Review: (Deciem) Hylamide – High Efficiency Face Cleaner

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Where to purchase: Available at LookFantastic: LINK Price: £16 Volume: 120ml Made in: Canada What is it?: An Oil-like Cleanser that also removes makeup. Brand Description: The company state that this is a highly-efficient micro-emulsion - to create a formula that cleanses as well as a cleansing oil does, but washes off easily like a … Continue reading Review: (Deciem) Hylamide – High Efficiency Face Cleaner

Review: Niod – Non-Acid Acid Precursor 15% (NAAP) – Does this replace Exfoliating Acids and/or Retinoids?

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Where to purchase: LookFantastic (US): LINK / LookFantastic (UK): LINK / Beauty Bay: LINK / Selfridges: LINK Price: £35 Volume: 30ml Made in: Canada What is it?: A serum that's meant to exfoliate the skin without using acids (i.e. AHA/BHA/ Retinoids) - it uses Amino Isolates (Small Proteins) + Fermented Ingredients (Probiotic bacteria) to match … Continue reading Review: Niod – Non-Acid Acid Precursor 15% (NAAP) – Does this replace Exfoliating Acids and/or Retinoids?

Review: The Ordinary – Granactive Retinoid 2% Emulsion + What is Granactive Retinoid + Does it replace Retinol?

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Where to purchase: Available at Beauty Bay HERE / Sephora HERE / Ulta HERE / Skin Store HERE Price: £8 Made in: Canada Volume: 30ml What is it?: An Anti-ageing Emulsion of 2% Retinoid Complex (I.e. Contains Granactive Retinoid AND Retinol). This emulsion is meant to provide anti-ageing benefits without the irritation that Tretinoin / … Continue reading Review: The Ordinary – Granactive Retinoid 2% Emulsion + What is Granactive Retinoid + Does it replace Retinol?

Review: Niod – Superoxide Dismutase Saccharide Mist (SDSM2)

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Where to purchase: Available on Beauty Bay HERE or Lookfantastic HERE Price: £34 Volume: 240ml Made in: Canada What is it?: A Lightweight Mist that helps protect the skin against inflammation + oxidative damage. (So it pairs well under an SPF to enhance skin protection). What does it do: Protects against Oxidative Stress (damage to … Continue reading Review: Niod – Superoxide Dismutase Saccharide Mist (SDSM2)

Review: Hylamide SubQ Eyes – Eye Serum

Where to purchase: Available on Asos: LINK Price: £17 Volume: 15ml Made in: Canada What is it?: An eye serum meant to improve the signs of under-eye ageing, puffiness and dark circles. Brand Description: This serum containing peptides, plant sugars and ''active technologies'' work to rehydrate the eyes and improve the signs of ageing around … Continue reading Review: Hylamide SubQ Eyes – Eye Serum

[Video] Updated PM Routine! Swatches + Review

Hey Guys! I wanted to show you an example of my skincare routine (Oily-Combo) which includes K-Beauty, J-Beauty and Western Skincare products! With my routine, I aim to regulate sebum production while reducing redness. In the video, I discuss the ingredients, what the products do, why I use them and also give other product recommendations … Continue reading [Video] Updated PM Routine! Swatches + Review

The Ordinary Glycolic Acid Toner – Review + Different ways to use it!

Hey Guys! Many of you on Instagram asked me about how I use The Ordinary's Glycolic Acid Toner! The Toner is available at Cult Beauty / Beauty Bay / Selfridges / Look Fantastic / Sephora / Skin Store In this post, I will be providing a review + then elaborating on all the different ways … Continue reading The Ordinary Glycolic Acid Toner – Review + Different ways to use it!

Review: Niod Copper Amino Isolate Lipid 1% – CAIL 1%

Where to purchase: From the Niod Website HERE Price: £70 Volume: 15ml What is it?: An oil/paste-version of the CAIS Serum from Niod - Review HERE (but that contains 2% Cu whereas this contains 1%) aimed at dry skins. CAIS aims to improve the skin's health (not anti-ageing) but improve the function of one's skin. … Continue reading Review: Niod Copper Amino Isolate Lipid 1% – CAIL 1%

Review / First Impressions: Hylamide C25 Booster (Vitamin C Derivative Serum)

Where to purchase: From the Deciem Website HERE Price: £25 Volume: 30ml What is it?: A Vitamin C Derivative (Not pure L-AA) Serum to help brighten the skin. Should be non-irritating. Brand Description: 25% Ethylated Vitamin C booster helps improve the skin tone. Supposedly Good for: DULLNESS / UNEVEN TONE / TEXTURAL IRREGULARITIES / FINE … Continue reading Review / First Impressions: Hylamide C25 Booster (Vitamin C Derivative Serum)

Review: Niod Copper Amino Isolate Serum – CAIS2

Where to purchase: Available at Look Fantastic US / Look Fantastic UK / Beauty Bay Price: £38 / £60 Volume: 15ml / 30ml What is it?: A Pro-repair, Pro-Collagen serum. It is a water-based serum containing 2% copper peptide (This replaces their 1% copper peptide which is now being sold at the Ordinary). Niod's promise: … Continue reading Review: Niod Copper Amino Isolate Serum – CAIS2