Skin Cancer – Prevention is key…SPF is vital!

It’s shocking to me that skin cancer is the most common cancer in Ireland!Β  Shocking because it is completely preventable. I know a few people that have had skin cancer and although it can be easily treated if caught early, the removal process and healing afterwards can be quite painful as well as emotional. I…

The Ugly Truth About the Beauty Industry: Part Two

This week I want to bring to your attention some ingredients that are often found in our cosmetics and toiletries. They can be quiet harmful, so please check ingredients list, ALWAYS. I understand it can be difficult to avoid every ingredient and I often use products containing some of these but I just want people…

The Ugly Truth About the Beauty Industry: Part One

When you’re training to be a beauty therapist with CIDESCO you have to complete a thesis on a subject relevant to beauty. The name of my thesis was, “The Ugly Truth About the Beauty Industry,” and I was honoured to be awarded with “Best Thesis” for it from CIDESCO. That thesis was my inspiration for…

Oncology Massage: A Touch Therapy for People Living with Cancer

For centuries, the power of touch has been known to have amazing healing qualities for people, both psychologically and physiologically. It’s benefits are truly endless, from reducing aches, pains, soreness and stiffness to improving a person’s overall ability to relax, feel calm, less stressed and bring about a balance to one’s mind AND body! One…