Fact-check: The Science of Face Washing

One of my friends recently asked me why you can’t solely use oil for cleaning your face. The answer is quite simple – water doesn’t dissolve oil, so you need something that does. If you’ve been on this planet for more than 10 years, you should have noticed by now that oil and water don’t mix (if you haven’t, please …

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Review: Burt’s Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Balm

  Summary Main moisturisers – sweet almond oil, beeswax Texture – greasy balm Packaging – cute tin Price – $0.88/g, but you won’t need to use much Burt’s Bees is an American company which has gotten a lot easier to find here in the last couple of years. Their Lemon Butter Cuticle Balm is the first product I’ve tried of …

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DIY: Easy Microwaveable Lip Balm

Recently I was asked to be a bridesmaid for one of my best friends. Of course I accepted! 😀 For her hens event, we decided on a DIY pampering weekend in a country cottage. To keep costs down, we wanted to try some homemade skincare projects. The easiest pampering activity I could think of is making homemade lip balm. These …

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