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Dermatica Skincare discounts and offers in 2024

Ready to take the plunge in personalised skincare but don’t want the £24.99 monthly fee? I don’t blame you. With my discount code, you can get your: That gives you over 8 weeks to test the product to see if it’s right for you. To make it last even longer, I’d suggest using less product […]

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Bronzer That’s Fungal Acne Safe (and great for fair skin)

If you’re suffering from fungal acne but want to look like a bronzed goddess without the acne, look no further. I’ve been using one from Amazon, which I’ll tell you about below. I’ve suffered from fungal acne for around a year. Finding products I want to use that are safe and won’t bring me out […]

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How does Tretinoin in Dermatica work and how does it help acne?

Tretinoin is in the cream I’m getting in my personalised Dermatica subscription to fight hyperpigmentation/melasma on my forehead. It’s strong stuff, so I’ve done research and thought I’d share my findings. [Tretinoin is used for] Topical preparation to reduce hyperpigmentation of skin,such as persistent freckles, dark marks (lentigines) ormelasma. Tretinoin works by increasing the skin […]

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Dermatica Prescription Skincare Review for Melasma

After returning from holiday, I had full-blown melasma/hyperpigmentation from sun damage across my forehead and down the sides of my face. It wasn’t anything I’d experienced, mainly acne and oily skin. This was entirely new for me so I had some investigating to do. I’d always had a slight discolouration on my forehead after getting […]

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How To Dermaplane Easy At Home in 5 Simple Steps

I’ve dermaplaned my skin for years and I love it! Not only does it remove dead skin cells to make skin appear brighter, it also removes hair, so anything you put on your face, like make-up, smoothes on better and stays on for longer. Here’s how I use Estrid Dermaplaning Kit to get smooth skin. […]

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FUL Intense Moisture Hair Mask Treatment Review

Why do you need a hair mask and how is it different from regular conditioner I hear you ask? Well, the FUL hair mask is different. It includes a pH-balanced formula to deeply condition your hair with super nourishing ingredients including shea butter and coconut oil. If like me you use coconut oil after being […]

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Facetheory Skincare to the rescue after painful acne – my honest review

Facetheory is a UK-based skincare brand; Leaping Bunny & PETA approved. I’ve been using them for years, as being a bit lazy, I love it when a website makes it super easy to choose products right for you. I go for products to support with oily skin, acne and hyperpigmentation. They have a ‘routine builder’ […]

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Il Makiage Exfoliating Power Polish | My honest review

I’m always nervous at trying a new exfoliator. They either break me out in spots because they’re too harsh, or make my oily skin worse. What I like about this Il Makiage exfoliator is that you can be as soft or as hard as you like with the scrubbing, depending on your skin. The tiny […]

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My Skin Cycling Routine to help my oily, acne-prone skin

I’ve incorporated skin cycling as my routine for a few months now. I decided to do a big skincare reset after getting home from my holiday in December where I experienced painful acne, caused (I’m 99% sure) by Elemis cleansing balm which triggered fungal-acne (although I haven’t been properly diagnosed). My skin was red raw […]

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Malezia Moisturiser Fungal Acne Safe | My full honest review

When I was on holiday towards the end of 2022, I had painful, sore acne. Acne I’ve never had before. It was very sore, all over my face, with painful small-to-large bumps that didn’t have a head. I haven’t been diagnosed properly by a doctor, but I’m pretty sure I had fungal acne caused by […]

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Lacura Aldi Pink Clay Mask to detox for clean skin – my review

After using Sand and Sky’s Australian pink clay for some time (which is around £36 per 60ml – see my blog here) I decided to give this a try after spotting it in Aldi for £2.99 for 60ml. I’ve recently been suffering with fungal acne (I think – not properly diagnosed) on my forehead and […]

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Elemis Cleansing Balm to remove make up on Oily, Acne-prone Skin – full disappointing review

I recently decided to try a new makeup remover from my usual Body Shop camomile cleansing butter – Elemis Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm. A nourishing cleansing balm that melts away makeup, daily pollutants and impurities for a soft and glowing complexion. I’m extremely wary of new products like this, especially ones where reviewers describe them as […]

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Murad Age-Balancing Moisturiser SPF 30 – honest review on acne-prone oily skin

I purchased Age-Balancing Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30 | PA+++ on Murad.com back in September 2021 and have been using it daily ever since. I wanted to wait before reviewing, to give me time to really understand how it’s changed my skin and what I think of it. It was £65 back in September. It’s […]

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CeraVe Foaming Cleanser for Normal to Oily Skin – my honest review on oily skin

I’ve never used a cleanser – previously before bed, I’d splash water over my face to ‘clean’ it, or if I’d worn makeup during the day, I’d use my Face Halo with Body Shop camomile cleansing butter to get rid of all the crap that had built up. I never realised that dirt built up […]

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Tear Trough Dermal Fillers for under eye bag area puffiness- my experience and honest review

This is my 3rd time getting dermal fillers for my puffy under eye bag area. Since my late 20s (I’m now mid 30s) I’ve tried SO MANY products to help reduce the puffiness – absolutely nothing worked, and it’s since visiting my consultant that I know why. She pressed her finger on my eyelid, which […]

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The Body Shop Camomile Cleansing Butter – my honest review

How does the Body Shop Camomile take off stubborn make-up and does it irritate sensitive and oily skin? Stick around because that’s what I’m about to review. I’ve been using the cleansing butter for a while to remove stubborn waterproof mascara and when I’m wearing heavier foundation, although as I have both sensitive and oily […]

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Estrid – The Best Razor Subscription You Didn’t Know You Needed

Sick of buying disposable razors which are horrendous for the environment? I set out to find a good brand that offer a good-priced quality razor that I can trust… with my bits. Hurrah! I found them. They are Estrid: Estrid.com A couple of points worth mentioning about Estrid that sets them apart from your usual […]

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Acure Radically Rejuvenating Whipped Night Cream – my honest review

After finding out Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez uses Acure Radically Rejuvenating whipped night cream, I went to quite lengthy er, lengths to find it. I finally found a random website who posts to the UK, called iHerb. I love it when celebrities and the rich use affordable products, especially ones like AOC who seem genuine – it […]

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Beauty Pie Fruitizyme 5-min Facial – my honest review

This 5-min facial is to be used once or twice a week and is supposed to smooth, purify and resurface your skin. It helps to: prevent and reduce clogged pores leaves skin clear, smooth and clean dissolves the top skin layer to remove surface impurities It’s vegan and cruelty-free! How much is it? and how […]

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Cheap Alternative to Sand & Sky Clay Mask – T-Zone Pink Clay Mask- my honest review

Sand and Sky Australian Pink Clay Mask is around £36 for 60g, so when I heard there is a much more affordable alternative, I jumped at the chance to buy. T-Zone 125ml Pink Clay Mask is around £6. I got mine from Superdrug. It’s also vegan and cruelty-free! Hurrah! What does it do for skin? […]

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Sand & Sky Australian Pink Clay Face Mask on my acne-prone oily skin- my honest review

I wanted to share my thoughts around this clay because it’s one of my staple products I’ve consistently used for years (although I only use a couple of times a month due to the price). What does sand and sky pink clay mask do? I bought it because I wanted something to help with my […]

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Why you shouldn’t buy silk pillowcases plus comfy alternatives

I don’t know about you but recently I’ve been bamboozled with silk pillowcase ads on Insta. I actually nearly bought one because of the “amazing effects they have on your hair and skin”. They’re promoted at leaving your hair tangle-free after sleeping and skin super-soft because silk doesn’t soak up all your lotions and potions […]

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Simply Effective Natural Deodorant – my month-long experience

I’ve tried lots of natural beauty products – from haircare, to deodorant – I wanted to try this because it only contains natural ingredients. I’m trying to move away from supermarket-sold products that contain lots of nasty things that aren’t good for your body, including aluminum. From coconut oil to Jojoba oil, it’s vegan and […]

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9 tips on how to reduce acne and take care of your oily, hormonal skin

For the past few years I’ve started getting a lot of spots the week before my period is due – bigger spots around my face and smaller ones across my forehead. Not only that, I also get spots throughout the month – on the sides of my forehead, my cheeks and my chin. After a […]

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Carbon Theory | Charcoal & Tea Tree Oil Break-Out Control Facial Cleansing Bar | My honest review

At the time of updating this article, the bar has over 6k reviews on Carbontheory.com website. The bar claims to prevent breakouts by using charcoal to draw out bacteria & excess oil; tea tree to reduce inflammation plus other benefits. See how I get on using it on my acne-prone, 30-something, oily skin. I was […]

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Beauty Pie Luxury Beauty Subscription Including Popular Makeup Products – My honest review

Beauty Pie sell luxury beauty products at a fraction of the price of high-end products on the market. I first saw them on Facebook as I was targeted with one of their ads. I didn’t buy straight away but kept a note of their brand and decided to try them once I’d run out of […]

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Aurelia Natural Probiotic Skin Care – Deodorant, Moisturiser & Miracle Balm – My honest review

I’d never heard of Aurelia before, until I saw Emma Watson in a live Insta video showing the contents of her bag (don’t judge me). She said how much she loved the deodorant so I decided to look myself. I hadn’t been looking for a new deodorant but getting pretty tired of having to wait […]

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Function of Beauty – Personalised Vegan and Cruelty-Free Subscription Hair Care – My honest review

I saw this advertised on Instagram and was immediately drawn to it. You put in your hair care problems and they send you personalised shampoo and conditioner that helps sort those problems. They are called Function of Beauty and they are based in New York. What I like is how everything is personalised and tailored […]

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Removing make up with Chloe Morello’s Face Halo reusable face pad – honest review

I’ve followed Chloe Morello for a while and noticed her promotions for Face Halo makeup remover that you can use only with water. They are kind on skin as they are made of white fibre strands, “100 times finer than human hair to remove and trap makeup”. Around the edge they have a black rim […]

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How I protected and nourished my hair on the beach with coconut oil

Did you know coconut oil can do wonders for your hair, especially if it’s dry? No, me neither! I only found out on holiday when I used it to keep my hair smooth and sleek in between swims in the sea.  Being in the sea so much, it causes my hair to go extremely dry […]

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Mabel + Meg Lumilixir Serum review

I first found Mabel + Meg Lumilixir Serum through a beauty blogger on Instagram. She put a few blobs on her makeup brush, along with her foundation, and began sweeping it across her face. It blended perfectly and gave her a dewy glow.  Now I’m not sure about you, but I always think…. “do you […]

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