January 13, 2019

Gisele’s Guide – blog intro

Welcome to Gisele’s Guide, a collection of articles about caring for sensitive, hypersensitive, problem skin and rosacea, cosmetic ingredients, concerns such as premature ageing, blemishes and rosacea. I am currently updating the Guide, it will eventually cover the following topics and I will also add sections on make up, health and fitness recommendations.   •  Caring for […]

December 16, 2018

Mir Ingredients

Mir is formulated with optimally effective levels of skin-friendly ingredients and minimal additives. In our many years of researching botanicals and sensitive skin, we have found that certain ingredients, reputed to be beneficial can have the opposite effect if included at too high or low a level in a formulation.   Oil-based products, offered by many […]

December 14, 2018

Sensitive Skin & Rosacea

Mir Sensitive Skin Care is the only range developed by a cosmetic scientist who has highly sensitive, problematic skin. So we go further to ensure our products are as gentle and effective as possible. If you’ve tried many products and found them  irritating or pore-clogging, despite claims to the contrary it could be for any of the […]

December 12, 2018

Preservatives in Cosmetics

Often the subject of internet scaremongering, preservatives are misunderstood and perceived as “nasties”. However, they are there to protect you from the real nasties: micro-organisms which can cause product spoilage and very serious infections of skin, eyes etc.   Laboratory staff have to wear masks, gloves and protective eye wear when handling preservatives (and other […]

March 26, 2018

Cosmetic Ingredients To Avoid

We exclude more than 200 adverse ingredients from Mir and were the first and still the only company to develop 100% fragrance-free face and body products without essential oils.   We don’t use unnecessary additives such as colours and dyes and you won’t find harsh chemicals, soap, sulphates, heavy pore-clogging oils or mineral oil in our products. […]

June 20, 2016

Anti Ageing Skin Care

A healthy, calm, clear complexion looks wonderful at any age. Anti-ageing products often contain harsh ingredients which cause irritation and peeling. Using gentle, balancing products and adopting a positive, holistic attitude are your skin’s best friends. I developed the Mir range and our optimal skin care methods with this philosophy in mind.   The acid mantle is […]

June 20, 2016

Press Reviews

Mir is a sought-after collection of botanical skincare offering rival delights to the latest organic beauty trends.  Wonderfully cooling on the skin, these water-based goodies are a real treat.  The Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser has a gentle baby-soft fragrance and contains jojoba beads that purify and cleanse.  Soothing extracts of rosewater and chamomile refresh even the […]