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.
On a scale of one to heavenly, few things measure up to the sheer satisfaction of a good exfoliating scrub.
You’ve heard the claims and read the studies; sugar is bad for you on a multitude of levels. It causes weight gain, diabetes and has countless negative side effects. But if the promise of a trim waistline hasn’t curbed your sweet tooth, perhaps the prospects of smooth, wrinkle-free skin will.
My name is Basma and I’m a cleansing addict. As bizarre as it may sound, very few things in the beauty world bring me more joy than a really good facial cleanse. Scrubbing away the layers of makeup and grime accumulated throughout the day and the impending feeling of freedom that it brings, to me is incomparable.