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Sunscreen - the facts

Posted by Sophie Edme on

Some shocking facts about sunscreen.   It’s that wonderful time of year when the whole summer is ahead of you. The downside is that, in most places, this can also mean too much sun. The UVA and UVB rays damage skin, causing accelerated again and skin cancers. Most of us reach for the protection of a sunscreen, but unfortunately, sunscreen isn’t risk free either. Industrially produced sunscreens are made from vats of complex chemicals, and Consumer Reports and Which? discovered that some of them don’t do what they say on the tin, failing tests evaluating their ability to block UVA...

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Wedding trends and the Meghan Markle Effect

Posted by Sophie Edme on

If you work in the wedding industry at all, you may have developed a love-hate relationship with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Those ‘if money were no object’ discussions have kicked themselves into a higher gear this year, and anyone offering t-shirts with ‘Comparisons to Meghan Markle forbidden’ is sure to find some buyers. Theme Predictions for next year’s trends are influenced by the splendour of a Royal Wedding, and the iconic images springing from the event – likely used to justifying the latest round of last-minute changes. The good news is that, rather than sticking to impossibly high ideals,...

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