Have you ever baked a cake? If so, you’ll realise that most cake-making starts with the basics like
cream butter and sugar
Then you get to add the other stuff that makes this particular cake what it is - maybe the zest of a lemon, or carrots or maybe bananas or maybe my favourite -cocoa.
But you have to start with the basics before you can add the special touches. Otherwise it just doesn’t work.
Skincare - like baking a cake?
I believe that skincare is a bit the same as baking a cake - you need to get the basics right first. But that’s not where most people start and actually there are a couple of basic skincare mistakes that are quite common.
Navigating the marketing hype
I used to get caught up in trying to sort out my skin issues before I had the basics sorted. And honestly, I was most often totally confused and unsure of what I needed.
We’re fed so much hype and marketing on what we have to do for this or that problem. And every season, if not more often, there’s a certain flavour that we need to be incorporating into our regime. Just when we’d got used to the last ‘big thing’
Do you ever feel so confused that you don’t even bother any more?
I mean, how do you navigate the information overload ?Read More