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Hyaluronic Acid is everywhere. So what is it? Well firstly, it isn't an acid. It's a polysaccharide, a type of carbohydrate that naturally occurs in our tissues found most abundantly in our eyes. As we age its production begins to decline. Yes, well of course...

So we are all missing festivals this summer (what one are you missing most?) but as things are the way they are right now many of you will try camping this summer - no way...

Cancer treatments, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, are effective in treating cancer but can and do have many difficult side effects on your body. One of these side effects is the disruption of the skin barrier. The effects of radiotherapy treatment on the skin can vary from person...

As next weekend is a bank holiday weekend it?s a good time to get your body and skin hydrated in preparation! Even if you are not going to have an alcoholic drink anytime soon hydration is key to keeping skin supple and smooth. Hydration and moisture...

At?Element 8 we have a dilemma; to add a fragrance or not to our products.?We have been making our restorative and hydrating moisturiser without a fragrance as it fits our ethos ? fragrances can be problematic as they can?cause skin irritations, but women (and men)...

Oxygen is vital to sustaining life; without oxygen our cells are unable to carry out their function and die. At the same time though the process of oxidation is what causes disease and leads to ageing of our body. This?interesting?paradox?is one of the reasons I...

Preservatives are an essential component to any water-containing cosmetic product. Besides prolonging the shelf life of the product, their most important function is to prevent the growth of microbes. Formulating a product without them would be considered reckless as the risk of causing serious infections...

Hi, We wanted to use this, our first blog post, to communicate our dedication to?creating products that will nourish and protect your skin. It is very?important to us that our products improve the feel, vitality and appearance of your skin. Otherwise, for us there would be...

Skin health starts in your gut and our blog post today is all about probiotics. These are the good guys that live in our intestines preventing the bad guys from taking hold and making us sick. So they keep our digestive system healthy and have...

There are many things we can do to improve the health and appearance of our skin but here are 8?things you should consider if you want your skin to look and feel its best. Do share your own skin tips with us and other readers...