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Menopause and your skin, a huge topic! The menopause is largely misunderstood, feared and under-treated – but it’s something all women go through at some point in their life. Davina McCall’s recent documentary on menopause inspired me to write this guide, speaking on the impact of menopause from a skincare perspective. As a woman going […]

Beauty

Menopause and your skin

spf myths

SPF is an absolutely huge topic which is of particular interest to me as a skincare specialist. Thesun is a source of nourishment for us physically and mentally, but excessive and unprotectedsun exposure remains one of the leading causes of premature skin ageing. There is quite a lot of misinformation and conflicting views out there […]

Skincare 101

5 SPF myths (and how to wear it daily)

Our skin (and everything it does for us each and every day) is something we often take for granted. It is not only responsible for a huge part of our appearance and identity – it’s also the protective barrier between our bodies and the outside world. Skin barrier function plays a vital role in keeping […]

Skinspiration

Skin barrier function – need to know

Im sorry to say but sugar is one of the worst offenders for ageing your face and body by damaging the skin. I know that sound pretty harsh, but its up there with sun exposure. When you eat sugar a natural process called glycation takes place where the sugar in your bloodstream attaches to proteins […]

Wellness

Is sugar ageing your skin?

OK, so we all know we need to be drinking enough water for our health but also our skin. Drinking enough water benefits the whole body in so many ways from flushing out toxins, to helping prevent breakouts and giving the gift of glow to the skin. When we’re hydrated, everything works better: we can […]

Wellness

Benefits of Water for glowing Skin

All face-lifting and massage methods have one thing in common: they rely on specific, repetitive movements to stimulate blood flow, remove toxins and release tension. Improved muscle tone supports the skin better, lifting and softening your facial contours, smoothing lines and wrinkles and boosting the overall health of your skin. Not to mention calming the […]

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Face lifting massage with FLORENA® face oil

You might have read my previous blog on a new range of fermented COSMOS Natural certified skincare products called FLORENA Fermented Skincare (link to blog) and its special fermentation process – a unique scientific process which can super charge the ingredients’ antioxidant property by 10 times (vs non-fermented)! I wanted to delve a little deeper […]

Beauty

How to add natural skincare into your routine

I absolutely love chocolate, (Like LOVE chocolate!) after all, life is all about balance. One of my favourite activities in Lockdown this year has been to enjoy a morning walk followed by a cup of Ancient + Brave Cacao + Collagen hot chocolate. Yes hot chocolate in the morning does sound like a luxury and […]

Wellness

Skin loving & stress busting hot chocolate

facial oils

Face massage is one of the most beneficial activities for your skin alongside your skincare and facials. I recommend that you always massage with beautiful, natural plant oils which bring multiple benefits. Face oils replace oil that the skin has already lost and help prevent further moisture loss. I know there are many differing views […]

Beauty

The best oils for face massage

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With everything going on in the world, it’s so important to take care of our happiness. Our mental health is intrinsic to the quality of our lives. Thankfully, there are easy ways to instantly boost your mood. It’s so easy to slip into a low mood on a normal day let alone in the midst […]

Wellness

5 Ways to Instantly Boost Your Mood

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