Oily, Combination and Blemish-prone Skin Guide

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What you need to know about your skin Oily: Oily skin literally produces more oil, or sebum, than normal skin. It can be caused by a number of factors, including genetics, using the wrong products or hormone imbalances. Combination: Combination skin is oily in places (usually the t-zone) and normal or dry in others (usually […]

Very Dry & Mature Skin Guide

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What you need to know about your skin As we age our sebum production naturally decreases, so mature skin can often become very dry. This can make fine lines more noticeable while also leaving the skin a little dull or lacklustre. What type of ingredients should I look for in my products? Replenishing: Very dry and […]

Reactive and Hyper-Sensitive Skin Guide

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What you need to know about your skin Hyper-sensitive skin reacts to external irritants way more easily than healthy skin, and can feel uncomfortable and unpredictable. While there are many common irritants, hyper-sensitive skin can also be very fickle – and what one person may react to may be absolutely fine for another. The key to […]

Why exfoliation is important in winter


Buffed, smooth, well exfoliated skin is something most people associate with summer beauty routines – but with harsh weather conditions and duller cells, winter is the perfect time to bring out the polish. Why? In the colder months, humidity levels drop with the temperature and there is literally less water in the air. Although cell […]

Party-Ready Skin Tips


The party season is fast approaching and whether you’re celebrating with friends and family, or waiting for that special someone under the mistletoe – you want to look your best! If you fancy putting the groundwork in to guarantee a glowing winter complexion, here are my top tips for the Christmas countdown: 1 month to […]

Solutions for tired skin


Everyone craves a good night’s sleep – and experts everywhere tout its crucial role in physical and emotional wellbeing. The skin is a great place to see the restorative power of sleep played out. Sleep well, and your skin will usually behave well. Sleep badly, and the signs are instantly apparent – after all, it’s […]

Our Christmas Collections have arrived!

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This year’s Christmas Collections have landed, and they’re even more beautiful than ever! I absolutely love how elegantly simple they are. Each Limited Edition hand-picked Collection is decorated with a bespoke botanical design, created exclusively for Pai by British artist William Watson West. Built around my favourite organic ingredients, the designs represent the actives at […]

Winter Skin Woes

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Winter is a tough time for skin. The combination of cold winds, cranked up central heating and low humidity all take their toll, especially on skin prone to sensitivity. If you’re starting to feel the effects of the cooler weather, here are a few simple tweaks and product swaps that should help keep your skin […]

The health benefits of honey


Honey has become a bit of a health and beauty buzzword in recent years, and for good reason. Touted as a remedy for infections, inflammation, stress and eczema – honey has some amazing proven health benefits, particularly when taken internally. What kind of honey should I look for? Ideally, you want to look out for […]

How to care for your skin after coming off the pill


We hear from so many women experiencing skin troubles after coming off the pill. The most common complaint is adult acne – and I, for one, know how upsetting and confidence shattering that can be. I don’t want to give false hope here by telling you that one skincare product will magic your spots away! […]