Coping with reactive skin during winter months

What’s red, itchy and not something you see all the time? No not a Christmas jumper, rather a case of reactive winter skin. About 2 weeks ago, I woke up to find the skin across my cheeks covered in small, red dots and feeling particularly sensitive. I thought back to the products I had used in the previous days, and nothing was particularly new or … Continue reading Coping with reactive skin during winter months

The Season Switch: Summer to Autumn

We are way past the end of summer, the nights are getting longer and the temperature is dipping but it’s not all doom and gloom. From a fashion perspective, Autumn means reviving boots, jackets and polo necks that have been locked away in the back of your wardrobe. For skincare, this is also a time when those cherished youth-preserving products start creeping back out as … Continue reading The Season Switch: Summer to Autumn

Primers

My approach to primer is similar to eye cream: If I remember- great. If not- it’s not the end of the world. I have always used primer for special occasions when I need my makeup to go the whole day. However recently, I’ve noticed that my collection of primers has unconsciously increased and I’ve been reaching to them more frequently before I apply my day-to-day … Continue reading Primers

Trying to be more sustainable: beauty swaps

There has been a major shift, noticeably in the last 12 months, where human impact on the planet is under the microscope and individuals, organisations and governments have to answer for their actions. Single-use plastic is a major contributor to environmental damage and although I feel guilty if I have to buy a plastic bottle of water (if I forget my reusable bottle), I can’t … Continue reading Trying to be more sustainable: beauty swaps