What To Look For In A Good Face Cream


Face cream is one of those beauty products that you can find in almost every bathroom cabinet. In fact, three quarters of British women and at least half of the male population use a moisturiser every day. New research suggests that we spend up to three minutes a day applying moisturiser, which amounts to around six weeks of our lifetime, in pursuit of smoother, softer, youthful looking skin. 

With endless products on the market, each with its own enticing promise of better-looking skin, finding the right face cream for you is no mean feat. 

Why should you use a face cream?

There are more than a handful of buzz ingredients that brands highlight on their labels that promise to transform your skin. While smoothing out lines and brightening your complexion are attractive claims, what you really want your cream to do is strengthen your skin’s barrier. Read More…

Do You Really Need To Switch Up Your Skincare Every Season?

Spring On White

As the season’s revolving door swings into spring it feels only right to embrace the change by updating our skincare routine. In the same way that layers of your clothing get lighter and airier, logic would dictate the same goes for your creams and lotions. But is it a necessity for achieving healthy and glowing skin? The good news is that you don’t need to completely overhaul your winter skincare routine in a bid to fix any problems you now face. However, the devil is in the detail when it comes to perfect skin once the mercury rises. Here’s everything you need to know about trans-seasonal skincare. Read More…

August Newsletter


Welcome to the August newsletter where we will be continuing the NIOD (Non-Invasive Options in Dermal Science) journey, and what a journey it is; I have breaking news about iS Clinical and Innovative Skincare, we launch a long-awaited product from Sarah Chapman and we have a limited edition Phylia offer (run, don’t walk!). As ever we will also be taking a look at some pretty common health concerns and there are some treats throughout, so please read carefully. We’ll start with NIOD:

NIOD – Non-Invasive Options in Dermal Science

I have just declared this past week ‘National NIOD Week’ because as I’m writing this, we have just come through the most extraordinary few days I have ever seen at VH and not a lot could make me happier. To globally launch a brand is a big responsibility as well as an incredible privilege; the feedback we have received has of course been sensational and having launched four products from NIOD over the past twelve weeks, we are having a new product launch sabbatical this month and we are doing ‘catch up’ instead. Read More…