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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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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Do You Need An Eye Serum?

Words by Matt Huxley I mean we all know what I’m going to say here. YES! But why do you need one? The delicate eye area needs to be treated with different products from the rest of your face. Similarly to how putting sorbolene cream on your face won’t work, putting a face moisturiser under…

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Creating a Fresh Morning Face

Words by Matt Huxley If you know me, you are well aware that I am NOT a morning person. I resent getting up early and everything about it (I’m a night owl so it’s not just me being lazy don’t worry!). That’s why in the morning I prioritise sleep and therefore need a quick and…

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All Black, Always

Words by Matt Huxley Well, well. Long time no see blog. So where have I been? Taking some time out for me? Somewhat, but at least now I have a masters degree (and a few extra kilos courtesy of stress eating central). But more than just being hectically busy, I’ve been a bit disillusioned with…

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Daily Exfoliation: The Benefits

Words by Matt Huxley Exfoliation is one of those controversial topics in skincare. How often? How rough is too rough? Liquid or physical? Whilst I’m a huge fan of a good physical scrub every now and then, I find that for my skin a light daily exfoliant is best in order to keep it nice…

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An Easy Morning Skincare Routine

Words by Matt Huxley I am under no illusions that most people are not quite as extra with their skincare as I am. I do genuinely see a need for 4-5 cleansers on the go at one time. I am informed however that the majority of people are not like this. Frankly it’s weird. So…

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Fearless

Words by Matt Huxley Fearlessness is a quality oft sought-after but very infrequently is it possessed by an individual. We are now in a time where some of us live our lives dictated by fear. I for one, have never been one to worry about things outside of my control, or of other people’s opinions.…

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Why Relaxed Attire can be the Most Rewarding

Words by Matt Huxley Deliberately understated, carefree attire can sometimes be the most impactful clothing statement. You aren’t dressed to kill, you aren’t extra, you’re just unapologetically you. Now whilst some people may take relaxed clothing to mean slobby, “comfortable,” or *shiver* a tracksuit, I for one don’t want to look like an extra in…

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