While you are catching up on some much needed rest, your body has other ideas. While you sleep, your body and skin regenerates, repairs itself and absorbs your skin care much more effectively. Skin that hasn’t benefited from a good night’s sleep often looks puffy, dull and lifeless, undoing all the good work your skin care has done during the day.
Getting into a regular sleeping pattern is the best way to make a noticeable difference to your skin, as your body can prepare itself for the process that happens when we sleep. Continue reading
Make Up artists have been using colour correction for decades to disguise imperfections on the skin, from redness and blemishes to dark circles and discolouration. By using colour to erase instead of concealer to hide, your skin will look perfected but natural, without the need for heavy foundation.
By using these techniques at home, you can disguise any problem areas like a professional. Continue reading
We all long for hot, summer days and it can be tempting to throw caution to the wind when that first ray of sunshine warmly caresses your skin. But there are warnings about sun exposure for a reason and we mustn’t forget how damaging it can be for our skin.
Along with sunburn, wrinkles and moles, the sun causes hyperpigmentation which can take many forms and cause many problems. Continue reading
Often confused with eczema, psoriasis is a skin condition which causes the skin to develop red, flaky or crusty dry patches which are often covered with silvery scales. Affecting around 3% of the UK population, it is a condition which is often shrouded in embarrassment. But with celebrity sufferers like Kim Kardashian coming forward and sharing their experiences, sufferers feel more confident to talk about it.
So if you are unsure what psoriasis is and want to find out more on this condition and how to treat it, keep reading this article. Continue reading
You have a good skin care routine; you use the right products, take your make up off at night and wear SPF but something still isn’t working. It may not be your skin care, it may be your lifestyle. What you eat, drink and do in your spare time can all have an affect on your skin, especially when you are not as healthy as you could be.
So forget skin care for a moment, let’s dig a little deeper to find out what is really holding your skin back from looking as amazing as it could. Continue reading
While the Sun is said to cause the most damage to our skin, there are other factors that can also speed up the ageing process, especially on the face. Smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, stress, lack of sleep, poor diet and pollution, can all damage the skin and leave it looking blotchy, dull and lacklustre.
Each of these things can make the skin react in different ways, depending on the type of damage. Too much sun can result in age spots and hyperpigmentation, smoking can cause wrinkles and skin dullness, stress and poor diet can cause acne and redness, and lack of sleep can make skin puffy and lifeless.
So if you are suffering with any of these problems, here are some tips and products to help repair the damage. Continue reading
If you’re suffering from Rosacea, or you simply want to know more about this increasingly common, yet poorly understood skin condition, then why not check out our Rosacea Infographic? Featuring facts, tips and advice, it’s a great resource to learn and take heed to prevent and treat your condition. If you’ve got some feedback or would like to share your views, please leave a comment below, we’d love to hear from you.
Saying that you are stressed has become a daily occurrence for many people, with some not even realising its true meaning or the effects being stressed can have on your mind and body. With stress often comes anxiety and the two coupled together can make going about your day to day life difficult.
If you think you may be suffering with stress and/or anxiety, keep reading for the most common symptoms and how to deal them in the best possible way. Continue reading
The world of skin care can often be overwhelming, with different terms and technical jargon popping up every day. So if you want cosmeceuticals explained in basic terms with advice on how they can help you and your skin, keep reading for all you will ever need to know on the subject.
Once you have set the date, chosen your dress and completed the all-important guest list, you may want to start thinking about how you want to look on your big day. Most brides want their skin to look fresh, glowing and blemish free, so you need to start a new skincare routine as soon as possible.
Ideally, if you can start your wedding day routine six months beforehand, your skin should have plenty of time to improve and for your new products to make a noticeable difference. Continue reading