Milk of Magnesia is a Great Primer That’s Terrible for Your Skin

Why you shouldn't use Milk of Magnesia as a primer

You’d be forgiven for thinking I must be lying if I told you that only a little while ago, everybody was clambering to put laxatives on their face. But, believe it or not, over the past 10 years, tons of influential people have touted the “incredible” results they get from using Milk of Magnesia as … Read more Milk of Magnesia is a Great Primer That’s Terrible for Your Skin

The Problem with Rodan & Fields + Alternative (Better) Products

Why you shouldn't use Rodan & Fields (and what to use instead)

You could say I’m not a huge fan of multi-level marketing (MLM) businesses as a whole. I know I could ruffle some feathers saying this, but I feel this way for many reasons. Unethical practices like false income statements, improper employment contracts, misleading financial advice and poor customer and employee service. Pressure to use immoral … Read more The Problem with Rodan & Fields + Alternative (Better) Products

AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution Review (The Ordinary)

The Ordinary AHA + BHA Peeling Solution review

If you aren’t a hardcore skin care fan like I am, then the name and appearance of The Ordinary AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution might scare you. “AHA” and “BHA” sound more like exclamations that ingredients, should you face ever really be ‘peeling’, and oh, did I mention the BRIGHT BLOOD RED colour … Read more AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution Review (The Ordinary)

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 uninspiring blue, green and white labels and sans-serif fonts, and their names even sound the … Read more CeraVe vs Cetaphil: A Clear Winner?

Retinol 1% in Squalane by The Ordinary – Deep-Dive Review

The Ordinary Retinol 1% in Squalane review

It’s time we recap some basic human biology. Every cell in your body is part of a fine-tuned machine: sending thousands of signals, molecules and energy all over the place to keep things chugging along. Your DNA acts as an instruction manual for the production line of new cells, outlining how they should be made. … Read more Retinol 1% in Squalane by The Ordinary – Deep-Dive Review