Beauty Advice

Integrative Beauty

  • 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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  • Why does the sun damage my skin?

    The sun's rays make us feel good, and in the short term, a tan looks good.

    But sun exposure causes most of the wrinkles and age spots on the face.

    A glowing complexion is associated with good health, but colour obtained from the sun’s rays accelerates the effects of ageing and increases the risk of skin cancer.

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  • The Skinny on Dietary Fats: How to tell the good from the bad

    Fats are an important part of a healthy diet. They provide essential fatty acids, keep our skin soft, deliver fat-soluble vitamins, and prove a great energising fuel for our bodies. But it's easy to get confused about good fats vs bad fats. View Post
  • Why use supplements for your skin?

    Even the most nutritious diet will not provide the body with everything it needs – which is why supplements top us up with vitamins and minerals. And this is true for the health of the skin, as well as the rest of the body. View Post
  • What is Glutathione and why does my skin love it?

    Glutathione is a natural detoxifier, which improves the health of the body's cells to reverse ageing. It protects the skin against oxidative damage which leads to wrinkles - making it an excellent form of anti ageing skincare. View Post
  • What does smoking do to the skin?

    It's easier to ignore the health risks from smoking when you can’t see any harsh results.

    But when it comes to the skin, the damage is written all over your face. Here are some of the harmful effects.

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