Home > Lifestyle > Beyond Beauty Beyond Beauty All sections in Lifestyle » Diet and nutrition » Fitness » Man » Sex » Parenting » Woman » Contraception » Environmental Health » Health and Your Money » Healthy Home » Healthy Workplace » Mental Health » Pet Health » Stop Smoking » Street Drugs » Sun » Teen » Travel Health » Ageing well » Natural Health » Health tech » All lifestyle sections WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher! Fill in our quick and easy survey and stand a chance of winning! #BeyondBeauty Beyond Beauty Q&A The skin is a fascinating organ. Ask your skin-related questions here . . . The African sun & its effects on your skin Our sunny climate makes us the envy of the world, but there’s a shadow to all that sunshine when it comes to our skin. Time to become sun smart. Moisturiser: the right stuff A moisturiser is just a moisturiser, right? Not quite. What they put in – and leave out – can make a huge difference to your skin. A good moisture can do alot more than you think When you use your daily skin moisturiser, did you know that you’re probably using a multi-functional ‘smart cream’? Moisture matters: Oils vs serums and moisturisers Facial oils have become very popular, but do they benefit all skin types? And do you need a facial oil on top of your regular moisturiser? Do most people follow a skin regime? We have the results of the topicals survey and this is what you had to say... This is why a moisturiser matters Even people not really interested in looking after their skin know that moisturiser is a key step in good skin care. But do you really know why? This is the recipe for good skin, no matter your skin type Regardless of our ancestral heritage, we’re all South Africans, and healthy, good-looking skin is within all our reach Fair concerns – what does your skin need? Paler complexion types are not only more vulnerable under the sun, they show signs of damage and premature ageing much more commonly. Best we know how to care for them, then. Get to know your darker skin needs Do you know that the concerns of darker skin differ from those of lighter skin, and that they need bespoke treatment? What are the needs of South African skin types? September sees us celebrating the rich diversity of cultures and heritage that make up who we are – South Africans! These are the pillars of healthy, good-looking skin While it is practically impossible to avoid skin ageing from lifestyle factors, we can limit them through adopting good habits. And it’s always wise to be prepared. Solutions to SA women’s top 10 skin concerns – Part 2 With over a decade of experience in dealing with SA women’s skin concerns, the medical and aesthetic professionals at Skin Renewal know the best treatments for a healthy, beautiful skin. This is what you had to say! Did you know that over 60% of Beyond Beauty readers struggle with skin pigmentation problems? These are the results from the Beyond Beauty Pigmentation Survey. Solutions to SA women’s top 10 skin concerns – Part 1 After a decade of dealing with SA women’s skin concerns, the medical and aesthetic professionals at Skin Renewal know the best methods to obtain a healthy, beautiful skin. SA women’s most common skin concerns This August the focus is on celebrating women, their triumphs and the fact that they’re the rock in our lives. Let's help them put their 'best face' forward. 6 skin conditions that can benefit from exfoliation Exfoliation can assist in treating skin conditions from adult acne to wrinkles. What you need to know about deeper exfoliation Removing stubborn or deeper skin problems such as melasma pigmentation and acne scarring may require deeper professional interventions with medium chemical peels and light technology. DIY skin care: Exfoliation Helping your skin with its natural exfoliation process can do wonders for its function and appearance. Have you discovered the boon of superficial exfoliators yet? Are you exfoliating enough? Exfoliation is a natural process that keeps our skin healthy and looking good. But, sometimes, we need to give our skin a helping hand. 4 tips for even skintone Hyperpigmentation is a tricky condition to handle, and successful treatment needs a multipronged, ongoing strategy. 3 lines of defence in treating hyperpigmentation When it comes to excess pigmentation, your best treatment solutions depend on the type of pigmentation and its severity. 5 possible causes of pigmentation problems In order to deal with your pigmentation problems, it helps to understand the cause(s). The four pillars of preserving healthy skin Pretty much all of us want to keep our skin healthy and youthful for as long as possible. The best way to achieve this is with the help of these four pillars. Laser skin therapy – could this be the answer to your skin problems? Let’s shed some light on the incredible things certain lasers can do to reverse the effects of sun damage. 4 secrets to combat ageing When we consider freezing our frown or filling out our lips, injectable treatments are probably the first thing that springs to mind – however, there are many other applications. Discovering non-invasive skin treatments Not that long ago, surgery was the only solution to correct sagging skin, deep wrinkles and cellulite. These days, the scalpel-free options keep expanding, with many unexpected benefits. Looking good – the next level for men Fuel injection isn’t the only kind of injectable men are interested in these days. Find out how Botox and fillers can keep you looking youthful. Male skin care goes hi-tech New state-of-the-art technologies are achieving great results in the treatment of men’s skin problems. For men only! Modern men are finally starting to look after their skins. Find out how male skin care and treatments differ from the other 51%. Looking good, man! Men’s grooming habits are as varied as their fashion sense. For the Millennial Man, however, a cared-for, groomed appearance is essential. SA women's most troublesome skin condition Our focus on hyperpigmentation (aka dark marks or sun spots) will arm you with all the knowledge you need. WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Take the quick and easy skin survey now. Take our quick survey and win R2000! Take the quick and easy skin survey now. What are the real causes of acne? It appears that acne is becoming more problematic in developed countries – and may linger for decades. Why is that, and what’s causing it? High-tech acne treatments Technology is the third force used in effective acne treatment. Find your best solutions here… load more articles advertisement From our sponsors WIN a R2 000 beauty voucher! Understanding diabetes self-management Fed up with the Phlemings? Let’s chat diabetes and erectile dysfunction Live healthier FYI » When the flu turns deadly Why the flu makes you feel so miserable Could a deadly flu strain hit SA this winter? Following an intense flu season in the US and UK, should we be worried about our own upcoming flu season? Alcohol and acne » Dagga vs alcohol: Which is worse? SEE: Why you are drinking more alcohol than you realise Does alcohol cause acne? Some foods can be a trigger for acne, but what about alcohol? Dermatologist Dr Nerissa Moodley weighs in.