Skincare Product Reviews

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Skincare Product Reviews
Skin Serums: click here to browse reviews of recommended skin serums
Types of skin serums: anti-aging, antioxidant, hydrating, and colour correcting
Purposes: They penetrate deep in the skin and contain a range of purposes such as fighting fine lines and wrinkles, hydrating the skin, and protecting the skin against free radical damage. 
How to use: Serums can be used after cleansing your face or under moisturisers, click here to learn how to properly apply skin serums
Companies featured: Physicians Formula, The Ordinary, Nuva Skin, Glossier, Peter Thomas Roth, Herbivore
Moisturising Products: click here to browse reviews of recommended moisturising products
Purposes: Moisturising products have many purposes such as hydrating the skin, preventing the skin from drying out, giving the skin a smooth appearance, and replacing oils in the skin
How to use: Moisturizers are usually applied at the end of your skincare routine before going to bed or under makeup, click here to learn how to correctly apply them
Companies featured: Elizavecca, RoC, Glossier, Sunday Riley, Botanic Spa, Herbivore
Facial Cleansing Products: click here to browse reviews of recommended facial cleansing products
Purposes: Facial cleansing products have different purposes such as removing bacteria, dirt, makeup, oil, dead skin cells, helping unclog pores, and preventing acne
How to use: Click here to learn how to properly apply facial cleansing products
Companies featured: Tula, Murad, EltaMD, CeraVe, Fresh, Biore
Exfoliating Products: click here to browse reviews of recommended exfoliating products
Purposes: Different purposes of exfoliating products include removing dead skin cells, preventing dry and flaky patches of skin, brightening skin, preventing clogged pores, and increasing the production of collagen in the long term. Collagen promotes skin elasticity, minimises the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and makes your skin glow
How to use: Make sure you really understand how to safely and properly apply exfoliating products by clicking here to watch a tutorial
Companies featured: Juice Beauty, Glossier, Youth to the People, Acure, Tula, Murad
Facial Oils: click here to browse reviews of recommended facial oils
Purposes: There are various types of facial oils that contain many different purposes for every skin type. Facial oils are filled with nutrients that help build flexible skin. Afghan oil and vitamin E oil are suitable for any skin type.
-For dry skin: Facial oils best for dry skin should be hydrating such as argan oil, olive oil, sunflower oil, jojoba oil, and maracuja oil
– For oily skin: Oils can actually help oily skin by balancing the overall oil production of your skin, minimizing pores, and getting rid of any excess oil on your face. Facial oils that are recommended for oily skin include camellia flower oil, tea tree oil, jojoba oil, and macadamia oil.
– For acne prone skin: Tea tree oil works wonders on acne prone skin and vitamin C oil helps with skin scarring.
Anti-aging oils: Facial oils contain antioxidants which strengthens the skins elasticity, boosts collagen production, and prevents dehydration which all help to reduce wrinkles, fine lines, and keep the skin plump. The best anti-aging oils to use are rosehip seed oil and aegean oil.
– For sensitive/damaged skin: Many facial oils can help protect and restore damaged skin with antioxidants that fight free radical damage and reducing cellular oxidation. Oils such as primrose oil, argan oil, yangu oil, and vitamin E oil help reduce rashes and soothe the skin while protecting against the sun.
How to use: To use facial oils add 2-3 drops to a serum or moisturiser, click here to watch a tutorial
Companies featured: Youth to the People, Sunday Riley, Biossance, The Ordinary, Josie Maran, Go-To
Face Masks: click here to browse reviews of recommended face masks
Purposes: There are a variety of different types of face masks that have different purposes including hydrating, drying, brightening, fighting acne, soothing, clarifying, and many more
How to use: Click here to learn how to apply face masks correctly
Companies featured: Origins, Youth to the People, Peter Thomas Roth, Glossier, Teami
Facial Toners: click here to browse reviews of recommended facial toners
Purposes: Facial toners are used prior to cleansing and moisturising your face. They quickly absorb liquid which helps remove excess dirt, makeup, and oil, helps control acne by cleaning pores, and balances your skins pH measures
How to use: Apply toner to your face by either spraying it on your face or using a damp cotton ball, allowing it to dry, and following up with a moisturiser, click here for a tutorial
Companies featured: Mario Badescu, The Body Shop, Olehenriksen, Amorepacific, Paula’s Choice, Heritage Store

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