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BEAUTY MYTHS NO.21 – GLITTER

OK this is not so much a ‘myth’, as it is just a.. I don’t know who started it. I don’t care. It needs to…

BEAUTY MYTH – Cetaphil and Coconut Oil do not a healthy …

When we were backstage at LFW, one thing that we saw more and more was the prevalence of a reddened, dehydrated skin, that was very…

BEAUTY MYTHS NO.20 – GLYCOLIC ACID THINS THE SKIN

Some of the most frequent questions I am asked concern acids – specifically glycolic. As more and more people embrace acids in all their glory,…

Beauty Myths No. 19 – ‘Pat dry’

This may seem like a strange one, so the context is important. I am always asked about routines and the order of using products. There…

Beauty Myths No.18 – eye creams fix genetic dark circles

Dark circles driving you mad? Tried everything under the sun? Whilst there are limited things that you can do about them and definitely things that…

Beauty Myths No.17- It’s ok to sleep in …

Enough already. Charlotte Tilbury, whom I know and love, had a conversation with Kim Kardashian that KK quotes thus: “Charlotte Tilbury is my hero because…

Beauty Myths No.16 – Active vs ‘Inactive’ Ingredient

What used to relate purely to ingredients that qualify as drugs, is now used as a marketing tool industry-wide and to say that the terms…

Beauty Myths No.15 – Micellar Waters are a ‘proper’ cleanser

I am frequently tagged on twitter or Instagram whenever there is an article singing the praises about micellar waters, cleansing, mineral oil, wipes (God – always the wipes!)…

Cheat Sheet – SPF UPDATED

When purchasing SPF the main questions to ask are: What is the SPF? Is it a Broad Spectrum product? There are two main concerns from…