When Fat Is Good For You

While we have been told for years and years that fat is evil, the truth is that ‘good fats’ can actually help you to be healthier than ever. It’s the non-unsaturated fats and poly-unsaturated fats that are regarded as “good fats” and this is because they are good for your …

Why and How You Should Be Using Beauty Oils

Beauty oils are huge right now, with every YouTuber on the planet making videos of themselves dripping them all over their faces, but are they just a ‘trend’ or is there benefit to using oil on your face? The short answer is, YES, there’s a whole bunch of reasons to …

Argan Oil – the Newest Wonder Ingredient

We’ve written before about how the beauty industry is often influenced by trends, just like the fashion industry, and trends of new wonder-ingredients pop up on an almost weekly basis. With brands like Elemis, Decleor and Dermalogica, however, it takes a lot more than “trends” to influence what they put …

Perfect Products for the Party Season

It’s that time of year when everyone’s thoughts are turning to the upcoming celebrations and the festive season, which means family gatherings, work parties and a whole load of other events which require us to look our best. Most of us embellish our beauty routine at this time of year …

Take Control of Menopause Acne

It’s largely recognised that hormones are one of the prevailing factors which can affect acne, and although most of us associate acne with teenages and the changes in hormones which happen around puberty, a lot of people don’t realise that the hormone changes associated with menopause can have a similar …

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 …

How to look good in photos

Let’s face it, from selfies to group hugs, photos are becoming a part of everyday life and with many snaps being put online, you want to look good. Double chins, closed eyes, smudged make-up can be filtered out of the equation, but our guess is you would rather they weren’t …