• 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

    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 | 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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  • Beauty,  Skincare

    Learn | How to treat maskne

    Back in the late 90s, when I was struggling with my skin, did I ever think that I would be facing the same skin problems all over again in 2020.

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  • Beauty,  Skincare

    News | Happy birthday, Placecol

    In uncertain times like these, it’s always lovely to be able to celebrate milestones. 40 years in business for a local skincare brand is certainly something to celebrate.

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  • Beauty,  Skincare

    Review | Thoclor

    This is possibly my most over due post, ever (sorry, Stuart and Cat). I first discovered Thoclor nearly a year ago, and have been impressed with it since day one. Thing is that it’s a pretty science-heavy formula, and I have been quite intimidated by it.