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Through the ages – in your sixties

So what does a woman in her forties know about being in her sixties, well let’s face it nothing!  What I do know is how inspiring woman in this age group are from international leaders like Michelle Bachelet, Angela Merkel and Princess Anne to screen sirens like Jane Seymour and Susan Sarandon. They have forged their own path and left…

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5 Must do’s for winter skin survival

With winter weather upon us there is sometimes nothing better than staying at home. Curling up in front of the fire, drinking hot drinks and let’s not forget winter warming foods. Winter is a time that can be very harsh on our skins and we can naturally become a little lazier. So here is my personal five top tips to…

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Winter Skin Saving Advice

Winter weather is the biggest culprit for dry skin. There are many factors that contribute to the drying and dehydration of skin during the winter months. Firstly, oil does not travel as easily across the skin like it does in summer. Just think of a knob of butter in a frypan. Secondly, in very cold climates the water present in…

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Finding balance

I have always found a great irony in some of the biggest facts within beauty industry. Did you know the number one customer concern is dehydration, not lines, not pimples? Yet the industry promotes extensively to exfoliate and not as strongly to mask. The irony is exfoliating and not masking can be the biggest cause of dehydration. Allow me to explain.…

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When a rose is not a girl’s best friend

A rose is not a girl’s best friend when it is a shower rose. OK I know it is cold and there is nothing like a hot shower to warm the bones, however keep your face out. I am surprised how many people put the face directly under the shower. I am not sure if it makes people feel free by…

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Whoopsie hows your tootsies!

Summer feet! If you look down at your feet right now how dry and calloused are they? In summer we tend to wear thongs and sandals which are very high impact on our feet, which in turn dries them and toughens them. The hard impact stimulates a normal body response to protect and therefore the skin starts to build a…

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What does the word breakout mean to you?

Ok you look in the mirror and to your horror you have breakout! Breakout is a word that can mean very different things to different people depending on how their skin breaks out. Breakouts can be either pimples, congestion, acne , blackheads, whiteheads or red flaky irritation. By telling a beauty consultant “I have breakout” without a further questioning you…

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Do you know your skin type?

After 21 years in the industry, I am still amazed how little some people understand about their own skin, how it behaves and what skin type they have. It is my experience that people who have a strong understanding about what their skin does and when and react to this knowledge,  are the ones who have the beautiful, healthy skin. I often get asked what the…

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Unveilling the Mask(arade)

Masks are so often forgotten or completely left out of the routine, mainly because it can all be just too tiresome or difficult. Most of the time masks have been sold with so many rules and regulations of what should be done that it just does not get done. To make it easy mask do not have to be done…

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