5 Things I Hate about Instagram Engagement Groups

5 Things I Hate about Instagram Engagement Groups

So a few months back I began this blog to get into writing about some hobbies and interests of mine, namely skincare and beauty. I became active on Instagram at the same time in order to engage with more skincare/beauty lovers and meet more bloggers. To my surprise, I've found that Instagram is actually a [...]

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Thoughts on Skincare’s Contradictory Views of Science

Thoughts on Skincare’s Contradictory Views of Science

There is a contradictory attitude in the skincare and beauty world towards science. On the one hand, brands and "influencers" try to promote products by backing them with "scientific" claims. For instance, they use studies for their products, and include ingredients that are supposedly backed by science. Or consider the infographics and videos that brands [...]

Beginner’s Guide to The Ordinary’s Vitamin C Products

Beginner’s Guide to The Ordinary’s Vitamin C Products

Do keep in mind that I am not a scientist, doctor, or skincare expert. I just love talking about skincare! I've spoken to many people who avoid using The Ordinary's Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) range because they essentially find the titles of the products too intimidating or confusing. The Ordinary is a no-nonsense brand, as [...]