Category Archives: Health Advice

The dangers of fake tan

Before you reach for the fake tan or book your next salon appointment, find out what your exposing your skin to. Find out the dangers of spray tanThinkstock DIY fake tan WATCH FOR:  According to one report from MedicineNet, “Self-tanning lotions and creams contain…the active chemical components dihydroxyacetone and various dyes. These are usually tolerated well. […]

The dangers of fake tan

Before you reach for the fake tan or book your next salon appointment, find out what your exposing your skin to. Find out the dangers of spray tanThinkstock DIY fake tan WATCH FOR:  According to one report from MedicineNet, “Self-tanning lotions and creams contain…the active chemical components dihydroxyacetone and various dyes. These are usually tolerated well. […]

The amazing ‘mind–gut connection’

The two-way convo between your head and gut might be the answer to both mental and bodily health problems.   The directive to ‘go with your gut’ is more than a throwaway line from pseudo-science. Frances Dalton, a nutritionist and medical advisor for the MINDD Foundation, which promotes mind-body approaches in healthcare, says the gut is being recognised as the second brain. […]

Yoga (asanas) ‘interrupts stress response’

Certain  yoga postures (asanas) and breathing techniques have been shown to interrupt the stress response.   Albert Einstein said problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them, yet the contemporary cult of cognition, in which the rational mind is tipped as a kind of Swiss army knife, has fostered a belief that we […]

4 ways to protect your face from the sun

Sun damage is the number-one cause of visible ageing. SPF isn’t enough! Protect your skinwith antioxidant serums, pigment blocker, sunscreen and make-up. How to maximise your protection With sun damage the number-one cause of visible ageing, the beauty biz is in hyperdrive developing ways to strengthen the body’s own defences. These non-traditional layers may be the next best thing to […]