SKINCARE SCHOOL: WHAT ARE PEPTIDES?

SKINCARE SCHOOL: WHAT ARE PEPTIDES?

Peptides. We hear this word a lot when it comes to beauty advertising but what exactly are they and what do they do for our skin? WHAT IS A PEPTIDE? Peptides naturally occur in the body. They’re short chains of amino acids (the building blocks of proteins) such...
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KEEP YOUR SKIN CLEAR THIS PARTY SEASON

KEEP YOUR SKIN CLEAR THIS PARTY SEASON

‘Tis the season to get merry, which involves more late nights out than usual, champagne, wine, mince pies, chocolates and sweets – all of the things that are not so good for our skin. Here’s a handy guide to make it through to 2024, skin...
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SKINCARE SCHOOL: HYALURONIC ACID

SKINCARE SCHOOL: HYALURONIC ACID

Hyaluronic acid may sound intimidating – an acid, for your face?! – but science shows us it’s one of the best ingredients you could use in skincare. Close to perfection; it’s gentle, loves all skin types, pairs phenomenally with other ingredients (even retinol...
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YOUR IN-FLIGHT SKINCARE ROUTINE

YOUR IN-FLIGHT SKINCARE ROUTINE

We all want the post-holiday tell-tale tan to show off when we land back on UK soil, but do you return home with a few unwanted skincare souvenirs too? Dry, flaky skin and pesky break-outs put a dampner on that apres-sun glow. When you combine the high altitude,...
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what is an acid and how do i use it?

what is an acid and how do i use it?

Skincare can be a really confusing world but once you have grasped the science bit, it all begins to make sense. Acids – though the name might sound terrifying – are one of the easiest, fastest and most sure fire way to revitalise your skin and have you glowing in no...
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HOW TO TREAT MASKNE

HOW TO TREAT MASKNE

Post-lockdown my skin was crying out for some TLC so when the kids went back to school & the salons were given the green light I booked into Laura Kay London, a salon not too far away from where I live, for my first facial of the year. Completely Covid-compliant...
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