Category Archives: sun protection

HOW TO USE THE POWER OF WATER TO KEEP YOUNG

Need an anti-ageing boost? Then look no further than water. We all know that water is important for our health but it also has powerful anti-ageing benefits too, especially when the combination of warmer weather, sun exposure and excess sweating can … Continue reading

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ENLARGED PORES

The same factors (smoking, accumulated UV and free radical damage) that contribute to wrinkles, loose skin, and brown spots can also lead to saggy and enlarged pores. It happens when collagen, the structural support for the skin breaks down. Without … Continue reading

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SHOULD YOU SHARE YOUR MAN’S MOISTURISER

We’ve worn his shirts, used his aftershave and even have our own style of boyfriend jeans. And now, it seems, we want his grooming products. According to the latest reports, more and more women are raiding men’s bathroom cabinets and … Continue reading

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Can I just use a moisturiser with a high SPF on my face as I find sunscreen too thick?

While moisturisers with an SPF will protect the skin and are better than nothing you would have to use it as a sunscreen, i.e. apply it every couple of hours to get full protection and then it will only protect … Continue reading

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Do I really need to use a sunscreen if my foundation has an SPF and if so which should I put on first?

A foundation with an SPF is better than nothing but does not substitute for a good sunscreen and most won’t protect against UVA rays. Sunscreen should always go on first because the active ingredients need to get into the skin … Continue reading

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I can’t use sunscreen as it irritates my skin?

You are probably using the wrong type. Sun creams either use chemical filters which act like a sponge absorbing UVA and UVB rays or they use physical filters, also called mineral filters, which work like a mirror deflecting rays off … Continue reading

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HELLO SUNSHINE

Did you know there is a cream that, used daily, will soften wrinkles, fade fine lines, slow down the ageing process and improve skin tone? Even better, it’s most probably already hidden in your bathroom cabinet and cost you less … Continue reading

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MORE OF YOUR SKIN QUESTIONS – ANSWERED

I’m confused! What is the difference between an Emulsion Infusion, Essence, Booster and an  Ampoule? Are they all the same and just simply posh names for moisturisers? Blame the Eastern beauty influence and no, they are not all the same. Depending … Continue reading

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MEET THE SKINCARE SUPERSTARS – Oils v Serums v Gels

JOIN THE OIL RUSH Have you joined the oil rush yet? Or, like many women, do you think oil is just for your body or hair and far too greasy for your face. Well, forget everything you thought you knew … Continue reading

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THE NEW FAT ZAPPERS AND SKIN TIGHTENERS THAT PROMISE A BETTER BODY

  Stuck with stubborn lumps and bumps which won’t disappear, despite diet and exercise?  Nowadays, it really is possible to shape and sculpt your body without spending months in the gym or invasive surgery thanks to the many new   high … Continue reading

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