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VITAMIN A/RETINOLS – MILD/BEGINNERS

Hi All. Vitamin A Housekeeping: All of the brands featured responded to my questionnaire and I am very grateful. Not all disclosed the % of…

EMPTIES | MARCH 2019

Hi Everyone! Timestamps: Skincare: 00:40 Products I’m not happy with: 8:40 Hair: 11:38 Body Washes/Sprays/Shower Gels: 18:30 Sam Farmer video: https://youtu.be/m-AlF1OgWgg All press samples marked…

JOANNA VARGAS Q&A

*Advance notice – this video contains the odd F bomb, language not suitable for your open office at lunchtime or small people’s ears. In other…

SPACE NK x SELFISH MOTHER ‘LOVE’ BAG

If you’ve ever seen these sweatshirts: www.thefmlystore.com/collections/women on this blog and all over Instagram, you will be aware of Selfish Mother. Launched in 2014, they have now…

CHEAT SHEET – VITAMIN A – STAGES OF CONVERSION

Following on from yesterday’s review (see the updated one here) and the inci listing that wasn’t very clear, I thought a quick post on the conversion…

THE VITAMIN A REVIEWS – SHANI DARDEN RETINOL …

Product Name/Price/ML: Texture Reform– £80.00 for 30ml – £2.66 per ml. What category does the product fall into? (loosely) Mild/Beginner Who is it for? Suggested skin…

VITAMIN A – THE CATEGORIES

OK let’s get started. Reviews start tomorrow, videos to follow. While we’re at the beginning I wanted to ask if you had any particular questions…

OVARIAN CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

1st March kicks off Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, a month-long campaign devoted to raising awareness and funds to help with earlier detection and treatment of…

SAM FARMER

Hi Everyone, Sam is genuinely one of my favourite people in the industry. A cosmetic scientist, Dad and all-round good bloke. His line is available…

INTRODUCING ‘MY CLARINS’ | AD

AD – This video was produced as part of an ongoing relationship with Clarins to launch and promote the new My Clarins range. My Clarins…

BUN FRIDAY – RETINOL Q&A FOLLOW-UP

Hi Everyone! Nice and quick this week. 🙂 Clarification on the following: Usage of retinol for acne Vitamin C and retinol The difference between prescription…