Archives for Beauty

The surge in Organic products

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  The Soil Association’s Organic Market Report states that the health and beauty market in the UK rose by 21.6% to over £54m in 2015.  This is expected to continue to grow during 2016.  Consumers are most definitely more savvy when looking for natural and organic products.  The increased awareness of the benefits of natural products has certainly helped push sales.  The Professional Beauty Trade Show now has a specific natural and organic section as this is steadily becoming much more popular.  During 2015 consumers spent a staggering £800,000 a week on natural and organic health and beauty products.    I
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Which supplements should you be taking?

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  It is generally thought that it is entirely possible to consume all the necessary nutrients you need from a balanced diet.  Unfortunately today the western diet very rarely includes everything that is required for optimum health or to recover from illness.  Therefore taking supplements is always a benefit if you take the right ones.  So which ones should you take?   A multi vitamin/mineral is a great way to ensure you get the right boost in the morning.  A good multi vitamin should contain vitamins A, B, B1, B2, B3 B6, B12, Vitamin C and D2.  Pick one that
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How to create a wellbeing spa in your own bathroom

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  Sometimes it is just not possible to take yourself to a spa however much you would love to do it.  Regular spa treatments are a real treat but time and money is precious and often limits what we can do.   Making time will improve your wellbeing.   There are many fabulously luxurious products enabling you to create the perfect environment in the comfort of your own home.   A home spa offers a really affordable way to relax and chill out to recharge your batteries.  Women particularly are becoming so busy; juggling work and home life that taking time
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Hair Health Matters

Categories: Beauty, diet, and Women.

Nutrients needed for good healthy hair There is barely a day goes by in our offices where we don’t learn something new about lifestyle issues. Most recently we’ve been helping a client prepare for a new launch day, the focus of which was a mineral supplement which has dramatically changed the lives of those who use it. The new learning came in the form of the impact that diet has on hair. I’m sure we all recognise that a good diet is desirable for better health, but I wonder how many of us realise how that impacts the health of
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To Care for Hair

Categories: Beauty, Health, and Women.

Hair Today More Tomorrow! Some more really great news came through the door today!  One of our brilliant clients has been shortlisted for a national beauty industry award. Arkeya Minerals is a UK brand which has been re-shaping the way women look after their looks and general health. Sara G Allison is a Harley Street trichologist and is highly regarded in her field. For some time Sara kept doing what convention dictated she do – prescribe a cocktail of supplements or treatments which would remedy the problems facing her clients. It struck Sara after a while that something was wrong!
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Embrace The Age You Are

Categories: Beauty, Health, Lifestyle, and Women.

Face The Facts Commotion’s Sharon Scott tries to get in to the psyche of why certain people want to change their physical appearance – to disguise the age they are. Some of them go to truly extreme lengths to have plastic surgery and some (as you’ll see here and elsewhere) have some extreme results!   Why is it that people are tempted to change what nature gave them even though what they have is perfectly pleasing and acceptable?  Is it the constant pressures that the media instil in us that force us to expect our bodies and faces to remain
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sleep can help your skin

Categories: Beauty, Health, Lifestyle, and Women.

It’s official – sleep can help you with an effective skincare regime It was always something our mothers and grandmothers knew but we do seem to have forgotten just how beneficial it can be.  We have such busy lives and spend our days rushing from pillar to post with our minds full of a hundred different thoughts we barely have time to factor in any kind of relaxation. The UK Case Medial Centre in Cleveland, Ohio confirmed in 2013 that poor sleep leads to bad skin.  Fine lines, irregular pigmentation and saggy skin were all apparent in those achieving less sleep.
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Sun Skin Matters

Categories: Beauty, Health, Lifestyle, and Travel.

For the first time this year we’ve seen a decent chunk of sunshine – brilliant! Or is it? Martin assesses the challenges our nearest star poses to our skin…   We love the sun – no doubting that, but like all great things in life, it comes with a few caveats and a few precautionary tales! We need the sun…it’s the source of our energy, the source of life (with apologies to Creationist readers). However, Sol, Helios, Blito – still generally just called the Sun – is not always a beneficent presence. Even 93 million miles distant it can wreak
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Can you really trust your skincare brand?

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As the consumer demand for natural and organic skincare brands increases, there are more and more products emerging in the market claiming they are green, pure and organic, but are these statements true? Do you really know what’s in your skincare? According to extensive market research by Mintel, most consumers are keen to be green, with 83% of adults claiming to have natural, organic or green priorities. The oxford dictionary definition is: ‘(Of food or farming methods) produced or involving production without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, or other artificial chemicals’. The time for transparency is now: It is
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Natural and Organic Product Expo Event

Categories: Beauty, Health, Lifestyle, PR, and Spa.

Last week we attended The Natural and Organic Product show at London Olympia which consisted of The Natural Food Show, Natural Beauty & Spa, Natural Living and Natural Health.  It’s a great opportunity for industry professionals to sample, try and taste products from over 600 brands and suppliers face to face. The event was fantastic  and was packed full of brands (old and new) showcasing the largest collection of natural, organic, Fair-trade, sustainable, ethical, free-from, eco and healthy-living products we’ve seen! There was so much to take in, from new product showcases to exclusive product deals and the opportunity to
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