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We're thrilled to have now won double figures in prestigious international awards for our products. Our Renaissance Mask is now such a cult product that itself has brought home four major awards.
No other fruit says summer like the subtly crunchy, thirst quenching watermelon. Originating in Africa, this delicious pink orb was first cultivated in Egypt where testaments to its sought-after properties were recorded in hieroglyphics painted on building walls. The fruit was held in such high regard that it was placed in the tombs of many Egyptian kings. Not only great on a hot summer day, this delectable thirst-quencher is also a fantastic source of beauty nutrients for skin and may additionally help quench the inflammation that contributes to conditions like asthma, atherosclerosis, diabetes and arthritis. In addition to its skin hydrating properties, its sweet, juicy flesh (continued...)
If you're off sun hunting around the globe while it remains cold and windy at home in the UK, help keep your skin hydrated and healthy by rehydrating it from the inside as well as the outside. The sun can seriously dehydrate your skin, so it's a must to keep your skin cool, fully hydrated and ideally try to stay out of direct sun (not easy for sun worshippers), especially if you have rosacea, eczema or sensitive skin. (It is also best to steer clear of the Turkish Hamman, because they can aggravate your skin condition). Rosacea, which causes excessive flushing, broken blood vessels and/or acne-like red bumps, can be exacerbated when blood vessels dilate in response to the skin becoming overheated. Heat also draws water out of the skin, so eczema can become worse, sensitive skin more irritated and atopic dermatitis (a rash caused by skin allergy or irritation) may itch more intensely. No one is immune....even those lucky enough to have 'normal' skin will also de-hydrate in heat. Instead of rich, heavy creams, look for lighter products containing Hyaluronic Acid (continued...)
Our friends at Raw Fairies have designed for us a delicious skin hydrating smoothie - perfect to quench pre- or post-holiday (or even post-party) skin.
2 cups of coconut water
1 cup watermelon, diced
1 cup strawberries
Handful of fresh mint, chopped
2 teaspoons flax or hemp oil (eg Omega Blend Oil or Udo's Oil).
Blend all ingredients to make a smoothie/shake. Serves 2
Quite frankly, who doesn't! Collagen is the protein that gives your skin its strength and flexibility, so high collagen levels (of the right type of collagen) really help keep skin looking healthy and youthful. VOGUE recommends using our Pure MSM supplement to boost your skin's natural collagen production. MSM is the most bio-available form (meaning your body can use it) of the beauty mineral sulphur and is required for collagen and keratin production. It will help strengthen and clear your skin, as well as keep hair and nails strong and in tip top condition. Kelly Gilbert, Vogue's Beauty & Health Editor, describes our supplement as ''gold standard skincare". She says, "If you are undergoing treatment to stimulate new collagen production, support the process with a supplement. Try OSKIA Skincare’s Pure MSM, the most bio-available form of sulphur, which is essential for collagen production."
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