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Fight skin pigmentation with Lancome DreamTone

It’s all the fault of fibroblasts. That’s the result of the Lancôme’s extensive research as to what causes skin pigmentation like age spots. For years it’s been a long held beauty belief that these were caused by the skin’s pigment cells. But now, Lancôme’s work has proved otherwise.

Fight skin pigmentation with Lancome DreamTone

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Tom Ford Beauty Latest Collection

Tom Ford Beauty’s latest collection is all about contrast, more specifically contrast between light and dark. Because the change of season doesn’t just mean new fashions in clothing; it’s also time to welcome the new beauty trends and makeup collections. Petal pinks lips and dark eyes are just two of those that made appearances on the autumn winter catwalks. And Tom Ford’s Fall 2013 Color Collection features plenty of useful tools to help.

Tom Ford Beauty Latest Collection

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Clean Skin with LUNA™ mini in Edinburgh's Harvey Nichols

Clean skin is important. It stops spots and can be the difference between radiant skin and dull-looking skin. And it’s not just what you put on your skin to cleanse it; it’s also how you go about cleaning it.

Cleansing brushes such as Clarisonic have made a massive difference to my skin. So I was intrigued by the LUNA™ mini  by Swedish company FOREO which I spotted in the beauty department of Edinburgh’s Harvey Nichols.

Clean Skin with LUNA™ mini in Edinburgh's Harvey Nichols

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Signs of stress on your skin - and how to help it with Kiehl's

Signs of stress can show in different ways: thinning hair, weight loss – or weight gain, lack of sleep to name a few. In addition stress also takes its toll on the body. And then there's skin.

Experts point to stress being a cause of premature ageing, wrinkles, the appearance of skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis, and sensitive skin. In fact, according to the America Academy of Dermatology out of the 50 per cent of people who claim to have sensitive skin, only between 20 and 25 per cent really do have sensitive skin. What the rest are actually suffering from is what dermatologists are calling stressed skin.

Signs of stress on your skin - and how to help it with Kiehl's

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Guerlain Spa at The Caledonian - the Edinburgh Festival Package

Guerlain Spa - the Edinburgh Festival Package

The Manicure Room

Edinburgh Festival has kicked off this month so let the mayhem, and the madness begin. Nevermind the world being your stage, it feels like the entire city turns into a stage throughout August with thousands of shows from amateur groups right through to household names. It's an exciting time of year- but the influx of what feels like half of the world's population can be exhausting. Thankfully, those helpful people at the Guerlain Spa, at The Caledonian, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel have come with the perfect treatment tonic: Guerlain on the Fringe.

Guerlain Spa - the Edinburgh Festival Package

The exterior of the Caledonian, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel

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