Combat Dry Winter Skin, Naturally...

Winter is fast approaching and before the speculative forecasts of 'the coldest winter yet' start to circulate, we thought that we'd bite the bullet and share some basic skincare tips which should help you stay moisturised and 'itch' free during the coldest time of the year. In the midst of any cold spell, your skin is exposed to extreme elemen...
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Teenage Skin-Part II

Teenage Skin. Part II In last week's blog, I discussed the reasons for acne. The condition that many teenagers have to face is down to an excess production of sebum which leads to blocked pores resulting in the bacteria Propionibacterium acnes, which causes the red spots that are synonymous with acne. In many cases the acne becomes so severe tha...
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Autumn Skincare Routine

  With September now in full swing and the weather taking a turn, it’s safe to say that autumn is, without a doubt, well on its way. Most of us have spent our summer exposing our skin to harsh environmental elements; sea, sand, sun, insect repellents and the like. With the prospects of winter looming over our heads and with it, a colder, fro...
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Shhh... A little secret known as neem oil

I first stumbled on neem back in 2003, after the birth of my beautiful baby boy. After about two months he was diagnosed with eczema, and what should have been routine sleepless nights, (if there is such a thing!) turned into stressful sleepless nights, and days which were worse! His eczema progressively worsened, and frequently turned blister...
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