Silk for Skincare and Haircare (with video)

I get asked a lot about my silk pillowcase and whether or not I’d recommend silk for skin and hair, so today I’m going to talk about the claims that you might’ve heard about with silk, and whether or not they hold up. This video is sponsored by Lilysilk, who sell most of the silk items I talk about in …

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Polyhydroxy acids? Aminofil? Neostrata Skin Active Tri-Therapy Lifting Serum

Neostrata Tri-Therapy Lifting Serum

This post is sponsored by Neostrata. Neostrata is a cult brand amongst skincare nerds, and for good reason – it’s the brand that doctors Eugene Van Scott and Ruey Yu started after they discovered the skin-rejuvenating properties of alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) like glycolic acid and lactic acid in the 1970s. Thanks to their pioneering work, AHAs are now the most …

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The Only Skincare That Works According to Science? ASAP Science video response

Recently ASAP Science released a video called “The ONLY face cream that works! – according to science”. A lot of people asked me to do a response, so here it is on YouTube (keep scrolling for the text version). So the idea of the video is that there’s lots of misleading marketing in skincare .The video is loosely based off …

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Debunking Exfoliation Myths (with video)

Exfoliants are one of the first products you start using when you get into REAL skincare. They’re a really great gateway product, but they can be a bit confusing and there are loads of myths about them. So today I’m doing the debunking! (More info on exfoliants in my Essential guide, in case you haven’t downloaded it yet!) The YouTube …

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Reusable menstrual product reviews: Saalt cup, Love Luna pads

saalt soft menstrual cup

I’ve tried more reusable menstrual products since my last post reviewing menstrual cups and period underwear – one of the best reviewed cups on the market, and my first reusable pads. All prices are in AUD unless stated otherwise. Saalt Soft Cup After sharing my struggles with the Lunette cup, a lot of people pointed me towards Saalt Soft Cup …

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Common Questions About Vitamin C (video collab with Beck Wynta)

Vitamin C video

Today’s video is a collaboration with fellow Australian YouTuber Beck Wynta. We answer some of the most common questions we get asked about vitamin C, including: Can vitamin c be used in the morning? Why does L-ascorbic acid irritate my skin? Does price matter for vitamin C serums? Can you mix vitamin C with sunscreen? Why does vitamin C turn …

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Ceramides in Skincare: QV Intensive with Ceramides Range

QV Intensive with Ceramides Range

This post is sponsored by QV. If you have dry skin, ceramides are an ingredient that deserve more of your attention. Here’s what they are, what they’re good for, and an overview of the QV Intensive with Ceramides range. What are ceramides? Ceramides are oily substances that are naturally found in the top layer of your skin, the stratum corneum. …

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Asian sunscreen reviews: Anessa, Make:Prem

Make P:rem Blue Ray Sun Gel

I’ve been trying out more sunscreens! Unfortunately trying out sunscreens for me is a bit of a chore. Over 90% of sunscreens that I try will clog my pores or give me deep throbbing cysts, and waiting for my skin to sort itself out takes about a week. Then I’ll try the sunscreen again, to more-or-less confirm that it’s the …

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