• Beauty,  Reviews,  Skincare

    Kiehls Purchases and Review

    Recently I made use of Kiehls ‘Family and Friends Sale’ and got a whole bunch of products for 20% off. There had been a few products I had been eyeing so I took the plunge and bought some basics, as well as two of their bestselling ‘serums’. Although Kiehls is not cruelty-free, I enjoy their natural aesthetic and the way they market their brand. Midnight Recovery Concentrate According to Kiehl’s South African site, this is “a replenishing nighttime facial oil with distilled botanicals that visibly restores the appearance of skin by morning”. I had read fantastic things about this oil so I had very high hopes. The product contains evening…

  • Beauty,  Reviews,  Skincare

    Recently Raving About: Skincare

    Skincare has become a much bigger part of my beauty routine than it ever used to be. During my time as a teenager, all those years ago, I was incredibly lucky to have spots that were few and far between. I did have a fairly oily T-zone though, so I did what most teenagers do and used the most harsh, abrasive, astringent products that the market had to offer in order to keep the oil at bay. During June of first year, I developed drier skin than I was used to, and ended up chemically burning my face in some areas after repeated use of my aggressive scrubs and toners.…