Tag Archives: face

Olay Regenerist Daily 3 Point Treatment Cream

The second highest selling personal care product in the UK at the moment is Olay Regenerist Daily 3 Point Treatment Cream.  (The top seller is Bio-Oil, but I have already done that one.)   Users are giving it pretty good reviews, … Continue reading

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Dermatitis on the Face

A question from Junie Hi My doctor whi is also a dermatologist says I have dermatitis. On my face and eye lids, the cream he gave me made it worse, the next cream he suggested I refused as it contained … Continue reading

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Differences Between Hand and Face Creams

I was asked a question by a journalist who was writing an article on the differences between hand and face creams.  It is an interesting question so I thought that now I have plugged my typewriter in I may as … Continue reading

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Is Retinol About To Be Banned In Cosmetics?

Retinol is one of a number of vitamin A derivatives that is used in pharmaceutical and cosmetic products.  When I wrote about it last time I glossed over one of its drawbacks.  Along with the rest of the vitamin A … Continue reading

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Comedogenic Scale – Why You Should Ignore It

A comedo is the scientific name for a blackhead. An ingredient that causes comedones is comedogenic. The comedogenic scale is a five point scale that tells you how comedogenic that ingredient is. It is also complete nonsense. Let’s have a … Continue reading

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Milk of Magnesia for the Skin

This is an odd one.  Alexi writes Hi, Colin I have question about milk of magnesia. A lot of ladies are saying that it’s effective at controlling oil on their skin, but is it safe? I’ve heard that milk of … Continue reading

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Eczema on the Eyelids

A question from Breanna who suffers from eczema, eyelids being her particular problem. Hello! I just found your page from a post on Reddit.com. I will get right to the point-I have eczema all over my body, but the worst … Continue reading

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Rosacea

Rosacea is a condition where the skin turns red for prolonged periods of time.  It is most common in fair skinned people – largely because it is more noticeable in them.  It also more common in woman, though possibly because … Continue reading

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Lisa Lise Toners Review

If you read my post on skin toners you’ll know the background to this review.  Lisa Lise is a Danish cosmetic scientist who develops individualised cosmetic products to suit the needs of her clients.  She offered to do a skin … Continue reading

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What is Micellar Water?

Micellar water based eye makeup removers are getting a lot of coverage right now. They are mild and effective and are a good choice, but aren’t as different or new as you might think. Continue reading

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