You may or may not be used to living with dry skin, but there are actually some special considerations and facts about dry skin to keep in mind when caring for your specific skin type. We want to make sure we’re caring for our skin properly and giving it the attention it needs in order for us to look our very best. So, make sure you give this a read for some vital info on dry skin!Read More
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Honey isn’t just for sweetening your tea or soothing a sore throat, there are many skin benefits of honey that you should take advantage of! This inexpensive and versatile food is sweet to eat but also has skin superpowers! If you’re looking for an all-natural ingredient to add to your skin care routine, check out the amazing skin benefits of honey!Read More
We use our hands so much and they’re almost always exposed to the elements but do we really give them the care they deserve? Things like cold weather, air conditioning, and harsh chemicals can all dry out the skin, especially the skin on our hands. It’s important then that we look after them. Here are just a few remedies for dry hands, and how to help prevent dry skin in the first place.Read More
Interested in some random facts about skin? Skin facts might not be at the top of your list of things you want to discover but these facts are worth learning about! We go to such great lengths to get the very best products for our skin to ensure that it looks its best but what do we really know about our epidermis?Read More
Summer is one of the most popular times to detox the body, and is a great time to do so, as long as you follow some simple tips for safe detox diets. Many diets rely on liquids such as juices only, or restrict too many calories. Neither of these options are safe. If you’re wanting to have your body in the best possible shape with health shining from the inside out, then try these tips…Read More
If you’re always on the hunt for ways to live healthy and look great, then you are going to love these fantastic foods for flawless skin! Nothing is better than finding foods that not only taste great but are great for you. All of these skin-nourishing foods have been found to improve your skin from the inside and help you achieve that naturally beautiful glow all year long. Give them a go!Read More
Were you aware that there are certain morning skin care tips that we should follow? There are steps we should take in the morning in order to look the most awake and to look your best! These morning skin care tips can help your skin look and feel revived, refreshed and ready to face the day. Skin care is just as important in the morning as it is as night, so take note of these essential skin care tips.Read More
No matter your age, we all want to know the secret to younger looking skin and I know that even in my twenties I was starting to be aware of my skin changing, compared to my teens. Ageing is a natural process and I am totally of the notion, as many women are to ‘grow old gracefully’. A non-invasive treatment like the SkinBase Facial™ can provide a happy medium, giving great results but without the need for surgery.Read More
If you like to take the natural approach to health and beauty, I think you’ll find some of these natural ways to fight cellulite helpful, safe, and of course, all natural. Give them a go and see if these organic methods that can minimise the appearance of cellulite work for you!Read More
Summer is just around the corner... kind of! So we thought it best we share with you some of the most common beauty mistakes so you can avoid them and make sure you look HAWT this summer.Read More
There’s been a lot of talk recently among my friends about natural eating and beauty foods which can help achieve flawless, radiant skin in no time. Though it may sound superficial, keeping my skin youthful and glowing is always a goal of mine, but I want to do it the right way. Why not try these following foods and eat yourself to health?Read More
Check out these nifty DIY blemish remedies to fight acne the cheap and easy way all in the comfort of your own home! One of the worst things to wake up to is a spot that popped up overnight but after reading this post we’ll have some different ways to tackle acne. Try out these natural acne combatants and stop acne angst now!Read More
I am not sure about you but I have recently noticed the skin on my hands starting to look more aged. I don’t think the harsh winter has helped and I’ve recently been on the look out for ways to make the skin on my hands appear more youthful. Read on for some terrific tips on preventing ageing hands!Read More
Did you know that there are some special skin care tips for 'The Time of the Month' that you should keep in mind? You’ve probably noticed that your skin goes through some changes whenever that times of the months rolls around. Well, there are some things we can do to help make that time easier on our skin, keep reading for easy skin care tips for your period.Read More
Have we ever really learned how to care for lips? I know I apply lip balm to moisturise them, but I don’t really recall ever really being taught how to care for them. So, if you’re like me and want to know the best ways to care for your delicate lips to keep them looking and feeling their best, keep reading for some helpful lip care pointers!Read More
Learning how to prevent and treat crow’s feet is one of the top skin care concerns of women. Those little wrinkles that start to form on the outer corners of your eyes are often inevitable, but they can be treated! If you’re bothered by the sight of crow’s feet, take a look at these tips that can help you prevent and treat crow’s feet!Read More
Aside from the obvious, there are many great reasons to take a bath. And I say, “bath,” instead of shower, because the benefits to actually filling up a tub of water is much more beneficial. Read on to learn more about the reasons to take a bath, instead of a shower.Read More
I think women are always looking for tips to keep skin youthful so I looked for some little known anti-ageing tips that we can use to keep our skin looking bright, beautiful and young! Check these tips out on how to keep skin youthful and maintain your girlish looks longer!Read More
These ways to improve the look of your skin are super easy to do and will make a huge difference in your skin’s appearance. Some should be done daily while others are only required once a week. You’ll start noticing an improvement in your skin after just a week of following these tips!Read More
When we received this fantastic infographic on the benefits of using sunscreen 365 days a year we had to share it.
It’s something we’re passionate about here at SkinBase and something each of our brilliant therapist advise as gospel to clients.
So save your skin and find out why our friend sunscreen is so important to your good looks and health…Read More
Oh dear, this recent blast of cold weather has played havoc with my skin. Out from the freezing cold and into the blasting heat courtesy of central heating and vice versa is not good for helping to keep skin in tip top condition and I am certainly noticing that it has got a lot drier. So this got me thinking I am probably not alone in this and what tips are there out there to help dry skin? Read on to see what I’ve found!Read More
Ever want to leave the house without a face full of makeup but are afraid there are no ways to look pretty without it? That is so not the case! There are lots of ways we can go without any beauty products and still look pretty as a picture and feel confident about ourselves. This blog explores some of the different ways to look pretty without makeup, why not give it a go?Read More
When you think of at-home beauty treatments, our faces usually get all the attention, but not this time! These simple and effective DIY masks for hands and feet will have your fingers and toes singing for joy! The next time you’re staying in for the night or just want to treat yourself to some relaxation time, try out these DIY masks.Read More
I wear foundation, but I was unaware that I was making foundation mistakes every day. I was surprised to find a lot of beauty tips that I swore by were not only disproved, but were considered most common foundation mistakes! Check out the list to make sure you aren’t committing any of these mistakes when applying your foundation, to help ensure you look the best you possibly can.Read More
Stress is a real killer when it comes to our appearance so I did some digging and found some ways we can reduce the signs of stress on our skin! If you’ve been under stress and your skin is starting to show the signs, like acne, rashes or lines and wrinkles, check out these simple ways to reduce the signs of stress on your skin.Read More
Check out these nifty DIY blemish remedies to fight acne the cheap and easy way all in the comfort of your own home! One of the worst things to wake up to a zit that popped up overnight but after reading this post we’ll have some nifty different ways to help tackle acne and stop acne angst now!Read More
Makeup removal should be an important part of your skin care routine and there are plenty of different tips for removing makeup effectively. We’re always told that it’s important to remove all traces of makeup at the end of the day, but sometimes this is easier said than done. Make makeup removal a breeze with these tips for removing makeup.Read More
If you’re planning on giving yourself a facial at home, here are some nifty tips for making it as zen-like as possible and just as high quality as you’d get at a fancy spa! Facials are a terrific way to relax, pamper yourself and give your skin the royal treatment. And while going to a trendy day spa is nice, who can afford those high prices on a regular basis? Pencil yourself in for an at-home spa day and give yourself an awesome facial at home!Read More
In winter, a mixture of the cold weather, hot temperatures from central heating and excess during the party season can mean that your skin needs a little more TLC than usual. Particularly true when it comes to moisturising your skin and making sure it receives the hydration it really needs. Read on for some simple ways to quench your thirsty skin this winter.Read More
You have your morning skin care habits and your before bed skin care regime, but I bet not many of you have an after gym skin care routine. If not, you really should - you’ve done your body good by working out, so let’s make sure your skin stays happy and healthy at the gym too. Here are some tips fto help you get started!Read More
I am a fan of skin brushing. Well... the truth is when I can be bothered to factor in the extra 5 mins or so to my daily routine. And when I read over the benefits again, I am mad at myself for not doing it more! It will certainly be one of my resolutions for 2013, especially as bikini season edges ever closer…Read More
One of the biggest problems that I have in the winter is keeping my skin bright and fresh – until I discovered these skin-brightening techniques that are ideal for winter weather! If you girls are anything like me, you want to have the freshest skin possible – no matter what time of year it is! With these skin-brightening techniques, your skin will glow and look beautiful, no matter what the weather is doing outside!Read More
Now while I myself am taken, I must admit I am very much enjoying the abundance of ‘finding love’ and ‘dating more’ new year's resolutions that are buzzing around the air when I am with my single friends. If you’re single and looking for love, or just a bit of flirty fun, then these date related beauty tips will help you to keep fresh and irresistibly kissable, even into the very small hours, and beyond!Read More
For anyone who has suffered from rosacea, you'll know just what a massive impact it can have on confidence. Also it seems that anything that involves fun, from alcohol and late nights to yummy spicy food can make it worse. It's just doesn't seem fair! Caring for skin with rosacea can seem a bit challenging but there are lots of things you can do to care for, control and cover it up!Read More
Want some beauty tips on how to weather-proof your skin so that it looks great no matter what time of year? Of course you do! Sometimes our skin can act up when the seasons start to change but there are things we can do to get skin to behave! Check out these simple beauty tips to keep your skin looking sexy and smooth all year long!Read More
We’ve all heard that eating wholesome meals is big part of being healthy, so here are some fit and tasty recipes for beautiful skin! There are certain foods out there that can help us achieve radiant, healthy skin. And these recipes not only taste good but they’ll nourish your skin from the inside and provide your body with some valuable vitamins and minerals as well! The next time you’re wondering what to make for your next meal or snack, perhaps you’ll want to refer to these recipes for beautiful skin!Read More
Your skin is something like a message board and there are times where we’ll want to figure out what our skin is telling us. Our skin is our largest organ so if something isn’t quite right on the inside, there’s a good chance that it’s going to show through our skin. Have a look at these possible clues on what your skin is trying to tell you and heed your body’s advice through your skin!Read More
One thing that always seems to go hand in hand with the party season is feeling under the weather. One too many eggnogs and bare legs in minus something degrees is never going to be good for us. But if you’re not quite ready to hang up the dancing shoes, these tips will help you look pretty, even when sick. So break out your beauty products for a beauty remedy to cure your fall and winter woes!Read More
We all deserve to look and feel the best we possibly can but contrary to popular belief, there is far more to be said for going make-up free than wearing make-up. In fact, here are some liberating reasons why you should dare to go bare…Read More
Not sure about you lot but here at SkinBase towers, the party season is already in full swing. Things are only going to get more hectic as we move into December, and I am sure you’ll agree we’ve all been there, where we need tips to cover up a hang-over so that we can function the next day.Read More
Reasons to drink more water are constantly featured in the media. The benefits of drinking water are touted constantly with health care professionals in a state of panic that more than three quarters of the world’s population is dehydrated, with people not being motivated to drink water every day.
If you’re one of the ones in need of convincing, read on for just a few reasons as to why you should reach for the water.Read More
Here at SkinBase, we can’t help but be in love with Kate Middleton. Her natural beauty, beaming smile and effortless perfection in the style stakes always gets our vote and everyone else’s by the looks of it as she tops yet another poll of most fabulous of the fabulous!Read More
Packed full of winter blues busting vitamins and minerals, these bad boys will help to give energy levels a good boost and keep flu, colds and runny noses at bay whilst also helping your skin look gorgeous from the inside out! What are your favourite seasonal smoothie add-ins?
Changes in the weather means changes to your skincare too
This time of year can really take its toll on our skin. We are reminded about the importance of using sun protection during the summer months but often forget the impact cold harsh winds and central heating can have.
Skin feels tight and often looks dull, flaky and tired. Take a look at our tips to caring for your skin during winter…Read More
We've all heard of them, the majority of us have no doubt experienced them for ourselves at some point either through giving birth, losing or gaining weight, or simply through natural stretching of the skin. But one question we all want to know the answer to is: how do we get rid of the unsightly, fine silvery white lines, which can play havoc with our confidence when it comes to wearing the clothes we love.Read More
Brrrrrr! Dropping temperatures and chilly winds don't have to go hand-in-hand with frizzy hair and dry, sullen skin. These top winter beauty tips will help you stay glowing and gorgeous - even if the weather isn't!Read More
So you think you look great. You've spend numerous hours perfecting what you believe to be a great 'look'. Then one of your friends bring out their camera and snaps away all night. The following morning, you awake to the hideous revalation that you make up was about as bad as it gets.
Trauma. Once you've detagged yourself from the pics on facebook and sent you friend a mildly threatening message to remove the most offensive of the bunch - perhaps it's time to look at these top ten tips to amke sure you look great in pictures moving forward...Read More
If you've already tried the SkinBase facial, we don't need to tell you that after even one session, your skin will be brighter, tighter and glowing with good health.
We reccommed you try and leave your skin completely clean for as long as possible (bar the mandatory SPF - if we've told you once, we've told you a thousand times...), but if you want to add just a little glamour to your party look then take our minimal make up tips for maximum fresh faced appeal...
From using lip balm as a cream blusher, to using ice cubes as the answer to pore free tanning, read our top 3 make up tips here...Read More
We're loving this top tip from Facialist Abigail James on how to keep skin clear...
"Never wear full make-up when working out. Your body will try to expel heat and toxins through the skin, and make-up will block this. If you go red after a work-out, run a towel under cold water and press over cheeks in a downward motion to massage the lymph and cool skin"
A study that was recently conducted by researchers from the Department of Dermatology at the University of Michigan has found that microdermabrasion can be an effective method for treating sun-damaged skin. Forty adults, ages 50 to 83 years, participated in the University study that looked at the dermabrasion anti aging treatment.Read More
Packed with anti-ageing and beauty boosting extracts, experts say we shouldn’t just eat superfoods for great skin, we should wear them too. As the body’s largest organ, skin has the capacity to absorb 70% of what we put on it. Superfoods are nutritional powerhouses with inbuilt antioxidants and oils so it makes sense to use these ingredients in skincare to feed the face from the outside as well as in.
Take a look at some of our favourite superfoods and find out exactly what they profess to contain.Read More
SkinBase: More than just a facial. Don't neglect the back of your neck and even behind your ears when applying creams and serums, as this is the area where skin can start to sag when ageing.
We absolutely love seeing what goes on backstage at the big fashion shows, and when we saw the pics from Gucci's latest, we couldn't resist sharing them with you.
Flawless skin, dark lips, amazing Grecian locks and ridiculously great bone structure - take a look at the gallery of photos featuring the models backstage.Read More
Tired of worrying about unwanted visitors setting up camp on your face and carrying around extra baggage under your eyes? Whatever your skin issue may be, use these great tips and tricks to get glowing, flawless skin. After trying these beauty tricks, you'll have people looking at your face for all the right reasons.Read More
Feeling beautiful isn’t about a trend or a particular look. It’s about treating yourself fabulously. No matter your age or your skin tone, you’ve got to love the skin you’re in.
Wise words which couldn't be more true.
We've compiled some of the most gorgeous women over 50 years old so you can see what dedication to inner and outer beauty can achieve...
Thanks to Vogue and Sam McNight for these magical behind the scenes pictures of the iconic models from the Olympic Ceremony.
Lily Cole, Stella Tennant, Karen Elson, Kate Moss, Lily Donaldson, Naomi Campbell, Georgia May Jagger, Jourdan Dunn and David Gandy all looked picture perfect on the 'catwalk', but here's some exclusive pictures during the lead up to the show!
Whilst trawling beauty blogs, top tips and asking all our amazing SkinBase therapists for their very best tips for the most lovely of complexions we certainly come across some fairly strange ways to make sure your skin looks amazing.
Cider vinegar, lemons, and changing pillow cases – who knew they were some of the best ways to spotless skin.
In a word, yes! Microdermabrasion has been cited as one of the more effective ways (along with gentle acid peels) in helping to reduce acne and acne scarring. Take it from me as I've suffered from bad skin - microdermabrasion treatments have gradually become the first choice for many people who are searching for an acne cure that helps correct acne scarring.
Surveys suggest that 95% of adolescents and adults suffer with an acne scarring problems, so you should know that you’re not alone in your quest to find a cure!
We keep coming back to this subject because it’s one of the most common questions people our SkinBase therapists are asked: How can I treat acne scarring and in future prevent, acne?
Everyone wants to look and feel great, but acne is definitely something which can make all of us think twice about how we look (even the most confident amongst us!)
Lots of articles only talk about acne in its worse case scenario, but its important to understand that mild acne (that’s spots to you and I!) can be just as debilitating for our confidence and attractiveness levels.Read More
Wondering why your skin has suddenly reverted to acting like a teenagers? Confused as to why?
Well experts believe that the recession (and with it the increased stress levels) could well be the culprit for an ever-increasing number of skin conditions.
Nine in ten dermatologists have noted a marked a rise in eczema, psoriasis and other skin conditions triggered by stress since the credit crunch hit.
With the distress of skin conditions leading some sufferers self-harming and even contemplating suicide, The British Skin Foundation said it is important to address any underlying emotional problems that are triggering the physical symptoms.
We’ve all heard the conflicting stories surrounding alcohol and your skin. Some say that a little alcohol is good for you, whilst other use horror stories to show the effects that drinking has on your skin and face.
So what’s the truth? Skinbase asked the experts and found out…Read More
With models’ mouths painted in tangerine tones and statement scarlet shades, the bold bright lips spotted at a myriad of spring summer 2012 shows proved that summer’s the time to trade in nude hues and basic beiges for bright lipstick.
Thought oranges and reds were left just for the olive skinned? Think again...it appears that whatever your skintone, there's a tangy, bright lip delight just waiting to perfectly compliment your complexion.
View the gallery of our favourite model looks here.Read More
The second installment of our juice diets to tackle skin problems, our friends at Stylist magazine shared their wisdom on juices specifically to tackle red, rosy and blotchy Rosacea effected skintones.
Here's some of the most delicious and nutricious juice combos around...
We talk a lot about the pure beautification benefits that the SkinBase facial can have on the likes of tired, dull and ageing skin, but it’s equally as important to note the benefits for more traumatic skin problems too.
Some of our proudest moments as skincare specialists have come following a course of treatments on someone who has had to suffer and cope with acne and acne scarring for most of their lives. We’ve had people come in for the SkinBase microdermabrasion treatments with deep scarring, low self esteem & confidence and leave after 6 – 8 sessions a completely different person.Read More
The nation has fallen head over heels with the Duchess of Cambridge, and we're no exception.
With her gorgeous tumbling curls and easy smile, Kate has certainly made her first year a stylish one.
In a nod to her near flawless complexion (which we're pretty sure is helped by the likes of microdermabrasion facials) we thought it apt to give you a gallery of some of our favourite shots...
Ever noticed how sexy it is when someone has that glorious, modest confidence which gets them in free at clubs, sees them surrounded by men and excel in the workplace?
It's pretty simple really, your self-esteem comes from more than just looking fantastic (although obviously that's a major help) it's really all about how you carry yourself, care for yourself and feel about yourself.
Take a look at some of our fixes to becoming a happier, more confident and gorgeous you.
Stay lovely!Read More
Oh it's that time again - where we give you the most simple (and unimaginable) beauty tip that might just be the answer to your skin dilemas!
This week? Well we're simply suggesting toilet seat covers as the answer to oily skin.
Intrigued? Well you should be...Read More
Our fabulous Beauty Journalist and all round 'great skin guru', Anjana Gosai has decided to take the beauty bull by the horns tackle the subject of spotty, blemished and acne riddled skin.
Anjana looks at the different types of spots and blemishes (and tries to reassure us that something can be done!)
From clever makeup tricks, to soothing plant ingredients, high performance acid, skin needling & microdermabrasion - take a look at our blog on how to get that perfect complexion you've been striving for.
We recently came across a forum post from makeuptalk.com in which a few different ladies were asking about the proper technique to contouring and highlighting. So we thought we’d publish it as it’s something many girls would like to learn about.
After reading this, you will no longer wonder how to contour and highlight your face properly. You will now be able to give yourself that finished look, when applying your makeup!Read More
Sometimes, some of the most fun beauty tips are those which can be created using only the ingredients in your kitchen cupboards...
Take our beauty tip this week for instance, which uses only the humble Avocado to create sexy, smooth skin on your legs.
Find out how...Read More
So Queenie is celebrating 60 years, and we all get a four-day weekend out of it. Thank you very much.
Looks like the world of make up and fashion have taken the glittering heights of royalty to a whole new level as we’re inundated with shimmering gowns, silver spray on make up and dazzling catwalk tiaras. This is one trend we think we’re going to enjoy.
Long live the queen, long live the metallic trend…Read More
Acne scarring really is just completely unfair. First off you had to live through the stress and worry caused by spots and then you’re left with unsightly marks which act as a constant reminder.
We’’ve got some tips and ideas to explain a little more about acne scarring and hopefully give you a push in the right direction as to how to minimise it going forward.
Good luck!Read More
Our top Beauty Journalist, Anjana Gosai is back guest blogging for SkinBase once again. This time talking about how to get a wonderfully healthy glowing skin. Over to Anjana...
Achieving a glowing complexion is, for many of us, the holy grail of beauty – something we are always striving for, as it can help us look younger and healthier.
My inbox is constantly full of emails from readers looking for advice on how to attain a radiant complexion or balance out uneven skin.
There are several things you can do to achieve a healthy, luminous glow. Follow these tips and get on the fast track to brighter skin.Read More
So today’s make up masterclass focuses on ‘deciphering foundation speak’. Labels can be so confusing that you end up buying the wrong product for your skin.
Here’s the low down on tinted & matte versus light reflecting foundations as well as the 411 on concealers, loose powders and some fantastic top tips…Read More
Creating a perfect base is the most important step in makeup. The effect should be great looking skin, not an obvious mask.
Today’s makeup masterclass covers how to get the perfect base, choosing and matching a foundation exactly to your skin tone and the do’s and don’t’s of make up application…Read More
Wrinkles. Wrinkles around the mouth, forehead wrinkles, wrinkles round the eye. Urgh. Wherever they are, all we know is that some (most!) women see them as the bane of their existence, and they actually go through all means they could possibly afford just to get those wrinkles off their faces, ranging from expensive creams to microdermabrasion, Botox or even surgery.
Our culture and society is so youth-oriented that wrinkles, especially on women, have become totally undesirable.
Why do we get them and how can we stop them?Read More
At SkinBase, we know that the easiest (and proven) way to get the glorious, acne and wrinkle-free skin you want is actually to have weekly microdermabrasion treatments. If you don’t trust us, then trust our case studies, the celebs who swear by it, the thousands of people who have the treatment each day and our wonderful salons (of which there are now over 1,600 in the UK & Ireland!)
Hard sell over, we also think that looking after your skin should be made as easy and simple as the top tips we’ve included in the latest blog post…
Read on beautiful people…Read More
Whether you’re a fashion and beauty junkie, or you simply pass billboards and adverts on your trip to work each morning, you can’t help but notice that everywhere you look, the biggest catwalk trend this season is naturally glowing, radiant skin.
We want, we want, we want!Read More
We’re delighted to announce that award-winning Beauty Writer, Anjana Gosai is now our resident ‘beauty blogger’ at SkinBase. Anjana has been the Beauty Writer for the likes of The Sunday Times Style, the Daily Mail and other top publications. She’s also the author of ‘The Ultimate Guide to Beauty’, a one-of-a-kind dressing table guide containing everything a girl needs to look and feel her best.
SkinBase we love bringing you the very best in beauty and skin care advice, news and features and we think you’ll agree that we couldn’t have asked for a more experienced or knowledgeable individual to help answer all you beauty questions. Anjana will be blogging for SkinBase on a monthly basis, and you can ask any beauty questions to her by emailing email@example.com with the subject ‘Ask Anjana’.
So over to Anjana for her first blog answering some of your commonly asked skincare and beauty questions…Read More
Beauty begins with great skin and caring for it is actually simpler than the Beauty Industry would like you to think...
Cleansing, toning, moisturising... it can all get quite confusing. Lets begin with the basics. Establish a daily routine to keep skin clean and protected.
Follow our tips and guidlines here...Read More
Oh wonderful. After checking in the mirror numerous times, I think it's time to admit that those fine lines and wrinkles aren't going anywhere on their own...
It’s the bane of ever woman’s life. The day you look in the mirror and start noticing those pesky fine lines and wrinkles beginning to form – where once your skin had sprung easily back into place.
Whether you're 25 or 75, we promise we can make a difference to how your skin looks. So it's bye, bye wrinkles - hello plump, radiant skin.
Sound good? Read on...Read More
Our favorite celebs look flawless every time they step out on the red carpet. Harper's Bazaar spoke with the skincare gurus behind these perfect complexions and got their top tips for perfect, glowing skin and guess what? Naomi Campbell's facialist only tells all that microdermabrasion is the best way to get glorious, glowing skin, read on to see exactly what she prescribes...Read More
Uh oh! Have you just received this into your inbox and suddenly thought...MOTHER'S DAY TOMORROW? No fear SkinBase beauties, we've got a simple solution you can sort right now, from your bed no less!
Click on 'Find a Therapist', get your nearest salons sent through, call them and book mummy in for a luxury microdermabrasion treatment.
Hey presto! You're the best daughter / son in the world again.
Give her a real treat - find a therapist here.Read More
Surprisingly, many struggle to recognise their own skin type.
Knowing your skin type will ensure that appropriate products and skincare regime are chosen to keep the skin in the best condition and prevent problems from occurring.
Read on to see the guidlines to figuring out your skin type...Read More
For this weeks top beauty tip, we've focused our attention on tough tootsies rather than perfecting a beautifully smooth face.
Fancy treating yourself to a DIY pedicure?
Read on...Read More
So, everyday we look at perfectly polished pictures (crikey that's a mouthful) of celebs with flawless and seemingly ageless skin.
It all gets a little depressing for us mere mortals and our uneven skin tone which is prone to a breakout or two. But when we stumbled across an extract from an article in the raunchy Allure magazine and found the real reason super hot Cindy Crawford looks closer to 25 than 45 was down to regular microdermabrasion we were absolutley delighted.
Take a look at the models skincare reigime tip here...Read More
Dark circles under the eyes can leave us looking and feeling tired and aged – just like when we notice eye wrinkles or grey hair. There’s lots of different reasons we might develop dark under eye circles – ranging from illness to lack of sleep, allergies or hereditary reasons.
We’ve dug out lots of hints and tips for getting rid of those tiresome dark circles which will hopefully leave you looking and feeling brighter!Read More
Men's grooming has come to the forefront of beauty magazines in the last decade. The beginning of the "new man" and the "metrosexual" has meant that there is more pressure on men to look their best.
In the past few years, the attention men are paying to their skin and looks has escalated more than anyone ever thought it would, but why are more men feeling the need to enter the beauty industry and try it out for themselves?
Read more here...Read More
Happy Shrove Tuesday SkinBase fans!
Thanks to Good Food Magazine for these mouth wateringly delicious American Blueberry Pancakes (we know they’re naughty – but with our glorious superfood friend the blueberry a key ingredient, we’ve managed to convince ourselves it’s worth the calories…)Read More
It’s Friday and we don’t know about you, but we. are. exhausted. Anyone else look in the mirror today expecting to see a face which echoed that Friday feeling and left feeling sorely disappointed at the bags, break outs and dull skin staring back at them?
Help you skin catch up with your mood in just 30 minutes...Read More
Feeling fruity? Our latest top tip is as healthy as they come...
Take some fresh grapes (plus a few extra to eat!) slice them in half and slide them over your face, cut-side down, in a circular motion.
The fruit acids act as an exfoliant and give your skin an antioxidant boost, resulting in an instantly brighter complexion.
Just like the rest of us, celebrities have skin problems. Here are some big names who aren't afraid to speak up about their skin issues.
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Every week or so we'll be giving you a quick and easy smoothie recipe full of skin boosting fruits and veggies for the most radiant of complexions.We love smoothies as they're the easiest way of getting vital fruit and veg all in one, simply choose your ingredients and whizz them in a food processor, et voila!
This week is's our absolutely delicious Berry Power Smoothie.
• 200 ml milk alternative or organic milk
• 50 ml water (filtered if poss)
• 1/2 banana or 1 small banana
• Handful of mixed berries (frozen)
• 1 tsp raw cacao powder
• 1 tsp raw maca powder
• 1 tbsp LSA mix or chia seeds
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