30 November 2022

Retinol Alternatives: Are They As Good as Retinol?

Are retinol alternatives as effective as retinol without the side effects of retinoid dermatitis? A look at the science and evidence behind "natural" and "green" alternatives to retinols- bakuchiol, rosehip oil and peptides. If you've tried them and felt disappointed by the lack of results, here's why.

5 popular retinol serums and creams from Innisfree, Paula's Choice, Kiehl's, The Ordinary and RoC get my review. Find out which performed the best and worst for 2023's review of retinol...

14 November 2022

Retinol Serums & Creams Review 2023

What is retinol and how does it work? Explaining one of 2022's top active ingredients and all the questions around it- do retinol sandwiches work and what to do if your skin is not responding to ...

29 October 2022

How Does Retinol Work? Retinol Explained Simply

Trending in South Korea and the Philippines, the Barbie Arms Treatment is a combination of liposuction and botox injections to the upper arm muscles. This body contouring aims to give a slender, slimm...

27 October 2022

What is the Barbie Arm Treatment?

How do UV sunscreen stickers work? Decoding the science behind another viral TikTok Trend, SpotMyUV's UV detection stickers that's being used to review sunscreens. These UV stickers turn pur...

02 October 2022

Review: SpotMyUV UV Detection Stickers

What is skin cycling? This derm approved TikTok trend was coined by NYC dermatologist, Dr Whitney Bowe. This review explains how a skin cycline routine works; and guides the use acids and retinols, pa...

20 September 2022

What is Skin Cycling? The Derm Approved TikTok Trend Explained

Review of KAHI Wrinkle Bounce Multi Balm- the Korean skin balm that has viral on TikTok; and has been featured in several popular K-dramas such as Extraordinary Attorney Woo and music videos by Ava Ma...

16 September 2022

Review: KAHI Wrinkle Bounce Multi Balm

Back acne or truncal acne affects about 50% of facial acne sufferers. Factors such as exercise, excessive sweating and clothing choices can worsen body acne. Your complete guide to understanding back ...

02 September 2022

The Complete Guide to Back Acne & Treatments

TikTok and Reddit's viral sunscreen gets reviewed! Beauty of Joseon Relief Sun: Rice + Probiotics Sunscreen is the K-beauty sunscreen that's garnered good reviews for its lightweight, gel te...

23 August 2022

Review: Beauty of Joseon Relief Sun: Rice + Probiotics Sunscreen

Sunscreen contouring is the newest viral TikTok beauty trend that uses sunscreen sparingly to naturally tan selected parts of the face and body for a "chiselled", contoured look. Popularised...

06 August 2022

Sunscreen Contouring: A Dangerous TikTok Trend


Get in touch with me by completing the form