An ever-popular brand here at Skin Oracle has always been Exuviance and one of their most popular products has to be the Evening Restorative Complex. Suitable for all skin types, this wonder-cream continues to be one of our best sellers and it’s an ideal product for those looking to repair photo-damaged skin and help to actively treat the signs of ageing.

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How To Identify Your Skin Type

When throwing yourself into your skincare regime and searching for the best products on the market, it is paramount to be able to correctly identify your skin type. Your skin is cleverer than you think and it can react to chemicals it deems are just not suitable and this can cause the opposite effect with what you are trying to achieve with your skincare products.

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What To Do If You’ve Been Sunburnt

There are two types of people in this world. The type who does not apply sunscreen and gets sunburnt and the type who does apply sunscreen, but misses those key areas and gets sunburnt anyway. Either way, sunburnt skin is preventable and can ruin an otherwise lovely holiday. However, we’ll try to not to lecture you too much during this blog (even if you really really should be applying sunscreen).

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Soothing Irritated Skin

Anyone can suffer from irritated or inflamed skin and this can show itself in the form of bumps, redness, blisters and patches of itchy skin. There are many aspects that can contribute to an irritated complexion. Even skincare that is specifically formulated to soothe the skin can be to blame for a flare up.

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Elemis Gentle Rose Exfoliator – A Weekly Wonder

Exfoliating the skin can help promote a softer and clearer complexion. However, over exfoliating can strip the skin of its natural oils, leading to oiler, drier and more compromised skin. It’s important to find the right balance with your exfoliation and also the best products to suit your individual needs, but a good option to look at would definitely be the Elemis Gentle Rose Exfoliator. Continue reading

Why use a toner?

As skincare advisors, we get asked all the time, ‘what does a toner do?’ and ‘Do I really need one?’. Well, a toner is used to balance the pH level in the skin after cleansing. It can also be used to unblock pores, eradicate oils, dirt and cleanser residue from the skin to avoid breakouts.

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