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Plastics in the Ocean

Gemma Cockrell

Tags expert advice, expert opinion, guest blog, plastic waste, science

Plastics in the Ocean
This is a special guest blog by Dr. Colin Summerhayes from Cambridge University's Scott Polar Institute.  It contains surprising facts and figures about plastics in our ocean and will leave you feeling we all need to do something about this ever increasing issue.

5 Key Things You Need to Know About Eczema

Gemma Cockrell

5 Key Things You Need to Know About Eczema

Having eczema can not only be uncomfortable but can cause great emotional stress as well.  Find out more about triggers and what you can do to ease the symptoms, naturally!


How to Rock Smooth Legs!

Gemma Cockrell

How to Rock Smooth Legs!

Well, it really is time for those legs to come out, but it can be quite a scary prospect.  Mine look like they haven’t seen the sun in forever, white and dull and desperately in need of some TLC.  All is not lost however, and the legs of your dreams are just a few short steps away.


Cover up! Skincare in the Sun

Gemma Cockrell

Cover up!  Skincare in the Sun
It’s so tempting to strip off and expose as much skin as we dare as soon as the sun comes out, whether that be at home or on holiday.  However, as most of us are aware, getting sun burnt or exposing your skin to lengthy periods of sunshine can have a negative impact leading to premature aging and certain skin cancers.

Winter to Spring skin

Gemma Cockrell

Winter to Spring skin

After months of cold, windy, rainy weather, we are finally beginning to sense that Spring is in the air and with that, the promise of long days of sunshine. Just as the weather changes so should your skincare routine and sometimes even your products. Exfoliation: Skin that has been kept under wraps for months can be very dry and scaly, so the first port of call is exfoliation. Exfoliation gets rid of dead skin cells and clears pores, leaving skin brighter and smoother. I would recommend using an exfoliator about 2 to 3 times a week to ensure the efficient...