Skincare Jargon Busting: Types of Spot!

Skincare Jargon Busting
A normal hair follicle and oil gland

Spots. Pimples. Zits. Breakouts. Acne. Whatever you call them, we all get them from time to time. We dread the sight of them rearing their ugly heads just when we least need it and can’t wait for them to go away!

Having had acne as a teen learning about skincare was important for me. I’ve noticed lots of people are a little confused about which type of bump is which and the huge amount of beauty jargon really doesn’t help them so I decided to do a bit of jargon busting. Knowing what you’re dealing with in the first place is where to start when putting together a battle plan to deal with problem skin. Continue reading

Bendy Investigates: Black Masks and Blackheads

investigates500If you’ve been on social media in the last few months you will almost certainly have come across this trend for a ‘black mask’. The mask is supposed to literally pull out blackheads and blockages from your pores.

It has spread across YouTube, Instagram and Facebook beauty groups like a nasty black fungus, attacking the faces of the unwary. Continue reading

Arbonne Perfecting Liquid Foundation Review

*Review Sample

Arbonne Perfecting Liquid FoundationLike many women I’m always looking for the Holy Grail of foundations. I often use different products depending on how my skin is behaving or how much coverage I need at the time too.

Having never tried any products from Arbonne before I was flattered to be offered the chance to try a few out. I’m going to share some of my favourites with you starting with the ‘Perfecting Liquid Foundation SPF 15’ in the shade ‘Porcelain’. Continue reading

Elizabeth Arden Hydra-Splash Toner

Hydra Splash Toner

Hydra-Splash TonerThis toner is an alcohol free toner for normal to dry skins. When I found it at a reduced price I popped it into my basket to give it a whirl!

Elizabeth Arden produce a wide range of anti-ageing skincare items. Some of them are well established and very well-known such as the ‘8 Hour Cream’ and others newer innovations.

Also available from the brand is an alcohol free ‘Skin Balancing’ toner for combination skins. Continue reading