Tag: Murad

26th October 2016

Murad Eye Lift Firming Treatment

 Getting older sucks, and I can sum up why in just two words: reading glasses.   I had fairly major eye surgery as a kid, and my optical prescription varies so wildly (one eye is long sighted, and the other is short sighted) that one optician told me years ago that I would never need reading glasses.  He. Was. Wrong. I do so need them, so […]

7th September 2016

Murad Hydro-Dynamic Quenching Essense and Ultimate Moisture Review

 It’s hard work being a beauty blogger with sensitive skin, sometimes.  I’m a big fan of results-led, science-based skincare, and I have a clear preference for doctor brands that have a philosophy of really caring for skin, rather than just using skincare as line extensions for their other product ranges.  This isn’t to say that there isn’t good skincare coming from other more nature-based, or […]

10th January 2016

Skincare of the Week 10 January 2016

 I took a couple of weeks off blogging over Christmas, which was fabulous, but I still kept at the “cleaning my face” thing.  It being a new year, I thought trying out some new products would be a good idea, but I think I tried too much new far too quickly, and my skin fairly quickly let me know it wasn’t entirely happy with the […]

29th November 2015

Skincare of the week 29.11.15

I’ve been ill for a fortnight now – why there weren’t any posts on the blog last week, sorry! And this is the skincare I’ve been using to help myself look approximately normal again.  It’s not working, I still look like death warmed up, but at least my skin isn’t blotchy and flaking.  For now … Monday brought Biologique Recherche Lait, with PixiBeauty Glow Tonic, […]

15th November 2015

Skincare of the Week 15th November 2015

This was a week of two halves, pre-facial (Monday and Tuesday) and post-facial (Weds-Friday).  Monday and Tuesday were pretty normal routines for me, I’d had a bit of an itchy face over the weekend, so broke out some bits and pieces from my “SOS” kit – and more about my sensitive skin routine in detail soon, btw – from Darphin and Clarins to soothe, but […]

8th November 2015

Skincare of the Week 8th November 2015

A bit of a mixed bag this week, skincare wise.  Looking at the pictures all in one place kind of makes it clear that I have certain patterns in product usage – Pixi Glow Tonic, for example, I tend to use for two days then swap to Clarins Gentle Exfoliating Toner.  The one product I’ve used consistently this week has been Medik8 Red Alert Serum, […]

31st August 2010

My Current Skin Care Routine

I’ve tried a lot of skincare this year – and I’ll bring you some reviews of some of those brands soon, but I thought it would be nice to talk about what I’m using at the moment, as I’m really happy with it, and my skin is about as good as it’s been in the last few years, so I thought people might like to […]