Doctor of medicine, medical herbalist and renowned skin expert, Dr Mariano Spiezia has been considered the father of the organic beauty movement in Britain, helping to establish the first organic beauty standards with the Soil Association back in 2001 with his first skincare company. He has been voted by the beauty industry as one of the top 25 “Who’s who in natural beauty” in 2012, 2013, 2015 and again in 2016 for his consistent contribution with Inlight Beauty & Wellness. With a passion for science, alchemy and alternative medicine, Dr Spiezia actively takes part in discussions, research and contributions to both scientific and beauty fields.
Fragrances have exerted a magical influence throughout history, from the use of oud and incense in ancient civilisations to the global brand campaigns of today. Is it any wonder that, as medical herbalist Dr Mariano Spiezia reminds us, there is a potent link between scent and memory
Across the globe, communities have used medicinal plants for hundreds of years, with everyday practices often wreathed in tradition. While we now know that many therapeutic flora owe their powers to certain chemical constituents, there remain hundreds of species yet to be studied in depth
Our bodies can suffer after the festive excesses of food and drink and disrupted sleep patterns, as a quick glance in the mirror on the first of January may have shown. Dr Mariano Spiezia, creator of Inlight Beauty, explains how to keep skin healthy
In the late 1970s little was made of the link between health, diet and lifestyle, and the term ‘prevention’ was not used in the way it is today. Dr Spiezia spoke to Sublime about his life in natural healing.