Skincare masterclass : What are retinoids?

retinoids

We hear so much about how awesome retinoids are in skincare, they’re plastered all over creams and serums enticing us to try them out. They promise fight the aging process and make our skin look forever young. But do you really know what they are and what you should consider when you start using them? Fear no more and read on to find out all you need to know about them!

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DIY vanilla peeling

DIY vanilla peeling

Took me a long time to start doing DIY stuff again. Long time ago I caved in and wanted to try out a hair mask that had banana with it, which I couldn’t then wash out completely for days. It was a complete disaster I tell you! The stuff not only got like permanently stuck in my hair but also made a total mess out of my bathroom. To put it lightly I lost my heart for a little while for these things and well, I was pretty pissed. But I think I finally got over it and decided to start again! Though I think I will hold off on homemade hairmasks a little bit longer, heh. I come to you my dears with a DIY vanilla peeling. Let me tell you, it does smell heavenly.

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Holika Holika’s Aloe 99% Soothing Gel

holika holika aloe soothing gel

Lately everyone’s eyes are set on this pretty plant that a lot of us have at home. Aloe vera – drink it, pat into your skin and you’ll be all healthy and gorgeous looking! I gave into the hype, guys. Out of curiosity I decided to get my hands on Holika Holika’s Aloe 99% Soothing Gel and test this baby out. Since it really is multifunctional I got the biggest bottle there is to see if it does live up to its promise. Let’s see then, shall we?

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Fall/winter skin care routine

fall winter skincare

Winter is coming (:D) so it’s time to switch skincare from lighter products into heavier formulas. Fall and winter for me mean that my skin will get more dry and way more sensitive so I need to look after it more than in the warm summer months. Let me walk you through my fall/winter skin care routine.

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