Brand: Kiehls Skin type: Combination How to use: Apply 2-3 drops of Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate on cleansed skin. Gently press fingertips to cheeks, forehead, and chin to evenly distribute the application before gently massaging it into the skin. Can be worn alone or under moisturiser. I always […]
Brand: Origins Skin type: Dry, Normal, Oily skin How to use: The way I use it is by cleansing my skin at night and then applying this all over my face, apart from the under eyes. The reason for this is the first time I used it with […]
Brand: Pommade divine Skin type: Sensitive skin – Can be used to treat serious skin condition such as eczema or psoriasis. How to use: Cleanse skin and apply as needed to itchy, dry skin and cuticles. Ingredients: Lanolin, Olus Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Parfum (Fragrance)*, Jojoba Esters, […]
The second part to my history of skincare series takes us to ancient China. I’ve always associated China with beauty because of the known fact that eastern countries have excellent skincare regiments, especially northern Asia where they strive to look as youthful and bright as possible. They are […]
Want to try Glycolic acid? I’ve tried the two best in the market for you..
This is not to necessarily a comparative but rather a list of the benefits that both can give to your skin. I am a big believer in acids for all skin types because both oily and dry skin is a sign of dehydration and I swear by properly […]
Ever wondered how it all started?
Should you buy your skin care online? – why the experience is just as important as the product and why you should ALWAYS buy you products in the store.
Why it is imperative to get interactive with your skincare.
Used in skincare as an antioxidant because of their Vitamin E activity. There are four types of tocopherol; alpha (the most antioxidant), beta, gamma and delta. There amount of likeness to Vitamin E depends on the number of methyl groups they have attached to the first benzene ring. The more […]
Brand: Estee Lauder Skin Type: Suitable for all but best for oily/acne prone How to use: Apply to clean skin avoiding eye area Ingredients: Salicylic Acid 0.5% Inactive Ingredients: Water/Aqua/Eau, Dimethicone, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, PPG-14 Butyl Ether, Acetyl Glucosamine, Sucrose, Isodecyl Neopentanoate, Steareth-21, Glycine, Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, […]