Favourite Moisturiser? Lagom, Atopalm, Neogen Reviews (with video)

lagom cellus products

I recently reviewed a bunch of Korean products from Lagom, Atopalm and Neogen for a sponsored video with StyleKorean. Unlike my usual collaborations with online stores, they chose the products for me, which I was initially a bit skeptical about. But to my pleasant surprise (and honestly, relief) they chose some products that suited my skin and had some really …

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Fenty Skin Start’rs Skincare Range review

Fenty Skin Start'rs

Fenty Beauty is singer Rihanna’s beauty line, which launched in 2017 with an industry-changing range of inclusive foundation shades. There’s been a ton of hype around what skincare products Rihanna would launch on July 31st this year – and now I’m finally allowed to talk about the Fenty Skin products I’ve been trying for the last few weeks. There are …

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Ascorbyl Glucoside Vitamin C: Avène A-Oxitive

Avene A-Oxitive

This post is sponsored by Avène. I’ve been really happy to see more vitamin C products hit the marketplace recently. Vitamin C is one of my favourite skincare ingredients – it’s a powerful antioxidant that’s fantastic for soaking up free radical damage, which makes it great for evening out skin tone and reducing fine lines. As someone who’s very prone to …

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Why Skincare Isn’t Just About Actives

I’ve seen many people online say things like “moisturisers just seal in moisture, you need actives to have real anti-aging effects”. I strongly disagree, and to back up my case I’m going to present a recent study that I think really illustrates the difference a basic product (cleanser, moisturiser, sunscreen) can make. The “actives or nothing” approach really underestimates how …

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All About Azclear Azelaic Acid Medicated Lotion

This post is sponsored by Azclear. Here’s a breakdown of the science behind a cult Australian skincare nerd favourite: Azclear Medicated Lotion. What Is Azelaic Acid? Azelaic acid is an active skincare ingredient that’s great for a range of skin conditions, including mild to moderate acne and papulopustular rosacea. You’ll mostly find it in creams and gels, at concentrations between …

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What Does Coenzyme Q10 (Ubiquinone) Do in Skincare?

Coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme Q10 (ubiquinone) is an ingredient found in lots of skincare products. Here’s the lowdown on what it is, and what it does for your skin. What Is Coenzyme Q10? Coenzyme Q10 (also known as ubiquinone or CoQ10) is a fat-soluble substance found in almost every tissue in your body. Your body naturally produces a lot of it. Its main …

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My Travel Skincare and Makeup Bags

Skincare and Makeup Travel Bags

I travelled to France and England recently, and some people asked me what I packed – so I filmed some videos talking about the products I brought with me. Here they are! Note: You might need to disable ad-blocking to watch these. Travel Skincare Bag Ultraceuticals Daily Moisturiser SPF 30 Mattifying Real Barrier Cream Cleansing Foam Bioderma Sensibio H2O Micellar …

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Purito Centella Green Level Review

Purito Centella Green Level

Centella asiatica is a really popular ingredient that shows up in lots of “cica” products, both in Asian and Western brands. I recently had the opportunity to try out three products from Purito’s Centella Green Level line, which contains very high levels of this trendy skincare superstar ingredient. What Is Centella Asiatica? I’ve talked about the science behind Centella asiatica …

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