So I've been thinning about my skincare regimen and, more to the point, my skin's reactions to it. You hear a lot of theories, especially in the blogging world, about the benefits of having a routine but also about the benefits of switching up your skincare for best results. I've tried sticking to what I know is
Thursday, 29 May 2014
I'm a sucker for a good exfoliator and having oily skin means I'm prone to reaching for something a little more granular. I adore Ocean Salt by LUSH which, after a minute or so if buffing into the skin, leaves my face feeling softer and smoother than anything else. The avocado butter and coconut oil
Saturday, 24 May 2014
It may seem quite frivolous but actually having nice things around you that you enjoy using makes work a lot more fun and therefore productive. We all know having a clear desk means having a clear mind and this philosophy is extended to our stationery, too. It's the same principal as going for a
Friday, 23 May 2014
You may have read my recent review of the Avene Soothing Hydrating Serum and I'm still just as in love. My skin doesn't like when the weather changes and tends to play up a bit (dry patches, breakouts, patchiness...) but this serum has worked wonders for me and completely revolutionised my testy skin.
Sunday, 18 May 2014
Take inside my daily handbag with me and see what I can't leave the house without. I'm still new to this so please give me feedback and let me know what you think in the comments. Thank you! Also, let me know what your top 5 staple items are that you have to have on you when you leave the house.
Friday, 16 May 2014
Thursday, 15 May 2014
This week my It's a Steal series is back with a vengeance. I love a good neutral eye and am a sucker for anything taupe, bronze, or cream so I have amounted quite the shadow collection over the years. I've paired my drugstore favourites down to the absolute best (and what I wear most frequently) and
Monday, 12 May 2014
Toning is an often overlooked yet essential part of any beauty regimen. Sweeping it over the face after cleansing makes sure any makeup (particularly eye makeup) or cleanser residue is removed while rebalancing your skin's PH levels to help mattify oiler skin and retain moisture for drier skin.
Saturday, 3 May 2014
Although we're coming into summer now and all we really want is to whack off our hair and let the warm breeze hit the back of our neck, the want for long, mermaid-esque waves is still going strong. Having long locks sometimes feels like an impossible challenge, but is leaving it to grow actually counter productive?