Redken Heatcure Hair Mask – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

Haircare doesn’t receive as much attention as skincare and it is a shame as the state of your hair, your general hairstyle and even the way you choose to wear your hair with certain looks can make a huge difference. I always looked for nutritious shampoos and conditioners and did my usual “I’m a chemist on the lookout for ingredients” thing but admittedly, beyond that, haircare wasn’t huge for me, at least not to the level that I take myRead more

Best Cleanser To Use With Your Electric Face Brush – Lancôme Gel Éclat – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

There are many cleansers out there, some of which even go beyond the cleaning duty by offering skin nourishing ingredients. However, many of them have a relatively watery or creamy texture and are not very convenient to use in combination with cleaning enhancement products, such as electric face cleaning brushes. I personally own a Clarisonic brush and while it cleans well and the experience is nice, it is annoying to use if the cleanser is too liquid or cream like.Read more

Best Foundation Dupe yet? Estée Lauder Double Wear vs Nyx Can’t Stop Won’t Stop vs Nyx Stay Matte – In-depth Reviews and Ingredient Analyses

The Estée Lauder Double Wear foundation is the world’s best foundation for oily skin. I’ve tried many others in the process and none have been able to convince me otherwise. Many bloggers and influensers agree and it is even rated as such in places like Influenster. It’s such a good foundation that even the so called dupes I’ve tried so far, have not managed to convince me to switch. If you missed those posts check out: Three Way Battle ofRead more

Estée Lauder Double Wear Liquid vs Powder – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analyses

If you have oily skin then I’m sure you’ve heard of the Estée Lauder Double Wear foundation and for good reason. It is not one of those overhyped beauty products, it is truly the best foundation for oily skin. There are a lot of shades to choose from, which include undertones, it lasts for 12hours+, feels lightweight, controls oils, doesn’t need re-touching and you can find it to buy from almost everywhere these days. I always compare other foundations toRead more

Settling the Controversy – Is the Tarteist Pro Eyeshadow Palette Good or Bad? – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

The Tarteist Pro eyeshadow palette has been out for a couple of years and although I’ve been late to the Tarte party in general (because Tarte has a very poor presence in the UK), I also took my sweet time in deciding whether I wanted to buy this palette to begin with. This palette is one of the many controversial high-end brand beauty items, as it has received a lot of mixed reviews. There are some beauty influencers that giveRead more

Nivea Makeup Cleansing Wipes – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analyses

Taking off your makeup is an equally important procedure and a big part of your skincare routine. However, in this fast paced world we live in, where 24 hours are just not enough, we’ve adopted a few tricks to make this boring process easier and faster. Makeup wipes are literally in everyone’s house these days, even if you are not a makeup wearer! They provide such a convenient and fast way of cleaning up the skin from dirt, oils andRead more

Cheap Makeup – Nip + Fab Eyeshadow Palettes – In-depth Reviews and Ingredient Analysis

Eyeshadow palettes cost so much money these days, no matter of the brand. They tend to range from £30-£45, which is a lot of money regardless of your financial situation. You only need to buy 2-3 eyeshadow palettes and you’ve already reached the £100 mark! However, there is some light at the end of the tunnel. The drugstore brands are slowing becoming better (at least in comparison to what I remember as a child and young adult) and there areRead more

Can you smooth out lines and wrinkles? Nip + Fab Viper Venom Frown Fix – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

Skincare is paramount not only for slowing down ageing but also in general, for keeping your skin healthy, which we often forget is our body’s biggest organ. However, no matter how good your skincare is, ageing is inevitable. Cosmetics that promise you otherwise are simply giving you a dose of marketing. You can slow down ageing but you cannot avoid it. So, is there anything we can do after those lines appear or even to those natural lines and creases,Read more

Best Lipsticks for Dry Lips – Clinique Pop Lip Colour and Primer – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

Lipsticks can be a lot more than just makeup, sometimes they can even be ways to cheer ourselves up or give us a confidence boost. Check out Why do we use make up…and should we? Lipsticks are also a nice way of expressing our mood or character on the day, and some can even condition and protect our lip skin from damage. I have very dry lips all year round and I’ve been on a mission to find the most nourishing andRead more

Three Way Battle of Foundations: Estée Lauder Double Wear vs Clinique Superbalanced Silk vs Clinique Stay-Matte Oil-Free. In-depth Review and Ingredient Analyses

The Estée Lauder Double Wear foundation is the world’s best foundation for oily skin, as agreed by many bloggers, and it is even rated as such in places like Influenster etc. It’s such a good foundation that none of the other foundations I’ve tried so far, even the so called dupes, have managed to convince me to switch. If you missed those posts check out: Battle of the Foundations: Estée Lauder Double Wear VS Tarte Shape Tape Matte Foundation –Read more