Miscellaneous

Winter 2018 Shelfie: Updated Skin Care Routine

Winter 2018 Shelfie: Updated Skin Care Routine

Looking for some skinspiration? Since my last post about my routine, my skin care product collection has grown a lot as I’ve found more and more things that work well for me. I want to show off the current lineup of products that are getting […]

Skin Rehab: The Consultation

Skin Rehab: The Consultation

This new Skin Rehab series will document my experience and results using in-office treatments to level up my skin game, as well as explaining the science behind the treatment method and comparing the cost, convenience and results to the at home options. In this first […]

An Open Letter to Men Seeking Skin Care Advice

An Open Letter to Men Seeking Skin Care Advice

You don’t need special treatment – and that’s a good thing Please note that this post is relevant to anyone who feels like they don’t fit the stereotype of who skin care is “for” – not just men. If you’ve ever felt the need to […]

Love the Skin You’re In – Coming to Terms with Imperfection

Love the Skin You’re In – Coming to Terms with Imperfection

At this time of year with Valentine’s day around the corner (but also year-round) there’s a real pressure to be in love. Don’t get me wrong – I LOVE love. It’s a wonderful feeling knowing that somebody thinks you are great unconditionally and wants to […]

My Favourite Self Tanners

My Favourite Self Tanners

If you’ve been reading for a while you might know by now that I’m a very pale person. I love being pale, I think it’s a unique look and it suits me. But when the warm weather rolls around (like it is now in Australia) […]

New Year’s Skin Care Resolutions

New Year’s Skin Care Resolutions

Happy new year! I hope that everything you’ve been working towards comes to fruition this year, you make many good memories and move on from the past. If one of your goals is to up your skin care game in 2018, here are some skin […]

In-Flight Skin Care Tips – How to Fight Dehydration

In-Flight Skin Care Tips – How to Fight Dehydration

I’ve been lucky enough to travel to many wonderful cities and countries in my life thus far. But one thing I cannot stand is the dry, recycled plane air that wreaks havoc on my skin. If you’ve ever been in a plane before, you’ll know […]

The Myths About Mineral Oil in Skin Care

The Myths About Mineral Oil in Skin Care

Mineral oil is the ingredient that gives us baby oil, Vaseline and more. It’s a highly occlusive ingredient that’s chemically inert, making it amazing as a final routine step. It’s derived from the refinement process of crude oil to make gasoline and other petroleum products. […]

Skin Care as Self Care: Safe DIY Ways to Pamper Yourself

Skin Care as Self Care: Safe DIY Ways to Pamper Yourself

As I mentioned in my Skin Care + Depression post, I think skin care is a great tool for self care. It’s fun, relaxing, and really offers tangible self improvement.  But unfortunately, a lot of the DIY at-home spa day guides out there on the […]

5 Must-Have Items to Pack for Your Next Camping Trip

5 Must-Have Items to Pack for Your Next Camping Trip

If you were to ask me what my happy place is, I’d describe to you a pristine beach on a clear summer’s day, viewed from the picnic blanket outside my camping tent. I’d be with my boyfriend, eating nibbles and drinking iced tea. The birds […]