My top 5 summer holiday skincare sins to avoid

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Chances are that like me, you’re looking forward to heading off on your summer holidays soon! When I enjoy some down-time with a good book and fun with family and friends, I’m always careful not to let my skincare regime slide. Leaving your skincare regime on the tarmac as you jet off is especially troublesome […]

My Desert Island Beauty Essentials

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To coincide with Earth Day, one of my favourite blogs, The Beauty Shortlist has been running Green Beauty Week to showcase all things natural and organic. I had a chat with the editor, Fiona, earlier in the week to share my top five desert island beauty essentials. If you’re dreaming of a sun drenched beach […]

Is waxing bad for sensitive skin?

Is waxing bad for sensitive skin?

To wax or not to wax, that is the question – particularly at this time of year when warm weather and Summer holidays mean more flesh is on show! But as well as being very irritating on sensitive skin (Eczema and Psoriasis sufferers are encouraged to avoid it all together), waxing can also be quite unhygienic. […]

Seasonal skincare swaps

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As with all things in nature, our skin changes with the seasons. Varying temperatures, moisture levels and sun exposure all have to be adapted to and supported by our skincare products. Failure to listen to your skin’s ever-changing needs can throw the skin out of balance, causing increased sensitivity, dryness or breakouts. We’re not talking […]

How to treat Mosquito Bites: Are there any truths in the Old Wives Tales?


The Summer holidays are here, which for many will mean jetting off to sunnier climes. You’ll probably come back with a nice tan, a souvenir or two, and if you’re anything like me, a fair few mosquito bites! Now I’ve heard many an old wives tale about how to prevent bites. Here are few of […]

The C word: What causes Cellulite & how can you get rid of it?


Contrary to popular belief, Cellulite isn’t just caused by excess fat and can occur on even the slimmest of women. With summer here and the prospect of exposing Cellulite-stricken skin imminent, I’ve been doing a bit of research into the matter and came across some interesting info courtesy of Australian nutritionist Cyndi O’Meara. It seems that the […]

“Best thing I’ve tried this month” says The Gloss

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We are absolutely thrilled to see our new Kukui & Jojoba Bead Skin Brightening Exfoliator take pride of price in The Gloss‘s June Beauty Buffet! Beauty Editor extraordinaire Sarah Halliwell says, “Pai is fast becoming the go-to name for anyone with sensitive skin, and their new Kukui & Jojoba Bead Skin Brightening Exfoliator is the […]

Five ways to brighten your skin from the inside and out

Brighten Skin from the Outside and In

While make-up looks come and go, a bright, clear and dewy complexion will never be off-trend. Here are my top five tips for maintaining a healthy glow all year round: 1. Perfect Polishing Every 3-4 weeks our skin replaces its tired old cells with bright shiny new ones. Make sure these are right at the […]

Ever thought about skincare for your underarms? VOGUE has…


Sunshine’s in sight, and with summer holidays no longer a distant dream it’s time to start paying attention to those areas of skin that have been covered up for far too long. While we’re busy toning, tanning and moisturising our legs, arms and stomachs, the underarm is an area that is much neglected, despite many […]

Skincare up in the air: What happens to your skin when you fly?

In Flight Skincare

The Great British summer may be officially over (boo!), but many of us are still due to jet off on last minute getaways in search of that elusive tan to take us into Autumn. While sun-kissed, glowing skin may be a winner, dry and dull aeroplane skin most certainly is not! But what exactly does […]