Do we REALLY need Beauty Sleep?
The short answer is - YES! But with so much for us all to juggle these days, it’s no wonder that in the UK the average adult sleeps at least an hour less than recommended. We sit down with Integrative Beauty Founder, Dr David Jack to get to the bottom of the importance of good sleep for overall skin health and wellbeing - and give you a few tips to make sure you’re getting that much-needed 8 hours.
Cleopatra used black cumin seed oil as a beauty treatment. And for hundreds of years, calendula has been used as a poultice for skin-healing. So botanicals are nothing new.
Whether its to address pigmentation changes or the signs of ageing, botanical-powered skincare products help keep complexions looking their best.
The sun's rays make us feel good, and in the short term, a tan looks good.
But sun exposure causes most of the wrinkles and age spots on the face.
A glowing complexion is associated with good health, but colour obtained from the sun’s rays accelerates the effects of ageing and increases the risk of skin cancer.
Similar to juicing, souping can be used to increase your daily intake of nutrients, and even to lose weight, by replacing meals with between 4 -6 liquid meals per day.
You can either do a full-on soup cleanse or simply replace one meal a day.
Rosacea is a common rash, usually found on the central part of the face. A tendency to flush easily is followed by persistent redness, and crops of small inflamed red bumps and pus spots. No treatment is guaranteed to stop rosacea. But it is possible to control symptoms and clear spots.
It's easier to ignore the health risks from smoking when you can’t see any harsh results.
But when it comes to the skin, the damage is written all over your face. Here are some of the harmful effects.
Vitamin B12 helps make DNA, nerve and blood cells, and is crucial for a healthy brain and immune system. Your metabolism wouldn't run smoothly without it.
It's also essential for healthy skin, hair and nails - and one of 27 powerful ingredients in Integrative Beauty’s oral supplement SkInfusion™.
Meditation is beneficial for better sleep, clearer skin, greater confidence, faster healing and reduced stress.
But here are a few other good things which come from this ancient form of relaxation - and a guide on how to get started.