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Hitchhikers guide to skincare in your 40’s and beyond

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Skin inYour 40s: Discover how your skin changes & what can help.   We’re often made to feel that the older we get, the less content with our physical appearance we should be. But in reality, there are so many simple ways to feel beautiful, no matter what your age—and great skincare is one of them. But navigating the complicated world of skincare as you age can be challenging, especially if it’s not your area of expertise. If you need a little guidance on how to look great at 40 and beyond, we can help. How…

Retinol Rules: How to use retinol products properly- Dr Tympanidis explains

Retinol Rules: Dermatologist Dr Penelope Tympanidis explains how to use it properly. If there’s only one secret to youthful even skin tone, retinol would be it. It is the only active ingredient that is proven to reset the function of the skin cells, and it can deliver  impressive results – provided it is applied correctly. And there are many myths and misconceptions about when and how retinol – or Vitamin A -products should be used. It is a tricky ingredient that can initially cause flakey, dry and irritated skin, but these can be minimised if certain rules are followed. To…

Why and when you need retinol in your skincare regime

Retinol: Why is everyone’s talking about it, and do really you need it? Beauty writer Jade Moscrop explains. Each year brings with it a whole host of skincare buzzwords for beauty lovers to get their heads around, and one that’s been everywhere recently is ‘retinol’. Dubbed a ‘miracle’ product for fighting the signs of aging, retinol comes in so many forms and strengths, it can be difficult to know where to start and how to avoid going in too hard and doing some serious damage. Don’t fret! We’re here to give you the lowdown so you decide if it should…

What are the top five ingredients to look for in skin care?

What are the top 5 ingredients you need in your skincare regime? Rosie Taylor finds out. There are thousands of skincare products out there and the list of ingredients can be baffling. But there are some key ingredients that experts agree are vital for smooth, clear skin and to fight signs of ageing. Here’s our list of the 5 essentials for great skincare:  1. VITAMIN C What is it? Vitamin C (also known as ascorbic acid) is a naturally occurring antioxidant which we need for cell growth. We get it through our diet – citrus fruit, berries and dark leafy…