Anthelios XL: The Default Sunscreen

Anthelios XL: The Default Sunscreen

The recent prolonged spate of hot weather has given me a good chance to do some proper sunscreen testing. I’ve tested matte ones, …
Clinique Pep-Start HydroBlur Moisturizer Review

Clinique Pep-Start HydroBlur Moisturizer Review

Well this is an unusual one: a moisturiser that feels velvety to the touch but seems to melt into fresh-feeling perfection the moment it …
First Aid Beauty: Serum for Starters

First Aid Beauty: Serum for Starters

I wrote about the Ultra Repair Hydrating Serum a little while ago for my post on dehydrated skin, but I’ve tested it far …
Foundation Review: Effaclar BB Blur

Foundation Review: Effaclar BB Blur

I think you’ll agree that the below “before and after” photographs are pretty epic: no light or computer trickery has been used. (I …
Exfoliating Skincare: Philosophy Renewed Hope In A Jar

Exfoliating Skincare: Philosophy Renewed Hope In A Jar

I mentioned Philosophy’s Renewed Hope In A Jar in the May Favourites, but it most certainly deserves its own post. This is turning …
Serozinc, Unlikely Facial Cleansers and the Saucy Game of Thrones.

Serozinc, Unlikely Facial Cleansers and the Saucy Game of Thrones.

Just a quickie, today, because I have recently discovered the television series Game of Thrones and the sofa beckons! Goodness me is Game of …
Effaclar Anti-Blemish System: the Testers’ Verdict

Effaclar Anti-Blemish System: the Testers’ Verdict

Lengthiest post in the world alert. Do you remember when I recruited some skin care guinea pigs to test out the new Effaclar Anti-Blemish …
Some Brilliant Lightweight Sunscreens for Summer

Some Brilliant Lightweight Sunscreens for Summer

Sunscreen formulas have been getting progressively lighter and more comfortable to wear. It’s true that some of the higher factor versions do still …
A Brilliant Light Moisture Fluid for Oily and Combination Skin.

A Brilliant Light Moisture Fluid for Oily and Combination Skin.

I mentioned La Roche-Posay’s Toleriane Fluide a couple of weeks ago, but here it is again with its own full page review. Because …
Skincare Review: T Zone Control for Oily and Combination Skin

Skincare Review: T Zone Control for Oily and Combination Skin

I have never had incredibly oily skin but once a month, for just a few days, my face decides to produce more grease than …
Morning! Some Light and Fresh “Wake-Me-Up” Cleansers….

Morning! Some Light and Fresh “Wake-Me-Up” Cleansers….

Some lovely face washes for you – I’ve had these on the side of my sink for the past month or so and have …
(CLOSED) 100 Sample Giveaway: NEW La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo+

(CLOSED) 100 Sample Giveaway: NEW La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo+

*This giveaway is now closed. Winners announced in a separate post shortly.* As many readers will already know, Effaclar Duo is one of my …
How to Get the Glow and Stop the Shine!

How to Get the Glow and Stop the Shine!

Possibly the worst of the summer skin problems is having to deal with excess shine. Shine either brought on by overactive oil glands or …
Review: La Roche-Posay Pigment Control Serum for Dark Spots

Review: La Roche-Posay Pigment Control Serum for Dark Spots

My apologies to those of you who were looking for the wrong serum after my milk and spots post yesterday; it’s actually called …