Here Are Our 7 Best Tips For Quick Relief From Sun Burn

Summer is a time most of us look forward to, but for those with sensitive, fair or eczema-prone skin, sunshine can bring challenges. Today and in a series of articles, Essential Care’s founder and sensitive skin expert, Margaret Weeds, suggests some preventative tips and remedies. Firstly – following the sudden heatwave across the UK – how to cope with sunburn…

Dry Winter Skin 101

Dry Hair And Skin In Winter 101 – From Top to Toe, We Have You Covered! With the cold weather also comes dry hair. Winter can also be a hard time for your skin you may find yourself searching for a dry skin treatment to help your skin feel hydrated again. In the colder months, …

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Spring Clean Your Skincare

Spring is one of the best times to have a great clear-out of your skincare & makeup – and start a healthy fresh regime. Clear away the dull remnants of winter, prepare your skin and reveal its natural glow for the warmer months ahead. 

Rose Water, Rose Hydrolat, Rose Absolute – What Makes The Best Skin Care?

Our suppliers in the Stara Planina rose valley of Bulgaria have just finished harvesting roses for our beautiful floral water which will be making its way into your Rose Moisturisers and Rose Petal Tonics very soon.

I thought it might be a good opportunity to tell you more about the benefits of our particular rose water and in a second blog I’ll talk about how rose can help the skin.

Allergic to Aloe Vera in Skincare? Maybe Not! Find Out Here!

Occasionally we come across people with an allergy to aloe vera, but  very often it’s not what you might think. But there is aloe vera and there’s aloe vera. As I explain here, it’s important to use good aloe vera to get the most from natural skin care.

What causes eczema and what’s best to treat eczema?

Eczema is tricky because it has so many causes. Scientists at the University of Oregon State recently found that eczema may be due to a malfunctioning protein which is a genetically inherited condition. But as yet no cure or permanent solution for eczema has been found and we are still in a situation where minimising and managing it is the best we can do.