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Does Warmer Weather Cause Varicose Veins Or Is It A Myth?

We’ve had many customers ask us why varicose veins are more prominent in warmer weather. Now that last week’s frost is behind us and we can look ahead to some sunshine (hopefully!), we have decided to take a look at whether this is a myth

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Spider Veins

Varicose Vein or Spider Vein?

Varicose veins are thick, large, swollen blood vessels that are often twisted and turned. They are most commonly seen in the legs, often in the calf area and are visible through the skin. Spider veins are smaller veins that are often red, purple and/or blue.

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Cloud 9 Skin Solutions

The Health And Beauty Benefits Of Horse Chestnut

Nature has a way of surprising us with the various plants, seeds and fruits and their hidden benefits to our skin, digestion, hair, and wellbeing. One such miracle natural seed is the horse chestnut or as we call it here in the UK, the conker.

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Cloud 9 Skin Solutions

Foods That Can Help Against Varicose Vein Symptoms And Formation

We often have customers ask us why their veins have suddenly appeared or why they are increasing in size/ visibility. The truth is that there are many factors that can contribute, which we have discussed at length in previous posts. There are methods of reducing

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Varicose Veins

Cloud 9 Skin Solutions Investigates Swimming and Vein Relief

Recently we looked at cycling and how it affects varicose veins. We discovered that, in fact, cycling boosted circulation in the legs and had positive effects on reducing symptoms of varicose veins. Today, we look closer at swimming as an activity and whether it is

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Varicose Veins

Tour de Veins: Vein Relief With Cloud 9 Skin Solutions

Many people have noted strange protrusions on the back of Tour de France cyclists’ legs. One in particular suffered from a case of clustered veins, which has scared people across the globe. He did suffer from a particularly bad case of varicose veins, but it

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Cloud 9 Skin Solutions Investigates Cellulite Myths

There are some wildly inaccurate promises and pieces flying around during summer and we take a look at some of the more common misconceptions… Myth 1: I have cellulite because I have too much fat. While of course, fat cells play their part in visibly

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Tips

Cloud 9 Skin Solutions Investigates Scar Healing And Diet

At Cloud 9 Skin Solutions we never try to pretend that skincare is all you need to have beautiful skin. While this may be trend in the industry, we believe in being honest and nothing is truer than the enormously vital role that diet plays

Varicose Veins

How To Ease Varicose Vein Irritation In Summer

While we all love this time of year, for sufferers of varicose veins this time of year can bring added frustration. Some worry more about baring their legs in summery clothes while others find their symptoms worsen. Here are some simple tips to help make

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Cloud 9 Skin Solutions

Is Beauty Sleep Real?

How many of us are woken up by an alarm and are left wanting a little bit more sleep? How many of us hit the snooze button repeatedly to make waking up a little bit more tolerable? Sleep is something we all treasure and biologically