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Category Archives: Acne

What can Retinol do for us?
Posted By Piyali 20 Aug 2017 Comments

  I've only just started using a face serum, recommended to me by a Sales assistant in the KIKO store, Oxford Circus. She was lovely and brutally honest! She was confident about her belief in face Serum and was adamant that I ( and everyone else for that matter) should use it to help with the pigmentation issues and the dehydrated appearance of my skin - so I purchased the Serum at a reasonable price of £23.90. The 'Sublime Youth Serum' I have been using contains Retinol.

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Ever wonder what your products are made out of?
Posted By Piyali 25 Sep 2016 Comments

If I don't react badly to a product, I definitely want to know what it contains, If I react badly to a product, I want to know what it contains! It is my mission to find this out with the new products I try...Lets start: 'PHA' - Poly Hydroxyacid, otherwise known as a Bionic acid is derived from natural sources such as milk sugar (e.g lactobionc acid) or corn (e.g maltobionic acid). Bionics build the support matrix around collagen (structural protein in our bodies! the main component of

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Invitation to participate in research exploring women’s experiences of acne and media

Hi, I am a PhD researcher from the University of Sheffield, interested in exploring and improving awareness of people’s experiences of living with acne.  I'm really interested in how people with acne experience and use various forms of media, including: blogs, social media, websites, magazines, advertisements, tv ect. I am currently looking to interview women (aged 16-34 and based in England, Wales or Scotland) with a diagnosis of acne (from a medical professional e.g. GP,

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