#FaceCamp

#FaceCamp

Sugar Face, Fat Face and Phone Face… No, they’re not insults as you may initially assume, rather they’re the common afflictions befalling our visages in this modern era according to FaceGym, the hottest workout studio around, only it’s for the face. As…

Breakouts, Miracle Masks and Pollution - Notes of a Skincare Junkie in New York

Breakouts, Miracle Masks and Pollution – Notes of a Skincare Junkie in New York

As I write this, I’ve just arrived in Seattle to visit family after an epic weekend in New York. While I’ve been to many cities, few have impressed me quite like New York City and I think that’s mainly down to…

An Unlikely Home

An Unlikely Home

I’ve shared the contents of my beauty cabinet on several occasions, but how’s the fridge for beauty storage? There are two main reasons why the same place I keep my milk and eggs makes for great storage in comparison to the bathroom cabinet –…

The Exam Season Kit

The Exam Season Kit

As if one degree wasn’t enough, last year I decided to read for a master’s and subject myself to more late nights spent writing 4,500 word essays on topics from how governments in the Gulf can promote entrepreneurship in their economies to why…

The Love Remains

The Love Remains

I keep a journal. There’s just something incredibly therapeutic about penning your innermost thoughts, especially when times are tough and seemingly hang over you like an albatross around your neck. Granted my feelings aren’t as eloquently documented in a writing style similar to the…

The Mixstress Workshop | Turmeric & Oat Face Mask

The Mixstress Workshop | Turmeric & Oat Face Mask

With the exception of those super high-tech glycolic, hyaluronic or lactic acid laced face masks, there are other skincare items I’d personally rather splurge on simply because I believe that absolutely nothing beats a mask born from the ingredients sitting in our…

Operation Banish Those Marks

Operation Banish Those Marks

You’d think that suffering at the hands of acne for years would be enough, but once you tackle it what’s left behind is a patchwork of hyperpigmentation enough to leave you convinced that you’ll be reaching for the full-coverage concealer for eternity….

2014's Favourite Products

2014’s Favourite Products

The thoughts and emotions that come around this time of the year are so overwhelming – I’m often in a pensive, reflective mood and can’t help but look back to the past year’s regrets, triumphs and achievements. For me my year couldn’t be more bittersweet…

Additions to the Skincare Cabinet | SkinCeuticals

Additions to the Skincare Cabinet | SkinCeuticals

No matter my attempts at streamlining my skincare cabinet, I always find it full to the point that products become weapons – a bottle of Gunjeoir Neroli Face Elixir dropping on your head upon opening the cabinet is not fun! Each and…