What are botanicals and why do I need them?

What are botanicals and why do I need them?

July 02, 2018

Cleopatra used black cumin seed oil as a beauty treatment. And for hundreds of years, calendula has been used as a poultice for skin-healing. So botanicals are nothing new.

Whether its to address pigmentation changes or the signs of ageing, botanical-powered skincare products help keep complexions looking their best.

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Why does the sun damage my skin?

Why does the sun damage my skin?

June 25, 2018

The sun's rays make us feel good, and in the short term, a tan looks good.

But sun exposure causes most of the wrinkles and age spots on the face.

A glowing complexion is associated with good health, but colour obtained from the sun’s rays accelerates the effects of ageing and increases the risk of skin cancer.

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Why use supplements for your skin?

Why use supplements for your skin?

June 12, 2018

Even the most nutritious diet will not provide the body with everything it needs – which is why supplements top us up with vitamins and minerals. And this is true for the health of the skin, as well as the rest of the body.

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What is Glutathione and why does my skin love it?

What is Glutathione and why does my skin love it?

June 08, 2018

Glutathione is a natural detoxifier, which improves the health of the body's cells to reverse ageing. It protects the skin against oxidative damage which leads to wrinkles - making it an excellent form of anti ageing skincare.

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Rosacea: What is it and how can it be treated?

Rosacea: What is it and how can it be treated?

May 21, 2018

Rosacea is a common rash, usually found on the central part of the face. A tendency to flush easily is followed by persistent redness, and crops of small inflamed red bumps and pus spots. No treatment  is guaranteed to stop rosacea. But it is possible to control symptoms and clear spots.

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What does smoking do to the skin?

What does smoking do to the skin?

May 13, 2018

It's easier to ignore the health risks from smoking when you can’t see any harsh results.

But when it comes to the skin, the damage is written all over your face. Here are some of the harmful effects.

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Hyaluronic acid: A natural moisturising molecule

Hyaluronic acid: A natural moisturising molecule

April 16, 2018

One molecule of hyaluronic acid can hold up to a thousand times its own weight in water. Which makes it an excellent moisturiser.

And a very important ingredient in skincare products.

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What are parabens - and why are they bad?

What are parabens - and why are they bad?

April 05, 2018

For almost two decades there have been questions over whether parabens are harmful to health.

At Integrative Beauty, all of our products are 100% free from parabens.

But what are they, and why should we avoid them?

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Adult acne: Why am I still getting spots?

Adult acne: Why am I still getting spots?

March 26, 2018

Once we get beyond the stage of teenage hormones, why do some of us still get plagued by spots, pimples, blackheads, whiteheads – and possible acne scarring? 

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Juicing for your skin

Juicing for your skin

February 25, 2018

Juicing is drinking pure nutrition. While it’s important to eat a good amount of fruit and vegetables in our daily diet, the nutrients go straight into the bloodstream when delivered in juice form.

Here we reveal the best ingredients to juice for a healthier complexion.

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Retinol: The miracle molecule in skincare?

Retinol: The miracle molecule in skincare?

February 18, 2018

Retinol is one of those scientific terms we hear being used when discussing skincare – but what is it? And why choose Retinol-based products as part of a skincare regime?

Let us explain...

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Introducing Integrative Beauty

Introducing Integrative Beauty

November 24, 2017

Integrative Beauty is a new range of active beauty products, based on the principle of ‘beauty from the inside and outside’. 

Over the last decade, the importance of general ‘healthiness’ on the health of the skin has become increasingly apparent. The skin, being the largest organ of the body, reflects directly the internal body environment, so targeting whole body health is really the best way of optimising in turn the health of the skin...

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