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 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?
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
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!