• Beauty,  Skincare

    Review | BioEffect EGF Serum

    It’s not every day that you get to test a product that has a Nobel Prize attached to its formula. The BioEffect EGF Serum is so popular in its homeland, Iceland, that over 30% of Icelandic women use it!

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  • Beauty,  Body,  Hair,  Skincare

    Review | Lockdown empties

    Over lockdown, I got serious about finishing products and testing ones I’ve been meaning to. This post is the result of 4 months of dedication - say hello to my lockdown empties.

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  • Beauty,  Skincare

    Review | Theravine Skincare

    Another day, another skincare review. I was so behind on my skincare reviews, but I got through so much during lockdown, I’ve pretty much caught up. Next up is this set from Theravine. You know how much I love local skincare brands, and this is no exception.

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  • Beauty,  Skincare

    New in | Avène A-Oxitive range

    One of the many fabulous skincare launches I tested during lockdown was the new Avène A-Oxitive range. As the name suggests, the products are packed full of skin protracting antioxidants to prevent oxidative stress caused by free radicals. Free radicals are just atoms with a missing electron, and their only goal is to find another electron so it can become a pair. The problem is that they will scavenge out any electron, from anywhere. They are all around us, in air pollution, pesticides, fried foods and tobacco smoke. These invisible particles cause oxidative stress in the body and can damage cells, proteins and even our DNA. Free radical damage has…

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  • Beauty,  Skincare

    Review | Sothys Perfect Shape Youth Serum

    In my 38th year on the planet, I can confirm that ageing really creeps up on you. It may be because I stopped looking in those terrifying magnifying mirrors in my late 20s, but it could also be that I’m just getting old (I’m going to go with the first one, because the second is very unlikely).

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  • Beauty,  Skincare

    Review | Filorga Optim-Eyes Refresh

    Did you know that, on average, we sleep 1.5 hours less per night that we did 50 years ago? While there is no quick fix for disrupted sleep patterns, there is one for tired, puffy eyes.

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  • Beauty,  Hair

    New in | Nature Box

    Say hello to Nature Box, a brand doing 'green' without green-washing and making me want to run for the hills.

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  • Beauty

    Local Love | Miss K

    In this strange new world we’ve found ourselves in, I think it’s more important than ever to support local businesses. For the first few brands in this series, I obviously looked towards my friends, and wanted to share their talent with you.

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  • Beauty,  Skincare

    Review | optiphi Elements

    optiphi is one of my favourite local skincare brands, so I'm very excited to share that they have just launched Elements, a gorgeous range for kids and babies.

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