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

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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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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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