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Acne Solutions

What is Niacinamide Used for in Skin Care?

One of our favourite skincare ingredients is Vitamin B3, also known as Niacinamide (or Nicotinamide), because it has so many benefits for our skin. The most impressive of which is how well it helps with acne prone skin. A gel rich in Vitamin B3 can

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Varicose Veins

Is Horse Chestnut Good for Varicose Veins?

Horse chestnut treatments for varicose veins come in the form of a cream as well as oral supplements. Horse chestnut seeds contain a saponin (a fancy word for chemical compounds found in plants) called Aescin, which has been shown to help the veins become less

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Varicose Veins

What Can I do to Help my Varicose Veins?

The truth is that there are a number of things you can do to both help prevent and reduce varicose vein development. This ranges from lifestyle changes, exercises and the use of products and treatments. It is important to understand that their formation is a

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Tips

Europe’s 8 Most Spectacular Outdoor Holidays

The warm summer months aren’t just good for relaxing on a beach or drifting around a pool stretched out on a lilo – they’re also the ideal time for outdoor enthusiasts to head for wide open spaces and enjoy activities in nature’s most picturesque settings.

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Tips

How Much Does A Personal Trainer Cost? (And Is It Worth It?)

Personal training can be a confusing industry to navigate. It ranges in scope from fitness gurus charging thousands to sculpt actors and celebrities into shape, to workout-buddies-for-hire in branded polo shirts at your local gym. Is PT a must-have investment in your fitness routine, or

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Tips

10 Stunning Swimming Pools (That You Can Actually Use)

Warm summer weather always gets us dreaming of days spent relaxing by the sparkling water of a refreshing swimming pool. In fact, for many people, choosing an idyllic pool is often at the centre of holiday planning and choosing mini-break destinations. Social sites such as

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Varicose Veins

Losing sleep due to your varicose veins?

In previous articles, we have explored the many undesirable symptoms of swollen varicose veins and how they impact your day-to-day life. Symptoms of varicose veins include swelling and cramping, bulging veins, discolouration, soreness, heaviness and even rashes in some cases. One effect that you may

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Acne Solutions

Interview with celebrity facialist Elizabeth Caroline

Cloud 9 Skin Solutions caught up with Celebrity Facialist Elizabeth Caroline for her best skin tips, including advice on breakouts and eczema. What are the most common skin concerns that your customers ask for help with? Anti-ageing concerns always seem to be at the top

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Acne Solutions

The Stress and Acne Cycle

Acne, spots, pimples or breakouts. Whatever you call them, it always adds up to the same thing; discomfort, pain, and stress. Most people have experienced spots at some stage whether you’re male or female, a teenager or older. Although in the grand scheme of things

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Cloud 9 Skin Solutions

How Much Sleep Do I Need And Why?

When we sleep, our skin is repairing itself at an increased rate, which can be noticeable when blood vessels dilate under your eyes. This is how dark circles start to form. Lack of sleep can have a major effect on appearance as you in effect