are you ready for our annual end-of-the-year trip down memory lane? Grab a cup of hot tea, sit down on the sofa and relax with some of the best skincare posts from the past year:
My Skincare Routine: As a beauty blogger who focuses on skincare, I get asked what products I use and how I take care of my skin ALL the time. In this post, I finally reveal all my secrets.
Can You Get Sun Protection From Natural Ingredients?: No. That’s the short answer. To find out why lots of folks think it’s a jolly good idea and why they’re gonna bitterly regret it, read this.
Which Strength Of Retinol Do You Really Need?: Retinol is NOT negotiable. Not if you’re serious about antiaging. Its’s one of the few things that can REALLY reduce wrinkles. But, it can be irritating if you use too much too soon. So, which strength do you need to get all the awesome benefits without the nasty side effects? Check it out to find out (plus, the best products in which to find it).
8 Proven Tips To Make The Most Of Retinol (Even If You Have Sensitive Skin): Now that you know what strength of retinol you should use, check out these tips on how to use it properly. Your skin will thank you.
The Complete Guide To Skincare Boosters: These have been around for a while, but this year they’ve finally started to earn the popularity they deserve. They’re super concentrated little bottles of active ingredients that give your skincare routine the boost it needs to fight whatever woe you’re dealing with better and faster.
The Complete Guide To Facial Oil: Facial oils are all the rage now. Wonder why? Then, you must check it out. Especially if you have dry skin. They’ll be your new BFF this winter (and any other time your skin needs an extra moisturizing boost).
Parabens Alternatives: Which Ones Are Safe And Effective?: With so many alternatives available, why do so many brands still use parabens? Read this to find out.
The Complete Guide To Enzyme Exfoliants: Enzymes are the new kids on the exfoliating block. They’re said to be gentler than other exfoliants but still get the job done well. But, I’m not sold on them yet. Read the post to find out why.
Are Copper Peptides Better Than Retinoids?: Retinoids are the gold standard for anti-aging. But now some folks are saying copper peptides are giving them a good run for the money. Rumour has it, they may be even better. But is there any truth in it? Read the post to find out.
Do Peptides In Skincare Really Work?: Talking about peptides, they’re said to be the new miracle workers in the skincare world. Yet sceptics (and that includes some leading dermatologists) think they’re useless. So, who’s right? You’ll have to read this to find out.
What’s The Best Type Of Mask For Your Skin Type?: Sheet masks, clay masks, sleeping masks… Thanks to Korean skincare, face masks are enjoying a new wave of popularity. But do you know which type is best for your skin type? If you’re unsure, you may want to check this out.
The Problem With Cosmeceuticals (And Why I Use Them Anyway): Closer to drugs than cosmetics, cosmeceuticals are super powerful. They can deal with wrinkles, dark spots and dehydration more effectively than your usual skincare products. But, they can have some serious side effects. Approach with care. Check out this post to find out how.
When Life Gives You Lemons, Don’t Put Them On Your Skin: The internet is full of DIY recipes with lemon. “It brightens skin,” they say. Or, “it’s an amazing exfoliator”. BS. Lemon on your skin is a crappy idea that’ll leave your skin bruised and irritated. Don’t trust me? Check out this post then.
Which post was your fave? Which one helped you out the most? Let me know so I can give you more of it in the future!