• Fashion and Personal Style

    June skin update 2020

    Bringing my skin back to its former glory has been an event. It was one of those things that suddenly changed for the poorer – it’s on it’s way back now! More than two years ago, I hit that critical point where you realise that things will continue to deteriorate unless you actively decide to make changes. Granted, usually changes cost money and this can be a hurdle in itself, but sometimes, the change is needed. Most of my life, I had dream skin. A little dry, but nothing to really worry about. I moisturised twice daily from my teenage years and things were good. Suddenly, (well it seemed sudden…

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    Radiant Defense – Liquid Tinted Moisturiser

    Every outfit should begin with your skin. Your skin and complexion is such an important aspect of how a colour relationship is formed between your clothing and your face. We all have an undertone and either fall into a warm, cool or neutral skin tone. The way we treat our skin from the base up, therefore, impacts our final result. It can make or break an outfit! I have spoken before about the importance of sunscreen and protecting your skin from the damaging effects of UVA and UVB. I also recognise that many of us like to add a touch of colour to provide an even base for creating the…

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    The importance of sunscreen

    Living in Australia, I believe most people are aware of the general importance of sunscreen to prevent sun damage, but are they aware that it causing your skin to also appear more aged? It is important to be mindful that different parts of Australia receive different amounts of UVA and UVB as I understand it.  Also, as I understand it, UVB causes a lot of sunburn and UVA is linked to aging (but both contribute to skin cancer)- please note, I am not a doctor. Sunlight is necessary, however, for vitamin D production and maintaining healthy skin flora – and it makes us feel good. UVA can travel through glass…