Reviewing Cult Asian Products (with video)

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This video is sponsored by Stylevana. If you’re into skincare, you’ll know that there’s lots of hype around Asian skincare, particularly Korean and Japanese products. And it’s not hard to see why! Korean and Japanese skincare have lots of product types that you don’t really see with Western brands, and they tend to be really affordable. But there are so …

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My Favourite Sunscreens: 2021 Update (with video)

sunscreen connoisseur

As a sunscreen connoisseur who tries out a lot of sunscreens, it always feel premature to make a list of my favourites. I try a lot of sunscreens but I feel like I can never get through as many as I’d like, because unfortunately I have just the one face. I did a list of my favourites at the end …

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Products I Used to Love (with video)

Products I Used to Love

I’m a dinosaur in beauty blogger years. I started my blog in December 2011, and in the last 10-ish years, I’ve learned a lot as I’ve read way too deeply into pretty much everything. I recently had the urge to go through some of my older posts, and unsurprisingly, I’ve said quite a few myths in the past (like the …

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Ultra Violette Review: Full Range!

Ultra Violette Sunscreens

This post is sponsored by Ultra Violette. Exciting news – one of my favourite sunscreen brands, Ultra Violette, is now available in the UK through Space NK. I’ve raved about a few of their products before, but I haven’t really done a comprehensive post going through all of the options and what the differences are. Strap in! (Also: you can …

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Best and Worst of The Ordinary Part 1 (with video)

Best and Worst of The Ordinary

I’m finally doing a big overview of some of The Ordinary’s products. They have a LOTĀ of products, and I wanted to try as many as I could, and I only have one face so it’s taken a while! I could only get through a few categories though, so I’ll probably go through the rest at some later date. I’m going …

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Period undies review: Modibodi and Bonds

As I’ve mentioned before, I’ve been trying to get a bit more comfortable talking about normal bodily functions, and I think it’s important that we discuss what works and doesn’t work with reusable period products – about half the population spends about 10 years menstruating, if you add it all up! So I’m reviewing two more brands of period underwear …

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Choosing retinol products: Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Regenerating Cream

Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Regenerating Cream

This post is sponsored by Neutrogena. Retinol is one of the most popular anti-aging skincare ingredients, but it’s also one of the trickiest when it comes to choosing a product, and one of the ones where looking at the percentage and analysing the INCI list doesn’t quite cut it.  There’s a common perception that drugstore skincare is ineffective, and only …

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Microcurrent Devices: Science and Foreo Bear Review

This video is sponsored by Foreo. Microcurrent devices are handheld electronic gadgets that have two metal spheres on them. There are lots of claims about how they tone and contour your face, so here’s the science behind microcurrent, how to use a microcurrent device and the results I’ve gotten after using the Foreo Bear on the right side of my …

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