Review: Alpha H Golden Haze Face Oil

If you had told me at the beginning of 2022 that Alpha H would be launching a facial oil this year I would have laughed you off. It’s not that the idea of the Glycolic-focussed brand launching an oil is laughable – far from it – it’s moreso just rather out of left field for…

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Transforming My Skin with Body Oil

I am, rather ashamedly, not the most consistent at keeping up bodycare (I mean obviously outside of washing it duh). But I’m trying to be better! I’m trying to be a boy who has it all together in the bodycare department. Plus over the years I’ve definitely notice my body starting to get dryer as…

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IOP Icons: Pixi Glow Tonic

Welcome to a brand new gorgeous section of Infirm of Purpose; IOP Icons. This is where I talk about products I consider icons. They may be industry icons, they may be completely unknown, all that matters is that they are iconic to MOI. The Blair Waldorf of Infirm of Purpose if you will. The very…

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Review: Kat Burki 5 Steps on the Go Set

Name a better way to return to the blog than by reviewing one of my all time favourite brands! All time. You heard that correctly. Kat Burki, for the uninitiated, is a brand founded (obviously) by Kat Burki. She has a history in nutrition and has thus built the brand around “skincare as nutrition”. The…

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2021 Empties

Oh my goodness. Not me making my return to this lil ‘ol thing! Seven years later and we are still inconsistent. But there’s a bit of a refresh in the air. We’ve had a bit of a spruce up. (Courtesy of the wonderful Nathaniel at Sacko). We are doing empties today, I managed to successfully…

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Skincare for Dry Skin: Body Essentials for Winter

Winter’s cold climate really does take its toll on our skin. And we don’t just mean our face. Dry skin is winter’s nemesis, and it can strike anywhere, from our legs to our hands, to our elbows, to our toes. To read the full article head over to VITAL+ Pharmacy Supplies. Shop the products in…

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Skincare for Men: A Beginner’s Guide to Male Grooming

So you’ve looked in the mirror one morning, and your reflection is a little confronting.  “Was that line always there? Why does my skin look so dull? Damn I look old!”  No matter what you think, it’s never too early, or too late, to start a skincare routine. More than just attempting to rewind some…

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Winter Makeup Trends 2021: Nail the Look with Ere Perez

Does anyone remember the under-eye baking trend from a few years ago? What about the ‘00s frosted eyeshadow and lipstick? Or the ‘60s Twiggy lashes? Makeup fads change all the time, but a classic, polished, and perfect canvas will never go out of style. Going into winter, it’s time to ditch the heavy powders and…

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How to Combat Dry Skin in Winter

In the immortal words of Jon Snow, “winter is coming.”  With the inevitable onslaught of chilling breezes, morning frosts and increasing temperature extremes, our skin really suffers. If you thought your light gel moisturiser would be enough to cut it, we’re sorry to say, you thought wrong.  To read the full article, head over to…

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Brand Review: Enbacci

Enbacci is one of those brands that I’ve been seeing everywhere on Instagram, but hadn’t had the opportunity to try anything. Launched in 2013 and made in Australia, Enbacci is designed to feature premium ingredients into a simple, yet effective, routine. Now obviously simple routine isn’t exactly in my vocabulary, so I’ve tested out the…

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