• Beauty,  Skincare

    New | Neutrogena Hydrogel Recovery Masks

    If you shy away from sheet masks because of their environmental impact, Neutrogena has launched a range of masks that are not only safe for the environment, but are more effective than traditional sheet masks. Inspired by KBeauty masking, the Neutrogena Hydrogel Recovery Mask range was developed and is made in Korea. These innovative masks are made out of a polymer derived from seaweed, which allows each mask to hold the equivalent of a 30ml bottle of serum and deliver it into your skin in just 15 minutes. The texture of the seaweed-derived polymer also means that the masks fit your face better than traditional sheet masks, which also allows…

  • Beauty,  Skincare

    Dermaquest C Infusion Serum

    There are so many skincare launches; I’m struggling to keep up with my testing. I’ve been very slack on posting, too, so expect a deluge of skincare reviews this month from the products I’ve been testing for the last few months (I haven’t been testing them ALL at the same time.) The first of which is a fabulous Vitamin C serum from Dermaquest. For the last few years, skincare has been all about acids and retinol, and now Vitamin C is having its moment to shine. Hurrah for that – I love Vitamin C and have been using it on my skin for years (Environ C-Boost was my go-to for…

  • Beauty,  Skincare

    Afari Skincare is here

    I can honestly say I’ve never been so excited about a brand launch in the 15 years I’ve been writing about products. Yes, it’s the brainchild of a dear friend of mine, but is an incredible range that not only targets pigmentation and the first signs of aging, it gives back to the women that harvest the range’s active ingredient. Say hello to Afari, a local skincare range rooted in tradition, refined by science. The range was created by founder, Margaux, (who has an impressive beauty pedigree, having been the Beauty Editor at Glamour and a founder of Rubybox) to target the skin concerns that we all struggle with in…

  • Beauty,  Skincare

    Lamelle Acnevelle

    My skin and I have a complicated relationship. Yes, I abuse it by testing too many products, but to be fair, it was pretty badly behaved before I started doing that anyway.