Do anti aging products work: the science behind the products

Ah one of life’s most unanswerable questions, well there may be a few more serious ones, but this is definitely up there. The concept of anti-aging in itself is quite perplexing, asking your body to change it’s natural inclination to getting older as you do. Well it would be quite a challenge for even the […]

The Kiehls cannabis product everyone has been waiting for. It’s here.

The Kiehls cannabis product everyone has been waiting for. It’s here.

I have been dying to get pen to paper (or rather fingers to keypad) for the past week and a half. Or since when Kiehls launched a very special, new product: Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil Herbal Concentrate. Kiehl’s, after a long while of waiting, have finally added to their trusty concentrate crew. In fact, you […]

Glycolic acid vs Salicylic acid

You cannot turn a corner in your local go to beauty store without bumping into a product that has acid in it. They’ve always been there but thanks to the skinfluencer community their popularity has grown by huge amounts. And for good reason – they perform almost immediately. If you’ve never used acid on your […]

Kiehls have reformulated Ultra Facial Cream

Kiehls have reformulated Ultra Facial Cream

I was about 17 when I first stumbled across the ultra facial cream and I thought it was the only thing I would ever find useful for my ultra dry skin. Little did I know the vast array of lotions and potions that would consume my life as soon as I hit 19. And unfortunately, […]

In conversation with: Sharmili – founder of Sharmtoaster

One of the OG skincare Instagram bloggers who I have loved/been obsessed with for a very long time. Her photography and Photoshop skills are something to envy and oh that I do – on a regular basis. To me, Sharmili is a huge inspiration because she effortlessly manages and maintains a useful Instagram account. Hence, this […]

In conversation with: Christina Kassi: the girl behind Beaute Defile

A beauty blogging interview series could not be complete without a conversation with one of the fastest grown beauty accounts I have seen grow on Instagram. Christina Kassi is the girl behind all the fabulous shots and I wanted to know more about what it is that got her into the position she has grown […]

Biologique Recherche: Everything you need to know

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 […]

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: 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 […]