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Interesting Article on Acne

Acne And Diet Milk And High-Glycemic Foods May Exacerbate This Skin Condition I found this article online and found it very interesting. http://www.medicaldaily.com/acne-and-diet-milk-and-high-glycemic-foods-may-exacerbate-skin-condition-247967 Love/ Protect/ REFLECT The Skin You’re In The old saying;  ‘You are what you eat’  couldn’t be truer!

Exfoliation

“Exfoliation is the removal of dead skin cells that collect on the outer surface of the skin. Dead skin cells are buffed off with an abrasive substance” Skin brushing, exfoliating cloths and gloves are also used as a method of exfoliation and using them produces good blood circulation. For your face I suggest a gentle exfoliant, look… more

SPF and it’s importance daily.

Protect your skin. Not many people are aware but harmful UV rays can still penetrate the skin in these cold, wet conditions. The most anti aging thing we can do for our skin is to protect it with an SPF all year round. An SPF of at least factor 30 should be worn, hail, rain or snow!… more

Make up tips! Fighting Bacteria.

Cleaning your makeup brushes is something that most people do not do on a regular basis.  This is a big mistake!!!  Mascara should be discarded after three months of use to prevent bacteria. Mascara tubes are an ideal environment for bacteria to grow as it is dark and moist. Changing them regularly will help prevent nasty eye… more

Cellulite!

Cellulite has to be every woman’s worst enemy!! Whether your a size 8 or a size 18, cellulite affects us all. Everyone wants that perfectly toned, cellulite-free, pert bum.. Unfortunately, the reality for most women is this.. In order to begin our fight against cellulite it is important to understand what it is and how it is… more

Before and After

I received a number of messages regarding the treatment of broken capillaries. After posting the information on treatment options, I had a lady email me to book an appointment with me at our clinic in Dublin.  http://www.loveprotectreflecttheskinyourein.blogspot.ie/2013/04/broken-capillaries-thread-veins.html Our treatment plan consisted of a course of four IPL Thread vein removal sessions, using the Image Vital C range… more

Body Brushing

Body brushing is as an important step in your daily routine as cleansing, toning and moisturising!! There are countless benefits. Just to mention a few… Any of the following can be used: Always brush towards the heart to help improve circulation    I love this brush from The Body Shop as it is easy to use in… more

Broken Capillaries/ Thread Veins/ Telangiectasia

Telangiectasias are small dilated blood vessels near the surface of the skin.  They can develop anywhere on the body but are more commonly seen on the face around the nose, cheeks, and chin. They can also develop on the legs, on the upper thigh, below the knee, and around the ankles.   The development of spider veins can… more

Skin Needling

Skin needling, also referred to as Dermarolling, Micro needling or Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT), is a therapy that stimulates wound healing process to produce new collagen and elastin and therefore, reduces the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, scars and stretch marks. The technique is also applied to improve skin texture and tighten pores. By introducing active ingredients… more

Rosacea

Rosacea Rosacea is a chronic condition characterised by facial redness and sometimes pimples. Rosacea affects all ages but it primarily affects Caucasians and has been nicknamed the ‘curse of the Celts’. It affects both sexes, but is almost three times more common in women and onset is generally between 30 and 60 although it’s not uncommon in… more

Skin Types and Skin Conditions

The Fitzpatrick Skin Type is a skin classification system first developed in 1975 by Thomas Fitzpatrick, MD, of Harvard Medical School. In order to determine your Fitzpatrick Skin Type, we measure two components, your genetic disposition and your reaction to sun exposure.  Types range from the very fair (Type I) to the very dark (Type VI).  So,… more

Cleanse, Tone, Moisturise

We all know we should cleanse, tone and moisturise but what does this actually mean and why should we do it. A good daily skin care routine is vital to keep your skin clean, hydrated, protected, healthy and glowing. And for this, it is important to make cleansing, toning, moisturising and protecting a regular feature in your… more

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