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

A nourishing, mattifying day cream with SPF – Paula’s Choice RESIST Super-Light Daily Wrinkle Defence Broad Spectrum SPF30 – In-Depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

Moisturising your skin is a very important task, even if you are the oily type. Part of the oily skin problem can sometimes be caused due to lack of moisturisation, as the skin’s desperate attempt to compensate. Nevertheless, whether you are oily or not, giving your skin some replenishing, nourishing and conditioning ingredients as well as SPF protection during the day time is an absolute must! As a result, I am always looking out for a good day cream andRead more

Paula’s Choice Clinical 1% Retinol Treatment – In-Depth Review, Ingredient Analysis and a Chemist’s Verdict

Paula’s Choice is a brand that makes me happy as a chemist but also as a woman because most of their products ACTUALLY work. Paula includes ingredients that are supported by scientific peer-review research studies and avoids unnecessary ingredients such as fragrances etc that can cause skin irritation. In general, she sings a very similar song to me and I have a feeling me and Paula would be good friends! In a previous post I shared one of my ride-or-dies,Read more

Paula’s Choice Skincare Resist Anti-Aging Serum Foundation – In-Depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

Paula’s Choice is one of my favourite brands as it stands for similar concepts as me, the two major ones being that “the ingredients are the truth” and not the marketing words on cosmetic packaging, and they base the ingredients’ claims on scientific, peer-reviewed studies. I have many of the skincare products from this brand and I love them, some of their products are ride or die for me and make a huge difference on my skin. So I thoughRead more

Paula’s Choice Resist Youth-Extending Daily Hydrating Fluid SPF 50 – In Depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

Wearing an SPF of minimum 15 is an absolute must at all times, for the health and youth preservation of our skin. However, with the summer months now already settled and the sun shining lower and stronger, our skincare protection must also adapt accordingly. Although, bear in mind that even if you live or your holidays are in a colder place, a higher SPF protection might also required, especially if you are at high altitude or close to snow. IfRead more

Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Intensive Recovery Ampoules – In Depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

If you read my previous posts you probably know that one of my ride or die, swear by, products is the Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II Serum. This is a serum your are meant to use at night (but you can use it during the day too) before your moisturiser, to give your skin extra nutrients and some anti-ageing help. For me, it’s almost like skin medicine. After a month of daily usage (in combination withRead more

The Chemistry Brand – Pro-Repair, Anti-Ageing Skincare for Hands. Does it Work?

Ageing is something that unfortunately is inevitable, but thankfully some cosmetics can help reduce the ageing appearance and maybe even slow down some of it. One of the first signs or places where you can see someone’s age from, are the eyes and the hands. I am now in my 30s and while I don’t have any noticeable wrinkles yet, I have noticed that my hands are not as youthful looking as they used to. I don’t think that theyRead more

Vitamin A in skin care – Is it worth it?

Other than product and concept reviews on beauty and fitness, every now and again I look into a subject in a little more detail to bring you the science based facts, no promotional lies, and hopefully a little more understanding. I hope you find this interesting, please like, subscribe and share but more importantly grab a coffee and let’s begin! The scientific evidence Vitamin A is an essential compound for a normal and healthy human function. Like other vitamins, itRead more

Vitamins C & E – Do they work in skin care?

Other than product and concept reviews on beauty and fitness, every now and again I look into a subject in a little more detail to bring you the science based facts, no promotional lies, and hopefully a little more understanding. I hope you find this interesting, please like, subscribe and share but more importantly grab a coffee and let’s begin! The scientific evidence Vitamins C and E are vital for our body to function normally. Vitamin C protects cells whileRead more