Category: Skin & Health

HEALTH HERO INTERVIEW: TERRI VINSON

Terri Vinson is a cosmetic chemist and founder of Synergie Skin: the ethical, clinical-grade, Australian skincare brand that’s rapidly reaching cult status. Terri is also the author of Skinformation, in which she not only lifts the lid on the skincare ingredients that work, but also turns the science of skin into a surprising page-turner. In this interview, Terri opens up about inner confidence, being a late bloomer, and the truth about collagen supplements.

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PCOS ACNE (35+ STUDIES): NATURAL SOLUTIONS (2022)

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS for short) is one of the most common hormonal conditions in young women. Along with other symptoms such as irregular periods, hair loss on the head and hair growth where you don’t want it, PCOS acne is a frequent feature of the condition. This article covers why PCOS acne happens and how you can distinguish it from other types of acne. Most importantly, we look at steps you can take to deal with PCOS acne naturally.

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HEALTH HERO INTERVIEW: ALICE HART-DAVIS

Alice Hart-Davis is an award-winning beauty journalist and the UK’s leading independent expert on non-surgical procedures, otherwise known as ‘tweakments’. Along with her books, The Tweakments Guide: Fresher Face and The Tweakments Guide: Start with Skincare, Alice’s website and social media feeds are a wealth of information on how to look and feel like the best version of yourself.

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HEALTH HERO INTERVIEW: JOHANNA GILLBRO

Johanna Gillbro PhD is an award-winning skin scientist. She has more than 15 years’ experience in experimental dermatology and has been the most cited author in The International Journal of Cosmetic Science for the last decade. Her book, The Scandinavian Skincare Bible, went straight to the top of the bestseller lists in Sweden on its release in April 2019. Her paradigm-shifting skincare line, Skinome Project, has been hugely successful since it launched in November 2020. Her book is now available in the UK, and her skincare line will soon launch here too.

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PERIOD ACNE (30+ STUDIES): EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW (2021)

Do you get a monthly dose of pimples along with your period? At best, period acne is annoying, and at worse, it’s downright distressing. It doesn’t need to be a monthly sentence. This article covers why period acne happens (spoiler alert: it’s not just your hormones) and how you can tackle it naturally.

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CHEST ACNE CAUSES (20+ STUDIES): NATURAL SOLUTIONS (2021)

Chest acne doesn’t get as much airtime as its more famous cousin, facial acne, but it can be just as frustrating. It’s also more common than you might think. If you’ve been seeking answers for your chest acne, look no further. This article covers what causes chest acne and how you can address it naturally.

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