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Christmas And Festive Season Skincare Survival Tips

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Christmas And Festive Season Skincare Survival Tips

YOUR SKIN VS. THE CHRISTMAS PARTY SEASON: FESTIVE SEASON SKINCARE There’s a reason why Father Christmas keeps most of his face covered with a big bushy beard – winter can wreak havoc with your skin – and even he needs some festive season skincare help! Even if you commute via train or car rather than sleigh, the harsh weather can cause ruddy cheeks, chapped lips and general unpleasantness. Add to that the fact that you’re probably eating and drinking with wild abandon as well as slapping on more make-up than usual, and you might find yourself despairing when you look...

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Why Winter Is The New Enemy Of Sensitive Skin

Posted by Chandra Nath on

Why Winter Is The New Enemy Of Sensitive Skin

WINTER VS. SENSITIVE SKIN Brrrrr! Yep, it’s chilly out – and if you’ve got sensitive skin you’ll be more aware of that than most. Keeping your skin soft, smooth and clear when it’s taking a beating from the elements can feel like a relentless losing battle, but there are a few simple steps you can take to minimise dryness and redness. Don’t turn your house into a sauna It’s so tempting to crank the heating up to the max during winter but while your toes might be toasty, your skin will suffer. This is because blasting the central heating steals...

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Keeping Your Clothes Fresh In Winter

Posted by Chandra Nath on

Keeping Your Clothes Fresh In Winter

FIVE EASY STEPS FOR KEEPING CLOTHES FRESH DURING WINTER MONTHS Keeping your clothes fresh during winter can be difficult. All your winter woollies have just been stored away and are musty, and it’s much harder to air dry your clothes outdoors for that fresh outdoorsy smell. Follow our simple tips and you’ll soon have fresh clothes all year round! Plan ahead OK, so this isn’t going to help you much now but, when we’re through this misery and into spring, and the time comes for you to stash your winter clothes away and spend the next few months in a...

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Skin Detox: How To Put Festive Over-Indulgence Behind You

Posted by Chandra Nath on

Skin Detox: How To Put Festive Over-Indulgence Behind You

IN NEED OF A POST-FESTIVE SKIN DETOX? Between office Christmas dos, family gatherings and indulgent nights out just for the hell of it, the festive party season can take its toll on your body – especially your skin, leaving you feeling in need of a skin detox, or ‘skintox’. The combination of decadent foods, alcohol and the harshness of the winter weather are brutal on everyone. But especially for those of us who already suffer from sensitive skin. However, there are a few easy ways to have you facing the new year looking and feeling fresher. Read on and prepare...

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Removing The Smell of Smoke From Clothes

Posted by Chandra Nath on

Removing The Smell of Smoke From Clothes

TIPS TO GET RID OF THE SMELL OF SMOKE FROM YOUR CLOTHES Clothes can pick up smoke from a number of places, whether it is from cigarettes, BBQs or a bonfire. From machine washable clothes to non-machine washable items, get rid of unwanted smells of smoke and keep your clothes fresh with our top tips. STEP ONE To remove the smell of smoke, first check your clothing labels to see which items are machine washable. STEP TWO All machine-washable clothing should be washed separately from any items that weren’t exposed to smoke. We recommend using Neutral 0% Liquid Detergents. Add...

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