The SkinBase™ Beauty Blog
Would you like to have healthy glowing skin? The perfect physique? A healthier diet?… of course you would. Lucky for you we scour the web so you don’t have to and post some of the best ways to get that perfect lifestyle right here in the SkinBase™ blog.
You’ve got just enough time to book a mini-course of facials before Christmas. We know a thing or two about beauty here at SkinBase and so we’ve come up with a few extra tips to help you get the most out of your treatments. Tip or ‘Rule’ no.1...read more
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
Oh yes! Zee totally tropical taste!
This tempting, tropical smoothie is the best way to start your day!
With mango and papaya contain high amounts of Vitamin C and beta carotene to keep skin protected, balanced and youthful. Bananas and coconut water contain tons of potassium to keep you and your skin fully hydrated and bright – no wonder it’s our ‘super smoothie’!
Little do some people know how hard it is to find the right foundation shade when you’re blessed with naturally maiden-fair skin. Often even lighter tones can be too dark, and spending an eternity blending out can leave you with a ‘make up mask’ look that simply doesn’t do justice to that beautiful ivory tone.
‘For beautifully white, stain-free nails rub them all over with half a fresh lime. Then soak your fingertips in some water with dissolved bicarbonate of soda (or a dissolved denture tablet) for a few minutes. Et voila – gorgeous naked nails!
We love it when our super-talented therapists send us in their before and after shots of their clients. SkinBase helps so many people who previously felt lacking in confidence due to their skin issues – it’s so brilliant when we get photos that so clearly show what this treatment is capable of.
OK, OK, we know that there is a certain element of luck (aka genetics) involved when it comes to having great skin. But even the skeptics amongst us can’t deny that good skincare, great diet and better than average hydration (plus the odd indulgence in a treatment or two) leaves skin looking better than before.
Do you notice a change in your skin when you eat junk food? Acne sufferers have long suspected that junk food and pimples were connected…
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…
This is a before and after picture from one of our incredibly talented SkinBase microdermabrasion therapist, and it’s just one example of how effective microdermabrasion can be on stretch marks. So often, we focus on the benefits SkinBase microdermabrasion can have on acne and acne scarring, dull and tired skin and pigmentation and ageing skin that we forget to tell you about how fantastic the treatment can be on other skin problems – stretch marks included!
Autumn/winter might well be LBD season, but autumn/winter are the best for playing around with your make up – including the addition of a colour-popping statement lip. Here’s we look at five simple tips to making sure your pout is on point…
We’re in the business of perfect skin (and we’re proud of it!) Sometimes, there’s nothing better than feeling good to go with just a simple slather of serum. There are very few people who feel completely confident going ‘au natural’ – but there are lots of steps you can take to make your base that little more beautiful.
The under eye bag. Possibly the most irritating beauty concern of all time. Despite getting our prescribed eight hours. So, we searched the web and found some top tips on how to cover dark circles effectively – here goes…