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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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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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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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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5 SUPPLEMENTS TO PREVENT ACNE

Over the last few weeks I have increased my intake of fresh fruit and vegetables and cut out foods high in sugar and dairy. While I would prefer to get all of my nutrients from food, sometimes it isn’t always possible to eat a variety of fresh, vitamin and mineral rich fish, fruit and vegetables all week…

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PERSPECTIVE CHANGES EVERYTHING

Whether you have been dealing with acne for six months or six years; at some point you will have felt ugly. It is easy to slip into periods of self-loathing and depression but what you may not have realised is how guilty you’re feeling. Are you feeling guilty that you’ve let down another friend on account…

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