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Your ultimate guide to glowing summer skin

Hooray! The sunshine has finally arrived, and let’s face it, we all feel better when the sun is shining, right?! 😎 BUT all this sunshine isn’t necessarily good for our skin. In the summer months, looking after your skin is more important than ever to ensure you are at your glowing best. Check out my 7-step guide to staying on top of your summer skin: Max out on hydration Now is definitely the time to keep your water bottle at your side. As the temperature heats up, we sweat more, so you must keep your body topped up. This has all sorts of physical benefits, including for your skin. Drinking more water helps flush out toxins from your skin and reduce puffiness and the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. What’s not to love❤️? Try adding cucumber or a squeeze … Continue reading

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What skincare products are right for me?

Okay let’s just say it, there are TOO many skincare products out there. How the hell do you know if: A) you are using the correct skincare products for your skin B) If they are any good at achieving the skin you wish to have?! So what type of skincare products you should have all comes down to what you want to achieve from your products. Everyone wants a healthier, clear complexion. It’s about finding the right products for your skin and I know that can be totally mind-boggling. First things first, let’s talk cleanser Personally, I wouldn’t use any other cleanser other than a foam cleanser. Why? Because it removes all bacteria which, if left, will turn into bacteria. Bacteria will then turn into breakouts. Foam cleanser leaves your skin feeling squeaky clean and refreshed. Clinicare foam cleanser is … Continue reading

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Can you reverse sun damage?

Every day our skin gets exposed to UVA and UVB rays which can cause sun damage. UVA rays penetrate deep into the dermis (lower skin layers) where they cause damage. UVB causes sunburn and damages the epidermis (upper layers of the skin). What are the signs of sun damage? Some of us love nothing more than relaxing in the beautiful sunshine, especially as we tend not to have it for long here in England. However, if we don’t protect our skin in the sun, it can be damaging. Too much sun over the years can lead to blotches, age spots on your chest, hands and face. Deep wrinkles, uneven skin tone and Actinic Cheilitis which is also known as farmer’s lip where your lower lip gets dry, cracked and swells up. When you look in the mirror, do you see … Continue reading

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Do I have Rosacea?

You may have often looked at your skin and wondered ‘Why do I have red skin?’ ‘Why is my skin so sensitive?’ If you have, you may have rosacea and if it goes untreated, it can lead to permanent damage. What is rosacea? Rosacea is a common skin condition which usually occurs on the face and predominantly affects fair skin but may affect all skin types in people aged 40 to 60 years old. It is more common in women but when affecting men, it may be more severe. It is a chronic condition, and can persist for a long time and, in any individual, the severity tends to fluctuate. Rosacea tends to affect the cheeks, forehead, chin and nose, and is characterised by persistent redness caused by dilated blood vessels, small bumps and pus-filled spots similar to acne. There … Continue reading

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