Tag: bhas

  • Your Guide To Polyhydroxy Acids (PHA) In Skincare

    Your Guide To Polyhydroxy Acids (PHA) In Skincare

    If you’re particularly into skin care, then your likely already exfoliating with alpha hydroxy acids and beta hydroxy acids but over the past year another three-letter acronym has been all the rage: PHAs. But what are they, and how do they differ from their alpha- and beta- counterparts? So, what are PHAs? Polyhydroxy acids (PHAs) are chemical exfoliants…

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  • AHAs vs BHAs

    AHAs vs BHAs
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    I made a very (like yesterday) recent discovery – I’ve never written a post solely about the difference between AHAs and BHAs. I have, of course, discussed this in separate posts like my acid posts but nothing dedicated to it specifically. That horrified me for two reasons; when I was a skincare novice I didn’t…

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  • The Best Exfoliating Masks of 2019

    The Best Exfoliating Masks of 2019

    I just thought I’d share some of my favourite exfoliating masks/overnight treatment kinda things since a few of you DM’d me recently wondering which one’s I’ve used and loved. There are only four but honestly you’ll probably find a firm fave somewhere in this small selection: The Ordinary AHA/BHA (yes it has a bit of both)…

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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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  • 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…

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  • Biologique Recherche: Everything you need to know

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    I was stumbling through my sister’s skincare collection when I found the, so proclaimed magical, p50 balancing exfoliator. I without hesitation tried it, expecting an overnight miracle but what I saw was far from. Really nothing had happened.  And as ANY reasonable person would have done I turned to Instagram to see if anyone else…

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