My Skin Transformation Collage

How active ingredients can transform your skin

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Three months ago I went to the Harley Street Skin Clinic to go back on the Visia machine to see if the products they had prescribed for me had improved the wrinkles and sun damage that had showed up the time before. I had been shocked to see how my skin had aged I’d always thought my skin looked quite …

Sun Screen Products

Year round skin protection

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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

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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

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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 …

My facial rejuvenation – part 3

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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 …

Harley Street Skin Clinic Before and After Banner

My First Laser Treatment

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I’m a bit of a baby when it comes to skin treatments. I like organic natural products, gentle treatments and I don’t like pain. And I especially don’t like downtime. I mean who has time for downtime? Downtime makes me nervous. What if the swelling, redness or bruising is really bad and takes weeks to go back to normal? What if …

Lady in Heated Pool

How to get a Mid-Winter Glow

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I have to confess that I find January to March the toughest time of the year. The winter is a long gloomy one here in the UK and it’s really hard to stay upbeat, energetic and glowing with health. It’s very tempting to stay home in baggy pants and eat comfort food. And yes, I’m just like everyone else when …

The Masterlift

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A while ago I wrote about the heavenly facial I had with Marie Reynolds who is one of the best skin therapists I’ve ever come across. You can therefore imagine my excitement when once again I found myself on her table for her unique Masterlift treatment. This treatment offers a real alternative to lifts and injectables in addressing skin ageing. …