Lab Muffin 10 Year Q&A

Lab Muffin is 10 years old! The concept, that is, not me – this isn’t some sort of weird leap year thing. In case you didn’t know, Lab Muffin started as a blog on 5 December 2011, and the first “real” blog post was on 9 December 2011 – it was on Natural vs Chemical, which the earlier, foetus version …

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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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100K Subscriber Q&A and Get Ready With Me (Video)

I made it to 100K subscribers on YouTube!◝(⁰▿⁰)◜ So to celebrate I made this video, where I do my makeup and answer your questions on my other job, how old I am, my education, how long it takes to make a video and lots of random questions about skincare and beauty. Hopefully it’s a nice distraction during this time! Check …

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Video: Interview: Deciem’s Nicola Kilner and Minh Lawton

Video Deciem Interview

I recently had the chance to talk to Deciem’s CEO and Co-Founder Nicola Kilner and Education Associate for Australia Minh Lawton – here’s the edited interview! We covered a range of topics, including how they started in the skincare industry, which Deciem products are underrated, their personal favourite products, their skincare routines, what’s coming to Deciem next year, and what it’s like …

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Resistance to Botox: What It Is and How to Avoid It

Botulinum toxin (commonly called Botox, although that’s actually a specific brand) injections have been rising as a minimally invasive treatment for wrinkles. They’re quick, relatively painless and have almost no recovery time, and if you have an experienced injector the results look very natural. Since they stop muscle movement, botox injections can also be used to prevent future wrinkles. I’ve …

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All About Micellar Water (video)

All About Micellar Water Video

Video is sponsored by Bioderma. I’ve talked about the science behind how the ingredients in micellar water work before, but I haven’t talked much about the practicalities of micellar water before. This video is a guide to micellar water, and it covers a lot of common questions about micellar water, including: The importance of cleansing What is micellar water? Is micellar …

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Can you freeze your beauty products?

Skincare fridges are taking off, and the question is – what’s the point of refrigerating your beauty products? Why does cold make them last longer? What about freezing your skincare products – is it OK? The short answer is yes, most of the time. Here’s the longer explanation… (also in video form here!) Why do beauty products go off? If …

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Instagram Live Q&A session: 30 July 2018

Instagram Live Q&A session: 30 July 2018

I did my first Instagram Live session earlier this week, where I fielded questions and answered them to the best of my ability – it was basically a pop quiz for me! The questions were mostly about skincare (of course), but there were a few about hair and cats as well. I tried to answer as many questions as I …

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