My story of simplicity
I’ve been in the skincare industry for 20+ years, becoming an esthetician and holistic expert was a natural career for me. I truly love what I do! By my twenties, I had developed a skincare collection for a private members club that was part of the international Soho House Group. Over my career, I have had the privilege of giving many facials to many faces! I understand and acknowledge that our health is greatly reflected in our skin, so have made it a personal mission to continue to educate myself on what nutritional support we can best give our bodies....
July Musings - Sam's top tips for achieving suncare superstardom
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How To Make Smart Choices In Skin Care
The process of choosing products is fraught with the paradox of choice: what do I need? What is my skin type? Do I use products from the same company? Can I pick and mix? Here are a few tips to help you make the best decision for your skin. —Sam Miles-Mackay Avoid these ingredients, for starters. Artificial colour and fragrance only act as irritants; colour in particular can cause congestion. Sodium lauryl sulphate is used to create foam, known to be a hormone disruptor. And alcohol strips the barrier nutrients from the skin (though fatty alcohols like cetyl alcohol...
June Musings - Sam's top tips for trying Breathwork
1. MIST MAGIC As the temperatures rise and dehydration kicks in, the Facial Mist really comes into its own. The botanical essences truly smell like a burst of an earthy English garden…some even say it’s addictive. It has got a hero list of ingredients including: + Hyaluronic Acid - ok we've all heard about this one but it really is worth the buzz! This awesome ingredient is capable of holding 100 times its own weight in water - it plumps the skin and creates luminosity ✨ + Aloe - this ingredient is hydrating and also very calming. Perfect for the days when you're feeling a little flushed or...