PHB – superfood for skin

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The PHB Ethical Beauty range is quite something. Completely natural, vegan and even Halal certified, the products are so pure that they make perfect remedies for sensitive skins or those with eczema, acne or even psoriasis. They are designed to improve not only skin but health and well-being. They are scrupulous about where they get their ingredients from, insuring they …

Brushing Implements

Brush your body to health

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If you’ve never heard of dry brushing your body before, I’m sure you’re imagining using your hair brush all over and thinking how odd it sounds? Well, that would be odd and probably a bit painful. Dry brushing is, in fact, a very pleasant sensation It involves brushing with a dense brush with flexible hairs specially designed for the task. …

Marie Reynolds Face Night Oil

Marie Reynolds fAce night oil

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I’ve written about Marie Reynolds, one of the top skin specialists in the UK, a few times before. She does fabulous face treatments and, to everyone’s joy and happiness, she brought out a wonderful range of skin products (which I’ve also written about). I literally try each thing she comes out with the moment it’s produced. Trust me when I …

FOM Products

Skin products that tackle pollution

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Our poor skins. They are fighting a constant battle on our behalf. If it’s not UV rays or extreme temperatures, it’s hormones, or perhaps toxins from from the foods we eat. Added to this there’s the effects of too much alcohol, lack of sleep or poor nutrition. Or maybe a combination of all of these! But there’s another enemy that …

Ermana Natural Skincare Products

Product finds of the month

Glynis Barber Beauty, Skincare 2 Comments

It’s always a treat to find new products that really work and that you love. Here are some of my favourites: PHB Ethical Beauty – Balance Face Wash This foaming face wash has done wonders for my son’s skin. It’s for people with oily skin and/or blemishes while at the same time being gentle. It uses lavender oil to clear …

Sun Block on White Floor Boards

Protect your face with a daily SPF

Glynis Barber Beauty, Skincare 3 Comments

Skin has many enemies in today’s world, from diet to lack of sleep to stress. However pollution in many of our cities is now so bad that it has arguably become enemy no.1. The other big enemy, the one that will turn your skin to leather or give you patches of dark pigmentation, is the sun. Now a little sun …

Rejuvenoted Collagen Shots

Collagen for vegans

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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 …

Skin Products Ren Madra and FOM London

How to protect your skin from pollution

Glynis Barber Beauty, Skincare 3 Comments

Millions of us live in cities and big towns and air pollution is such a part of our lives that we don’t even think about it. We’re all so used to fumes spewing out of traffic, planes and industrial sites that it’s just part of the fabric of our lives. However pollution is not to be underestimated. It’s a killer. …

Marijuana Facial

The Marijuana Facial

Glynis Barber Skincare, Treatments 3 Comments

Ok that’s not really what it’s called, it’s actually the CBD Facial, but I rather like my name. This facial uses the big trend of the moment, CBD oil, both internally and externally The full name of CBD is cannabidiol and it’s derived from the cannabis plant but without the high. And yes it’s legal here in the UK. It’s …

Woman Touching Side of Face

The Easy Collagen Diet

Glynis Barber Health, Skincare 2 Comments

If you asked me what the single most important thing is for your skin, how it ages and how it looks, my answer would be collagen. It’s also vital for your overall health and wellbeing. The bad news is that it declines at a remarkably early age and your body can’t produce it. The good news is that you can …