Are Natural Cosmetics Better? Natural vs Original Formulas

If you have been reading Set to Glow for a while; you will be aware of my love for natural products. I use natural shampoo & conditioner, natural deodorant, 5 free/vegan/cruelty-free nail polish, natural lip balm & Burt's Bees lipsticks, natural hand cream and hand soap. I also use natural cleaning products around the house. Although I love all these things, there are a few things that I love that I can't replace with natural products. However; since I received some Luk Nip Nourish in beautiful new packaging, I set myself a challenge. To compare natural and toxin-free products with the original formulas that I love and felt like I couldn't get rid of. So which one wins my heart? Read on to find out...

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Japanese Skincare and Cosmetics; a Store Visit

I have seen a few blog posts on Wishtrend Green Tea & Enzyme Powder Wash just recently and I was reminded of the powder cleansers I see in Japan. For any of you that don't know, I have been learning to speak Japanese for 5 years. It's really quite difficult; however I love the culture, the food and the beauty products. I stock up every time I go to Japan. If I run out, there are a few places in Sydney to visit to stock up again. This post is about the Japanese skincare and cosmetics that I love and how I love to visit Daiso in Wynyard, Sydney CBD. Read on...

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Glass Skin; The Latest Korean Beauty Trend. It is Achievable?

Set to Glow is all about being honest and only promoting things that actually work. My Instagram followers really love my honest reviews. Just recently I wrote about the Korean Skincare products I know and love in Dr Jart+ and Korean SkincareThe post was mainly about the 10 Step Korean Skincare Routine and what products you can use to achieve it. A normal routine in a western country involves a cleanser, exfoliator, hydrating serum, moisturiser and sunscreen. We're not really big on toners. You can see this if you search on google trends in Australia for example. Korean skincare focuses on one issue per step. It's a different approach; however most of the people that commented on my post said they don't really need so many steps and find using too many products annoying. Although; like me, lots of people had favourite Korean products...

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Ultimate Travel Skincare Advice; Look Good on the Go

A lot of travel skincare guides just outline some great products that you need to take with you. One thing a lot of sites agree on is that less is more. Well that sort of goes for packing in general right. You want to pack your bags with tops, skirts and dresses that you can pair together in lots of ways to maximise your outfit possibilities from the least amount of clothes. You need to streamline your skincare routine and only take the things with you that are absolutely necessary. I totally agree with that. It's just that people with allergies and sensitive skin need a few more things that aren't really discussed.

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