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Lavender: Love it or loathe it?

I used to absolutely loathe the smell of lavender... I’m ashamed to say that it reminded me of old ladies and I thought it was sickly and cheap. How wrong was I? I can’t even remember any of my lady residents in my nursing home using toiletries which smelled of...

Happy feet this Summer at Mellow Skincare!

Use these natural ingredients to boost your sole(s)! This month at Mellow Skincare, we’re thinking about getting your skin summer ready. As the weather gets warmer and we get set to liberate our feet from winter boots and slippers into sandals for the first time this...

“I’m turning into my mother!”

Do our genes really make a difference to how our skin ages? Do you ever find yourself looking in the mirror and (half) jokingly say, "I'm turning into my mother!"? Or do you look at two people who are the same age and wonder how they can look years apart? The...

The look of love and your emotional well-being

Have you ever noticed how closely your complexion is tied to your emotional well-being? It struck me recently how many expressions in the English language tie together our emotions with our appearance. ‘The first flush of love’, so apt for February and Valentine’s...

9 detox tips to kickstart 2014

Every year I promise myself that I’ll be sensible over Christmas and New Year, and by most people’s standards I probably am, but after a few sweets too many, lots of lovely home cooked dinners and less exercise than usual, I’m starting to feel a bit sluggish. Detoxing...

What is your skin trying to tell you?

Winter can be tough on our skin. We move constantly between centrally heated or air conditioned rooms and the wind, rain or snow outside. Couple with that the stress of Christmas, winter coughs and colds, and a tendency to over indulge in comforting, rich foods and...