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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

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 […]

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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 […]

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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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