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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)

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?

Myth – The higher the SPF the higher the safer you are in the sun  The answer is actually yes and no but as you get up into the higher levels the difference is very little in comparison to the huge amount of extra chemicals required to create the higher SPF.  SPF 15 filters around […]

Skinspiration

Banishing sunscreen myths

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 […]

Skinspiration

Top 10 tips for Happy Holiday skin

We all know that to protect our skin from harsh UV rays we need to use sunscreen and so many of our day moisturisers contain UV filters as well, but are these more harmfull than a bit of sun? British Scientists are beginning a study to look at the possibility of a link between brain […]

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Nano particles in sunscreens

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