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Kiss The Moon LOVE Night Cream For Hands

 

Hey Beauties,

Been a while since my last post .. it would seem anaemia gave me a bit of a sabbatical but onwards and upwards eh!

Kiss the Moon I have wanted to try for quite some time, as their oils are all natural and aimed at getting you a really good night’s sleep. As someone with a full list of sleep issues, I thought I would try some samples a while back and fell completely in love with their LOVE Night Cream for hands … oh and they are British (I love to support Uk brands)!

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Their Nighttime Hand Cream is a new product by them and full of Shea Butter, Rosehip Oil, Rosewater, Coconut Oil and Olive Oil so it really packs a punch on dry skin. With no parabens or sulphates the cream just sinks quickly and completely into your skin

The Love Hand Cream and Oils are aimed at anti-ageing as well as sleep (thats moi) and with a blend of Rose, renowned for calming skin and the mind, Frankincense, a natural mood lifter and Ylang Ylang to promote peace and relax, it smells beautiful.

The hand cream smells divine, not overpowering as I find some and too strong a whiff of essential oils can actually wake you up, by stimulating the mind instead of relaxing it. So this is a beautiful mellow blend and I adore the fragrance from my very first use.

The second thing I noticed about this hand cream was that unlike some (ok a lot) I found it to be very nourishing on my hands. I often get contact dermatitis and eczema on my hands and this soothed and nourished them overnight and that is what sold me on this cream , so much so that I had to invest.

It goes on like a rich mousse and quickly sinks into the skin .. no oily hands for hours after. It goes in and gets to work on nourishing and healing and it definitely helps me and my thirsty skin.

The aroma of delicate Rose, Frankincense & Ylang Ylang is so soft and mellow, it is really beautiful. My hands feel and look more nourished and I am just completely sold on this hand night treatment and the fragrance. I got a 15% off email where they asked for some feedback, so I bought the hand cream with that and sent them a message, telling them how much I loved it and what a lovely company and very humble people to talk to.

They were so pleased and sent me out a few more samples of their oils to try, plus the sugar scrub, which is made with brown sugar, so it smells deep and decadent and leaves skin super smooth.

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I think that the LOVE Face Oil will be my next investment for sure, as that scent just totally wins my senses over. You can check them out here: Kiss the Moon

That’s it for now peeps ..

back soon I hope

Nicola x

Facial Oils, The Good, The bad and The Oily

Hey everyone :-),

I am a real sucker for a good face oil for many reasons, it can do incredible things for your skin, a lot of people who have oily skin can really shy away from something that can really do wonders for their skin, a good cleansing oil for example will get into their pores and clean out the dirt and bad oils lurking there leaving your face lovely and mattified.

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Moringa balm has to be tone of the best cleansing oil, for me  worth every penny in my book, so light and refined it gets into every pore and cleans it out, it comes in a balm form and just melts deliciously onto your face .. and it smells incredible ..

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A cleaned out pore is in turn smaller and less noticeable on your face :-), there is not lots of cleansing balms/oils about and its up to you to choose what is best for your skin type, just make sure its as pure as possible if you can, organic cold pressed oils are the way to go!

I am using an amazing oil at the moment from Elizabeth Beckett made with golden flax oil, rose oil and Frankincense and it is a very powerful trilogy indeed, it sinks completely into the skin, rejuvenates, soothes and balances, it really leaves your face glowing in the morning and not a trace of oil in sight, perfect for an oily skin after a good cleanser.

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Another oil i am never without is rosehip oil,in lots of different forms in an Elemis bliss capsule or Pai regenerating rosehip oil, or in a blend of oils for my face, i swear by it as it calms any redness which i am prone too and it is so soothing on really dry, angry skin and is renowned for helping to fade scars, it really is a wonder oil, i will not be without it!

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I really love my lavender oil too, i use it at night it is very balancing, mildly antibacterial, it will dry out spots and promote skin rejuvenation … keep skin clean and stop spots spreading.

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Please remember people a good quality oil is not the enemy, it can and will help your skin immensely, what we need to ditch are the face wipes and alcohol based items that are stripping the natural oils from your face, sending your skin into panic mode so it over produces the bad oils and leaves you fed up all day because it ruins your make up! So get the bad stuff binned and step into the light with the good stuff and nothing but beautiful glowing skin ❤

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I love to dabble in my facial oils and put together a few drops of this and that depending on what i feel my face needs on any particular night, they not only help my skin but the scents are very therapeutic too, soothing and relaxing 🙂

You can buy lovely blends/synergies already made up and packed full of essential fatty acids, perfect for mature skins like mine, but whatever shape they come in embrace them because as your skin starts to age they will be your very best friends .

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Would love to hear from you if you love your face oils and why …

Bye for now folks

Nicola x