Skin Care

Coconut Oil: Doing Good, Inside & Out

Emily Curson-Baker | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Curson-Baker

Photo Credit: Food@1 I love coconut oil and I am crazy about coconuts! There, I said it! Recently, I've been delving a little deeper into this wondro...

Imagine a World Without Scarring - It Could Be a Reality Within a Generation

Pam Warren | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK
Pam Warren

One of the hardest things I had to come to terms with from my physical injuries after the train crash, was the scarring left after my wounds had healed. My face, hands and legs are all scarred and over the years I have come to accept them as being part of me and the person I am. However, what if there was a possibility that scarring from injury could be a thing of the past?

Milk and Acne: Dairy Free Alternatives for Acne

Amy Saunders | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Saunders

If you suffer from acne, dairy is one of the worst triggers out there and could easily be disrupting your own hormone balance and making your acne worse. So today, I wanted to talk about the best dairy free milk alternatives to help you clear your acne.

Seven Natural Ingredients to Avoid If You Have Acne

Amy Saunders | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Saunders

Natural, DIY beauty recipes are a great, cost effective way to nourish and pamper your skin but it's important to know what's really good for your skin and what needs to be avoided at all costs. Despite many ingredients being natural and 'non-toxic', they still have the potential to burn, blister, and even scar your skin if used incorrectly.

Five Reasons Your Body (And Mind) Wants You to Drink More Water

Tayana Simons | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tayana Simons

It may seem obvious. I mean we all know it; we've been told for years. We should all be drinking between 2 and 3 liters of water a day. It makes sense as after all, humans are made up of around 60% water.

Why You Need to Be 'Mole' Aware This Summer for Early Detection of Skin Cancer

Diane Knox | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Diane Knox

I'll never forget sitting with my friend in the hospital and being told that it was cancer. Being diagnosed was the scariest experience of my life. Still, to this day I really find it difficult to express how much of a shock it was, just because you hear stories all the time and the word 'cancer' fills you with fear. You think, 'it won't happen to me'.

How To Take Care Of Your Scalp After Cancer Treatment In 4 Simple Steps

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Style

After chemotherapy you may be faced with a problem you've never considered before: how to care for the skin on your scalp. This is a question skin...

Battle Against Dark Under Eye Circles

Sarah Brown | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Style
Sarah Brown

It is said that 9/10 people suffer from dark circles beneath their eye, but I honestly think everyone struggles to keep them at bay. To win the fight, or at least reduce them to something you can manageably cover up, you need to understand why they are there.

Tavi Gevinson Takes Refreshing Stance On Anti-Aging For A Skincare Ambassador

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Style

When we first heard that Tavi Gevinson was the brand ambassador for a skincare campaign, we have to admit we were poised to hear her reel off some mis...

Let's Face the Facts!

Diana Moran | Posted 25.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Diana Moran

The human face is the only part of the body where the muscles are attached directly to the skin instead of bones and each time we react to people or situations we tighten our lips, flicker our eyelids, smile, or frown in response.

Stress Is Causing A Surge In Adult Acne

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you think that acne is just for hormonal teens, then think again. Adult acne is plaguing the nation at the moment thanks to poor diet, stress an...

Can This 40-Minute Treatment Give You Oscar-Worthy Skin?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

On Sunday, Hollywood's rich and famous will be out in full force for the Oscars. And as red carpet pictures begin to surface online, I'll be wondering...

Eat Your Way to Beautiful Skin

Rachael Phillips | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rachael Phillips

Whilst its nice to have a dresser full of lotions and potions, real beauty starts from the inside. There's no point in spending £100's of pounds on the latest anti-wrinkle cream if you're going to fill your body full of junk food. So, try adding these super foods to your diet and eat your way to great skin...

The Best Foods For Gorgeuosly Perfect Skin Revealed

Buzz60 | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Tired of wasting money on expensive, ineffective beauty creams? Fitness and nutrition expert John Basedow provides some of the best beauty-enhancin...

Hyaluronic Skincare Heroes

Sarah McGiven | Posted 06.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

Every new skincare product these days seems to be promoting the benefits of hyaluronic acid. Whilst it has a number of medical uses, and was patented in 1942 as a baking substitute for egg whites, when it comes to beauty products the main reasons for including hyaluronic acid are its alleged anti-ageing properties, and its ability to ensure skin is kept hydrated.

My Top 5 Serums

Susannah Taylor | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Susannah Taylor

Serums are the big beauty buzz in skin care right now - every beauty company has one to offer, and there is one for every skin type from hydrating to anti-acne, to anti-ageing to brightening. But which to choose? Get The Gloss Editor-in-Chief Susannah Taylor recommends her favourite five here.

10 Sun Protection Questions - Answered

Antonia Mariconda | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Antonia Mariconda

Most people know that it's sensible to apply sun screen to the skin in order to prevent burning. If the thought of ageing, sagging, sun damaged skin that is rife with age spots is not enough to convince people to apply sun protection, then the very real threat of skin cancer certainly should be.

This Is The Danger Of Lunchtime Sunbathing

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new poll reveals that apparently, nearly 50% of us top up our tans during out lunchbreak. Although this seems somewhat at odds with recent news ...

How To Remove Blackheads Without Damaging Your Skin

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

You've got a big night out coming up and you want to feel your best, but you look in the mirror and what do you see? Blackheads. Yep we've all b...

Dangerous Skin Cancer Rates Soar

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK

Rates of malignant melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, are five times higher in the UK than they were in the 1970s, new figures show. ...

Acne Is a Four Letter Word

Georgina Barnard | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Georgina Barnard

What happens when, with every passing twenty-something (and dare I say it thirty-something) birthday, the battle just keeps on raging? According to NHS figures, one in five women between the age of 25 and 40 suffers from adult acne.

New Year's Resolutions for Beauty, Skin & Soul This 2014

Amanda Elias | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Elias

I like the thought of New Year's resolutions, I think it gives us a great goal to be a better "you" in the New Year. Most of us have the usual goals s...

Doctors: Please, No More Antibiotics for Acne

Dr Patrick Bowler | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Patrick Bowler

There's little general awareness of the use of light to effectively treat inflammatory acne. Traditionally, too, there has been limited accessibility to it.

National Eczema Week: Tips For Treating Your Face And How To Avoid It

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Eczema, or dermatitis, is a dry skin condition that affects around 5 million people in the UK. It is also a bitch, because like most dry skin conditio...

Sensitive Skin Solutions

Josephine A Boyce | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Josephine A Boyce

When your toiletries budget is small you can't go around experimenting with different brands. Dear, delicate skinned lovelies, I have put my dramatically over-reactive skin to the test and can now share with you the results of my endeavors.