My Current AM/PM Skin Care Routine

I recently got a new job and I have been spending less time taking care of my skin as I settle into new routines and such.  I haven’t been as active as I would have liked to be with my skin care regime at the moment, so here is what I’ve been using recently to […]

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Articulate, Articulate #1: On Beauty and Skin Care With @misscandiceb

Articulate (ar-TIC-yuh-lit – adjective) Having or showing the ability to speak fluently and coherently. Articulate (ar-TIC-yuh-late – verb)   Pronounce (something) clearly and distinctly. Express (an idea or feeling) fluently and coherently. ‘The total history of almost anyone will shock almost everyone.’  – Mignon McLaughlin ↑That is one of my favourite quotes because we see hundreds, […]

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Seaweed Oil Balancing Toner Vs. A Breath Of Fresh Air Toner

The Seaweed Oil Balancing Toner (£8.00) and A Breath Of Fresh Air (£4.95/£9.50) are both effective toners that are great at reducing and controlling sebum.  They’re both suitable for oily and combination skin and both function well. They’ve never really been a part of my full skin care routines.  Only on specific occasions.  I use the Seaweed […]

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B. Sparkling Water Cleanser Review

Over the last couple of weeks I have been updating my skin care products and trying new things.  Cleansing is an important part of my skin care routine when it comes to removing make-up, dirt, debris and excess oils.    When I was in Superdrug last week I noticed a lot of products branded B […]

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Tea Tree Vs. Tea Tree: Toner Review and Analysis

I have oily/combination skin and when my skin produces too much oil I breakout like crazy.   I use a lot of Tea Tree products in order to help with the reduction of sebum and prevent breakouts.  Toners are an essential part of my skin care routine as toning is an important role in the cleansing […]

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Health Benefits of Olive Oil and How I Use It Outside of The Kitchen

There once was a time when oil was just oil to me and all it was used for was making sure the food didn’t stick to the pan.  Whether it be scrambling eggs or shallow frying chicken, I did’t really care as long as there was enough oil in the pan.  I used to use […]

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Using Green Tea Leaves As A Cleansing Exfoliator

When I wake up in the morning the first thing I always do is make myself a hot drink.  Usually it’s coffee to give me a little energy for the day but sometimes herbal tea is a nice refreshing change too.  I usually like to keep a variety of herbal teas within the household for […]

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Tea Tree Anti-Imperfection Night Mask Review

If it has Tea Tree in it, I’m probably using it.  I only recently found out about The Tea Tree Anti-Imperfection Night Mask (£12) as I was scrolling through beauty review blogs and I knew immediately that I wanted to to try it.  This night mask is for oily and blemished skin and it leaves the skin […]

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我的美麗日記 (My Beauty Diary) Black Pearl Sheet Mask Review

If you don’t know what a sheet mask is, it is a paper like fabric in the shape of a face that you place over your skin. It has holes where they eyes, nose and mouth should be. The sheet is made paper, various fibres and gels. It is also soaked in nutritious concentrated solutions […]

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Methods & Products I Use to Prevent Breakouts and Reduce Blemishes

We have all experienced the feeling of blemishes pushing their way through to the surface of the skin at some point and if you’re unlucky enough it also happens before you’re about to go somewhere you want to look your best. I have combination skin, so I only use blemish prevention products when I feel […]

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Drops of Youth Gentle Foam wash & Liquid Peel Review

I have been using The Body Shops Drops of Youth Gentle Foam Wash (£9.50) and Liquid Peel. (£18.00) Review for almost a month now and I have been amazed with the results of my skin. The Drops of Youth Collection has been out for a long time now and I was reluctant to try it […]

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National Sun Safety Week: 6 ways to Stay Protected

This week is national sun safety week so here are 6 things you can do to stay safe when the sun is shining on you this summer. (and because I couldn’t find anymore) Sunscreen.  Obvious, I know but it is important.  Anything SPF 30 or above is better and it should be reapplied every 2 […]

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Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask: Review

It has been over a week since I bought this Himalayan Charcoal mask from the Body Shop and it’s very impressive.  This face mask is 100% vegan and contains, organic tea tree oil, bamboo charcoal and green tea leaves.  It contains no mineral oils or parabens and leaves your face smooth with a natural glow […]

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