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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 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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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 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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Beautiful baby skin

During my pregnancy my body was drawn towards Avocados, dark greens & fruit & I really listened to it & it’s little subtle demands of what it needed throughout the trimesters. What I have found fascinating as a new Mum & Skin therapist, is that even though Maggie was supposedly 2 weeks later than her…

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Best skincare when you have a cold or flu

  Often the transition of a new season brings with it an influx of coughs, colds & Flus. So how can you take care of your skincare when you’re feeling under the weather? Here are my tips: 1. Using a humidifier in your bedroom at night will giveback the moisture to your skin. If you’ve…

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My top 5 skin aggressors

1. ‘The sun causes 90% of the ageing damage to our skin as UVA rays are present 365 days of the year. Protect daily using an environmental shield to guard against UVA/B and pollution.’ 2. ‘Sugar is right up there as a big No No for skin health. It contributes to lines,wrinkles and yes there…

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Let the Sun shine!

  ACCORDING TO SKIN CANCER RESEARCH UK, CASES OF SKIN CANCER ARE FIVE TIMES HIGHER TODAY THAN THEY WERE IN THE SEVENTIES. WHY ARE WE NOT GETTING THE PROTECTION MESSAGE? Why is it that we feel so ‘safe’ & ‘secure’ when it’s comes to applying sunscreen in the UK. Lulled into a false sense of…

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Me and my food…

I love food! Me and food have always had a bit of a love/hate relationship though and I thank my skin therapy for keeping me on track with a, now, healthy relationship. It was really important to me when I was embarking on pulling together my U and your skin signature facial development, that Nutrition…

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