Niacinamide: Your plan B.


Everyone should have a Plan B. Right?

So, if you’ve been following, then you’d know by now, every effective skin care regimen should have some form of Retinol in it. But, it would be folly to think every beauty or skin concern can be solved by one single ingredient.

Beauty 101: Alpha Hydroxy Acids.


The turning point.

If there was one ingredient that marked the turning point in my career in beauty it would have to be Lactic Acid. From the moment I started using this clever ingredient on my skin, I was hooked. That was over 10 years ago now and I remain forever the devoted fan. 

Beauty 101: Salicylic Acid. Acne, Age Spots & Ageing.

Acne, Ageing Age spots

Life was perfect. Then this happened.

Her confusion was growing, frustration bubbling away under the surface, her angst becoming more and more noticeable. It just shouldn’t be this way, she thought. I’m confident, smart, successful and yet? Now in her forties, what she thought she’d left behind in her twenties, began to make a reappearance. On top of this, there was something else beginning to appear.

Beauty 101: Hyper-pigmentation


The musings of a mad woman.

Just like the mad musings of Lady Macbeth once they appear those damned brown spots of pigmentation can be quite the curse. You may think with despair in your heart that what has been done from a lifetime in the sun cannot be undone. But all is not lost.