Trilogy Make-Up Be Gone Cleansing Balm

the claim The Trilogy Make-Up Be Gone Cleansing Balm claims to remove foundation, mascara and lipstick (long-wear and waterproof) like nothing else. It melts on contact with warm skin, dissolving impurities and leaving your face perfectly cleansed, supple and silky-smooth.   the science The star ingredients in the formula are highlighted on the jar label, namely, Coconut Oil, Mango Butter

Sunscreens

the theory Something as seemingly simple as sunscreen has become rather complicated. Firstly, let’s examine what it is that we need to be protected from. We’re all aware that the sun emits radiation throughout the year that can cause skin damage. We need to protect our skin from both forms, UVA (long-wave ultraviolet A) and UVB (short-wave ultraviolet B) rays,

Swisse CoQ10 Anti-ageing Facial Moisturiser

the claim The Swisse CoQ10 Anti-ageing Facial Moisturiser helps to nourish, hydrate, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and even skin tone, providing a radiant, healthy appearance.   the science Co-Enzyme, CoQ10 (also known as Ubiquinone) is a powerful antioxidant that is naturally found in our bodies, but like Squalane (also in the formula), levels decrease with age.

Missha Time Revolution Night Repair Ampoule

the claim The Time Revolution Night Repair Science Activator Borabit Ampoule by Missha claims to help create flawless skin by promoting skin’s natural powers of improvement whilst also brightening and incorporating anti-ageing benefits of wrinkle repair and increased elasticity.     the science The key to this serum is the presence of its powerful fermented ingredients. At a basic level,

ELF Lip Exfoliator

the claim The ELF Lip Exfoliator gently exfoliates lips for a conditioned and revitalized feel.   the science This product is made from many highly regarded natural ingredients, the main actives being sugar for exfoliation and oils for moisturisation. Sucrose is a common and natural form of sugar. It is a natural humectant, meaning it effectively draws in moisture to

Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair

the claim The Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair anti-ageing night time moisturiser claims to help reduce the visible signs of ageing. Improves the look of fine lines and wrinkles, including crow’s feet and cheek wrinkles Brightens and evens skin’s tone Smooths fine lines and texture Rejuvenates and nourishes skin for a more radiant look     the science Retinol is a

Double Cleansing

the theory As the name suggests, double cleansing involves cleaning your face twice before proceeding with the remainder of your skincare routine. The first cleanse should be oil based as this is a gentle, ideal and efficient way of removing dirt, makeup, bacteria and layers of sunscreen. This flushes away the majority of the impurities whilst the second cleanse goes

The Ordinary Rose Hip Seed Oil

the claim The Ordinary’s 100% Organic Cold-Pressed Rose Hip Seed Oil claims to be a daily support formula for all skin types that moisturizes the skin and reduces the signs of sun damage to promote an even radiant tone.   the science   The Ordinary Rose Hip Seed Oil is 100% pure, cold-pressed and organic. Rose hip seed oil has

I’m From Ginseng Mask

the claim The I’m from Ginseng Mask claims to detoxify skin, improve elasticity and hydration and offer anti-ageing benefits. It’s target consumers are those with maturing, dry or problem skin.     the science Red Ginseng is an ingredient that has been used medicinally for centuries. Ginseng contains antioxidants that accelerate cell regeneration. It also improves blood circulation thus allowing