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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Party ready skin

We’re into December and the famous party season is well and truly underway. We know that you’ll be spending hours rushing around to find the perfect party outfit and also those last minute Secret Santa gifts! But why not spend time on perfecting your skin too? Give our pre-party ritual a shot. It’s so easy and it […]

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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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The Modern Male

  This week’s guest blog post is written by one of the outnumbered men here at Crystal Clear! Over the past few years, there have been many changes to the modern male. We’ve all seen man buns (your author holds his hands up!), large beards, rise in expert beer tasters, a cult following of crossfit enthusiasts […]

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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 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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Understanding Sun Protection

  The sun finally has it’s hat on so (for the most part), which means sun cream all round! But all the different terminology used can be confusing, UV, UVR, UVC, SPF, UVA, what?? So we thought we’d put together a quick guide on what you should be using to protect your skin from the suns […]

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