The Peril of UV: SUNBURN, a guide by Dr. David Jack The Peril of UV: SUNBURN, a guide by Dr. David Jack

The Peril of UV: SUNBURN, a guide by Dr. David Jack

By David Jack

Sunburn is essentially a radiation burn to the skin from UV rays from the sun. The depth of the burn...

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Five Health Benefits of Vitamin C Five Health Benefits of Vitamin C

Five Health Benefits of Vitamin C

By David Jack

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?

Do we REALLY need Beauty Sleep?

By Laura Sarao

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? What are botanicals and why do I need them?

What are botanicals and why do I need them?

By Donna White

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? Why does the sun damage my skin?

Why does the sun damage my skin?

By Donna White

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

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

By Donna White

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.

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Why use supplements for your skin? Why use supplements for your skin?

Why use supplements for your skin?

By Donna White

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.

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What is Glutathione and why does my skin love it? What is Glutathione and why does my skin love it?

What is Glutathione and why does my skin love it?

By Donna White

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.

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Souping: The new lifestyle trend Souping: The new lifestyle trend

Souping: The new lifestyle trend

By David Jack

Similar to juicing, souping can be used to increase your daily intake of nutrients, and even to lose weight, by replacing meals with between 4 -6 liquid meals per day.

You can either do a full-on soup cleanse or simply replace one meal a day.

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Rosacea: What is it and how can it be treated? Rosacea: What is it and how can it be treated?

Rosacea: What is it and how can it be treated?

By Donna White

Rosacea is a common rash, usually found on the central part of the face. A tendency to flush easily is followed by persistent redness, and crops of small inflamed red bumps and pus spots. No treatment  is guaranteed to stop rosacea. But it is possible to control symptoms and clear spots.

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What does smoking do to the skin? What does smoking do to the skin?

What does smoking do to the skin?

By Donna White

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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B12: The energy boosting vitamin B12: The energy boosting vitamin

B12: The energy boosting vitamin

By Donna White

Vitamin B12 helps make DNA, nerve and blood cells, and is crucial for a healthy brain and immune system. Your metabolism wouldn't run smoothly without it.

It's also essential for healthy skin, hair and nails - and one of 27 powerful ingredients in Integrative Beauty’s oral supplement SkInfusion™.

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