Review: Phytomer Pionnière XMF White Skin Translucency Cream

New season makeup trends are calling for fresh, clean skin and the no-makeup makeup look. Of course, “no makeup” really only means minimal makeup, so glowy, flawless, healthy looking skin is a must. While Asian skin doesn’t tend to show its age through wrinkles, what does give us away in the antiageing game is hyper-pigmentation and uneven skin tone. Yes, we’re lucky that our naturally melanin-rich darker skin tones help us…
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The VIDEO: Skincare Empties

As much as I love my skincare (#skincaregeek alert!), it’s rare that I actually finish a product down to the last drop. Not from any nonsensical idea that skin needs to be continually challenged with new products and more from a need to keep trying new product launches. But of course, there are those favourites that I keep coming back to, time and time again, and, stop the press, actually…
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Currently Obsessed #4: The Instant Overnight Facial in a Bottle

A cursory scroll though these pages will reveal that I’m more than a little obsessed with skincare, so it’s no great surprise that a skincare product makes it onto my C.O. list within the first few weeks. What is slightly alarming, however, is exactly how obsessed I am with this wonder product from Alpha-H. How obsessed? Let me fill you in. I’ve just got back from a two week holiday for…
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Budget Buy: The Micellar Water that Kicks Ass

Drugstore aisle lurkers will be well acquainted with this immensely affordable brand that brings science-based skincare at easy-on-the-pocket prices. Launch after launch, there are problem-specific solutions for blemish prone skin, atopic skin, sensitive skin and extremely dry skin and so many other conditions and concerns. Their latest launch has made its way firmly into my daily skincare routine, and it’s suitable for all skin types. Micellar waters have something of a cult status…
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The Skin: Antonia Burrell – Bespoke Facial

Call me shallow, but if I’m going to see a facialist, I like to see that their skin is looking good. Go on, be honest, I’m sure you’re all the same? So as soon as I meet Antonia Burrell at her clinic in Notting Hill for a facial, you know I’m in good hands. Literally. Her skin is literally glowing; radiant and luminous – exactly what I want for my skin. After…
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