Hormones Letters

Stress ages our skin

Glynis Barber Skincare, Stress Management Leave a Comment

Is there anything that stress doesn’t affect? The answer is a resounding no and in this article, written by Shabir Daya, a pharmacist at Victoria health, it also ages us and in particular our skin. Yes I know, it’s a bit dispiriting but there IS hope The first takeaway from this is that managing stress needs to be a top …

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Let’s talk about collagen (video)

Glynis Barber Beauty, Health 2 Comments

We tend to think of collagen as connected only with skin, hair and nails.  However, collagen is the glue that holds everything together throughout the body. It’s probably the most important component of our biology. The surprising fact is that our collagen starts to diminish in our twenties By the time we reach our forties, this diminishing really starts to …

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When it comes to exfoliation, go easy

Glynis Barber Beauty, Skincare 2 Comments

I used to be the exfoliating queen. If you’re a similar vintage to me. you may remember those Japanese washing grains from the Body Shop? Who knows, maybe they still have them? It was like using sand paper on your skin. And I loved it. I would scrub away as hard as I could. The thought of it now makes …

Grace and Glynis

The miracle serum that zaps wrinkles (video)

Glynis Barber Beauty, Make Up Leave a Comment

My favourite makeup brand, Studio 10, which has transformed the skin of mature women with dewy textures and flattering colours, only has one skincare product and it’s absolutely dynamite. This genius serum is all about diminishing wrinkles It does this in just 15 minutes. Yup, you will actually see an almost instant smoothing without having your skin feel like it …

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Glynis talks to Marie Reynolds about Butter Balm (video)

Glynis Barber Beauty, Skincare Leave a Comment

Anyone who follows me will know that I’m a big fan of skin guru Marie Reynolds. She has a vast knowledge of the human body as well as skin and has formulated some wonderful treatments. Indeed she is the creator of the incredible Masterlift (video on YouTube). She also has a range of very pure, very natural and highly effective …

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Which treatments work best after 50 (video)

Glynis Barber Beauty, Treatments 4 Comments

When it comes to maintaining good skin, you get to spend a lot of both time and money. And the sad fact is that the older you get the less effective treatments will be. Are skin treatments worth the money? This is an important question, I feel, as none of them come cheap. I find that none of the treatments …

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Glynis meets skin guru Marie Reynolds (video)

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I’ve been trying to meet up and interview skin guru Marie Reynolds for a long time. However with this lady being in such demand and with people fighting each other to get an appointment with her, I honestly didn’t think it would be possible. So how generous of Marie to take the time to meet up with me and record …

Aamer Khan with Glynis

Why ageing accelerates after the menopause (video)

Glynis Barber Beauty, Skincare 4 Comments

It’s so not fair. Women’s skin ages faster than men’s and that’s a fact. And it’s all due to our hormones. Oestrogen in particular. Once it’s had it’s way with us, it just abandons all it’s wonderful and beneficial purposes and leaves us on the scrapheap, parched and devoid of collagen. Oestrogen is a bitch But are we going to …

Phytodynamic Therapy with Glynis Wearing Goggles

Photodynamic therapy (video)

Glynis Barber Beauty, Treatments Leave a Comment

I was in the midst of having a beauty treatment at The Harley Street Skin Clinic with Jessica ( who introduced me to the Visia machine ) when… I decided on the spur of the moment to video my treatment This was not exactly easy, as you can imagine, as I had to hold my phone camera away at arms …