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Natural vs Synthetic

17th July 2019 in Busting Myths, Hints and Tips, Skincare - 2 Comments - 4 min read

Welcome, Skintellectuals! If there is one thing I see more often than not is the argument between Natural vs Synthetic which is right?Its really not as simple as that, nothing is ever that black and white. I thought I would break down my thoughts on this issue. Personally, I prefer synthetic ingredients because a lot of the time the information we get from them is…

REN Clean Screen Mineral SPF 30 Review

15th July 2019 in Skincare, SPF - 1 Comment - 3 min read

Welcome, Skintellectuals! If there is one thing that I would say is the most important step in a skincare routine, it would sunscreen. We often underestimate the amount of damage that can be done from not wearing a proper sunscreen: from burning to damaging our DNA it’s really important to use a good sunscreen. What is it? REN Clean Screen is a mineral based sunscreen…

Pixi Glow Tonic – Worth The Hype??

12th July 2019 in Exfoliation, Skincare - 3 Comments - 2 min read

Welcome, Skintellectuals! I don’t tend to be the type of person that buys into the hype, to be honest, I’m usually one of the last people to try something because how good can a product really be?Well, let me tell you the hype for Glow Tonic is real and every bit deserved. I know that the idea of another step in your skincare routine might…

Clinique iD Active Cartridge System Review

1st July 2019 in Moisturiser, Skincare, Treatment - 4 Comments - 2 min read

Welcome, Skintellectuals! When i say i absolutely love Hyaluronic Acid, its not an exaggeration its one of those ingredients that give you instant results and for someone who tend to suffer from dehydrated skin its an absolute godsend! What is it? I was sent this quite a while back but I had already been using the Hydrating Jelly so I wanted to use that up…

Retinol Myths That Need to Be Laid to Rest

18th June 2019 in Busting Myths, Hints and Tips, Skincare - 3 Comments - 3 min read

Welcome, Skintellectuals! Retinoids are probably the single most effective skincare product you could have in your arsenal simply because they are proven to work with around 30+ years worth of exhaustive research. While retinoids are amazing there are a vast amount of myths around this wonder product and i thought i would take 5 of these myths and break them down for you! This is…

Stubborn Cosmetics Custom Made Moisturiser Review

28th May 2019 in Moisturiser, Skincare - 3 Comments - 2 min read

Welcome, Skintellecuals! I often find it rather hard to find a good moisturiser that will work for my combination skin; I need a moisturiser that isn’t too thick as to smother the oilier parts of my skin, but I need something hydrating enough for the drier parts of my skin.This is where the wonder that is Stubborn Cosmetics comes in created by the fantastic Annalisa…

ZitSticka Killa Kit Review

25th May 2019 in Skincare, Treatment - 6 Comments - 2 min read

Welcome, Skintellectuals! Acne and breakouts have to be the absolute bane of my life! I finally get everything under control and then two days later another one pops up, it can be annoying! Fortunately, this doesn’t happen as often anymore due to me using adapalene now, but when a random angry spot does pop up, I have ZitSticka to take care of it. What is…

Sunday Riley A+ High Dose Retinoid Serum Review

20th May 2019 in Skincare, Treatment - 6 Comments - 3 min read

Welcome, Skintellecuals! If there is one product, I love more than anything; it has to be retinol because you can achieve so much with this. If you’re looking for actual results, then retinol is for you.I know a lot of people can be somewhat wary of using retinol, but there is honestly nothing to worry about so long as you approach it correctly instead of…

Medik8 Hydr8 B5 Intense Review

8th May 2019 in Serum, Skincare - 6 Comments - 3 min read

Welcome, Skintellectuals! If you have been reading my blog for any length of time you’ll know that I think hydration is really important in a skincare routine. As we age our skin becomes drier as it can’t replenish the oils as it used to, combine that with the degradation of collagen and we get saggy wrinkled skin. That’s where Medik8 Hydr8 B5 Intense (30ml –…

Dermalogica Prisma Protect SPF30 Review

3rd May 2019 in Moisturiser, Skincare, SPF - 4 Comments - 2 min read

Welcome Skintellectuals! Whenever something arrives from Dermalogica you know its going to be fun to try! I feel like Dermalogica is one of a few few amount of brands that actually still innovate and create products that are unique. Prisma Protect SPF 30, first and foremost is a moisturiser which is light-activated and provides broad spectrum defense against UV rays whilst preventing future signs of…

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