The Skin: Dr Rabia Malik’s Skin-Saving Holiday Tips

Here’s the second in an occasional series of guest posts from Dr Rabia Malik. If you’re planning a sunny summer holiday, preparation is key to make sure your skin doesn’t suffer! The Easter break is done and dusted and and we’re moving into the time of year when many of my patients are planning their summer holiday. For many of us, trips abroad mean abandoning our day to day routines…
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#ALipADay Challenge – Week 26…and a Gwennie moment…

Can I just take a moment here?  26 weeks…. That’s six months…. half a year….. 182 days!I never thought I get this far, but indeed I have and it’s been a pleasure everyday. Yes, there have been days when I didn’t really want to put on any makeup, days when the lipstick I chose just didn’t look right and days when, gloriously, it all came together. But most of all,…
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The Hero: Elemis Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm

Cleansing my skin has always been something of an obsession with me. Without a clean canvas, how can anything you put on it stand a chance of looking good? I love that the Japanese women think nothing of double-cleansing their faces everyday, twice a day – take a look at their skin to see how hard work and effort pays off.Good skin may inherently come from good genes, but even…
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#ALipADay Challenge – Week 25

So I’m almost at 6 months with my Daily Lip post; I can’t quite believe it. I’m not sure if I should be embarrassed about the number of lipsticks, glosses and other lips stuff I possess, or simply revel in it, so while I work that out, here’s what went on the pout last week:Day 169: ckOne Lip Shine (Limited Edition) in Punked #700Day 170: Bourjois Rouge Edition in Pretty…
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The Skin: Rodial Glamoxy Snake Mask

If there’s ever a day of the week to indulge in a mask, it’s got to be a Sunday…not least because you’re not about to be rudely interrupted by the postman just as the mask is setting hard and cracking… such an attractive look!If that photo got your attention, you’ll be pleased to know that it’s the delicious Glamoxy Mask by Rodial. Unlike most masks I’ve tried, this one is black,…
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