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Wake up to Face the Day Cream

Field Fresh Skincare Face the Day Cream

Face the Day fans We know that Marshmallow Dream Cream has the accolade of ‘best facial moisturiser’ (Janey Loves awards, 2017) but its sister cream – Face the Day Cream – has a growing fan base. Happy Face the Day Cream fans include those with dry skin, oily skin, ageing skin and acne sufferers who’ve…

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Why have sales of hyaluronic acid products increased by 94%?

Moisturise your skin

In their annual report on ‘How we shop, live and look’ John Lewis reported this year that sales of products with hyaluronic acid, were up 94%. They call it  ‘this year’s miracle ingredient’, so what exactly is hyaluronic acid? and why is it so popular? Well, it’s commonly known as ‘the fountain of youth’ so…

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What is the difference between a balm and a cream and how should you use them?

Creams and balms

Balms and Creams Skincare products come in many forms from purely water based like a simple plant infusion to the waxy balms that need just a smear in application. Balms and creams sit at different points along this spectrum. And the defining aspect of the spectrum: water. Water content While it’s true that a whole…

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The perfect hand cream

Summer Garden Hand Cream

Hand cream of Dreams What does it take to make the perfect hand cream? That’s the question you ask when starting to formulate a new product. Of course, for everyone the answer may be different, but when I started to think about what a perfect hand cream should be like, the ideas started rolling. Learn…

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Blackberry and Honeysuckle Lotion

Blackberry and honeysuckle lotion

Blackberry and Honeysuckle Lotion for oily skin When your skin is oily it needs bringing back into balance. This blackberry and honeysuckle lotion makes use of dry oils and a range of emollient and humectant ingredients to bring your skin into balance. You are producing oils to lubricate your skin, but if it seems over-oily,…

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Dry skin? or dehydrated? – know how to tell, and how to treat both.

Dry and dehydrated skin, know how to tell them apart and how to treat them

Know whether your skin is dry or dehydrated to know the ingredients you need in your moisturiser Dry skin and dehydrated skin are different conditions, and need a different approach to remedy. Dry skin is an indication that your skin does not have enough oil. Dehydrated skin is lacking water. To know what moisturiser, or…

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