The Daily Glow | The benefits of Turmeric

The Benefits of Turmeric

Following on from my last post, about how to ease aching muscles, I'm making myself feel even better about being sore post-exercise(and feeling old), by reading up about the inflammatory effects of too much exercise.  Yes...you read that correctly, exercise can cause inflammation, if you over do it - even though moderate exercise is widely touted for … Continue reading The Benefits of Turmeric

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Beauty sleep – how to get the most out of your night

An ever-so-slightly compulsive multitasker, I love being able to get things done while doing something else (clearly I'm aiming for "coolest person the year" 2017 to add to my 2016 accolade).  So breakfasts I can bake while I’m out running, or decent face masks that I can wear while flying (without freaking fellow passengers out … Continue reading Beauty sleep – how to get the most out of your night

skin clearing series part 5: treatment of scarring and hyperpigmentation

Skin Clearing Series: Part 5 – treatment of scarring and hyperpigmentation

Apologies for the delay in finishing this series, but work, college and celebrating Ireland's recent sporting achievements have all been a bit distracting - but finally, here is the last in the Skin Clearing Series.  One of the supposed benefits of growing older, and dealing with adult problems (like rent, career decisions, and deciding whether … Continue reading Skin Clearing Series: Part 5 – treatment of scarring and hyperpigmentation

winter skincare tips

Winter Skin Prep: 4 tips to glow your way through the festive season

Halloween (and the jazz weekend) are behind us, so it is 26 days until Christmas FM goes live, and totally acceptable to start planning for silly season!  Winter is not aways the most extreme experience in Ireland (aside from the "Big Freeze" in 2010, followed by what felt like endless flooding) but there is a … Continue reading Winter Skin Prep: 4 tips to glow your way through the festive season

highlighters and strobing - the key to glowing skin

Highlighters, the key to glowing skin – 3 of the best and how to use them

Thanks to Kim K and the community of Instagram make up artists, contouring has made a serious name for itself.  If you haven’t heard of it (you will soon,  because I’m pretty sure “kontouring” has plans for world domination), a brief explanation is the use of darker and lighter shades of concealer/powder/bronzer etc to emphasise … Continue reading Highlighters, the key to glowing skin – 3 of the best and how to use them