Should you moisturise oily skin?

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‘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 […]

Is sweating good for your skin?

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There’s nothing like that healthy glow when you leave the gym after a workout. Aside from enhancing your fitness levels, exercise releases those feel-good endorphins that control levels of the stress hormone, cortisol. It also produces a side effect that we’re not all too fond of: sweating. What is sweat? Sweat consists primarily of water, […]

What is your acid mantle?


Our skin is a pretty incredible organ – it regulates body temperature, protects our immune system and keeps the condition of our nerves, tissues and other organs in check. It’s the skin’s acid mantle that’s responsible many of its super powers. So why is this layer of sebum so important for keeping your skin calm, […]

Why do I always breakout after flying?

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The last thing you want on your first day of holiday is a breakout, but unfortunately the low humidity, imbalanced skin and the stress of air travel – think lack of sleep and poor food, combine to create ideal conditions for a breakout. The air on planes is very dry – with humidity usually below […]

The pre-wedding skincare guide

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With wedding season in full swing, it’s time to start thinking about prepping your complexion for the big day. Whether you’re a guest or the blushing bride this summer, a radiant, healthy complexion is always on the wish list! Unfortunately, the stress of pre-wedding jitters and event organisation can easily be the catalyst for a […]

How much Moisturiser should I use?


Whether it’s a pump a Cleanser, a dollop of Cream or a drop of Facial Oil – one of the most common questions we’re asked is… ‘”How much product should I be using?”. Whilst we’d love to be able to provide a ‘one-size fits all’ answer, it’s not quite as simple as that. The amount […]

What is seborrheic dermatitis?

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Suffering from red, aggravated skin that itches and occasionally burns? If it looks oily in appearance and regularly flakes, it could be seborrheic dermatitis. This common condition can be confused with eczema and psoriasis, but the scaly skin it causes typically looks yellowish and moist, rather than overly parched and inflamed. Where it appears Often […]

Inside & out Sensitive Skin Treatments at Content


London’s natural beauty and wellbeing emporium, Content Beauty has launched a brand new Skin Nutrition Treatment, combining expert nutrition with organic skincare. Our Marketing Manager, Nicola went along to try it out… “I’ve pretty much had eczema my whole life – covering me from head to toe as a baby, easing off at secondary school, […]

Why do I get red bumps after shaving?

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Summer is here, which means our legs are finally emerging from their safe houses (tights and trousers!) The downside? The tiresome task of hair removal begins again… Of course, we’ve a range of options. Epilation is popular, but also pretty time consuming – plus there’s the bother of kitting yourself out with the right machine. […]

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