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Trilogy Ultra Hydrating Face Cream

I can't believe I've taken so long to write about this fabulous face cream, but it's been a busy old time, and as they say, better late than never!When this was sent to me for review, the timing could not have been better. ┬áMy skin, which normally is problem free, was going through a terrible patch, so I was really…

AD Skin Synergy Nourishing Night Treatment Facial Oil

Why oh why didn't I try this before? I bought this little treasure a while ago, but never got around to opening and using it, but, boy, do I wish I had!Just a few drops, warmed up on the fingertips, massaged into the skin at night and I couldn't believe how good my skin felt in the morning. Dry patches…

SKIN.NY – an update

I'm testing out the SKN.NY Radical Eye Contour eye cream and Radical Restructuring Complex face cream and promised regular updates, so here's the first one.I've been using the creams for one week now, but before I get into how I feel now, here's my initial reactions.As regular readers of this blog know, I've recently had an extremely bad reaction to…

Ultra-Body and SKIN.NY

It's that time of year when we all get busy trying to shed those last few pounds that scare the living daylights out of us the minute we hit the swimwear departments. (I could almost swear blind they need new mirrors in the changing rooms!).And so I'm going to try out a 30-day detox from Ultra-Body. Apparently I don't have…

The Holy Grail for eyes? I’m still searching. . .

While I eat sleep and breathe beauty, it doesn't mean I'm any closer to finding the Holy Grail of the perfect skincare. Or make that the perfect eyecream in particular. You know the one. Gets rid of all existing lines. Prevents any new ones making their presence known. Eliminates all puffiness. Gets rid of all shadows and dark circles. Gives…

Share and share alike

Sitting with a group of girls at a social event, it dawned on me that in this life, there are those that share, and those that just don't. Chatting away, the conversation turned to skin care regimes, beauty and make-up, favourite products - you get the gist. So, did everyone dish on what their favourite, most effective must-haves were? Do…

Saaf Skincare – safe, pure and simple

In these austere times, where less has to be more just to make the pennies go further, it's good to know you don't have to sacrifice your ethical ideals. Founded by Dr Mah Hussain-Gambles, a qualified pharmacologist and homeopath, the the Saaf Pure Skincare range comprising ten products is halal, vegetarian, organic and vegan-approved, as well as being accredited to…