Adapting your skincare routine for Ramadan

The Holy Month of Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection, fasting, and prayer practiced by millions of Muslims around the world. It is also a good time to break bad habits and for new beginnings. For some this might mean getting on track for a healthier lifestyle such as cutting out caffeine, sugar and

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Sensitive Skincare Do’s and Don’ts

  Looking after sensitive skin can be confusing and stressful – one inconspicuous wrong turn and your skin is either irritated, breaking out or worse. Sensitivity can be triggered by a number of different factors which can be genetic or environmental, and keeping sensitive skin in tip top condition does require a little bit of

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Holiday Skincare Survival Guide

We are in the midst of the most wonderful time of year! The holiday season is almost certainly not wonderful for our complexions, however. These are our quick tips for ensuring your skin survives the end of 2017 and starts January off with a glow: 1. Drink Plenty of Water Yes, we are always repeating

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The low-down on ‘double cleansing’

Cleansing is the foundation of any effective skincare routine, especially for those of us who wear a full face of make-up and sunscreen (so that’s all of us, right?!) For the city-dwellers among us, it is not just essential for avoiding blemishes but also for removing bacteria and pollutants which can potentially accelerate ageing. Enter

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Does my hair need sun protection?

The short answer is yes. As part of your orientation to life in the Gulf, the conversation of hair loss and its main culprit – tap water – comes up. As part of that dialogue, we will address the pesky business of dry and lifeless hair due to sun exposure. A day at the beach

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