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The Blog: Skincare

FIVE SKIN HEALTH RESOLUTIONS FOR 2017!

FIVE SKIN HEALTH RESOLUTIONS FOR 2017! #1 Wash your skin nightly. Not removing make up, daily dirt, oil, grime & pollutants from the skin every night will result in infections & outbreaks. Your skin regenerates at night too so give it a helping hand. #2 Don’t pick! Picking at your skin will result in scarring…

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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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Post holiday skincare

I got back from my family holiday in Majorca last night and was inspired to write a blog about my post holiday skincare routine as the weary, spotty face stared back at me in the bathroom mirror. This was our first family holiday overseas. 14 month old Maggie’s first flight and so gone was the now seen…

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U & Your Skin Skincare Range!

It’s been a dream of my for some time now to develop my own bespoke skincare range from scratch with a Cosmetic Chemist. I’ve been working behind the scenes for the last six years doing silent research topping up my existing knowledge, visiting expos in Bologne and the UK and I am super excited to now be starting…

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Q and A with Skin Therapist U & Your Skin Founder Louise

  Q and A with Skin Therapist U & Your Skin Founder Louise ULTIMATE WELL-BEING TIP : ‘ Lose the guilt surrounding taking time out to ‘just be’. I feel blessed to be a driven person but I constantly have to battle to just stop, rest & be sometimes.’ GREATEST INSPIRATION : ‘ This would…

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Getting Married? Read on

Getting Married? Read on   Six Months Before: Start A Good Cleansing regime “Six months is the perfect amount of time to ensure that your skin is clear, smooth and glowing for the big day,” explains Louise Thomas – Minns , who recommends following a gentle, non-drying cleanser with a hyaluronic rich moisturiser as part…

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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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Hot beauty trends

1) MASKS: Masks have made a huge come back this year from multitasking to sheet masks and something that we have been doing in house for years, ‘patch working’ your masks for different concerns. This means using masks suitable for the different skin concerns. A clarifying mask on oily areas, a hydrating for parched areas for…

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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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