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Why Winter Is The New Enemy Of Sensitive Skin

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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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SKINCARE RESOLUTIONS: Let Yourself Glow In The New Year

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SKINCARE RESOLUTIONS: Let Yourself Glow In The New Year

Some new year’s resolutions are easier to keep than others. “I’ll give up junk food”? Sticking to that for a whole year seems unlikely. “I’ll be more organised”? Well, you can try, but altering your entire personality can be tricky. Smaller, more specific resolutions are far easier to stick to, little steps that will boost your confidence and have you declaring “I’ve got this!”. So, where better to start than your skincare resolutions? After all, it’s the first thing people see when they look at you… “I will always wash my face properly…” We all know that we should diligently...

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The Menopause and your skin

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The Menopause and your skin

Most of us are familiar with tales of hot flushes, night sweats and insomnia that can come hand in hand with the menopause but not everyone knows about the effects this transitional time can have on your skin. Reduced levels of oestrogen and changing levels of hormones mean that your body stops producing as much collagen as well as losing its ability to retain moisture. This means thinner, dryer skin that is much more wrinkle prone and sensitive and can even break out in the kind of acne you thought you’d waved goodbye to in your teens. While this all...

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Your Hormones vs. Your Skin

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Your Hormones vs. Your Skin

HOW TO PUT UP A GOOD FIGHT AGAINST YOUR HORMONES As we get older, our skin is the part of us that goes through the biggest visible change. We might be grateful to see the back of teenage acne. Nevertheless, then along come all the wrinkles… yep, it’s fair to say we’ll never be flawless. Most of the changes our skin endures are down to hormones. Both the ageing process and the ups and downs of our monthly cycles can lead to all sorts of skin issues. Moreover, as ever, it’s those of us with sensitive skin who suffer the...

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