Pancakes are one of my favourite weekend breakfasts...but when they are loaded with sugar and heavy and starchy, I don't always feel so great after them. However, with a little tweaking, you can make a great tasting version that is not a bad way to start the day. Simply by switching up the flour/base, and … Continue reading Gluten (and guilt) free pancakes
Consistency is far more important than perfection. As with any area of your life, small, sustainable daily imporvements over time can lead to seriously improessive results. A 15 step routine might work for your best friend, but you have make sure what you do will really work for you in the long term. Morning CLEANSE … Continue reading Basic Skincare Guide
It's most definitely that time of year (thank God!) but getting yourself beach ready (when the weather has been pretty cr*p until recently) isn't always the easiest. Whether its a family holiday, a destination wedding or a get away with the girls (or boys), with picture perfect instagram photos everywhere, you might begin to wonder … Continue reading Holiday Prep
It FINALLY seems to be summer in Ireland (sorry, I've possibly jinxed us all now), but you've probably already booked a few days somewhere that has a bit more reliable weather, because lets face it, the Irish summer is as unpredictable as they come. I always like to travel hand luggage as it's less hassle, … Continue reading Summer travel essentials
Chemical peels come in many different strengths, and acids (both AHA and BHA) are becoming frequent ingredients in many a skincare routine. What is the difference, who should (or should not) be using them, and why in the name of all that is good would you want to put acids on your face, or any … Continue reading Acids, chemical peels and glowing skin
Collagen has become a popular buzz word in the anti-ageing and skincare industry. As always, this has lead to confusion, myths, and the word being plastered on everything from supplements to face masks. Read on if you'd like to find out what it is, if you need it, and most importantly, how you can really … Continue reading Collagen – what is it, and why is it vital for glowing skin?
As an avid runner, I have been dismayed to discover the term "runner's face" is all too real when it comes to the effects on facial ageing. The loss of fat and facial volume is unfortunately a normal sign of ageing, and one that contributes to the formation of fine lines, wrinkles and even those … Continue reading How to avoid “runner’s face”
Botox...a polarising word to say the least, and the funny part is most people aren't actually 100% clear on what Botox is or what it can be used for. There's a stigma associated with it, despite it being widely used for therapeutic purposes, and it has taken the blame for all sorts of odd looking … Continue reading Botox and teeth grinding…what’s the deal?
My obsession with skin care runs to the extreme end of the spectrum when it comes to face masks, but not every mask is made equal - and some can do more harm than good. There are enough masks available to confuse the most seasoned skin care addict, and some target skin function in longer … Continue reading The 5 best face masks for glowing skin
An ever-so-slightly compulsive multitasker, I love being able to get things done while doing something else (clearly I'm aiming for "coolest person the year" 2019 to add to my 2018 accolade). So breakfasts I can bake while I’m out running, or decent face masks that I can wear while flying (without freaking fellow passengers out … Continue reading Beauty sleep – how to get the most out of your night