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Is there such a thing as “Beauty Sleep”?

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Is there such a thing as “Beauty Sleep”?

  When you get a good night's sleep, you feel refreshed, invigorated and ready to tackle the day. We have all felt the amazing benefits of a restful sleep, and fortunately for those who get enough zzz’s the benefit shows directly through your complexion! During sleep, your skin's blood flow increases, and the organs rebuild its collagen and repairs damage. I've listed a few key points as to how sleep contributes to healthy, glowing skin. 1. Fewer Wrinkles Skin makes new collagen when you sleep and collagen is a key component in slowing down the ageing process.  Having more collagen means skin...

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Natures Pharmacy!

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Natures Pharmacy!

We like to think of plants as our natural pharmacy. When you think about it, for thousands of years plants were our medicine!Our earliest human ancestors found plants to heal wounds, cure diseases, and ease troubled minds. I’m not saying everything is curable using plant based medicine, as evidently we have been able to prolong our lifespan due to advancement with technology and science. However, I don’t think we can forget what nature has provided us and should use it where we can.Plants are rich in natural antioxidants, vitamins and emollients, all of which are known for their exfoliating, cleansing and...

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A Gentle Solution For Acne Prone Skin

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A Gentle Solution For Acne Prone Skin

When you’re experiencing stubborn acne, you’ve most likely tried every product on the market in an attempt to heal it. I still have memories of mum holding up benzyl peroxide stained Sheridan towels from the Proactive routine I used to follow! In an effort to try heal our acne sometimes we do too much and over stimulate the skin, which in turn leaves us worse off than when we started. The reason why I developed our Dermatec Skincare range was due to the constant frustration and disappointment in spending money on skin care regimes that weren't living up to expectations....

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The Magic of Having Your Own Personal LED ✨

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The Magic of Having Your Own Personal LED ✨

  LED light therapy is like anything, if you do it consistently you will begin to see results. I liken it to the gym. You don’t expect to go to the gym once and see results, right? If you want to tone or strengthen your body it is recommended to workout regularly for three months and then you will see marked changes in your appearance. Well, LED light therapy is the same. In order to see results, you need to do it consistently. It’s a regular thing, not a sometime thing. This is where the beauty of having your own...

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Why I Took Control of My Skin

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Why I Took Control of My Skin
Why I decided to take control of my acne riddled skin, instead of letting it control me.

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