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Jennifer Rock

Vitamin D
Vitamin D - What Is It Good For?   Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is much in demand by many on this island, thanks to our delightful sunny weather – or lack thereof! It is essential for the body to boost immunity and promote bone and heart health. Think of...
Double Cleansing   Everyone knows that cleansing is step no. 1 in any skincare regime. You should always do this AM, PM, pre-gym, post-gym... etc etc. It's the step that most people remember not to skip, but is that always enough? I often wonder how people justify spending so much money on...
Natural vs Chemical
What's the Difference Between Natural & Chemical Ingredients?   Natural A product that includes ingredients from natural sources within the product listing. In my opinion, natural is a term that is overused and perhaps conjures a false image of "better than", "better for" or "must buy over product/brand x,y,z". Natural ingredients such as lavender,...
Sugar
The Reality of Sugar   Cue my favourite song…. “Sugar sugar, oh honey honey, you are my candy girl….” If you do not know the song…..you are missing out! Who needs the weekend!? Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Christmas… In fact, every occasion known to man and woman is a time...
Top 10 Skin Commandments Thou Shalt… …Have had seven hours of rested sleep to maximise the skin’s healing ability …Drink eight glasses of water to keep the skin well hydrated and healthy …Avoided processed foods, which affect the body’s – and the skin’s – immunity …Keep your sugar intake low,...

Top Acne Tips

In the past, I have rather boldly claimed that there is a product for every skin type and condition – and I still stand by that, but it's not always so cut and dried. And this is particularly true of probably one of the most requested topics and one...
Is it all blood and guts? Here’s a treatment rundown from The Skin Gym!   Derma rolling, micro needling, or just needling… they’re all various names for the same professional treatment that aims to help with reduction of scarring and give you youthful and plumped skin with less sagging and pigmentation,...
Holidays… I’ve just returned from mine and am trying hard not to feel jealous of those people yet to head off on holidays and still planning every fun excursion and day out. And now my suitcases are gathering dust for the near future. Let me just say that packing...

The Acid

Glycolic acid: renaissance or obsolete? Glycolic acid, an alpha hydroxyl acid, is deemed an ‘active’ ingredient. Glycolic is the smallest molecule in the family, and it has been used in OTC products and cosmeceutical and in-clinic procedures alike for decades. Since it is the smallest molecule it means it has...

Clarisonic

Have you ever thought of investing in an electrical toothbrush? If so, the thought of an automated deeper cleanse with a Clarisonic might appeal to you too! The renowned Clarisonic concept is incomparable in the skin world. It is a battery operated/rechargeable vibrating brush designed for the face and/or body....

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