RE-POST: Why your moisturiser could be damaging your skin!

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Whenever I would say this to my clients they would always look at me shocked and tell me ‘I’ve been told to cleanse, tone & moisturise for my entire life!’ From an early age we’re constantly taught to moisturise our skin to stop it drying out, but this actually is doing more damage than good.

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Why having an SPF in your make up isn’t enough!

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Sunscreen is incredibly important in the quest for skin health and the prevention of premature ageing. In practice I constantly hear ‘oh I have an SPF in my foundation’ or ‘I have an SPF 30 in my moisturiser’…sorry guys it’s really not enough. In this post, I’m going to try to convince you that wearing a broad-spectrum Sunscreen every day is definitely in your best interest! Wish me luck…

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Pigmentation – The facts!

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Pigmentation is by far the hardest condition that I’m faced with treating. The main reasons for this are lack of understanding, unrealistic expectations and an unwillingness to follow homecare advice. As an experienced practitioner, I take a lot of time to sit with my clients and educate them on the reasons for their pigmentation and the best treatment options.

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Oily & acne prone skin…The best approach for every severity!

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The beauty market place is saturated with lotions, potions and treatments that promise to banish spots, reduce oil production, eradicate scarring & leave your skin blemish free and flawless. It can be very hard to know who to trust, especially if you’ve tried products or procedures in the past that haven’t lived up to your expectations.

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Why your moisturiser could be damaging your skin!

Whenever I would say this to my clients they would always look at me shocked and tell me ‘I’ve been told to cleanse, tone & moisturise for my entire life!’ From an early age we’re constantly taught to moisturise our skin to stop it drying out, but this actually is doing more damage than good.

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Free Radicals & Antioxidants explained!

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Some of you may have heard this terminology, some of you may have not. When I’m in skincare consultations I try to educate my clients as much as possible, I believe that knowledge is power and if my clients understand why I’m recommending a treatment or product they will trust my judgement more than just accepting what I suggest. Free Radicals and Antioxidants can be a bit of a grey area however. It’s quite difficult to explain without getting too technical and I can sometimes see my clients start to glaze over so I thought I’d write this post to try to explain it without the jargon!

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