Beauty Advice

  • Stressed skin? - what does this mean and what on earth can I do about it?!

    Oxidative StressOxidative stress relates to the creation of ‘free radicals’ in the skin, which are molecules that can damage DNA. Many things can stimulate oxidative stress, including UV radiation from the sun, hypoxia (low oxygen levels) related to smoking and inflammation, for example. Oxidativ... View Post
  • Skincare trends for 2020 and beyond

    We are now in 2020 and in this past decade there have been monumental shifts in almost every industry but particularly for the ones who are active in the health, well-being and skincare realms. The changes have been rapidly innovative and far-reaching, especially with social and digital media pla... View Post
  • The Peril of UV: SUNBURN, a guide by Dr. David Jack

    Sunburn is essentially a radiation burn to the skin from UV rays from the sun. The depth of the burn depends on the time and exposure to the sun - mostly it would be a superficial depth burn (in America this would be described as first or second degree), which causes erythema (redness due to incr... View Post
  • Five Health Benefits of Vitamin C

    Vitamin C offers a multitude of benefits.  Fortunately, deficiency is rare because Vitamin C appears naturally in so many food sources.  Foods high in Vitamin C include; oranges, red/green peppers, strawberries, blackcurrants, broccoli, brussel sprouts and potatoes.
    Here are just five health benefits of Vitamin C;
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  • Do we REALLY need Beauty Sleep?

    Do we REALLY need Beauty Sleep?

    The short answer is - YES! But with so much for us all to juggle these days, it’s no wonder that in the UK the average adult sleeps at least an hour less than recommended. We sit down with Integrative Beauty Founder,  Dr David Jack to get to the bottom of the importance of good sleep for overall skin health and wellbeing - and give you a few tips to make sure you’re getting that much-needed 8 hours. 

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  • What are botanicals and why do I need them?

    Cleopatra used black cumin seed oil as a beauty treatment. And for hundreds of years, calendula has been used as a poultice for skin-healing. So botanicals are nothing new.

    Whether its to address pigmentation changes or the signs of ageing, botanical-powered skincare products help keep complexions looking their best.

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