The low down on Small Business Saturday

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As I’m sure you’ve noticed, Black Friday is kind of a big deal this year. Once strictly a stateside phenomenon, the biggest shopping day of the year has been embraced by the rest of the world and got us all stocking up on gifts and goodies ahead of Christmas. While Black Friday and Cyber Monday […]

Acne Series: What is hormonal acne?

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For the final installment of my acne series, I’m going to cover the confusing topic of hormonal acne.  In my recent acne web chat, nearly every other question was about hormonal acne. Let me start by saying that as much as I wish it was, this is by no means a one-size-fits all guide. Hormonal […]

Organic really is better!

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A new study came out recently revealing what I’ve always figured. That organically grown crops are better for you – not so surprising! The Newcastle University study is the most up-to-date and extensive investigation into the nutrient content of organic crops, in comparison to non-organic crops, collating results of more studies than ever before. The […]

Pai’s Breast Cancer & Beauty Event

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Take a trip to your local beauty hall this month and you’ll notice everything has taken on a pink hue… October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, an annual focus on the most common form of cancer amongst women. Rather than launch a ‘pink’ Pai product of our own, this year I wanted to do something […]

Pai try out a Natural Makeup Lesson at Content

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Here at Pai HQ we like to think we have organic skincare down to a tee, but organic make-up – we’re not so clued up on. Keen to expand our beauty horizons, we sent our PR & Marketing Assistant Flo to our favourite boutique Content for a natural make-up lesson with make-up artist Lou Dartford. Here’s her run […]

Organic Heroes: Camellia & Rose Gentle Hydrating Cleanser

Say hello to my most-used cleanser… I have used it on stressed-out skin, almost-breaking-out skin, hot skin, tired skin and early morning still-asleep skin; it has suited every occasion.   – Ruth Crilly, A Model Recommends As it’s Organic September I thought I’d share an ode to Pai’s bestselling product – our Camellia & Rose Gentle […]

Why I choose organics: Lou Dartford

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For our second Organic September guest post I caught up with organic makeup meastro Lou Dartford to find out why she chooses organic. Why do you choose organic? I believe that organic products are one of our best options in today’s modern world. Not just for our personal health and wellbeing but for that of […]

Great British Brand: Good Hemp Food

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Last week I discovered another great British brand I wanted to share with you all – Devon based, Good Hemp Food. As regular readers will know, I am a huge fan of Hemp Seed Oil and believe that it’s the absolute best source of EFA (Essential Fatty Acids). Read more about why here. Good Hemp […]

Clean your beauty regime

Clean & Detox your Beauty Regime

January is the month of the Detox. A collective moment where we all decide to purge the guilt of festive indulgence by cleansing our bodies inside and out. While I don’t really believe in fad diets or crazy regimes, I do think the new year is a great time to break bad habits and embrace better […]

What is the difference between Dry and Dehydrated skin?

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Personally, I think “dehydrated” is one of the most overused words in the beauty industry – particularly when it comes to facialists! However, knowing the real difference between dry and dehydrated skin is really important and should heavily influence the products you choose – particularly going into winter. On a basic level, “Dry skin” is […]