Goodbye K-Beauty: Why I Quit My 12-Step Skincare Routine 👋

Yes, I admit. I’ve finally quit my 12-Step Skincare Routine! Simply because I no longer have the time and patience for it. I’ve been doing the regime for years and if truth be told, there have been very little evidence that it has made any improvement to my skin. It felt like I was walking…

Cerave Moisturising Lotion Review on Dry/Sensitive Skin

For the past couple of weeks I have been looking for a moisturiser for my partner who (to my horror) have been using Vaseline body cream as a facial moisturiser over the past few years! As an aesthetician by profession you can imagine how mortified I was when I found that out! So then my…

Cerave Hydrating Cleanser Review on Sensitive Skin

So for the past 3 months I have been using COSRX Low pH Cleanser. I’ve noticed that ever since using the cleanser my combination/ sensitive skin did dry out a bit. Don’t get me wrong it’s a great cleanser for oilier skin types, but maybe not for my skin type especially with the dry UK…

Glossier Solution Review on Sensitive/ Eczema-Prone Skin 💦

When Glossier first announced that they were releasing an acid toner that helps with acne/ blemish-prone skin, I knew I had to try it. I have been using Pixi’s Glow Tonic for over a year now and felt like I needed a glycolic acid toner which also combines salicylic acid and niacinamide  to help prevent…

What ingredients to exclude from your vanities?

At times, you will see beauty brands that are being marketed as “edible” or “food-grade” ingredients. The idea is that these ingredients, whether preservatives or glycerin would be safe for you even if it were on your plate. This is because we end to ingest a lot of the ingredients in our personal care products….