Skin Secrets

Christmas and the temptation to over-indulge. Top tips to stay on track with Kat Bright

Christmas and the temptation to over-indulge. Top tips to stay on track with Kat Bright

Christmas can present a challenge when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The Christmas displays in the supermarkets go up weeks in advance and there’s almost an expectation that the time to indulge is here. There are also many more social gatherings with the opportunity to eat more than usual – and often richer foods as well! Here are some tips to help you stay healthy and on track during the Christmas season. 1. Mindful Eating  Pay attention to what and how much you are eating. I like to get my clients to portion their food treats out on...

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Winter Warmers – How to Help With Winter Colds and Boost Immunity

Winter Warmers – How to Help With Winter Colds and Boost Immunity

  What is the immune system? The purpose of the immune system is to identify the body’s enemies and mount an attack to destroy them. If you catch more than one or two colds a year, this is an indicator that your immune system needs support.  Ways to support the immune system One of the most important food components to enhance immune function are the carotenes, in particular beta-carotenes. These are the precursor to vitamin A, which plays a critical role in maintaining the mucosal surfaces in the body. Foods high in carotenes include highly coloured vegetables such as dark...

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Itchy, tight skin driving you crazy?

Itchy, tight skin driving you crazy?

As the seasons change and the temperature drops, our skin changes too. Your skin may start to feel uncomfortable, tight and dry, cracked or rough to touch and itchy or sore. If you suffer with eczema, you may be having a flare-up at the moment. We have the heating on, the winds are cold and we love to have a hot shower or bath at this time of year to warm our bones. What these do, is zap our skin of the important moisture it needs, leaving your skin looking less radiant. Don't worry because we are here to help...

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Building Resilience with Gemma Bonner, England Lione

Building Resilience with Gemma Bonner, England Lione

Powered by Skin:Genius – skincare for inner confidence ‘Healthy Body – Healthy Mind’ I’m passionate about girls and young women being active.  Physical activity and playing sport not only give you a healthy body, they also give you a healthy, strong mind.  You gain confidence in your skin, your body, your whole being and that gives you resilience. Girls Drop Out Of Sport – This Has To Stop! There are many reasons why girls stop playing sport in their teenage years; I know as I faced most of them myself.  I also know how difficult it can be to face...

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