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 …

Don’t let moths ruin your clothes

Let’s face it, most of us have gone to get a favourite item of clothing out of the wardrobe only to find it has been chewed by MOTHS! Moths breed all year, but do their most damage between June and October and holes are the result of eggs and larvae …

Smell Phenomenal Without Perfume

Smelling nice is one of the keys ways to make you feel great all day and can feel like the finishing touch to a beautiful outfit. However, some of us really don’t get along with perfume, as heavy fragrances can cause migraines, skin irritation and even nausea. There are, however, …

What to Pack for a Weekend Away

With the British weather on a seemingly miraculous good streak, there’s never been a better time to get away for the weekend, with many of the country’s hotels and spas being the perfect place to relax and unwind. If you’re packing for a getaway, you might be thinking about what …

A Herbal Treatment for Your Skin

Mankind has been using combinations of herbs for centuries to treat a whole load of ailments, and these days, the best beauty products also harness the powers of nature. From lavender to soothe the skin to rosemary which helps aching joints, we stock a whole range of products which are …

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 …

Let Decleor and Elemis Heal Your Scars

For most people, scars are a fact of life, be they small or large, and as a result of past injury, operation or some other cause. The main complaint is that people don’t like the appearance of scars on their skin, but scar timmues can also feel itchy, even burn …

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 …

Treat Yourself to Some Advent Beauty

In the last couple of years, companies have been coming up with alternative advent calendars for adults, and the most popular ones have been beauty related. While we love the idea of opening a new window every day and finding a beauty product we love behind each one, not only …

Our Favourite Beauty Masks

Here at Pure Beauty, we simply adore using face masks – they make our skin look fabulous and force us to take five minutes for ourselves, rather than rushing around from morning til night, like we usually do! Masks (or ‘masques’, depending on your preference) can soothe a whole load …