Your Sunscreen Questions and Answers
- 02 Jun 2022
Sunscreen FAQ What is SPF? SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor and is an indication of how long you can stay in the sun wearing sun cream or lotion versus not wearing sunscreen. Even though it might seem like a recent invention, the first SPF product was used in 1928. If you find that you get sunburnt after 20 minutes of exposure to the sun, an SPF 10 sunscreen means your skin is protected for up to 10 times longer from UVA (Ultraviolet rays), or 200 minutes in total. How do I choose the best SPF for me? There are...
How To Choose A Sunscreen For Your Face
- 26 Apr 2022
Have you ever wondered around your local pharmacy looking at the sunscreen section and felt really confused? Which SPF (Sun Protection Factor) should you buy? What makes facial sunscreens different? Should you get a cream, lotion or spray? Do you even need sunscreen in Ireland? (The answer to that last question is “Yes!” but more on that in a minute). Today’s blog post is going to concentrate on SPF for the face and why it is so important to use it everyday. Skincare experts agree If you ask any skincare expert, including dermatologists and beauticians, about skincare and protecting your...
How To Double Cleanse Your Face: Step by Step
- 11 Mar 2022
- Double Cleansing with CeraVe Cleansing your face with your favourite cleanser is where any great skincare routine starts. But what about the technique known as “double cleansing”? Simply put, double cleansing involves using two different types of cleansers, one right after the other. A deep cleanse is never more essential than in the evening. It is extremely important to remove makeup, SPF, dirt, and pollutants that have accumulated on your skin during the day before heading to bed as they could potentially contribute to ageing, pigmentation and breakouts. And if you are wondering what's the point of double cleansing and whether it's worth “double”...
9 Skin Care Tips for Mature Skin: How to Look Younger and More Radiant
- 09 Mar 2022
Looking good gets harder as we age. But it's not impossible! In fact, all you need to do is develop a skin care routine and then stick to it. So, here are our top 9 skincare tips for mature skin, to help you look younger and more radiant. Tip #01: Use a Gentle Cleanser One of the most important things you can do for your skin is to use a gentle cleanser. Harsh soap can strip away natural oils, which can lead to dryness and irritation. Look for a gentle facial wash that will cleanse your skin without causing...
Revive Active Zest Active - How good is it?
- 09 Mar 2022
This month’s ‘Staff Pick’ is from Sana Gordon from McSharry's Pharmacy Terryland and it’s from the ever-pop Revive Active range of products. “As a full-time pharmacy worker, a lot of my time is spent on my feet interacting with customers. So I wanted to find a daily supplement that would not only boost my energy levels but also support the normal functioning of my immune system and Zest Active does just that!” Zest Active contains 25 active ingredients including vitamins, minerals, amino acids and Wellmune. All of these combine to provide lots of healthy energy as well as reducing fatigue,...
Clarins - New Products For 2022
- 09 Mar 2022
We asked our Clarins Consultant in our Golden Island Store Karen Mealiff to go through some exciting new launches coming this month from Clarins. Clarins Nutri – Lumiere Revive What is it? This is a revitalising, multi-function care product designed to firm and plump mature skin. What you get is an anti-ageing day cream that leaves your skin not only looking younger but also nourished and revitalized. To the extent that you can expect your friends to comment on it. The Benefits The main benefit of Clarins Nutri – Lumiere Revive is the most important of all - it reduces...