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    Acne,  Nutrition,  Skin

    Clear skin: the 3 supplements you should be taking for acne

    The essentials for spot-free skin Call it what you want: acne, spots, blemishes – no matter what type it is or how regularly or infrequently you suffer from it, not having clear skin can send your confidence plummeting. There is an endless list of things to avoid that supposedly set off a breakout, and I’ve discussed some of them here, but what about being proactive and preventing a flare-up before it even begins?  I’ve tried everything and anything that has a proven or not-so-proven effect on your skin, and I’ve whittled the vital nutrients down to 3 simple supplements that can help prevent every type of blemish crisis. Skin Accumax…

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    Acne,  Makeup,  Skin

    Emergency Breakout Control

    Murphy’s Law states, among other things, that just when you need it least (before a big job interview, important date or social event) your skin will breakout in a bout of acne like you’re 15 again. I don’t know about you, but unfortunately this tendency didn’t end with my teens and can present a complex problem when simultaneously trying to waylay the signs of ageing.  Apparently when you hit the wrong side of 25, preventative eye creams and serums etc become a must – which can be a disaster if your skin refuses to acknowledge you’ve entered a new phase of your life. So the giant spot is here already,…

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    Nutrition,  Skin

    What to drink for better skin – 4 key changes to make for your prettiest skin ever

    We have all heard the mantra “hydrate” when it comes to glowing skin. However that is usually as far as most of us think when it comes to drinking as a means to improve our skin. And yes, of course hydration is key – dehydrated skin not only looks older, duller and appears to have more fine lines and wrinkles, it is also tricky to even pretend to improve this with make up. Those of you who struggle with evenly applying make up the morning after the night before know exactly what I’m talking about (those who do not struggle are clearly genetically blessed, under 22 and can stop reading…

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    Skin

    Beautiful Skin Basics

    Clear skin, young skin, tanned skin, porcelain skin; what is it that makes for beautiful skin? The answer differs vastly depending on where in the world you ask, but one quality that is universally appreciated is healthy skin.  We all tend to look (and feel) our best when our skin is healthy.   It can be a pretty accurate reflection of how healthy your body is, as it is one of the first things to deteriorate when you feel unwell, stressed, or have just not been looking after yourself.  The skin is a complex organ that is affected by everything from hormones to eating habits – so where do you even…

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    Holiday Skin

    Holidays (usually) involve lower stress levels and more sleep, so they should also result in clearer, healthier skin. However, if you haven't adapted your skincare routine to the warmer climate, it can go the other way instead...