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Summer Suncare Tips

Summer Suncare Tips

As you may have noticed, the sun has come out this week! The UK is set to bask in mediterranean type temperatures for the next week and although the sun's rays feel great, they can wreak havoc on our skin. Though you won't see it right away, the sun's rays will can lead to  wrinkles, age spots and they're the top cause of skin cancer.  Over time, the sun's ultraviolet (UV) light damages fibres in our skin called elastin. When these fibres break down, the skin begins to sag and stretch. It also bruises and tears more easily, taking longer to heal. Spending...

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Kim Kardashian's Morning Skincare Routine

Kim Kardashian's Morning Skincare Routine

When Kim Kardashian posted details of her skincare routine online, we learned that her routine featured four products from the cult brand Creme De La Mer. Through a process of biofermentation, nutrient rich seaweed is harnessed for its powers and turned into powerful cream. The result - skin that is smoother, firmer and looks ageless.  You may not have the £845 or so needed to follow Kim's morning routine using products from this brand but Madame Skin may can recommend some alternative products from ENVIRON that will help you in your journey to achieving great skin.   1. The Concentrate (£335...

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The Korean Skincare Routine 

The Korean Skincare Routine 

In 2017, demand for Korea's innovative skincare and beauty products continued to climb, with sales increasing 66 per cent worldwide. Demand for K-beauty shows no signs of slowing down, thanks to the increasing traction of the “glass skin” trend - think skin that looks eerily translucent. The Korean Skincare Routine has 10 steps to it and is practiced by millions of Koreans every day - both men and women. The routine essentially features cleansing, exfoliating, treating, moisturising and the application of plenty of SPF during the day - in other words all of the steps that I included in my recent blog...

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Six Beauty Tricks That Will Help You to Get Your Skin Selfie Ready

Six Beauty Tricks That Will Help You to Get Your Skin Selfie Ready

It has been estimated that over 17 million selfies are uploaded to social media platforms such as Facebook or Instagram every week. Let's face it, we now live in a selfie obsessed world. Luckily we can delete any ones that we are unhappy with and then there are numerous photo editing apps that are available to help us look our best. But what about the ones that our friends capture with their phones? Within minutes they can be uploaded and available for everyone to see. This can be enough to fill you with absolute dread. If you want to start...

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Twenty Facts You Need to Know About Skin Lightening

Twenty Facts You Need to Know About Skin Lightening

    Skin whitening is a global beauty phenomenon that shows no sign of diminishing in popularity. Despite the controversy surrounding use of these products, skin lightening products are a multi-billion dollar industry into which many people have bought the idea that a lighter skin colour is linked with beauty, success, sophistication and desirability. This idea has also been perpetuated in the mass media. Here are 20 facts associated with skin lightening:  1) The use of skin lightening products is widespread amongst women in North America, South America, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Asia Pacific, Japan, the Middle East and Africa. Its global market is projected to reach $19.8 billion by 2018 based on sales mostly based in...

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