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33 days ago

Lazy Skincare tip

Tsahallah from Beauty Fields

Apply Soy Milk on a cotton ball and apply it to your face. Leave on for 5-15min. This will soften your skin and brighten it!

33 days ago

Pigmentation vs. Wrinkles: What Makes Your Skin Look Older?

Tsahallah from Beauty Fields

Pigmentation vs. Wrinkles: What Makes Your Skin Look Older?
Introduction


We know that pigmentation is easier to treat than wrinkles. There are many hyperpigmentation treatments and pigmentation skincare but for wrinkles, you will usually need some surgical intervention.
When it comes to … View more
Pigmentation vs. Wrinkles: What Makes Your Skin Look Older?
Introduction


We know that pigmentation is easier to treat than wrinkles. There are many hyperpigmentation treatments and pigmentation skincare but for wrinkles, you will usually need some surgical intervention.
When it comes to aging skin, most people immediately think of wrinkles. But guess what? We’ve got a scientific secret to reveal: pigmentation will reveal your age more easily. In this article, we’ll dive into the science behind the process and share tips for maintaining youthful and radiant skin.
Pigmentation vs. Wrinkles: The Difference
Pigmentation
Pigmentation refers to the changes in skin color. When we talk about pigmentation, we’re referring to the amount of melanin in the skin. Melanin is responsible for our skin’s color and acts as a shield against harmful UV rays. As we age, melanin can become unevenly distributed, leading to the appearance of pigmentation spots like brown patches or freckles.
Wrinkles
Wrinkles, on the other hand, are those fine lines and creases that appear on the skin. They result from a combination of factors, including decreased skin thickness, loss of elasticity, and muscle movement. When we laugh, squint, or make facial expressions, wrinkles form. Smoking, sun exposure, and environmental pollutants also contribute to wrinkle formation.
The Science Behind the Process
Ultraviolet Radiation (UV)
UV radiation is like the skin’s arch-nemesis. It bombards our skin cells, causing thousands of DNA alterations every day. Over time, this multi-hit assault leads to the deposition of a disorganized, elastic-fiber-rich matrix known as solar elastosis. Translation: wrinkles and sagging skin.
Menopause
Intrinsic aging signs kick in around 50–60 years of age. Women experience these changes earlier than men due to a decrease in the protective effects of estrogen during menopause.
Smoking
Smoking exposes the skin to a cocktail of damaging factors. Nicotine narrows blood vessels, reducing oxygen and nutrient supply to cells. Other tobacco chemicals increase enzymes that degrade collagen and elastin. Plus, the heat from burning cigarettes and facial muscle movements contribute to wrinkles.
Nutrition
What we eat matters! Antioxidant-rich foods like fruits, vegetables, legumes, herbs, and teas play a role in extrinsic aging. Higher vitamin C levels and increased linoleic acid intake are associated with decreased wrinkling, dryness, and skin atrophy.
Wrinkles or Pigmentation: The Verdict
Pigmentation wins the aging battle! While wrinkles get the spotlight, it’s those pesky pigmentation spots that truly reveal the passage of time. So, protect your skin from UV rays, nourish it with antioxidants, and embrace your natural radiance.
Remember, aging is a journey, and every laugh line tells a story. Let’s celebrate our skin’s resilience and keep it glowing! 🌟🌼
1: DermNet: Skin Ageing 2: BBC Future: Does darker skin not wrinkle? 3: Science Times: Understanding Skin Aging 4: US Dermatology Partners: The Science of Skin Aging

46 days ago

Q & A

Tsahallah from Beauty Fields

I've developed a new hobby recently and that's answering Reddit questions, Enjoy!

Q: Has anyone had either pigmentation removal treatments through Laser Clinics or Photo Rejuvenation through the Caci clinic?

Would you recommend it? :)

A: Hi dear, I know it's … View more
I've developed a new hobby recently and that's answering Reddit questions, Enjoy!

Q: Has anyone had either pigmentation removal treatments through Laser Clinics or Photo Rejuvenation through the Caci clinic?

Would you recommend it? :)

A: Hi dear, I know it's self-advertising, at least I'm honest about it. I feel for you because I've been in your place. All I can say is, take into consideration the costs (Caci or not Caci) because you'll have to do it at least annually and I'm very optimistic here. It can also do damage. I made some videos about this you can watch. I know, I have an accent and I'm not a young tiktoker but I do not have hyperpigmentation and I'm not into makeup, etc. You can watch the videos here: beautyfields.co.nz...

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47 days ago

Home made face mask

Tsahallah from Beauty Fields

1/4 Avo
1 Tsp Yogurt
1 Tsp Olive Oil
1 Tsp Honey

Mix well and apply to your face for 20min, great for dry skin but good for any skin. If you are left with too much mask, apply to your neck, elbows, or anywhere where your skin is dry. Cheers!

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59 days ago

Kiss your Skin-Therapist GoodBye

Tsahallah from Beauty Fields

Cos why pay more when you can pay less?

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65 days ago

Don't try this at home: Why Lemons Aren't a Magic Potion for Flawless Skin

Tsahallah from Beauty Fields

The charm of natural remedies is undeniable, especially when it comes to skincare. From honey masks to coffee scrubs, DIY concoctions flood social media, promising quick fixes for everything from wrinkles to hyperpigmentation. But before you squeeze that lemon onto your face based on the latest … View moreThe charm of natural remedies is undeniable, especially when it comes to skincare. From honey masks to coffee scrubs, DIY concoctions flood social media, promising quick fixes for everything from wrinkles to hyperpigmentation. But before you squeeze that lemon onto your face based on the latest TikTok "hack," hold on! As a pharmacist who has dedicated years to formulating gentle yet effective skincare, I'm here to burst the citrus bubble and explain why lemons are a bad idea for treating skin spots.

Lemon on your face is not such a good idea.
The Acidic Truth, what you don’t know can harm you

Let's start with the science. Lemons are undeniably rich in vitamin C, an antioxidant praised for its brightening properties. However, the key ingredient responsible for that "magic" is citric acid, a potent alpha hydroxy acid (AHA). While AHAs can indeed exfoliate dead skin cells, revealing a seemingly brighter complexion, the harsh reality is that lemon juice is far too acidic for your delicate facial skin.
Imagine this: your skin's natural pH sits around a healthy 5.5, slightly acidic but leaning towards neutral. Lemon juice, on the other hand, boasts a pH of 2-3, making it incredibly acidic and comparable to vinegar! Applying this directly to your face disrupts your skin's natural barrier, potentially leading to:
Inflammation and irritation: Redness, burning, and stinging are common reactions, especially for sensitive skin.
Increased sun sensitivity: AHAs make your skin more susceptible to sun damage, potentially worsening hyperpigmentation instead of lightening it.
Uneven skin tone: Over-exfoliation, inflammation, and increased sun sensitivity can lead to patchy, uneven skin tone, the opposite of the desired effect. Yup! It can make things worse!


pH2 is 1000 times more acidic than pH5, it’s a logarithmic scale
Beyond the Burn: The Long-Term Damage
The harm doesn't stop at immediate reactions. Frequent use of lemon juice can weaken your skin's barrier, making it more vulnerable to environmental damage, infections, and premature aging. It's essentially trading short-term perceived brightness for long-term skin woes.
The Temptation of the Algorithm: Why We Fall for the "Hacks"
So, why do these questionable practices gain traction online? The answer lies in a complex mix of factors:
Appeal to natural remedies: The belief that "natural" equals safe and effective is very strong.
Influencer trust: We often see flawless, filtered complexions on our screens, leading us to believe the methods used are foolproof, regardless of their potential harm.
Cherry-picking results: Social media thrives on showcasing successes, rarely highlighting negative experiences or potential dangers.
The Power of Informed Choices: Seek Expertise, Not Likes
It's important to remember that quick fixes rarely deliver lasting results, and especially when it comes to your skin, caution is paramount. Be weary before trying any DIY trend, especially on your face!
Remember, your skin is your largest organ, deserving of care and respect. Don't fall victim to online trends that prioritize likes over lasting results. Choose the informed path, treat your skin with gentleness and respect, and use lemons for lemonade - the healthy way, not on your face.

Use your Lemons wisely, drink them!

66 days ago

Hyperpigmentation Soap – All Natural Skin Lightening Treatment HandMade in New Zealand

Tsahallah from Beauty Fields

More info: beautyfields.co.nz...
A cream is also available

This soap treats pigmentation. It can be used for skin lightening, skin bleaching, or as a skin whitening treatment. This soap is gentler and safer than other bleach soaps for skin such as Kojic soap and the like. All Natural, handmade … View more
More info: beautyfields.co.nz...
A cream is also available

This soap treats pigmentation. It can be used for skin lightening, skin bleaching, or as a skin whitening treatment. This soap is gentler and safer than other bleach soaps for skin such as Kojic soap and the like. All Natural, handmade in NZ. For body and face – Normal to oily skin.

Treat your skin with the best that nature offers to ensure a radiant clear complexion and brighter-looking skin. Enriched with natural skin-lightening herbs this soap is one of a kind.


Calendula – Ancient Egyptians used Calendula to rejuvenate their skin. Bathing in calendula infusion was thought to give one a healthy glow.

Parsley – Rich in vitamin C and other antioxidants/ Vitamin C is clinically proven to reduce skin pigmentation.

Directions: Use daily as a regular soap for the face and body. Leave it on for a minute or two before rinsing. Apply moisturizer if needed.
Size: 90gr/3.3Oz. All Vegan.
Not tested on animals.

Price: $25

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