Skin and hydration – Dr Sarah Schenker

Healthy skin is often described as glowing or dewy and that is because healthy skin is always slightly moist. By contrast, dehydrated skin means that the skin is lacking water and will appear dull, overall tone and complexion may appear uneven, and fine lines are more noticeable. Signs of dehydrated skin include: • redness andContinue reading “Skin and hydration – Dr Sarah Schenker”

Understanding collagen

You’ve probably noticed that the word collagen is everywhere! Promoted on social media and endorsed by big name celebrities. In recent years, collagen has gained popularity as a nutritional supplement and an ingredient in beauty products. But what is it and do you really need it? To fully understand collagen, how it works and theContinue reading “Understanding collagen”

Collagen – Glow for it by Dr. Sarah Schenker

Collagen. It’s key to supple skin but declines as we age. Now Liiv has an easy way to give your beauty a boost.  When it comes to smooth, glowing skin, collagen is a star performer. It provides a firm support structure, as well as a cushioning effect. In fact, approximately 80 per cent of skin’sContinue reading “Collagen – Glow for it by Dr. Sarah Schenker”

Reflections On Ageing

At 19 I started working voluntarily with a charity for older people in Bristol. For the past 22 years I’ve been a member of Stage for Age, the show business arm of Help the Aged, and work voluntarily to raise funds and awareness of older people’s issues. We live longer these days, but we need to be as healthy as possible to enjoy those extra years, so the work of Help the Aged/Research into Ageing plays a vital role.