I learnt something very interesting when I attended a L’Occitane Immortelle Brightening workshop a little while ago. I learnt that the Immortelle flower, which is a little bright yellow flower that grows on the Mediterranean island of Corsica is used in cooking there. Cooking! I’m afraid culinary factoids stay in my head longer than any [...]
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!
I’m showing you here, a few of the products from Kiehl’s that I’ve tried and which I like and still happen to own. I’ve used a number in my time and after I got over the dud that was my first purchase (ironically, the #1 Lip Balm – meh ) its been generally smooth sailing. [...]
Remember a little while ago, I told you I was using cream cleansers instead of oil cleansers? When I finished up the cleansers I decided not to repurchase but to try instead cleansing waters. I’ve heard so much about these micellar solutions and how they act as all in one makeup removers, cleansers and toners [...]
Over the years, I’ve heard so much about the Clarins White Plus line and their use of the sea lily to help with skin whitening/brightening. It seemed to have been the core of everything White Plus. Then, this year, I learnt the sea lily is so 2012. No more sea lilies in the Clarins White [...]