Hormones: Understanding them to Improve your Professional Skin Treatments

Mysterious hormones – we know we have them coursing through our bodies, but how exactly do they impact our health and wellbeing?  An imbalance of hormones can influence mood, energy, skin, digestion as well as reproductive health.  As beauty professionals you are treating skin disorders and ageing skin every day. Understanding how hormones affect the skin and the overall wellbeing of your clients is essential to providing the most effective and holistic skincare treatments. What


Emotions, the gut and the skin.

Have you heard of the gut-brain connection? The health of the gut can influence your physiological health but also your emotional health and in turn,

Epigenetics In beauty therapy.

Are the genes you are born with, your destiny? Why is it that one genetically identical twin can be healthy and age gracefully while the

Menopause and the skin.

A woman’s life is never dull and as the middle years begin, so too does a rite of passage that can bring with it a

A new generation of hyaluronic acid.

Hyaluronic Acid has long been part of the skincare realm due to its ability to treat dry, dehydrated skin, therefore improving hydration and minimising fine

The skincare benefits of fermentation.

Would you like some Kombucha with your Kimchi and Sauerkraut?Fermented foods and beverages are a powerhouse of good bacteria that work well with our body

The skin microbiome.

Does Biodiversity hold the key to optimum skin health? As beauty therapists and salon owners, you know that the needs of human skin are complex,

Ageing with sugar.

Who doesn’t love a spoonful of ice cream, a bite of chocolate cake or a cup of tea with biscuits? But our love affair with

Thanks Mum!

We all know mums should be thanked every day of the year for the amazing job they do, but Mothering Sunday is the perfect opportunity

Your skin microbiome.

We hear it banded about in the media, especially in terms of the gut, but what exactly is the microbiome? Let’s take a look at

Nourishing Kiwi.

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates knew the impact of food on the body even 2500 years ago! It is