antiaging skincare

  • gold in skincare

    Gold In Skincare: Is It Worth Its Weight?

    Did you know Diane De Poitiers was 20 years older than her royal lover, King Henry II of France? Yet, they looked the SAME age. Her secret? Gold. Diane drank a cuppa every day. Gold is the same shiny colour as the sun and, like the sun, it was thought to give you life. Youth. […]


  • the best antiaging routine for dry and aging skin

    Does Dry Skin Cause Wrinkles?

    If you have dry skin, you get deeper wrinkles than your oily-skinned pals. That’s a fact. But is it dry skin that causes wrinkles? Does the fact you’re born with it or have developed it at some point cursed you to age before your time? Not really. Here’s why: Why Dry Skin Does NOT Cause […]


  • why retinol in a jar is a bad idea

    Why You Shouldn’t Buy Retinol Products Packaged In Jars

    I don’t get it. Would you buy a delicate designer dress that’s “dry clean” only and throw it in the washing machine? Of course not. You know that’s like throwing $1000 down the toilet. *shudders* Yet that’s exactly what you’re doing when you’re buying a retinol cream packaged in a jar. Here’s why: What Is […]


  • acid mantle

    Do Facial Exercises Work?

    I remember first reading about facial exercise in a teen magazine. I must have been 16 or something. The article mentioned that these exercises helped maintain facial muscle tone and so, I dutifully sat in front of the mirror and started playing with my face. I felt so silly! But, I was more than willing to […]