5 reasons you need a body oil this winter


Perhaps the most luxurious product in our range, our Royal Jasmine & May Chang Replenishing Body Oil really comes into its own in the cooler months. First developed for a Christmas gift set a few years ago, it proved so popular that it’s now a permanent feature in our body range. Here’s 5 reasons why it’s a […]

Is your skin reflecting your diet?


If you’ve ever woken up with a rosy face and a few spots on your forehead, you might have experienced that creeping sense of regret about last night’s wine or chocolate. Perhaps with good cause, according to a new book by Naturopathic doctor and skincare specialist, Nigma Talib. She suggests your skin can reveal much more than you […]

Living with a dog cuts child’s risk of asthma by 15%


New research has suggested growing up with exposure to dogs can dramatically reduce a child’s risk of asthma. The study analysed data on over 1 million children born in Sweden between 2001 and 2010 where, helpfully, dog and farm animal ownership must be registered by law. The data showed that exposure to dogs during the first year […]

4 Top Tips for Reducing Stress


We’ve all experienced the feeling of emotional or mental tension or strain known as stress at some point or another, but many people don’t realise the direct effect this feeling can have on our physical wellbeing – particularly with regards to our skin. Many skin complaints, including eczema, rosacea and acne, flare in tandem with […]

Psoriasis Awareness Week


We’ve posted much about this chronic auto-immune disease in the past, but to mark this week’s Psoriasis Awareness Week, here’s what you need to know. Caused by the acceleration of cell turnover, the condition appears as red, flaky patches of skin that are covered in ‘silver’ scales. It usually appears in small patches on the […]

Is water bad for my skin?


When you have sensitive skin, everything has the potential to become an irritant. Everything that is, except water – right? In recent months, a growing number of reports have suggested that water may be harmful to sensitive skin. Given the many variations in tap water and bottled water, these claims are difficult to prove. But […]

Taking Care of Winter Hands


Our hands go through a lot in our lifetimes. Yet we think nothing of carefully cleansing and nourishing the skin on our faces while leaving our poor hands, quite literally, out in the cold. The combination of dry air and cold, plus frequent hand washing with harsh detergents, strips the hands of their natural oils, […]

Why do I blush so much?


Everyone blushes from time to time, but for some of us it can be a daily occurrence – sometimes to the point of becoming a source of anxiety and embarrassment, flaring up at the most unfortunate times and feeling horribly noticeable to those around you. Worse still, there is nothing you can do to stop […]

Should you moisturise oily skin?

Beauty shot of a sensual woman with water drops on her shoulder.

‘Oily skin’ is just that, right?  Well, not always…an oily complexion can easily disguise the fact that your skin may also be dehydrated. So, how do you know if you’re skin is oily and parched? Here are the tell-tale signs: Skin that feels tight and dry but also looks oily (often around the t-zone) and […]

The most common skincare questions – answered!


To celebrate the launch of our extended customer service hours and live chat facility, Kirsti and Helen, our in-house skin care experts are answering your most common questions… 1. Can I use Rosehip Oil twice a day?   Our Rosehip Oil is super concentrated due to the expertly sourced and formulated ingredients plus unique CO2 […]

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