Mask while you sleep

As much as I love the ritual of applying multiple skincare products to my face, some nights I am so darn tired and just want to cleanse and get into my warm bed. With overnight masks, I can do that without getting the guilts. I cleanse my face, exfoliate, apply a mask and hey presto!…

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Two toner favourites

Toners are a bit of a misunderstood product, largely due to their history. I like to think that they have evolved into a much more varied skincare category now and thanks to this leap, we now have so many different types to choose from, depending on our skin’s needs. I have always been drawn to…

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ILIA True Skin Serum Foundation

Fans of natural beauty, I feel like we have reached a pivotal moment where natural makeup is finally, truly challenging those from the mainstream brands. I am so excited to bring you a review of a recently launched foundation from ILIA, a brand that has grown from strength to strength over the past few years.…

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A saviour for sensitive skin

Much of my new brand discoveries happen on Instagram and Harborist is no exception. Late last year I spotted their account and I was particularly intrigued by their Balm-Gel Cleanser. Firstly, I love testing cleansers and secondly, I absolutely adore gel-to-oil formulas, especially those that emulsify with water. So, when Kate Porter contacted me back…

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Let’s talk about peptides

Peptides are touted as very powerful anti ageing ingredients that are not new to the skincare industry but have certainly risen in popularity thanks to launches such as the Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Cream  and Jordan Samuel The Performance Cream. Whilst I haven’t tried these two products as yet, I have been using a local product –…

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My first impression of KORA Organics

KORA Organics, founded by one of the world’s most recognisable models Miranda Kerr, has enjoyed steady success since their launch in 2009 and is now sold internationally via retailers such as Net-A-Porter and Sephora. The most recent product launch has focused on a Kerr family favourite, the Noni fruit. But is KORA Organics worth trying,…

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A juicy drink for your skin

Skin Juice is one of those Australian brands that seem to fly under the radar despite making really awesome products. I hope that through my reviews people will see that this company, that has been around for over 20 years, is actually worth looking into. Not only are the products affordable, but all that I’ve…

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