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What Brings You To V Claire?

Here at V Claire Natural Health and Beauty we are so grateful to all of our wonderful, loyal clients. But it got us thinking, what brings you to V Claire? Why choose organic skincare over cosmeceuticals? Is it because we’re inquisitive about skin health? Or are we concerned with caring for our wellbeing and preserving…

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The Gift of Organic

The gift of organic! Its the first week of November, which means it’s officially the start of the Christmas period. Many people will have already begun thinking about what gifts they will buy their loved ones this year. Finding the right gift is important and it’s a thoughtful way to show our appreciation and affection…

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What’s Your Colour?

Colour. Its one of the ways in which we experience the world around us. Sight, being one of our five senses, enables us to take in colourful stimuli nearly every second of the day. One of life’s strange phenomena’s is how colour can greatly influence our mood and our everyday choices in life! In this…

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Samhain and the Origins of Halloween

Samhain and the Origins of Halloween ‘When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ‘tis near Halloween!” Halloween has long been a jovial festival, celebrated over many centuries, and it’s now just around the corner! Children notoriously dress up as witches, ghosts and ghouls. The anticipation of sweet treats,…

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The History of Skincare

We may think that the idea of skincare, and our preoccupations with it, as a somewhat relatively recent phenomenon. However, the incorporation of skincare into our daily rituals is deeply rooted in human history. For Millenia people have been using various methods to try and enhance the appearance of their skin. The concept of ‘Anti-aging’…

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The Power of Scent

Smell. It’s one of the 5 human senses. Most of the time we are unaware of the power of scent, and just how much it affects our brains and other senses, but yet at every moment it is enriching our experience of the world around us. It is only when we lose our sense of…

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The Perfection in Imperfection

The Perfection in Imperfection. Relationships of any kind, from romantic to even work-related, are not always smooth-sailing. However, in the modern society that we live in, the ‘ideal relationship’ is often portrayed as one that is perfect. One that is completely free of struggles and the messiness that actually oftentimes comes with simply being human.…

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September, a Time to Renew

It’s the first week of September, and with that brings a lot of change. For many people it means the ending of summer holidays and getting back into a steady routine. Kids are going back to school, people are returning to work, and everyone is generally getting ready for the changing of the seasons. Personally,…

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How Stress Affects Us

Stress! it’s a word a lot of us are all too familiar with. Most of us will experience it at some point in our lives, some on a daily basis. The severity will depend on a few different circumstances, but nonetheless, no one is immune to it. Whilst we all may be familiar with how…

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The Power Of Collective Action

There’s some great news on the horizon, our planet’s ozone layer is finally starting to heal, and it’s all thanks to the collective action of humanity over the past few decades. The Discovery The ozone hole was first discovered by Johnathan Shanklin in 1985. He found that (ironically) non-toxic substances called CFC’s (chlorofluorocarbons) found primarily…

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All About Men’s Skincare

For most of society women’s skin has usually been at the forefront when it comes to all things skincare related. Most of the advertising that surrounds skincare commonly focuses on concerns that are targeted towards women. However, nowadays we can see that more and more men are starting to take notice of their skin, and…

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The Power of Reconnection

The power of reconnection. The past few years has brought a lot of change to our society. There has been a lot of good, with a real showing of strength and solidarity in humanity. However, that’s not to say that the last few years hasn’t been tough. We’ve had to disconnect somewhat in order to…

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White Hibiscus Is Nature’s Botox

Botox! It’s the word that’s on every beauty bloggers lips (no pun intended). As one of the main first lines of defence against wrinkles, it’s no wonder that it’s so commonly used by dermatologists worldwide for the treatment of signs of aging. But Botox is no new secret. The muscle-paralysing drug has been used for…

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The Best Serum For Summer

Summertime has finally arrived! Not only does this mean longer days and more sunshine (hopefully!), it also means our skin might need a slight change of routine. As the summer months bring milder and possibly dryer weather, our skin may be in need of extra hydration. One of the best ways you can deeply hydrate…

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Grey is OK!

In Today’s society people are investing more and more time and money into their appearance. With social media being such a huge part of our lives, we now have constant access to a never-ending selection of different beauty brands, bloggers and influencers showcasing new beauty trends and styles. For the first time we can see…

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Everything About Exfoliation

Want to know everything about exfoliation? Look no further. This blog will discuss all you need to know about exfoliation. From the benefits, to the pros and cons, to how to best exfoliate for your skin type. What is Exfoliation? The majority of people have heard of the term exfoliation. Whether its body or facial…

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Are You Showering Too Much?

Are you showering too much? In this fast paced world with all the hurriedness and busy work schedules, showering has become an important part of our daily routines. Whether its first thing in the morning to help us kickstart our day, or last thing at night to help unwind and relax after a stressful day…

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Compromised Skin.

Compromised Skin. A Sensitive issue. What is compromised skin? Compromised skin is skin that has become damaged and weakened. This can be due to internal, and or external stressors. These stressors can range from chemical toxins in products, the environment we’re in, the diet we consume, poor health and illness, genetics, and stress. When the…

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The Age of “Worth It”

“Because You’re Worth It” Are we living in an age of “Worth It”? In recent years there seems to be more and more of a push for self-love, self-care, self-worth. These are all great and essential practices for a healthy, wholesome life. Worthiness is something that we often associate with these practices. Are we worthy…

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How Your Gut Affects Your Looks

How your gut affects your looks. We’ve all heard of the Brain-Gut connection, and how what we eat affects our mood. But have you heard of the Skin-Gut connection? This blog will discuss how certain foods we eat can lead to low-grade inflammation within our bodies, which has a direct impact on our skin’s health.…

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