Cooling Summer Skincare

cooling summer skincare

Yesterday marked the first official day of summer, hooray! If we actually manage to get some sunny weather, or if you’re lucky enough to jetting off abroad, one of the hardest things can be preventing your skin from becoming a red, sweaty mess. Today’s blog is a pick of our top products to keep you cool through the summer heatwave. Continue reading

The Zelens Products You Need to Try

zelens products you need to try

Zelens is a brand with a huge cult following. Everyone from bloggers to dermatologists to make up artists can’t get enough of the products and rave about their benefits. However, it’s quite a pricey brand so when it comes to choosing where to begin it can be hard to decide which products are worth the investment. In the name of research, I put the brand to the test to deliver to you my top three introductory Zelens picks. Continue reading

Beautycoll Hyaluronic Acid Serum Review

beautycoll ha review

Beautycoll has long been one of the favourite supplements among the Skin Oracle team, so there was a lot of excitement when we found out that they were branching out from collagen drinks and launching a serums range! The first (of many, we hope) is a hyaluronic acid. Beautycoll use high levels of HA in their collagen drink so these guys know what they’re doing so I couldn’t wait to put it to the test. Continue reading

Retinol FAQ

retinol faq

Every month, questions in regards to retinol are among our top queries on our advice line. It’s something that we’re happy to help with; we’re big fans of retinol are all experts on the ingredient! The popularity of the product, combined with the confusion and myths surrounding how to use it, we decided to put together a handy FAQ guide. Continue reading

What is MSM?

WHAT IS MSM

An ingredient I have seen popping up more and more within skincare – both topical and supplements – is Methyl Sulphonyl Methane (MSM). This organic sulphur compound in found in all living organisms and is essential for the regeneration and healthy life span of cells. Continue reading

Madame La La West Coast Bronzing Serum Review

madame la la west coast serum review

It’s coming round to that time of year when I like to get my fake tan on. I have a light skin tone so hate tans that are very dark and orange. I’m also no expert, so something I can apply with ease and not worry about streaks is crucial! But finally, my biggest concern is my face. I wouldn’t ever put body tan on my face through fear of causing a breakout on my acne-prone skin, but many facial tanners tend to go way darker than expected. So, when Madame La La landed on the shelves here at Skin Oracle, I knew I just had to give it a whirl. Continue reading

Do You Really Need an Omega 3 Supplement?

omega 3

For years we were told to restrict fat from our diet, but recently we have learned the benefits of certain types of healthy fats. One type of fat that you definitely shouldn’t be restricting is omega 3 fatty acids as it provides numerous benefits to the body. We often get asked if it is an essential supplement to take and we think it absolutely is! Here’s why… Continue reading