January 26, 2018 Karen

1 – Skip the night cream, your skin will thank you While you sleep your skin is actually hard at work regenerating itself, balancing oil production and expelling impurities. Regular application of night creams interferes with these essential tasks, and over time skin becomes less able to care for itself.  Balanced skin needs nothing more than cleansing, toning and an oil-free night care before bed. Skip the oil-based night cream, your skin will thank you! 2 – Like treats like Though it might seem counterintuitive to apply oil to an oily complexion, it’s actually the most logical solution.The skin knows…

December 18, 2017 Karen

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” Ah you gotta love that Andy Williams Christmas classic!!!!!   So I’m jumping on the old ‘12 Days of Christmas’ band-wagon and offering my tuppence worth on a few products that I love. They range in prices from stocking fillers to lavish gifts so have a good goo and see if anything takes your fancy… 1. Dr Hauschka Clarifying Toner For oily, blemished or combination skin. It’ll shrink those pores in no time. Contains among other things anthyllis (balances), calendula (anti-inflammatory/anti-viral) and nasturium (natural antibiotic). Tip: spray 2 pumps into your hand and…

December 18, 2017 Karen

Over the years I’ve tried everything in search of that elusive flawless complexion. You name it I’ve tried it. I’m a complete sucker for a marketing ploy believing those gorgeous models got their looks straight from the bottle…then I got older and penny-wiser!!! I slowly but surely came to realise the importance of looking at the whole picture and how examining all aspects of your life (diet, exercise, mood…) can give you the answers you’re looking for when you’re not feeling your usual ‘really really ridiculously good-looking’ self. My journey to this point started 17 years ago when I was…