Elemis Superfood AHA Glow Cleansing Butter

TL;DR What is it? Cleanser, with added Alpha Hydroxy Acids. What does/should it do? Clean your skin but exfoliate at the same time. Repurchase? Absolutely.

Summer 2020 SPF Faves

I’m on a continuing mission to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilisations, and to find an SPF my partner and teenager will tolerate on their skin.
Hello! I'm Elizabeth

I live in a small Australian country town with the power of buying all the things online and a skincare obsession no one else cares two figs for. I'm writing love letters and (hopefully) constructive criticism to the goo I put on my face, the stuff I spend money on, and the things I give my time to.

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September 2020 #TLDRs

I hope I don’t offend you by saying this, but it’s the end of September. I know! 2020 has been a mind game. Here some of the things that got me through.

Bonds Bloody Comfy Period Undies

TL;DR What is it? Period underwear. What does/should it do? Replace/complement other forms of period protection. Repurchase? No.

Summer Fridays CC Me Serum

TL;DR: What is it? Antioxidant serum. What does/should it do? Brighten and even skin tone. Repurchase? It’s good, but no.

Murad Resurgence Retinol Youth Renewal

TL;DR What is it? A Vitamin A serum for the face, and a separate one for the eye. What does/should it do? Boost cell turnover to help with ‘the signs of aging’, however you define that. Repurchase? Yes, I love it.

Trinny London BFF

TL;DR: What is it? Sheer coverage tinted moisturiser. What does/should it do? Even out skin tone and provide a base for makeup. Repurchase? Yes.

The Ordinary Squalane Cleanser

TL;DR What is it? Gel-balm to oil cleanser. What does/should it do? Remove makeup and SPF, clean skin. Repurchase? Yes!

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