Admittedly this all sounds quite dramatic, but in reality there are a whole host of skincare acids out there that are completely safe, with a proven power to improve the look and feel of our skin. They can: Even out skin tone Fade pigmentation Help rosacea sufferers calm redness and bumps Treat acne Get to … Continue reading Skincare Acids: Chemical Exfoliation doesn’t have to be as scary as it sounds
I love green tea! I think we all know this... There are tons of health benefits associated with sipping on a cup daily and on top of that I really love that slightly woody yet refreshing taste. Didn't think it could possibly get any better... then my friend told me about matcha. Cue photo of … Continue reading The Power of Matcha
When my cheeks start to feel as if they've been cooking under a grill for an hour I know that my skin isn't on best form. I start to feel really warm and even my ears can go red! Glamorous, I know... I don't know if these pics above do it justice, but when I … Continue reading Herbs and Herbs: Yoghurt mask to soothe rosacea flare-ups
Decided to have a go at making my own little face mask using ingredients I love for their benefits on the skin. When I'm choosing a mask I normally look for something based on the following effects... Anti inflammatory Soothing Hydrating Ingredients: 1/2 banana mushed up 1 tsp chamomile water (I infused some buds … Continue reading Calming homemade face mask for sensitive skin
DON'T EXFOLIATE THE AREAS WHERE YOU HAVE ROSACEA. Typically, rosacea appears on the cheeks, nose and forehead but it can vary from person to person. My rosacea is predominantly on my cheeks with a little bit on my forehead. As tempting as it may be, exfoliating will not scrub away the redness or rosacea 'spots' you … Continue reading Herbs and Herbs: Top 5 things to avoid in a rosacea skincare routine…
During winter my skin has the ability to f-r-e-a-k out if I'm not careful. If it's not the freezing sub-zero temperatures outside causing havoc, I am normally battling against the central heating blasting out from all directions at home. I'm such a believer in less is more when it comes to skin care. Here is my … Continue reading My winter skincare routine
It's getting cold out there! Is your skin feeling a little bit irritable or inflamed at the moment? Is it breaking out? Do you suffer from rosacea like me? Here are my top 5 natural remedies to reduce inflammation and soothe skin... Chamomile - I infuse loose chamomile blossoms in hot water and drink it as … Continue reading Natural remedies to soothe irritated and inflamed skin
I've wanted to start up a blog about all things all things rosacea, skincare and wellbeing for ages. So I finally got round to doing it and Herbs and Herbs was born. I'm Emma. 29 years old and I live in London. If you haven't already read my intro, I have rosacea. There really isn't … Continue reading Herbs and Herbs… and blog!