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Has beauty changed? Is natural here to stay?

There have been many changes in beauty over ten years (goodbye skinny brows and purple eyeshadow!), and there’s no doubt that natural beauty is now front and centre.  Ten years ago there were a select group of brands you could turn to with naturally derived formula’s that delivered results.

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5 tips for flawless skin this festive season

The party season is upon us, bringing with it a full social calendar. Whether it’s a glamorous soiree or getting ready for an office party, Qsilica’s Naturopath, Shelley Atkin has all of your beauty needs covered.

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Simple switches for natural beauty

The choices around health and beauty have never been better – from minimising chemicals, shopping ethically and being kind to the environment whilst also achieving beautiful results.  Need a guide to help make the right choice?  Here are some simple switches for feel-good beauty that look after you on the inside, the outside and are kind to the planet.

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8 Classic beauty icons to inspire you

It’s no secret that we are drawn to the classic beauties of Hollywood.  Those who intrigue or inspire us and in some instances continue to attract new fans many years after their peak of fame.  When we think of what it is about these icons that keeps us coming back, so often it’s not just their outward beauty, it’s just as much about their inner qualities too. 

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Getting Beauty Sleep Isn’t a Cliché – It’s Essential for Skin That Glows

Did you know? Chronic poor sleep quality is associated with increased signs of ageing, diminished skin barrier function and lower satisfaction with appearance. According to Sleep Disorders Australia, as we grow older, sleep becomes lighter and more interrupted. This may lead to poor quality sleep that in turn increases the signs of ageing of our skin.

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Let’s talk about the science of getting a good night’s sleep

How many times have we heard folk saying, “I’m off to get my beauty sleep” as they wend their weary way to bed? Funnily enough, science backs up the notion that sleeping well has a beneficial effect on the way we look, as well as the way we feel.

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Simple foods that can help you sleep and improve your skin

Hands up those who don’t want to improve the look and feel of their skin.

Yes, thought so. Just about everyone would like at least a little bit of improvement here and there, and some of us would welcome a wholesale renovation job. But do you realise that the health of our skin depends to a great degree on getting a good night’s sleep?

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How our skin changes as we age

Some skin experts divide skin ageing into two categories: intrinsic and extrinsic. Intrinsic ageing refers to the effects of your genetic makeup on your ageing process. Extrinsic ageing refers to external environmental factors such as ultraviolet light (UV) from the sun, or lifestyle factors such as the negative effect of smoking. In many cases, extrinsic ageing can be positively impacted by actions you take in your day-to-day life.

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Let’s hear it for customer service par excellence!

A great big round of applause to our colleague Lee at Qsilica‘s UK office.

Completely unsolicited positive feedback from a customer (always the most satisfying) has arrived. This is what we’ve been told, bringing a slight blush to a certain team member’s face:

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Environmentally speaking, this company puts its money where its mouth is!

Planet Health, the company that brought you those excellent Qsilica Skin Care and Food Supplements, has long been committed to doing business as environmentally sensitively as possible.

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