I take a lot of skincare advice from my mum, she always uses lovely products and she has tried and tested quite a few over the years! It was my mum who recommended Antipodes products to me.
This Organic Avocado oil & Rosehip divine facial oil is just so so so beautiful! It is a face oil which comes in a bottle with a little dropper. It applies easily and feels incredible on your skin. I love the scent of this, it is so delicious and spa-like. I use this at night, and it feels lovely on your face. It soaks in nicely and in the morning my skin feels really soft and smooth, but never greasy.
I love using this face oil, it’s a nice size bottle for a reasonable price and it’s organic, which I always love. My mum says its good for her wrinkles, as it helps collagen production in the skin. I refuse to look at my skin that closely, therefore I don’t believe I have any. I love this product, it’s a real pleasure to use! Mums give good beauty advice!
My mum recommended this multi-purpose balm to me, she buys it from Space NK and swears it’s the best lip balm out there. She spends a lot of time outdoors riding her horse and gets really dry skin in the winter.
It was originally made for sore nipples, it is now used as a multi-purpose intense moisturiser. It is perfect for lips, dry cuticles, dry elbows and feet and any other super dry patches you have.
I mainly use this as a lip balm, but occasionally I use it on my dry ugly elbows, and my super dry heels. It is an incredible intense moisturiser, it is really thick to apply, but it feels good on your lips. It lasts for ages, and softens winter chapped lips brilliantly.
It also softens my elbows and heels like nothing else. It’s like putting 10 layers of body lotion on!
I have this at the bottom of my handbag and a tiny bit goes a really long way. It’s odourless, and fuss-free, it literally just works as an incredible moisturiser and skin softener. Click here for the Dr Lipp website
I love dressing up my hands! Today I’m wearing my Sagen Sweden ring, it’s made from a vintage plate which is set into silver. I bought it ages ago and I love it! I’m wearing it with two Vivienne Westwood rings. On my nails I’m wearing L’oreal Titanium nail varnish mixed in with Rebel Nails nail wraps!
Estelle & Thild is a Stockholm based organic skincare company. The packaging is glorious and I have just started using the cleansing gel and eye balm. I’m interested to see the results, as I have just started using these products, I can’t judge yet, but i love the scent and I love the ethics behind the company. Read more here!
Buy Estelle & Thild via Net-a-Porter and John Lewis.
I love beauty products! I can’t get enough of them, some things I didn’t even know I need until I try them for fun and then I realise I love them and I’m hooked on them! This is one of those products, Fabulips Sugar Lip Scrub, I loved this. I love the smell, but mostly, I love how soft my lips feel afterwards. My lips were tough and old and now they are soft. I didn’t even know I needed lip scrub until I tried this product. I am hooked now!
I also tried the Raspberry Champagne Body Butter, this smells like sweets and It is lovely. It applies really easily and spreads quite far. It’s nice and light, but it is effective. It’s paraben free, which is always good and the packaging is cute and glittery, so it makes a great gift.
I like using this on my legs as it soaks in quickly and doesn’t feel horrid when I put tights or leggings on.
These products smell fun and like sweets, rather than like a spa. Gifts for your girlfriends Christmas, and super fun! They last well too!
I really like Soap and Glory products, I love the retro packaging, I love the fact they are a British company who make their products in the UK. They do a delicious body butter, and really great mascara, which I blogged about a while ago.
I love love love this Rich and Foamous shower gel, you get a great big bottle, with a pump action, so you don’t spill it everywhere. It smells incredible like honey and almonds, which lingers a little, but not too much to clash with perfume. Its also great value!
I also love Peaches and Clean 4-in-1 facial cleanser. I never use this in the morning, I use it at night, as it is one of the few facial cleansers which actually takes off your eye make up. Again it is made in the UK, it is great value and it smells like peach sweets!
Wild About Beauty is a skin loving cosmetics brand, they use natural and organic ingredients where possible, including aloe vera, beeswax, rose water and more.
I struggle with eye make-up, I’m very picky, I hate it when mascara irritates my eyes, I hate it when eyeliner smudges, but I also hate it when you can’t remove it at the end of the day. I like a solid thick line and I want a pen applicator. I hate a brush eyeliner, I find it hard to make both eyes the same!
I had never heard of Wild About Beauty before, But I absolutely love this line and define eyeliner. It’s a felt tip pen style applicator. It applies so easily, it’s really easy to control and it leaves a solid black line. It gets right in between the roots of my stupid blonde eyelashes and the line can be as thick or thin as you want. It faded a little over the day, but not much and I touch my eyes a lot! I really love this eyeliner, it’s one of the best I have tried in ages. This is now my everyday eyeliner, it’s great!
The Nutrilash Nourishing mascara is brilliant too, it’s easy to apply, thick and long lasting. Reaches the roots and doesn’t irritate me! I’d recommend it!