Beauty Advice

  • 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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  • 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