The Daily Glow | 5 things a dermatologist would never do

5 things a dermatologist would never do

I am most certainly not a dermatologist...but you may have realised I am obsessed with skin and skin care, and have been lucky enough attend postgraduate training run by some excellent derma, with decades of experience (and never require caffeine of any nature to stay wide awake and attentive for the entire course - dentistry would … Continue reading 5 things a dermatologist would never do

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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

Why you should use a toner – and the best one for your skin type

Cleanse, tone and moisturise…the first and last are pretty self-explanatory, but what’s the deal with toner I hear you ask?  If you believe everything you read, you may think toning is a waste of time and money, or, that it can fix every single problem you’ve ever had.  Enlarged pores, breakouts, dryness and flaking, redness, hyperpigmentation … Continue reading Why you should use a toner – and the best one for your skin type