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Vitamin A

Vitamin A

Vitamin A The skin needs Retinoic Acid Beta-Carotene This is not a retinoid form of Vitamin A but a carotenoid. It’s the plant form of Vitamin A. It is a powerful antioxidant and can be found in a variety of products and ranges. Retinyl Palmitate Is a mild form of...

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SPF choices

SPF choices

SPF choices HANDS – Jane Iredale Hand Drink with SPF 15 skin quenching, broad spectrum sunscreen for the hands, lightweight and refreshing with a hint of lemongrass. You can mix this with the Golden Shimmer Face and Body Lotion. £19.95 LIPS – Jane Iredale Lip Drink...

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Skin Clear Biome

Skin Clear Biome

Skin Clear Biome WHY PROBIOTICS? The Advanced Nutrition Programme has developed a new Probiotic supplement, specifically for congested, oily, breakout-prone skin, that also might be affected by dryness & dehydration – Skin Clear Biome. FITS WITH MOTHERHOOD What...

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Skin Better Science

Skin Better Science

Skin Better Science A new brand with unique cosmetic chemistry to tackle stubborn problems & general ageing. Why am I excited? Why Skin Better Science? They have developed a unique molecule – a combination of Lactic Acid (an AHA) & Retinol (a form of Vitamin...

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What treatments do I fancy today?

What treatments do I fancy today?

What treatments do I fancy today? Use your treatment time for maximum results and relaxation What skin health issue do you want to deal with? Ageing, pigmentation, loose skin, lost muscle tone, dull, dehydrated, oily and congested, dry, crepey, irritated, red,...

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Cool peel

Cool peel

Cool peel Enzyme and Chemical Peeling, using Alpha or Beta hydroxyl acids, is a popular and sometimes overused skin treatment. Traditional peels tend to destroy skin cells and the peel molecules “drop” into the skin layers. This is where the words superficial, medium...

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Cancer Touch Therapy

Cancer Touch Therapy

CANCER TOUCH THERAPY THE HEALING POWER OF TOUCH Treatments specifically for those with cancer or other serious conditions, depression, anxiety and stress By the time we return to treatments, I will be able to offer gentle face and body rituals using Made for Life...

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Dermaviduals

Dermaviduals

Dermaviduals Dermaviduals is a unique skincare range developed by Dr Hans Lautenschlager. You can only buy it from a skin therapist who has analysed your skin and given you professional advice. There are 3 key differences with this range: The key ingredient is...

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Winter Wellness: Hints, Tips & Action

Winter Wellness: Hints, Tips & Action

Winter Wellness: Hints, Tips & Action Nutrients to Nurture VITAMIN D, B, C, E, ZINC We need a minimum of 400 IU of vitamin D per day. even on sunny days in winter, we don’t get enough UVB to make vitamin D. Vitamin D & A work together making our Vitamin A skin...

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Pigmentation

Pigmentation

Pigmentation  Development, prevention, reduction Pigmentation is when the skin, whatever natural tone it has, changes colour in patches. Either it loses colour, ie goes lighter, or increases in colour, ie goes darker.  It can be a long process to improve pigmented...

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Nutrition Nuggets for health skin and wellness

Nutrition Nuggets for health skin and wellness

Nutrition Nuggets for Health, Skin and Wellness Regular readers know that stress affects our skin. When we are stressed, sleep can be difficult, disturbed or we can’t get to sleep at all! Try these sleep-inducing foods when you’re too stressed to nod off. Lorraine...

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Stress SOS

Stress SOS

Stress SOS I don’t think many people would argue against the view that official statistics show that stress levels are on the increase. Whilst a lot is said about stress and its negative effects on our physical and mental well-being, often the effects of stress on the...

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The Rise of Problem Skin

The Rise of Problem Skin

The Rise of Problem Skin When looking at skin concerns, it appears that overall, both men and women are paying more attention to the ‘what’ and the ‘how to resolve it’. A recent study of 92 dermatology clinics found a 200% rise in the number of adults seeking...

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Sleep, Stress & Your Skin

Sleep, Stress & Your Skin

Sleep, Stress and Your Skin A Vital Link to Skin Health Stress, depression, anxiety, and looking after family or sick family members, all lead to a lack of sleep, which in turn affects our skin health. Stress generates free radical damage leading to oxidative stress...

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Hormones and Why They are So Important

Hormones and Why They are So Important

Thank you to IIAA Ltd, Yeheudi Gordon, Consultant Gynaecologist and Lorraine Perretta, Founder and Development Director of The Advanced Nutrition Programme for this invaluable look at Hormones WHAT ARE HORMONES AND WHY ARE THEY SO IMPORTANT? Hormones are chemical...

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Why Should I Double Cleanse?

Why Should I Double Cleanse?

Why Should I Double Cleanse? This is a question my clients often ask me and there are a number of reasons why I would always recommend double cleansing as part of your skincare routine. One reason that double cleansing is so important is that if you don’t clean your...

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