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  • 6 ingredient, skin-saving recipes

    We all have busy lives, and eating well can slip down our list of priorities on busy evenings. But eating well is so important for your mental and physical wellbeing, and your skin will show the effects of a poor diet after a while. But don’t worry! Eating well doesn’t have to take hours and cost lots of money.

     

    We have 2 quick, easy recipes which only require 6 ingredients and will bring your skin some much needed TLC. They are also completely plant based and full of vegetables. We hope you enjoy!

  • Winter Skin Prep

    As we go into Autumn and enjoy our pumpkin spice lattes, fluffy jumpers and begin to approach Christmas (am I allowed to start getting excited yet?), our skin might take a hit from the harsh winds, cold temperatures and dry air. But don’t worry! Learning how to prepare your skin for the cold can help reduce the effects of the season change.
  • Sustainable swaps for your beauty regime

    With the news full of scary stories about climate change, we can be left feeling helpless and like there is nothing we can do. Whilst it is important to recognise most pollution is caused by big companies, making little swaps in our daily routine can help us make a difference and protect our planet.

    There are lots of sustainable swaps possible for your beauty routine. This article will cover just a few of these possible swaps to get you started on your journey to sustainability. The key with sustainable swaps is trying to think of ways to replace single use products.
  • Cold showers: Good for your skin, good for your mind, good for the planet!

    As we go into Autumn, cold showers might be the last thing on your mind, but the benefits may make braving the icy water worthwhile. A cold shower ...
  • Skincare for your body

    Your skin covers your whole body, in fact it is your largest organ. So why do we only feel like we can treat the skin on our faces? Here are a few tips to start tackling your body skincare needs. 
  • How to determine your skin type?

    There are so many blogs out there talking about what products to use for your skin type (including ours which you can read here). But what if you d...
  • Recycling your Gaia&Vie products

    Recycling is converting waste into reusable material.

    In the UK all councils provide recycling to houses in their area. Although this is a rough guide, all councils have different recycling regulations so check with your area rules before recycling.
  • What Gaia&Vie product is right for your skin?

    Getting the right skincare routine for your skin is essential in solving any skincare troubles you may have. To help you get on the right path, here are the best products for your skin type. 

     See for dry, sensitive, acne-prone, oily or combination skin types

  • Exfoliating? Is it worth the fuss?

    Why exfoliate? What exfoliator is the best? Does exfoliation help my skin? Well facial exfoliation can help remove old, dull skin and allow healthy new skin to come to the surface when done correctly. Exfoliation can also help prevent the build-up of oil and dirt and is particularly beneficial for oily or blemish-prone skin. Additionally, removing dead skin cells can help your other skincare products penetrate deeper, improving their effects and even improve the appearance of your foundation.
  • Dermatillomania: the skin picking disorder

    You may be wondering from the title of this blog, what is a skin picking disorder? It is no secret that most of us have squeezed a spot, pestered a pimple or scratched a scab, so when exactly does this everyday habit turn into something serious?

    For me, I realised that I was suffering from a skin picking disorder when picking at my skin became an obsession: I couldn’t sleep if I hadn’t sat at my vanity and extracted every blackhead from my nose, I couldn’t eat before aggravating every
  • Skincare around the world

    These skincare practices scattered around the world are brought together by one common string - they're organic and sustainable- The two elements that are crucial to the Gaia & Vie skincare range. 
  • Why You Should Incorporate Sustainable Values Into Your Daily Life

    While some avoid “going green” because they fear the cost is too much, many sustainable options end up saving money in the long-run. Maybe that’s by turning lights off when you exit a room or turning off the water while brushing your teeth. Doing this can help you shift slowly into a more conscious lifestyle, without getting overwhelmed. Remember, any action is better than inaction.