Comment, skincare

Signs of ageing: What does this mean?

ageing, tashas's face, blue light, skin care, darker skin

I decided to write this post after becoming fed up with being told we need to fight the “signs of aging”. Skin is meant to age, just as the rest of our body does, but it seems this is not allowed.

The real trigger point was a Sunday Times Style magazine article (28th Nay 2017) called “Is your screen killing your skin?” by Claire Coleman. The first paragraph ended with “But if the prospect of a sleepless night isn’t enough to have you powering down, would the news that this type of light could also be prematurely ageing your skin have you reaching for the off button?”

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makeup, skincare

Hot Summer Makeup: Tasha’s Top Tips

Shiesedo Ibuki Quick Fix Mist, Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse, Iman Lip Stain, Avène Eau Thermale, Evolve Satin Leg Gloss, Max Factor False Lash Effect Waterproof Mascara and Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner
Shiesedo Ibuki Quick Fix Mist, Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse, Iman Lip Stain, Avène Eau Thermale, Evolve Satin Leg Gloss, Max Factor False Lash Effect Waterproof Mascara and Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner

On occasion, it gets quite hot in the UK and no, we can’t cope! There’s a good reason for this; as we only get hot weather for about 4 weeks in a year, air conditioning is seen as a luxury rather than a necessity.

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Events, skincare

The Bel Age Anti-Ageing Health and Beauty Show 2016: Stands, products and advice

Lancom Hydra Zen Genefique Terre Verdi Bionix London Marine Cleanser
Lancome, Terre Verdi and Bionix London goodies

So here’s my third and final post on the Bel Age Anti-Ageing Show (the others are here and here). One of the best things about going to shows is that you can discover new brands and find out more about existing brands.  The people on the stands will have good product knowledge, can offer advice and for smaller brands, you might even get to meet the founders/makers!

At Lancôme, I was asked what my skin concerns are. I don’t think I have any huge problems – dry cheeks, oily nose, dullness in winter. I was advised to exfoliate, which I hadn’t bothered to do for some time.  Exfoliating has several advantages:

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