Skincare, Uncategorised

Clinique Moisture Surge Vs. Neutrogena Hydro Boost

I’ve tried two very similar moisturisers and compared them: Clinique Moisture Surge Vs. Neutrogena Hydro Boost.    I love moisturisers. My skin is so thirsty I’m on a constant mission to find the perfect quenching moisturiser. Heavy creams can be great, but, like, there’s a time and place, you know? (I.e. when my skin is shedding like a snake and dry…

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Fragrance, Haircare, Skincare, Uncategorised

Brand Spotlight | FuturePrimitive

FuturePrimitive

Welcome to Brand Spotlight! One of my latest beauty discoveries is FuturePrimitive. Here are my thoughts on the brand and its products. I’m obsessed with my hair. This means I’ve tried countless shampoos, from the latest Boots has to offer in a gimmickey bottle at 25% off, to neem oil soap from the local hippy shop. (Note: the latter was…

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Skincare, Uncategorised

My Favourite Skincare Ingredients

Skincare ingredients
jodie / 25th November 2017

I’ve tried a lot of different skincare products in my time. I always struggled with eczema on my arms when I was a kid, but about 6 years ago I had a nasty breakout of it under my eyes. Being in my twenties and having such aggravated, raw skin on my face wasn’t nice – it ruined my self confidence…

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Skincare

The Ordinary Lactic Acid 5% + HA 2% Review

The Ordinary Lactic Acid 5% + HA 2%

  First a little introduction on the brand, then I’ll go on to review The Ordinary Lactic Acid 5% + HA 2%. If you’d prefer to just read the review then skip to the bottom!   About The Ordinary The Ordinary arrived on the skincare scene with little fanfare of its own, but with much anticipation from the beauty community.…

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Skincare, Tips

What to Look for in a Moisturiser

jodie / 7th January 2015

As your body’s largest organ, skin can be a complicated thing. That’s why it’s important to understand it and its needs – a little like painting the walls of your house. Use the wrong formula for, say, the bathroom or the outside, and the walls could end up cracking and peeling away…not a nice image when you apply that thought…

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Skincare

Neutrogena Visibly Clear Rapid Clear Treatment | Review

jodie / 7th November 2014

After suffering an horrific face-plosion of whiteheads on my chin (the result of a poor choice in moisturiser) and clearing most them with with some benzoyl peroxide, I thought I’d look for a gentler solution that I could use every day, or every other day, without upsetting my skin too much. I knew the BP would be an extreme treatment,…

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Nail Care, Skincare

10 Tips to Keep Nails Looking Sharp

jodie / 4th November 2014

Nail care is something a lot of us tend to neglect – and it’s so easy to neglect your nails because caring for them can be time consuming, fiddly and just plain annoying. Who’s got the time, effort and money to go for regular mani-pedis? I wish I did, but I just don’t. Even giving yourself a home manicure takes…

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Skincare

Vaseline Vs. Papaya Gold Paw Paw Moisturising Balm

jodie / 30th October 2014

Ah, Vaseline. Sluggy saviour of parched skin; constant companion, present in every bag I own, where would I be without you? My dry cheeks cry for your soothing touch, and my cracked lips crave your moisture sealing greasiness. Who could ever replace you? Why, no one… …oh wait, hang on. There’s a new kid on the block and his name…

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Skincare

A-Derma Skin Care Cream | Review

jodie / 29th October 2014

Ever had a skin care product you love so much it becomes your Holy Grail? Your staple, your desert island product – something you genuinely believe you couldn’t live without? Well, I recently discovered mine was breaking me out. I can barely contain my grief. I recently found the cause of my disgusting chin whiteheads was my by beloved Aveeno…

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