Skincare Product Reviews

For Reference: I have combination skin – Dryish on my cheeks, oilier on T-zone and chin. It is not very dry or very oily either way. I have freckles and light pigmentation on my cheekbones and acne scars. I have some fine lines and gravity is starting to take its toll. I am not acne-prone nor do I have very sensitive skin so if something breaks me out, its quite something!

The Body Shop has a range of products called Drops of Youth, which tackles the first signs of aging and has a name that sounds promisingly like the Fountain of Youth. Now, who wouldn’t like that eh? I haven’t tried the other products in the range, but I was offered to try the newest addition […]

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One of the most oft-asked questions of me is this “Can you recommend me an eye cream?” or something along the lines of how to treat the lines we inevitably get around the eyes. It’s a fact of life. Don’t want lines around your eyes? Don’t blink. Don’t show emotion. Or get botox But you know […]

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Ever since I hopped onto the exfoliating toner bandwagon a while ago starting with one from Hada Labo and then continuing with the REN Skincare Clarimatte toner, both of which I’d finished to their very last drop; one brand had been tugging away at the edge of my consciousness. This was a product that came […]

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Here’s an interesting question I get sometimes, about when or whether to use cleansing oil or cleansing balm. I should say that I’m a proponent of using both, because I’m a proponent of double cleansing. It’s the one facet of the Japanese skincare routine I started with, that I maintain and it seems to be […]

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