Caveman skincare – genius or rubbish?

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A new skincare trend is doing the rounds, and it’s seriously dividing opinions. Caveman skincare is as primal as it sounds – it’s all about taking your skincare back to ‘caveman’ basics, so that means no products, or in the extreme cases, no water – at all! What’s the theory?  The idea behind caveman skincare […]

Our Anywhere Essentials Travel Collections have landed!

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Travel can be tricky for sensitive skin types – especially if you don’t have your tried and tested skin staples with you. Using whatever’s to hand isn’t an option and massively throw your skin off balance, which is why I’m so thrilled to announce the launch of our brand new Anywhere Essentials Collections! Designed to […]

How to prevent ageing on your neck


The neck – that poor neglected area that doesn’t quite fall into either our face or body care regimes. I was taking to a customer last week who desperately wanted to know how she could improve the skin on her neck, which gave her age away as she hadn’t looked after it as well as […]

How Hay Fever affects your skin


If the runny noses at Pai HQ are anything to go by, the last few weeks haven’t been great for hay fever sufferers. Interestingly, some of the most common complaints I get at this time of year aren’t the straightforward side effects like itchy eyes or a dry, chapped nose. The number of people contacting […]

Am I Vitamin D deficient?

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In her second vitamin D instalment, dietician and Eat and Think founder Kelly McCabe, looks at the different factors that influence your vitamin D levels. “I suffer from eczema and recently asked my GP to check my vitamin D status. I was surprised to find that my vitamin D level was pretty low, despite a really […]

Can Vitamin D help Acne and Eczema?


It’s well known that vitamin D plays a crucial role in skin health. Low levels affect all skin types, and can be particularly detrimental if you suffer from conditions linked to your immune system like eczema or urticaria. Last week, I got chatting to Kelly McCabe, a specialist dietitian and Founder of Eat and Think, […]

How long does it take for products to work?

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I was asked a really interesting question during my web chat a while ago  - how long does it usually take to see results from a skincare product? Unfortunately, there’s not a one-size-fits-all answer to this, so I thought I’d dig a little deeper. Our fast-paced culture demands quick results, so when something doesn’t have […]

Relaxation tips from Blue Cow Yoga


Stress can do funny things to our bodies. It’s one of the most common triggers of a whole host of health concerns, and can cause weight gain, poor sleep, hair loss, as well as many skin conditions. Acne, eczema, psoriasis and urticaria flare-ups can all be caused by spikes of the stress hormone cortisol, which […]

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 […]

Multi-tasking products

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Like most women, I love a multi-tasking product – the more streamlined my handbag, the better. After Lacey Gattis, from online beauty bible Into the Gloss, revealed she uses our Echium & Argan Gentle Eye Cream as a matte lip primer – I’ve been on the hunt for some more space saving ideas to share. […]