Does stress actually cause skin conditions?

Stress and your skin

The connection between body and mind, and how one affects the other, is undeniable, especially when it comes to the effects of stress. It may after all be a state of mental or emotional strain but stress (particularly chronic stress) affects almost every system in the body. Your nervous system isn’t great at distinguishing between…

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The skin changes to expect in your 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s

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Despite the many anti-ageing remedies available, it’s safe to say there’s no escaping ageing. Whilst carefully selected, natural skincare solutions can be used to slow down the process and make the effects on your skin less noticeable, each decade brings a flurry of age-specific hurdles to overcome. With this in mind, your skincare routine has…

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The golden rules for giving your mature skin some TLC

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Everyone ages over time, and as you do, so does your skin. As your skin matures, you’ll see a myriad of changes. The very anatomy of your skin is experiencing a monumental shift, and the slower metabolism of cells, lower activity of fibroblasts, reduced synthesis of collagen, and depletion of your sweat and oil glands…

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How to choose the best breathable skincare and makeup must-haves

Breathable makeup and skincare

Summer presents a long list of skincare challenges. The rising temperatures mean excess oil production for most, and our skincare products have to work a little harder to detoxify and nourish. If your choice of skincare solutions just doesn’t cut it, you may find that you’re more prone to oiliness, breakouts, redness and inflammation during…

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The no-makeup look: why going bare is more beautiful than ever

Benefits of bare makeup

Lockdown and the wider Covid-19 pandemic has no doubt changed the way we’ve lived and still live our lives. The increased time we’ve spent at home has put a lot of things into perspective, and it’s even altered our consumer behaviour. As we move out of lockdown and into our new normal, the old tips,…

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10 ways to beautify your skin for summer – and there’s not a makeup brush in sight!

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Summer is officially here, and whilst you’re kicking back, relaxing and enjoying all that the great outdoors has to offer, your skin needs a little extra help to stay at its most beautiful. Enjoying glorious, balanced, and healthy skin during summer, however, isn’t as difficult as you think. All it takes is the following 10…

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