Timeless Vitamin C E Ferulic Acid Serum (miracle)

Timeless Vitamin C E Ferulic Acid Serum

Introduction I love vitamin C -there I’ve said it, and I’m always looking for new products. While I was digging around on the Internet looking for the next new product to try. The Skinceuticals C E Ferulic kept popping up; I don’t know about you, but £140 for a vitamin c serum is ridiculous and …

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The Inkey List – Salicylic Acid Cleanser (Love after the first wash)

The Inkey List - Salicylic Acid Cleanser

Introduction The Inkey List Salicylic Acid Cleanser was an answer to my prayers. I struggle with congested skin; left untreated my forehead is a sea of flesh coloured bumps (comedones). I stopped using a daily product with several forms of AHA and BHA acids in it and pretty much within a few days, I was …

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The Ordinary Mandelic Acid 10% + HA (brilliant!)

The Ordinary - Mandelic Acid 10% + HA

Introduction The Ordinary Mandelic Acid 10% was a product that had me scratching my head when I first saw it. It is an alpha hydroxy acid, but not one of the usual suspects. However, being a bit of a skincare junkie, I wondered how this might differ to other AHAs, for example, glycolic acid; it …

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The Ordinary AHA/BHA Peeling Solution (Fabulous!)

The Ordinary AHA/BHA Peeling Solution

Introduction The Ordinary AHA/BHA Peeling Solution has recently hit cult status due to several viral Tik Tok videos. However, I have been using this product for about two years (I am so ahead of the curve!) Anyone who is tackling excess pigmentation will probably know that there are a few staples you should be using. …

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La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo Unifant (Great basic product)

La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo Unifant

Introduction La Roche-Posay is one of those brands which pretty much everyone has tried at some point in their skincare journey. This French pharmacy favourite is renowned for using thermal spa water in all of their products. The water is from their own spring which is 1,700 years old; it is famed for containing an …

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Facetheory – C2 Clarifying Cleanser (brilliant)

Facetheory - C2 Clarifying Cleanser

Introduction One morning I woke up and all I could see was a sea of clogged pores and comedones. There was only one way to sort out this situation a clarifying cleanser, step in Facetheory’s C2 Clarifying Cleanser.  A clarifying cleanser is a spot-prone skinned person’s best friend. They have a range of ingredients that …

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Instanatural Age Defying & Skin Clearing Serum (disappointing)

Instanatural Age Defying and Clearing Serum

Introduction I am still on the quest to find products that perfectly balance efficacy and simplicity. I saw this Instanatural serum in an article, and it was touted as being highly rated and multipurpose (Happy Days) – before I knew it my grubby little fingers had already clicked the check out button. On Amazon, this …

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Facetheory – Vitamin C Cream Cleanser (fair)

Facetheory - Vitamin C Cream Cleanser

Introduction I was on the market for a gentle cleanser for mornings. While my skin isn’t that filthy first thing, I’m not a ‘splash with water and go’ in the morning and go kind of guy.  I was intrigued by Facetheory Vitamin C cream cleanser, I have never used a cream cleanser before. I thought …

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Lacura – Healthy Glow Glycolic Toner (could be better)

Lacura - Glycolic Toner

  Lacura is Aldi’s cosmetics brand, that is known for creating dupes of famous (and sometimes costly products). In the case of the Healthy Glow Glycolic Toner, they have launched a toner that looks remarkably similar to Pixi Glow Tonic (which to be honest, I have not tried as of yet). I thought I would …

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