1 Jun 2017
The summer holidays are well and truly upon us and whether you’re enjoying a staycation at home or sipping cocktails while overlooking the Mediterranean, it’s vital to look after your skin. After a long day soaking in the sun’s rays it will thank you for taking care of a few basics.
Take a cool shower
A lazy day spent in the sun normally means applying layer upon layer of sunscreen. The... Read More »
31 Dec 2016
The festive party season is upon us and while those celebrations are fun at the time, your skin will suffer for it. Hangovers show up in your face the next day, leading to grey dehydrated skin and even the finest of lines suddenly appearing more pronounced. As you emerge to face the day – and your reflection – the only option left open to you is damage limitation.
Try these emergency... Read More »
30 Nov 2016
With a sudden drop in temperatures forecast for this weekend, it looks like winter is finally coming! Here are our tips for preventing the weatherbeaten, wind battered winter look:-
Switch up your skincare
Your skin type may change in cooler weather. Don’t be surprised if your normally oily skin begins to feel drier than usual. If you find your skin absorbing everything you throw at it... Read More »
30 Oct 2016
The clocks go back this weekend and while we gain a precious extra hour of sleep, for many this time of year can lead to a syndrome known as SAD, or Seasonal Affective Disorder.
SAD is a type of depression associated with a lack of light. Most of us feel more cheerful during the long daylight hours of the summer months and are often less reluctant to venture outdoors on dark winter days. For... Read More »
16 Sep 2016
Holiday time is nearly here! For those of you heading off to the beach, it means working hard to ensure your skin is in its best condition. If yours is tired, dull or just generally unresponsive to your frantic attempts at improvement don’t panic! A few simple adjustments to your daily and weekly routine can make a big difference to your skin all year round.
Here are seven of our... Read More »
16 Aug 2016
It’s nearly the midpoint in August and with this week’s downpours, it’s beginning to feel that Autumn is imminent. The good news is that there are still officially a few weeks of summer left and lots to look forward to.
Here are 7 things to enjoy for the rest of the summer:-
One more Bank Holiday weekend! We have one more Bank Holiday before the seemingly endless stretch to the next... Read More »
30 Jul 2016
Free radicals – we’ve all heard of them but do we really know the extent of the damage they inflict on our skin? From the sun’s rays to cigarette smoke to the household products we use every day, free radicals are ubiquitous, often leading to premature ageing and tired looking, dehydrated skin.
While effective moisturising creams can help to combat their effects, prevention is always... Read More »
15 Jun 2016
Sometimes life can get a little too much and we feel overwhelmed. It might be a combination of issues, such as impossible work deadlines, a lack of sleep, relationship problems, or, for flustered parents, the thought of entertaining children during the endless school holidays.
Stress has a nasty habit of showing up in your skin, from flare-ups of unpleasant skin conditions such as eczema and... Read More »
30 May 2016
Seven skincare tips for men to start their daily routine
Men and skincare are not two words that naturally fit together but before you recoil in horror at the thought of a ‘skincare routine’, think again. These seven tips can easily be incorporated into your daily routine without the need for investing in expensive skincare products.
Revamp your shower routine : Men lose collagen and... Read More »
30 Dec 2015
As Christmas Day approaches, our stress levels soar as we frantically work our way through an endless ‘to-do’ list. Resist the urge to panic – stress can lead to skin breakouts – and follow our 8 tips to take you through one of the busiest times of the year:-
Stay calm : Unless you’re supremely organised (which most of us mere mortals aren’t), there will still be a raft of cards to... Read More »