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Hi. My name is Simren Sohal and
Like most of us, I hate that I can’t trust most beauty reviews these days.

Cue The Critical Chemist – a space created for the beauty consumer, with ad and sponsor free beauty reviews. As a student scientist of chemistry, I analyse products and add a science based twist to my reviews to help breakdown what we’re actually putting on our skin.
The aim of the game is total transparency, so that your money isn’t wasted.

It doesn’t.
I’ve never intended for this space to be an income source, so I just aim to reduce or cover the overall cost of the products I review as best as I can. If I can’t, honestly, oh well.

I do this by:

  • Using free samples or cheaper travel sizes.
  • Moving on and selling reviewed makeup at a discounted price.
  • Use of affiliate links
    (I exclusively work with an affiliate marketing program where I earn a small amount if you click on a link or purchase a product through said link. I currently don’t use any affiliate links directly from brands).
  • Ads on the blog and my youtube channel.
  • Oh and stealing my older sister’s stuff . (No regrets – it’s my prerogative as your little sister.)

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