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What To Do If You Fall Asleep With Your Makeup On After A Night Out

Do you religiously remove your makeup before sleeping every day? The answer to this may be 'yes' for the most diligent of us. However, there will always be the odd occasion where we have not done what we know the skincare Gods would expect of us! Learn more about what to do if you wake up with a face of full makeup...

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How Do I Know My Anti-Ageing Treatment is Working?

How do you know whether your anti-ageing treatment is working or not? Well, you'll look younger for a start! Is your skin bright and smooth? If so, you're heading in the right direction. Even irritated skin is a good sign. Read on to learn more.

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What Exactly Are The Signs And Symptoms Of Ageing?

The first signs of ageing can start to show as young as 25. Fine lines and wrinkles, dry skin, loss of volume and thin skin, are all signs your skin is starting to grow old. Learn more about what you can do to combat ageing.

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5 Skincare Myths Exposed

Understanding skin care has never been more complex. What with the constant information bombardment through media outlets, and the promise of new anti-ageing products, it can be difficult to know what to believe. From collagen supplements to over-exfoliating, here are five skincare myths debunked.

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How Quickly Does Tretinoin Work?

Tretinoin users have reported that anti-ageing effects usually take around three to six months to show. In the long-term, consistent use of this topical retinoid will pay off when it comes to reducing the signs of ageing.

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How To Grow Your Eyelashes

I have yet to meet a woman who does not covet beautiful, long, thick eyelashes. They frame the eyes, making them look wider and brighter. The entire mascara industry is based on the idea that long, fabulous eyelashes are within everyone’s reach.

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Everything You Need To Know About Acne In Summer

Acne is a common skin condition which can become more problematic in the summer. To understand how to minimise any flares in the summer months, it's important to understand some basic principles behind the cause of acne.

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Holiday Skincare Tips: How To Look After Your Skin This Summer

So you are counting down the days until you finally get to go on your summer holiday. Learn more about how to ensure your skin is glowing, beautiful and of course well-protected during your time away.

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Birth Control Pills And Acne

If you suffer from acne, the contraceptive pill can help. This is because the synthetic hormones found in birth control pills can reduce breakouts by decreasing the secretion of oil from your glands. Read on to learn more.

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Can I Use Retinoids In Summer?

There's no reason why you should stop using retinoids in summer - as long as you protect your skin from the sun!

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How To Layer Your Retinoid With Your Other Skincare Products

Just because you have now upgraded to prescription-strength retinoids such as Tretinoin to deal with your primary skin concerns, doesn’t mean you need to ditch your entire arsenal of favourite skincare products. A retinoid can be used at the same time as most of your other over-the-beauty-counter lotions and potions.

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Prescription Retinoids vs High Street Products

Before you splash out on expensive anti-ageing products, learn more about the difference between high-street products and prescription-strength retinoids...

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How To Avoid Sun-Damaged Skin

It is well known that the sun has numerous beneficial effects on our skin and overall health. These include improvements to our mood and well-being, the production of Vitamin D, as well as the regulation of our internal ‘body clock.’

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Your Treatment Guide To Acne

To get the most benefit from your acne treatment there are a number of steps that are important to follow. In this treatment guide to acne we look at how to use topical treatments, skincare steps, what to expect and more.

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Your Official Guide To Oily Skin

Oily skin is known as 'seborrhea' and is caused by excess skin oil - or 'sebum'.  You'll probably be surprised to hear that newborn babies produce a lot of sebum but this quickly decreases, until it reappears with a vengeance at puberty. Learn more about oily skin in this useful guide.

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5 Acids You Should Consider Adding to your Skincare Routine

Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) have a great exfoliating effect on skin, and also work to brighten your complexion. Learn more about the best 5 acids you can add to your skin routine.

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Is There Anything You Can Do About Dark Undereye Circles?

Dark undereye circles can be tricky to treat. Whether they be hereditary or due to a lack of sleep, learn more about why they exist and action you can take to treat them.

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A Guide To Anti-Ageing For The Modern Man

Anti-ageing treatments aren't just for women! Men can also benefit from taking care of their skin. Here's our guide to anti-ageing for the modern man.

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Are We Moving Into An Ageless Future?

Is an ageless future just around the corner? Research into this area is developing at an incredibly speedy pace. Here are a few of the options that could be available in the not-too distant future...

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5 Big Skincare Trends for 2018

Learn more about the five big skincare trends we can expect from 2018.

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