Skin care

Bakuchiol (Ba-koo-che-ol) is it really better than retinol ?

Bakuchiol (Ba-koo-che-ol) is it really better than retinol ?

Bakuchiol is clinically proven to be as effective, if not more effective than retinol at reversing ageing, protecting skin from further damage, and improving problem skin - without the drying, sensitisation effects of retinol.

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Men’s skin matters too … Plumped Man to the rescue!!

Men’s skin matters too … Plumped Man to the rescue!!

With Father’s Day right around the corner this is the ideal time to get the men (and male teens) in your life sorted with a good skincare ritual..  As you well know, men and women differ in many ways including our skin.. men have around 20% thicker skin, with more collagen and more oil content … meaning more prone to acne and spots.  Interestingly their collagen (which is responsible for keeping things firm and wrinkle free) decreases at a steady rate through the ages whereas women’s collagen component drops away more dramatically, usually post menopausal. Hormones have a lot to...

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Why am I so tired? Have you had your thyroid hormones checked ?

Why am I so tired? Have you had your thyroid hormones checked ?

Feeling tired? Lethargic, feeling the cold when it’s not really cold, putting on weight or generally not firing on all cylinders? It’s a good time to visit your Doctor for a blood test and general check up.  But the bloods come back as normal, including the thyroid specific markers and still feeling dismal? This could be the case for a few different reasons (once other causes have been ruled out)… often standard thyroid level blood tests aren’t enough to determine whether your thyroid gland is underperforming.

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How can low dose naltrexone (LDN) help fibromyalgia and other autoimmune conditions?

How can low dose naltrexone (LDN) help fibromyalgia and other autoimmune conditions?

There has been some recent and exciting developments about the use of low dose naltrexone.. it is a medication that has been used for some time as a more non-conventional medical treatment. It has multifaceted benefits by assisting with pain by reactivating opioid receptors as well as stimulating endorphins (feel good chemicals in our bodies) and it has an underlying immunomodulatory effect by modifying the progression of auto immune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, multiple schlerosis, hashimotos disease and many others.

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