What products have you tried that actually make a noticeable difference?

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Scarletohello Sun 22-Sep-13 22:37:49

I have been using Bodyshop Rainforest shampoo for a few weeks now and I can really see the difference in my hair! My hair is dry, wavy/ curly and prone to frizz. It's now much softer, shinier and less frizzy. Yay! ( thinks its cos its sulphate free)

I read about it on another thread here and wanted not only to pass it on but also to see what other gems Mumsnetters have...?

MangoTiramisu Mon 23-Sep-13 05:09:26

Things that have made a massive difference to my hair/ skin include:

La Roche Posay Toleraine
Moroccan Oil for hair and Moroccan Oil Shampoo
Having a keratin treatment
Having a regular mani/pedi (makes a big diff to nails and state of feet)

conquita Mon 23-Sep-13 06:42:01

Sunday Riley:
Good Genes
Juno face oil
Ceramic Slip face cleanser

AMAZING stuff, expensive, but my skin has never looked better smile

FoxyHarlow123 Mon 23-Sep-13 06:50:03

Obagi.
Soap n Glory foot file.
Babyliss big hair.
Clinique even better foundation.
Botox.

ihatethecold Mon 23-Sep-13 07:02:41

Clinique eye cream.
I've used it for years and wouldn't be without it.
Clarins perfume.
Hot cloth cleanser. Usually liz Earle.
Biolage shampoo and conditioner.

Colgate sensitive toothpaste wink

sadsong Mon 23-Sep-13 07:17:53

Dermalogica eye brightener, total eye care. I've always suffered from dark circles even as a child. You could think id got permanent black eyes.

Karbea Mon 23-Sep-13 07:24:01

Clarins exfoliating brightening toner - it's amazing.

MrsMaryCooper Mon 23-Sep-13 07:25:00

Tresemme Keratin Shampoo & Conditioner etc makes a big difference to the texture of my coarse hair. Much more than any of the expensive stuff I have tried.
Aveeno moisturiser

JemimaPuddle Mon 23-Sep-13 08:58:19

Alpha H Liquid Gold
Alpha H night cream
Decleor Balm Essential
Superdrug Radiance Cleanser
Flexitol nail & cuticle cream
Argan oil

closetcat Mon 23-Sep-13 09:36:20

Alpha H Liquid Gold
Lulu Time Bomb handcream
Benefit They're Real mascara
Bobbi Brown Compact foundation
Real Techniques make-up brushes
Champneys citrus blush dry body oil
L'Occitane Almond shower oil

JustBecauseICan Mon 23-Sep-13 09:38:09

30% GA peel
Neal's Yard Frankincense
Hyaluronic acid serum

PoshPaula Mon 23-Sep-13 09:40:53

Shampoo and conditioner with no chemical stuff in (Sulphates?) does definately make a difference. My hair looks and feels better. I think it's called Avalon, it's lemony.

Taking vitamin supplements helps my skin and nails.

frankietwospots Mon 23-Sep-13 09:47:45

Interesting thread!

ihatethecold - which Clinique eye cream do you use?

MissDD1971 Mon 23-Sep-13 09:58:35

Soap and Glory Peaches and Clean cleanser.

Clinique airflash/brush illuminating for under eyes.

A good blusher - currently using MAC cremeblush in something special.

also surprisingly enough eyeliner - Body Shop Navy apparently makes your eyes look less tired and purple does this too I think. And I like Bare Minerals Big and Bright Eyeliner in espresso.

Also love Bobbi Brown Hydrating Creme.

TallulahBetty Mon 23-Sep-13 10:02:25

Rapidlash. I can definitely tell a difference - my eyelashes are longer and eyebrows thicker.

aftereight Mon 23-Sep-13 10:09:22

Moroccan Oil
L'Oreal Revitalift laser renew serum
Nivea in shower body conditioner
Clarins facial oil
Aussie shampoo and conditioner

And I say this as someone who has tried all sorts of higher end stuff over the years

ihatethecold Mon 23-Sep-13 11:17:15

The Clinique eye cream is called all about eyes. It's in a pot.

VestaCurry Mon 23-Sep-13 11:39:13

Japanese dry body brush

Lottapianos Mon 23-Sep-13 12:55:10

Astral or Nivea for face cream
Soap and Glory Hand Food - best hand cream I've tried
OPI Avoplex cuticle remover gel
Tresemme Naturals shampoo and conditioner
Boots pink curl creme

YellowbelliedSapsucker Mon 23-Sep-13 12:57:04

Dermaflannel
Coconut oil hair mask
Cuticle cutters - can't believe it took me so long to discover these!
Body Shop Aloe Vera night cream - got rid of flakey winter cheeks.

YellowbelliedSapsucker Mon 23-Sep-13 12:58:50

Also just rediscovered YSL Touch Eclat for under eyes...used it religiously when I was early 20s until I realised I didn't actually need it. Now I'm in my 30s I do need it and it makes a big difference.

TheGerontocracy Mon 23-Sep-13 13:01:02

Clarisonic
Neal's Yard Rose Facial Oil
Body brushing - especially on arms
thisworks Perfect Legs Skin Miracle
yy to cuticle trimmers

TheGerontocracy Mon 23-Sep-13 13:03:09

Oh, and Weleda shampoos have transformed my hair - the lemon balm and orange blossom shampoo & conditioner have got my hair in such good nick I've been able to grow it to shoulder length for the first time in years without it looking all straggly grin

coffeeinbed Mon 23-Sep-13 13:03:59

Dr Hauschka nail oil
clarins blue orchid oil
Lancôme Genifique
Decleor Baume essentielle
Clarins body oils - tonic and anti-eau

JedwardScissorhands Mon 23-Sep-13 13:06:36

- Soap and glory foot file
-Double cleansing (I use Superfacialist oil cleanser then La Roche Posay toleraine)
-Body brushing every morning
-Hydraluron
-Revlon baby stick cream blushed
-Flexitol

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