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How to Choose Between Benzoyl Peroxide or Salicylic Acid

How to Choose Between Benzoyl Peroxide or Salicylic Acid

They’re the two most-talked-about acne fighting ingredients on the market. They are both affordable, readily available, and effective – in fact, they both appear on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines. You know they’re great, but is one better than the other? And how […]

Why Your Products Are Pilling and Separating

Why Your Products Are Pilling and Separating

Picture this: you’re running late, trying to slap on some foundation before you head out the door, when suddenly the worst happens – you feel your skin start to ball up under your fingers. With each swipe, the product seems to rub off more than […]

How to Keep Skin Happy in Any Weather

How to Keep Skin Happy in Any Weather

As the weather changes, so does our lifestyle. We instinctively rotate our clothes, shoes and makeup, but many people don’t change their skin care wardrobe season after season. Let’s talk about why it’s important to use correct products and technique to adjust for changes in […]

Basic Lip Care: How to Look After Your Lips

Basic Lip Care: How to Look After Your Lips

Lips are like underwear – normally they go unnoticed, but if something is wrong and they’re uncomfortable it bugs you all day! Lacklustre lips are one of the first-world’s most whined about problems, yet we often don’t properly care for them until they’re cracked, burnt […]

Reviewing The Ordinary Mandelic Acid 10% + HA

Reviewing The Ordinary Mandelic Acid 10% + HA

As the acid craze keeps barreling along, I thought it about time I touch on another one of the powerhouse AHAs (alpha hydroxy acids) on the market. I’ve tried glycolic acid products in the past and talked about the benefits of various AHAs, but if the […]

How Air Pollution is Sucking the Life from your Skin

How Air Pollution is Sucking the Life from your Skin

If you live in a big city then you’re already familiar with it, and if you’re traveling to one you need to know about it. Air pollution can wreak havoc not only on your overall health but also your skin. First, let’s dive in and […]

Getting Glowy Skin: The Full Routine

Getting Glowy Skin: The Full Routine

Glowing skin is probably the #1 most coveted trend of 2018. Its ethereal and effortless vibe is synonymous with being healthy, young, fresh and happy. Maybe it’s because we associate clear and dewy skin with no makeup, warm weather and beach holidays. Personally I prefer […]

The Importance of Treating your Skin Delicately

The Importance of Treating your Skin Delicately

I want to talk about how we treat our skin. It’s easy to throw all the anti-acne creams, scrubs and peels in the world at your face and expect it to start looking better than ever. But skin is far more delicate than we sometimes […]

All You Need to Know About Ceramides

All You Need to Know About Ceramides

Ceramides are an elusive ingredient – occasionally heard about, rarely seen, and even more rarely understood by the casual observer. But as by far one of the best moisturising ingredients out there, ceramides can and should be used by any and every body. They’re an […]

Where to Save and Spend Your Skin Care Budget

Where to Save and Spend Your Skin Care Budget

Are more expensive products ever worth it? I’m a firm believer that anyone can build an affordable skin care routine that’s super effective and great. But if you’ve got the cash, why not use it? The trick is knowing where to put that extra budget […]