Banana Boat, La Roche-Posay and Nivea Sunscreen Reviews


I need to get this off my chest – I HAAAATE Australian sunscreen labelling regulations. We have some of the best active sunscreen ingredients available to us (yay for skin cancer awareness!), but we have ZERO info on the inactive ingredients, which makes buying a sunscreen without testing really hard, and places that sell body…

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Grungey Gradient Nails (Australia Day manicure)


I haven’t done nail art in a while because I’ve been really busy, and most nail art usually requires a good couple of hours to get nice, plus you need to give yourself an extra hour or so for stuff-ups. But I really missed having pretty nails, so I decided to do some pretty easy…

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Paula’s Choice Clinical 1% Retinol Review and Price Comparison


It’s hard to think of a more formidable figure in science-based skincare than Paula Begoun. She’s been breaking through beauty marketing bullshit for 30 years, and while I don’t necessarily agree with all of her conclusions about skincare ingredients, it’s impossible to deny her positive influence. She launched her brand Paula’s Choice in 1995, featuring…

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