Sun Screen Products

Year round skin protection

Glynis Barber Beauty, Skincare 3 Comments

Yes I know most of us are heading into winter and it may seem an odd time to talk about sun protection but bear with me.  I have only just discovered a very innovative and wonderful sunscreen range that offers year round protection. It’s called Evy and is unlike anything I’ve tried before. It may seem odd that cold, grey …

Glynis Skin Under Microscope

My skin under the microscope (Part 2) – The products

Glynis Barber Beauty, Skincare 3 Comments

If you missed Part 1 where my skin got analysed on the Visia machine and was found sadly wanting, just click here to catch up Part 1 After discovering my skin had bad UV damage, plenty of wrinkles due to a breakdown of collagen and needed work on getting a smoother, clearer texture, Jessica ( a skin consultant at The Harley …

Glynis Skin Under Microscope

My skin under the microscope (Part 1) – The reality

Glynis Barber Beauty, Skincare 4 Comments

Way back in February, before lockdown, before the new corona virus turned our lives upside down, I found myself on Harley Street with an hour or so to kill. I decided to call in on the lovely Lesley Reynolds, co-founder of The Harley Street Skin Clinic, to see if she had time for a cup of tea and a chin …

Marie Reynolds - Vegan C, Liver Rescue and Defend Bottles

Supplements you need right now

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Marie Reynolds is a holistic skin expert who has brought out some amazing beauty products. I’m a huge fan of both her treatments and her products She also brought out a small supplement range which has been steadily growing and is now a very impressive and comprehensive range of products under the name MRL. This is great news on several …

Lock Down Beauty Products

The hero beauty products you need in lockdown

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As we all sit here in lockdown, with our beloved hairdressers and beauty salons closed, we are left to our own devices. Now none of us, I should imagine, are much bothered by our appearance at the moment. However we still want to have nice looking skin and don’t want everything to completely go to seed. I doubt anyone wants …

My facial rejuvenation – part 3

Glynis Barber Beauty, Treatments 2 Comments

In part 1 we spoke about my first Hifu treatment in May ’19. I was very excited as I had heard about people getting amazing results. I then started the 6 month wait for results. Read part 1 Three months later in August ’19 I went for my Hifu top up that is part of the treatment. I was treated …

My facial rejuvenation – part 2

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Three months since I began my skin rejuvenation with my first Hifu treatment! I know that I need patience as collagen takes time to renew, which is just as well as so far I can see no change whatsoever. Patience has never been my strong point but I’m feeling optimistic about this as have heard such good things about Hifu. …

My facial rejuvenation – part 1

Glynis Barber Beauty, Treatments 5 Comments

Time catches up with us all at some stage. Since turning 60 I can definitely see an escalation in the ageing of my skin. This is, of course, only natural but doesn’t mean I have to sit back and just accept it.  There are now so many treatments that are non-surgical, non-invasive or semi-invasive that there is actually quite a …

Rejuvenoted Collagen Shots

Collagen for vegans

Glynis Barber Health, Skincare 1 Comment

Collagen is absolutely vital to your skin and how it will age. In fact it’s important for every part of your body being the “glue” that holds everything together. However from our twenties our supply of collagen starts declining rapidly. Make no mistake your skin needs a healthy supply of collagen The body however, is unable to make collagen and …

Help for thinning hair

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I’ve been a big fan of the Victoria Health website for many years. It’s one of the first sites that stocked great beauty products as well as having many products aimed at enhancing good health. They’ve also introduced some of the most innovative products over the years including Niod and The Ordinary. So It’s very exciting to me that they …