Kim Kardashian’s Skincare Tip?

Kim Kardashian’s Skincare Tip?

Kim has never forgotten her number one skincare tip that her mother Kris Jenner shared with her. That being; to wash her face daily with a, "hot terry washcloth" for cleansing and exfoliating benefits. I wonder if she still follows her advice? Dermatologists actually recommend firstly that lukewarm water is best, fingers or a gentle, [...]

Could Water Be Doing Your Face More Harm Than Good?

Could Water Be Doing Your Face More Harm Than Good?

In my time browsing skincare forums and blogs alike, I've often seen people mention that water irritated their skin and caused breakouts, flare ups and even allergic contact dermatitis. Could this be the case for you too? H20 is actually an irritant to the epidermis and although we use it everyday to bathe and wash [...]

Why Drinking Lots Of Water WON’T Solve Skin Problems

Why Drinking Lots Of Water WON’T Solve Skin Problems

How many times have you heard drinking lots of water gives you clearer skin? Even if you drank 2 litres of water a day, it's definitely going to keep your body hydrated which is so important and have you running to the toilet every 30 mins! Contrary to popular belief, this became a beauty tip [...]

DMP Definitions – Beta Hydroxy Acids

DMP Definitions – Beta Hydroxy Acids

"Welcome back, welcome, welcome back!" To another post on DMP Definitions where I explain common skincare terminology in layman terms. Last week the series looked at Alpha Hydroxy Acids and now onto the next letter of the Greek alphabet. The series continues today with you guessed it, BHA's or Beta Hydroxy Acids. What are their [...]

How You Could Be Causing Unintentional Breakouts

How You Could Be Causing Unintentional Breakouts

What do these things have in common; diet, age, hormones, genetics, alcohol consumption and air pollution? These are just some of the more well known triggers of acne breakouts. But did you know that something like your everyday toothpaste could be breaking you out? Who would have thought as you silently scrub your pearly whites [...]