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Cheat Sheet – Confused skin: what do you treat first?

Only a very select few have what would be termed ‘normal skin’. Which is why I find it odd it is called ‘normal’. It’s far…

Cheat Sheet – When to use natural, when to reach for …

Before you read on – when I use the below terms I take them to mean: Chemical-led: products that contain non-‘natural’ ingredients – anything. Natural-led:…

Cheat sheet – Consumer and Clinical trials, In Vivo vs In …

I am often met with claims of ‘clinical trials’ and ‘independent studies’ when reviewing skincare. It’s to be expected, brands want to give the consumer…

Cheat Sheet – How much product should you use?

So yesterday I was quietly minding my own business on Twitter when Stylist tweeted out the picture below, linked to a post, saying ‘Thank God,…

Cheat Sheet – Double Cleansing

Over the last few months I have been asked a lot about double cleansing. I think it peaked this month because I am quoted in…

Cheat Sheet – When to do your routine when you’re …

I am frequently asked by readers that exercise in all manner of ways for the best time to add their skincare routines. As there are…

Cheat Sheet/FAQs – Where should I spend most of my …

I am frequently asked by readers – especially on Instagram – underneath these kinds of pictures: ‘If I am being careful with my money, where…

Cheat Sheet – Hungover Skin/Parched weather-worn skin/Nurses/Teachers

Happy New Year!  ‘Tis the season to be jolly. And of over-indulgence.  Even those of you that don’t drink alcohol may have succumbed to the…

Cheat Sheet – Perioral Dermatitis or ‘those red annoying spots that …

So. A really quick and simple one: You’ve had spots/redness/flakiness/looks like eczema/you thought it was acne but it isn’t – for ages in one place…

Some updated Cheat Sheets

I know from the skin consultation appointments that a large number of readers are not on Twitter. That being in mind I thought I’d let…

Cheat Sheet – Sudden breakouts – what to do and what to …

Last week happened to be half term and coincided with me falling off the ‘face’ wagon. You know what I mean, you drink things you…