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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Neutrogena Naturals review and giveaway

As many readers know, I’m not a fan of brands which expect consumers to pay a premium simply because they’re natural, with the implication that “natural” things are somehow safer, or less “unnatural”, because they “don’t contain chemicals” (see one of my earliest posts on this marketing claptrap here). A lot of “natural” brands rely upon consumer ignorance and spread …

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Time to Declutter – Project Pan Empties 1-10

One of my goals for this year is to organise my life, and one of the big things is to declutter. With this in mind, I’ve recently embarked on a Project Pan in the interests of decluttering, reducing my environmental footprint and saving money (good ol’ student budget). For those of you not familiar with the concept, Project Pans are …

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