Are PEGs safe for use in Cosmetics?
What are PEG's? PEG is an acronym for polyethylene glycol. There are various forms, identified by the number that follows PEG e.g. PEG-100.  Not ve...
Parabens, MIT, CIT, Formalin - Are these preservatives Cosmetic 'Nasties' ?
A typical scenario: you treat yourself with a shopping session in your favourite beauty department. You are looking forward to trying out the new s...
Mens Skincare Products

Mens Skincare Products

I am often asked why I don't make mens skincare products. It's such a huge growth sector of the industry. 21st century men want skincare same as wo...
What is an Active Ingredient in Skincare products?
It seems that everyone is touting the latest miracle Active Ingredient. MERUMAYA explores with leading Cosmetic Scientists, what active ingredients...
How to Build Self Belief in Girls so They Are Not Controlled as Women
Have you ever been called bossy? Or aggressive?  Or uncompromising? Or emotional? Or confident? Or straightforward?  It's often accompanied by a s...
Tips for Sensitive Skin | How to Calm & Re-balance Irritated Skin
Has more, more, more,got your skin feeling sore, sore, sore? I am seeing more beauty influencers culling the ridiculous number of products they are...
What Are Antioxidants & Do I Need Them in my Skincare?
Why are antioxidants important in skincare for youthful ageing? Oxidation is one of the major causes of cellular ageing. Oxidative damage causes wr...
MERUMAYA - Eye Care - John Lewis
Top Sante put all the top Eye Creams to the test.  Intensely Youthful Eye Cream was named the Best Eye Cream 2017. It was a MERUMAYA best seller at...
Back To Beauty Basics | The 3 R's, Remove, Refine, Restore
The only thing about more, more, more, it that it has become chore, chore, chore! Is that how you feel when you peek your head around the bathroom ...
Does Daily SPF Prevent Skin Ageing?
Does SPF within skincare and make up products go far enough to prevent skin ageing? The simple answer is, SPF is of key importance in helping to pr...
Allure Magazine bans ANTI-aging.
Allure Magazine has banned the word anti-aging (anti-ageing in English English) with immediate effect.  They say  'Whether we know it or not, we’re...
Best ingredients for beautiful skin.
Best Ingredients for beautiful, youthful skin There are a myriad of ingredients being touted in skincare as the next best thing since sliced bread....