I have devised a two step approach to deal with my hormonal zits/weekend gluttony (crisps, chocolates)/unclean makeup brushes 😦 Pre-cursor to this blog post: I have used Pixi Glow Tonic (for quite a long time) and hence my skin is used to a 5% glycolic. I have PATCH TESTED the peels (depicted in the picture) to make sure … Continue reading Acid Peels & Aztec Mask
Úna Brennan Rose Hydrate Facial Oil (Available in Boots- £14.99, sometimes on a 1/3 offer!) I had become quite bored with my cleansing routine. So in order to mix things up, I purchased this cleansing oil from Boots. So how did it fare as a CLEANSING OIL :- Method 1 For starters — it is not … Continue reading Úna Brennan Rose Hydrate Miracle Makeover Oil
My experiences with face washes have always been fraught with disappointment —- A) Because I was blissfully unaware that ingredient lists tell a whole new story about what a cleanser can do and cannot (and a pretty packaging does not make for a great cleanser)!! Talk about naivety!!!! B) Because “generic” supermarket face washes just … Continue reading Supermarket & High Street Cream Cleansers
If you were to google Aztec Secrets : Indian Healing Clay right now — this suggestion would pop up. ” Excellent as a face mask ” —- and this is indeed the most commonly followed path. And so how does it fare as a FACE MASK? And how do you mix it? Prep instructions on the … Continue reading Calcium Bentonite Clay as a FINISHING POWDER!!
I started using makeup—-foundation to be precise: a month before my wedding (yeah you read that right —-a month before the wedding—-i shudder when i glance through the wedding pictures 😦 It didn’t look awful BUT my face felt heavy, almost felt like a Geisha ……not a pleasant experience). I remember the helpful lady at the … Continue reading A two minute makeup routine using Lily Lolo & Eco Tools.
Great Skin comes from a great diet, breathable makeup and CLEAN MAKEUP BRUSHES. I may risk sounding TOO PREACHY but it is one of the essentials in keeping my skin happy. 1) The oft suggested method is baby oil aka Johnson’s or any mild soap. This method is a start for those who use the same … Continue reading The gunk is off my Makeup Brush! Is yours too???
As i look back over my teenage years, I do wish that I had the essential knowledge on how important it is to take care of our health during pre and post menstruation. All we were worried about was good grades, homework, exams, top ranking colleges etc etc!!!! I do remember we just had an … Continue reading A Strategy to deal with my PMS