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.

Vitamin D – Does it matter?

Vitamin D – Does it matter?

We are forever telling you to remember your sunscreen and make sure you protect your skin from the harmful effects of the sun’s rays. However, there is a benefit to catching some rays – the all-important nutrient, vitamin D. The sun’s rays are essential...

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How do I get rid of acne & acne scarring?

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.

Harpar’s Bazaar top beauty secret…

Courtesy of one of our all time favourite beauty magazines, we spotted this to die for look on the HB Beauty Tip page.

Beauty secret: The dark lip (as seen on the stunning Camilla Belle)

Find out how to perfect this look here…

Secrets to glowing skin – a beauty journalist’s guide

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.

Celebrate delicious seasonal asparagus – a beauty lovers dream

Our latest blog is a nod to the super delicious, new season asparagus. We have lovely blog, Emerald Street to thanks for this weeks recipe, Asparagus, al forno with cherry tomoatoes and basil.

Need a little more convincing? Eaten regularly, asparagus packs an almighty punch to diseases such as cancer and heart disease as well as boosting your immune system – you might also be keen to learn that the levels of vitamin C and E present in this miracle vegetable make it great for skin, nails and hair!

Enjoy this delicious recipe…

SkinBase beauty quotes – this week from Gwyneth Paltrow

Every week we’ll be publishing one of our favourite quotes on beauty, fashion and life so you can share the inspiration with family and friends.

This weeks short but sweet quote comes from Gwyneth Paltrow, a full time mum who somehow manages to juggle kids with a blossoming career and increasingly glowing good looks.

“Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick” ~ Gwyneth Paltrow

Easy for you to say, Gwyn.

SkinBase Makeup Masterclass part 2 – deciphering foundation speak

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…

SkinBase Makeup Masterclass part 1 – how to achieve flawless looking skin

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…

Follow us on facebook to win a facial a week!

At SkinBase we absolutely love sharing! Whether that’s beauty tips, news from our salons, smoothie recipes or indepth information about your skin – you can guarentee that we’re more than just a microdermabrasion facial company.

That’s why we’re giving you the chance to win a FREE SkinBase microdermabrasion facial every week – simply by joining us on our new facebook page here.

We promise you lots of beauty news, offers and top tips (plus lovely juicy gossip and celeb pictures!)

What are you waiting for?! Join us here.

Why do we get wrinkles?

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?

SkinBase: How to get Gorgeous, Wrinkle-free Skin

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…

Catwalk trend: how to get flawless, glowing skin…

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!

Award-winning Beauty Journalist joins the SkinBase team

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 protected] with the subject ‘Ask Anjana’.

So over to Anjana for her first blog answering some of your commonly asked skincare and beauty questions…

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