Author: Nicole Taylor

Seasonal Skin SOS

Colder weather and indoor heating can play havoc with your skin and even aggravate existing problems. But help is at hand from your Pharmacist. Some health problems are worse during the winter than at other times of the year, and dry skin is one of them. The fact is that the weather can affect your skin, especially when it turns cold. One of the problems is that humidity levels in winter are much lower than during the summer, even on rainy days. And when the humidity is very low, it can extract moisture from the skin, making it feel...

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Meet Your Pharmacist – Francesca

What made you want to be a pharmacist? How long have you been a pharmacist? I initially wanted to become a pharmacist because I wanted to help people. I quickly found out that I loved helping customers and the job really suited me and I take pride in giving them the best care I can. I trained and worked as a pharmacist for five years in Italy before moving to London three years ago. After my move I had to do my exams and documents again, as well as learning the different laws in the UK. What was the...

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Ask Your Pharmacist Week – Your great experiences in our pharmacies

As part of Ask Your Pharmacist Week, 6th to the 13th of November, we want to celebrate what makes pharmacies great – our healthcare team! That’s why we’ve spoken to five customers’ who’ve told us about the excellent experiences they’ve had at one of our pharmacies across the country. The first member of our healthcare team that our customers have told us about is Halay Bazgar from one of our pharmacies in Reading. “Halay is always happy, friendly and will go the extra mile for all her customers. I fell over near your chemist and cut my head, it...

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Tired All The Time?

If you’re feeling low on energy all of the time, there are a few things that could be causing it. Here are some of the reasons that you could be feeling tired. Not getting enough sleep is usually the most common reasons you might be feeling tired during the day. But there are other reasons you could be feeling worn out. There are some medical conditions that can make you feel tired, including anaemia, underactive thyroid, or a chronic infection. Some other causes of tiredness you may not have heard about include:  According to the Royal College of...

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By Invitation Michael Bublé – Perfumer Q&A with Karine Dubreuil-Sereni

Tell me about the fragrance By Invitation that you’ve created for Michael Bublé? My name is Karine Dubreuil-Sereni and I was the lead perfumer who created the By Invitation fine fragrance on behalf of Michael Bublé. The team and I met with Michael initially and discussed how fragrance was crafted and recommended some ingredients for him to try – to establish some likes and dislikes. We then worked together to create something truly special he’d be happy to have his name on, and more importantly, create a fragrance so beautiful, the way he would love a woman to smell....

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