Tag: thoughts

  • The Ordinary vs Glossier: Lactic Acid

    The Ordinary vs Glossier: Lactic Acid
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    Before we get into this comparison I just want to highlight what lactic acid is, this so you know if you should even buy it at all . Lactic Acid is an alpha hydroxy acid that exfoliates the skin. Up to 10% lactic acid in a formulation can offer mild exfoliation. It works primarily on […]

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  • Skinformation: Keratosis Pilaris

    I knew I had to cover this skin condition at some point in this series because it effects 50-70 percent of the adult population and many don’t even know what this is. I know this because I have it and for years I had no idea what it was, how to treat it and how […]

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  • Peptides, Do They Really Keep Skin Young?

    Part four is here!

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  • Pixi Beauty Glow Tonic Review

    Pixi Beauty Glow Tonic Review
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    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) […]

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  • Review: Skinceuticals -Phloretin CF

    Review: Skinceuticals -Phloretin CF
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    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 […]

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  • Disodium EDTA

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    Found in – Omorovicza, Queen of Hungry mist Widely used in the cosmetic industry, working as a stabilizer, chelator (a binding agent that suppresses chemical activity) and preservative. Because of its metallic chelating activity, as it can counteract the adverse effects of hard water – water that has a high mineral count, generally formed when […]

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  • Stearic Acid

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    Found in Yu-Be moisturizing skin cream This waxy acid is found in a huge array of products that range from animal derivates to fragrance and of course skincare. It is indeed a fatty acid and its structure emphasis this, with the characteristic carboxylic acid group on the end and a long aliphatic, hydrocarbon chain. It […]

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  • A beginner’s guide to London

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    I know, I know! This is primarily a skincare blog but I have been coming to London for a long time now and I get SO many questions about where to go. I am by no means a real Londoner but I have been to London enough times to say I have eaten my way […]

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  • Review: Fur – oil to soften hair

    Review: Fur – oil to soften hair
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    Brand: FUR Skin type: Everywhere! And anyone How to use: Their signature oil prevents ingrown and softens hair. This versatile 100% natural oil can be used on any amount of fur whether you decide to remove it all, keep it all, or any option in between. An essential oil blend designed for pubic hair and […]

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  • Review: JooMo – Face Wash

    Review: JooMo – Face Wash
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    The all new exciting technology that could make face wash the next most important step in YOUR skincare regime.

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