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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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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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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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FIVE SKIN HEALTH RESOLUTIONS FOR 2016

#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 & create more spotty outbreaks. #3…

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How to not look scary this Halloween

Arrrh Halloween, you strange little holiday. I’ve never been a fan myself didn’t really get into the festivities as a child so maybe that’s why I don’t understand all of the hype. Now I have Maggie though I’m guessing in years to come im going to have to embrace it. In the meantime though I…

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