July Skincare Product Launches You Need to Know About

Are you getting bored of your everyday routine and curious to see what’s out there to make your skin beautiful (and your life easier)? Here are some of the latest skincare summer launches from around the world that might do just that: SkinOwl Maqui Berry Beauty Whip is a multi-tasking soothing and smoothing mask that…

Athleisure Beauty Must Haves

Do you love wearing your Lululemon leggings to Sunday brunch even when you’re replacing a sweat session with bottomless mimosas? Or maybe you like to carry your Sweaty Betty bag everywhere, even when it’s filled with anything but gym clothes? This is what athleisure is all about, a casual office-to-gym-to-brunch attire that you can wear…

Exercising and Skincare: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

For all you gym bunnies out there, skincare might get a bit tricky when it comes to sweaty exercising. Working out is definitely good for you, but it might raise some question marks when it comes to looking after your skin. Here is a breakdown of the effects of exercising on your skin and the…

Glow Getters: My Best Radiance Skincare Routines for Morning & Evening

With spring slowly moving into summer, I decided to update my skincare routine to focus more on a healthy glowing complexion and embrace the radiance of these sunny days. As you will see, the star product of this new routine is Hylamide Glow Radiance Booster by Deciem, which works as a very discreet gradual tanner that adds a…

Anti-Haul: Products I Wish I Hadn’t Bought (and Couldn’t Wait to Finish)

It happens to the best of us. It might be a celebrity you admire endorsing what looks like a promising product, or some very clever Instagram marketing that catches your attention and numbs that part of your brain responsible for rationalising, analysing, researching… So you end up clicking on add to cart, and the rest is history. Here…

My Latest Skincare Empties

There is something exciting about finishing a product – even when you paid a fortune on it and your heart hurts a little to reach the bottom of the pot – because it leaves you with the promise to start a brand new product! I am a bit of a self-confessed, compulsive skincare junkie and…

The Anti Anti-Ageing Skincare – A Beauty Manifesto

Anti-ageing, anti-wrinkles, anti-dark spots… The negative approach to skincare that we have been hearing our entire lives is starting to get a bit tiring. The whole idea of someone telling you what you should look like, what the definition of ‘true’ beauty is etc., is something that we’re all fed up with. Instead of worrying…

My Best Anti-Acne Skincare Routines for Morning and Evening

For me, acne and blemishes have been the one major concern since my late teenage years. I know for a fact that the issue is hormonal so any miraculous effects that my skincare treatments might have are not always long-lasting, but I have managed to keep it under control for most of the month with the…

Vicious Circle: Skincare for Smokers

Whether smoking looks cool or not, is up for debate. However, we all knowhow bad it can be for your body, imposing major health risks on the lungs, heart and the entire respiratory system. But have you ever considered the negative way in which smoking is affecting your skin? While most of us are wary enough of…

How is your smartphone affecting your skin

Busy city life, take-aways, ice creams and cupcakes, happy hour drinks, smoking, cheeky glasses of red wine, sunny days in the park… Turns out that pretty much all the pleasures in life can cause ageing (unless you count kale smoothies and wheatgrass shots among your guilty pleasures, in which case you can just keep sipping…