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REDUCE THE BLUES

Blue light, that is. Emitted from tech screens, research shows it can penetrate deeper than UV rays. It doesn’t help that our use is at an all-time high! Use headphones to answer calls instead of holding your phone to your … Continue reading

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MASSAGE GADGETS

A facial workout can reduce puffiness while lifting and contouring muscles. And you can give your skin an extra boost by using a massage tool, such as a gua sha stone or one of the new cryo rollers, which stimulate … Continue reading

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SKINCARE TRENDS OF 2021

RADIANT SKIN Look out for the new anti-stress skincare and all-in-one recovery balms to hydrate, bolster the skin barrier and take down irritation.   Try deMamiel’s First Fix, £130 (https://demamiel.com/) a solution that targets skin compromised by stress using western … Continue reading

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CELLULITE BUSTER

This year will see the first approved injectable for bottom cellulite, which affects 90% of all women! Called QWO (collagenase clostridium histolyticum-aaes), the injectable works on the collagen in the fibrous septae, which provide structural support to our skin. It … Continue reading

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NEW YEAR, NEW TWEAKS

These skin and body boosters are tipped to take the next 12 months by storm… GO FOR A COMBI! Why have one treatment when you can have two or three at once? Combination tweatments are set to be the next … Continue reading

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WHAT’S THE BEST HOMEMADE MASK?

A homemade face mask can boost radiance and hydration, soften fine lines and minimise pores. To make a simple mask for all skin types, mix a handful of ground oatmeal with a dollop of yogurt and honey. Yogurt contains lactic … Continue reading

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HOW DO I FIND OUT MY SKIN TYPE?

Typically, skin is classified as normal, oily, dry or sensitive. To discover your skin type, cleanse your face thoroughly and then wait a couple of hours before putting anything else on your skin. DRY SKIN If it feels tight or … Continue reading

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CAN I PREVENT WRINKLES WITHOUT BOTOX?

Wrinkles are a natural result of ageing, but you can delay their onset or minimise their appearance. Limit sun exposure, wear sunscreen daily, and use skincare that contain antioxidants, matrixyl or retinoids, as these stimulate cell turnover and boost collagen … Continue reading

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HOW DO I TREAT MASKNE?

Maskne occurs when sweat, oil and bacteria are trapped on the skin while wearing your mask, causing pimples, redness and irritation. Good cleansing twice a day is key! Try Simple Kind to Skin Purifying Cleansing Lotion, then apply a gentle … Continue reading

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IS TONER GOOD FOR SKIN?

Look for toners with hydrating and skin-boosting ingredients such as hyaluronic acid and AHAs, and choose the right one for your skin type. Use after cleansing to remove any remnants of make-up and to help balance the skins pH levels … Continue reading

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