Skincare Product Reviews

Read our latest reviews of skin products and skincare here at Get The Gloss as well as viewing our videos in which we talk about our favourite skin care finds


The new exfoliating body serum that leaves skin glowing

March 15th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

If you’re a fan of chemical exfoliants from the neck up, then REN’s new AHA Smart Renewal Body Serum could be your perfect match for the neck down. Here’s why >>>


Tried and tested: Lidl’s new DIY Face Mask Maker

March 14th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Taking the trends for juicing and DIY facials to the next level, Lidl’s latest launch could be a game-changer when it comes to the world of at-home tech >>>


Peptides: the skin-gredient that has one expert very excited

March 14th 2018 / Anna Hunter

The perks of peptides have long been debated, but Paula Begoun reckons that the ingredient shows impressive promise for skincare of the future. Here’s how peptides work, and why she’s so psyched… >>>


The 5 best retinol eye creams, serums and treatments

March 12th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Retinol eye products - not as scary as they sound. Which ones are worth giving a try? Here’s our pick of the bunch >>>


Glossy Posse Picks: The new beauty launches we've been loving this week

March 9th 2018 / Judy Johnson

Spring is in the air and with it is a need for pepped-up skin, fresh fragrances and a sense of starting anew. Here's what the team have been using to do just that >>>


PHA: a guide to the most gentle chemical exfoliant of all

March 8th 2018 / Anna Hunter

You’ve heard of AHAs and BHAs, but how about PHAs? If you’ve ever experienced an adverse acid reaction, have sensitive skin, eczema or rosacea, this is the liquid exfoliant you’ve been waiting for… >>>


Aldi has now attempted to copy Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream

March 7th 2018 / Anna Hunter

Lacura Miracle Cream costs 77% less than the original cult multipurpose salve, but is it anywhere near as good? >>>


5 jelly cleansers that leave skin soft - not stripped

March 7th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

A new cleanser category that's a cross between an oil and a balm, these jelly-textured formulas are packed with conditioning goodies to leave dry skin soft. Here are the ones that had us at jello… >>>


The natural plant-based retinol duo that does vitamin A differently

March 6th 2018 / Anna Hunter

Retinol: it’s one of the most effective skin rejuvenating ingredients on the planet, but boy can it cause side-effects. We road test REN Bio Retinoid™ Anti-Wrinkle Concentrate Oil and Cream to see how our faces fare... >>>


The retinol eye serum that fakes a good night’s sleep

March 4th 2018 / Victoria Woodhall

We put Murad’s new Retinol Youth Renewal Eye Serum to the test and gave our dark circles the night off >>>


The cult Liz Earle cleanser that's been given a fragrant new twist

March 1st 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Does Liz Earle’s new limited edition Lavender & Vetiver Cleanse & Polish provide a ‘calming cleanse’ in every sense? We put it to the test >>>


Mother’s Day present ideas: your ultimate beauty gift guide

March 1st 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

From beauty gadgets to skincare essentials and the best gift sets, we’ve got all wish-lists covered >>>


The beauty products and fitnesswear you’ve been buying in February

March 1st 2018 / Anna Hunter

It may be a short month, but you lot haven’t let that stop you shopping: here’s your reader health and beauty top ten for the month of Feb. Great taste, btw. >>>


Menopausal skincare: a new beauty category

February 28th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Ranges designed to soothe, strengthen, de-stress and help skin tackle everything from hot flushes to extreme dryness are springing up everywhere. Here’s our round-up of the latest and greatest >>>


Do we need sports specific skincare?

February 27th 2018 / Anna Hunter

Olympic athletes seem to think so, and on-the-go formulas that claim to reduce redness, dehydration and clogged pores are seeing a surge in sales. We weigh up the ‘active’ skincare trend >>>


The 3-product Mother’s Day gift set that offers a sizeable saving

February 27th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Worth £131 but coming in at £77, The Optimal Collection from ESPA offers a saving on not just a single product, but a 3-step regime. The perfect present? We put it through its paces >>>


Glossy Posse Picks: The team's favourite launches of the week

February 24th 2018 / Judy Johnson

Want to know which new finds have wowed us this week? From a limited edition body oil to a superfood skin cream, here are the launches we recommend getting your hands on... >>>


Aldi launches £5.99 Jo Malone-inspired fragrance

February 23rd 2018 / Sarah McGinnis

The supermarket has done it again with dupes of the luxury brand’s renowned beauty products. Here's what we thought of the new range >>>


Aldi's £3.99 version of Liz Earle's Hot Cloth Cleanser is back

February 19th 2018 / Sarah McGinnis

Discount supermarket Aldi took on the cult Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish with its Lacura Hot Cloth Cleanser in 2017, but were we sold on it? As it arrives back in stock due to popular demand, read our honest review >>>


Beauty Shopaholic: how blogger Amelia Liana spends her beauty budget

February 18th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

From her favourite drugstore buys to her go-to hair experts, digital influencer Amelia gives us an insight into the products and services that are worth every penny >>>


The Gloss Report: At-Home Peels

February 17th 2018 / Alexandra Harrison

Looking to uncover brighter, more youthful skin without a trip to the spa? We've tried and tested these at-home peels so you don't have to... >>>


7 skincare power couples that work oh so well together

February 14th 2018 / Anna Hunter

And a few skincare products that actually work best solo… >>>


Valentine’s Day gifts for him, her and pretty much everyone

February 11th 2018 / Anna Hunter

Because we all deserve treating and cupid doesn’t care what gender you identify as. Fragrance, at-home massage and sheet masks for all! >>>


Glossy Posse Picks: The team's top new beauty launches of the week

February 10th 2018 / Judy Johnson

Find out what's hot, new, and grabbing our attention in the world of beauty this week >>>


Can this Acid Fix give dull and stressed skin its glow back?

February 9th 2018 / Sarah McGinnis

Omorovicza’s latest night product promises brighter, plumper skin in one. Sarah McGinnis puts it to the test >>>

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