Saturday, August 18, 2012

The details: Skincare

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I have to admit I feel a little ripped off I was under the delusion that you reached your mid twenties and were finally gifted with perfect skin. Acne free, blemish free, oil free you name it you got it. Unfortunately I am realising that this is not the case and that I need to put a little more consistent effort into looking after my skin.

A lot of my skin problems seem to be hormone related but these are the products that I am finding helpful in keeping the rest of my problems under control...

Lush Ultra Blandm - This is my fave new skin care product, I use it every night to take off my make up and it leaves my skin really clean and soft.

Neutrogena Deep Clean - I have been using this cleanser for a couple of weeks hoping that it will clear out my pores. So far I am pretty happy with it but need a little longer to test it.

Philosophy Microdelivery Exfoliator - I use this 2-3 times a week and love that it is not too harsh on my skin and doesn't dry out my skin like some exfoliators.

Clinique Clarifying Lotion- I use this toner twice a day and find it makes a difference to my nose and chin area. This bottle Has lasted me ages so is good value.

Lacura Face Moisturiser- to be honest I am not that fussy when it comes to moisturiser but I like this ones price $10 and its thick consistency.

Paw paw cream - I live by this, I use it as lip balm most the time but also dry skin or insect bites, I always have it thrown in my handbag.

What are your fave skin care products?

26 comments:

  1. I've always used the whole Chanel Hydra Max skincare line, when my last set finished, I thought I'd try something new - mostly because all my blogger friends are constantly rotating and trying new products. I'm glad I did, I've tried a few new things. Right now I'm getting through some Dermalogica products but to be honest I think I'm going back to Chanel. And that paw paw cream, I've tried it and for some reason I just don't get it, doesn't work for me!

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  2. You look so nice without makeup! I'm so jealous. I really want to try that lush product now xx

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  3. You have such a good skincare regime. To be honest I usually just have really basic cheap brands. Like Nivea or Neutrogena and such. I also like to use Aveeno. I live for my paw paw cream. It's always in my bag. x

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  4. I love the Body Shop Tea Tree Oil range - it's great for blemish-prone skin! And recently I've also added in a Clinique serum for more moisture and some anti-aging goodness. I agree - I'm getting to the stage where I'll have wrinkles AND pimples; no fair! Haha :)

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  5. i use a bunch of these products and a lot definetly work!


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  6. I will be reaching the dreaded 3-0 tomorrow (eek!) and I have already noticed a deep difference in my skin...

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  7. I cant live with out my paw paw cream it's the best.

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  8. I love hearing about beauty products that other people swear by! For me, Lush is just fantastic. I love their cleansers/exfoliators, I have "Dark Angels" which cleans up my skin really well but is a little rough. "Angels on Bare Skin" also does a marvellous job and is a little lighter. I also love L'Occitane Shea Hand Cream (but am too poor to actually buy it for myself, I received it as a gift!), and Garnier BB Cream is a daily must-have for me.

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  9. i have never heard of paw paw cream - i'm gunna go look it up

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