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Dry and Dehydrated skin – What is the difference?

Ever wonder what the difference is between dry and dehydrated skin? Dehydrated skin is a lack of water whilst dry skin is a lack of natural lipids or oils.  If we look at the skin a little deeper we see that our top layers of skin cells naturally draw moisture from our environment daily to […]

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Glowing youthful skin – The low down

We all want youthful glowing youthful skin but often feel it is out of our reach.  Here are some simple daily steps which will help you achieve a radiant complexion. Your skin is a reflection of your health. I know we would all prefer not to hear this but your daily diet will also affect […]

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Microneedling

Micro-needling has to be one of my favourite treatments. The reason I go back to it time and time again for my clients is because it delivers great results.  Here is an introduction to the treatment. What is micro-needling? Micro-Needling or Collagen Induction Therapy is a roller device which is moved over the skins surface. […]

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Pigmentation – tips for even skin tone

Dark spots and uneven skin tone starting to bother you? Let’s look at why issues with pigmentation are so common and if there is anything we can do to treat or prevent. Pigmentation or colour is an important part of a healthy skin and provides us with some natural protection against sun damage from UV […]

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In the cosmetic world with so much choice, I often wonder how anyone with problem skin ends up on the right products.  So many products with so many claims often not having the desired result.  Over the years I have tried it all from toothpaste, perfume the whole lot in my quest for clear skin.  This seems to be a […]

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Keratosis Pilaris

If you have tiny bumps on the tops of your arms or thighs, it is highly possible you are suffering from a harmless skin condition called keratosis pilaris.  It is caused by the build-up of the main protein in the skin, keratin.  It appears as white or red bumps on the surface where keratin becomes […]

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Changing skincare with the seasons

The importance of changing skincare with the seasons.  The top layers of our skin are in a constant state of change, renewing consistently to provide a protective barrier and a supple hydrated complexion. In order to do this effectively your skin requires some supplies, one such vital supply is water. This is where weather can […]

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Skincare tips for brides to be

We all want beautiful skin but on our wedding day we tend to set the bar a little higher. Here are my skincare tips for brides to be. My advice is always to start into a skin care plan where possible about 6 months prior to the big day. There will be enough going on […]

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Prepping your skin for the party season

My favourite time of year is nearly upon us. Loads of get togethers with family and friends and maybe it’s the thought of impending time off work but everyone always seems a little happier. The same cannot always be said for our skin where a few too many Christmas parties, cold weather and central heating […]

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Top 5 tips for beautiful skin

You are in control 1. Everyone is after the best treatments possible for their skin and while there are amazing treatments available I always tell my clients that they are in control of the results they are going to achieve. What do I mean? Think of it like going to the dentist – we go […]