Alumier Skin Experts / June 4, 2018

My sister always wanted to follow in our mum’s footsteps. Mum is Jane Hiscock, the author of the VTCT Beauty Therapy NVQ. I was never interested in therapy, I…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

Adults can get acne in their 30s, 40s and 50s, and some will even develop it for the first time as an adult (referred to as adult-onset acne). Acne affects 25% of men and 50% of women at some point in their adult…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

Hinokitiol, otherwise known as Beta-Thujaplicin, is an organic compound extracted from the oils of the western red cedar tree. It was discovered in the 1930s by…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 19, 2016

What are bacteria? Bacteria are single-celled organisms found inside and outside the body. Many bacteria are not harmful, and some are indeed helpful. However, many…