New York Shopping Tips for Europeans


It’s startling how difficult it can be to find certain American beauty brands and products as a non-US citizen. Oftentimes online stores don’t ship outside of the US, and when they do, it costs more than the product itself. Shipping aside, we fear… Continue Reading

Clarisonic Pro compared to Philips’ Visapure

Clarisonic versus Visapure

Clarisonic Claims: 6 times better cleansing resulting in softer, more radiant skin 61% greater absorption of vitamin C (and other ingredients in your skincare products) Improves skin texture, Rosacea, Photoaging Improves appearance of skin colour, elasticity, fine lines and wrinklesIt… Continue Reading

Iluminage Touch Permanent hair removal review


I’ve always had a lot of hair on my legs and arms, but unfortunately, my hair is fine and blonde, making my “problem” less visible. Unfortunately I say? Yes, unfortunately, since this means that the heaps of money I threw at my… Continue Reading

How to minimize scars after injury


I’ve had big post surgery scars on my back for over 15 years now, and so have always been on the lookout for ways to minimise their appearance. And recently, I got cooped up with a pretty nasty scar in the middle… Continue Reading

CHI: Straighten your hair with less damage.

My hair is almost at buttocks-length for the first time in my 30 years on earth, but after it caught fire on a candle at a cosy pub 2 days ago and smelling up the entire place, it inspired me to… Continue Reading

Clarisonic Opal: Preventative measure against puffiness & wrinkles?

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Perks: Pleasure to use: applies easily, takes only a minute a day and has a refreshing effect. Can also be used on other problem areas, such as around the mouth and between the brows. Maximises absorption of product by providing… Continue Reading

Philips Lumea: an Expensive Mistake.

Phillips Lumea review

Claims: “No Replacement Parts, No Hidden Costs” Rubbish. Since you can’t replace the lamp, you have to chuck out the entire device after a certain amount of flashes. Not cost effective at all. “Slide and Flash mode for more convenient… Continue Reading