Weekend Reads | Looking Good Without Make-Up
Make-up is without a doubt an instant confidence booster. Within minutes you can go from Plain Jane the Wallflower to the life of the party all because of a little swish of lipgloss, a dab of concealer and a sweeping of blush to give you that all important glow. I love make-up and I honestly don’t know what I’d do without my beloved make-up bag however, there’s often a reason why we don’t like going without make-up and that’s often because of issues we may have with our skin like dark under eye circles, acne, hyperpigmentation and scarring. We all have our little ‘flaws’ with our skin but as long as we look after our skin and not put too much effort and worry into how our skin looks, we can all look great without make-up!
The Antipodes Aura Manuka Honey Mask* is a product that I’m very, very glad to have come across so early on in my life. I can seriously imagine using this well into my late years because I’m in complete love with the mask. My severe acne breakout has now become a thing of the past since using it.
All I’ll say is that glycolic, lactic and salicylic acid are skincare multiplied by a hundred!
When I need my skin to look extra special, I rely on three products to buff away dead skin, moisturise and seal that moisture in. That’s all.
Moisturising is imperative, even if your skin is prone to oiliness. These moisturisers from three great British beauty brands are packed with serious flower power.
So many of you ladies ask questions about serums and whether they’re necessary, which ones to use and how to use them. All of that’s answered here for you.
Caroline Hirons is my go-to woman for skincare. She’s worked with a tonne of brands, is a trained facialist and her fearless attitude is why I love her. If you’ve got acne, this cheat sheet she put together will help you immensely.