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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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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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The Style and Skin Clinic – did you miss it?!

This past Saturday I teamed up with a talented friend of mine (also a Louise) for our first collaboration of The Style & Skin Clinic. We were packed! The room full of eager ladies wanting to learn about skin health and fashion as part of Norwich Fashion Week 2016. We had a stunning room at the St…

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Want healthy, glowing skin? Part 4

Want healthy, glowing skin? Part 4: AVOID DAIRY PRODUCTS IF YOUR SKIN IS PRONE TO BREAKOUTS. Nutrition despite what may have been reported in the past, is essential to how our skin issues are influenced. While specifically eating the odd chocolate bar or bag of crisps won’t have a long term effect regular consumption of…

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Want healthy, glowing skin? Part 3

Want healthy, glowing skin? Part 3: GET REGULAR FACIALS FROM AN EXPERIENCED SKIN THERAPIST If you’ve never had a facial before then you really don’t know what you are missing out on…no really! It’s not just for the person who has a skin issue its vital for maintaining & improving the skins health. We are…

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Want healthy, glowing skin? Part 2

Want healthy, glowing skin? Part 2: DRINK HOT LEMON WATER FIRST THING IN THE MORNING. I’ve been practising this ritual for the last twenty odd years. It’s the first thing I drink every day from my soup sized I ❤️ NY mug. (Check out our YouTube channel to watch the prep video) This ancient ayurverdic…

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