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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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Who should you go to bed with?

Going to bed with a mask on is very common; however, I question the logic. The skin would get far greater treatment by having a mask and night cream applied than a mask alone. Today’s technology in skincare means that we need to shift our thinking in how use and recommend products. Night creams have vastly increased in technology and…

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Its A Grey Area

You may have noticed that there is a lot of talk about online shopping versus bricks and mortar shopping. Personally I love both, there is something exciting about receiving your parcel after ordering on-line, it like a little gift! Then there is the using your senses purchasing where you can touch, feel and learn which is kind of fun. Luckily…

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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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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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Defeating winter skin!

So those of us in the southern hemisphere are waking up in the morning with our teeth chattering. We are huddled over heaters with a hot coffee in hand and discuss the lack of heating infrastructure in our homes. While we are all doing this we are putting our poor skin through stress. Stress that leaves it mark on your…

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