Why I Started Using Natural Skincare

My curiosity for natural skincare started when I discovered that most of our face scrubs contained plastic micro beads and were causing havoc to our environment and marine life. This realisation made me sick to my core. Which got me thinking, we as consumers, don’t always read labels and understand what each product contains before placing it on our skin. It seems unnecessary and I admit, I’m well and truly guilty of this, but we need to pay more attention. A point that we all need to remember is that much of what we put on our skin will be absorbed into our bloodstream. Now, that’s food for thought… Continue reading “Why I Started Using Natural Skincare”

How to Survive Winter – Skincare Edition

Winter isn’t coming my loves, Winter is well and truly here and I wanted to share with you my skincare survival tips. During Winter, we are exposed to cold air, harsh winds and drying elements which all have the potential to leave our skin feeling irritated, sensitive, flaky and dry.Β To help keep skin glowing, simply follow these tips andΒ see how I apply them in my daily life.

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Quarter 1 2016 Favourites – Skincare & Bodycare

I haven’t done a favourites post in a while and I thought I would do a “Quarter 1 2016” favourites, broken down into three parts.
1. Skincare & Bodycare
2. Nailcare & Haircare
3. Makeup & Other

Why three parts? Because there’s going to be a lot of products in each category and I didn’t want the post to be extremely long (win win for everyone).

As I get older, I try to make a conscious decision to take better care of my skin, this includes my best attempts to eliminate unnecessary chemicals from products I use. So, for my skincare and bodycare, I try to use natural products where possible. However sometimes, I haven’t found an option that has completely won me over, so I use “mainstream” products. Continue reading “Quarter 1 2016 Favourites – Skincare & Bodycare”