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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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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How can mindfulness make me feel better?

Stress, anxiety, sleep problems – we’ve all been there at some stage in our lives, whether it was during exams, when there’s too much to do at work or home, when we’re totally preoccupied with something or a relationship breaks up. We probably all know that feeling of over-thinking things, brooding, ruminating and living so much inside ourselves that we don’t notice the small pleasures around us, …

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Is once a day enought to prevent ageing?

Let’s face it – slathering ourselves in sunscreen is messy and a bit of a bore. Putting it on our children is even worse – they wriggle and squawk. So what do you do? Apply once a day sun cream, use SPF50 or put the kids in a a plastic boiler suit in a tent on the beach? The answer is …use more than you think you …

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Common Questions About Massages Answered

Massages are a wonderful stress reliever and a brilliant way to ease the pain in tired muscles which is what makes them one of our most popular spa treatments. We often gets questions about massages such as what to do before and how they can help with particular ailments. Here are some of the most common questions along with the answers.   Is there anything I need to do to prepare …

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