Isabel Hylton

Isabel is a writer and editor with a passion for reading, art and philosophy. She often spends her time pondering the meaning of life and performing her rigorous skincare routine.

What is hyperpigmentation? Hyperpigmentation is a term used to describe patches of skin that appear darker; they can vary in size and occur anywhere on the body. The cause of hyperpigmentation is the excessive production of melanin, which is the pigment that gives skin its colour. The reasons for developing hyperpigmentation can vary widely, some people are born with patches of darker skin (birthmarks), and they are completely normal and harmless. Others may get hyperpigmentation as a result of irritation, acne, hormone imbalance, pregnancy, drugs and/or sun damage. Darker skin tones tend to be more prone to hyperpigmentation as the…

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We’ve always loved delving our imaginations in worlds not of our own and creating adventures. Even when we were kids, we’d play imaginary games where we’d pretend to be princesses, knights, wizards and adventurers. Adults have role-played for millennia with improvisational theatre throughout medieval Europe and role-playing events in Han China; in a way humanity have always had role playing games. But we really started what we call ‘RPGs’ with table-top games like the first one Dungeons and Dragons originally published in 1974 followed by its virtual counterpart video games which is what we’ll be focusing on. Role-playing video games…

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Many people, when worrying about their health, will only concern themselves with their muscles, digestive system, skin, hair, and heart. But people tend to forget about one of the most important parts of our body, our bones. Bones play more roles in the body than just structure, they protect organs, store calcium, and anchor muscles. It’s very important to build strong and healthy bones during childhood and teenage years, but you still build bone mass during adulthood which will help your health in the long run. Poor bone health can cause health conditions later on in life, like osteoporosis or rickets and…

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Skincare masks are a great way to deliver powerful strong ingredients to your skin for quick and noticeable results. There are many types of face masks that do different things for different skin types and knowing what effects you want for your skin will help you in deciding which to purchase. Whichever mask you choose it’s important to incorporate it into your monthly or even weekly skincare routine for long-lasting results. So, here are some descriptions of each type of skincare mask and what they can do for your skin. Clay Masks Clay masks are great for all skin types…

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