There’s a simple skincare truth that is at the heart of making your skin youthful, fresher and healthier and they're not 'faddy' new ingredients that promise the world, and they're not exorbitantly priced either, it’s vitamins.
These natural compounds are as necessary to inner and outer health as water. The body only delivers a small percentage of metabolised vitamins, from food and drink, to the skin. Yet if skin suffers from a vitamin deficiency, it shows. Prematurely aged, unbalanced, dry, irritated or lacklustre skin issues can all be erased with a healthy flush of vitamin rich skincare.
The solution is regular skincare; vitamin enriched skincare. Applying vitamin enriched skincare topically is the quickest, most effective way to boost the skin’s radiance and health. Most skincare brands just don’t compare in the vitamin richness stakes. Synthetically derived chemicals do not have the naturally defined efficacy to flush out toxins and make deep changes happen at the sub-dermis level of the skin, to give your skin that all year round glow.
Vitamins can be used to target large areas of skin intensively. For example, in the fight against cellulite vitamin wraps, clay based treatments, massages and skin brushing with vitamin enriched products, can treat cellulite and sagging skin. The best natural skincare will offer high performance products with a cocktail of skin enhancing vitamins.
Vitamin rich skincare is a safe way to revitalise your skin all year round
Here's 5 of the best skin enhancing vitamins to look out for in your skincare
It's not even a month since Christmas, and already it seems like ages ago. I tend to use the early part of January for reflection and review, and to think about what's been good and what we need to work on in 2015 and beyond,as there's always room for improvement.
One of the things I'm really happy about going into 2015, is the number of bloggers who gave up their time last year to review our products. It's always good to get feedback, especially as we're a relatively new brand, there's always things we can improve on. Blogger reviews give us this opportunity, and we at Thea appreciate this. We also realise that it's a big commitment particularly in terms of time to test, review and blog about a brand or product(s).
So recently, I had my annual blog review day and took a day out to go through the blog reviews we had last year, to pick out my personal favourites. As a 'newbie' blogger I love to read other blog posts, so it was a real pleasure to have a day to do this.
The posts I selected are ones that inspired me in some way and reminded me why I love what I do, and why I decided to start this business, in other words, I simply enjoyed reading them over several cups of tea.
Thea Skincare Chocolate Bodycare Collection: image courtesy of @lauramariescott - shehearts.net
So here's my 10 favourite Thea Skincare blog reviews in 2014
So it's the New Year and 2016 has arrived and where did 2015 go?
There's one thing that I dislike after the New Year and it's how everyone gets hyper about detoxing. Yes, we all eat and drink too much but let's face it, it's not the only time of the year that we indulge; birthdays, holidays, weekends away and nights out with the lads or girls can result in us over indulging in either alcohol, food or both.
So whilst I want to ensure that I purge my body of the rich food and drink that I consumed more of over the past week or so, I don't want to make a big issue of this or spend a small fortune on 'fads' to do this, so I try to keep it simple.
Here's my 5 simple 'fuzz free' ways to detox, cleanse and tone the body.
Now that Christmas has come and gone in all its glory, there is one thing on everybody's mind - New Years Eve celebrations. Where are you going, who are you going with and how will you manage the walk from the taxi in those beautiful new black stiletto heels and figure hugging frock? We have asked ourselves the same questions on many occasions. One thing that you definitely won't have to worry about is preping and pampering your skin before the big night.
We've put our top 5 tips below so that you can prepare your skin for the New Years Eve celebrations you have planned this year.
My Christmas really starts on Christmas Eve. I start to get really excited as I prepare for the big day ahead. It's one time of the year when I notice that my home is filled with wonderful smells and fragrances, which come from almost every room in the house. From mouth watering smells of cooking, roasting and baking emerging from the kitchen, to the sweet fragrances of relaxing bath oils and candles quietly burning in the background. Christmas smells always evoke such fantastic memories, like my children's first performance in the school nativity play to the local Rotary Club coming round with Santa on his sleigh on Christmas Eve, it's just a magical experience.
In the story of the Nativity, the Three Wise Men presented gifts of Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh for baby Jesus, and to this day fragrances and essential oils play a great part in the celebration of Christmas all over the world.
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I wanted to share with you some of my favourite essential oils for this time of year – which instantly bring back all the great Christmas memories. These essential oils smell great individually or they can be mixed together to create your own unique smell.
I've always been fascinated by the Christmas stocking. Written records don’t really indicate how the tradition of the Christmas stocking got started, but there are several legends surrounding this wonderful tradition. The most trustworthy legend maintains that Saint Nicolas learned about a poor man who couldn’t afford to pay a dowry for his three daughters, and he was worried about them. Saint Nicolas decided to help the man, and he took three bags of gold with him down the chimney of the man’s home.
Once inside, he found the girls’ stockings hanging on the mantelpiece after washing, and he added the gold bags to the stockings and then went about his Christmas Eve rounds. As the story spread, children began hanging their own stockings or putting out shoes, waiting for their own gifts. Usually, they used their own socks, but later, specially decorated stockings were created for the holiday, which we now known simply as the Christmas stocking.
With Christmas literally around the corner, I have recently started thinking about nice little presents that would be ideal for stocking fillers. It's always nice to give additional presents that are just as appreciated as the main present on Christmas Day, so I've put together some of my favourite Christmas skincare products that I think will make great stocking fillers, so here's 7 of our best.
One great thing that I love about this time of year is that the Christmas period also means a party season - time to celebrate and enjoy the Christmas festivities whether it's a work Christmas party or a friends Christmas reunion, there is no better time to dress up nice and party the night away.
Getting ready for the party is where the fun begins and is a perfect excuse to really pamper yourself and prep your skin for a night of dancing and laughter. To help with preparing for the party season, here are some natural skincare products that are great for a little pamper session before heading off for your big night out.
Here's 6 of our best natural skincare products to give you celebrity looking skin this Christmas.
Today we are launching something very exciting on Thea Skincare which you will not want to miss out on!
December the 1st has arrived, which means we are officially in the run up to Christmas and what better way to celebrate than to tell you about some of our amazing offers we have on at the moment. There will be a different offer on everyday so make sure to keep your eyes pealed and check back for something interesting. This weeks offers are:
It's 32 days until Christmas and my excitement levels get higher and higher as we get closer to the Christmas countdown.
I'm already planning my Christmas presents and looking for different Christmas gift ideas to make sure that this year is even better than last year's Christmas and, as part of my preparation, I wrote down a couple of natural beauty products that I have had my eye on recently that I think will be the perfect gifts for Christmas, whether it's for a family member or a close friend.
Here's one of my six favourite products on my Christmas Wish List. Find out what else is on my Christmas Shopping Wish List?