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Is Sweat Bad For Your Skin?


Tuesday, May 28, 2019

We all know how great exercise is for both general health and skin health. Whether you prefer a brisk walk, intense gym sessions or the calming vibes of a yoga class, the increased circulation when exercising helps to improve lymph drainage, which is incredibly beneficial for skin health. During exercise as your heart rate and circulation ...

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Ultrasun: Busting the SPF Myth for Darker Skin Tones


Tuesday, May 14, 2019

As discussed in our last blog, May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and one of our favourite sunscreen brands, Ultrasun, have partnered up with educational platform the Black Skin Directory, to launch the UK’s first initiative to highlight the need for sun protection for ALL skin types. “It’s a long held myth amongst sections of BME ...

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How to Get Rid of Cellulite


Tuesday, May 7, 2019

With summer approaching and better weather on the way - let’s hope so anyway(!) - now is the time we start to think about purchasing new swimwear, dusting off the shorts and heading to a hot beach. But these steps closer to summer inevitably means your legs will be on display! We are all about ...

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The Safe Approach To Tanning


Tuesday, April 30, 2019

It appears that our mini-summer was short-lived over the long Easter weekend, but there are whispers of another imminent British heatwave! We are looking at the safest way to achieve a glowing tan without subjecting your skin to “trauma tanning” plus how to avoid the dreaded streaky orange look when you decide to fake it. We ...

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Is Sugar Responsible for Skin Ageing & Acne?


Thursday, April 25, 2019

Was your long Easter weekend filled with chocolate eggs, hot cross buns and more chocolate eggs? We all know the old wives tale about chocolate causing acne, but how does increased sugar consumption really affect skin and does it accelerate the ageing process? Read on to find out more about the different effects sugar has ...

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SPF: The Risk of Missing Your Eyelids


Tuesday, April 9, 2019

We all know the importance of applying SPF every day - we mention it often enough! Every morning we meticulously cover our cheeks, nose, forehead and chin, ensuring we’ve covered every inch of skin. But what’s missing? How many of you are guilty of completely missing your eyelids when applying your daily SPF? A broad-spectrum SPF ...

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