Going green with The Detox Kitchen

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Earlier this week our Marketing team were invited to try out a three day detox programme from the super-food supplying Detox Kitchen. If you haven’t heard of them before, The Detox Kitchen delivers deliciously clean food straight to your door daily. Never ones to do things by halves, Nicola and Flo chose the Greens Package - a wheat, [...]

The greens you need to know about…

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Green is most definitely the colour of the moment, with green juices, supplements and smoothies popping all over my social media feeds! Packed full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, green vegetables are some of the most nutritionally dense foods on the planet. If you want to up your green intake but don’t know where to [...]

Healthy Pancake Recipe from Deliciously Ella!

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If there’s one day of the year that guarantees to bring out the little kid in me, it’s Pancake Day! While gorging on freshly flipped pancakes may be good for the soul, the classic recipe packed with refined sugar and white flour isn’t great for the skin. This Pancake Day I’ll be following nutritionist (and [...]

National Wedding Show Gifts & Goody Bags

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Brides-to-be descending on Birmingham’s NEC this weekend for the National Wedding Show should keep a special look out for our friends over at Wedding Magazine. As well as great rates on subscriptions, they’ll be giving away hand-picked beauty gifts when you pick up two copies of the mag – including Pai Camellia & Rose Gentle Hydrating [...]

Eat the rainbow – which nutrients are in which colours?

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‘Eat your greens’ is a common phrase, but what about the reds, oranges and purples? As well as bringing a bit of variety to your plate, eating a wide range of coloured fruit and veg has serious health benefits too. All plants contain phytochemicals – naturally occurring chemical compounds which vary from plant to plant. [...]

Model skincare secrets for London Fashion Week

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London Fashion Week is in full swing, and as well as clothing there’s some pretty amazing skin on display too! To find out how top models keep their skin in shape, I caught up with Storm model and Pai devotee, Fran Phillips to find out her top natural beauty tips… “As a model, it can [...]

Green Smoothie Recipe from HEMSLEY + HEMSLEY

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Following on from my post earlier in the week about the hidden sugars in pre-bottled smoothies and juices, here’s a brilliant low-sugar, green smoothie recipe from the lovely HEMSLEY + HEMSLEY sisters: Whipping up a smoothie at home is a fast way to get maximum nutrition with minimum fuss. Thanks to the natural sweetness of ripe [...]

Should you be rethinking your morning smoothie…?

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Sugar has been hitting the headlines in January as experts warn that we’re on the cusp of a sugar addiction epidemic. We all know foods high in refined sugar foods are bad for our health, skin or waistline. So the bigger concern here is the hidden sugars we don’t know we’re eating that find their [...]

My Secret Winter Weapons for boosting the immune system

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We’re now into the fourth week of January and one of my New Year’s resolutions is still going strong(ish).  We won’t talk about the others. January is always a really important month for me in my quest for better health. Why? Because in December I always get ill.  I can’t actually remember a Christmas Day when [...]

Five ways to detox your skincare routine

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January is, without doubt, the month of the detox. In amongst the juice cleanses, diet overhauls and gruelling exercise regimes, it’s worth remembering your skincare routine can also benefit from a good cleanse. Not only will they help rebalance your skin, these top tips will also help put good skin habits in place for the [...]