Exam Anxiety

Many readers are currently supporting a child or other loved one during their final preparations for what for many are the most challenging exams they will ever do.The following tips might just help them over that final hurdle….

Plant Powered Beauty

As regular readers may have noticed I am becoming ever more passionate about the power of plants - both on our plates and in our skincare. Fortunately more of these brands are coming to the fore, packed with honest-to-goodness plant medicine, without the toxic nasties that we now knowing are destroying our planet and our bodies.

Château Biodynamic

I love wine. However, as I navigate my middle years, most wine has taken an adverse dislike to me, with even moderate intakes (as in 2 medium-sized glasses) leaving me looking and feeling as if I haven't slept in days. Hence, my growing love affair with organic and biodynamic wines.

Supreme C

Vitamin C is certainly having its moment. Every good reason too as the right product can leave skin looking and feeing smoother, brighter and more radiant and my go-to is the Supreme-C Serum Treatment by hip Scandinavian brand Nuori.

Glow: Your Complete Four-Week Guide to Healthy, Radiant Skin

Finally it's arrived! I am immensely proud to have combined my expertise (and qualifications) in both nutrition and cosmetic science in GLOW: Your Complete Four-Week Guide to Healthy, Radiant Skin with 60 Skin Nourishing Recipes on the bookshelves this week. GLOW will be officially launched during a skincare masterclass this Thursday, 8 March in Clodagh’s Kitchen, Arnotts Department Store, Dublin 1

Why We Sleep

Why We Sleep by Professor Matthew Walker is a fascinating read. Basically he says that if you’re regularly clocking in at under seven hours a night, you’re doing yourself a disservice as grave as that of regularly smoking or drinking to excess. A sobering thought. 

Fresh Start

I know I have said this before but cleansing the face every morning and night is an absolute must for healthy skin. FULL STOP! And by this I mean a thorough cleanse - as opposed to just moving the dirt and grime over the face with a face wipe or cloth.

IMBOC Celebration

Awakening innate potential and activating intention was the theme of Mari Kennedy's Celtic celebration of IMBOC at Dublin's Fumbally. Yet again, her deep connection and unwavering ...didn't disappoint as my fellow Imboc festival goers and I journeyed through a seamless blend of yoga, personal enquiry and Celtic wisdom.

Think Skin

Spring isn't far off and the daffodils are waking up - so it's time to THINK SKIN. These tips along with the best skin-loving foods will make 2018 the best year yet for the largest organ in your body- the outer you.