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What Causes Dry Skin? Factors and Reasons

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What Causes Dry Skin? Factors and Reasons

DRY SKIN CAUSES AND FACTORS AFFECTING SKIN FUNCTION There are many things that can affect your skins ability to function and can lead to dry skin. First of all, the first factor is the environment you spend your days and nights in. Environments that dehydrate your skin can have a considerable effect on it. Centrally heated and air-conditioned homes and offices can have a negative effect, whilst outdoors, sun and wind can produce severe drying effects. The second factor in relation to dry skin is the products you use on a daily basis. Water, harsh household detergents and cleaning fluids...

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Removing The Smell of Smoke From Clothes

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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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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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The Importance of Tonic In Your Skincare Routine

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The Importance of Tonic In Your Skincare Routine

WHY IS TONIC IMPORTANT FOR YOUR SKINCARE ROUTINE? Every women knows how important it is to remove make-up at night in order to reduce the risk of spots and blemishes and to keep a healthy and clean facial appearance. Therefore, most women have incorporated cleansing and moisturising in their daily skin care routine. However, many women do not know how important it is to additionally apply a tonic between cleansing and moisturising. Here are 3 reasons why: pH Level A skin tonic not only removes impurities that had been missed during cleansing, but applying a gentle facial toner, such as...

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