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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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Common Foods And Drinks To Cause Skin Reactions

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Common Foods And Drinks To Cause Skin Reactions

The most common foods and drinks to cause skin reactions and symptoms There are few things as frustrating as discovering you’re intolerant to a food you really love. More often than not, your skin is the first part of your body that shows a reaction. The vast majority of food allergies come from just a small handful of food types; here are the most common. If you suspect you’re suffering allergic skin reactions, always seek medical advice. Nuts An allergy to nuts, particularly peanuts and tree nuts, is the most common food allergy of all, affecting 1 in 50 children,...

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Psoriasis – 8 things you need to know

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Psoriasis – 8 things you need to know

LIVING WITH PSORIASIS Along with eczema, psoriasis is one of the most common skin conditions around. And indeed it is one of the most distressing for sufferers. But, other than it being hard to pronounce and even harder to spell, what do we know about it? First, some stats – psoriasis affects up to 3% of people in the UK, with an even split between men and women. Unlike eczema, which tends to start in childhood, psoriasis tends to start in early adulthood. The condition is identified by red, crusty skin patches covered in silvery scales, which are most commonly...

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Baby Eczema: The Baby Photos You Don’t See On Instagram

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Baby Eczema: The Baby Photos You Don’t See On Instagram

TANTRUMXYZ EDITOR LISA WILLIAMS ASKS FOR SOME HONESTY ABOUT BABY ECZEMA “The picture below is a photo of my son when he was five months old. It’s a good photo, isn’t it? He’s enjoying himself in his doorway bouncer, he has a lovely smile on his face, and he’s wearing a very cute stripey babygro. But this photo didn’t see the light of day. The furthest it got was to my partner, to whom I sent it via a private WhatsApp message. I didn’t share it to Facebook, Instagram or even to a family WhatsApp group, which was set up...

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Nine Tips For Eczema In Children

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Nine Tips For Eczema In Children

Our guide to treating and managing eczema in children and babies, written in collaboration with parenting toolkit TantrumXYZ Eczema is a non-contagious dry skin condition which can be unbearably itchy, and cause the skin to rash, bleed or crust. In the UK, one in five children has eczema, but only one in 12 adults, which shows that it is often a condition they grow out of. In the meantime, here are some useful ways to help manage eczema in children. See you GP The first port of call should be your GP, who can discuss treatment options for eczema in...

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