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
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
Bulletproof coffee has been a fad for a few years now - with its main presence of social media consisting of videos of butter being blended with coffee and coconut oil. It has been claimed to promote weight loss, improve physical performance and seriously boost energy...but do any of these claims actually stack up? The … Continue reading Butter and coffee – and mental clarity
While I do try and follow a healthy diet for the most part (weekly Wow burger habit not withstanding), and I don't believe you should be too reliant on supplements, there are a few things I find hard to get enough of solely from food - and really recommend for that added glow. And, with Black Friday … Continue reading The best supplements for glowing skin
Anti-ageing treatments and complaints about skin, and fine lines and wrinkles tend to be primarily focused on the face, and while this can certainly give your age away (while draining your confidence), another tell tale area can be just as obvious...but tends to get forgotten very easily - your hands. The skin on your hands … Continue reading Are your hands giving you away?
I am most certainly not a dermatologist...but you may have realised I am obsessed with skin and skin care, and have been lucky enough attend postgraduate training run by some excellent derms, with decades of experience (and never require caffeine of any nature to stay wide awake and attentive for the entire course - dentistry would … Continue reading 5 things a dermatologist would never do
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" 2017 to add to my 2016 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
Halloween (and the jazz weekend) are behind us, and Christmas FM is live, and totally acceptable to start planning for silly season! Winter is not aways the most extreme experience in Ireland (aside from Storm Emma, followed by what felt like endless flooding) but there is a big enough change to warrant reassessing your skincare routine if … Continue reading Winter Skin Prep: 4 tips to glow your way through the festive season