Correct suncream application prevents more skin cancers than high SPFs

Sun Protection Factors, known as SPFs, have never been higher and yet neither have the cases of skin cancer. According to Cancer Research UK, since 1997, there has been an increase of 155% in skin cancers among the over 55 age group and a 63% increase in the under 55s. So if rates of skin cancer are increasing, despite SPF30 -50 suncreams being widely used, what does …

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5 steps for summer legs

The long winter that lasted until April meant our legs were wrapped up nice and cosy in boots, leggings and jeans for longer than usual. After a British winter starved of sunlight, our legs emerge pale, a little furry and dehydrated. Then May arrived and so did the sun and it’s still here. Here’s 5 easy steps to get your legs ready for a long, hot summer: …

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Share an Environ pic for chance to win £150

We know that some people never go far without their Environ products and they can end up in some weird and wonderful places. So we're inviting all you snappers, instagrammers, facebookers & photographers to share a photo of your Environ products to be in with a chance of winning a £150 voucher that can be spent at leaf on Environ vitamin A skincare products or facials. We'll …

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A to Z of best ingredients for great skin

Vitamin A will always be the key to great skin care regardless of the latest trends and fads. That is because Vitamin A is the master controller of cell growth and renewal. Vitamin C and antioxidants support the work of Vitamin A. These are the foods and other ingredients you need to look out for as part of your skin care regime to promote healthy skin that …

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Can Our Spa Treatments Help Combat Ageing?

If there is one certainty in life it’s that ageing is inevitable no matter how much we try and kid ourselves into thinking that we can hold back time. The same thing applies to our skin, hair, energy levels and muscle tone.   The good news is that when it comes to the skin dermatologists attribute 30% of the ageing shown in our faces as being genetic with …

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leaf Christmas Charity Evening

14 November 6 - 8 pm