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THE EFFECTS OF DRY SKIN FROM USING HAND SANITISER

Regular hand sanitising products may contain 70% alcohol or higher. Although alcohol can kill bacteria and virus, by disrupting the cellular and viral structure, it will also dry up your skin. The second wave of the COVID-19 outbreak is taking place throughout Europe, including the UK.

4 TIPS FOR HEALTHIER SKIN THIS WINTER

November is getting cold and that can only mean one thing, winter is almost upon us here in the UK. And, while many areas of the country are already seeing snowfall, researchers are saying that this could be the coldest year ever for most of the UK with record low temperatures.

BARRIER CREAMS IN INDUSTRIAL & OTHER APPLICATIONS

In industrial and general applications, barrier creams are used to protect against cleaning compounds, solvents, acids, oils and other caustic substances. In the cosmetic industry, they are used prior to the application of foundations, makeup,

DRY SKIN IS OFTEN CAUSED BY WINTER COLDS

It seems that just about everyone gets a cold during the winter. Not feeling up to par in the holiday season is bad enough, but the effects are sometimes seen for weeks afterwards on our skin. Although a runny nose and cough are part of the natural immune response to a cold bacteria or virus and

DOES DRINKING WATER REALLY HYDRATE DRY SKIN?

Drinking water is important for our bodies to work properly. It helps maintain energy levels, aids in the digestive process, is important in temperature regulation and it helps your brain to function. But we are not like plants and our skin does not immediately become hydrated when we drink water

OCCUPATIONAL DERMATITIS IN THE CATERING INDUSTRY

Occupational hand dermatitis in food handlers and kitchen staff is one of the main causes of ill health in the catering industry. Fifty-five percent of all skin problems in the industry are caused by contact with water, soaps and detergents, with a further 40% of cases arising from contact with food.

LOOKING AFTER YOUR SKIN AT WINTER

It’s easy this time of year to fall into the ‘itch-scratch’ cycle when you’re moving from a warm central heated room to cold windy weather outside. To keep the humidity levels up indoors, put a bowl of water by the radiators so the heating doesn’t dry the air out as well as your skin

GOOD SKIN CARE AND DIABETES

Good Skin Care and Diabetes and why diabetes is associated with poor skin health.
People with diabetes are prone to dry skin, particularly when blood glucose levels are high. Researchers believe that the body may actually “rob” the skin of moisture to reduce glucose levels

MOISTURISING DRY SKIN MAY MAKE IT WORSE

Here is a piece that may surprise you about traditional moisturising products. Gloves In A Bottle helps to repair the skins outer layer and retain more of the natural oils in the lower layers:

6 REASONS TO AVOID CONVENTIONAL MOISTURISERS

A traditional moisturiser can potentially clog your pores, especially if it’s too rich, leading to blemishes and breakouts. Vegetable and mineral oils often clog pores by sitting on the surface of the skin, and water-soluble, vitamin-packed moisturisers can oxidize or become rancid, which may prompt breakouts.