Natural ways to winter proof your mood

While winter is a great time for spending time at home, one dark, quiet night after another can take its toll on your mood. Many people struggle with various levels of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) but there are ways you can deal with this. When it comes to SAD, it …

Dealing with the Beauty Sceptics

For every skincare devotee, there’s always someone out there who is sceptical of all things beauty related. Here at Pure Beauty, we’re honest about the products we use and while we don’t claim they cure all, each and every one is useful at doing its own thing. Today, we thought …

Alcohol – The Skin Disruptor

As well as alcohol leaving you feeling dehydrated, sick and lethargic, the effects of one too many drinks are also visible on our skin and a real disruptor. Think about it, the day after you have had a few glasses of wine with your bestie, your skin might feel tight …

Smoking – Why You Should Quit NOW!

Despite the absolute flood of information out there about how bad smoking is for you, it’s estimated that there are still 9.4 million smokers in the UK, an amount which represents almost one fifth of the population. The risks associated with smoking are numerous, including cancers of the lungs, throat …

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 …

What headache do you suffer with?

It is thought that over 10 million people in the UK are regular headache sufferers. Ouch. While they are a very common health complaint, the majority are easy to treat and not serious. Like so many things in life, there isn’t a one size fits all headache or remedy. Some …

Combat Hormone Havoc with Dermalogica

Anyone who’s ever had a period knows that they can play absolute havoc with your complexion. Spots and oiliness are all you need if you’re already suffering with cramps and PMT, so we’re taking a look at the actual causes of poor skin at the different stages of your cycle, …