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Sunday Morning Formulating: Green Tea Gel Hydrator

I got up this morning and while I was making my coffee, I decided to make a Green Tea Gel Hydrator to go underneath my MAP serum, moisturiser, and Rose Sunscreen. I thought I might do a quick post demonstrating … Continue reading

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Chrysalis Serum: banish dark circles forever

The above is clearly a stock photo, but it’s also a pretty good representation of what this serum did for my skin. You really need to try it. If you have issues with dark circles, dull skin, pigmentation, sun damage, … Continue reading

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10% MAP Serum + AHYP (Updated Formula)

Vitamin C is a staple of any good skincare regime. My preference at the moment is MAP, or Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, because it doesn’t have the irritation of L-Ascorbic Acid and delivers great results. I love the way it sinks … Continue reading

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Skin Care Update

Hi Everyone! Life has been extrememly hectic since I finished my PhD, but I find myself now with a small window of time with which to check in here, say hello, and update you all on my skincare routine. I … Continue reading

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What I Eat

When I wrote this post about my new year’s resolutions recently, I mentioned that I am about 80%- 90% vegan and don’t eat refined sugar or refined carbohydrates. Hayley tweeted me and asked for a bit more information on what … Continue reading

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DIY Rose Sunscreen (24% Zinc Oxide) + latest skincare routine

Hi everyone! So I’ve been meaning to post this recipe for a while, and now that it’s Sunday morning and I’m sitting here with green tea in hand, I think that now is the time! I’ve posted quite a bit … Continue reading

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Favourites of 2009

Foundation: Kryolan TV Paintstick. Easy to use, good coverage, and doesn’t wear off during the day.  Colour match is perfect too. Powder:  Chanel Poudre Universelle Loose Powder.  Finely milled, great colour match, and very natural results. I also love that … Continue reading

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I Know Lots of People Have Already Said it, but…

I’m on my second pot of Peter Thomas Roth Unwrinkle Peel Pads, and I still love them.  I know that you’ve probably read many glowing reviews about this exfoliant, and they are well deserved.  You feel a tingling sensation when … Continue reading

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Top Burt’s Bees Recommendations

Burt’s Bees maintains a focus on 100% natural products and environmentally sensitive packaging, which are both admirable and noble ideals.  In terms of the quality of their products, I find that they (like Benefit, Urban Decay, and a range of … Continue reading

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Be Great in Act, as you Have Been in Thought

This product sounds great.  The label states that this is a body cream which mixes green tea and honey, neither of which I can really smell (what does green tea smell like anyway?). But the fragrance of this body cream … Continue reading

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