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my evening skincare routine

Regular readers of my blog will know that I am obsessed with skincare and all things about getting my skin to where I want it to be. My recent video is a detail of my evening skincare routine with all the products that I use and some tips and tricks.

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products i’ve used up recently

Since the beginning of this blog I have been tracking the products that I use till the product is finished. You can find them by clicking here. I’ve recently decided to move this section of my blog over to my YouTube channel. I feel that it gives me an opportunity…

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vitamin c in skincare: all you need to know & recommendations

This year I’ve started a series where I am breaking down different aspects of skincare and delving into the real tea. I’ve done posts on micellar water and hydrating toners, this post is all about vitamin C in skincare. If you want a brighter complexion and to fight the signs…

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how to switch up your body care in winter

The cold season is upon us! Living in Durban, one might argue that we don’t really have winter, however, temperatures and humidity have dropped and my skin is feeling the change in the environment. The goal is for my skin to feel and be moisturised in between showers, I despise…

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Introducing SKIN functional

Regular readers will know that I am a skincare fanatic. I am particularly interested in the recent trends in skincare where we are seeing brands that are transparent when it comes to ingredient list and they have affordable products e.g. The Ordinary and The Inkey List. I was introduced to…

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all about hydrating toners

The days when toners were these alcohol laden products that were used to remove extra dirt after cleansing and left the skin feeling dry are long gone. In 2020, toners are gentle products that are multipurpose: they can hydrate, contain actives that treat your skin, balance the skin etc. Toners…

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skincare actives that i use in my routine

I have been off Accutane for over a month now and I am finally bringing back actives into my skincare routine. What is an active you ask? Well, according to Chemist Confessions: Actives are what we call a group of ingredients that bring long term, targeted improvements to your skin…

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review // Vichy UV Protect Skin Defence Invisible Mist

It’s no secret on here that I am an advocate for sun protection all day, every day. One of the rules of sun protection is that you need to reapply it every few hours especially if you’re out in the sun. that’s been one of my bug bears because I…

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products I’ve recently used up

It’s about that time where I’ve finished off enough products to warrant sharing on here what I’ve used up and let you know whether I’ll repurchase the products or not. I’ve been writing these posts on the blog for the last 3 years, this time around I’ve changed it up…

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micellar water: all you need to know

I’d like to start a new series on the blog where I decode a skincare product and give you all the tea. I will put brands and preference aside and tell you the naked truth about the product. The dirst product I will decode is micellar water. I first came…

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an addition to the bioderma pigmentbio range

In 2019, Bioderma launched the Pigmentbio range which is aimed to fight hyperpigmentation. There is a new addition to the range: the Pigmentbio C-Concentrate is a high security Vitamin C cure for intense pigment correction.

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battle of the affordable makeup sponges

The Beauty Blender turned the foundation / concealer application game on its head a few years ago. After that launch, many other brands have come up with their own versions of affordable makeup sponges. Makeup lovers who have used the Beauty Blender say that no other sponge compares to it.…

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