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.
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.
One molecule of hyaluronic acid can hold up to a thousand times its own weight in water. Which makes it an excellent moisturiser.
And a very important ingredient in skincare products.
For almost two decades there have been questions over whether parabens are harmful to health.
At Integrative Beauty, all of our products are 100% free from parabens.
But what are they, and why should we avoid them?
Juicing is drinking pure nutrition. While it’s important to eat a good amount of fruit and vegetables in our daily diet, the nutrients go straight into the bloodstream when delivered in juice form.
Here we reveal the best ingredients to juice for a healthier complexion.
Retinol is one of those scientific terms we hear being used when discussing skincare – but what is it? And why choose Retinol-based products as part of a skincare regime?
Let us explain...