All About Acids

You may have heard about acids in skincare… Salicylic acid, Glycolic acid and Hyaluronic acid among others. If these names take you back to high school chemistry class (or to a general state of confusion) – you are not alone.  They may not sound like ingredients you want on your skin, but they can be

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What should you look for in a cleanser?

Cleansing is the first and possibly the most important step of your skincare routine. It sets the tone for everything else that follows. Unfortunately, it is also the step that often gets paid the least attention! Sure, it only stays on your face for a couple of minutes before washing off. However, we also know

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Achieving a flawless make-up look with skincare

Can’t stop watching those Instagram make-up tutorials (mesmerising aren’t they)? You might have noticed that most Instagram makeup tutorials start with the artist massaging their favourite cream, serum or oil onto their face. This is no coincidence and is non-negotiable – moisturizing your face is a universal beauty essential. There are a number of other

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Why are we so addicted to sheet masks?

The ritual of sheet-masking may have originated in South Korea, but we can’t escape the craze that’s swept the skincare world anywhere – not even here in the Middle East. It’s almost impossible to browse through Instagram or Snapchat without scrolling past a ubiquitous masking selfie. Even our local grocer has them close to the

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5 sneaky ways you might be sabotaging your skin

Not wearing (enough) sun protection We do tend to go on about sunscreen but that’s only because it is so important to keeping your skin in the best condition it can be in, and minimizing early signs of ageing, including fine lines, wrinkles and hyper-pigmentation. Nothing sabotages your skincare more than over-exposure to UV rays

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Easy ways to make your beauty routine clean and green

Gone are the days when being a conscious consumer meant waving a heart-breaking goodbye to all those chic, exciting and beautifully-packaged products your heart desires. Luxuriously-formulated organic, vegan and cruelty-free products are more available and accessible than ever before. However, it can still be overwhelming and expensive to make a full commitment to clean and

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