7.2.2020

Winter can be a difficult time for the skin, as skin is exposed to the volatile elements. During this season more than any other, skin has to deal with constant temperature extremes. Being indoors/outdoors and frequent skin washes with very warm water can wreak havoc with your skin, increasing sensitivity and be more susceptible to i...

7.1.2020

There’s always something exciting about January that makes us feel truly compelled to start something new. Whether it’s taking on new career, health or relationship prospects it’s certainly a very invigorating time of the year. 

While change can be quite good and very empowering it serves us best to be done gradually in small ste...

5.10.2019

As we all make the effort to eradicate our single-use plastic waste, there’s no better time to be seeking solutions to reduce our negative impact upon the environment. Thankfully, we believe when it comes to skincare packaging, it should be minimal, fuss free and fully recyclable; banishing outer boxes and utilising glass containers...

21.6.2019

It might be the buzz ingredient of the moment but Reishi Mushrooms have been used in Eastern Medicine for thousands of years, helping with anxiety, boosting the immune system and keeping bodies and mind working in harmony. As an adaptogen, Reishi is becoming more and more popular within the Western world, allowing our bodies to cope...

21.3.2019

Some would argue that a beauty routine would not be complete without a face mask once a week; a skincare ritual which we would struggle to be without. It is no surprise that many face masks on the market are clay based, promising to truly detox our skin of the impurities we are exposed to throughout our lives but the question is; do...

2.7.2018

Feeling too stressed? Do you find difficult to fit in with beauty salon/spa appointments? Today we are helping you to create a DIY home spa treatment whether you are a mum or you just can’t find time to have that precious pampering me-time.

The great thing about this hygge time at home is that you can do it at any time you want and pe...

A lot of us associate chamomile with being calming and soothing, which is completely correct, but it’s often an overlooked ingredient in skincare and has many wonderful and amazing properties to boast. Benefits of chamomile can help with inflammation, aches and pains, insomnia, anxiety and stress, and is perfect for sensitive skin, w...

6.2.2018

Psoriasis is a persistent skin disorder which causes red, flaky, itchy, crusty and often painful patches of skin covered with silvery scales. It affects up to three per cent of UK’s population myself included.

After trying out conventional medicines to treat this condition for quite a few years,  I initially noticed some improvements...

10.3.2015

Come and journey with me, see you soon I am Alexandra Paulino the founder of Alexa Sky Botanicals. I have lived in London with my family for well over 20 years and this is my story: I have struggled for the last 15 years with psoriasis but in the last 8 it has been a constant battle. I got to the stage where prescribed medicines help...

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