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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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THE HAPPINESS FACTOR

Like most women, I’d like to be a bit thinner, have less wrinkles and to lose the double chin, but I can fix those things if I really want to. In the meantime, I can honestly say I love my … Continue reading

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Q. I’ve noticed that my skin is much drier and thinner than it used to be. I regularly exfoliate and do at home peels. Could these be thinning my skin?

No. The layers of skin get thin by sun damage and ageing. However over-cleansing the skin or using harsh exfoliators can harm the skin. Your skin naturally acts as a barrier, meaning it keeps out what it’s supposed to (dirt … Continue reading

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Miserable Mouth Syndrome

Quick Fix – Fat grafting Known as Marionette lines or what I call  ‘miserable mouth’- these are the lines that run straight downward from the corners of the mouth to the chin. Fat grafting, using your own fat, can safely … Continue reading

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WORRY LINES AND WRINKLES

Quick Fix Sprinkles Nothing works quicker and looks more natural than Botox. It smoothes fine lines, can give a gentle lift to the jawline, erase worry and frown lines and opens up the eyes making you look bright eyed and … Continue reading

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DULL, DRY SKIN?

Quick Fix – Laser Facial  Using Lumecca, the newest IPL rejuvenation system, instantly Improves skin tone and give skin a red carpet glow boosting collagen whilst also targeting broken capillaries and sun damage. The 40-minute procedure uses a hand held … Continue reading

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NIP AND YUCK? THE CRAZY NEW COSMETIC TREATMENTS MAKING WAVES

Gone are the days when liposuction and lip fillers were considered over the top.  Nowadays, women and men will stop at nothing to get the body of their dreams – whatever it takes. Welcome to the new world of cosmetic surgery where shoulder shaping and … Continue reading

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Problem – Scrawny hands

Quick Fix:  The Hand Plumper  Hands are the biggest age-giveaway because as we get older we lose the fat on the back of the hands so veins and wrinkles become more prominent.  Restylane filler will instantly plump up the skin and … Continue reading

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