The Ordinary Beauty Haul (I)

One of the skincare brands that have taken the beauty world by storm is The Ordinary by Deciem, which offers budget-friendly, yet highly active products for any skin concern for prices between £3.90-£14.90. You might have heard about the excellent reviews of some of the most trusted beauty bloggers and skincare professionals, but with cryptic product names based…

How to build your perfect skincare routine

You might have heard that the old 3-step cleanse-tone-moisturise routine, which everyone used to swear by only a few years back, has lost its appeal. Invaded by rituals from all over the world (10-step Korean skincare, anyone?) and skin concerns that we didn’t even know existed 10 years ago (free radical attacks, inflammaging etc.), it’s becoming…

Not your mamma’s scrub: next generation exfoliants

*Part one (of many) Face wash, toner and cream, with a weekly scrub and the occasional mask… The skincare routine that we were used to 5-10 years ago has gone through some major transformations. Now we’ve learned how to double cleanse, what serums, essences, ampules and lotions do, and our moisturisers have become sophisticated enough to…