The Benefits of Alpha-Lipoic Acid + Review

The Ordinary Alpha Lipoic Acid review

There’s a new kid on the block when it comes to trendy and groundbreaking skin care science. Which makes me, as a certified skin care geek, extremely excited. Lately, I’ve been hearing all about Alpha-Lipoic Acid (or ALA for short) and how this amazing ingredient does, well, everything. I want to look a little deeper … Read more The Benefits of Alpha-Lipoic Acid + Review

Ultimate Guide to Antioxidants In Skin Care Products

Antioxidants and free radicals

Antioxidants. Probably the most wide-spread anti-ageing hit ingredient, and somehow they’ve managed to stick around in our formulas unchanged for ages as other trends came and went I’d hazard a guess that the average person doesn’t really know what an antioxidant is or does, especially not in relation to their skin. So what makes antioxidants … Read more Ultimate Guide to Antioxidants In Skin Care Products

The Ordinary Colours Serum Foundation: A Detailed Review

The Ordinary Colours Foundation review

(Alternate title: Serums & skin care & shade ranges, oh my!) I was walking around my local shopping centre last week when I rounded a corner only to suddenly see a new The Ordinary store. Guys, I’m not kidding when I say I was PUMPED. I’ve been using the ordinary for over 6 months now, … Read more The Ordinary Colours Serum Foundation: A Detailed Review

My Experience and Review of Mizon AHA 8% Peeling Serum

Mizon AHA 8% Peeling Serum review

It seems that recently Australia has been finally catching up with the rest of the world in the skin care game. As such, it shouldn’t have shocked me to walk into my local Mecca Maxima and see Mizon products. But I’m not going to lie, I squealed in excitement. I’ve wanted to try Korean skin … Read more My Experience and Review of Mizon AHA 8% Peeling Serum

The Myths About Mineral Oil in Skin Care

Mineral oil: why the bad rap?

Mineral oil is the core ingredient that gives us so many staple products like baby oil, Vaseline and more. It’s a highly occlusive (water-blocking) ingredient that’s also chemically inert, meaning it doesn’t react with skin or other products. This makes it amazing as a final routine step, especially at night, to seal in all the … Read more The Myths About Mineral Oil in Skin Care