JAPANESE SKINCARE – HADA LABO & KIKUMASAMUNE

When Steph mentioned these to me as ‘these big-ass hyaluronic acid lotions for like eleven bucks’ I obviously immediately ordered all of the ones that…

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So my obsession with all things hyaluronic acid shows no signs of abating. Between the English weather and this flu-turned-chest-infection-turned-whatever this is, my skin has,…

Yu-Be Moisturizing Skin Cream

Who is it for? Dry/dehydrated skins. What’s in it? Glycerin, Water, Isopropyl Myristate, Stearic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Triethanolamine, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Glycyrrhetinic Acid,…

MILK Makeup Cooling Water

Who is it for? Dehydrated skins, people travelling, especially on airplanes. Anyone hot and sweaty in the summer heat. OR: hot flushes! What’s in it?…

Drunk Elephant B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Gel

Describe the brand in three words. Trendy. ‘Clean’. ‘Non-toxic’. Who is it for? All skins, in particular oily/acne. Good for travel or temporary dehydration. What’s…

Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Cream – Hall of Fame

Describe the brand in three words. Korean. Dermatologist led. Who is it for? ‘Dull, redness, dryness and eczema’. I would add ‘aging’.   What’s in…

Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Tiger Grass Cream

Describe the brand in three words. Korean. Dermatologists. Mid-priced. Who is it for? Stressed, reddened, itchy, annoyed, damaged, inflamed skins. Everything from eczema to acne,…

DEHYDRATION WEEK

Oh it’s that time of year. Face feeling tight? Sore? Central heating on? Windy outside? Yep. Everyone I have seen lately is dehydrated. I mean,…

Vichy Aqualia Thermal Serum

What is it? A hydrating serum. Who is it for? A serum for ‘women with sensitive skin looking for deep and lasting hydration’. (Dear Vichy,…

NUDE ProGenius Omega Treatment Milk

What is it? Not that you’d know it from the name, but this is a serum dedicated to improving hydration and nourishment quickly.  Who is…

Bio-essence Hydra Tri-Action Aqua Droplet Sleeping Beauty …

What is it? ‘An overnight sleeping mask designed to rehydrate and firm.’ or: an absolute must-have for anyone with dehydration i.e. most of us. What’s…