TOP 20 SKINCARE QUESTIONS OF 2020: WHAT DOES LACTIC ACID DO?

Lactic acid can be summed up in one visual: That’s in the simplest of terms – of course, but if you want a gentle acid…

TOP 20 SKINCARE QUESTIONS OF 2020: WHAT DOES HYALURONIC ACID DO?

Hyaluronic acid aka ‘HA’ is, depending on who you speak to, either the second coming of Jesus or the absolute devil. I think the answer…

TOP 20 QUESTIONS OF 2020: WHAT DOES NIACINAMIDE DO?

Niacinamide aka vitamin B3, is used for a multitude of skin issues including: uneven skin tone dullness spots/consistent and persistent blemishes fine lines and proper…

WEBSITES AND INGREDIENTS. Again..

In 2012 I wrote this blog post about the lack of information and transparency re listing ingredients on websites. At the time, brands – big brands…

A word about ‘key ingredients’ and incis.

I know I’ve touched on this subject numerous times before, but here we are in 2016 and some retailers and brands are still refusing/just not…

Quick Quides: How to read an ingredients label

The first thing I do when I pick up a product is look at the label. Ingredients are listed in order from the highest concentrate…

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…

Grown Alchemist Hydra-Restore Cream Cleanser – and a rant

Followers of my Instagram will have seen the below picture last week showing my face immediately after cleansing with the above product. I had high…

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…