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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

As someone who has personally experienced hormonal issues, I know first hand the impact it can have on the body as a whole and modern living is a constant balancing act to keep them in check. For me my skin responds with melasma, for others it might be acne, spots, rosacea, dry skin, sensitive skin, […]

Wellness

Hormones & Skin

I don’t think there is one of us who wouldn’t say yes to smoother, plumper radiant skin, micro-needling has become one of the latest most popular methods to achieve anti ageing results. I know it sounds scary, but don’t be put off let me explain how it works and why it might be just the […]

Beauty

Micro needling – Done right

I am never shy in sharing my love for facial cleansing, I should say “correct facial cleansing” and the fact Im a fan of having more than one cleanser, not just for double cleansing but to tailor your homecare routine through the month, seasons and year.  I am also a fan of quality, natural ingredients […]

Beauty

Tried & Tested – Rituals, Naturally advanced cleansers

Whenever Im asked whats the best cleanser for my skin? its not quite such a simple answer, heres why…..  As a skincare expert cleansing is something I am passionate about, its the first product I use within a facial no matter if the face in front of me has makeup on or not, and its […]

Skinspiration

Cleansing… The low down

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