BLUE LIGHT & THE CIRCADIAN RYTHYM

It’s without a doubt that the advent of artificial lighting has completely changed the way we live our lives. Once shrouded in darkness, our nights are now filled with lights whether that be from domestic lighting fixtures, street lamps or even our electronics. But are we paying the price? I’m not talking electricity bills. Are we doing damage to ourselves every night without even realising it? Baxter Blue is helping to raise awareness of the issues with artificial lighting from electronic screens, and provide us an avenue to combat this with their innovative range of clear glasses that block out blue light.

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THE AZELAIC ACID BOOM

Azelaic Acid has actually been around for quite a long time, lurking quietly in the depths of the beauty world as somewhat of an unglorified hero pretty much up until the recent past. Now however, this quiet achiever is getting a lot of attention from skincare companies and consumers alike, but what is so special about it and why should you care?

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ULTRA MD A-ZYME PEEL | BURNSIDE COSMETIC

These last few months of thesis writing has really taken its toll on me, both physically and mentally. I must admit I haven’t really been taking proper care of myself, and haven’t given myself the time to indulge in some skin pampering outside of my usual beauty routine. And it’s been showing in my skin. Think fatigued and textured skin. So when the opportunity arose to visit Burnside Cosmetic to experience the Ultra MD A-Zyme Peel, my heart really could not pass up the chance to put my feet up and yield to some relaxation and a quality cosmeceutical treatment.

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LATEST CLEANSER LOVES

Cleansing my skin is one of my favourite times of my daily hustle. There is nothing like ridding your face of pollution, dirt and impurities at the end of a long day and it’s one of my top rituals in my beauty routine. True to my nature, I like to experiment with skincare, especially with cleansers. I love discovering new formulations and ingredients, and cleansers that come in a different form or have different ingredients to the usual cleanser we are all familiar with.  This post will cover some cleansers that have been on high rotation in my cleansing routine lately for one reason or another.

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