Brand: Kiehl’s Skin type: All types How to use: Cleanse skin thoroughly prior to application. Apply Hydro-Plumping Re-Texturizing Serum Concentrate into the palm of your hand and then smooth over entire face and neck. Ingredients: Aqua/water, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Propanediol, Dimethicone/ PEG- 10/15, Cross polymer, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Sodium Chloride, Phenoxyethanol, Butylene Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Sodium Citrate, p-Anisic […]
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 apply alone I always wake up glowing […]
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 a cream it congealed and felt like […]
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, Styrax Benzoin Resin Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) […]
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 very big on a simple and regular […]
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 cleaning your skin and then adding hydration […]
Ever wondered how it all started?
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 methyl groups there are the more antioxidant properties they have.