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The ocean is what makes ishga products special. Our beautiful golden sands and turquoise waters are breathtaking, and our remote location means that the clear water and the plantlife that grows there is so abundant in vitamins and minerals, that it makes an amazing difference to your skin.
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April is stress awareness month, and has been for the past 29 years, since 1992. Today, it’s fair to say, we’re more stressed than ever, with busy, demanding lives and a global pandemic just to add to the load. We’re surrounded by noise that commands our constant attention and instant reaction, and unless we make a conscious effort to recognise the stress in our lives, our mental and physical health will suffer.
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At ishga, we care about nature. We’re firm believers in the power of natural skincare to heal, and we’re passionate about seaweed, and the unique ability it has to restore us.
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With a sigh of relief, we’re looking forward to the re-opening of spas in the UK. As we emerge from our homes and slowly return to a fuller sense of life and wellbeing, we’re remembering why massage is so good for us! Of course, we think our natural, organic ishga treatments are the best, but all professionally-delivered, regular massages work wonders.
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At ishga, our quest to deliver the healing power of the sea and bring you joy continues. We’re delighted to tell you of our latest partnership with Glasgow’s multi-award winning company Cutitronics, which means we can now analyse the health and condition of your skin at any time, using a clever ‘Fitbit’ style device.
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It’s March, and spring is starting to burst into life in the north of Scotland. The beautiful white beaches and turquoise waters of The Outer Hebrides are slowly warming with the spring sun, just a little bit, but with the promise of much more to come.
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We’re cooped up just now, and it feels like a long time since we’ve had a normal routine. Sometimes routines can be a drag, but they also keep us grounded and create good habits for the body and mind.
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We’d like to wish all our wonderful customers a very Happy New Year, and for everyone, we hope for a real breakthrough with the horrible restrictions we’re all facing.
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Organic skincare is all around us, and just like organic food, we’re told it’s so much better for us than other brands we might have trusted for years. We want to take a look at what makes it different. What makes it so special?
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We’ve all become used to lots of words and phrases related to the pandemic this year, but one that’s especially unwelcome is ‘maskne’. As the name suggests, maskne is localized acne or spots, caused by the coverings we have to wear to keep us safe.
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At ishga on the Isle of Lewis, we’ll have our usual longer nights and shorter days and enjoy bracing walks on the beach, with clean, fresh air and wide-open skies.
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There’s been much excitement in the international beauty industry for some time about the truly remarkable effects that vitamins and minerals can have on our bodies, and of course on our largest organ – the skin.
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