• Exfoliation,  Face Care

    What Is Beta Hydroxy Acid And Who Is It Best For

    What is beta hydroxy acid and what exactly is it used for in the skincare world. If you’re new to chemical exfoliants then chances are you’ve heard the term AHAs (alpha hydroxy acids) and BHA (beta hydroxy acid) but you may not necessarily know exactly what they are, how they work or who they’re best suited for. For a long time, I ignored them and didn’t use them in my skincare routine mainly because firstly I didn’t understand them and secondly because if I’m being totally honest, they kinda scared me a little. In reality though, my fear was unjust and it turned out that they are actually very effective…

  • What Is Alpha Hydroxy Acid
    Exfoliation,  Face Care,  Ingredients

    What Is Alpha Hydroxy Acid And How Does It Benefit Your Skin

    So, what is alpha hydroxy acid in the world of skincare and what can it do for your skin. You’ve more than likely heard of it before at least by its more common name of AHA but what exactly is it and what can you expect from using it. Well, it turns out quite a bit especially if you’re looking to up your anti-aging skincare game. If your end goal is for smoother, clearer and healthier looking skin, then AHAs may just be another great addition to complement your existing skincare arsenal. What Are AHAs AHAs are chemical compounds that are used in skincare products as a chemical exfoliant to…

  • What Is The Best Facial Exfoliator
    Exfoliation,  Face Care,  Skincare Basics

    What is the Best Facial Exfoliator, Chemical or Physical?

    Exfoliating is an important part of any good skincare routine to remove the buildup of dead skin cells but what is the best facial exfoliator for each skin type or are they a one size fits all type of product? There are so many different types out there to choose from so I wanted to dig down to find out exactly what the differences are and who they are suitable for. A lot of people don’t realise that exfoliating can actually cause more harm than good if done too aggressively or with the wrong type of product that’s too harsh for your skin. Although it’s not the easiest of decisions…