“Holos in Wonderland!” interview with Niamh Hogan

The interview was published in Skins Matter on the 27th of July 2021 Holos translates as ‘entire’, or ‘whole’, in Greek. It’s a word that immediately stood out for holistic therapist Niamh Hogan when she came across it in a massage textbook back in 2003. More than a decade later, it...

“A touchy subject” – how to care for sensitive skin?

Holistic therapist and owner of Holos Skincare, Niamh Hogan, advises on caring for sensitive skinThe interview was published in Belfast Telegraph on the 10th of July 2021What does having sensitive skin actually mean?Sensitive skin is skin that is easily irritated and is reactive, but is a very broad term as...

Using Oil on your skin – Here’s the low down!

They are good for your skin. I promise. I hear all sorts of thing about using oils on your skin, especially your face, from "they block your pores" to " they leave a greasy residue" to "oils are bad for your skin". I want to dispel these myths and tell...

Why Holos Super Natural Activity range is a Skincare Savior?

The Super Natural Activity range bridges the gap between natural skincare & cosmeceutical skincare. It is created using 100% plant-based ingredients alongside scientifically proven plant actives (cosmeceuticals). It is also vegan, cruelty-free and eco-friendly. In short, Super Natural Activity harmonises Nature, Science and Consciousness. There are 4 products in the...

Cold Water Plunge

What would you do for a healthy challenge? Would you jump into the sea? I did! It was a bit of a coincidence.  I have read about this Iceman guy, Wim Hof. He says that breathing techniques, meditation and exposing your body to coldness will make you strong, happy and...

Have you heard about Hygge?

A clean house, beautifully decorated, lots of comfort food, candles everywhere, family together spending quality time. Sounds like Christmas, right? Danes made it a lifestyle by making the ordinary day extraordinary. Hygge is a Danish and Norwegian word for “a mood of coziness and comfortable conviviality with feelings of wellness...

My top three Holos products

Niamh asked me about my 3 favourite Holos products. Well, my bathroom shelf is very… pink. I do not like to have too many products. I like simple solutions that work. Do not get me wrong, I love trying and testing new things but the Japanese routine containing 17 steps...