With the rise in popularity of Korean skincare techniques, layering different products from different brands has officially become the “it” thing to do to get a flawless glowing complexion. If you don’t already layer your skin care, it’s a good idea to start.
Rosehips are a bit of a legend in the beauty world. Much to the surprise of many, this raggedy fruit of the rose plant is a veritable skincare powerhouse.
Ah the ubiquitous avocado. By now you’ve probably eaten it every which way on toast and in salads, added it to your morning smoothie and plastered the photos all over social media as evidence. The only thing left to do is smear it all over your face- and hair, hands, arms, legs….
If retinoids aren’t part of your skincare routine yet, they should be- especially now that there are some really great over-the-counter options, offering excellent results with less irritation.
I was lucky to have never suffered from spots as a teen. In my twenties my skin glowed to the extent that not a day went by without someone commenting on how clear it was. Along came the “Dirty Thirties” and with them the onset of regular outbreaks of angry, red cysts along my jawline and on my cheeks.
I’ve always had a scornful disdain for face wipes. My main gripe is that so many people use them in place of a proper daily cleansing routine. Whilst they are undoubtedly a “quick and easy” option, they’re no replacement for a good, deep-down clean with a balm or face wash.