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What is polymorphous light eruption? What are the causes? Who is likely to suffer from it? What can you do to relieve it? Are there any known cures? Here we look at the answers to these and other questions about the condition commonly described as an allergy to the sun. Please note, this information is for guidance only and must not be taken as a substitute for professional medical...
Post by: Lesley | Posted on: June 15, 2012 | In: Natural Skincare Tips | No comments yet
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The risk of going rusty aside, how can you best take care of your skin over the summer months? As we all know, the British summer is notoriously changeable. In hot, sunny climates you pretty much know the sun will be strong during daylight hours, so you’re on alert to protect your skin against damaging rays. In Britain we can have a heat wave followed by weeks of grey skies and rain...
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There are countless moisturising products on the market for people with dry skin, but how do you go about moisturising oily skin? Do you even need to? If you want to bring your skin back into balance, what’s the best thing to put on oily skin? Well, let’s start with the worst thing you can put on oily skin. You may not believe me when I say this, but the products to avoid are...
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Ever been out walking when it’s wet underfoot? Notice how your boots can really soak up the moisture. Of course, how saturated they get depends on how well protected they are. Neglect them and you can bet your blisters they’ll be sopping wet, especially if they’re made of leather. It’s not so different with your own skin. The dryer your skin becomes, the thirstier...
Post by: Lesley | Posted on: June 07, 2012 | In: Natural Skincare Tips | 1 Comment
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The more I learn about skin care, the more I favour keeping everything as simple as possible. High-tech anti-aging serums and nanoparticle skin rejuvenating creams? No thanks. In my view, you can’t beat a skin care regime specifically designed to promote the body’s natural mechanisms for self-care. Here are my top seven tips for a beautiful, glowing complexion. Protect...