5 Top Tips for glowing winter skin

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Skin feeling as dull as a drizzly January morning? Winter can be particularly tough on sensitive skin. Here’s our top tips for maintaining healthy, glowing skin – even in the coldest months. Smooth and brighten Grey skies and dry skin can combine to create seriously dull skin – the last thing you want during winter! Regular […]

What are free radicals?

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Like antioxidants and peptides, free radicals have become something of a beauty industry buzzword. In reality, they are nothing new. Scientists and skincare professionals have been working hard to control and eradicate free radical damage since the 1950s – it’s just that the latest advances are only just starting to hit the mainstream. We thought […]

Taking Care of Winter Hands

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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, […]

How much Moisturiser should I use?

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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 […]

How to treat cystic acne

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You may remember that the blog played host to my acne series last autumn. Since then, I’ve heard from so many customers who are seeking further advice about cystic acne. So today I’m putting these dreaded spots under the spotlight and addressing how best to tackle them. What is cystic acne? Cystic acne is most […]

Acne Series: Myths about blemish-prone skin

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If you Google, “cures for acne” you will be faced with millions of pages containing weird and wonderful cures for stubborn blemishes. Unfortunately, as anyone who has ever covered a spot in toothpaste will know, 99% of these are complete rubbish! There are so many urban myths about the causes and cures for acne, so […]

Acne Series: How to care for & clear up spot-prone skin

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For the second installment of my acne series, I’m going to cover how to care for acne or spot-prone skin. Blemishes are the single biggest skin issue I get asked about – everyone from sixteen to sixty year olds can suffer from them! I know first-hand just how overwhelming navigating the vast market of products […]

Sarah Vine asks if organic products are worth it

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While lack of organic labelling regulations is an issue I regularly bang on about here on the blog, it’s very rarely covered in mainstream beauty media. So, I was thrilled to see Sarah Vine’s great article on organic beauty products and labelling loopholes in her Daily Mail ‘Beauty Sleuth’ column this morning. As she points […]

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 […]

Pai’s ‘Become a Beauty Blogger’ Competition

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Last month we ran a competition to find Pai’s first ‘Beauty Blogger’  – someone who Pai products have really helped and who had some great tips to share with our Skin Solutions readers. We had an overwhelming response and some brilliant entries – all of which we loved reading so thank you to everyone who […]

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