It’s been a busy time with the year well under way, this transitional time of year is the perfect time to get your skin ready for peeling off layers of makeup.
Are you a retinol person or not? It doesn’t suit everyone so take a look at this FAQ video about retinol for different ways to incorporate a retinol into your routine. You can also head over to my Instagram and Facebook page to see which retinol products I recommend.
Another way of fading sun spots is to topically apply glycolic just onto the pigmentation spots, using a cotton bud. This should only be done in the evening and one of the most economical brands I can recommend is Alpha H. Try this on the small pigmented area, using a cotton bud in the evening. Do not use all over the face and make sure you follow the instructions. Most importantly apply Ultrasun anti-pigmentation day cream in the morning, which offers another fade ingredient too.
If you only want to change one step in your routine, try this daily exfoliant to get a polished bloom to your skin. If you follow me on social you would have seen me post about The Method Polish recently over on IG stories, or you may have seen the photo over on Dr. Lancer’s page. He is a dermatologist to the stars with clients like Victoria Beckham!
Storm Ciara hits the farm
It’s been terrible weather and my thoughts and good wishes for any of you that have had troubles. On the farm we had a few fences down and a tree! Once it dries out, I’ll have more firewood, which could be fortuitus with the power cut I’ve had.
My boiler packed up recently and I had a car accident (no one was hurt) – so I took to the bath as there was still some hot water. My fav bath oil at the moment emulates forest bathing. It’s been much spoken about recently in the press and on tv and radio. According to a BBC documentary we should ideally try and get 120 minutes of green space a week to aid our mental health. It’s not always possible so give this Aromatherapy Associates Forest Therapy Bath & Shower Oil a go, it’s the next best thing to being outside and has the most amazing outdoor green aroma based on forest bathing.
Zelda is definitely having double hip replacement this year! I am sad but I know that it’s the best thing for her now. Stem cell and physio hasn’t worked and she is deteriorating. So, I had an appointment with the surgeon and will get the first op available in the spring then the second hip if all goes well in the autumn.
Ferguson is literally staying alive to help her. At 10 years old he is ancient for a Doberman but he has responded well to heart treatment and is doing great. Incidentally those Cozee Home Throws are great value and wash great. We all get under this throw when I get to sit down!
Dates for your diary
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