A serum that is free of nasties, suitable for all skin types, lightweight yet intensely hydrating and lives up to its claims? Yes, please! The Vichy Mineral 89 Skin Fortifying Daily Booster ticks all the right boxes and works as well IRL as it claims to on the box. This is one little gem you definitely want to add to your skincare routine and here’s why.
I’ve always believed looking good and feeling good go hand in hand. I’m not ashamed to say that I’ll almost always have a good day when my skin is behaving, doesn’t look dull or feel parched and tight. But the fact is, I have to make an effort to have those “great skin” days. Now more than ever.
First Alicia Keys and now Kim Kardashian. The reality TV star who with her numerous selfies and behind the scenes Snaps got us all to contour and strobe on cue, decided to attend the Balenciaga show at Paris Fashion Week completely makeup free. While I don’t think Kim is going to go sans makeup on the regular, her flawless skin has given us all #goals. And here’s what you need to do to get amazing skin like hers.
When it comes to taking a break, a day at the beach is up there on the list. I love lounging in the late afternoon sun, chilled beer in hand, the rhythmic sound of the waves beating against the shore, white sand between my toes. But to ensure a day at the beach is truly idyllic, it’s essential to pack a few key beach accessories. There’s nothing worse than getting there only to realise that you’ve forgotten to carry a sarong or hat or, worse still, sunglasses in your beach bag. I figured since it’s summer and most of us are going to be spending at least some time by the sea I’ve made a handy list of what you need to take to the beach. Continue reading
I have a confession to make. I have beauty ADD. No matter how much I tell myself I’m going to have a dedicated skincare or makeup routine and consistently use the skincare products and makeup, I always end up getting distracted by a new product and move on to that. I mean how else will I be able to review and tell you how great they are! So really, it’s not me, it’s my job. Which is why it takes me very, very long to collect empties and these posts will not be a monthly occurrence. I did however manage to get through these few and thought I’d share my thoughts with you.
Whether you’re travelling home for the holidays or heading off on a vacation, airplane travel can be stressful. Along with the crying toddler or the passenger that’s constantly kicking your seat, you also have to deal with pressurised cabin air, low humidity, unhealthy plane food and the lack of sleep. All of these take a toll on your body and skin and can cause breakouts or acne. Which is why I came up with my tried and tested post airplane beauty routine and it works like a charm. Every. Single Time. Continue reading
There was a time when the thought of flying would fill me with dread. Not just because I would be couped up in a cramped space for hours, but also because my already dry skin, gets even drier. In a bid to combat this dryness, I have tried various combinations of skincare products, read up on in-flight beauty routines and checked how celebrities and dermatologists do it. Now, numerous flights, moisturisers, masks and oils later, I have finally narrowed down the ideal airplane beauty essentials for travel. Continue reading