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Empties. Georgia Louise Cleanse & Heal Balm

Upon grabbing this to use as a mask in the bath last night, I found empty no.2 of 2014. Nicely, I had just enough to…

Clarins Extra-Comfort Cleansing Cream – discontinued

Friends. Following on from last week’s rant about Darphin Purifying Balm being chucked on the bonfire, news reaches me that one of my all-time favourite…

Jane Scrivner Nourishing Cleanser – Hall of Fame

A couple of weeks ago I spoke on a panel at Professional Beauty Manchester about changing trends in the industry. Jane Scrivner was on the…

Glycolic Facial Cleanser – Anthony Logistics for Men (AND WOMEN)

I’m a great believer that there are very few products made for men that women can’t use also (Tena pads aside, the truth can also…

BALMOLOGY CLEANSE Neroli and Sweet Basil Cleansing Balm

I’ve had varying questions/reactions to previous balm reviews – a lot of concerns re fragrance – synthetic/too much/not enough – and texture – too runny/not…

The Body Shop up their game. Camomile Cleansing Butter and …

Last weekend I had my usual pre-September clear out and re-organised pretty much everything – including products for testing – which due to the school…

Estee Lauder New Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II

Regular readers of this site will know that I originally never fully embraced the ‘all-worshiping-never-questioning’ adoration that most beauty journalists had for ANR. It always…

Clinique Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm – review and Hall …

OK so the downside of constantly recommending (unintentionally) brands that are only available in limited distribution is a lot of unhappy readers contacting me from…

balance Me Cleanse and Smooth Face Balm (and Radiance Face …

balance Me (their spelling) are an old favourite – if you like ‘natural’ products that really are ‘natural’ – this brand is for you. What…

Aromatherapy Associates Soothing Cleansing Balm

Apologies for the lack of posts. My NY business trip ended in food poisoning which made the jet lag worse which meant I was asleep…

Cheat Sheet – Routines

It’s easy to see how your skincare routine can be a little overwhelming – we are sold so many products these days – there is…