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Beauty Myths No.8 – Moisturiser is your most important purchase

I’ve lost count of the amount of times I’ve had a conversation with people who are using an incredibly expensive moisturiser – but cleansing (or…

Beauty Myths No.7 – Organic: is it or isn’t it?

During my talk/appointments in Liberty this last week I came across a few questions of using organic vs ‘chemical’ and the misuse use of the…

Beauty Myths No.6 – Having spots means you have an oily/…

Most of the people I see have normal/dehydrated/sensitive skin with occasional spots. This is very different to acne. The vicious circle. It usually occurs via…

Beauty Myths No.5 – if you have oily skin you don’…

The biggest mistake people with oily/combination skin make is to try and ‘strip’ the skin during the cleansing stage – to the point where it…

Beauty Myths No.4 – Lemon Juice

Source This is directly posted for Pinterest. ‘Adding lemon juice to your cleanser will exfoliate your skin!’ No, it won’t. ‘Applying lemon juice to your…

Beauty Myths No.3 – Cleansing in the AM

‘Do I really need to cleanse my face in the morning?’ I’ve been asked this a lot recently – a lot. On the blog, on…

Beauty Myths No.2 – Skin Purging

Your skin should not ‘purge’ when using OTC products. Prescription strength products given to you by a derm for acne, for example, can cause purging.…

Beauty Myths No.1 – Your skin sleeps during the day.

Dear Readers. My day started with an email from someone requesting that I test their (revolutionary – obviously) cream at night – ‘because the skin…

Thought for the Day: Stem Cells and Bollocks

Stem Cell: noun – BIOLOGY plural noun: stem cells ‘an undifferentiated cell of a multicellular organism which is capable of giving rise to indefinitely more…