Don’t throw away the banana’s with brown spots…..

As bananas ripen, the yellow peel begins to turn brown and spotty. Eventually, it turns completely dark brown or even black, and we throw it away because we assume it’s rotten.

But according to reports, the more dark patches a banana has, the riper it is, and the more cancer-fighting anti-oxidants it contains. Incredible! In addition, here are some of the other amazing things bananas can do for your body:

Blood Pressure
The potassium and low amounts of sodium in bananas help to lower your blood pressure and protect you against strokes and heart attacks.
Bananas are calorie dense and are a great snack before your workout. The vitamins, minerals, and glycemic carbohydrates will give your body the energy that it needs, and the potassium will also help prevent muscle cramps.
Need an antacid? Why not use an all-natural delicious solution? That’s right, bananas can provide the soothing relief that you need when you experience heartburn.
Bananas can help you fight depression because of its tryptophan, which helps boost your serotonin levels.

Bananas have plenty of fibre to help you with your bowel movements!

Feeling irritable or stressed out? Bananas are rich in B vitamins, which can help you calm your nerves.

Haruyo iwasawa* and Masatoshi yamazaKi (Japanese research)

Wendy O’Hare Skin Care celebrates 17 years of being in business.

As we move into July Wendy O’Hare Skin Care celebrates 17 years of being in business. This is a short video celebrating how proud we are of the fabulous girls that have worked for us over this time. Friendships have been made and careers launched, from fledgling therapists to confident and bright business ladies. We would like to thank all those that have worked at Wendy O’Hare Skin Care, we wish you well and every happiness. Lots of love Wendy x

April Offer – Take your complexion on vacation

Calming De Stress Facial

Skin softening, smoothing and rejuvenating.

Take your complexion on vacation. Formulated for tired, stressed or lacklustre skin this treatment restores luminosity, radiance and freshness to all skin types. Starting with a stimulating back and shoulder exfoliation, followed by a warm shoulder Nourishing Cleanse and Peace Oil soothing treat you will turn to sink into your Calming De-Stress facial. The Nourishing Cleanser pro collagen, pro elastin double cleanse leads to a sericin loaded Silk Cocoon exfoliation via your Skin Drink Hydrosol tone. The deep releasing facial techniques combine with award winning Un Condition Oil to tone and regenerate. The Masquerade French Clay and Aloe masque smooths away any remaining stress and our Expert Eye Duo leaves you bright eyed, relaxed and rejuvenated.

Ends: 30.04.16

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Keeping our skin hydrated this winter!

Keeping our skin hydrated and moisturised is crazy difficult at this time of year. Central heating, icy winds, warm aircon, frosty mornings and open fires all conspire to drying out even the best kept complexions. Skin food in the form of non stripping cleansers, facial and body oils are your solution. Applying a fine layer of your chosen oil after gently cleansing and before creams will help to naturally moisturise and nourish, feeding your skin with Essential fatty acids (EFA’s) and all the Omegas required.

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Just as the winter chill has us layering our clothes we need to layer our skincare, little and often is better than once a day to keep the hydration. Wearing makeup prevents application more than morning and night time , but try cleansing and moisturising as soon as you get home and then once again before bed, see the difference an extra layer makes. We feed our body 3 times a day, so it makes sense to do the same for our skin. On that note, don’t forget to moisturise your whole body, don’t leave it for the pre beach panic!

We recommend the Jane Scrivner Dream Team – Nourishing Cleanser (£46) and Skin Elixir Daily Facial Moisturiser (£29) to give you the hydration you need at this time of year and Firm Believer Defining Body Serum (£49) to ensure you are always ready for the big reveal. Book in for the Ultimate De-Stress Face and Body treatment and you will leave feeling totally nourished, fully hydrated and completely relaxed (80 minutes £80).

These great products and treatments will be with us soon…

We look forward to making you feel fabulous!

Thank you for reading.

Wendy x

Source(s): Jane Scivner, Wendy O’Hare

New from Dermalogica. Introducing Hydrablur Primer.

Introducing hydrablur primer.


HydraBlur Primer is the ideal multi-tasking primer for all skin types conditions, particularly dry or dehydrated skin. This lightweight, non-greasy formula powerfully hydrates and transforms skin into an even surface with a dramatic ‘blurring’ effect. The result is a flawless canvas for make-up application – or naturally-radiant, make-up free appearance.

There are three main benefits in this one formula:

1. Intense moisturisation.

Sustained-release moisturisation locks in optimum hydration levels, helping decrease the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

2. Neutral coverage

A unique, micro-colour technology prevents shade shifting and releases bursts of colour upon application to provide light coverage, balance all skin tones and enhance skin radiance.

3. Pore-refining properties

Pore-refining properties reduce the appearance of pores without drying the skin.

For more information please call the salon or pop in. We’ll be more that happy to explain this fabulous product in greater detail.  Samples and testers available.

Thank you for reading!

Wendy x