Beauty Advice

  • Niacinamide

    What is Niacinamide? Also known as Nicotinamide, Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3. It is an essential water-soluble vitamin, meaning it can’t be made by your body so you have to eat it or use it topically to receive its benefits.Niacinamide has become an increasingly popular ingredient in skin... View Post
  • What Are Adaptogens and Why do I Need Them in my Life

    What Are Adaptogens and Why do I Need Them in my Life? Do you ever get tired of feeling tired, stressed about feeling stressed, or sick of feeling sick? If you do, rest assured you’re not the only one.  Most of us are aware of common ways of combating these negative states, be it through meditati... View Post
  • Hyperpigmentation

    In the last 12 years since I started my skin clinic, one of the most commonly encountered problems I see is that of hyperpigmentation of one form or another. It’s an issue that affects almost everyone’s skin in one form or another, regardless of gender or ethnicity. Although age related changes o... View Post
  • Magic Mushrooms

    If you’ve been watching Gwyneth Paltrow’s series on Netflix which launched earlier this year you might have caught the episode on psychedelics, in which several of her team members were packed off to Jamaica on a psilocybin retreat. This magic mushroom, along with ayahuasca, has become one of th... View Post
  • Blue Light and Skin Damage

    With most of us now fully reliant on screen based devices just to get through our daily lives, to run our businesses and now even for our connection with the outside world, should we be concerned about the effects on our skin from the light they emit? LED-based computer screens, TVs, tablets, sma... View Post
  • Vitamin C : 101

    Since the concept of active skincare began to gain popularity in the late 90s, the ingredient that has remained a firm staple to this day is Vitamin C. A real master of all, Vitamin C is an antioxidant, collagen stimulator, pigment reducer and altogether good guy when it comes to the skin. Vita... View Post