Beauty Myths

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Beauty Myths No.11 – You have to use everything from the …

Ever since I started putting pictures of my daily routine on Instagram I have been asked these two questions: ‘Do you use different products every…

FAQs – Parabens

source I am asked almost on a daily basis for my views on parabens.  I am met with outrage by some commenters who are mortified…

Beauty Myths No.10 – Detox

Detox products.  Detox creams.  Detox teas.  Detox pads for your feet.  Detox hair straighteners. Enough. If your body was ‘full of toxins’ you would at best,…

Beauty Myths No.9 – Waiting lists

Waiting lists. You know the things. Those long lists of ‘literally thousands’ of people ‘eagerly awaiting!’. See the Daily Mail most days for the latest one.…

Beauty Myths No.8 – Moisturiser is your most important purchase

I’ve lost count of the amount of times I’ve had a conversation with people who are using an incredibly expensive moisturiser – but cleansing (or…

Beauty Myths No.7 – Organic: is it or isn’t it?

During my talk/appointments in Liberty this last week I came across a few questions of using organic vs ‘chemical’ and the misuse use of the…

Beauty Myths No.6 – Having spots means you have an oily/…

Most of the people I see have normal/dehydrated/sensitive skin with occasional spots. This is very different to acne. The vicious circle. It usually occurs via…

Beauty Myths No.5 – if you have oily skin you don’…

The biggest mistake people with oily/combination skin make is to try and ‘strip’ the skin during the cleansing stage – to the point where it…

Beauty Myths No.4 – Lemon Juice

Source This is directly posted for Pinterest. ‘Adding lemon juice to your cleanser will exfoliate your skin!’ No, it won’t. ‘Applying lemon juice to your…

Beauty Myths No.3 – Cleansing in the AM

‘Do I really need to cleanse my face in the morning?’ I’ve been asked this a lot recently – a lot. On the blog, on…

Beauty Myths No.2 – Skin Purging

Your skin should not ‘purge’ when using OTC products. Prescription strength products given to you by a derm for acne, for example, can cause purging.…