The pandemic has affected every inch of our lives, from our mental health to the condition of our skin. While it may have encouraged us to ditch our daily makeup routines as we’ve stayed away from the office and nights out have become a distant memory, the new must-have accessory of the year – the face mask – while helpful in protecting us from the spread of the coronavirus, may not be as good for our skin.
It’s hard to keep up with the non-negotiable rules of skincare – cleanse, tone and moisturise, don’t forget a serum, finish with SPF. If you bought everything you were told to, you wouldn’t be able to fit it in your bathroom. But what about eye cream? Is eye cream necessary like we’re led to believe? Do eye creams work? The short answer is yes. Read on for the long answer…
Fluctuations in temperature and humidity mean that our skin can change with the seasons. To guarantee you keep your glow whatever the weather or month though, there are skincare ingredients you can look out for. Here’s how to get dewy skin every day of the year.
Reading the label of your favourite skincare products can sometimes feel like you missed a science lesson you shouldn’t have. To help you understand what ingredients to look for and why, we’ve listed some of our favourites below and the benefits you can get from using them.
No Make-Up Make-Up: Prepping Your Skin For Summer Make-Up
Sunshine beaming through the window and warming temperatures on your skin signal summer. Whether you spend your summer in the city, by the coast or surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature in the countryside, rising temperatures and intense sunshine can play havoc with your make-up. So, what can you do to maintain a healthy complexion and achieve perfect make-up all day?
Let’s find out…
Mineral 89 - an essential Hyaluronic Acid hydration booster for every skincare routine
Hyaluronic Acid is the wonder ingredient on every beauty editor and facialist’s lips. Why? Not only is it a super humectant that’s really effective at plumping and rehydrating the appearance of the skin – smoothing fine lines and wrinkles as it does – it’s also suitable for every skin type. Even sensitive. Discover how you can fit this moisturising molecule into your beauty routine, according to your skin type.
It’s estimated that rosacea affects as many as one in 10 people in the UK, causing their face to flush and flare up, particularly around the cheeks, forehead, chin and nose. If, like Cameron Diaz, Prince William and Renée Zellweger who are all believed to suffer from the chronic inflammatory condition, you experience symptoms such as visible blood vessels and broken capillaries, skin becoming red and sore, bumpy spots and pustules, it may be disheartening to learn that there’s no cure for rosacea. There are ways to calm your symptoms and conceal a flare-up though.
If your enlarged pores are the first thing you see when you look in the mirror, you’re not alone. You’re also not the cause. Genetics play the biggest part in why some of us have large pores on the face and some don’t. Here’s how you can minimise their appearance though…
While you may have spent the majority of 2020 with little reason to celebrate, the arrival of the festive season brings with it a selection of bold and bright party make-up looks to try.
Party make-up is all about standing out for the right reasons, and being a bit bolder with your choices.
Our hydrating heroes: Vichy’s best moisturisers for your skin.
Your skin is as unique as you are. That’s why choosing a routine and products that are tailored to your specific skin type and its needs is essential to keeping your skin looking its glowing best. Every good skincare routine needs a moisturiser too, so here’s our pick of our best hydrating heroes for every skin type and concern…
The best ingredients for oily and blemish-prone skin
If you want to create a fool-proof skincare routine, knowledge is power – especially where ingredients are concerned. Follow our simple guide to learn which are best for oily and blemish-prone skin and how they can help you tackle everyday concerns - such as blackheads and breakouts - head on.