Beauty Rebel


The beauty trends to embrace in 2024 (and the ones we'll be leaving behind)

The beauty trends to embrace in 2024 (and the ones we'll be leaving behind)

The start of a new year is a good time to reflect on the past and look towards the future - and skincare is no exception. We've never been one to buy into trends (in fact, MV's founder, Sharon McGlinchey, is often described as ahead of her time), but we wanted to take a moment to share how the skincare industry will evolve this year, as well as what it will be happily leaving behind. Keep an eye out for the term 'neuro-glow' At MV, we've always believed that skincare is a ritual that can have a positive impact on not just...

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Transforming routine into ritual: The psychology behind beauty rituals

Transforming routine into ritual: The psychology behind beauty rituals

It's easy to assume that the self-care benefits of a skincare practice are simply a result of the specific products we use on our skin.  And of course, in many ways they are.  Topically applied products are absorbed into your bloodstream, which is why MV is 100% free of petrochemicals, parabens, mineral oils, and endocrine disrupters, just to name a few.  But research shows that when transformed from routine to ritual, a dedicated skincare practice can also have a positive impact on not just our physical well-being (i.e., our skin), but on our mental well-being as well.  The difference between routine and...

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Special Occasion Skin

Special Occasion Skin

Whether you’re getting married, celebrating a new promotion or planning a great night out, MV's special occasion skincare routine and expert advice will help get your glow on. There’s something about the excitement and pressure of a special occasion – be it a wedding, anniversary, red carpet appearance or weekend party – that compels people to try and ‘fast-track’ a flawless complexion. Weeks, days or sometimes even hours before a big event, they’ll book in for cosmeceutical interventions that prod, peel and traumatise their skin. Often at times the person ends up traumatised as well. One of the most upsetting...

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