Beauty And Skin

Why shouldn’t we smell nice!

Using Rose and Lavender as antiseptics As if life wasn't boring enough, we are told to use non-perfumed skincare - in fact many manufacturers make a big thing of their products being 'non-perfumed'. And how boring that gets! So why not use scents that come from...

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Coping with skin problems after cancer

Almost every cancer survivor has skin problems And Winter winds can make them worse. When you have cancer, skin problems seem to multiply.  Drugs we are on do no favours to our skin support system; scientists cheerfully tell us to expect the toxins in the treatments...

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Your skin during and after cancer treatment

Skin is our largest organ, Reflecting changes in your health, cancer treatment can cause major changes, leaving you with nasties such as this pair of cracked painful feet - or rough, scaly, or flaking skin excessive itching gray or ashy-looking skin in people with...

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Hair

Hair is so important It's our Crowning Glory, but when cancer comes, hair problems can be devasating.  It doesn’t matter which type of cancer we have, or what we are treated with, today's cancer drugs are no friends to hair. Trying to restore shine to my once glossy...

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Nakin helps my face

Cleanliness is all-important for your face Probably the most important thing you can do for your face is to keep it clean by using a good quality product to make sure you don't strip all the protective oils off your face when doing this. Today, every company seems to...

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Skincare for Winter

Sleet hitting my face reminds me I need to up my skin care During Summer, apart from slapping on the Anthelios, I didn't have to do much extra to my face.  But coming round the corner this week I was hit by a blast of wind and sleet, reminding me that frost will soon...

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Your face needs a Facial in this heat!

A GOOD Facial will save you from wrinkles - especially now Strong sunshine shows up stressed skin.  Skin dries out, and needs deep moisturising to stop wrinkles. Skin needs  moisturising before winter sets in. A facial keeps skin hydrated in summer's heat and...

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Smell or Shower? What should you do to save water?

Could a hosepipe ban mean no more showers?   We 've had some rain, so cynics say we can expect a hose-pipe ban!  and Doom-merchants are talking about how this could  soon be in place. On average, the water companies estimate everyone uses 150 litres of water a day. ...

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Stop your skin drying out in the sun

Are you finding Sun a mixed blessing?  I LOVE the Sun!  But do realise it does your skin no favours; if not careful you can end up looking like a 'dried prune'.  There is a famous TV travel programme presenter, who loved having a tan, but ended up with a raddled face...

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Hurray for Sun – but don’t have too much!

It's SALE time for top suntan creams  Cancer survivors have to be EXTRA careful in the sun. But when the Sun comes out there can be a problem.   We have all become used to slapping on the sun cream.  But now we are told we must allow our skin to be exposed to the...

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