Sunscreen Showdown: Kosmea Moisturising Lotion and Dermalogica Ultracalming Super Sensitive Shield

As you may have guessed from the excessive sunscreen hauling, I’ve dedicated myself to finding a sunscreen that’s well formulated enough for me to want to use it daily. Wearing a good sunscreen is probably the #1 thing you can do for your skin – it slows down ageing, evens out skin tone, fades scars and of course, prevents skin …

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My Skincare Regimen (in excessive detail)

A few people have asked me about my regular skincare routine, which I described briefly in my interview with Beautiful With Brains – here it is in more detail. I generally use the same steps, but I often substitute in different products. It gets pretty complex, but I hope it makes sense! I’ve included a summary chart at the bottom, …

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Best Australian brands to check out

I’ve been travelling around Europe a bit lately, and before heading to each country I’ve been looking up lists of beauty brands and products to look out for. To return the favour for all of those awesome recs, I’ve decided to compile a list of my favourite Aussie buys for skincare, make-up and nails… Skincare  In the realm of skincare, …

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Project 100 Pan: Empties 71-80

More empties! I’ve been powering through samples while I’ve been in Europe, but unfortunately I’ve been buying a lot too. How can I not – so many new products to try! But I do feel proud of the fact I’m actually using products up these days, instead of using 2/3 of a bottle then leaving it to rot away in …

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Winter dry skin skincare regimen

Since coming to Switzerland and experiencing my first European winter, my skin has simply freaked the fuck out. Lots of little bumps, dry patches, full on pimples that wouldn’t go away. Being super smart, I’d forgotten to bring my thickest winter creams, but I managed to work out a decent skincare routine with what I had and what I could …

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Spring Skincare Regimen 1: Cleansers and Serums

I’m guessing this is the case for most beauty junkies, but I tend to think of my skincare routine as simple, but when I actually have to tell someone what’s involved, it turns out to be much more complex than I anticipated! Summer has recently hit Sydney (Sydney doesn’t really have in-between seasons – it was a high of 18 …

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Project Pan Empties #31-40

Yep… still going with my mission to use up all the things! Here are 10 more empties, I’m inching slowly to the halfway mark… 31. Lush Dream Cream – I received this as part of a prize last year, and finally used this massive tub up… just to receive another one at a recent blogger event! It’s very very good, …

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My winter skincare regimen

Since winter’s started I’ve found that my usual skincare hasn’t quite been up to scratch, so I’ve been adding some extras in to combat dryness and irritation, especially on my face and cuticles. There’s a running theme of glycerin in theses products – my skin just loves glycerin-based moisturisers! Here’s what I’ve tried recently, on my face and body. FACE …

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