reviews

  • the ordinary glycolic acid toning solution

    If You Must Use A Toner, Make It This One

    My bad. I’ve been raving about The Ordinary Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution for more than a year now. I’ve told you it’s a dupe for Pixi Glow. But I haven’t done a proper review yet. Time to fix that, me thinks. Here’s what this toning exfoliant did for me. But first, the sciencey bits (cos […]

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  • best oil blotting paper

    What Are The Best Oil Blotting Sheets?

    My skin isn’t particularly oily. Yes, I have an oily t-zone, but over the years I developed a skincare routine that keeps the extra sebum and shine under control. Until summer comes around. Then, my sebaceous glands go into overdrive, turning my face into a slick mess. When that happened in winter, I just dusted […]

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  • caudalie best skincare products

    FAVE FIVE: THE BEST OF CAUDALIE

    Kudos to Caudalie for putting resveratrol on the skincare map in the 90’s. If you wanted to get your beauty fix before that, you had to drink a glass of wine. That’s a great excuse for a drink, isn’t it? Unless you’re a boring teetotaller like me – then resveratrol snubbed you. Well, that’s all […]

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  • blithe pressed serums

    Do You Need A Pressed Serum?

    Do you need a pressed serum? Made famous by Blithe, pressed serums are a hybrid between a serum and a moisturiser. Because why use two products when the one will do? I love the versatility of pressed serums, but are they really enough? Can you really combine these steps together and call it a day? […]

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