All posts tagged: skincare

January Monthly Favourites | 2019

It has been so long since I have drafted up a monthly favourites post! I’m giving this series a re-boot which is refreshing for me because I have been meaning to share my love for a couple of products. I originally stopped this series this time last year actually due to the fact that I was running out of new favourites that had not already been mentioned on the blog. I was basically rotating my favourites around for months in use so it seemed pointless to continue writing them then. Now that my collection is entirely different, I’m ready to get back into the swing of posting Favourites! Featured in this post: Value Pack Cotton Soft Cotton Wool Round PadsClinique Even Better SPF 15Antipodes Kiwi Seed Oil Eye CreamSon & Park Beauty WaterMarco Tozzi Silver Sparkly Trainer Shoe The softest cotton rounds I have ever used: This duo pack is from Home Bargains. I don’t remember the exact price but they’re very, very affordable and the best cotton rounds that I have ever tried and …

My Current Everyday Skincare and Favourites

Happy New Year! Hope you all had a Merry Christmas! I am slowly getting back into the swing of things as far as blogging is concerned. There has been a lot that I’ve missed from writing and sharing my thoughts which I’m slowly rediscovering again and what better way to ease back into it than to show my current favourites? I thought best to split it – one makeup version which you can catch up with here and one skincare version. I hope this cover is okay? In truth, a lot of these products became empties – some of which I’ve disposed of so it wouldn’t have made sense to take a photo when products would be missing. Featured in this post: Clinique Take The Day Off Cleansing BalmInnisfree Jeju Volcanic Pore Cleansing FoamGarnier Pure Active 3in1Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask Chinese Ginseng & Rice Clarifying Polishing MaskAvene Thermal Spring WaterLUSH Tea Tree WaterThe Ordinary Advanced Retinoid 2%Poppy Austin Vitamin C Anti-Aging SerumPoppy Austin Hyaluronic Acid Restoration SerumNo7 Youthful Eye SerumEmbryolisse Smoothing Eye Contour CareDramatically …

Review: L’Oréal Fine Flowers Gel-Cream Wash

I would like to get back into routine of writing more reviews. I don’t typically write them because they take the most time to not only make a post out of, but to product-test and/or have a discussion set up. As such, not all products are worthy of discussion (which is how I decide whether to review something or not) but certainly for today, we’ll be having quite a heated one. This time, I am reviewing the L’Oréal Fine Flowers Gel-Cream Wash, so stick around to find out just what I think! FYI – I have combination to oily skin, with a tendency to be dehydrated. What is it? It’s a gel-cream wash cleanser, formulated for dry and sensitive skin. I don’t necessarily have dry skin so arguably this isn’t for me, however I find it interesting to test out some products this way because I don’t think labels are always correct. This cleanser’s selling points are its rose and jasmine flower extracts which supposedly sooth, moisturise and protect the skin. How much does it …

New Products I’m Currently Trying

How’s it going all? It’s a rainy weekend which means it’s an indoors type of day where I get to catch up on blogging! I have been shopping quite a bit – probably a little too much for my own good but it’s been super fun. I’ve more or less racked up a new wardrobe however for today, I want to discuss some new products that I’ve been trying out lately that are “new” to me. I am terrible when it comes to actually being on-trend. I generally buy products on the whim or products that has been on my list for a while and well, here they are in all their glory…or not. You shall see. New in Bodycare I’ll start with my first disappointing piece because from memory, it is the oldest from my “new collection of things”. It is the Avene Mineral Fluid SPF50+. I bought this over a month ago – actually on my first week when I had just started my new job. Although I needed a new sunscreen, it was …

My Favourite Beauty Combinations

I have been thinking about this topic for quite some time. It just occurred to me one evening whilst I was laying in bed (the best time for inspiration don’t you think?) and since then, I have been so excited to write this. This year probably marks the year where my routines are maturing. I know what I want to use, what product I’m looking for and which products I like using together or might possibly work well together. It’s less of the wishy-washy stuff and more of the products that really speak for themselves. Functionality over aesthetics. So without further ado, here it is, my favourite beauty combinations. No7 Youthful Eye Serum + Bobbi Brown Hydrating Eye Cream This is my favourite eyecare combo to date! I have long been a fan of the No7 Youthful Eye Serum so I would recommend it as a base for any of your eye creams. For me, once I introduced the Bobbi Brown Hydrating Eye Cream along with it, it was a game-changer. I have been using eye cream …