LUSH Mother’s Day Collection 2016

Lush Mother's day 2016

Lush’s new collection is jam-packed with awesome items to get your mum (or yourself) this Mother’s day. Lush’s Limited Edition Mother’s Day range is available from April 20 to May 8 online and in store so get in quick! The generous people at Lush kindly sent me a few items from their range.

Lush Mother's day 2016

Yummy Mummy Shower Cream

This gorgeous sparkly shower cream is made with fair trade organic cocao butter, Brazilian orange and geranium oil that will make your skin ultra hydrated. The fragrance of this shower cream is awesomely mouth-watering reminds me of strawberry bubble gum.This shower cream creates a great pampering experience and so luxurious to use.

Lush Mother's day 2016

Ladybird Bubble Bar

Not only does this Ladybird bubble bar look adorable, it also smells divine! It has a floral scent with slight hint of mint from the peppermint oil. It’s perfect to perk up any day while leaving your skin feeling amazingly smooth. To use this bar, crumble it under running water and watch your bath transform.

Lush Mother's day 2016

Rose Bombshell Bath Bomb

If your mum is into roses, you should definitely pick this up for her. It smells like rose heaven and there’s even rose petals floating around. It looks amazing when you drop it into your bath and watch it dissolve. This bath bomb contains Sicilian lemon, floral geranium and Turkish rose oil. Definitely a lovely addition to the Mother’s Day collection.

Will you be picking up any of these for Mother’s Day?

 

Products were sent for consideration. This has not influenced my opinion in any way.

 

Stuff I’m Loving – February Edition

Stuff I'm loving february edition

Oh my gosh, its been almost a month and a half since I last blogged… there goes one of my 2016 goals. I’ve been spending a lot of my free time baking cakes and cookies. There’s just something about baking that helps relax the mind. Actually with all this baking… there’s also the eating part of it which is contributing towards my muffin top. Anyway back on topic, today’s post will be on Stuff I’m Loving – February Edition.

Stuff I'm loving february edition

First up we have the Bőr Organics Eye Love Skin that I’ve been using for the last four weeks and have been very impressed with. Bőr products are 100% certified organic and formulated with natural and locally sourced ingredients. This eye cream contains ingredients such as white tea, coconut, avocado and rosehip to assist with hydrating the area around the eyes. I’ve found this eye cream to be hydrating (no more tightness around the eyes) and it has also helped to reduce puffiness.

Stuff I'm loving february edition

I’ve been really into anti aging as I’m almost at the age where wrinkles will be popping up left, right and centre. So when I was sent the A’kin Purely Revitalising Brightening Day Cream I was pretty excited. I’ve used this cream for just over four weeks and it has left my skin feeling brighter and more moisturised. The texture of the cream is slightly thicker and the scent is not overwhelming. It absorbs into the skin quite quickly and doesn’t leave the skin looking greasy or shiny. A’kin products are vegan friendly and does not contain any nasties like sulfates, parabens and mineral oils. They also don’t test on animals!!

Stuff I'm loving february edition

I’ve been using a few Lady Jayne hair accessories that were sent to me recently. The tangleze is the perfect size to put in handbags or gym bags. I mainly use mine twice a week after I’ve washed my hair to get rid of any tangles. The bobby pins and leather bow hair tie is great for the gym. My usual gym hairdo is a super high pony tail and bobby pins to pin down any pesky hairs.

Stuff I'm loving february edition

I’ve previously reviewed some Dusty Girls products and have said how great they were. A few months ago, Dusty Girls released four shades of Natural Vegan Lipstick and four shades of Natural Mineral Eye Shadow. I was sent Natural Vegan Lipstick in Guava Pink and Natural Mineral Eye Shadow in Paper Bark & Summer Tan. Both the eye-shadows are quite neutral toned and have great pigmentation. The lipstick shade is a tad too light on its own but when paired with the right lip gloss, it looks amazing.

What are some products you keep going back to?

 

Some products may have been sent for consideration. This has not influence my opinion in any way.

 

Skin Doctors Review

skin doctors review

Are you looking for luxe skincare that does not break the bank? Well today’s post may be just what you are looking for.

When I came back from my holidays, my skincare routine was all over the place and my skin was in terrible condition. All thanks to airplane dryness and sheer laziness. I don’t want to jinx myself but I think finally after almost two months my skin’s finally heading in the right direction again.

As a skin disclaimer, I have dry and sensitive skin. It used to be combination but now I’m pretty sure I’ve moved towards the dryer side.

When I was asked if I wanted to trial the Skin Doctors range, I jumped at the chance. I was sent the pH Balancing Cleanser, SuperMoist, Gamma Hydroxy & Beetox.

Here’s a bit about Skin Doctors:

Skin Doctors Cosmeceuticals are industry leaders in the development and marketing of breakthrough, clinical strength cosmeceuticals that offer consumers topical alternatives to surgery. Skin Doctors products are based on cutting edge formulations developed in conjunction with leading research institutes and cosmetic surgeons. Clinical strength results No doctors, no needles, no pain!

 

skin doctors review

Skin Doctors pH Balancing Cleanser

I have incorporated this cleanser into my skincare routine, twice daily. It’s designed to help prep the skin for better absorption for other treatment products. The cleanser has a nice scent to it, not too overpowering at all. The texture is smooth and creamy, and lathers well around the face. It also provides gentle exfoliation as the cleanser contains Lactic Acid which helps to loosen up the outer layer of the skin. I’m actually quite enjoying this cleanser, it doesn’t leave my face dry and tight, instead feeling fresh and clean.

Skin Doctors SuperMoist

I’ve been using this moisturiser day and night, and my skin has been feeling amazing. This cream contains two active ingredients – Resurrection Plant & Tamarind. Resurrection Plant can withstand intense weather conditions such as extensive drought periods. The plant can appear dead but once it’s re-hydrated, the cellular functions are restored. The moisturiser is fast absorbing and doesn’t leave the face oily or shiny. The cream is enclosed in a fancy frosted glass jar and it has quite a premium feel to it.

skin doctors review

Skin Doctors Gamma Hydroxy

The Gamma Hydroxy contains three active ingredients – Glycolic acid, Lactic Acid &  Salicylic Acid.

When first applied to the skin, I felt a slight tingling sensation from the active ingredients working its magic. The purpose of this cream is to gently resurface your skin and exfoliate. I use this product during the day with the SuperMoist and have no issues with applying makeup afterwards. It actually makes my face feel and look a lot smoother. I’ve been slathering this product on top of my right brow where I have my one and only wrinkle. It’s hard to tell if this product reduces wrinkles as I don’t have much at the moment. I’ve noticed it has helped with my acne scaring on my lower left cheek. The scarring has lightened and is not as visible now. I don’t know if it was a coincidence but during that time of the month for me, I usually get a lot of small pimples around my chin but this month I didn’t get any. I’ll need to use it for another few months and report back just to be sure. I started to notice a difference in my complexion after two weeks.

Skin Doctors Beetox

Beetox contains three active ingredients – Trylagen, Bee Venom &  Manuka Honey.

This cream claims to control facial muscles for lifting, firming and tightening of the skin. The bee venom tricks the skin thinking it has been stung by a bee and causing the product of collagen and elastin. I use beetox during the night under the SuperMoist. I’m pretty sure it can be used on it’s own but I like to make sure my face is moisturised. Every night after using the pH Balancing Cleanser, I’ll apply a thin layer of the beetox over my face avoiding the eye area. As soon as I’ve applied it, my face would feel a warm tingling sensation but after a minute or two my face would return back to normal. The following morning, my skin feels firm, plumped and refreshed. If you’re into sweet candy smelling cream then this is for you! This cream smells like marshmellows and it smells delicious.

For more information on Skin Doctors’ products, visit their website.

Have you tried any Skin Doctor products before?

 

This is a sponsored post. Opinion on this post are my own.

 

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