THE DRY HANDS OF WINTER
For several years I have suffered from very dry skin on my hands during the later months of winter, roughly between late January and early April. The worst affected areas of skin are between my fingers, on my knuckles and on my finger joints, which become so dry and chapped that the skin sometimes cracks and starts to bleed. The condition is exacerbated by any prolonged manual work such as lifting boxes, moving furniture, etc., after which it can look as if I have been dragging my handsRead More
What can Retinol do for us?
I've only just started using a face serum, recommended to me by a Sales assistant in the KIKO store, Oxford Circus. She was lovely and brutally honest! She was confident about her belief in face Serum and was adamant that I ( and everyone else for that matter) should use it to help with the pigmentation issues and the dehydrated appearance of my skin - so I purchased the Serum at a reasonable price of £23.90. The 'Sublime Youth Serum' I have been using contains Retinol.Read More
Benefits of Pilates – A Pilates review
A bit of history Developed at the beginning of the 20th century by the German born US citizen Joseph Pilates, this well known training method has become worldwide famous in the past 50 years, especially in the western countries. As a child, Joseph Pilates was of a weak constitution and suffered from asthma and rheumatic fever. Poor health in his early age led him to research and study the anatomy and principles of movement of the human body, the training techniques of the ancient RomansRead More