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Does a moisturiser work?

Agnes & Me face cream

Have you ever wondered whether a moisturiser really works? If you’re like me, your mother probably advised you to apply a face cream at night. My mother certainly didn’t know the science behind skincare but she knew what worked. But now science proves what our mothers knew all along, a good face cream will work […]

Winter skincare tips

Cold windy weather wreaks havoc with our skin, making it dry and decreasing our skin’s natural protection. I’ve made a video (below) talking about the key points so have a look, or read on for the quick summary (I do talk a lot).     1.    Avoid hot showers & baths, even when that seems […]

Featured in Canvas Magazine

This is what beauty editor Tracey Strange wrote about our Face Cream in the New Zealand Herald‘s Canvas magazine: As big beauty companies race to come up with ever more futuristic-sounding innovations (stem-cell technology? DNA makeup? wipe-on wrinkle relaxers?), it’s nice to know that some brands are keeping things simple. Great-looking skin requires neither obsession […]