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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How to Choose UV Protective Clothing

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I talk about sunscreen a lot here, but sunscreen isn’t the only way to protect your skin! Today I’m going to talk about how to choose clothes that protect you from UV. The video version is here on YouTube, keep scrolling for the written version… UV protection from clothing Us Australians were brought up on sun protection slogans. If you’re a …

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Which Type of Sunscreen Should I Use? A Guide

Neutrogena Sheer Zinc Mineral Sunscreen Stick

This post is sponsored by Neutrogena. There are many different types of sunscreen: light lotions, thick creams, sprays, sticks, powders, foams. I often get asked which one is the best and, unfortunately, the answer is that it depends. (Yeah, I know I say that a lot – things generally aren’t black and white!). The best sunscreen is always one that …

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How to Reapply Sunscreen Over Makeup (with video)

How to Reapply Sunscreen Over Makeup

Today’s video is on one of the more commonly asked questions I get about sunscreen. You put your sunscreen on in the morning, apply your makeup over it… but you’re meant to reapply it every 2 hours. So how do you reapply it without messing up your makeup? And do you really need to reapply it? Here’s the video on YouTube, including a …

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Getting Hair Dye Off Your Hands

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I’ve had coloured hair for 2 years now, and I’ve been doing all the recolouring at home with temporary (direct) dye – it’s gone from a dye session every week (purple) to coloured conditioner in the shower (pink), and now to a dye session every 2 weeks (blue). So I’ve dealt with a lot of stained skin! The best way …

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Pandemic Skincare: How to Fix Dry Hands (Dermatologist Advice) (with Video)

Pandemic hand skincare

I’ve talked about the ins and outs of DIY hand sanitisers quite a bit. So naturally people have started asking me: How do you look after the skin on your hands when you’re washing and sanitising them so much? How do you stop your hands from getting so dry and irritated? So I asked a bunch of healthcare workers: dermatologists, …

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