Get to know your skin

Get to know your skin

The tag line you’ll find on Science and Skincare and the reason why I began a blog. But what’s a tag line without justification? So here it is… Your skin’s importance cannot be mistaken – its the cloak that protects you at every stage of life. However, the scale at which it effects you psychologically […]

Review: Drunk Elephant – Vitamin C Firma Day Serum

Review: Drunk Elephant – Vitamin C Firma Day Serum

Brand: Drunk Elephant Skin type: Everyone How to use: In the morning, apply evenly to clean, dry face, neck, chest and back of hands. Tip: C-Firma™ contains pure l-ascorbic acid and is best when fresh, so use immediately and don’t stock up. After first use, may be stored in the refrigerator to help maintain its potent antioxidant activity and […]

In conversation with: Melanie Graves – the content producer behind Over Glow Edit

I was considering so many options for my next interview, when I decided to do a series on the skincare community on Instagram. I want to be able to ask questions that people want to ask to a community that has never been so popular and might very well be the next big thing.  Part […]

Skincare Thesaurus

Just a few words you should know by heart if you’re into skincare! Remember them on your next trip to your local skincare haven.      Hyaluronic Acid: The most loved moisture pumping ingredient, that can leave your skin looking much younger if used enough. It works deep in the skin’s layers to improve hydration […]

Review: Klairs – Midnight Blue Calming Cream

Brand: Klaris Skin type: Oily, acne prone and sensitive skin How to use: Gently apply a pea sized amount to your skin after cleansing and toning. Ideally used in the evening as the last part of your skincare routine Ingredients: Water, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Caprylic/Capric , Triglyceride, Centella Asiatica Extract, Sorbitan […]

Review: Pixi Beauty – Glow Tonic (glycolic acid toner)

Brand: Pixi by Petra Skin type: Dry, Normal, Oily skin How to use: Saturate a cotton pad with the tonic and sweep across face, neck and décolletage (avoiding eye area). Can be used AM and PM after cleansing. Ingredients: Water/Aqua/Eau, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Glycolic Acid, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Sodium Hydroxide, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) […]

Review: Pixi Beauty – Weylie Palette

I was gifted some gorgeous palettes from Pixi with their collaboration with Weylie!

Review: Skinceuticals -Phloretin CF

Review: Skinceuticals -Phloretin CF

Brand: SkinCeuticals Skin type: Acne-Prone Skin, Oily Skin, Combination Skin, Normal Skin How to use: Once in the morning after cleansing, place 4-5 drops in the palm of the hand. Using fingertips, apply to a dry face, neck and chest. Ingredients: Aqua / Water / Eau, Dipropylene Glycol, Alcohol Denat., Ascorbic Acid, Butylene Glycol, Triethyl Citrate, Phloretin, Ferulic […]

Review: Sunday Riley – Tidal

Review: Sunday Riley – Tidal

Brand: Sunday Riley Skin type: I have been looking for a place that tells me the skin types but can’t find one. However, I’d say it would be perfect for dry, sensitive skin. How to use: Apply to clean skin, twice a day. With continued use, hyperpigmentation spots are brightened. It can be patted on […]