Green People Scent Free Sun Lotion for Sensitive Skin & Rosacea – REVIEW

Finding sun lotion for my rosacea skin has been such a trial in the past. I have tried many different types, from natural sun lotions to more chemical rich lotions meant for sensitive skin, and most of them cause further flair ups and increase my sensitivity. Generally when I go into the sun, if I sunbathe, my skin goes red almost immediately. I get this sore burning feeling and people…

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Rosacea and Shame

As a teenager I had quite bad acne, but rosacea did not come until my late twenties after my father died. I know that many people try to treat rosacea with a chemical or cream-based approach, and I did the same for some time so desperate was I to be rid of this condition. Alas nothing worked consistently until I realised that rosacea is not simply a ‘one-size fits all’…

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Rio Rosa Mosqueta Oil – Product Review On Rosacea Skin

  A short while ago I received a sachet of amazing day and night cream from RioRosa.Co.uk I adored the cream as my skin felt it was receiving a sumptuous bath in skin food, so I I took a look around their site and discovered they also did a pure 100% rosehip oil. I had read amazing reviews of this, a little on how it had supported rosacea skin but…

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Living With Rosacea – More Than Just Skin Deep

Not long after my father died I began to experience rosacea. Not as intense as some rosacea sufferers but it was very noticeable. And as it was mainly one one cheek it did not look like I was blushing but like I had something wrong with my face.   It has felt so embarrassing in the past. Sometimes it is really red and I get cystic acne over the redness.…

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Love The Skin You’re In – Rosacea

I have felt drawn to write this post for sometime now for people who suffer from adult acne, primarily that of acne rosacea. I will add some before and after photos onto this blog soon but wanted to highlight some ways of clearing this difficult skin experience. Four years ago I began to get serious acne rosacea. It began with some lumpy acne on my cheeks and escalated to large…

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Becoming Body Positive For The First Time

Finding My Beauty Amongst The Ugly Voices In My Head So, in my forties I’m starting to unravel shame – body shame. Like many women, I’ve spent most of my life trying to fit in with the ‘ideal’, from seeing Disney princesses as a child, to airbrushed magazines and ‘perfect’ bodies in movies and TV, my body was slowly over time internally shamed by me. Brainwashing begins early on for…

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This Is What Happened When I Took CBD Oil For Anxiety

CBD oil, otherwise known as cannabis oil (cannabidiol) is really huge now as more and more people are finding out about it. I read in awe at how many people were getting benefits (many of my friends included), but a part of me was very sceptical too. I used to a be a marijuana user in my college days, not a lot, but the occasional smoke, but I was often…

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No Added Sulphites Wine, Is It Better? Competition and Review

No Added Sulphites Wine, Is It Better? Competition and Review Hey there and welcome to ‘not dry-January’ at Kelly Martin Speaks. I prefer to drink in moderation all year round so no dry January in this household and anyhow organic wine and liqueurs never seem to have the awful side-effects other drinks have for me. As someone who tends to go red in the face at your usual supermarket non-organic…

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G is for GRIEF

For those of you who know grief, you will need no explanation, but those who are yet to experience the heart-wrenching grief of losing a loved one to death or separation in some other way may like to follow my journey through grief. My earliest experience of grief due to the death of a loved one took place when I was 16 years old. My nanna died (grandmother) and several…

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Review: Rio Rosa Mosqueta Cleanser & Firming Serum

As many of you who follow my blog will know from my posts, I have experienced skin issues in my life so far including acne and rosacea. Having sensitive skin sucks big time and finding the right products to match such sensitive skin can be a challenge. My own rosacea has been soothed dramatically and calmed down a lot since using Rio Rosa Mosqueta Rosehip Seed Oil  and I do find…

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