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Fresh off my shopping basket – Priceline Sale and Haul

Fresh off my shopping basket - Priceline Haul

Yippee! It’s that time of the year where Priceline has their 40% off skincare sale. The last few months, I have been waiting for this sale and I’m so glad it’s finally here. If you haven’t gone yet, the sale is on until tomorrow so get in quick. I shared a piccy on instagram yesterday of my shopping basket so it’s only fair I post about the products I’ve purchased. Luckily, today I finished work a little earlier than usual so I could come home and take a photo. The lighting ain’t great but hey it will do for now.

In no particular order, here’s what I got:

Uriage Cleansing Cream – I’ve been using this cleanser for a couple of years now and it’s great as a morning cleanser or days where I’m makeup free.

Nuxe Lifting Eye Cream –  I was attracted to this because it was under the anti-aging section. I’m willing to try anything to stop me from looking like a Chinese Aunty for now. This was the most expensive item out of the 11 items at $32.99 which is not too bad for an eye cream.

La Roche-Posay Micellar Foaming Water – This was recommended to me by a friend last year and have been using it since December. The micellar foaming water is one of my favourite foam cleansers because it’s quite gentle and doesn’t dry out my face.

Aveeno Intense Relief Hand Cream – A nice and cheap little hand cream at $5.99. I use it mainly before bed time and this permanently sits on my bedside table.

Swisse Manuka Honey Detoxifying Clay Mask – Not gonna lie, I threw this into my shopping basket yesterday as so many bloggers rave about it. Managed to try it last night and I’m pretty happy with it. I saw some oily gunk seep through the mask last night.

Skin Doctors pH Balancing Cleanser, Supermoist & Gamma Hydroxy – At the start of the year, I got to try out these amazing products from Skin Doctors, I loved it so much I had to repurchase.

Nivea Men Protective Moisturiser & Natio Men Oil Free Moisturiser – I couldn’t find the usual moisturiser the husband uses so I purchased the Nivea and Natio moisturisers for him to try.

Cetaphil Moisturising Cream – This is a first time purchase, the husband wanted a moisturiser to bring to work so got this one for him.

 

Did you go to the Priceline sale and what did you buy? 

 

Bank account said no but the Credit Card said ‘yes, you can afford EVERYTHING’.

 

5 Night Time Routines

5 night time routine

My 5 Night Time Routines

I was pretty bored Saturday night sitting in front of my laptop, trying to think of a blog topic to write about. And yes, I don’t go out Saturday nights. I enjoy being at home with my dog haha I often wonder how people my age (people in their 30’s) party it up every weekend. If you are one of those people, tell me how you do it?? Anyway, I was thinking about a topic I could discuss and trying to avoid another product review today so I realised that I’ve never talked about my night time routine before.

This is pretty much what I do every night without a doubt:

Cleanse face & brush my teeth

Before going to bed, a must for me is facial cleansing and teeth brushing. For face cleansing, I first start off with an oil cleanser and then a foam cleanser just to make sure all my makeup is removed throughly. Right now I’m using Dermalogica Precleanse then followed by La-Roche Posay Sensi White Foam Cleanser. I dunno if it’s because I’m a bit OCD but brushing is super important to me as well. I feel like if I don’t brush, my mouth will be filled with disgusting bacteria when I wake up the following morning.

Wear my mouth splint/mouth guard

Not sure if you guys know this about me but for the last 5 to 6 years, I permanently wear a mouth splint to sleep. If you don’t know what a mouth splint is, it’s to prevent teeth grinding. I’m like the biggest teeth grinder on the face of the planet.

Use eye drops

The reason why I can’t wear contact lenses very often is because my eyes are naturally really dry. I’ve only recently started using eye drops before bed and I find that if I put some drops in before bed, my eyes feel more refreshed the following morning. My mum has been telling me to consider lasik eye surgery but the thought of my eyeball being sliced open scares the sh*t out of me.

A few sips of water before I sleep

I know some people avoid water before bed because it causes puffiness in the face but I need my liquids. The mouth splint that I wear really dries my mouth so I must have some water just before bed.

Moisturise my hands

I have a tube of hand cream on my bed side table and just before bed I like to moisturise my hands. It’s actually the best time to moisturise hands as you won’t wash it off for 7hrs+. Right now I’m using Aveeno Intense Relief hand cream, it does a pretty good job at keeping my hands nice and moisturised. This one is almost done but will definitely buy another tube.

What’s your bed time routine?

 

All products were purchased by me.

 

Aveeno Skin Relief Moisturising Lotion

Melbourne weather is quite peculiar – one minute it’s boiling hot and the next it’s pouring down rain. I was dreading going into work this morning, it was raining non stop since early morning and I just don’t like getting wet (but who does anyway?). I ended up going to work and my shoes got soaked. The worst feeling ever, wet feet!! Anyway today, I will be reviewing Aveeno’s Skin Relief Moisturising Lotion. This lotion retails for $12.99 for a 354ml bottle. I’ve been using this moisturiser for about a month now.

According to Aveeno “the triple oat complex offers instant relief from itchiness associated with dryness and moisturises for 24 hours to provide long-lasting protection from skin dehydration. Ideal for use on chaffed, chapped or cracked skin, the new fragrance-free formula is gentle enough for sensitive skin. The lotion is rich and fast absorbing and offers instant relief from itchiness and dryness“.

Aveeno Skin Relief moisturising lotion

Aveeno Skin Relief moisturising lotion

Aveeno Skin Relief moisturising lotion
What I like about this moisturiser:

  • Fragrance free – I prefer body lotion to have no scent
  • Kept my skin moisturised
  • Good for people with sensitive skin
  • Great price

While using this I have not experienced any dryness or itchy skin. I did find that it made my skin feel slightly sticky but nothing too bad. Overall, this moisturiser is pretty good and price is quite reasonable too. Available at pharmacies and Priceline nationwide

What’s your favourite moisturiser?

This product was provided for consideration and has not influenced my opinion.

 

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