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Coping with adult or cystic acne due to mask wearing

As a result of mask wearing, we have seen an increase in the number of people asking about adult acne.  Despite the fact we are coming into contact with fewer pore-blocking pollutants due to being out of the house less, more people are suffering with adult acne this year. This may be due to a number of factors such as falling out of their usual daily routines or more likely stress, which is a major cause of cystic acne. There is also the added issue of Maskne and Vi-Brow, which is acne on the brow caused by wearing visors.Adult and cystic acne is quite common, with some celebrities even speaking about their own concerns such as Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Alicia Keys, Kendall Jenner, Rihanna and...

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What about natural treatment for rosacea?

Rosacea is a common skin condition that causes redness and visible blood vessels on the face. It can also produce small, red, pus-filled bumps. These may flare up for weeks to months and then go away for a while. Natural treatments using essential oils offer a great way to keep rosacea under control.  For rosacea we recommend using Sustain (oil cleansing protection) which contains argan oil to assist with inflammation and oxidative damage. It can reduce the appearance of rosacea symptoms, as well as calm the skin and reduce redness. Omega fatty acids comprise the majority of argan oil. It is rich in omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids, possessing very strong anti-inflammatory and moisturising qualities – both of which are critical for managing rosacea....

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How to care for your beard or moustache?

To kickstart Movember we have launched a brand new Limited Edition Men's Grooming Kit, which includes a bottle of Sustain (oil cleansing protection) beard oil, wooden beard comb and faux boar bristle beard brush with silver case.  Movember is an annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men's health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men's suicide.  Our unisex, vegan, plant-based product range is made entirely from natural, handmade and vegan ingredients. Our cruelty-free face oils and body care is suitable for both men and women with all skin types.  We recommend using the following steps for men's grooming and treating beards, moustaches or overall facial hair. Step 1 Use sustain as a beard...

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How can facial massage improve skin?

Facial massage tools can assist with a range of skincare benefits.  Jade Roller Facial Massage Formed of solid jade stone, a jade roller should be used to massage the face in a particular motion. By gently massaging the lymphatic system these rollers help to eliminate puffiness. The lymphatic system is a network of tissues and organs below the surface of the skin that help to eliminate toxins and waste from the body. This historic Chinese skincare tool has two stones with the largest used for bigger surface areas e.g. cheeks and forehead and the smaller stone ideal for under eyes and around the mouth. Key benefits of the jade roller include reducing puffiness in the face as it promotes lymphatic drainage. The cool and smooth...

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Coping with dark circles under eyes or age spots

Dark circles under the eye are extremely common in men and women. Usually accompanied by bags, dark circles can make you appear older than you are and also difficult to get rid of. Though they can affect anyone, dark circles are most common in people who are elderly or those with a genetic predisposition to periorbital hyperpigmentation. It also affects people from non-white ethnic groups (Black and Asian) as people with darker skin tones are more likely to be impacted by hyperpigmentation around the eye area.  The best ingredients for coping with dark circles under the eyes or age spots includes aloe vera gel to soothe skin and naturally reduce dark circles and glycerin to plump the skin around the eye area, regenerate fresh...

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