Exfoliating the skin can help promote a softer and clearer complexion. However, over exfoliating can strip the skin of its natural oils, leading to oiler, drier and more compromised skin. It’s important to find the right balance with your exfoliation and also the best products to suit your individual needs, but a good option to look at would definitely be the Elemis Gentle Rose Exfoliator. Continue reading
As skincare advisors, we get asked all the time, ‘what does a toner do?’ and ‘Do I really need one?’. Well, a toner is used to balance the pH level in the skin after cleansing. It can also be used to unblock pores, eradicate oils, dirt and cleanser residue from the skin to avoid breakouts.
The word ‘peel’ is nothing to shy away from. It may conjure up images of severe, red and flaking skin, but this is often a misconception.
In-clinic peel treatments are likely to encourage the skin to shed, causing a determined amount of downtime and recovery, however, at home-peeling products are gentle enough to avoid such horrors, but still achieve amazing results when integrated into a skincare regime.
For those of us who suffer from sensitive skin, buying skincare products can be a bit of a minefield. Now it’s coming up to summer, skincare is beginning to become a more important part of the daily routine for many people. It’s sunny so you wish to enjoy the weather, but the sun can also bring into focus any skincare issues. For those with sensitive skin, it’s also the time of year when we’re battling with different sunscreens and moisturisers in an attempt to keep our skin as happy and healthy and possible.
It’s true that everything is better in summer. There are longer, warmer evenings, Dads and Grandads across the country will be striking up their BBQs and the ice cream truck comes to visit more often! What’s not to love!
Well, if you’re anything like me, my hair can really suffer throughout the warmer months. With humidity at its highest, my hair will go from silky and smooth to frizz central and for those with straight hair, humidity can cause hair to look flat and lack-lustre.
Many of us know the relaxing nature and benefits of a regular massage. However, unless you’re a regular with having a facial, then you may not know the many benefits of having a facial massage!
Behind the Brand: House of Life London
Its founder, Debbrah Craven-Smith-Milnes, launched House of Life London in 2016 after using skincare from a trusted brand ended in a skin reaction lasting 3 weeks.
Whilst working with some of the top experts in the industry, Debbrah developed the concept of ‘On Skin In Body’. Her skincare is formulated to provide the skin with true natural organic ingredients and replace the toxins in the body with nutrients to feed, protect and correct the skin naturally, safely and effectively. Debbrah also believes strongly in minimising the levels of synthetics chemicals and toxins that are applied to the skin and strives to create products using the latest innovations in natural science.
Self-tanning has been given a rather bad name over the years, mainly due to the 2000’s, when celebrities in the Naughties applied far too much and far too often.
As popularity for the ‘fake bake’ grew, so did the amount of products on the market. Thankfully, the quality of these at-home tanning alternatives improved as well. Self-tanners are perfect for those who wish to add a skin-kissed glow to the skin without the risk of damaging the skin due to high sun exposure.