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: 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

The Ordinary 100% Niacinamide Powder – Swatch + First Impressions

Price: £4.90 Volume:: 20g What is it?: A Niacinamide Powder (Nicotinic Acid). What does Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) do?: Helps balance Sebum secretion and also helps boost the skin's barrier (keep it functionating well). Vegan? Cruelty Free?: Yes Who is it good for?: Those with visible shine, enlarged pores and an irregular skin texture. Why did … Continue reading The Ordinary 100% Niacinamide Powder – Swatch + First Impressions

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 / 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: AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution

Where to purchase: From Deciem's website: LINK Price: £6.30 Volume: 30ml What is it?: AHA (Alpha Hydroxy Acids) and BHA (Beta Hydroxy Acids) containing solution which works to exfoliate the skin's surface and help clear pore congestion. This contains 32% AHA/BHA and helps fight blemishes and improve the skin's texture. With continued use, this should … Continue reading Review: AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution

Review: The Ordinary Squalane Cleanser

Where to purchase: From the Ordinary's website HERE Price: £5.50 / £13.90  Volume: 50ml / 150ml PH: 5.50-6.50 What is it?: A gentle cleanser that also removes makeup. Cleanses without leaving the skin tight and dehydrated. ''This formula is designed to be gentle enough for daily use, without over-drying the skin, making it suitable for … Continue reading Review: The Ordinary Squalane Cleanser

Cleansers for different skin types and needs: Video

Hi all! In this video - I show you the cleansers I have in my arsenal and my philosophy on cleansing. I also film swatches of each cleanser as they are all different types - and highlight some of the key ingredients. Personally I look for gentle, non-stripping products so my face doesn't feel tight … Continue reading Cleansers for different skin types and needs: Video

Skincare Products I stopped using

Hi all! This video contains products I stopped using - now I'm not saying these are bad products - it's just that they didn't cater to my tastes. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/-a6y38PRMNI Products (Purchase Links): Neogen Joan Day Cream: LINK Huxley Anti Gravity Cream: LINK The Ordinary, Buffet Copper Peptide: LINK Flavanone Mud (Niod): LINK Alternatives: Glossier … Continue reading Skincare Products I stopped using