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  • The History of Peptides

    The History of Peptides

    June 01 2021

    The first most beauty fans heard about peptides was in 2006 when, in a subsequently much spoofed Olay TV ad, celebrity beauty editor Nadine Baggott told viewers “Right now, I think the hottest anti-ageing ingredients around are pentapeptides.” Back then most of us didn’t know what a peptide was or what it could do, but in fact, peptides had been...

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  • Sunscreen for Different Skin Conditions

    Sunscreen for Different Skin Conditions

    May 22 2021

    What advice do you have for people prone to sensitivity or Rosacea when it comes to SPF? Ultrasun is formulated for people with sensitive skin. The Lamellar technology means that your skin can breathe and your pores are not clogged. If you have conditions such as Rosacea we would recommend our Face Fluid SPF50+ as it’s particularly important to use a higher level of protection.   Are there ingredients you should avoid...

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  • Choosing the Best Acid for You

    Choosing the Best Acid for You

    May 16 2021

    Hearing the word ‘acid’ in conjunction with a skincare routine may sound counter-intuitive, but acids can be excellent for your skin and should be a part of a solid routine. The trick to choosing the best acid for you is to focus on the skin concern you want to address. Yes, it really is that easy. 

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  • Your SPF Questions Answered

    Your SPF Questions Answered

    May 07 2021

    Choosing the right SPF is really important and a number of factors should be taken into account – your skin type, the sun conditions and the amount of time you plan to be out. Skin that is not used to the sun is less able to protect itself so a higher SPF should be chosen. Under the influence of UV rays, the skin...

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  • A Brief History of Acids in Skincare

    A Brief History of Acids in Skincare

    May 02 2021

    If you’re a woman of a certain age, then your introduction to acids in skincare was probably that infamous episode of Sex And The City when Samantha Jones tries a “freshening chemical peel” and ends up with a raw, red face that genuinely frightens children and causes Carrie to compare the results to “beef carpaccio”.

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  • Building a Brand

    Building a Brand

    May 01 2021

    Being a “Skin Nerd” morphed into my DNA after hopping into a facialist’s chair for the first time ever when I was thirteen. This was a defining moment when my passion for skin was realised – undeniably, my teenage self wouldn’t have dreamed it’d take me to where I am now! Since then, I have been lucky enough to be...

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  • The History of the Alpha Beta Peels

    The History of the Alpha Beta Peels

    April 21 2021

    Beauty trends are ever evolving, especially within skincare. New technology breakthroughs, ingredient discoveries and delivery systems are constantly advancing. So, when a product has been around for a long time, it generally means it is something unique and special that can stand the test of time.

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