Posts by Tres Chic

NVQ Beauty Training v's Short Courses

NVQ’s V’s Short Courses What to look out for and how to choose the best route for you   The Beauty industry is forever growing with new treatments and techniques being introduced year on year.  It is a wonderful industry to get into at any time of life and there is plenty of business out…

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Be Skin Cancer Aware

With the weather starting to break and the majority of us Brits, having been deprived of decent sunshine for some months now, are desperate for some sun and a tan!  However, most people are still choosing to ignore the warnings take come with sitting in the sun, using sunbeds and the damage it can cause.…

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What are Parabens and should we avoid them?

What are Parabens? In short, parabens are preservatives that have been used in personal care products since the 1950’s. They are used to prevent fungus, bacteria and other microbes growing in your favourite creams. The most common of these parabens are Methylparaben, propylparaben, Butylparaben and Ethylparaben. By removing these ingredients from our skin care products…

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Lash Mites, what are they and how to protect yourself against them.

Lash Mites are otherwise known as Demodex.  There are approximately 65 types of Demodex but only 2 live on Humans the Demodex Brevis and Demodex folliculorum.  The Demodex mite is an eight-legged (an arachnid) ectoparasite (living of the surface of the host) that can reside in our hair follicles and sebaceous glands. Demodex is contracted and…

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