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What are the best products to buy? going to treat myself to some new skincare and makeup, are there any gems i need to look out for? i heard their vitamin E cream is very good, think i might try that. Does anyone have any recomendations? (smile)
I enjoy a few of their products. The showers gels are lovely and very good value. The Pomegranate skincare range is lovely - its described as for 'first signs of ageing', whatever that means! I have dry and dehydrated skin and I like it
I bought one of their lipsticks a while back when it was on offer and was not impressed at all - very drying and colour faded within an hour. Haven't tried any other make up so can't comment, but their make up brushes have a very good reputation
Daily I use; Camomile cleansing butter, aloe day & night cream, aloe toner & Vit E eye cream. Can highly recommend them all, my skin is soft and blemish free for the first time in forever. Their lip butters are really lovely too, I recommend the shea but. Just stocked up on all above mentioned for £34!
If you Google there is always a voucher code around and you can get cash back through Quidco too. I use the Vitamin E range and really like it as well as the chamomile cleansing butter and eye make up remover.
I recently worked for The BodyShop and I can recommend: the poppy seed scrub, all of their vitamin e range, their oils of life range. Yes, the perfumes are good, but after a few hours (like most perfumes made without musk- as The BodyShop is cruelty free) you will need to reapply. The elderflower eye gel is good, but so are the newer products which includes an eye serum roll on. Join up to a free membership card to collect points and treats, and buy in their sale (sign up to their emailing list). All body butters are excellent- word of warning, if you apply and go straight to the gym and work out, it will seep out of your pores (well, so would any body lotion I suppose). Makeup- lipsticks and nail varnishes and eye shadows- don't bother. It's because they are silicone free (which is tested on animals) that they don't 'stick' or 'adhere' to the face as much as other products that you'd be used to from other brands. The nail varnish chips quite quickly, I found, even with base/top coat protector. Men's range- shaving products are very good quality and the 'traditional' shaving brush (like the rest of the make up brushes) are made without using animal hair, so last longer, are easier to clean, don't harbor bacteria and haven't harmed any animals in the process. All the hand creams are very good. If you want a face mask, use the Bouncy Sleeping Mask, which is based on the technology that is used in Asia (where they LOVE their face masks, and have a ridiculous variety that puts us to shame).
The longevity of their perfume varies. When I tried White Musk Libertine it was gone completely in ten minutes flat. The Italian Fig lingered all day and I'm still a fan of White Musk which lasts so long my pillow smells of it at night.
If a perfume doesn't stick around, spray it on the ends of your hair and on your collar.