February Empties – Origins, Palmers & Rimmel


I’m a planner, a forecaster, an over analyser and a worrier, so of course I have triplicates some spares of all my favourite products in stock at all times. But, this week, I ran out something I use daily and realised I had already pretty much gone through my back up pot too!

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The Holy Grail of Moisturisers

“You won’t get wrinkles when you’re older…


This is the classic line devised by the world’s first oily girl designed to make us other oily skinned gals feel a whole lot better about being a shining beacon of light on any and every flash photo. But, we want it all thanks; no wrinkles, no shine.

For about 15 years now I have battled with my oily/combination skin and me being the lazy so and so I am, I have completely avoided moisturiser in that time.

The fact that I wasn’t getting any younger coupled with every facialist who got within 100m of me screaming at me for having such dehydrated skin, I decided last year I needed to make some progress. As mentioned, I’m also pretty lazy so y’know doing nothing was always the better option.
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