Hyaluronic acid vs Retinol

These two ingredients are key in maintaining healthy, glowing, youthful skin. They are both excellent ingredients if you are looking for a smoother, even complexion and for preventing aging. How do they achieve similar results if they aren’t the same, do you use one or can you use both? Can you use them one after […]

Get to know your skin

Get to know your skin

The tag line you’ll find on Science and Skincare and the reason why I began a blog. But what’s a tag line without justification? So here it is… Your skin’s importance cannot be mistaken – its the cloak that protects you at every stage of life. However, the scale at which it effects you psychologically […]

Lactic acid vs Salicylic acid

Lactic acid vs Salicylic acid

Two beloved acids for oily, sensitive skin but what makes them different? I know, I know. I’m sorry it’s taken so long to write another vs article but it’s here and it’s a great one. This one is an important one for me to write as I see salicylic and lactic acid being bunched together […]

What is Azelaic Acid?

I’ve been sucked in once again. It’s been all of two (nearly three) years since I last bought a product from The Ordinary but finally the time has come to once again experience the intelligent skincare that Deciem has to offer. And my first step back in is with the up and coming azelaic acid, […]

Review: Drunk Elephant – Vitamin C Firma Day Serum

Review: Drunk Elephant – Vitamin C Firma Day Serum

Brand: Drunk Elephant Skin type: Everyone How to use: In the morning, apply evenly to clean, dry face, neck, chest and back of hands. Tip: C-Firma™ contains pure l-ascorbic acid and is best when fresh, so use immediately and don’t stock up. After first use, may be stored in the refrigerator to help maintain its potent antioxidant activity and […]

Is David Sinclair right – Is resveratrol the miraculous molecule you need to combat anti-aging?

Their beacon of light in the creation of the “pot of hope” that is anti-aging products. David Sinclair is an award winning biologist who hails from Australia. In 2004 he became the founding director of Paul F. Glenn Laboratories for the Biological Mechanisms of Aging at Harvard. Also, in the same year he founded Sirtris […]

In conversation with: Namrata Kamdar – founder of Plenaire

In conversation with: Namrata Kamdar – founder of Plenaire

The UK’s answer to Glossier is FINALLY here. Here’s is what the founder had to say about launching her new brand. I did a lot of work on myself to get to a position of mental strength and create my own vision, brand and creative culture – that powers Plenaire.  Namrata on how she became […]

Do anti aging products work: the science behind the products

Ah one of life’s most unanswerable questions, well there may be a few more serious ones, but this is definitely up there. The concept of anti-aging in itself is quite perplexing, asking your body to change it’s natural inclination to getting older as you do. Well it would be quite a challenge for even the […]

Review: Sunday Riley –  Juno Antioxidant + Superfood Face Oil

Review: Sunday Riley – Juno Antioxidant + Superfood Face Oil

Brand: Sunday Riley Skin type: Dry, Normal, Oily skin How to use: Massage as needed into face and neck. You can also massage Juno onto your nails, focusing on your cuticles, or massage into the dry ends of your hair. Ingredients: RUBUS FRUTICOSUS (COLD PRESSED BLACKBERRY) SEED OIL, VACCINIUM CORYMBOSUM (COLD PRESSED BLUEBERRY) SEED OIL, […]

Polaar has landed in the UK

Polaar has landed in the UK

A sunny London morning in West London at the newest Farm Girl cafe in London can only mean one thing – a blogger breakfast is occurring: Arctic food was on the menu (like this arctic berry bowl) to celebrate the launch of Polaar skincare. If you live in Europe and I mean Europe – European […]