All posts tagged: skincare

NEW VIDEO: SS15 FASHION AND BEAUTY FAVES

Check out my recent Summer favourites in video form, including The Body Shop new Spa of the World range, a special shout out to DestinationSkin and my favourite trusty Topshop boots… Can I also just articulate via words the appreciation I have for full-time Youtubers. Creating and editing videos is so much more strenuous and tedious than it initially appears and takes a hell of a lot of dedication and motivation!

Origins Skin Savers

I The last few months of my University life included no exercise, days sat in the library, stress and eating fast food.  As a result of this, my poor, poor skin has severely suffered! It feels dehydrated, lost any glow it had before, and I’ve started getting a build up of blemishes around my chin area. So, I decided to take action in the form of Origins. I have never used any of their products, however I have heard their organic ingredients are MUCH better for your skin than any type of spot zapper product, such as Clearasil. With those type of brands, I’ve realised they only give you short term results, and inevitably put you in a worse position than you were before! So, I’ve decided to go more natural, and hopefully I’ll see long term results. For first impressions, the Checks and Balances frothy face wash doesn’t leave your skin taught, however leaves your skin feeling thoroughly clean and oil-free. With ingredients such as lavender and camomile, it soothes your skin and is especially …

#2 BODYCARE FAVOURITES

1. EcoTan Classic Self Tan Spray 500ml, £28, ecotan.net; 2. Satsuma Body Butter, £12, Body Shop; 3. Garnier Intensive 7 days daily Body Lotion, £3.33, Boots; 4. St Ives Invigorating All Over Body Scrub, £5.49, Boots 1. I came across this product in TK Maxx and like every product I buy in there, it was a definite gamble, but it paid off! The pump spray definitely makes this product easy to apply and the fact it’s a liquid means it dries so quickly – no wafting your body around your room with the window open with this tanning solution. It does have that ‘fake tan’ smell the day after applying, however it’s not over bearing and actually very mild compared to some other tanning products I have used. I was impressed with the organic formula this product has – it includes vitamins A and E which help skin vitality and renewal, a nice bonus. The results after applying are pretty much instantaneous and give a very natural tan which is buildable with extra application. I know …

#1 SKINCARE FAVOURITES

1. Bioderma Sensibio H2o, £4.50 – £9.99, escentual.com; 2. Tea Tree Face Mask, £10, Body Shop; 3. La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo, £11.05, escentual.com; 4. Garnier Exfo-Brusher Wash, £5.33, Boots. 1. I heard about this magical solution, Bioderma, from a few beauty bloggers and couldn’t resist a try. I am on my fourth bottle now and I never want to take it out of my skincare routine! It works as a makeup remover/cleanser and has definitely helped soothe and balance out the oil levels in my skin. It makes your face feel refreshed and super clean and, most importantly, hydrated. It’s like beauty-lovers’ holy water in a plastic bottle. Oh, and it’s a French skincare product so you have to buy online, however I have heard it should be in our stores sometime in the near future. I always buy mine from escentual.com, they’re cheap and have been very reliable so far. 2. I have to say, I stole this off my sister a while ago, but I was having a major breakout crisis and needed …