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Can CBD oil supplements de-stress your skin?

Have CBD supplements de-stressed my client’s skin?  For years one of my facial clients has suffered from two dry, crusty patches on either side of her nose. We have tried everything to get rid of…

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Cleansing Oil Review: Clinique Take the Day Off

Clinique Take The Day Off was the first cleansing oil I ever tried. I had always wrongly assumed that oils would break me out – but I was pleasantly surprised. Now I can’t imagine not…

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Cleansing oils: Have you tried one yet?

My discovery of cleansing oils So you know the story. When my oily skin become perimenopausal, it started to feel tight after cleansing. I did some research: most facial washes are pH balanced or even…

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Cleansing Oil Review: Medik8

What is it? Cleanser / make-up remover Who is it for? Make-up wearers All skin types,  including sensitive skin Medik8 are one of the few cosmeceuticals to offer a cleansing oil, so I was immediately…

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Pha Exfoliation: Review of Neostrata Bionic Cream

Claim Neostrata Bionic Cream (Pha 12%)  forms part of the Restore range which provides ‘powerful anti-ageing benefits for sensitive skin’.   Do I use it in my salon? It is so gentle that I use…

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Micellar Water Review: Simple Micellar Water

What is Micellar Water? A micellar water is basically a cleansing compromise: a 2-in-1 make up remover and toner. My low maintenance clients love them because they don’t need to rinse them off.   Who…

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Skinceuticals Blemish + Age Defense Serum Review

My 45-year old oily skin has started to dry up a bit with age, but I still get a few annoying spots along my jawline and my eyebrows. Teenage acne is easier to treat because…

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Nine causes of adult acne

  Blame hormones for adult acne Apart from rosacea, the most common concern for both myself and for my clients is adult acne. Blame hormones for the deep spots that crop up all along the jawline and…

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