Hyperpigmentation & the products I’m using to tackle it

I started to develop hyperpigmentation on my face in my late twenties. After each summer I had noticeably darker patches on my face across my forehead, temples, upper lip and sides of my cheeks. Despite being meticulous with applying suncream to my face, it appears all the same, often having me question whether it is hyperpigmentation caused by sun damage or melasma- which are not … Continue reading Hyperpigmentation & the products I’m using to tackle it

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

First impressions: Beauty Pie

Nowadays the trend is: even if it isn’t broke- fix it. Disruption is everywhere including the beauty industry and in pole position is Beauty Pie- an online store dedicated to luxury products at factory prices and ultimately removing the middle man aka the brand. Beauty Pie is the brainchild of Marcia Kilgore, founder of Bliss, Soap & Glory and FitFlop. The woman knows good business. … Continue reading First impressions: Beauty Pie

Skincare advice to my 22-year-old self

Another year, another Insta-trend. This time, to celebrate Instagram’s 10-year anniversary, they are asking people to post a 10-year-challenge: putting up a photo from 2009 and a photo from 2019. The results are what you would expect- embarrassing fashion choices, questionable hairstyles, dramatic body changes and the usual comedic memes. In 2009, I graduated from university in London and finished my part time job at … Continue reading Skincare advice to my 22-year-old self