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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? […]

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What are Anti-Oxidants & Free-radicals?

Vitamin E is a skincare all round good guy, used for decades within the skincare industry in creams, moisturisers and serums for added nourishment, plumpness to the surface and a huge antioxidant boost.  It is naturally found in the skin but exposure to sun and free radicals reduces the amount. Its an oil based antioxidant […]

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Skincare A to Z – Vitamin E

As the saying goes, you are what you eat! My clients know that I’m a big believer in nourishing and feeding the skin from the inside out and that’s why this week’s post is all about the super charged benefits of raw cacao powder.  Are you concerned about ageing, dull or dehydrated skin then raw […]

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#AskAbigail Can cacao really make me look younger?

As a superfood, Morninga encompasses a plethora of high level essential skin benefiting properties, including mega antioxidant levels, and a huge number of essential vitamins and minerals not often found in one supplement. Vitamin A which is absolutely key to anti-ageing, healthy cell turnover and skin health, Vitamin E, essential for retaining moisture and protects against […]

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Good Moringa

Vitamin A is a key ingredients used in anti-ageing and acne skin care products, it’s one of nature’s natural beauty ingredients great for skin issues. It acts as a powerful antioxidant and aiding in preventing sun damage and slows down the ageing of cells.  Vitamin A is a great skin brightener, good for aiding wrinkle reduction, healthy skin […]

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Skin Food – Vitamin A

Feeling the heat of the sun on our face feels divine, but we know too well the adverse effects of prolonged sun exposure and the impact this has on the skin’s appearance, drying it out, increasing lines and damaging cells.  I am an advocate of balance in life and we need sun exposure for our […]

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Post sun skincare

Planning ahead is key……   1. If you are going to be in the sun and you have retinols in your skincare stop using these at least 5 days before you go, because retinol speeds skin cell turnover this is a precaution to prevent damaging your skin. 2. Start take a mega antioxidant supplement weeks before […]

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Top 10 tips for Happy Holiday skin

We all would like our upper arms to look like this, baby soft and smooth, unfortunately for some this is not the case, and is something my 11 year old daughter is currently suffering from, I have experienced myself during my teens and a few of my clients are also experiencing. Bumpy skin, mottled, with […]

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What’s this rash on the back of my arms?

Are ingredients that we eat just as beneficial for our skins beauty as they are for the body? We forget that the skin is the largest organ of the body, it is a living organ, it grows new cells and sloughs off old ones all the time, so needs feeding healthily from both inside and […]

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Super foods in skincare

This the season to eat and be beautiful The festive season is fast approaching at an alarm rate and while pondering on the daunting task of financing Christmas for my three young children and expansive, extended family my thoughts turned to the Christmas dinner I had volunteered to host this year. Traditionally a time of […]

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Festive skin health – Cranberries

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