Vitamin C and your skin

The Body Shop Vitamin C range

Vitamin C is one of those ingredients that comes up in beauty products a lot. It helps with radiance,they say, and energising the skin, and it is true that it does have some excellent qualities. As much as you should try to ingest Vitamin C in lovely orange juice, or in tablet form, for well-being and vitality,  you should look for it in beauty products - or look for dedicated Vitamin C products. The Body Shop have just launched a new Vitamin C … [Read more...]

Turnaround, with Clinique

Clinique Turnaround New Range

Whenever I read or write about Clinique's Turnaround range, Bonnie Tyler's classic 80s hit, Total Eclipse of the Heart comes into my mind... Bonnie sang 'turn around, bright eyes', but lovers of this range might sing 'Turnaround, bright skin' because that's effectively what it does. it turns your dull skin around, bringing back the radiance we all desire. There are now five products in the range, with the very recent addition of two new products … [Read more...]

Estee Lauder Revitalizing Supreme Global Anti-Aging Mask Boost

estee lauder revitalizing supreme mask

Okay, it's not the snappiest product name ever, is it?! The new Estee Lauder Revitalizing Supreme Global Anti-Aging Mask Boost is a new addition to the Revitalizing Supreme range which is their skin-intuitive anti-ageing range.This new mask will bring out a more rested, radiant and energised look in skin, according to Lauder, thanks to its fatigue-fighting formula, infused with IntuiGen Technology - this technology is so smart, apparently, that … [Read more...]

Dr Murad John Lewis Edinburgh counter launches

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Dr Murad launched their Edinburgh counter in John Lewis late last month, following the launch of their Debenhams Glasgow counter in the summer. I blogged about that launch here, and the brand's innovative YouthCam, which gives you a complimentary Skin Health Assessment, measuring  five key skin health markers: fine lines and wrinkles, pigmentation, redness, inflammation and pores.I decided to have this done at the new John Lewis Edinburgh … [Read more...]

Origins GinZing Scrub Cleanser

Origins GinZing Scrub cleanser

It's all about lacklustre skin, skin brightening, and radiance in the beauty world at the moment it seems! Here's another product I've been trying out, to get that 'glow' back to my complexion. (I should be shining like a beacon by the time I've tried all of these products!) Origins GinZing Refreshing Scrub Cleanser is a two-in-one facial product which cleanses AND exfoliates, helping get rid of those dead skin cells which lead to that dull, … [Read more...]