Miscellaneous

Skin Rehab Series: The Consultation (Part 0)

Skin Rehab Series: The Consultation (Part 0)

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 […]

How to Deal with Cold Sores

How to Deal with Cold Sores

There’s things in life that nobody wants but they’re unavoidable. One of the not-too-scary yet not-so-pleasant conditions that you can pick up along your lifetime are cold sores. Like periods or zits, cold sores seem to be able to sense when you need to look […]

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 Ways the Sun is Ageing You

The Ways the Sun is Ageing You

I recently came across a fascinating twin study all about ageing and which genetic and environmental factors have the biggest impact on perceived age. I wanted to know which features skin make you look old, and whether or not we can control them. What I […]

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 […]