AHA vs BHA: What’s the Difference?

Exfoliating should be part of your skincare routine, and one of the best ways to exfoliate is with a chemical exfoliator; an AHA or BHA. An exfoliator is used to remove dead skin cells, refine pores and smooth skin. AHA stands for alpha hydroxy acid and BHA stands for beta…

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Ingredient 101: Mugwort

Over the past couple of years, mugwort has become an ingredient that has risen in popularity in Korean skincare products. To help you better understand what mugwort is and what it can do for your skin, I’ve put together this post and suggested some of the best products for you…

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Ingredient 101: Centella Asiatica aka Cica

Centella Asiatica, commonly known in the skincare world as Cica, is a plant used in skincare products. It is particularly popular in Korean skincare products, and offers a number of benefits, including healing the skin. What’s in Centella Asiatica? Centella Asiatica or cica is a leafy green plant native to…

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6 Best Tea Tree Skincare Products | How Can Tea Tree Help Your Skin?

If I had to pick my favourite ingredient for my skincare, it would have to be tea tree. Tea tree is an ingredient that I’ve used all my life. As an antibacterial essential oil, tea tree was like a cure-all remedy in my house growing up for things like burns,…

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Guide to Skincare Acids and Chemical Exfoliants

Exfoliating is an important part of your skincare routine – it removes dead skin cells, helps to keep pores clear and smooths skin, amongst other benefits. While it is widely accepted that chemical exfoliants are much better for your skin than physical exfoliators and scrubs, chemical exfoliants still offer up…

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Essano Skincare Superfoods Collection Review

Essano is a skincare brand based in New Zealand, where their products are also made. They are a cruelty-free brand that makes use of natural ingredients. For the past few months, I have been using some of their products in my skincare routine. Here I share more about the products,…

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Natural Skincare Ingredients Guide

When it comes to skincare, ingredients are everything. The wrong ones for your skin can cause massive problems, but the right ones can fix any skin issues and leave you with clear and healthy skin! Hopefully, this skincare ingredients guide will help to give you a better idea of which…

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