• 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…

  • Beauty,  Skincare

    Lamelle Nourish

    Another week, another antioxidant based skincare launch. I’m definitely not complaining, though. Our skin needs all the help it can get against the daily aggressors that want to damage it.