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Cheat Sheet – SPF UPDATED

When purchasing SPF the main questions to ask are: What is the SPF? Is it a Broad Spectrum product? There are two main concerns from…

Cheat Sheet – How to use a vitamin A product

My most frequently-asked-questions have all been about retinol in recent weeks. I thought I would answer the most popular questions, both on social media and…

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 – Where should I spend most of my money …

The answer is always, always serums. The rise of serums has definitely, in my opinion, bumped moisturisers off of the top spot – although they…