FOUNDATIONS TO CONCEAL ACNE

When my acne was at its worst, foundation ranked highly in a list of items that I could not live without. While to some that might sound like an exaggeration, those of you who have acne will know; a good foundation is EVERYTHING! You could say that over the years I’ve established a very unhealthy…

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PERSONALISED SKINCARE ROUTINES FOR ACNE PRONE SKIN

Guest Post From Kirsti, Founder of My Routine Edit.  My Routine Edit is a skincare service helping clients navigate a new way to achieve healthy, happy skin! We have teamed up with Beautiful By Breakfast to offer all lucky readers a huge 50% discount on all bespoke skincare plans purchased by 28th February 2019 (details…

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HAVE YOU TRIED WASHING YOUR FACE?

I’ve lost count of the amount of times I have been asked that question. And like so many others I grew up believing that only people with dirty faces got acne. While this is simply NOT true; establishing a good cleansing routine will help prevent further infection. When I first started getting spots in my…

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FACING THE FESTIVE SEASON

Christmas can be a hard time for a lot of people all over the world. For many, this time of year can accentuate feelings of isolation; especially for those who are vulnerable. Christmas is a time to celebrate togetherness and joy with our friends and family but there are many who can not find peace…

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ADVICE TO MY TEENAGE SELF

As I approach the end of my journey to clear skin, I often wish I could go back in time and tell my younger self what I know now. I could have saved myself a lot of heartache and time feeling miserable. That being said, a lot about what makes me a compassionate, thoughtful and…

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HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT SKINCARE

An essential part to clearing your acne is finding skincare that works for you. With so many skincare options to choose from, it isn’t easy knowing which way to invest your money. So many of us fall into the trap of buying the product that has the best television commercial or our favourite celebrity endorsing…

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HOW TO MAKE A CLEAR SKIN PLAN

It is not uncommon for most of us to grow up with a ‘life plan’, anticipating where we will be professionally and personally by certain milestones. Most of my friends planned to be married by the time they reached twenty-five and others mentally scheduled the date when they would start a family. We all know that having…

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WHY I GAVE UP SUGAR & DAIRY

Dairy When it was first suggested by a colleague over ten years ago that I stop drinking milk, I said no straight away. I loved milk and was not prepared to give it up. They say dairy (like sugar) is addictive and like any addiction; you have to want to give it up. At that…

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LED FACE MASKS

A real turning point in my journey to clear skin was when I first discovered the effectiveness of LED lights for acne. I was invited to try it by EF MEDI SPA in London and like most things, I was sceptical with no expectations to see results. The lamp that they used was called DermaLux and by all…

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