This month’s ingredient analysis is focussed firmly on lactic acid. We are used to seeing acids as key ingredients in skincare products but it can be tricky deciphering between the varieties and the benefits that they bring in their usage.  Lactic acid is typically used to treat dull and uneven… View Post

  Hydration, hydration, hydration… It may feel as though we labour the point but it’s only because we care about you and your skin. Hydration is key to happy and healthy, smooth, soft and clear skin. The outermost later of skin requires moisture in order to flush toxins and deliver… View Post

We are firm believers in you are what you eat and advocate our subscribers should get there 5 a day for glowing, healthy skin. But it appears that in addition to eating your greens, you can get the veggies infused in your skincare, namely broccoli seed oil.  It is an… View Post

Bee venom has grown in popularity owing to a number of potential health benefits. As the name suggests, it is an ingredient derived from bees.  Bee venom: a colourless and acidic liquid secreted by bees via their stinger into a target when they feel threatened. It contains both inflammatory and… View Post

Retinoids are a form of vitamin A and a class of anti-aging compounds used in skincare. They help fight acne, reduce wrinkles, stimulate collagen, and promote cellular turnover.They’re also known for evening out skin tone and increasing blood flow to the skin. Retinol is a synthetic derivative of vitamin A,… View Post