Paula’s Choice Clinical 1% Retinol Review and Price Comparison


It’s hard to think of a more formidable figure in science-based skincare than Paula Begoun. She’s been breaking through beauty marketing bullshit for 30 years, and while I don’t necessarily agree with all of her conclusions about skincare ingredients, it’s impossible to deny her positive influence. She launched her brand Paula’s Choice in 1995, featuring affordable and science-backed products, and …

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Face of Australia Glossy Lip Crayons – comparison swatches

I posted swatches of the fantastic new Face of Australia Glossy Lip Crayons last week. Since the smooth moisturising texture is one of my favourite lip product finishes, there are quite a few similar products in my collection, so I thought I’d show you guys some comparison swatches. First up, against other brands: Face of Australia’s Pecan Pie is a …

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Cheap Near-Dupe Alert: Models Prefer Moisture Lust Lipstick swatches and review

I’m in love with Revlon Lip Butters, but in Australia they’re really pricey (RRP is… $21.95!!). Luckily, there are a few dupes and near-dupes that have popped up recently, including the Maybelline Color Whisper lippies I reviewed last week. Here’s another, the Models Prefer Moisture Lust line, which comes in at a tad over half the price of the Lip …

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