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About skeptical beauty

The Skeptical Beauty blog is written by an anonymous beauty product addict. A scientist who loves data and has experience of working for the biggest cosmetics products producer in the world. Knows all the insider secrets.

A Simple Moisturiser

I just caught this advert on the T.V. it’s a great advert using a rose to demonstrate how the wind and cold can dry out and damage skin. To help combat this, all you need is a moisturiser. Nothing faddy … Continue reading

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Environmentally Friendly Beauty Care

Being environmentally friendly is never a bad thing and everyone can do their bit by taking reusable bags to the supermarket, locally sourcing food and buying products with minimal packaging. 5 year olds know these rules to help save the … Continue reading

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Homeopathic Skin Care

I set up this blog to critically look at the ingredients and claims of beauty products, to help people try to understand what works and what doesn’t. What I didn’t expect (and I probably should have) to see is a whole bunch … Continue reading

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GlossyBox Harrods Edition and YSL Forever Youth Liberator Serum

GlossyBox is a service where you pay £10 for a pretty box full of cosmetic goodies to be delivered to you. They also have a box for men. There are a number of these schemes on the go at the … Continue reading

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Perfection does not exist

This week I thought I would remind people of/share this video with you. Remember what you see in magazines and on T.V. isn’t always what it seems…     Next week I want to talk about a product I really … Continue reading

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New Year, New You? Burn pounds in SECONDS and BANISH CELLULITE

New Year is prime gym membership selling time. It is also the season for health products, fads and unfulfilled promises and resolutions. The Holland and Barrett shop window is dedicated to slimming products and supplements promising that you can, ‘Get … Continue reading

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The Science Behind Origins ‘Youthtopia’ Serum

This time of year sends beauty counter tills into overdrive. Big promotions, aggressive advertising and plethoras of sales staff enforce the message that beauty products are at the top of the Christmas list for women AND men. This weekend I … Continue reading

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