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Essie

I'm a 22-year-old Australian skin care addict who was on your side of the skin care struggle for too long. I'm sharing all the secrets to easy skin care that actually makes sense, so you don't have to blindly guess what will work for you! Let's make your routine a breeze.

CeraVe vs Cetaphil: A Clear Winner?

Battle of the brands: CeraVe vs Cetaphil
CeraVe and Cetaphil are possibly two of the most hyped-up “dermatologist recommended” skin care brands ever. Both are available pretty much everywhere, are super affordable, are no-frills and – frankly – really good. Even their packaging looks remarkably similar, with…

Is it Purging or a Breakout?

When new products actually cause more acne
We obviously reach for active ingredients to treat skin issues because we want to get rid of a skin problem. When the issue is textural – like closed comedones beneath the skin that won’t come out – the idea is…

Say Goodbye to Sallow Skin

Looking a little sallow? Why and how to fix it
Dull. Sickly. Grey. Pale. Tired. Lacklustre. If you thought of your own reflection in the mirror and cringed after hearing those words, you’re not alone. Everyone wants to be glowy, healthy, vibrant, and alive – and sallow skin that plagues…