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Top Cardinal Skin Care Rules After Cosmetic Treatment

Botox treatments, chemical peels, and microdermabrasion are all cosmetic treatments geared towards eliminating skin imperfections. But the results can be affected by how well we take care of our skin after the treatment. Everything from staying hydrated to the type of skincare products we use can aid the recovery of our skin and heighten the treatment results. And perhaps, that's why you're here: to learn how to do so correctly. First things first, the length your skin will take to recover will depend on the type of treatment you had. That is, if the procedure was non-invasive, then you should be okay after a short while. But if the procedure left broken skin, recovery may take time and a bit...

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Sportswear: How It can Improve Your Overall Performance and Recovery

Let's be honest.  Putting together a good workout routine and sticking with it is challenging.  And choosing suitable sportswear to support your performance, even more so. If you are discouraged by not having a solution, don't be because you are not alone in this process. Every person that works out does so with the intent of feeling good, achieving optimum health, and completing workouts safely. High-performance sportswear with compression and stability has become a thing because consumers recognize the importance of protecting their bodies from injury and their skin from sun damage.    HOW SPORTSWEAR IMPROVES PERFORMANCE OK, let's keep this real and to the point.  When considering sportswear, if you are spending a lot of your time outdoors in...

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Maskne: The Advent of Face Mask Breakouts

The COVID-19 pandemic has made face masks and other face coverings essential for anyone stepping out of their home. A survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in August of last year found that 85% of adults wore face coverings in stores and other establishments. But while face coverings, primarily face masks, are vital in keeping the virus at bay, they also come with some downsides. Enter, Maskne. Maskne is a portmanteau of "mask" and "acne." It refers to pimples or breakouts caused by wearing a face mask. It can also refer to redness, bumpiness, and irritation in your skin. Luckily, there are measures one can take to protect against it. In this article, we'll explore what exactly causes Maskne and how...

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Skincare While Skiing: Everything You Need To Know

Ski trips are amazing- there is no doubt about it.  Nothing quite beats gliding down snow-filled slopes on a sunny day, enjoying the fascinating scenery around you. Or sharing a well-earned beverage with your family after a grueling run, and then unwinding in your chalet- feet up the fire, alpine food on the table, and a glass of bubbly champagne on your hand. Unfortunately, one of the (few) downsides of skiing is that the harsh mountainside conditions (think: fierce winds, intense sun, high altitudes, freezing temperatures) can wreak havoc on your skin.  But the good news is that you don't have to wait for your skin to crack, itch, or lose its shine on the slopes.  Here's a proactive skincare guide...

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5 Tips For Purchasing Your Next Activewear

If you don't know what to look for, buying activewear can be downright frustrating. It certainly doesn't have to be, however-- and at luminora, we're here to help. Whether you're in search of a few quality workout essentials or just starting from scratch, we have 5 tips that can help you successfully purchase your next activewear : 1. Choose the right material Your activewear has one major job to do: keeping you comfortable while you're on the move. Selecting the proper activewear material means assessing what you need from the garment, such as how often you'll wear it, how vigorously you'll move in it, and whether you plan to wear it outdoors or indoors. If you can, try the garment...

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