What To Do When Suffering From Mask-Induced Acne

Face masks are now a part of our daily routine, and unequivocally slow the  spread of air-bourne viruses. However the friction of the fabric, combined with trapped warm humidity is increasing cases of acne mechanic leading to clogged pores, skin-barrier breakdown, cystic acne, blemishes, pigmentation and micro-abrasions. Not only does this friction lead to inflammation and irritation, but it could also break down the delicate skin barrier,Read Now

Mindful Outdoor Meditation, Inspired By Nature’s Healing Powers

Need to reaffirm the healing, restorative power of plants and discover the sheer force of Mother Nature? This is a wonderful read from Mind, Body and Green on the wonders and wisdom of plants, who do so much holistically intricate and biologically unspoken work to improve and restore through nutrition, environmental and emotional healing that many of us take for granted. “By tuning in toRead Now

A Beginners Guide… Breathing to Stress Less

We all need help to quiet the mind, and whilst normally the recommended popular advisory go-to would be yoga or mindfulness, did you know that breath-work can be a powerful tool to aid relaxation during heighted moments of stress? Nadī Shodhana is a form of prānāyama or the breath control branch of yoga. In Sanskrit, Nadī describes the body’s energy channels, while Shodhana means “to purify or cleanse.” AtRead Now

Move for memory!

“Think quick on your feet.” We’ve all heard that before but have you truly ever noticed after working out that your mind feels sharper, more agile and just more ready to MOVE faster?! If you are experiencing a lack of stimulation during lock-down and you need to boost that memory? Then get moving with short, high-intensity workouts of around 15 minutes, which may be mostRead Now

Stress and Skin Connection

Stress is a full 360-degree assault on the mind, body and soul – and quite often we see the results first hand on our skin.  April marks Stress Awareness Month, and whether its work, home or simply life in general, chronic stress can take a toll on skin health, causing signs of fatigue, dark circles, promoting acne, redness and wreaking havoc with texture. As theRead Now

Sleep Debt

Sleep debt; fear not – you may not owe money but you may owe your body sleep. Think of sleep as a currency. Sleep debt is a term used if you accumulate lack of sleep below that needed seven to nine hours each night. Sleep restores the body by cleansing the brain of toxins with cerebrospinal fluid so lack of sleep can leave you feelingRead Now

Adult Acne: Lets Talk About The Cycle of Skincare

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Acne: congested pores from excess oil, dead skin cells and bacteria. It is not just confined to teenagers.  Hormones for both men AND women play a part in the skin’s natural cycle, and in particular for women, the hormonal fluctuation from the menstrual cycle which can lead to painful and unsightly adult acne, cysts and pimples. Diet: When we indulge in high-glycemic foods, such asRead Now

Selfcare For The Soul – How To Achieve a Happier and Healthier You

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Self-care is a buzz word on every health and beauty editor’s lips. It is all well and good to read about the transformative health benefits, but in most people’s time-poor and hectic lives, how does one truly apply self-care into effective practice? Master facialist and beauty pioneer Antonia Burrell is constantly on the go, so this week, delve into her best practices for small actsRead Now

Beating The Body Clock: Circadian Rhythm And Skin Health

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The importance of the Circadian rhythm is well publicised in health news and the media, with various apps and wellness techniques designed to sync your internal system for optimum health. Circadian rhythms can also have a big impact on skin health. Anticipating what and when skin needs are crucial for maintaining complexion perfection, and it is something I absolutely recommend for maximising beautiful, vibrant andRead Now

Acne and Wrinkles: How Vitamin A Tackles Both

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Acne and wrinkles are two inevitable fights many of us will experience at some point in our lives. Acne is often turbulent during puberty, and then stabilizes itself in the years to come. However, adult acne is fast becoming the leading skin complaint for over thirties due to hormones, what we consume, and how we take care of our skin. At the same time, ageingRead Now