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Rosacea: Ten tips on how to live with it [UPDATED]

Do you suffer from rosacea? What causes rosacea? and do you need some help looking after your skin? The most common complaint that I see in my skincare clinic is either rosacea or adult acne.…

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Winter Skin: How to protect your skin over the winter

As the temperature drops, my clients are starting to complain about ‘winter skin’. If your skin has become red, tight or dull, then it’s time to upgrade your protection from the elements. Central heating, cold,…

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Low pH Cleanser Review: Neostrata Facial Cleanser

I can’t wait to try a low pH cleanser! So my search for the perfect low pH cleanser continues. My forty-four year old oily skin has started to dry out, so its time for an…

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Anti-aging eye tips by a beauty therapist

My clients always want to know how to make their eyes look younger. Here are my top ten tips. 1. Stop over plucking your eyebrows! Most of my clients over-plucked in the 60’s and prematurely…

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Review of Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser

Its time for a new cleanser. When my oily skin started to feel tight after cleansing, I knew it was time for an upgrade.  Would this iconic facial cleanser live up to the hype during…

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Review of Heliocare 360 Mineral Fluid Sunscreen spf 50

Yes you do need to wear sunscreen in winter or on a cloudy day Most of my clients take absolutely no notice when I tell them to wear sunscreen all year round. They glaze over…

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Cleansing Tips: My Top Ten. How dirty is your skin?

I have a few badly behaved clients who underestimate the importance of thorough cleansing, despite my nagging. Stale make-up and pollution stretch and block the pores overnight, and then your expensive skincare products just can’t…

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Low-Fat Diets: bad for your skin and your waistline?

Abandon your low-fat diet immediately – it might kill you! A recent study sensationally contradicted years of dietary wisdom: low-fat diets have a 23% higher risk of death compared to  high-fat diets. How is this possible?…

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