Skin Supplements – Scam or Science?

Vitamin and mineral supplements: skin savior or scam?

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?

Essential Oil Dangers: Sensitization and Phototoxicity

I’ll be the first to admit that there’s nothing more soothing and homely than a beautiful aroma. Like the smell of fresh oranges and lemons while you’re baking dessert. Or a touch of calming lavender oil sprinkled on your pillow after a long day. Pleasant aromatic plants and essential oils as a whole are thought … Read more Essential Oil Dangers: Sensitization and Phototoxicity

All You Need to Know About Ceramides

Ceramides 101

Ceramides are an elusive ingredient – occasionally heard about, rarely seen, and even more rarely understood by the casual observer. But as by far one of the best moisturising ingredients out there, ceramides can and should be used by any and every body. They’re an important building block of skin and an ingredient that’s not … Read more All You Need to Know About Ceramides

Missha All-Around Safe Block Essence Sun Milk Review

Missha All-Around Safe Block Essence Sun Milk review

As you may know I’ve been using my holy grail fragrance-free Sunplay Superblock for coming up to 1.5 years now, and I love it. But it has its flaws. Namely the telltale white cast of zinc oxide and the slippery, siliconey, greasy feeling and shine it can leave behind. I sometimes reach for Biore UV Perfect … Read more Missha All-Around Safe Block Essence Sun Milk Review