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There is no doubting the relaxing and restorative benefits that come with getting a massage. But what happens to your body while you are getting one? We look at the mental and physical benefits of enjoying a massage and discover how important they are for self care. 
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Healthy, nourished skin is always in. ‘Glass skin’ is the current trend building on this aspiration for the ultimate glow, originating from K-Beauty (Korean Beauty) stars and has now racked up millions of views on TikTok. K-Beauty is all about working with high efficacy products, natural ingredients and layering to achieve that poreless dewy look – something we can get on board with at ishga!
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We all know the benefits exercise can have on the mind and body but sometimes breaking out in a sweat can lead to our skin becoming congested and irritated. Read on to find out how you can keep your complexion glowing post exercise! 

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Our skin is a wonderful thing. Not only is it the largest and heaviest of the body’s organs, but it also does an amazing job of multi-tasking, from protecting us against bacteria to being a thermostat and regulating our temperature. On one inch of skin there are approximately 19 million cells! 
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A quick and convenient fix for 'cleansing' late at night, face wipes are often too tempting to reach for.⁠ 
 
But the truth is that they are not good for your skin or the environment. They don't properly cleanse and lift the dirt from your skin, which can lead to clogged pores. Many face wipes also have chemical preservatives and fragrances in them that can irritate the skin.⁠ 
 
Wipes are often flushed down the toilet which means they end up in our seas, and if going to landfill they can take over 100 years to decompose.⁠ 
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ishga is proud to be Organic Certified by the Soil Association; an accreditation which means we have passed a certification process and met strict standards which promise that organic ingredients are used in our products whenever possible. 
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Whether your skin type is sensitive or not, all skin can feel sensitive at times. External factors like pollution, the weather, diet and ingredients found in some beauty products can cause skin to feel tight, itchy or inflamed. 

Here are ten simple steps you can try to help prevent any flare ups and keep your skin soothed and protected. 

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You will most likely have heard of hyaluronic acid as it has become a popular skincare buzzword over recent years. To understand it’s importance, let’s dive into what it really is; a natural substance found in the skin which assists in hydration, maintenance, and cell regeneration.
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Whether you prefer baths or showers, it’s something we do every day without a lot of thought. However, there are in fact a lot of benefits, both mental and physical, to bathing that are often overlooked. If you’re lucky enough to have a bath, it’s a great way to clear the mind and enjoy some me-time, with added health benefits. Today, we’re looking at exactly what bath time does for your body and mind. 
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Lus Nan Laogh (Lus-Na-Loy) is a healing tonic made form bogbean that has been keeping Hebrideans healthy for generations. Infused into our legendary spring water, it creates an ingredient that is highly effective in healing inflammatory skin conditions.
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For many, makeup is a daily routine, for others it is something done for special occasions and nights out. There is no denying the confidence boost makeup can give, not to mention the fun of creating new looks or buying new products. But if you use makeup daily, no matter what your age or lifestyle, it’s good to give your skin a breather and go make-up free for a day or two every now and again.  
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Rosacea (roe-ZAY-she-uh) is a skin condition that mainly affects the face and is usually more common in women than men. It leads to blood vessels becoming more visible, causing blushing or flushing of the skin. The condition may also cause small pus-filled bumps to appear, which can be mistaken for acne. Flare ups can last from weeks to months and then disappear for a while. Although there is no cure for rosacea, there are treatments and lifestyle factors that may help to control and reduce the flare-ups. 
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