Cleansing oils or cleansing balms – which one is right for me?

So, we're all fully subscribed to the double cleansing mantra, right? This nightly ritual has rightfully taken the world by storm - you know the drill, somewhere somebody does something right, then America and Europe get involved and there's no looking back. I mean, sure, Caroline Hirons might have immortalised the phrase 'double cleanse', but … Continue reading Cleansing oils or cleansing balms – which one is right for me?


My favourite products of 2017

2017 was a good year on the whole. It's a cliché, but it truly is amazing how quickly the year has passed. I made a real cutdown on my skincare spending, partly out of necessity, and partly because I felt my habit of just buying whatever I wanted wasn't a good one to be in. … Continue reading My favourite products of 2017

Hada Labo Gokujyun Oil Cleanser

I recently went a few weeks without an oil cleanser, and felt like my whole world was falling apart. You'll have to forgive my use of hyperbole, but good cleansers, especially oil cleansers, have changed my life skincare routine and turned it upside down. One of the reasons that oil cleanser is important is the … Continue reading Hada Labo Gokujyun Oil Cleanser

Finding That Glow – A Routine That Works

For months, I had been stuck in a skincare rut. Nothing was really working for me, and while I have never had terrible skin, I was beginning to wonder if the money I was investing in my skin really was worth it at all. I'm sure that if you are into your skincare products, this … Continue reading Finding That Glow – A Routine That Works