The very best way to protect your skin and slow down ageing is to wear a broad-spectrum SPF every single day, regardless of the season, temperature or weather.View Post
Is bakuchiol better than retinol?
Over the last year bakuchiol has been a rising star in the skincare world, but what is it? Perhaps more importantly, is it going to replace retinol in skincare fridges around the world?View Post
What skin type do you have and what does it need?
Wondering how to know what type of skin you have? I’m here to help. When you know your skin type — combination, dry, oily or normal (if you’re lucky) — then you can have a much better idea of how to look after your skin.View Post
Anti-ageing skincare: 3 steps to prevent and get rid of wrinkles
Anti-ageing skincare is a very real possibility. Your face isn’t going to freeze in time, of course (you’ll need Botox for that) but you can definitely slow it down and plump out any fine lines you already have.View Post
Four keratin treatments for straight or curly hair
‘Keratin treatment’ has become an umbrella term for any hair-smoothing or straightening process that uses the keratin protein (found naturally in hair and nails). While the Brazilian Blowdry is probably the most well-known, it isn’t very good for your hair.
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The best skincare vitamins – easy as A, B, C (D, E)
If you’re wondering what vitamins are good for skin when considering your diet, that isn’t the only question you should be asking. The vitamins in your skincare products are just as important.
There are five vitamins found in skincare, some more popular than others but all are powerful ingredients. So from A to E, this is how different vitamins benefit your skin.View Post
The ‘golden cocktail’ for glass skin used by Kim K
It was made famous around the world when Kim Kardashian posted a video of herself having it on Twitter, in preparation for the 2018 MET Gala, and now the Aqua Gold Treatment is finally available in the UK.
Containing an adaptable cocktail of neuromodulators, hyaluronic acid, vitamins and your choice of Botox and PRP, the facial promises a ‘glass skin’ effect. Naturally, I jumped at the chance of trying it myself, so I went to Skin and Sanctuary in east London, founded by Dr Saira Vasdev, to see if it was worth the hype.View Post
Microbladed brows: All your questions answered
I was too scared to have my eyebrows microbladed for a long time. I was worried about being stuck with a shape or shade that didn’t look right and I just didn’t know very much about the microblading healing process (I mistakenly thought my eyebrows would completely scab over).
On reflection, this is a slightly ironic concern as it looks far more natural than doing them myself ever could. As my brows are fairly thin and very uneven, I was the perfect candidate and I regret not doing it sooner.View Post
The science of skincare: Cosmetic vs pharmaceutical products
It is no coincidence that many aesthetic clinics will stock the same skincare brands and that you won’t find any of them on the shelves of your high street shop. It is all down to skincare science.
While cosmetic products are commonplace (and usually a fraction of the price), the reality is they won’t have much more of an impact on your skin.View Post