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Beauty Sleep: Beneficial or Damaging?

By |March 9th, 2016|Categories: Facial Ageing, Skin Concerns, Skincare Research, Society of Cosmetic Scientists, Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Long, sound and refreshing sleep for facial beauty Much of beauty is based on scientific advances, particularly in skincare. The Sleep Report (2014) compiled by This Works (and brought to my attention by Sunday Times) quotes research from

Facial Therapy: Zone & Season Specific

By |March 7th, 2016|Categories: FaceWorkshops, Facial Ageing, Facial Massage, Facial Yoga, Skin Concerns, Skincare Research|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Specific anti-ageing technologies should be targeting different facial zones and ageing features. Technologies on my wish list are new, clinically relevant and evidence-based yet accessible (distribution channel and price) for my clients. The appearance of facial

FaceWorkshops Case Study: Body Shop Facial Workout

By |February 28th, 2016|Categories: FACEWORKSHOPS CLUB, Facial Massage, Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In our February FaceWorkshops MiniCase Study, we tried the new Body Shop facial massage. I did not have many volunteers for this routine, therefore only two - however, very comprehensive views - below. REVITALISING DANCE FACIAL WORKOUT 

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Consumer Attitudes & Beauty Trends [SCS RGNorth]

By |February 25th, 2016|Categories: Skincare Shopping, Society of Cosmetic Scientists, Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Canadean are a market research company looking at beauty market value and trends.  The Western European market is worth 69.2 bn, with 0.3 % forecast growth (2014 - 2019). The growth is slow, almost stagnating due

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British Brands: Sam Farmer

By |February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Skincare Shopping, Skincare Tips, Society of Cosmetic Scientists|Tags: , , , , , , |

"A teen range that really works, without the hype." Exclusively available in SpaceNK I am a fan of the way Sam Farmer approaches skincare for teenage children. A British "clean-looking", unisex, sustainable brand with no

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Choices in Anti-Ageing: The Botox & Fillers Alternative

By |November 23rd, 2015|Categories: Aesthetic Rules & Beauty, Cosmetic Procedures, Facial Ageing, Facial Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

A good analogy for the holistic approach I advocate for the face - personalised skincare routine, professional treatments and at-home facial exercise - is exercising the body.   If we want to tone up and achieve

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New vs. Innovative Skincare

By |November 17th, 2015|Categories: Product Reviews, Skincare Shopping, Skincare Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Launching new or innovative skincare products? The beauty market is saturated, yet in perpetual need of NEW products (35 % of purchases annually) that are not always scientifically relevant or innovative.. PACKAGING. Creating value in the eyes of the consumer often stems

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Be Smart About Anti-Ageing Skincare

By |October 28th, 2015|Categories: Facial Ageing, Facial Massage, Facial Yoga, Skincare Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Looking good for your age feels fabulous. And quality skincare does not have to break the bank - the results are also in your (and your facialist's) hands.  Facial creams are only a part of the solution. It

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Your Face: My Personal and Professional Journey

By |October 10th, 2015|Categories: FaceWorkshops, Facial Ageing, Facial Massage, Facial Yoga, Skincare Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

People’s faces interest me – they convey so much about our nature, feelings and life experiences! The nostalgic weather in mid November always reminds me of the days, when the Berlin Wall came down and the Velvet

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Seduction or Camouflage? Why Do You Use Make-Up?

By |July 4th, 2012|Categories: Aesthetic Rules & Beauty, Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

French LVMH Research published an article in the Journal of Cosmetic Science in 2008, looking at the role of make-up in our lives. Make-up application stimulates three of our senses: touch (application) smell (fragrance) sight

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The Art of Ageing by Diane von Furstenberg

By |May 16th, 2012|Categories: Aesthetic Rules & Beauty, Cosmetic Procedures, Facial Ageing|Tags: , , , , |

“People believe that old age starts at 54 and youth ends at 32. The Government calls for reappraisal of attitudes towards age, given Britain’s rapidly ageing population.”   A survey by the Department for Work

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