Body Shop Aloe Mask… saved my face this morning

This morning I tried a new ‘detoxifying’ mask. When plastering it on, and keeping on for about 5 minutes, I didn’t feel like anything could have gone wrong. However, to my horror, when I removed with a hot flannel my skin underneath was red. Really red. My face felt hot, and my skin was left…

Aveda Shampure Range, review.

As suggested in my last favourite things of the month post, these two products deserve a review of their own. The shampoo is my favourite of the two, and the one which I think is particularly worth the money. It’s full of essential oils and natural cleaners and cleans the hair in the most gentle…

Favourites #6

BEAUTY: VITAMIN C SKIN RENEW CLEANSING OIL, Una Brennan Long name aside, this is a nice affordable cleansing oil. I prefer this to the Body Shop one now because of the packaging alone. No leakiness. I use this to remove makeup, it loosens everything off. £10 for 200ml Mud Marvels Mask, Merumaya This is a…

CF at Naturisimo

Naturisimo is an online beauty retailer, mainly focused on ‘clean’ and green beauty. Most of the brands they sell are cruelty free. Brands that say they’re ‘green’ or whatever not to test, but there are always exceptions. For example, they sell Caudalie, and Burt’s Bees, who do test. These are the brands I like the…

Seven Seventeen Candles, a little luxury

Good, smelly, vegetable wax candles are a total luxury that I indulge in on a maybe too frequent basis. This brand of candles is partly to blame for my relatively new vice. The plant wax means that they give off no black smoke, and you aren’t inhaling any shitty petrol-based chemicals. The quality of these…

Favourites #5

BEAUTY: Balance Me, Radiance Face Mask I use this almost as a cleanser in the morning and my skin loves it. It’s soft with tiny little granules sometimes occurring in the consistency – but nothing scrubby. I leave it on my face for two minutes while I brush my teeth and it just leaves the…