PEACE & LOVE FOR THE HOLIDAY

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; for those of us who have experienced loss or vulnerability. It is a time to celebrate togetherness and joy with our friends and family but there are many who…

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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 about my skin. That being said, a lot about what makes me a…

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CATHERINE

Catherine has gone to great lengths to clear her skin, is there anything she hasn’t tried?! Now her journey with acne leads her to seek the advice of a naturopathic doctor; to heal her skin from the inside out!

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WHERE TO BUY YOUR 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 GET SKIN SMART

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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MY NATUROPATHY RESULTS

When I started this blog, I was adamant that I was going to find the answer to all my skin problems through changing my diet. Most of my inspiration had come from the people who I followed on instagram who suffered with skin disorders and in some cases life threatening illnesses. They wrote about how…

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SKINCARE TRIALS & TRIBULATIONS

Because I have acne, people assume that I don’t look after my skin. Well, this couldn’t be further from the truth. In my early teens I concentrated on just cleansing and toning my skin, using brands like Clearasil and Clean & Clear.  Once I had started using medication to treat my acne, my skin became extremely…

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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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3 WAYS TO CONCEAL ACNE

Since starting my blog Beautiful by Breakfast, a lot of people have admitted that they never knew I had problems with my skin. I have been covering up acne for thirteen years now, so you could say I have got pretty good at it! Working in the beauty industry; I have been exposed to a lot…

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7 STEPS TO PREVENT YOUR ACNE SPREADING

When you have spots, the last thing you want is MORE SPOTS. Every time I think my skin is improving, another flareup is waiting just around the corner. There are several EASY ways to prevent your acne from spreading, helping you to get a few more ‘good skin days’. CLEANSING When you wash your face,…

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