RAWKANVAS SKIN SCHOOL

How to Keep Your Skincare Fresh and Effective

With chic glassware and stunning hues straight from the rainbow, we couldn't blame you for displaying your gorgeous skincare in the bedroom or bathroom. But did you know, that improper storage can affect the quality and lifespan of your skincare products? Just like food and other consumables, skincare products don't stay fresh forever. And this is especially true for natural and organic skincare products, because they don't contain synthetic preservatives.

Let us help you maintain the quality of your skincare products, with this storage guide.

Fact or Fiction: Using Moisturiser Will Make Your Skin Oilier?
Ok, so in the world of skincare, there's a lot of misconceptions and hand-me-downs when it comes to beliefs. One hand-me-down belief is that using a moisturiser will lead to oilier skin (just like eating crusts makes your hair curly!). But is this claim correct? Let's sort fact from fiction on this common belief.
Clear Skin Guide: Solutions for Acne, Breakouts and Blackheads
Acne, breakouts and blackheads are common skin concerns that many of us face at one point or another. They're completely normal, and nothing to be ashamed of! But if you're looking for tips to improve or manage your way to clearer, healthier-looking skin, we've got you covered. So, get to know the likely cause of your blemishes and what to do.
Embracing Nature: Why Natural Skincare Products Change in Colour, Scent and Texture

Should every skincare product be the same? In a world of beauty where consistency is not only valued, but expected, we think it's time to challenge the notion that every skincare product should be the same. Why? Because natural skincare products, with their stunning range of colours, scents and consistencies, are unique and worthy of celebration. Let's explore why no two natural skincare products are the same, and the benefits that come with embracing nature and her variations.

Serenity Unveiled: Discover Why Customers Can't Get Enough!
If you've been looking for a skincare product to intensely nourish your dry and dehydrated skin (on just about every body part), then we've got it! Get to know our latest baby, Serenity: Nurturing Collagen Beauty Balm, and why you need it in your skincare routine. But don't just take our word for it - discover why our customers can't get enough, too!
Mother's Day Gift Guide: Our Top Picks
Can you believe it's almost Mother's Day again?! Treat yourself, a parent, loved one or friend to the gift of confidence. We've pulled together our top picks to make it super easy for you! And don't forget, we always run gift with purchase promotions, so there's even more to bundle into your gift for free*!
Beauty Balms: Why Every Routine Should Have One
Used throughout the ages to heal, hydrate and smooth the skin (on just about every body part), beauty balms are nothing new! Yet, they're still just emerging into everyday skincare routines. So, you may be wondering what a beauty balm is, what it does, and all the ways you can make use of one. Get to know beauty balms better with us, so you can get one into your routine with complete confidence. You won't look back!
Skincare Do's and Don'ts: How to Avoid Common Mistakes
Skincare can be overwhelming - we talk about this often! With so many brands, products, ingredients, blogs and tips out there, it can become really confusing to simply take care of your skin. So, let's talk about some really common skincare mistakes to avoid, so you can enjoy your best skin!
A Beginner's Guide to Youthful-Looking Skin
Ageing, it's completely natural. Some might even say it's a gift. Because the older we get, the wiser we get, right?! But what if there's a way to grow older and wiser, while still maintaining that youthful, radiant glow? It all starts with an 'anti-ageing' skincare routine. We cover the basics for you here.
The Science Behind Skincare: How to Understand Your Skin's Needs

It's common knowledge that the skin is the largest organ in the human body. But did you know that it acts as a protective barrier against UV rays, pollutants and pathogens? That it helps to regulate our body temperature? That is helps to maintain hydration in our bodies? There really is so much more to your skin, than how it simply looks! So just like any other organ in the body, the skin has it's own set of needs to keep it healthy and ensure it functions properly.

Get to understand your skins needs, before you develop a personalised skincare routine.

Autumn Winter Skin: How to Nourish Your Skin During the Changing Seasons

Summer is over for another year, and you know what that means... the temperatures are dropping, the days are getting shorter, and it's time to adjust your skincare routine again. Just as we layer up in warmer clothes, it's only right to layer your skin up and protect it from the effects of the cooler environment, too. So with a few simple tweaks, you can keep your skin hydrated, healthy and glowing no matter what the weather is doing.

Everything You Need to Know About Pigmentation
Got pigmentation? Same. Most of us do, and it's totally normal! But there's no harm in wanting a more even skin tone. In fact, it's totally achievable once you understand what causes pigmentation, how to prevent it, and how to treat it. So, let's get to know all about it then!
Back to Basics: The Five Must-Do's of Skincare
Short on time, but still want to keep your skin looking healthy and radiant? When it comes to skincare, it's easy to get overwhelmed by all of the brands, products and routines out there. But the great things is, you can keep your skin healthy and glowing with just 5 simple steps, even when you're stressed or busy. Just promise yourself some me time and consistency!
Skin Sobering: Our take on the latest trend doing the rounds
We've said it before and we'll say it again - you don't need a 10 step skincare routine to achieve healthy, glowing skin. In fact skin sobering, the latest skincare trend doing the rounds on social media, holds a lot of merit to it. Somewhere in the neighbourhood of skin minimalism, which focuses on a reduced number of products, skin sobering describes the process of giving your skin a break from too many daily products and treatments. But before you go throwing out half of your beauty bar, let's unpack it properly!
The Role of Antioxidants in Skincare
If you're looking to improve the overall health and appearance of your skin, antioxidants are one type of ingredient you need in your skincare routine. We break down what antioxidants are, how they work, and what ingredients they're found in, so you can be on your way to your healthiest skin yet.
The Hidden Skin Damage of Stress: What You Can Do

Driving productivity and accomplishments, in small doses, they say stress can be a good thing! But even though it's a natural part of life, stress for prolonged periods of time (chronic stress) can have a significant impact on your skin. That's because when you're stressed, your body releases a hormone known as cortisol, that can signal inflammation and a host of other changes in the body, ending with skin concerns.

Whether you're dealing with a little or a lot of stress, it's important to understand how it can affect your skin, and what you can do to help.

Streamline Your Skincare Routine With Multi-Taskers
When it comes to keeping a streamlined skincare routine, there's a few things we know for sure. One, less is more. Two, time is important. And three, skincare is an investment. So it goes without saying, the more steps you can combine into one, the better! Multi-tasking products offer the ability to address multiple skin goals, while offering time and wallet-saving convenience too!
How to Choose Products That Will Actually Benefit Your Skin
With so many skincare brands and products out there, it's hard to know which ones will actually work for your skin. And with time, budget and skincare goals aside, your skin actually plays a vital role in protecting you from environmental stressors and keeping you healthy... so it's pretty important to find the right skincare. Let's explore why skincare quality matters, and ways in which to find your best products.
The busy person's guide to healthy skin

Nowadays our lives are busy! While we’re trying to juggle everything from simply drinking enough water, working hard, chasing dreams and putting the kids to sleep, it’s easy to see how the likes of self-care and skincare routines start to slip. So, if you find yourself stretched and out of hours by the end of the day, but you desperately want to see those glowing skin results, then this one is for you!  

Check out our quick and easy tips, and go with what works for you.

Saving Money on Skincare: How to Build a Routine Without Breaking the Bank

Yep, it's getting expensive out there! And while we're cutting budgets left, right and centre... the good news is, when it comes to skincare, less really can be more. So if you're looking to re-evaluate your 10-step skincare routine for a more budget-friendly one, then this is for you! Because you can achieve the results you're after by focussing on quality over quantity - and it's called skin minimalism. Discover how to make the concept of skin minimalism work for you.

Skin Savers for Happy Skin During Your Next Flight
If you're a frequent flyer, you'll know that flying can take a toll on your skin. From dry cabin air (causing dehydration), recycled cabin air containing pollutants (causing irritation), a high altitude and reduced air pressure (causing fluid build up - aka puffy eyes) to the overall combination of dry air, pollution and bacteria (causing breakouts), needless to say, it's important to take extra care of your skin before, during and after a flight! We show you how.