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Barry M – In the Glow Body Oil Review

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After returning from my summer holidays, I am devastated to see that my tan has started to fade away. Although it has not left me completely pale, I have been looking for a product which keeps the little bit of tan I have left looking healthy and natural.

Whilst browsing several reviews I saw great recommends on bronzing oils. I’m sure most of you have heard of Estee Lauder and The Body Shop bronzing oils, which seemed to be the most popular and reviewed oils.

As these oils can be quite pricey, I decided to look for a cheaper alternative. After searching my local Boots for a budget version, I came across In The Glow by Barry M. At £7.99 this product is less than half of the price of many other well know oils so I jumped at the chance to try it.

My main worry when trying out this oil was that I would end up orange, or that it would transfer on to my clothes straight away. But after applying the product and leaving it to dry for a good 5-10 minutes, it didn’t budge at all. I was also impressed with the fact that it didn’t give off a horrible scent, which is always a bonus.

I was confident enough to wear a white top after using this product and it did not smudge on to my clothing at all. The oil dries perfectly and gives you an extra glow without covering you in glitter.

 

If you’re looking to try out a cheap bronzing oil then I definitely recommend you give this one a go!

 

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The Body Shop Tea Tree Anti-Imperfection Daily Solution Review

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If you have read any of my previous blog posts you will know how obsessed I am with The Body Shop’s Tea Tree range. When I am having a bad skin day I always turn to their products to help me out.

Whilst doing my usual shop in The Body Shop, I came across the Anti-Imperfection Daily Solution. The product promotes itself as being a light weight serum which can be used daily to produce clearer, healthier and mattified skin.

The product comes in a glass bottle and has a droplet applicator attached to it.

After using this product for a few weeks I have definitely noticed a difference in my skin. I have been using the product both day and night and I have noticed my skin has definitely reduced in oiliness. It has also helped reduce the redness on any blemishes I have had, whilst minimising pores.

I love using this product as it makes my skin feel extremely soft and refreshed. I feel as though this product will last me a lifetime as you only need three or four drops each time.

As always The Body Shop have impressed me with this product and it will definitely be a product I will continue using.

I’d love to hear which products you love from The Body Shop.

xoxo

 

 

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Australian Bodycare Tea Tree Skin Wash

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After years of using harsh face scrubs and washes in an attempt to have clear skin, I have finally found a product which helps clear up imperfections, whilst soothing the skin.

Australian Bodycare is a brand which specialises in Tea Tree Oil products, the magic ingredient in solving any skin problems. The brand offer a huge range of products, including oils, lotions, skincare and hair products.

I decided to try out their skin wash as it was described as a daily antiseptic wash to help prevent against spot causing bacteria.

The one issue I was concerned about before using this product, was that it might leave my skin looking dull and dried out. I couldn’t have been more wrong.

As the skin wash has a neutral pH balance, it doesn’t harm sensitive skin and it did not dry out my skin at all. I have been using this skin wash every day for the past few weeks and it has left my skin feeling squeaky clean.

For somebody who has very problematic skin, I was impressed to see that my blemishes had cleared up and I have definitely seen a reduction in break outs. 

I love using this skin wash in the mornings as it leaves my skin feeling super fresh.

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If you have sensitive or problematic skin, then I would definitely recommend you give this skin wash a try!

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My Favourite Body Shop Skincare Products! 


I recently stocked up on my favourite skincare products and decided to share them with you guys.

I love The Body Shop, which is reflected on the fact that nearly all of my skincare products are purchased from there.

As my skin is very prone to blemishes, I tend to stick to the Tea Tree range as it works wonders for my face.  My skin also seems to dry up during winter, so I always make sure I have plenty of moisturising products at hand

Here is a quick run down of my favourite products from The Body Shop.

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The Body Shop – Tea Tree Mattifying Lotion.

This product is perfect for when your skin is looking oily, shiny and full of blemishes.  After just one just this product you can definitely see the results. It reduces pore size and leaves your skin looking fresh and ready to go.

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The Body Shop – Tea Tree Pore Minimiser.

This products works wonders when used with the Tea Tree Mattifying Lotion.
The Pore Minimiser does exactly what it says on the bottle and minimises any pores you have. I also use this product as a primer before applying my makeup and it really does keep everything in tact.

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The Body Shop – Vitamin E Moisture Cream.

This face cream is my go-to product when my skin is feeling dull and dry. I use this product both day and night, leaving my skin feeling hydrated and refreshed. The product itself isn’t too heavy on the skin which I love. It doesn’t make your skin break out either which is always a plus!

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The Body Shop – Tea Tree Skin Clearing Clay Mask.

If you’ve read any of my previous posts you will know how much I love this product. I make sure I use it at least once a week, as the results are incredible!
If you’re having a breakout just in time for an important event (which always seems to be the case for me), then I would definitely recommend you purchase this product.

I guarantee that you will see the results over night.
It has definitely helped me out in the past and I will continue to purchase this product until I die!

I hope you’ve enjoyed this post and it would be great to hear what other products you enjoy from The Body Shop!

xoxo

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Chanel Perfection Lumiere Velvet Foundation

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 Winter has arrived and my skin is slowly adjusting to this freezing cold weather.

Last week I decided that I needed to fix up my skincare and makeup routine in order to stop my skin turning into a dry and flaky mess.

Usually I love using thick and full coverage foundations such as Double Wear, but the truth is, a lot of the full coverage foundations I try can be VERY drying. I feel like no matter what I am wearing underneath my foundation, the moisture will always be sucked out and my skin is often left feeling deflated.
Obviously I’m not writing this post to slate Double Wear in any way because it’s usually my go-to foundation, but in the winter I just need something more suited to my skin.

So this is where Chanel Perfection Lumiere Velvet steps in. As I was passing through House of Fraser last week, I decided to try out some of the foundations Chanel had to offer. I explained to the lovely lady at the counter that my skin had become very dry lately, but that I still wanted a full coverage foundation. She advised me to try out Chanel Perfection Lumiere Velvet as it has more of a velvety texture (hence the name), rather than a thick, sticky texture.

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 I was matched to the shade Beige 20, and after using it for a week, I can honestly say it’s one of the best foundations I have ever tried. Not only does it last all day, but it feels so lightweight on my skin and covers almost every blemish!

I couldn’t believe that I hadn’t tried this foundation before. It’s amazing how different my skin feels after using it. I finally have moisture back in my skin, even on the coldest of days. The texture of the foundation is so soft and easy to work with which I love.

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If you’re looking to switch up your foundation for Christmas then I would definitely recommend this one – it’s amazing!

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Five New Skincare Favourites

When it comes to skincare I usually stick to the same old products, but this time I have decided to venture out and try some new products.

By doing so I have found some amazing products I feel that I should definitely share with you guys. So here are my top five skincare products – I recommend you give at least one of these a go!

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No7 Beautiful Skin Quick Thinking Wipes.

When it comes to removing makeup I tend to try and cleanse and remove my makeup without using wipes, but when you’re in a rush or on the go, these wipes are just what you need.

Admittedly these wipes cost slightly more than the average face wipes, but you can definitely see the difference just after one use. These wipes remove waterproof mascara, along with the toughest of foundations. They also leave your skin feeling silky smooth and refreshed, which it what I absolutely love about them. If you fancy treating yourself to a new skincare product then you should definitely give these easy use wipes a go.

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Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair.

After recently attending an Estée Lauder blogging event, I was generously given the chance to try out this amazing product. This serum is the perfect fix for when your skin is feeling dehydrated and a lack of sleep has taken its toll.

By simply applying a small amount to your face before bed, you are guaranteed to wake up with a softer and more even skin tone. This product is so easy to use and it really does leave you feeling like you’ve had a luxury facial.

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Heaven Bee Polish with Organic Raw Cane Sugar & ABEETOXIN.

This Bee Polish by Heaven is an amazing product which helps reduce fine lines and any signs of aging. I particularly this product as it is great on sensitive skin, as well and leaving your skin feeling silky smooth.

After just one use you can immediately see your skin becoming more plump and firm. This product is the perfect anti-aging treatment and takes minutes to use.

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Estée Lauder Take It Away Makeup Remover Lotion.

This lotion is one of my favourite makeup removal products. By adding a small amount of the product, it is amazing how much makeup is broken down and removed from your skin.

This product particularly works well with Estée Lauder Double Wear Foundation. If you wear the foundation yourself, you will know how tough it can be to remove. But by using a small amount of this product, the foundation and any other waterproof mascara is removed without a trace being left behind. The lotion also leaves your skin feeling silky smooth and moisturised in the process.

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Nivea Daily Essentials Rich Regenerating Night Cream.

When it comes to night cream I have so many different products its hard to decide which ones really work. After just a week of trying out this product, my skin was visibly more hydrated and any dark patches or blemishes seemed to disappear.

I purchased this product whilst it was on offer, paying less than £3.00 for it. With the price being as low as it is, along with the quality being of such a high standard, I definitely recommend you include this essential cream into your daily skincare routine.

I hope you have enjoyed reading my review on these skincare products and I would love to hear what products you are loving at the moment!
xoxo

 

 

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Estée Lauder Blogging Event – Free Gift For Readers!

 

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Last week I was lucky enough to be invited to an Estée Lauder blogging event at Cribbs Causeway Bristol. The event was held in Scavi & Ray, an elegant prosecco bar found in The Mall Cribbs Causeway.

On arrival we were greeted by our amazing host Karen. She welcomed us in and ensured that we were comfortable and well equipped with mini bottles of prosecco and delicious nibbles. Karen and the women at Estée Lauder also gifted each blogger with an amazing goody bag full of Estée Lauder gifts which I will be reviewing very soon!

Once we were all settled, Karen began explaining to us the history of Estée Lauder. I have used a lot of their products before, but it was really interesting to find out that Estée Lauder was in fact a woman who created the first set of samples for make-up and skincare. Estée Lauder was an inspirational woman and she has definitely made a huge impact in the beauty industry!

After we were all filled in with the knowledge we needed on the brand, Karen began to demonstrate some of the amazing products Estée Lauder has to offer.

My favourite products were those taken from the Genuine Glow range. This range is well suited to a younger audience and is guaranteed to leave your skin looking and feeling gorgeous. The two products I loved trying out the most were the Genuine Glow Eyelighting Creme for Face and Eyes as it makes the perfect highlighter, along with the Reviving Oil Lip Tint. What was amazing about the Lip Tint is how it adapts to suit your skin tone. Several bloggers tried out the product and we each saw the shade change to best suit our complexion.

Once we had watched several amazing demonstrations and tried out some amazing new products, we headed over to the Estée Lauder counter at Boots to be colour matched to a foundation of our choice. We were then able to take a sample of our matched foundation home.

I had such an amazing evening and I couldn’t wait to get home and try out all the products generously gifted to me. I will be reviewing these products in depth very soon!

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Before leaving the event, the women at Estée Lauder wanted to make sure that our readers were also able to benefit from this amazing experience. If you take the voucher below to the Estée Lauder counter in Boots you will be able to receive your own free gift! The voucher is accepted by showing it on your phone, along with in print form. I hope you guys enjoy and I am sure you will love their products as much as I do!

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I would like to thank Karen and all of the Estée Lauder team in Cribbs Causeway for allowing this amazing event to take place. I would also like to show my appreciation for Scavi & Ray for providing us with prosecco all night- you guys are the best!
xox