Melano CC Intensive Anti-Spot Essence Serum Review

Melano CC Vitamin C Serum review

I’m so excited to be bringing you another highly anticipated review – we’re talking everything Melano CC serum: what’s in it, what’s it like, and whether it meets the hype or not. I freakin’ LOVE trying new products and especially new ingredients. This week’s review brings us both, with my first full experience with vitamin … Read more Melano CC Intensive Anti-Spot Essence Serum Review

Dove “Soap” Beauty Bar – A Good Face Wash for Acne?

Dove "soap" explanation

It’s the most popular and ubiquitous bar of soap in the world. Sorry, scratch that, the most popular and ubiquitous ‘beauty bar’ in the world. You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone on the globe who isn’t aware of Dove and, most especially, their Original Beauty Cream Bar/White Beauty Bar. The blue and gold packaging is … Read more Dove “Soap” Beauty Bar – A Good Face Wash for Acne?

Weleda Skin Food – My Thoughts on this Mega-Rich-Cream

Having some skin food

There’s nothing I love more than buying and trying a cult-favourite skin product. It feels like joining some sort of elite club of people who know the secret. Especially when the boujee-status product fits an affordable budget. And this skin cream in question today – Weleda Skin Food – definitely hits that sweet spot, as … Read more Weleda Skin Food – My Thoughts on this Mega-Rich-Cream

Water-Based Skin Care: Buying Guide + Recommendations

The what, why and how of water-based skin care

What does “water-based” mean? Skin care products usually contain a small amount of active, essential ingredients, and a whole heap of what’s called a base. A base is a cheap ingredient or blend of ingredients that’s easily tolerated by everyone’s skin, provides lubrication and a something for all the other ingredients to be diluted in. … Read more Water-Based Skin Care: Buying Guide + Recommendations

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