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Skin Care tips

managing rosacea skin redness

Rosacea 101

Rosacea typically shows as a diffuse redness across the cheeks and nose. But what causes it and what can you do about it? Read on for some no-nonsense advice from our registered dermatological nurse, Susan.
skin care myths busted

Five Myths About Skincare

Our dermatology nurse, Susan, has been in the skin business for 27 years. And she's heard a few quirky ideas about skincare in her time. We got her to share some of them with us.
Pores For Thought

Pores For Thought

"I've got big pores" is a surprisingly common complaint when it comes to skin. But do pores really come in different sizes? Why? And what can you do about it?
reading labels - alcohol in skincare

Reading Labels: Alcohol

Occasionally we have a little drink at Oasis Cottage - some of us like wine and some like beer...because not all alcohol is created equal. And that's true when it comes to alcohol in skincare too. Here's what you need to know.
overloading your skin with products can have negative effects

Avoid Summer Skin Overload - Here's How...

Summer skin care can be confusing – we know we should be putting on sunscreen everyday, but then what about moisturiser?  Do we put on that too?  Does it go on first?  Or after? And what about primer?
Age is not a skin type.

Age Is not a Skin Type

If you're over 40, chances are you've been recommended a skin care range for 'mature skin' when shopping for cosmetics.  But do you really need a different range of skin care just because you are a certain age?