• What Is Mandelic Acid? The Essential Skincare Alphabet

    What Is Mandelic Acid? The Essential Skincare Alphabet

    Mandelic acid is an alpha hydroxy acid that is popular for treating acne and hyperpigmentation. However, you may know of many ingredients that do similar things. What makes this acid different? Read more about alpha hydroxy acids here. It’s also becoming more and more popular as a treatment for anti-aging topicals. So, what is mandelic […]
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  • What Does Mandelic Acid Do For The Skin?

    What Does Mandelic Acid Do For The Skin?

    What exactly is mandelic acid and why do people use it in their skincare?
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  • Mandelic Acid Vs Glycolic Acid

    Mandelic Acid Vs Glycolic Acid

    Mandelic acid vs glycolic acid is the first versus post I have done in months! I know you guys love these and I’m excited to be able to share this one with you, because you’ve been asking for this one for ages! The basic structure for these posts are simple. We will look into what […]
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  • What Is Citric Acid?

    What Is Citric Acid?

    Citric acid is a common AHA extracted from, you guessed it, citrus fruits. As it is an AHA, it has the ability to exfoliate skin. However, it can also be used to change the pH of a formulation. To be able to exfoliate skin, citric acid has to be formulated at a high concentration. Therefore, […]
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  • Acid Essentials

    Acid Essentials
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    Which acids you need in your routine right now! And they’re all less than £7.
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  • Is Glycolic Acid An AHA or BHA?

    Is Glycolic Acid An AHA or BHA?

    Welcome back to my series of quick fire skincare questions asked directly by you! Today is a super simple one to answer, is Glycolic acid an AHA or BHA? Glycolic acid is actually the most common type of AHA. It’s made from a widely available plant, sugar cane. Glycolic acid is a very effective exfoliant, and because […]
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  • 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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  • Hyaluronic Acid vs Salicylic Acid

    What’s the big difference?
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  • Azelaic Acid vs Mandelic Acid

    Azelaic Acid vs Mandelic Acid

    Azelaic acid vs mandelic acid, it’s time we delved into this comparison because they tend to be aimed at the same audience. Those suffering with sensitive skin. So, if they’re for the same people how do you differentiate between them? Today we are going to tackle just that. First, I’m going to break down what […]
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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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