The lowdown on retinoids (part 1)

The lowdown on retinoids (part 1)

Do you know your retinol from your retinal? Retinoids are probably the most well studied actives used in cosmetics but not all are created equal. Learn about what retinoids are and the benefits they can offer your skin.
Sun protection: the best tool against skin ageing (Part 1)

Sun protection: the best tool against skin ageing (Part 1)

Protecting your skin from UV exposure is one of the most effective ways of preventing damage to your skin. If you currently spend your hard earned cash on skincare products for “anti-ageing”, sunscreen is without doubt the best anti-ageing product available and without it there seems little point in using other anti-ageing products.
Finding the optimum skincare routine

Finding the optimum skincare routine

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.

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How to get more from your rejuvenating face oil

How to get more from your rejuvenating face oil

Did you know that my rejuvenating face oil is a multi-tasker? Obviously the best way to use this rejuvenating face oil is overnight when your skin has time to recover. However, there’s other ways to use this fabulous oil and I wanted to share them with you

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Top tips for great skin (part 1)

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! There are some basic "rules" for looking after your skin.

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Top tips for healthy nails

Top tips for healthy nails

I hadn’t planned to write a post on nail care but I’ve had a few nail-related questions recently that made me think it might be useful. You may know that I also run a nail account on Instagram so I hope this is helpful for those of you that aren’t “NPAs” (nail polish addicts!). It's worth remembering that our nails are a very good indication of our general health. These tips focus on how you can have healthy nails, assuming you don't have any health conditions that may affect your nails.

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How to choose the right oils for your skin type

How to choose the right oils for your skin type

It seemed right that my first blog post should focus on how I formulated my face oils. Like many others, my skin type is combination: dry / dehydrated in some patches, but oilier in others. It went through a phase of being prone to breakouts (when I used the wrong products in the past). Finding the right oil and searching for accurate information online can be a bit of a minefield, but the good news is I’ve done a lot of the hard work for you already!

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