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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…

Beauty Myths No.14 – Celebs don’t wash their faces/Caveman …

Here’s the thing: if you don’t want to use anything on your skin, don’t. If you want to only use manuka honey on your skin,…

Beauty Myths No.13 – Antibiotics work for acne

Copyright Geof Kirby Acne. Apparently the second most searched word on the internet, after porn (obvs). It’s easily the topic of my most-asked questions and…

Beauty Myths No.12 – Cellulite Creams

Not one of these women look tortured by having cellulite. Fact: Cellulite is not caused by trapped ‘toxins’. Is anyone else sick of that word?…

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.…