Foods to Eat, Post-Christmas

While we don’t subscribe to the idea that you need to eat certain things to get rid of toxins in your body (that’s what your liver and kidneys are there for, you don’t need a special diet!), we do believe that the body needs to replenish certain things in order …

Our In-Flight Skin Saviours

If you’re lucky enough to be jetting off somewhere for a post-summer break, you may be worried about the effect that flying will have on our skin. There’s nothing worse than getting off of the plane in your exotic destination only to be plagued by dry skin and pimples from …

Why Salt Could Be Good For You After All

We are so used to being told to hold the salt because it is bad for our health, that is exactly what we do. But, stop, maybe it isn’t as evil as we have been led to believe.  While we agree that adding too much salt to our food can …

Dealing With Acne in Autumn and Winter

Something which seems to be really common with acne sufferers is that their skin is actually much better during the Spring and Summer than it is in Autumn and Winter. This is usually to do with a number of factors, such as the fact that sun exposure seems to help …

Taking the stress out of sensitive skin

Having sensitive skin might seem like a curse, but don’t despair as there are things you can do to improve its condition and your confidence. Signs that you do have sensitive skin include: Tight, uncomfortable feeling skin on your face, neck and body which is sometimes sore or sensitive to …

Looking After Your Lips

The lips are one of the most noticeable features of your face – most people say that the first thing they look at is a person’s mouth and it’s often the focus when speaking or smiling. That means that keeping your lips in beautiful condition is important for the whole …

Five Ways to Make Your Hair Appear Thicker

There are loads of products on the market which promise thicker hair, from magic capsules to special shampoos, but the plain fact is that your head has a certain amount of follicles, usually dictated by genetics, and no amount of product will change that. There are, however, things you can …

5 Tips for Applying Make-up to Ageing Skin

As we get older, our skin changes, and because of this our make-up routine usually needs to change too. As well as looking at the products we use, we also need to think differently about HOW to apply them, so we thought we’d put together five tips on how to …

How to Identify Your Skin Type

Anyone who’s ever bought cosmetics is probably aware of the concept of “skin types” and the fact that everyone’s skin is different. There are usually five main types which are catered for – oily, dry, combination, sensitive and normal, but you’d be surprised by how many of our clients don’t …

Dry Skin Saviours

Although the weather is still unusually clement for this time of year (anyone else envisioning wearing shorts and a t-shirt on Halloween?!), once the weather starts to get cooler it’s going to be the prime time for dry skin. The combination of central heating, extremes of temperatures and the simple …