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Should you be eating Easter Eggs? What about your skin?

Should you be eating Easter Eggs?


Another great week in the Bennett household – my number one son is home from uni for the Easter holls – he ran a half marathon last Sunday in one hour forty mins so we’re very proud of him! But my kitchen now resembles a student HMO as he prepares snacks to build himself up again! When I made a comment about the need to tidy up I was told to “Chill Mum. You wouldn’t last a day in our house in Bristol!”

Number one daughter was stage manager for the school play this week so lots of late nights at school and then she finished school on Thursday for the holls so getting stuck into GCSE revision, we hope!

With Easter starting on Friday 25th and the introduction of the sugar tax by the government – did they go far enough? I guess it’s a good s...

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How do your lips feel in the cold weather?

Are your lips kissable?

Are your lips kissable?

How do your lips feel in the cold weather?

Lip appearance can be a significant indicator of ageing, so they deserve the same care and attention as the rest of our face. Like the eyes, the skin on and around the lips needs daily treatment to maintain a healthy skin balance and help slow signs of ageing.

Collagen, elasticity and hyaluronic acid are all naturally occurring in the skin, they help provide fullness and elasticity.  As we age, gracefully or even disgracefully like some of us, their production slows, which causes skin to sag and lose its structural shape.

If you’re anything like me you’ll get dry lips in the colder weather – for years I have put some form of balm on my lips at bedtime and lipstick or gloss throughout the day.

Like many of you I used Vasel...

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Safe Skin Care – You are what you absorb!

Jill’s views on choosing the safer option!

Did you know that everything you put on your skin is absorbed into the body within a matter of seconds? You may be a vegetarian but if you use many of the skincare and personal care products available on the market today you will not only be absorbing chemicals into your blood stream but animal products and bi-products too!
I would like to tell you about some of the chemicals you are absorbing and where they are coming from and leave you with a few tips on what to look for when purchasing personal care products.

Do you know that statistically we are expecting one in three people to develop some form of cancer in their life time?

Why is that?
Well, we really aren’t certain, but cancer and many other health issues today have been linked to the che...

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