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BB creams started life in 1960s Germany, formulated by dermatologist Dr. Christine Schrammek. Originally designed with soothing and healing properties to protect patients skin following laser surgery, BB creams were introduced to Japan and Korea 1985, where they became highly prized (amongst actresses especially) for their skin perfecting effects.

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Over the past couple of weeks summer has been out in force here in the UK and although its been fantastic to see a bit of sun, these heady temperatures aren’t too good for make-up. To help combat the melting, I thought I should revisit and update a post which I wrote way back in 2013 (I still remember writing […]

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It’s been a scorching couple of weeks and protecting your skin from the sun’s rays is essential at this time of year but I think there are a lot of misconceptions about sunscreen and how it should actually be used. It’s very tempting to just slap on the cream whenever we go on holiday or if […]

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After a particularly slow start to this summer the past few weeks have been particularly sunny and pretty damn hot and so sunscreen in one form or another has been an essential part of the daily routine for much of the summer. Now admittedly I have spent the majority of daylight hours of this summer in […]

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