Get summer ready

As the sun shines and warms our skin taking away the bitterness of winter, many of us want to get on top of our lifestyles and ensure we are ahead of the game as the temperature heats up. Let’s cast aside the winter blues, and look at the small changes …

How to eat to boost your mood

The pressure of work, together with balancing the demands of family and friends, is very much a reality of modern-day life. People often say they are feeling stressed and anxious because things just feel too much and they aren’t sure which way to turn next. As well as speaking to …

How to heal a hangover

Nothing says welcome to a new year than a hangover! A splitting headache, feeling sick, being sick, suffering with dizziness and sweats, as well as those oh so embarrassing flashbacks to the night before, can all be the consequence of drinking too much. The problem with alcohol is that while …

Beat The Christmas Hangover

Even if you’re not a massive drinker, the overindulgence at Christmas time is enough to make any of us feel like we’ve woken up with a hangover, and no-one needs to be dealing with a hangover at this time of year! When we were younger, a quick Drive-Through breakfast and …

Beat the Post Lunch Slump

We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but if you don’t fuel up properly at lunchtime you will be reaching for a coffee by mid-afternoon and may well feel exhausted hours before it’s time for bed. We have had a look at the best lunchbox …

Hydration hacks for the summer

There is no denying that summer is well and truly here. Hot days and balmy nights see us swapping jeans for shorts, jumpers for strappy dresses and forget boots, it’s all about flip-flops right now. While all the glorious Vitamin D boosting sunshine may leave you with a healthy glow, add …

Are Your Intolerances Affecting Your Face?

When it comes to the ageing process, most of us are pretty savvy and know about the normal things which will speed it up – smoking, alcohol and sun exposure being the most common. There are, however, a whole slew of things which could be ageing you without you even …

Salt – It’s Not Just For Putting On Your Dinner!

Salt; it’s one of those things that we take for granted as seasoning for our fish and chips, but it actually has many, many benefits for the body both inside and out. There are lots of products from across the ranges that we sell which include vital ingredients, but today …

Product Focus: Elemis Superfood Facial Oil

Most of us know by now that there are foods, and then there are SUPERfoods; superfoods are nutrient powerhouses that pack large doses of antioxidants, polyphenols, vitamins, and minerals. Eating them may reduce the risk of chronic disease, and prolong life, and people who eat more of them are healthier …

Weird Historical Beauty Traditions

Throughout history, there have been plenty of weird and wonderful beauty practices which have been adopted by people, many of which have foundations in science, others of which not so much! We thought we’d take a look back at the oddest traditions and have a go at suggesting some slightly …