Tag: ideas

  • The EU Commission Bans 25 New Skincare Ingredients

    The EU Commission Bans 25 New Skincare Ingredients

    The EU Commission has added 25 new skincare ingredients to its ban list. Here’s everything you need to know about them. Unlike brand marketing, this is not fear mongering. This post is essential to keep you up to date on what should and shouldn’t be in your skincare Regulatory bodies monitor skincare formulations and ingredient […]

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  • What Is Butylene Glycol And Why Is It Used In Skincare?

    What Is Butylene Glycol And Why Is It Used In Skincare?

    Butylene glycol has a bad rep. It’s considered a ‘drying and an irritating’ ingredient in cosmetics. So, today let’s break down whether this assessment is fair and what it’s actually used for. What is butylene glycol? In skincare, when we refer to butylene glycol we are specifically talking about 1,3-butylene glycol (1,3 refers to the […]

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  • The Glossier Skincare Quiz

    The Glossier Skincare Quiz

    Following on from The Ordinary Quiz, it made sense to introduce the Glossier skincare quiz. It’s a brand that’s equally famous and has a range of products which can be difficult to choose from. The way these quizzes work is simple. All you have to do is answer a few simple questions about your skin […]

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  • 3 Of The Best Dupes For Drunk Elephant’s Vitamin C Serum

    3 Of The Best Dupes For Drunk Elephant’s Vitamin C Serum

    Drunk Elephant’s Vitamin C Firma Day Serum is one of my favourite products of all time. The vitamin C it contains is very potent. It leaves you with a very slight tingling sensation and a glow that is unmatched. When the product first launched, it was an instant skincare sensation and had continued to hold […]

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  • TikTok Star, Mikayla Nogueira Launches First Makeup Collaboration with Glamlite

    TikTok Star, Mikayla Nogueira Launches First Makeup Collaboration with Glamlite

    Mikayla Nogueira is TikTok’s newest breakout star and now the 23 year old is launching her own beauty line. When the covid-19 pandemic hit, she was busy finishing her senior year at Bryant University. Then, along with the rest of the world her plans changed. Read more on covid-19 here. At home outside of Boston and […]

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  • SMR – 07.04.2020

    SMR – 07.04.2020

    How long has it been since I did a morning routine?!?! Quarantine taking me out of my laziness, who woulda guessed? Anyway, this is basically my morning skincare ft Dalgona coffee (obvy): @kiehlsuki – Daily Reviving Concentrate (almost finished but I LOVE this, will review soon!) And Vitamin C Eye Treatment @pixibeauty – Milky Tonic @skinceuticals_uki – Daily […]

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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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  • How Does Hyaluronic Acid Help Your Skin?

    How Does Hyaluronic Acid Help Your Skin?

    Hyaluronic acid has been dubbed a holy grail product by skincare gurus and brands a like for a long time but there is still some confusion over they way it works and whether it will work for all skin types/concerns? Here is some of the key things you should know about HA. What is Hyaluronic […]

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  • What Do Antioxidants Do For Your Body?

    What Do Antioxidants Do For Your Body?
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    The final part in my anti-aging series is here.

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  • My Favourite Hand Cream

    My Favourite Hand Cream

    It’s also in stock…

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