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How to make your skincare routine more eco-friendly

The beginning of the year is the perfect time to start thinking about ways that you can improve your health, but it is also a good time to look at how you can improve the health of the planet. One of the easiest ways to do this is to reduce our use of skin and beauty products that may be damaging the environment. This doesn’t have to be scary or involve buying all new products because even small changes can make a big impact. Here are 4 simple tips that you can use to make your skincare routine more earth-friendly this year. Stay simple The best tip for making your skincare routine more eco-friendly is to minimise the amount of...

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Superfoods for healthy and glowing skin

The sayings “you are what you eat” and “beauty starts from within” are both accurate because what we eat has a direct effect on the health and appearance of our skin. Eating real foods with healthy fats, antioxidants, vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, minerals and amino acids will get rid of a tired, puffy, aging appearance and leave you with a glowing complexion.Here are 10 skin superfoods that are loaded with nutrients which directly benefit the skin. Blueberries Eating foods rich in antioxidants is one of the most important factors to healthy, radiant skin and blueberries are one of the highest sources of antioxidants of any fruit and vegetable. Antioxidants scavenge free radicals, the compounds that cause cell damage,...

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5 Ingredients you won't find in Scrubalicious Products

Many of the beauty and skincare products that we buy contain chemicals and toxic ingredients and we may be exposed to 200 chemicals before we even leave the house in the morning. Many of these ingredients are known to be skin irritants, hormone disruptors and carcinogens. While it is hard to completely avoid toxins and chemicals in our daily lives, we need to be aware of what we apply to our skin because it is a highly absorbent organ. Here are 5 ingredients that you won’t find in Scrubalicious products. Parabens Parabens are used in skincare and cosmetic products because they act as preservatives and prevent bacteria and fungi from growing. However, they have been found to have estrogen-mimicking properties...

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