Do you remember what you were doing this time last year? I certainly do! On 1st April I had left my clinic early for the day as I had a meeting with the school that evening. Luckily I did and luckily it was also on Monday, which is typically a quieter day, and my colleague had left work on time at 5.00pm. At precisely 5.10pm I received a call from the Centre Manager advising me that a car had just driven into my clinic. This is what I was fronted with when I arrived. In my short time as a small business owner I have certainly been presented with challenges that I never imagined and I’m sure none of us ever imaged the current scenario we are experiencing with the advent of the COVID-19. Whilst life may seem like a car crash for some of us at the moment, in…

It’s a good question. If you had of asked me this 18 months ago I would probably have said the normal … wash, tone moisturise to keep you looking young and prevent ageing. Nothing more. And sure, the outcome of looking after your skin may be a more youthful appearance with less fine lines and wrinkles but there is so much more! So let’s shift the conversation from beauty clichés and talk about why you should [skin] care. I’m sure, back in the day as some would say, I learned in a science lesson that skin was the largest organ in your body. But I had truly forgotten this and the function it performs. The skin is like Tupperware for our innards – it holds everything in and provides an airtight, watertight and flexible blockade to the outside world as well as helps with temperature regulation, immune defence, vitamin production,…

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