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Seasonal skincare: adjusting your routine for healthy skin

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As temperatures start to drop, our skin can sometimes throw a bit of a wobbly and when it does, it’s important adjust your routine accordingly. The skin is the largest organ of the body and it’s our first line of defence from external aggressors. The outermost layer, the stratum corneum (SC) is often described as a brick wall where the skin cells (corneocytes) – think of them as “the bricks” are tightly packed together and surrounded by a lipid-rich “mortar” (ceramides, cholesterol and free fatty acids). This provides an effective waterproof barrier which offers protection from ultraviolet (UV) light, dirt,...

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2 oils you must try from Apothaka - blogger Ms Tantrum's review

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The lovely Ashh recently posted a wonderful review of my rebalancing cleansing oil and rejuvenating face oil on her blog. You can check it out here. Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review and take some really beautiful photos Ashh (one of Ashh's photo below)! xo

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Do you really need to double cleanse?

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WHAT?? I hear you say! Let me start by saying that I have a long history of double cleansing, prompted by my use of Dermalogica pre cleanse many years ago! Up until a few months ago double cleansing was a core part of my skincare routine and I saw no reason to veer away from it. However, over the summer I was on holiday in Spain for around 10 days and by chance, took only one cleanser with me (my rebalancing oil cleanser). It was at that point that I started single cleansing every night. This would seem counterintuitive given...

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Oil I need for great skin: Blogger Rougepout Beauty's review of Apothaka Rebalancing Cleansing oil

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A truly wonderful read from the lovely Rebecca, who gives a very comprehensive review of my Rebalancing Cleansing oil. Please do check out her post to see what she has to say! You can read Rebecca's post here Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review Rebecca! xo P.S. This isn't a PR post, Rebecca purchased the cleansing oil herself! :)

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Finding the optimum skincare routine

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I've had a couple of enquiries recently about skincare routines and products from customers and I had written this post a while back so thought it was time to share it with you. I wanted to walk you through my own skincare routine – a few weeks ago I posted on social media about the products I use every day but this post will explain the logic in a bit more detail. This is by no means me telling you what routine to follow but more what's worked for me! Those within the beauty community may find this routine too...

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