I just love my apple compote and after decades of hating breakfast, the re-discovery of stewed apple has me bouncing down the stairs, looking forward to waking up my laste-buds! My Italian grandma used to make it for me and my siblings when we stayed for school holidays but I’ve added my own little twist and you can have fun experimenting too. You could add strawberries or pineapples to your apples to make a summery alternative (they’re delicious warm!) or for winter warmness add raisins and ground cinnamon.Details
Hi, I’m Misia. I’m a Skincare Coach, Nutritional and Holisitc Aesthetician and an advocate of happy and healthy ageing.
Welcome to the first of a series of independant, honest and unpaid product reviews.
I hope that you enjoy reading my review and that you feel some benefit when choosing skincare to nurture your skin.
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Preparing for your photo shoot or wedding is just as important as the shoot or special day. Your photographs are going to portray you and be an ever-lasting keepsake so you need to feel super-confident about the way you look and feel. Preparing your skin with a specialist facial treatment designed to bring out your…Details
Autumn’s drizzly, windy days and dark chilly nights leave us yearning to cuddle up in our PJ’s and blast on the heating. We pack away our summer clothes and replace them with our woolly favorites. We adapt our daily routines to accommodate the weather, our desire for cozy foods and longing for hibernation. But one…Details
Hello there! It’s hard to believe its September already isn’t it and unfortunately that means a few things. Colder and windier weather and darker and dingier days. Sounds depressing hey? But it doesn’t need to be! Personally, I’m still holding out for an Indian Summer 🙂 I’ve got a couple of tips to share with…Details
I know what it’s like. You’re busy and you’ve no time to be indulging yourself in complex skincare rituals every night. And this is why your skin is looking dull and unhealthy right? Did you know that investing just 15 minutes a week on your skin can completely transform it? I can hear you say…Details
My Three Simple Tips To Keep Your Skin Hydrated and Protected The bitter cold and blustering winds of winter can quickly strip skin of its moisture, leaving it prone to dryness, itching and redness. Even the welcoming warmth of central heating takes much of the moisture out of the air adding to your skin’s suffering. Additionally,…Details
Why are we made to feel ashamed of our wrinkles? Wrinkles are a part of who you are. They are a recording of the times you’ve smiled, laughed and cried. They’re who you’ve loved, how you’ve been loved, your adventures and your challenges. Your children’s sleepless nights, cuddles and so much more. They are essentially…Details
Does skincare really work? Over the years I’ve seen thousands of women who have come to see me in the hopes that I can improve the condition of their skin. Many of these women have spent years disbelieving that skincare or even having a good skincare regimen could change the way their skin looked or…Details
KEEPING YOU AND YOUR SKIN SAFE FROM THE SUN The sun isn’t all bad. Aside from making us feel happier and altogether friendlier the sun provides us with vitamin D which helps us build healthy bones and reduces the risk of osteoporosis. Vitamin D is also needed to enhance the intestinal absorption of essential minerals…Details
Menopause doesn’t mean your skin has to prune! As we go through life, our skin changes along the way, often due to fluctuating hormones. In puberty, some people find they become more spotty – not great when you’re going through such a crucial time in your development. Then, for those that have children, pregnancy can…Details
Hydration is Key Knowing what’s right for you Often, when you go to the beauty salon, you either pick the best sounding treatment off the menu or your beauty therapist tells you what skin type you have. The therapist very much depends on what you tell her you want and what she sees. So…Details
How managing stress can save your skin (and your health!) What is stress? Stress is the feeling you experience when you’re feeling under too much emotional or mental pressure. A little bit is normal but too much, and a prolonged period of it can take its toll on the body and skin. When you experience stress,…Details
We’ve all suffered breakouts of one type or another that can range from an annoying pimple to a something quite distressing like acne or rosacea. But did you know that some breakouts or irritations can be prevented simply by being more aware of hygiene? Here are five of my tips that may just stop those…Details
Many of the women who first visit Soothe are skeptical about skincare and its not surprising given the glamorous advertising campaigns promising us instant youth and quick-fix solutions for our skin issues. But the reality is there are no quick fixes and this leaves us feeling disappointed and disillusioned. Selecting our skincare can be challenging…Details