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Step by Step

Getting back to basics and utilising your products is sometimes the best advice we can give. 1. Cleanse- double cleanse in the evening to remove make-up and sunscreen first then cleanse the skin for preparation of treatment products 2. Tone/Lotion – keep this step simple and splash on like an after shave versus using cotton pads. Pre-modern technology toners where…

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6 Rules of skincare that stands the test of time

The secret to great skin health is a great skincare routine at home. Yet I find this is sometimes an area of great confusion. Here are my six rules to live by: 1. Practise your routine twice a day. In the morning, cleanse and tone (yes, do not miss this step), then apply serum, eye cream, moisturiser, SPF product, primer…

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The Cleansing Lesson YOU Need to Read

Sadly women typically cleanse their skin for only three seconds—and men for even less time. Yet proper cleansing is the foundation for your whole skincare routine. Inefficient cleansing can lead to breakouts, congestion, sensitivity and other adverse skin reactions. Here are my top tips for perfect cleansing: 1. Cleanse twice a day with a double cleanse in the evening. 2.…

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Through the ages in my twenties

Even though I would not want to be in my twenties again there are some elements of being in my twenties I miss. The devil may care cavalier attitude of my 20’s is something I wish I could embrace more often now that I am in my 40’s. As a beauty therapist in my twenties I really started to form…

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Through the ages – in my teens

One of the most amazing things about becoming a beauty therapist was when I was young I discovered that I was not the only one………..who had hair on her toes, who had pimples or who was insecure about how I looked! The things I learnt by being an under 20 year old beauty therapist. I became a beauty therapist and…

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Cleansing Lesson YOU need to read.

Women sadly only typically cleanse their skin for 3 seconds (men are even less). Yet cleansing the skin properly is the foundation for all your skincare routine. Inefficient cleansing can be the cause of breakout, congestion, sensitivity and other adverse skin reactions. Here are my top tips to perfect cleansing 1. Twice a day and a double cleanse in the…

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Everything you need to know for a perfect cleanse

Cleansing is the first step to beautiful skin. Without clean skin your skin will not absorb effectively any of the following treatments. The skin needs cleansing to remove sunscreens, dust, pollution, excess oil, bacteria, and make-up and generally refresh the skin. Sadly cleansing can sometimes be where problems begin. Some cleansers can be too harsh and strip the natural protective…

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