Your hair, like your skin, needs some extra love and care during winter. While diet plays a huge role in keeping your hair healthy all year round, it is important to protect our hair from the damage that the winter elements can cause. What are some simple things that you can incorporate into your routine so that your hair stays looking healthy and beautiful in winter?Read More
It's that time of year again - winter in Australia. While it doesn't get super cold here, I still feel like my skin is more dry during our winters. I have to apply my lip balm more often in winter and I am obsessed with re-applying hand cream after every hand wash. Read on for my favourite hand creams, some Australian and some International!Read More
A favourite past time of mine is window shopping for new and interesting things, especially if they are fashion and skincare related. Recently I was in MECCA in Myer, Sydney looking at the curated section and saw this Drunk Elephant B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Gel. I had seen a write up on the Paula's Choice review website Beautypedia and was interested in trying it out for myself. The list of what this is formulated without was pretty impressive...
B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Gel contains a range of beneficial antioxidants and replenishing ingredients and it has no added chemical fragrances. Since I have a sensitive nose I can still smell the key listed ingredients which are pineapple ceramide, lentil, apple and watermelon... What in the world is pineapple ceramide? Apparently pineapple contains the highest content of ceramide. Pineapple ceramide is a glucose linked ceramide derivative, named as glucoceramide. Glucoceramide has unique biological activity, it reduces melanin contents, induces hyaluronic acid synthase-3 and aquaporin-3 expression. Therefore, glucoceramide treatment contributes skin lightening, moisturising and smoothing effect.Read More