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What a year!

What a year!

WHAT A YEAR! My hands have never been so rough!This is a statement that has become very familiar this year and is a problem that has affected most people so let’s try our best to improve the situation. Frequent hand washing is here to stay for a long time yet and...

Skincare & Allergies

Skincare & Allergies

Over the years I have had many queries regarding Mellow products from people who have particularly sensitive skins and are prone to skin reactions. Understandably they would be nervous to try new and unfamiliar products and so, with any face products, I would...

How do you define happiness?

How do you define happiness?

How do you define happiness?This year has been so challenging that even the most positive of us would admit to having the odd “off” day and maybe many “off days” if we’re honest. There’s no better tonic for looking beautiful than a dose of pure happiness – sparkling...

What does mature skin actually mean?

What does mature skin actually mean?

There is no need to panic about losing your youthful bloom but you will need to look after your skin. Mature skin is inevitably something we will all have one day but it raises a point about skin types.The factors that affect your skin type are your age, health,...

Capture the fragrance of Christmas with essential oils

Capture the fragrance of Christmas with essential oils

2020 has been so eventful and you wonder if life as we know it is ever going to be the same again? But of course, it will eventually.With most of the high street shops having a difficult time, it has been noticeable that more of us have been shopping online and...

Is it possible to slow down the ageing process?

Is it possible to slow down the ageing process?

IS IT POSSIBLE TO SLOW DOWN THE AGEING PROCESS? Whether we like it or not we are going to get older. As the years pass us by, our skin definitely tells a story, particularly in our face. We all know people whose skin appears flawless and smooth, and we can’t believe...

An easy guide to smelling sweet all day

An easy guide to smelling sweet all day

AN EASY GUIDE TO SMELLING SWEET ALL DAY Time is very precious when you are racing to get to work in the morning but there’s more to smelling good than a quick spritz of body spray before you dash out of the door and it doesn’t take much longer than your normal...

Liberate Your Feet! Easy At Home Pedicure…

Liberate Your Feet! Easy At Home Pedicure…

LIBERATE YOUR FEET! AN EASY AT HOME PEDICURE Last month during our enforced isolation, I showed you how easy it was to give yourself a facial. Beauty salons and chiropodists are still out of action so with Summer very much on its way, we can easily get your feet...

There has never been a better time to pamper yourself…

There has never been a better time to pamper yourself…

Do you remember the time when we were able to take long walks with family or friends or go for a drink in a café or pub and have lovely meals in restaurants? Distant memories, but we know those times will return, and so there is nothing to be gained by dwelling on the...

Is your complexion affected by the way you feel?

Is your complexion affected by the way you feel?

“There are certain shades of limelight that can wreck a girl’s complexion” If you have seen the film Breakfast at Tiffany’s, you will recognise this quote from Audrey Hepburn but what did she mean?  You will remember she plays an iconic character called Holly...

6 Winter Skin Tips

6 Winter Skin Tips

When the clocks go back at the end of October you know that winter is on its way. I certainly don’t miss going to work and coming home in the dark or scraping the windscreen before you can even set off, but I do love winter generally. Wrapping up in extra layers and...

How to keep your hair luscious with these DIY tips!

How to keep your hair luscious with these DIY tips!

The sun and salt water can play havoc with our hair after swimming in the sea on holiday. The chemicals in the swimming pool used to keep it hygienic also leave the hair feeling unpleasant. If you do either of these activities, the chances are your hair needs some...

Can we do more for the environment?

Can we do more for the environment?

CAN WE DO MORE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT? At Mellow I have always believed that natural products do not have to come at a price. It shouldn’t cost your health, the environment, or the life of an animal, and this is certainly what we strive for when creating our handmade...

Does eczema hold you back?

Does eczema hold you back?

Does eczema hold you back? One of the questions I get frequently asked on the website is around the subject of eczema and whether the Mellow range of products can be used without causing further irritation? It is one of those skin conditions that can really make you...

Winter Skin Tips

Winter Skin Tips

Winter Skin Tips That Make All The Difference Our summer holidays are well and truly behind us. The clocks have gone back and we now look forward to darker mornings and evenings as well as the freezing cold temperatures and biting winds which seem to have come earlier...

Mother’s Day 2018

Mother’s Day 2018

No matter how long the Winter, Spring is sure to follow... "Spring is when life's alive in everything." ~Christina Rossetti Apparently there are astronomical and meteorological seasons – so if you follow the astronomical method, Spring starts between March 20th and...

Who wants to party?

Who wants to party?

Who wants to party? It won’t be long before the party season is upon us, so the earlier you get started to get your skin ready for those amazing outfits, the better. Autumn is the time of the year you are most likely to suffer from seasonal skin sensitivities, so you...

Do you get confused when choosing a moisturiser?

Do you get confused when choosing a moisturiser?

It must have been so much easier when it seemed the only choice of moisturiser was the tub of cold cream which always seemed to sit on my mother’s and grandmother’s bedside table. I don’t think there was any consideration for whether you had dry or oily skin but it...