Murad Hydro-Glow Aqua Peel Mask – Face Mask Friday

Beauty masks are everywhere these days – so let’s trial one once a month on Fridays from now on. From sheet masks, to clay masks, to cream masks, and everything inbetween. MURAD HYDRO-GLOW AQUA PEEL MASK, £40 FOR PACK OF FOUR   This mask is a wee bit different, as it comes in two steps. First you swipe the Retexturizing Swab over your face, and then you pop on the Moisture Infusion Mask. The swab contains AHAs - Lactic and … [Read more...]

Scandi Skincare from VERSO

We all love everything Scandi, right? From Scandi Noir on the TV to hygge at home, we've fully embraced the trends from Scandinavia in recent times. So, why not embrace the beauty brands too? Well, one of them at least - VERSO from Sweden. I was lucky enough to meet up with brand founder Lars Frederiksson in Space NK in Edinburgh last month, and have a good old chinwag about the brand and the products. I also learned that Restylane - the filler … [Read more...]

Caudalie launch Premier Cru The Serum

CAUDALIE launches a new addition to its Premier Cru range this month - The Serum. The Serum features Vinergy, an exclusive new technology co-patented by Caudalie and Harvard Medical School, no less. The idea of this serum is to help the skin correct signs of ageing and boost the effect of your daily moisturiser - that's kind of what we all want from a serum, yeah? The Premier Cru collection is an anti-ageing collection, designed for women … [Read more...]

bareMinerals launchAgeless Genius collection

It's another new year, and we're getting another year older. So, maybe time for a new anti-ageing range? bareMinerals will provide this month, with their new Ageless Genius collection, powered by gold. Formulated with a powerful complex of mineral gold and age-defying peptides, the new range delivers potent wrinkle-fighting results with three targeted treatment products - Firming & Wrinkle Smoothing Serum, Neck Cream, and Eye … [Read more...]

Murad’s City Skin Detox

I don't live in the city anymore. but that's not to say that my skin isn't vulnerable to environmental damage, because of course it is. And that damage accelerates the visible signs of ageing and shows on your skin in the form of lines, wrinkles and pigmentation. But with Murad's new City Skin Detox range, you can protect against the environmental aggressors, which also include digital devices and infrared radiation. Let's look at the City Skin … [Read more...]

NEW KORRES Castanea Arcadia Anti-Wrinkle & Firming Skincare Collection

There's always a new anti-ageing ingredient on the block - this week it's something called Lupeol, derived from the chestnut tree, brought to you by Greek brand Korres in their new anti-ageing collection. The Korres Castanea Arcadia collection has harnessed the potent anti-wrinkle power of pure Lupeol, and incorporated it into a cosmetic formula to deliver preventative and corrective anti-wrinkle action. The Korres lab have included this … [Read more...]

Estee Lauder’s Revitalizing Supreme + Global Anti-Aging Creme and Wake Up Balm

Estee Lauder have added two new products to their Revitalizing Supreme + Global Anti Aging collection - a Cell Power Creme and a Wake Up Balm. This range is all about anti-ageing, and the key ingredient in these new products is Moringa Extract. Not just any extract though - this is an exclusive extract of Moringa, which will support the skin's natural Nrf2. Yes, that's Nrf2. What the heck is that? Sell, it's a protein naturally found in the skin … [Read more...]

Aveda’s Daily Light Guard

Aveda's latest big launch is a sunscreen for the face, to help prevent ageing from the sun. Sadly, when the sun shines, mixed with our joy is fear of it burning, or ageing us. The sun is wonderful - and we do need some Vitamin D, but we have to be careful of its rays, and not getting too much of it. This isn't a holiday sunscreen as such, but, if you're off on a city break, or we get a heatwave here (here's hoping!), then it's perfect. AND - … [Read more...]

Clarins launch Multi Active Day & Night Cream

If you are aged between 30 and 39, then you need the new Clarins Multi Active Day & Night Cream collection in your beauty regime. Using cutting-edge technology and the power of plants, Clarins has created a non-stop skin care duo, which will help the key cell responsible for youthful skin - the fibroblast. This cell ensures the smooth, toned look of skin thanks to its production of collagen and elastin fibres. A fibroblast can become worn … [Read more...]

Creme de la Mer The Lifting Eye Serum

Here's a new one for all you Creme de la Mer fans to spend any Christmas cash on - The Lifting Eye Serum, out next month. Continuing its commitment to deliver optimal benefits that lift the look of skin, Crème de la Mer introduces The Lifting Eye Serum with its new Stretch Matrix Complex to visibly support the architecture of the eye and brow. I like the sound of this. Creme de la Mer already offers The Lifting Contour Serum, The Lifting and … [Read more...]