Goodness how time flies. I hadn’t realised how long it has been since I last posted so my apologies. Life just got busy. Firstly there was the gorgeous summer that just had to be enjoyed and secondly the day job kept me rather occupied. Bills to pay and all that. So down to business: the “new” beauty brands. Back in the day there were only a few major brands we could turn to for our skincare but things have changed dramatically over the past decade or so and we are now, quite frankly, rather spoilt for choice. How on Earth do you decide between them? Can you trust the hype? Which ones are better suited to your skin? I have been putting some of them through their paces so if your skin is over 40 then read on…..