Beauty And Skin

Skincare in the Sun

Hurrah - just in time for summer, you can now get Anthelios anti-sun products at a 20% discount. [amazon_link asins='B00ILWDKUQ,B007ILIHBI,B00C4KG6XY,B000XMIHGO,B003D3OWAA' template='ProductCarousel' store='aftercancers-21' marketplace='UK'...

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Oils are ideal for moisturising

With summer here, we need something lighter than winter's body balms And along comes Botanicals Deep Peace Body Oil. Lovely name for a gorgeous product, which is just right for summer time.  It's  light, spreads easily and absorbs readily, leaving a deep moisturised...

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Keeping your skin healthy

We're tough on our skin Not only with the products we often use on our skin, but with the daily self-criticism we endure every time we look in the mirror, dwelling over every little bump and blemish. But Hush! A rogue pimple isn't necessarily a sign of bad skin. Is...

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Tips that help with anti-ageing

There's no doubt cancer treatment, hospital stays, etc. make one look years older Hospital food is bad for the complexion, and lack of water makes you dehydrated which is bad for the skin Drugs dry out your skin - and dry skin shows off fine lines, wrinkles etc. But,...

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Playing the system to mix NHS /Private treatment

Sun's out - and I realise I have a couple of suspicious moles. I need to get them checked out If I were European, I would go to a local chemist or medical centre and there would be someone who would examine the moles - then tell me if they were/weren't supicious....

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Sorting out ‘Straw’ Hair and other skin problems

Help for hair Trying to restore shine to replace the thatch that sits where once was glossy hair, I was left feeling I shouldn't be so vain when I foolishly tried to ask Oncologists for help.  Most women believe hair is our crowning glory, and after cancer treatment...

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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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