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The Blog: Acne

To Retinol, or not to Retinol, that is the question

Ahhhh Vitamin A how I love you. Our love affair started when you cleaned up my Acne scarring and has started again recently when my post baby outbreaks arrived. Here is my guide on why you should love Vitamin A (Retinol) too but why you need to respect this fabulous molecule too and some exciting news about…

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A word about Clarisonic cleansers

Clarisonic. The buzz word when it comes to cleansing your skin these days. This skin care tool uses a brush that moves over the skin to deeply cleanse. When I was training to be a therapist we were trained to use brush cleansers as part of a facial which, even 20 years ago, was pretty…

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An Education in Skincare

Part of my twenty year career was spent teaching NVQ Beauty Therapy at the college where I qualified. I was on a big journey of learning myself as whilst teaching I was also working toward my CertEd Teaching Qualification and A1 Assessors Award allowing me to be an NVQ Assessor. I never thought I would be…

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Want Healthy, glowing skin? Part 5

Want Healthy, glowing skin? Part 5: ALWAYS USE DIFFERENT SKIN CARE PRODUCTS IN THE MORNING AND AT NIGHT Why is it so important that your skin care routine is different in the morning than at night? Well your skin has different needs during the day than when you are asleep at night. Daytime brings a…

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How Do Hormones Affect the Skin in Your 20s?

Intrinsic ageing is determined by heredity, your genetic programming that controls the hormones responsible for ageing. The skin will certainly behave differently under the influences of these hormones, but how do they affect skin from ages 20-30? Particularly in the early to mid-twenties (ages 22-25 in particular), hormones from the teenage years should start to…

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Wine face, dairy face, sugar face, gluten face

I feel the need to shout this from the rooftops this week as it’s such old news as far as we’re concerned. I’m delighted that it’s been thrust into the media spotlight giving me the opportunity to get my penny worth in. This is what the Daily Mail posted this week. Asking us which face…

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How are you causing your skin issue?

In our skin lounges we see a lot of clients who come to us because they have a skin issue they want to heal. Definitely adult Acne & other inflammatory skin issues are on the up due to our hectic modern lifestyles. Long hours, being permanently attached to our devices, poor diets & addictions to…

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How to treat Acne, Ageing, Psoriasis, Rosacea and more!

THIS WEEK LOUISE TALKS ABOUT A REVOLUTIONARY SKIN REJUVENATOR & HOW TO TREAT ACNE, AGEING, PSORIASIS, ROSACEA AND MORE! This week me and my team have been back to School! We love learning & I’m always researching the latest technology to make sure our clients only have the best when it comes to skin health. So we have…

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Acne cysts, spots & blackheads…What’s the difference?

Following on from last weeks blog I am taking the lead from some of my lovely clients & responding to their feedback by writing this extension to the blog about Acne. This is how to identify the different outbreaks you may experience & how to treat them! ☺️ Acne cysts I always describe these as…

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Five Skin Care Tips to Reduce Acne

  One of the main reasons I developed the U & Your Skin facial over 10 years ago, was because I am an Acne sufferer. The 3D approach we take to treat & heal your skin comes from my own battles & triumphs with Acne, outbreaks & scarring. We treat a lot of these issues…

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