Get Smart with your Skincare

In the past, if you used the word smart, you were probably referring to how someone was dressed. However, if 2019, calling something “smart” is more likely to mean that it has some sort of techy application and goes the extra mile to simplify your life. Smart isn’t just for …

How to Cope with a Summer Pregnancy

Speaking as someone who has two kids, one born in summer and the other born in winter, the summer pregnancy was way more uncomfortable. My eldest was born in August, which meant months of being large during very warm weather, and each day seemed to bring with it a new …

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 …

Give Your Skin a Dose of Vitamin C

Most of us know by now that we should be eating a balanced diet comprised of whole foods which provide us with the vitamins and minerals we need. One important factor in a balanced diet is an adequate supply of vitamin C, which can be found in a number of …

Which Colour Correcting Concealer Do I Need?

If you’ve ever spent any time near a beauty counter or make-up concession, you’ll know that there are all different types of products for making your skin look great, from primers to foundations to BB creams to concealers. You may also have noticed that there are a whole range of …

Five Ways to Ensure You’re Tanning Safely

It’s summer again, which means days spend in the garden, on the beach and having fun in the sun. For most of us, even a little bit of a tan makes us feel like we look healthier, but the risks from sun exposure are very real and can lead to …

Why Should I Buy Expensive Face Creams?

When every discount shop is offering so-called ‘miracle’ face creams for less than a fiver, it can seem really tempting to ditch the pricier products in favour of a bargain? One of my Nan’s favourite sayings was “you get what you pay for”, and favoured quality over quantity, but is …

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 …

Harnessing the Power of Papaya

The Papaya. It may seem like a humble fruit which is often part of fruit salads but rarely seen in a lunchbox by itself, but this Central American fruit which is also know as the pawpaw is a powerhouse of beauty benefits and can be found in many of the …

Elemis White Brightening System

Hyperpigmentation and an uneven skin tone is an issue which is suffered by many people, especially those with ageing skin or those who have been life-long sun worshippers. Sun damage itself can be tricky to reverse, but there are things that you can do to deal with hyperpigmentation, which is …