natural skincare

  • coconut oil in skincare

    Spotlight On Coconut Oil

    This my sound weird to you but… I LOVE coconut oil for my hair, not so much for my skin. My hair soaks it up until it gets all soft and shiny but my skin… well, the two just don’t get along that well. Using it as sunscreen, as the natural crew recommends, is totally […]

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  • cbd oil skincare benefits

    CBD Oil: Can It Fight Both Acne And Wrinkles?

    Say what, there’s weed in my skincare?! Ever since the USA legalised the growth of cannabis as an “ordinary agriculture commodity” in 2018, CBD oil has invaded the aisles of all your fave beauty shops. I’m late to jump on the trend, I know. But I don’t do trends. I do science. For the past […]

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  • green tea in skincare

    My 6 Favourite Natural Ingredients

    I have a bit of a reputation for disliking natural ingredients. But… I don’t. What I dislike is the idea that natural is always better. Am I really supposed to believe that slathering your body in poison ivy is better for you than using a moisturiser with silicones?! Or what about those plants extracts that […]

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  • coconut oil isn't a sunscreen

    Can I Use Coconut Oil As Sunscreen?

    I get it. Finding a good sunscreen is a pain in the butt. Everything seems to be too greasy, too white. or too expensive. And those synthetic UV filters! Do they really cause cancer?! It’s so tempting to stop the search and turn to good old coconut oil instead. Word on the street is that […]

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  • boots ingredients bakuchiol review

    Is Bakuchiol Better Than Retinol?

    If you can’t use retinoids, are you doomed to wrinkles forever? Retinoids (think retinol, Tretinoin, & co) are the darlings of the anti-aging skincare world. They smooth out wrinkles, fade away dark spots, and even boost collagen… …But, there’s a price to pay. They’re drying, irritating, and a total no-no during pregnancy (they cause birth […]

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