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TRUE OR FALSE: Beauty Myths Exposed

Beauty Myths

Today we’re separating beauty fact from skincare fiction. Ditch the cellulite cream, stop worrying about chocolate causing spots, and forget about those painful nose strips. Read on for a list of beauty myths debunked. You only need sunscreen when it’s sunny False. UVA rays (the ones that cause wrinkles – ‘A’ for ageing), are equally strong all year round and unlike UVB (the ones … [Read more...]

BEAUTY BY NUMBERS: The Number by Number Guide to All Things Beauty

Beauty by Numbers

How does your beauty know how add up? Check out our number by number guide to all things beauty related. 1 – HOUR: The amount of time it takes to eliminate one standard drink from your body. Alcohol is not a friend of your beauty regime and will affect your appearance in a completely negative way and obviously the more you drink the longer it takes to get it out of your system. Carrie and Co … [Read more...]

THE SEVEN AGES OF SKINCARE

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Frances Winston’s guide to the major stages of skin ageing   One of the sad but true facts of life is that as we get older our skin changes. As the years progress we develop a loss of elasticity of the skin and wrinkles and fine lines begin to show on the surface. Finding a beauty routine that works for you can make a huge difference to how your skin ages and how you look. … [Read more...]

BEAUTY & SKINCARE: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF YOUR SKIN

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Frances Winston on the effects day-to-day living has on our skin and the precautions to take to ensure younger looking skin   From the moment we get up our skin is being exposed to nasties that can affect its overall appearance. Everything from showering, your morning caffeine fix, your trip to work and even your workout will all dictate the condition of your skin. On top of all that … [Read more...]

SKIN ACTIVE

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As I leave my mid-twenties behind and slowly approach the 30 mark I already notice some signs of degradation; my once youthful skin is not as youthful. A line here, a line there, I like to frown in my sleep, attractive or wha?! Moving on from the old line issues my skin is dull and I definitely look like I have more than my fair share of late nights. Being fairly far away from "my best before … [Read more...]

THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT

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With the eye being one of the first places to show the signs of ageing; fine lines, dark circles and a few bags, I have always been an advocate of a good eye cream. Splash out now, save in the future and extend that "use by" date by a good few years. With so many different creams on the market it is hard to choose the right one for you, however, if you are lucky enough to have some spare … [Read more...]