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Breaking the rules, for all the right reasons

The beauty industry has at times held onto time-honoured traditions and processes. Think about the three-step rule, which has now become about five steps. Sometimes your beauty therapist needs to break those rules or skip some steps. The adage that rules were made to be broken is very true for a beauty therapist, to allow us to achieve great results…

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Out, damned spot! Out, I say! To squeeze or not to squeeze?

In a perfect world we would always recommend not squeezing blemishes because it can break up the infection and spread it under the skin, creating a whole new crop of pimples. In reality, not squeezing spots is possibly the most ignored piece of sound beauty advice we give! But if you simply must squeeze, here are some basic rules to…

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How to add a little life to your years

It is so confusing out there! We are constantly bombarded with words, images and information, and just as much misinformation. How do you find your truth? Here is my truth and I hope it helps you to find yours. I love this industry. I love helping people to feel more confident. For me, it has never been just about pampering…

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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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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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Attack A Pimple With Results

One thing I can guarantee is that pimples will be an on going discussion on this blog. It causes the most distress to people of all ages and sexes. Today however it is all about extraction or as the general public call it “squeezing”. OK so you know you should not squeeze, however, I know that most people don’t listen…

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