Even though I have oily acne prone skin, moisturizer is an incredibly important part of my routine, as often the products I use to treat my blemishes dehydrate or damage my skin barrier. Natural Moisturising Factors + HA is an oil-free moisturizer full of ceramides, glycerin and hyaluronic acid meaning it contains all the essential ingredients for perfect hydration. Oil-free Cruelty free Non-comedogenic All skin … Continue reading Moisturizers

My recent beauty buys – Autumn/Winter

Recently my skin has been extra sore and prone to redness, especially around my eyes. (I think it’s a combination of overdoing my strong anti-acne products and the dry air), so I picked up the Avene Antirougeurs Redness Refreshing Cleansing Lotion, which has helped keep it from drying out further. I like the fact it comes in a pump. escentual Since I love the … Continue reading My recent beauty buys – Autumn/Winter

Niacinamide – My Favourite Serums

I use a Niacinamide serum religiously everyday as it has really helped calm down my angry, inflamed skin while regulating oil production minizing my pores. The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% is a lightweight, oil free serum perfect for acne prone skin. It comes in a 30ml glass bottle with a pipette dropper helping fulfill your inner scientist dreams (although that could just be … Continue reading Niacinamide – My Favourite Serums

Masks, Masks and Masks

I use a face mask approximately twice a week as they help make the application of make-up smoothier. However masks don’t really have long term effect on the skin. These are my current affordable favourites. The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Masque 50ml is a classic black clay mask with the added oomph of Salicyclic Acid at it’s optimum strength 2%, giving the mask multi-dimensional exfoliating … Continue reading Masks, Masks and Masks

My favourite – Cleansers

Cleansing the skin is one of the most important parts of a skin care regime because it’s vital that ‘active’ ingredients are applied to clean skin. Washing my face is often a highlight of my day especially when the weather is hot like it has been this bank holiday in the UK. Camomile Sumptuous Cleansing Butter 90ml is luxurious camomile oil based cleanser which dissolves … Continue reading My favourite – Cleansers

My Current Evening Skincare Routine

My Skincare Routine must be working because on Nannas most recent visit in June she said ‘Your skin is looking really clear, well apart from the massive spot your growing on your forehead.’ which I’m choosing to take as a compliment My evening routine is slightly more complicated because this is when I focus on really ‘treating’ my acne and counter balancing any side effects. … Continue reading My Current Evening Skincare Routine

My Skin History/Current Morning Routine

In the words of my extremely honest Welsh Nanna ‘When you stop worrying about spots you start worrying about wrinkles or if your really unlucky you might have to deal with both.’ which as an Acne sufferer made me feel really hopeful! My skin is incredibly reactive I suffer eczema which warrants two different types of prescription corticosteroids, specific washing powder etc. Fun Fact – … Continue reading My Skin History/Current Morning Routine