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This year, I broke up with coffee. Well, caffeine in general actually. And as a traditional Brit, this can seem a little strange. So, let me tell you why. I grew up in a house full of tea drinkers. From the age of 18, I was probably drinking around 4-6 cups of tea a day! […]

Food

Why I Gave Up Caffeine

2019 has been quite a year, on many levels, lots of change. Packed full of facials, travel, teaching, family time, research and focusing on my treatments, but that’s not all. Earlier this year I was nominated for an Award, and, amazingly I WON! I had the honour to be awarded best facialist, It’s such an […]

​News

Award-Winning Skin

One of the most sensational advancements in skincare over the years has been in exfoliation. The simple rejuvenation of skin cells makes a huge difference to the complexion. By supporting the outermost layer of the skin, we are able to completely transform the way your skin looks, feels and functions – be that with peeling […]

Skinspiration

Hydrodermabrasion: The Skin Smoother

Ageing. The word we all love to hate. It’s something we do our best to avoid, yet still seem to obsess over as soon as the fine lines start to appear. For centuries, we’ve experimented with different trends and tactics, all in the name of looking (and feeling) younger. Some weird, wild, and some truly […]

Treatments

Microcurrent Facial: Why Your Skin Will Love It

I do love berries and have long been a fan of eating them in place of other fruits. I particularly like them for the juicy flavours, very high vitamin and mineral content and generally low glycaemic load. This gives a slow release of natural sugars and fibres rather than spiking our energy levels. This makes […]

Beauty

Beautiful berries

I must admit jumping on a plane to a colder, damper climate than the UK for a brief spa break wasn’t totally on the top of my to do list, I can jump in my car and head back home to the Cotswolds for the country views and if I’m hopping on a plane for […]

Wellness

Adare Manor Ireland – Spa review

In the skincare and wellbeing industry antioxidants and freeradcials  are words that are used a lot. The latest antioxidant packed serum or free radical scavenger, you know antioxidants are in your skincare routine and that fruit and vegetables are packed with them so they must be the good guys but what are they actually doing? […]

Skinspiration

What are Anti-Oxidants & Free-radicals?

I was not really expecting to find such a sophisticated oasis of calm down town Dubai, out of the stifling heat, moments from the wealth of designer shops of The Dubai mall, over looking the world famous Burj Khalifa fountain (Que the Vegas style music and lights display) The Address Downtown hotel and spa, an imposing […]

Life & Style

Address Downtown Spa review – Dubai

I was recently speaking at an even and the question regarding what’s in our skincare cropped up many times, so I thought it helpful to share some of my personal thoughts to help you make your choices when selecting products. Firstly, let’s talk about the skin. The skin being our largest organ, our outer protector […]

Beauty

Controversial skincare ingredients

 I was 19 when I first came across yoga. At this young, energetic age, it was the 90’s I would often spend my time in more intense gym and cardio classes – if I wasn’t jumping up and down working up a sweat, I didn’t feel like I was working out! I admit that at […]

Wellness

Why I fell in Love with Yoga

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