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Karen J.- On Skin Care

Karen J. columnist and skin care expert writes beauty around the world

Anti-ageing Skincare for Health & Wellbeing Magazine

I only ever recommend products that I personally use and as I have sensitive skin I can't use retinol or stronger solutions, but here are my favourites as requested by Health & Wellbeing magazine. It's good to have a break from your regular products as skin likes a change, but whatever you choose use it twice a day, nothing will work if it stays on the bathroom shelf! Drink plenty of water to keep your body and skin hydrated and remember to look after your hands they are the true indicators of our age! Karen J.

Mail Online – What Do Royals Hands Say About Their Personalities and Lifestyles

That Prince Charles grips others hands tightly when meeting them  only reinforces that he is kind, caring and interested in others. The Duchess of Cornwall has some age-spots but they are of a light tone she almost certainly looks after her hands with hand cream! Read More: MailOnline  

How To Prevent Ageing Hands for MSN Lifestyle

When it comes to skin care regimes most of us invest time in preventing wrinkles on the face and neck, but what about our hands? As we get older the hands are one of the first places to develop age spots and lines, with the thinner becoming thinner. Read my top tips in MSN Lifestyle magazine for keeping hands in optimum condition - How To Prevent Ageing Hands


Beauty is not just about how we look but also how we feel, skin is the largest organ in our body and plays an important part in our barrier and immune systems. Keep your skin soft and supple for comfort and wellbeing.

Vows and Venues – Have Perfectly Smooth Hands On Your Wedding Day

You will always remember your wedding day, the dress, the venue, the flowers but the first touch of your husbands hand will be implanted in your memory forever. Hands have the ability to transmit emotions from love to pain. The human touch triggers the release of oxytocin aka 'the love hormone' in our brain, which is the most recognised form of touch. Read more -  Vows and Venues Have Perfectly Smooth Hands On Your Wedding Day

BEYOND FABULOUS – Janey Meets SEAMS Karen J. Gerrard

I've always loved a good hand cream and as we get older our skins thin, we need a really effective one. I was introduced to the magical SEAMS Hand Cream and was so impresses I got in touch with their founder Karen to chat beauty, business and ageing with style! Read more - Beyond Fabulous Janey Meets  Karen J.  

BRITISH TELECOM – 6 Easy Tips To Age-Proof Your Hands

"We can't stop the ageing process but we can slow it down. The key to this is by moisturising morning, noon and night with SEAMS Hand Cream. Morning to keep your skin soft, supple and protected, midday to smooth and soothe dry skin and give your hands a boost in whatever they are doing, at night to aid the healing process, skin heals when you sleep and it's probably the only time your hands get time off!" Read more - 6 Easy Tricks To Age-Proof Your Hands

WE ARE THE CITY – Inspirational Women – Interviews Karen J. Gerrard

        We Are The City interviews our fonder Karen J. Gerrard as one of their inspirational women. Read what inspired Karen J. to start SEAMS, learn a new business, what she would change for women in the workplace, and what the future holds for SEAMS. Learning a new business - 'Seek an you shall find' has been my mantra, I've been blessed and have met some wonderful people along the way who have guided me, many of whom I work with today. Working alone - was one of the hardest aspects at the beginning, it gets very lonely and having no-one to bounce ideas off is hard. I joined a number of  beauty networking groups, speaking with others was informative and gives renewed energy. I still have regular catch-ups with other women, and give each other inspiration and pass on contacts. To read more follow the the link - WE ARE THE CITY HQ - Supporting women in their careers helping firms develop female talent.      

BE YOUR OWN MEETS Karen J. Gerrard

BE YOUR OWN is a digital media & news company dedicated to inspiring young women in business. Read their interview with our founder Karen J. Gerrard about whats its like to start your own business, and her tips to others. Read more: Be Your Own Meets Karen J. Gerrard