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BOTANYBLEND Organic MERU Face Oil

Hello Beauties,

Yep .. still freezing! But the sun is shining for a change, happy days!

Botanyblends are a small company based on the beautiful Devon coast.
The owner Katie has a background in sensory integration which deals with how the brain processes sensations like touch and smell that sparked her interest in learning aromatherapy, put these 3 things together and what she has developed a unique talent to create some very special, high potency, organic, raw, luxury & green oils full of active ingredients to really treat the senses and most importantly the skin.

I honestly believe when you only make 3 products (so far) as a brand you have nowhere to hide, they have to be perfection and I believe that they are!

The oil I have and am reviewing is the ‘MERU’ oil, skin balancing and packed full of essential fatty acids and omegas to nourish and strengthen the skin.

‘Mount Meru is said to be gold in colour and so strong it supports the heavens. These golden drops of sunshine restore harmony, vitality and purify the skin, giving it strength and balance.’

I warm about 6 drops of the oil into my hands inhale the fragrance for a moment or 2 and press onto my face taking it down over my neck and chest. First thing I notice is how lovely and light this oil is and how well it glides over my face, plus it sinks in with in 5 minutes leaving my skin so silky soft it is unreal!

With essential oils of Neroli and Lotus flowers to revitalise, refresh, and tone the skin. Peruvian Jojoba, Sacha Inchi & Safflower it is packed full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.

Because it is so lovely and light you can use it morning and evening, it really does put the glow back into your skin and leaving it feeling so supple and velvety soft, I have loved this from when I first set eyes on it, beautiful in every way!

So that is it for now, have you had the pleasure of trying any of the BOTANYBLEND oils?

MERU – Organic balancing, Skin plumping, nourishing and rich in those fatty omegas older skin needs so much of.

VEGA – Illuminating & Rejuvinating oil which is a nighttime oil for Supple Lucent, glowing skin (sounds so good).

ACESO – Organic, healing face oil for problematic skin or skin that is dealing with a lot of polution, rich in free radical fighting antioxidants. This oil is 100% natural and fragrance free for the most sensitive skins.

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All of BOTANYBLEND’s oils are soil association approved, this year they will be 100% organic soil association approved, they are sustainable, eco friendly & fair trade.

I think the oils and the company are utterly fabulous in the quality of the oils and the blends. They make the oils in small batches to keep them as fresh as possible and the quality just glows out of the bottle.

You can check out this amazing artisan brand here – BOTANYBLENDS

That’s it for now folks, take care

Nicola x

Radical Eye Revive Cream

Hi folks,

By the time you get to 46 you have tried an awful lot of eye creams and eye products (well I have), so when you find a good one you can really feel and see a difference!

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This 4 in 1 Radical  eye cream combats puffy eyes which a get a lot, dark circles, and fine lines and is the best to date I have tried. It took down the puffiness on my upper lids more or less straight away, brightened up my eye area all around.

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Packed full of High Performance Active ingredients and with a lot of science behind this cream, it has Gautline which helps the regeneration process for smoother more radiant skin.
Green Coffee with fights radical and is a powerful antioxidant.
Swiss Apple stem cells which protects the longevity of the skin cells and combats ageing.
Malachite a stone extract with strong anti-oxidants to detoxify and protect.

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Added bonus again for me is it is not tested on animals but the whole of Europe is now animal testing free thankfully 🙂

A lot of eye creams can be too heavy, oily and claggy on the eye area but this is so light and quickly absorbed you didn’t know it was there. Your whole eye area just looked a lot healthier, younger and fresh.

Just one 1 pump morning and evening is enough for my whole eye area I am hoping this lasts me a while which will make the price tag a lot more worth it as it is very addictive and something I wouldn’t want to be without now.

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It is skin tone coloured with some brightener in. I could feel it gently tightening all around my eyes and very importantly it was so lightweight, easily absorbed and light on there eye area!

This eye cream really has done wonders for my eyes. It has taken the tiredness look away too that  I have a lot.

It retails on QVC @ £77 but it is waitlist only on there, it is sold on the Radical website, Space NK (always a good sign i think). It is in stock on Feel Unique/ Radical Eye Cream for now!

Just one 1 pump morning and evening is enough for my whole eye area I am hoping this lasts me a while which will make the price tag a lot more worth it as it is very addictive and something I wouldn’t want to be without now.

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Would love at some point to try more of this brand, in particular the ex-foliating pads as I have heard really good things about them. One for my wish list for sure :-).

Have you tried any Radical products yet?
If so what did you think of them?
I am blown away with how light but extremely effective this product is and how it tightens and makes my whole eye area look so much younger!
That’s it for now folks

Nicola x