From stingy sunburn to miserable bug bites, it's nearly impossible to get through a summer totally unscathed. Here's what to do when the summer takes its toll ton your skin. See also: Why it feels so good to scratch your mosquito
Moisturissers and facial creams with "snail essence" are the latest beauty trend. But is rubbing snail slime on your face a good thing? See also: Eight steps to younger looking
Believe it or not, pumpkin flesh exfoliates, hydrates and protects your skin - all at the same time. Whilst its essential fatty acids deliver a hydration boost, vitamins A and C get to work on those ageing free radicals and alpha hydroxy acids boost cell turnover, revealing a brighter, more radiant you.
Air pollutants rob the skin cells of oxygen and encourage free radicals to form. New evidence shows that exposure to pollution generates free radicals that can damage and age the skin in the same way as harmful UV rays from the sun do. Often implicated as a cause of dullness and uneven skin tone, air pollutants are sometimes found in even higher levels indoors than outside, so it’s important to protect your skin even if you’re mostly inside.
From sheet masks to fermented ingredients, DIY beauty hacks to LED light therapy, there’s a lot to be gained from Korean beauty care. We’ve even consulted beauty guru, Michelle Phan, about her go-to products and treatments, which we’ve divulged below. Phan notes she’s been using Korean beauty products for years and “swears by their skin care products.” Scroll through the slideshow above to see some of our favourite Korean beauty products, and let us know which ones you’d try by tweeting @YahooStyleCA.
Why aren’t more health experts raising awareness of getting moles checked? Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the UK and the rates continue to rise. “I think one of the most common mistakes people make about their skin is that they don’t take their mole health very seriously,” says Stefanie. “People hardly ever have their moles checked out.