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This piece on how to treat pre-event breakouts originally appeared on the John Lewis Christmas blog in 2020, but it is relevant all year around! We all know the fear of the pre-event break out so here is a guide to why this happens, how to avoid it and what to do about it. Why […]

Beauty

How to treat pre-event breakouts

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 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

  This is a post I wrote last year but have had so many questions around retinol I thought I would repost it to help you out.   Retinol is a skincare ingredient you may have heard of and its one of those you may be a little scared of with numerous horror stories. Well […]

Skinspiration

Skincare A – Z … Vitamin A (Retinol)

Stress is something most of us experience on a daily basis. But how does it actually affect the body and our complexion?  It’s almost impossible to live without some stress in our lives. It’s a natural, evolutionary response that developed as means of allowing animals to react to a critical situation. When we enter this […]

Skinspiration

Lets talk about Stress

Obviously an essential topic to discuss! I am often asked will chocolate make my spots worse, some clients even saying they know if they consume chocolate in the evening they will wakeup with spots the next day. The good news is there is no scientific evidence to suggest chocolate actually does cause spots. HOWEVER the […]

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Why chocolate is good for your skin!

  Teen Skin Focus – balance oil production, maintain skin health A time in your life of so much change!  hormones begin to play their part both mentally and physically. Not all will experience skin issues, some sail through with the occasional hormonal spot or some mild sensitivity, whereas others this can be a tricky skin […]

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Teen Skin

Here are some of my top tips to help keeps spots away at any age.    Don’t get into the Vicious Spot Cycle Traditional acne and spot treatments can be really aggravating and end up stripping the skins natural oils with  harsh detergents giving that squeaky clean feeling. Because the oil has been stripped the […]

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Spot busting Top Tips

Ever noticed those pesky little white bumps under the skin that seam to pop up from nowhere and never go away? No matter how much squeezing, poking and prodding they just wont budge. These are not just a stubborn white head; they are known as milia. When dead skin cells and keratin (a strong building […]

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What are these white spots…. Milia

Exercise-related acne is not uncommon, it can be the result of a combination of different factors, if you find your skin is aggravated by your regular exercise routine or your profession may require you to be physically active for long periods of time such as dance or sports you may find it helpful to consider […]

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Working out and acne

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