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Posted by on May 20, 2016 in Skincare | 2 comments

Is Pycnogenol the new wonder skincare supplement?

Is Pycnogenol the new wonder skincare supplement?

Beauty supplements are big news at the moment, if it’s not a soft drink that promises to get rid of your wrinkles then it’s a herbal tea that helps you to lose weight or a supplement tablet that promises younger looking skin. But what’s the truth about this type of ‘get beautiful quick’ supplement and do they really work? I’ve been taking part in the Pycnogenol trial which involves taking a herbal supplement every day for a month and using Clarins Double Serum* on my skin alongside the supplement so that I’m treating my skin from both within and on the outside too. You’d be forgiven if you’ve not heard of Pycnogenol before, it’s a herbal supplement derived from pine bark that can be used in the treatment of many ailments including allergies, circulation problems, asthma and high blood pressure. But it has also been found to have positive effects on the skin, some of its benefits include: a potent antioxidant it can reduce and slow the effects of ageing...

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Posted by on Feb 10, 2016 in Skincare | 0 comments

Temple Spa – Double Truffle

Temple Spa – Double Truffle

With Valentines Day just around the corner Temple Spa are having a ‘loved up month’ and have launched this exclusive product for one month only! This special pot contains two of Temple Spa’s bestselling moisturisers – Skin Truffle and Truffle Noir – and it’s called Double Truffle. UPDATE – this product is no longer available in the double pot, but both Skin Truffle and Truffle Noir are available separately, so read on to find out more about them!! In the image above the silver grey cream on the left is Truffle Noir and the beige cream on the right is Skin Truffle. Skin Truffle is an award-winning moisturiser with some seriously impressive ingredients – including diamond powder, silk, grape seed champagne and black truffle! The cream aims to revive dull and tired skin, prevent ageing and regulate moisture levels whilst adding radiance. I’ve only been using it for a few days but I’ve definitely noticed the radiance which occurs as soon as I apply it to my skin, it makes my...

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