Pestle&Mortar Superstar Retinol Night Oil, REVIEW

The brand: Irish and independent. Really succinct and minimal line of products, have a good reputation in the skincare community for efficacy. Cruelty free, and ALL of their products are vegan. The product: Oil based retinol Who can use it: Anyone who is concerned with skin ageing, have acne, problematic, dull, oily skin. Most people…

Pixi Glow Tonic, REVIEW

The brand: Pixi are a British/American beauty brand. Completely cruelty free, and very clear on their status as a non-animal testing brand. No other third parties test their products, and they have lots of vegan options. They are affordable, but their products contain quality ingredients. Their packaging is sleek but not unnecessarily heavy. No ‘fluff’…

First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Pads, REVIEW

An empty pot, another review … The brand: American, pretty widely avaliable The product: Exfoliating acid pads Who can use it: Anyone. If you have a sensitivity issues with acid, then you will know to avoid anything that says acid on it Ingredients: Water/Eau, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Glycerin, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Water, Lactic…

Nip+Fab Glycolic Fix Night Pads, REVIEW

The brand: UK, widely avaliable. Owned by Rodial – so have similar ridiculous sounding names and irritating ‘Dragon’s Blood’ bollocks. But the Nip+Fab products are generally pretty good, and reasonable priced. The product: Glycolic acid pads Who can use it: I would say everyone, but if you know you’re skin is too sensitive to acids…

January Labs Moisture Balancing Lotion, Review

I figured that when I finish a product completely, I’ll review it. The brand: American, independent, small brand. I think this is a good thing – not tonnes of product but just a minimal line of what looks like good stuff. They are also everything ‘free’. Cruelty free, sulphate free, paraben, fragrance…. The product: Plant-based…