You can find everything here – advice, reviews and cheat sheets by category. The function of the blog is to help you find what you do and don’t need in your skincare routine. From the core basics through to the spectrum of retinoid strengths and everything in between, the blog was started to breakdown jargon and present you with both my opinion and simple scientific facts to help you make your own mind up.

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JustBe Cleansed Cleansing Balm

This review is shamefully overdue inasmuch as I have had the cleanser for a while and for some stoopid reason hadn’t picked it up. Remedied!…

Lush Great Preservatives Debate

I’m heading off to Poole tomorrow to the Land of Lush Cosmetics. I’m taking my mini-me (Ava) for what looks to be a fun couple…

The White Company Paper White Votive Candle (and Christmas preview)

Source – Quietude A few weeks ago I gatecrashed attended The White Company Christmas Preview. To say it was the most spectacular Christmas display I’ve ever seen…

Lancome City Miracle CC Cream – not so much of a …

I was specifically asked about this on Monday so used it the last couple of days – both on my face and trialed on my…

Clinic Responses

Hi All! Will finish responding to the Clinic questions that I have posted tomorrow. I need to eat. 🙂 Next week’s Clinic will be for…

The Clinic is CLOSED.

I’M STILL ANSWERING BEHIND THE SCENES BUT AM TAKING NO MORE QUESTIONS! Just a reminder: Questions will be held back and chosen specifically to reply…

Utterly brilliant BB/CC/Primers that you should check out – …

I had a major sort last week – included in that was putting all of my BB/CC/Primers to one side and using them EVERYDAMNDAY to…

July Favourites with Ruthie

Where has the year gone? It’s JULY!!! Well, actually August tomorrow. WHAT? Good LORD. Full steam ahead with July Skincare Favourites on my channel…..(I literally…

Bad bad blogger

So much going on and so little time. I can’t be the only one that wishes there were more hours in the day?! My recent…