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The skin procedure all the celebrities are loving right now for glowing skin

We all want glowing skin, right?  Well this might be just what you've been looking for. Ive been offering this procedure for a few years now, but in 2019 I noticed how many celebrities and online influencers are raving about it more and more, for very good reason......

Is Botox vegan friendly and cruelty-free?

I was recently asked if Botox injection were Vegan friendly or not When it comes to cosmetic procedures and products, working out whether they’re vegan or not can be more complicated than you’d first think.  'A vegan is defined as a person who does not eat or use any...

Winter Season Skin Survival Guide

Your quick and easy Skin & Health winter survival guide December is a busy ol' time for us all.  All the social events, all the shopping, the lack of sleep, alllll the treats!  Then before you know it, it's all over and suddenly it's A NEW YEAR! ...and so comes...

Post Party Skin Tips

Although most of my clients come to me for Botox and Dermal filler injections, I cant help but give them all my skincare advice too, it just comes natural to me and I love it. I love healthy glowing skin and that's what I want all my fab clients to have. Here are my...

Prepare your skin for your Christmas party

Pre Party Skin It's the festive season (Ho Ho Ho) we're all super busy with no extra time. We're loosing sleep here and there AND we've got so many people to see! Not to mention all the treats and chocolate that is EVERYWHERE!! As you may or may not already know,...

Are you following a skincare routine from the 80’s?

When it comes to skincare, it seems that a lot of people still follow a skin routine that was suggested back in the early 80’s (possibly 70’s!). The good old 'Cleanse, Tone and Moisturise' just won’t cut it anymore. We can do sooooo much better for our skin than that....

How To Choose The Right SPF For Your Skin Type

What sunscreen is best? Have you seen the ridiculous amount of sunscreens on the market? There are sooo many to choose from!  Last week I was shopping for a SPF for my daughters school bag in a well known highstreet chemist/shop and almost walked out again after...

My Over 30’s-Only Policy

Right, I’m going allow myself to be really vulnerable with you now and tell you something: I've battled with myself and my choice of business since I started it, many years ago. Let me explain: On one hand, I love what I do.  I love the difference I make to my clients...

I’m Banning the Term Anti-ageing

Why I’m Banning the Term ‘Anti-ageing’ It might seem strange for me, The Skin Nurse to take a stand against anti-ageing. I mean, isn’t that why people come to me? However, I’m not banning the idea of it, just the negativity surrounding it. Firstly, let’s just remember...

What is Active Skincare? What Are Active Skincare Ingredients?

What Are Active Ingredients in Skincare Products? Active ingredients are substances in skincare products that can make actual changes to your skin, helping to alleviate certain skin complaints. These are ingredients that work on your skin at a cellular level. Now, a...

Serum for radiant smooth glowing skin

Product focus- Retexturing Activator This gorgeous dual-action serum simultaneously exfoliates skin and replenishes moisture for radiant and smoother looking skin.  I love to apply this before bed at night and leave it to work its magic - then wake up with super...

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What is Pigmentation?

Simply put, pigmentation is the colour in our skin ( hair and eyes). We all have different amounts of pigment in our skin and this is determined by the amount of melanin (the colour) which our bodies produces. The amount of melanin produced depends on two things: One...

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Welcome to The Skin Nurse LOVES!

Hi everyone and welcome to The skin Nurse LOVES, my newest Blog! As a passionate dermatology/cosmetic Nurse you can imagine how much I love all things skin related. I already write regular blogs on injectables and all things to do with skin-health and now I want to...

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Skinceuticals’ new Glycolic 10 Renew Overnight cream

I always get excited when a new Skinceuticals product is released. ...not because I get invited to a launch evening in a posh London hotel and not because I get a new toy to play with... but mostly because Skinceuticals products are tried, tested, researched, improved...

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The best moisturiser / gift for my mum

When it's time to buy gifts for my Mum, I know I have a little bit of a head start as I have access to some of the best skin products around and luckily, like me, my Mum wants gorgeous glowing skin! I like to treat Mum to new skin products for Mothers day and her...

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What is Botox? How does Botox work?

We’ve all heard of Botox (Botulinum toxin) and although most people have an opinion about it they don’t really know what it actually is, or how it works.  So I wanted to briefly explain… Cosmetically, Botox is used to temporarily improve the look of some facial lines...

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Slow ageing at home with just ONE skincare product

I know you’re probably thinking ‘Yeah yeah, I’ve heard of these so-called miracle products before’ but give me a minute to explain, because I am just as skeptical (probably more actually) of skincare products as you are. Believe me when I say I rarely trust these big...

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Are Botox injections Safe?

  Are Botox injections Safe? Surprisingly, not many people ask me the question "Are Botox injections Safe" directly out-right, but they do ask online and it certainly gets googled, a-lot and rightly so! If you have an opinion about Botox injections, then you...

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How long does Botox last?

In my experience, these fabulous anti-wrinkle injections tend to last between 3-7 months.  Your body will naturally metabolise away the Botox over time, just like any medication we are given. I realize that 3-7 months is quite a vague time frame, but there are a few...

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The benefits of using a topical Antioxidant

These are THE BEST topical antioxidant products I have EVER come across and let me tell you why… Firstly and most importantly, they work. They are backed by 30+ years of research. They have 24+ clinical studies worldwide. They have been in 20+ international...

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Six Savvy Sun tips to slow down the ageing process

Being safe in the sun not only helps to avoid sun-damage and premature ageing but also reduces your risks of skin cancer.  The following six tips are simple and easy to implement into your busy day. One - Use a decent modern broad-spectrum SPF (minimun SPF 30).  These...

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How can I get rid of my crows feet?

Ironically, crow’s feet are known as laughter lines, but when we notice them we’re not usually laughing! These are the little lines which form around our eyes eventually getting bigger and deeper due to the natural ageing process. Prevention: You know what they say -...

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What is Vitamin E and do we need it for healthy skin?

We get our dietary intake of Vitamin E from: Nuts and Seeds – Healthy fats Some plant oils – Olive oil, soya and corn oil Avocados Wheatgerm – cereals and breads It's unlikely that you are deficient in Vitamin E if you eat some healthy fats in your diet and Vitamin E...

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