• What Does Glycolic Acid Do To Your Skin?

    What Does Glycolic Acid Do To Your Skin?

    Glycolic acid is THE acid that started the chemical exfoliation craze way back when but there is still SO many questions about what it is and how it works. The thing that, I think, confuses people is that acids have the ability to completely transform your skin but you can’t actually see it happening. So, […]
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  • What Is Glycolic Acid? The Essential Skincare Alphabet

    What Is Glycolic Acid? The Essential Skincare Alphabet

    If you’ve been following me for a long time, you’ll know that glycolic acid is one of my favourite ingredients. When it came to picking an ingredient for letter G, the brainstorming didn’t take long. There are still so many people who are confused about this acid. Today, I’m going to attempt to create a […]
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  • The Kiehls Autumn Sale Is Here

    The Kiehls Autumn Sale Is Here

    You can now officially get a Kiehls product half price with the code ‘power duo’ when you buy any other product. It’s quite literally the perfect time to stock up on your faves, try something new or just treat yourself before the festive season fully takes over. The sale starts today and ends on the […]
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  • The Ordinary vs Glossier: Lactic Acid

    The Ordinary vs Glossier: Lactic Acid
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    Before we get into this comparison I just want to highlight what lactic acid is, this so you know if you should even buy it at all . Lactic Acid is an alpha hydroxy acid that exfoliates the skin. Up to 10% lactic acid in a formulation can offer mild exfoliation. It works primarily on […]
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  • The Ordinary Is Officially the World’s Most Popular Skincare Brand, Here’s What To Buy

    The Ordinary Is Officially the World’s Most Popular Skincare Brand, Here’s What To Buy

    The Ordinary is officially the world’s most popular skincare brand, according to a Lookfantastic study. Read more on The Ordinary. Lookfantastic’s Skinfluencer Index found that the Deciem owned brand has a global yearly search volume of 37,060,000. That’s a sh*t tonne of searches. They are so famed because of their winning combination of affordability + effectiveness. Before […]
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  • Mandelic Acid Vs Salicylic Acid

    Mandelic Acid Vs Salicylic Acid

    Acids are tricky game, that we can all agree on . Mandelic Acid Vs Salicylic Acid is a much requested post and I understand why. The notion of putting an ‘acid’ on your skin is pretty scary, especially if you’re new to the skincare game. Why would we do it, why are there so many […]
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  • Lactic Acid vs Retinol

    Lactic Acid vs Retinol

    For those of you who are extremely skincare savvy, this probably hasn’t crossed your mind BUT there is a large percentage of you searching this question right here! I see you and I wanna answer it for you. So, what the hell is the difference between lactic acid and retinol?
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  • Why Is Glycolic Acid Good For Your Skin?

    Why Is Glycolic Acid Good For Your Skin?
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    AHAs are one of the most well researched group of ingredients in skincare. Glycolic acid is a water-soluble alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that is derived from sugar cane. It’s also one of the most well-known and widely used alpha-hydroxy acids in the skincare industry. So, why exactly is it so popular?
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  • Anti-Aging Ingredients 3: Alpha Hydroxy Acids

    Anti-Aging Ingredients 3: Alpha Hydroxy Acids

    Part 3 in the ‘Science behind anti-aging’ series is here and this time we are delving into the world alpha hydroxy acids – one of the most talked about category of acids in recent years.
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  • Is Lactic Acid Stronger Than Glycolic Acid?

    Is Lactic Acid Stronger Than Glycolic Acid?

    So many acids, so little time to decide which one is right for you – so here is your cheat sheet. My posts about acids in skincare are by far the most popular one’s I’ve done. I believe that’s mainly because there is so much choice (very affordable choice at that) but not a lot […]
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