My cranberry face mask designed to give you soft and radiant skin!
Ingrid Raphael is a beauty therapist like no other. Your bespoke facial treatment is always crafted and devised on the day of your appointment. It is not possible to book a treatment from a list of options at this therapy room, oh no. Instead, you are invited to book 'time' for Ingrid to work her wondrous and … Continue reading The Ultimate Beauty Experience with Ingrid Raphael
Is your skin dehydrated? Fine lines, flaky patches and a dull complexion all part of the problem? Here are 3 easy ways to get your skin glowing and looking its best this winter. Drink Water Drink lots of water. This is literally the best (and most cost effective!) way of keeping your skin plump, happy … Continue reading Keep your skin hydrated and glowing this winter
On 4th October 2017 I had my 4th and final session of Pulsed Dye Laser therapy in an effort to help control my rosacea. Read about it here.
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