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Mellow Skincare is now on the festive countdown!

Mellow Skincare is now on the festive countdown!

I hate to say it because I know everyone goes into panic if you start receiving emails about the dreaded “C“ word, especially when it’s only October! Because Mellow products are all handmade from scratch, we have to make a start really early otherwise there would be...

Mature skin: whether we like it or not!

Mature skin: whether we like it or not!

Whether we like it or not, mature skin is something we are all going to have one day. Who is guilty of saying, “If only I knew how to really look after my skin when I was younger, I wouldn’t have these wrinkles now“? Many of us think that, but ageing is a normal part...

“Is your back letting you down?”

“Is your back letting you down?”

Is Your Back Letting You Down? Most of us look forward all year to our Summer holidays,especially if we are going to sunnier climes. We’ve tended to our feet in preparation for the sandals. We’ve buffed, waxed and smoothed our legs and arms ready for the sun…but how many of us include our back in the daily routine? Think about it – it’s been covered up most of the year so it definitely deserves all the year round attention.

Blitz that make-up bag and stay healthy

Blitz that make-up bag and stay healthy

I don’t know about you but I love decluttering. I spend months thinking about it and can’t ever make up my mind what should go and what should stay but once I get started there is no holding back! The problem is making that start without emotion. The dilemma then...

The benefits of essential oils

The benefits of essential oils

“You don’t have to be an aromatherapist to appreciate the benefits of essential oils” As I’ve probably mentioned before, my past career was in nursing and I remember when I first went to Nursing School all those years ago, we learned about Hippocrates, the father of...

Get Summer ready feet the easy way!

Get Summer ready feet the easy way!

Step out in style this Summer... I love this time of the year. We all want to look forward to the summer and get out those lighter clothes and sandals after covering up for so long during the autumn and winter months. We don’t think twice about showering , styling our...

Why should we celebrate Mother’s Day?

Why should we celebrate Mother’s Day?

It seems like almost every month there is another hallmark occasion that needs to be recognised with cards, flowers, gifts and good cheer: Birthdays, Valentine’s Day, Easter and so on. The florists and chocolatiers are certainly happy on these occasions and I have...

What’s Mellow Skincare all about?

What’s Mellow Skincare all about?

Why Mellow, and what's it all about? The New Year is always the time I re-evaluate my business and think of fresh ideas and products which I hope will interest my customers. It’s also a good time to remind myself why I actually created Mellow because I’m assuming...

How old is your skin?

How old is your skin?

We are all prone to worrying about our appearance but can we really control nature? If you are fortunate in your teens your skin is smooth, plump, firm and unlined. Your skin seems unaffected by poor diet. You might get a few spots but they heal quickly. That’s...

Don’t sweat it this summer!

Don’t sweat it this summer!

Although I imagine that you want to be confident about your deodorant all year round, when the weather is hot at this time of year, it’s especially important to feel fresh. There’s nothing worse than worrying about sweat and body odour on a hot day. For teenagers,...

Time for some DIY hair care tips!

Time for some DIY hair care tips!

What's your hair telling you?! The sun is shining and we can’t wait to pack our bags for that long awaited holiday but often swimming and sunshine are a real challenge to our hair. It’s important to make sure that our hair is in tip top condition before we go . Does...

Let’s sort out your Summer skincare routine

Let’s sort out your Summer skincare routine

Eeek! Summer is coming, so it's time to prepare! Our seasons are so unpredictable these days: one week it’s freezing, the next it’s positively balmy. So we have to believe that Summer will eventually arrive and so that gorgeous body will need to be prepared. And here...