Sunday, 4 December 2011
There are so many products on the market it's hard to sift through and find something that's a real gem. I rarely come across products that I love so much they are worth repurchasing, so when I do find something that really works I like to share the joy. I've been trying out tons of new products (blog sales, how I love you so) and I've have four fabulous products to show you. I hope if you purchase them you like them as much as me!
1) Boots Essentials Cucumber Cleansing Lotion (£1.42)
This is a product I bought in a blog sale on a whim and never really bothered to use. I really didn't think I was going to like it due to the cucumber smell which is a scent I find very unappealing. I guessed I'd just keep it for those times when I was traveling and left it at that. Anyway one fine day I decided to start using this and give it a fair chance... and then fell in love with it. Why is it so good? First of all, I have very sensitive skin, yet I was able to apply this all over my face with no sensitivity whatsoever. It did a really good job at removing all my makeup, mascara included, without having to rub too aggressively and aggravate my skin. My skin felt really soft after using it, and I will definitely be purchasing this product again. I can't believe how massively cheap this product is either, not that I'm complaining!
2) Soap and Glory Hair Supply (part of a kit which is £12.30)
3) Clinique Brush-On Cream Liner in Black Honey, £13.50
This was another blog sale purchase, and something else I'd never have considered buying on my own. As I'm so pale liquid liners often produce too harsh a line for my eyes, making me look a bit rough. This left pencils, but I found I had to drag a lot on my eye with most of them, so I started searching around for alternatives. I decided to try my hand at gel liners and picked a one by Sleek, but the colour was way too harsh and it dried out straight way leaving me fairly unimpressed. I didn't want to risk paying for a 'higher end' one only for it to do the same, so I was really happy when I spotted this. I've used this everyday for months on end now and I love it. It's actually a dark brown which is a lot less harsh on my features, but it still looks fairly intense on. It hasn't dried out at all and I only need a tiny bit of product, so it's quite cost effective in the long run. It lasts for hours on end too so I never have to reapply. For all these reasons I think £13.50 is really good considering how long it actually lasts, and for how amazing the products is.
4) The Tangle Teezer (£10.20)
Finally a product that has had a lot of hype and coverage in the blogging world! My hair gets tatty very easily and tends to matt together, and after having a huge chunk of hair I just couldn't sort out I decided to try this out and see what difference it would make. To be honest if your hair is not that tangly a wide toothed comb would be fine, but for the likes of me this is such a help. It still hurt to get the knots out my hair, but the process was a lot easier overall. I find this is absolutely great for maintenance and perfect for hair extensions as it doesn't snap the hair. I haven't had any awful tatts since I started using this, and my hair is better condition because I'm not snapping it with a brush all the time. Whilst some might think it's pricey for a brush, it will never run out or dry out like a product would, and if you look after it it will last for years so it's not that bad if you think about it like that ;).
I hope that you found this helpful and you love these products as much as me if you decide to try them out!