Rewinding the clock

  It’s a new year and that means a new you! We all make a new year’s resolution. Whether it’s putting on those running shoes that you’ve never worn, or taking up that French cookery class, we all like to make a change. But have you ever thought about how making a new resolution for […]

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Turning Back Time for Mature Skin

The clocks go back an hour this Sunday, which got us thinking, how do we turn back the clock for mature skin? As we mature, we start to feel the effects of ageing on the skin, and realise it needs that extra bit of care. Thankfully, as anti-ageing skincare experts, we’ve got one or two tricks to keep […]

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Prepping Your Skin for Autumn

As the days start to get shorter, there is a chill in the air and leaves on the ground, it’s safe to say that autumn is here. You may still be pushing for a late BBQ, but those leaves tell a different story! So, it’s going to get colder. It’s also probably going to start […]

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Breathe Life Back Into Your Skin with Oxygen

Post summer, it is likely that your skin is going to be dull and tired. Besides the effects of sitting out in the sun for too long with a Pimms, this sadly happens to all of us in our adult life. But why? Oxygen breathes life and energy into every living cell. As we age, […]

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Hungover Skin

We all dread the feeling the morning after several glasses of wine. Besides making us groggy and headachy, a hangover actually has an array of effects on us which we can’t feel straight away. One of these is on our skin! When we indulge in too much alcohol, our skin goes through a tough time, because alcohol really […]

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How Seriously do you Take Your Selfies?

The selfie has become a phenomenon over the past few years. In fact, an irritating track a few years ago demonstrated the agonising dilemma that many young people go through: “Can you guys help me pick a filter? I don’t know if I should go with XX Pro or Valencia I wanna look tan What should my […]

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Choosing Skincare in Your 20’s

If you’re in your twenties, the last thing that you’ll be expecting is ageing skin. After all, you can get by on 3 hours sleep and probably get away with overindulging in food and drink. Surely your skin will be as resilient as the rest of you? We wish there was a nicer way of saying this, […]

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Understanding Face Masks

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been on a mission… to make skincare simple! This week’s question, what are face masks? Of course everybody gets the general idea of what a face mask does! We’ve all seen them and most of us have tried them (your author aged 15 didn’t realise that you were meant to leave […]

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Understanding Serums

At Crystal Clear, we love skincare! It’s our passion, and we live and breathe it both in the office, in our salon and after hours. So whilst skincare enthusiasts like us, are all too familiar with the jargon used in the beauty world, we thought it might be a good idea to bring it back to basics and explain what all […]

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