Beauty And Skin

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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Prepare your skin for summer

Skin reflects our state of health Warmer weather brings problems for survivors with 'compromised' skin.  Itching, scaly patches, itching, etc.  This could be drug side effects - even years  after you finished taking these. I am NOT medically qualified, but it's not...

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Wind and Snow play havoc with skin

Dry skin is one of the side effects of cancer treatment - Snow and bitter winds make skin suffer more During cancer treatment my skin looked like this:  And my NHS dermatologist told me this was due to old age!!!!!!  So I went to France where no doctor would dare to...

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Luxury skincare for cancer survivors

The Luxury skincare market is often made up of small companies, who may not have enough resources to undertake clinical trials of their products, nor be big enough to satisfy the demands of associations. But they provide excellent products, tailor-made for their...

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Preparing your skin for make-up

Cancer treatment plays havoc with our faces The bad news is drugs have horrendous effects on our facial and body skin.                                              Good news - these drugs 'dry us out' and those of us who suffer acne, cold sores, etc. often find these...

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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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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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