Skin Care Lab

A closer look at new lines of treatments and the textures available. With active ingredients becoming more refined and effective, let Beautiful Skin guide you through the world of cosmetic formulations and explain how cosmetic treatments work. Learn about the benefits and properties of serums, fillers, gels, face oils... Inspiring promises matched by a proven track record. Where pleasure and comfort are paramount!

Active skin care ingredients

Why hydrogen water is better for skin
Hydrogen water for your skin: meet the newest antioxidant craze
Anyone recall who first came up with the theory that necking eight litres of water a day would give us all radiant complexions? No, us neither, but it's advice most of us strive to follow.
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The anti-ageing benefits of chlorophyll for skin
#Greenaddict: the benefits of chlorophyll for skin
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We all know about getting our five a day, but did you know about the anti-ageing power of chlorophyll? An nutritious ingredient par excellence, chlorophyll boasts a multitude of skin-loving benefits! TEXT :
Natural cosmetics: the benefits of snail slime for skin
Weird yet magical active skincare ingredients
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No, we haven't lost the plot... The list may be heave-worthy, but they're lauded by the skincare world... Whacky and (to say the least) unconventional, these natural cosmetics work a treat!
Plant-based cosmetics: vegetable ingredients in our skincare products
The plant kingdom, a beauty-boosting natural resource
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The skincare world is rapidly heading down a simpler, back to basics route. Plant-based cosmetics are seeing a resurgence, as more of us gravitate towards natural skincare ingredients.
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Best treatments and textures

Five top tips for body scrubbing
Five top tips for scrubbing your body
We all know that body scrubbing leads to more glow, less cellulite and softer skin, but are you doing it right? Discover the best techniques for maximum impact from scrubbing your skin.
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The benefits of beauty oil on skin
Why oils deserve our undivided attention!
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Once upon a time skin oils were greasy, shiny, sticky, pore-clogging nightmares. The latest generation, however, is the stuff of dreams and we're loving every last drop!
Carrot oil for skin: achieve gorgeous, bronzed skin
Carrot oil for a healthy, bronzed glow
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Packed with beta-carotene and vitamins, carrot oil is an undeniable beauty-booster. It's also a proven multi-tasker thanks to its protective, hydrating and wrinkle-zapping properties.
Face peels: 5 questions about cosmetic peeling
5 commonly-asked questions about face peels
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Face peels are designed to speed up cell renewal in the epidermis. Here are 5 commonly-asked questions about this popular facial treatment.
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The science of skin care

Anti ageing foods: the benefits of polyphenols for skin
The skin-loving benefits of polyphenols
Yes, veggies are good for us! But their goodness goes beyond vitamins and fibre. Their magic ingredient? Polyphenols!
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What is a hypoallergenic cream?
'Hypoallergenic', a magic word for sensitive skin
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Facial skin is much thinner and more sensitive than the rest of the body. And if we're allergy-prone things can get tough. So, thank heaven's for hypoallergenic products! Here's why...
Get perfect skin with probiotics
Probiotics for skin - welcome to the world of friendly bacteria!
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We're used to hearing about probiotics in our food. But what about the relationship between probiotics and our skin? Here's the lowdown...
Global anti aging explained
What is global anti aging?
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We take a look at the specificities of global anti aging skin care, often confused with its sister, anti wrinkle care, and how important it is at all ages. Here's why.
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