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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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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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Top tips for great skin (part 1)

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Top tips for great skin (part 1)

I’m lucky that my skin is back on track after it threw a wobbly a couple of years ago. It was a bit of a learning curve getting it to this state though! Whilst my face oils will visibly make a difference, you do need to look after your skin in other ways. There’s a little too much for one post so I’ve split this post into two. The first post focusses on what I've been putting on my skin to get it looking good again, the second post will focus more on what I've been doing with my diet...

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