If you asked me 6 months ago what a borage seed was, I would’ve stared blankly back at you. I didn’t know how to pronounce ‘borage’, let alone what it meant. (By the way, it’s pronounced “BORR-ij”, like ‘porridge’ or ‘forage’. If I’m being honest I said “bore-AHJ until this very moment when I looked … Read more Borage Seed Oil for Acne-Prone Dehydrated Skin
How many times do I have to say it? Stop. Using. Soap. On. Your. Skin. (Even if it’s ‘natural’.) This feels a little bit like I’m putting a huge target on my back. I’m know that I’m taking on a skin care behemoth and picking a metaphorical fight against a lot of people out there. … Read more Why African Black Soap Is Bad For Your Skin
Recently I’ve been struggling with my skin more than usual (think bumpy texture, dullness and huge pores) and I decided it was time to re-evaluate my products and incorporate some new things into my routine. Tons of moisturisation is still my key to success, but sometimes you have to bring in the big guns! After … Read more CosRX Review: AHA, BHA and Snails, Oh My!
I regularly loiter around The Ordinary in my local mall, scanning the shelves to look for the 100th time at their offerings. So in my last haul I bit the bullet and strayed a little from my usual purchases (and because I know you’ll ask, that’s Borage Seed Oil, Retinol in Squalane, Mandelic Acid, Alpha … Read more The Ordinary Buffet Serum Review
Botox injections have been on my bucket list for years – but probably not for the reasons you think. Why I wanted to get Botox I’ve had two major concerns with my appearance for well over 5 years. Overactive mentalis muscle in my chin Throughout my teen years I had fairly extensive orthodontic work, including … Read more Chin Botox: Road Test + Results
If you have Facebook or Instagram, skim through YouTube, are over the age of 20, or just live within 100km of an internet connection, you’ve probably been tempted by glistening promises of youthful skin with the latest miracle supplement. Often it’s a multi-level marketing type of arrangement, where people are bright-eyed and fast-fingered, eager to … Read more Skin Supplements – Scam or Science?