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BEAUTY MYTHS NO.21 – GLITTER

OK this is not so much a ‘myth’, as it is just a.. I don’t know who started it. I don’t care. It needs to…

BEAUTY MYTHS NO.20 – GLYCOLIC ACID THINS THE SKIN

Some of the most frequent questions I am asked concern acids – specifically glycolic. As more and more people embrace acids in all their glory,…

Beauty Myths No. 19 – ‘Pat dry’

This may seem like a strange one, so the context is important. I am always asked about routines and the order of using products. There…

Beauty Myths No.18 – eye creams fix genetic dark circles

Dark circles driving you mad? Tried everything under the sun? Whilst there are limited things that you can do about them and definitely things that…

Beauty Myths No.17- It’s ok to sleep in …

Enough already. Charlotte Tilbury, whom I know and love, had a conversation with Kim Kardashian that KK quotes thus: “Charlotte Tilbury is my hero because…

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…

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!)…

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?…