How to treat: Congested Skin

Congestion in the skin is a very common condition, especially at this time of year when we perhaps haven’t been as healthy as we should have been over the summer. When oil in your skin is flowing normally, it plays an important role in protecting your skin and keeping it supple and strong. However, if …

The Truth About Pigmentation

Recently as the weather improves I am hearing a lot of mixed messages about pigmentation. I want to set the record straight surrounding this topic and help you through the summer, as safely as possible for your skin. Pigmentation is, hands down that trickiest skin condition to treat. I am very confident in treating any and …

The Beauty of Breathing

Learning to breathe properly again can have many benefits, there is growing evidence that there is a relationship between respiration and hormones. Many people have found that by correcting their breathing they notice an improvement in symptoms such as PMT and menopausal problems like hot flushes. It is also interesting to note that in Traditional …

Inflam-ageing

Part of ageing from the inside out comes from inflammation,  a new term has been coined.  Inflam’ageing’ refers to the ageing that is caused through the presence of chronic inflammation. Inflammation is our body’s first response to an infection or irritation and is therefore a vital defence mechanism that ensures our survival and stimulates healing. But inflammation should …

Where does your face end?

The neck and decolletage can often be the biggest giveaway of skins age. Many poeple invest in a good skincare routine and have beautiful skin on their face, but it ends at their jawline. When it comes to this, the French do it right. Treating right down to the bust with their skincare. The skin …

Achieving perfect skin for your wedding day

For your wedding day you want your skin to look fresh, radiant and youthful. When your skin looks great, invariably your makeup will sit well on top of it – enhancing your natural features and beauty. This week, Ashleigh the owner of Ashleigh Scott Facialist, gives her expert advice on preparing your skin for the …

Start your day with lemon water

A simple ritual for more beautiful skin. Many foods undermine our beauty and health, however on the other side of the coin there are lots of foods that nourish us and keep our skin looking beautiful. Lemons are one of these foods and this is why. The first step to having gorgeous skin is to …

Attract The Positive

Our thoughts are very powerful. Our brains don’t often know the difference between reality and what we think reality is! For instance, have you every found your mouth watering at the thought of enjoying a delicious meal or felt a feeling of nervousness at the thought of an uncomfortable situation. That is your body reacting …

The anti-ageing skin ritual – Sleep!

It has recently been discovered that if you don’t sleep well you are more likely to have skin that is rapidly ageing and is less resilient when exposed to environmental stressors like UV and low humidity levels. A study involving 60 pre-menopausal women showed that the quality of our sleep impacts on the functioning and …

Which Facial?

Do you get overwhelmed when looking through a treatment menu, trying to decide what facial you need? It can be very hard to know yourself, exactly what your skin needs. Especially when faced with several different choices. I recently shared an experience I had, on Facebook. I was treated to a facial (lucky me!) at …