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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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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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