Beauty And Skin

Aromatherapy if you have no sense of smell

Taking advantage of Aromatherapy if you've lost your sense of smell When Jennifer Young, the cancer skincare specialist, sent details of the new Chakra Collection, I didn't think it was for me.  Since cancer treatment, I've lost much of my sense of smell, like...

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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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Skincare for Winter

Sleet today 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 turn the...

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Men with cancer CAN look good

Men suffer grotty skin too with cancer treatment Many men think it's not macho to worry about their skin.  But it's not only women who get skin outbreaks as a result of cancer drugs.  Skin is our largest organ, so it is inevitable that cancer treatment can compromise...

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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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