Tag Archives: Soothing

THE HERO PROJECT UNDO Bi-phase Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover

 

 

Hey everyone,

The Hero Project is a company intent on finding gaps in the beauty market, where they feel they can improve on the products that are out there. They launched their first products here with The Libbie Club last year and since then the brand has gone from strength to strength.

I have really loved the Hyasoft Gel and The Glow Drops a lot. Now they bring us a bi-phase micellar cleansing product for the eyes and lashes. You shake the bottle to activate it and the active formula goes in and breaks up your eye makeup like a dream!

Mascaras and last all day eye products are getting harder and harder to remove in the evening, so this eye makeup remover is designed to stop us rubbing our eyes. It is gentle, so no stinging, but it takes off every drop of mascara and liner.

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It has softening chamomile & cornflower to soothe the whole eye area and to nourish the eyelashes. Hyaluronic Acid adds hydration without being oily or greasy on the eyes afterwards.

All you do is shake the bottle to mix the formula together and express the product onto some clean cotton wool. I like to hold this over my eye to let it really soak in and break down my powerful long lasting mascara and eyeliner. Everything just sweeps away, leaving my lashes and eyes clean, calm with no redness or skin upset.

I have used many eye products where I am trying to massage the product into the lashes and eye area and I can feel it is not going to budge it an inch, it is frustrating and always leaves me with red sore sensitised eyes.

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.With the UNDO, I can feel it going in and breaking down that waterproof long lasting mascara and eyeliner and taking it clean away off my lashes. It takes minimal effort and no rubbing or scrubbing and no panda eyes in the morning as lashes are completely clean!

I think every woman needs an eye makeup remover like this now that we use hard working bulletproof eye makeup. We need something hardworking but very gentle on our delicate eye area and this Bi-Phase eye makeup remover does it very well for me indeed.

You can find it here at the Libbie Club with 10% off:- Libbie Club Offers

Bye for now ladies

Nicola xx

Isla Apothecary Lemongrass and Rosemary Foot Scrub.

Hey Beauties,

Isla Apothecary Lemongrass and Rosemary Foot Scrub is an absolute treat not only for the feet but for the senses too. They are a clean brand that marries all natural ingredients with the sensory power of essential oils.

The soles of our feet are one of the best places for us to receive essential oils, so make sure you massage this scrub well over the soles of your feet. It does smell amazing and totally revitalizing!

While the pumice exfoliates your feet, the aromatic rosemary and lemongrass go to work, uplifting your mind and taking any pain and swelling out of tired and sore feet. This scrub is particulary good for people who get very dry cracked feet as it will really tackle very dry sore skin.

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Rosemary is an oil I use a lot, as it has so many anti-inflammatory qualities and it is fantastic for mental fatigue, which I suffer from a lot, so I bathe in it as well and make sure I inhale lots of this lovely oil.

Lemongrass is wonderfully sharp and citrussy and good for killing off anything fungal on your feet. It is really deodorizing too so your tootsies smell lovely and fresh.

I soak my feet in a little of the product first or use after a bath to take off any softened old skin and then the new skin underneath is left silky soft and feels totally revived.

For an added boost, to give you lovely soft feet, they have added Almond and Baobab oils, full of essential fatty acids to nourish the skin on our feet and leave then feeling lovely and soft

All in all, I found this incredibly refreshing and uplifting, both for my feet and mentally too. If I have been too tired to scrub, I just put a spoonful into a footbath and let those oils go to work on soothing and pampering my feet.

There is nothing like having soothed comforted feet and a nice boost of essential oils to refresh the mind too, so this fragrant pot of loveliness is a double whammy of goodness for the body.

This is a real treat for my feet as they do get very inflamed and sore around the bones. It is heaven scented and a hardworking product that gives great results. My feet feel soothed, fresh and totally pampered.

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Isla Apothecary make all their products by hand and in small batches, to you get a high quality fresh product and you can find 20% off this scrub this month on the Libbie Club here:

It would make a lovely stocking filler for someone for sure ..

Bye for now folks

Nicola x

Mizon K- Beauty Placenta Ampoule Cream

 

Hello fellow beauty addicts,

I am a bit late to the Korean skincare party though I know so many UK women are truly loving it. What really interests me from what I have read is that a lot of it is cruelty free and vegetarian.

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Mizon was founded in 2000 by a team of cosmetic beauty specialists and let’s be hones, for it to still be going and have reached the UK shores it has to be of the best quality and a a really good face cream.

So what have I learned and noticed about this cream … well … it has a lovely thick consistency that really smoothes out onto the skin and is readily and quickly absorbed and I have noticed it gives a lovely matte finish, most important if you are wanting to put your make up on quickly in the morning.

The ‘placenta’ mentioned in the name comes from the part of the plant that feeds the seeds of the plant and the flower. It is rich in amino acids, peptides, trace elements and minerals. For this reason it is known to be highly nutritious for your skin.

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So what will this do for your skin then? It contains Hyaluronic Acid and Trehalose which helps hold moisture in your skin. Also sagebrush, yarrow and rose extracts which all soothe, plump and nourish skin.

If your skin is feeling a bit grey and flat this will really nourish, hydrate & brighten the complexion for you and really give skin a lift and boost.

This cream is perfect for all skin types including sensitive, it is soothing on my skin as well as nourishing and it feels like it really smooths my skin out texture wise too.

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Have you taken the jump into Korean skincare yet?

Perhaps this is a good time for you to try with 20% off here at The Libbie Club

That is it for today folks

Nicola x

 

Skin & Tonic Steam Clean Organic Cleansing Balm

Hey everyone,

I hope your all enjoying the mini heat wave we are having!

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If like me (Irish white and pasty lol ) you get too hot and grumpy then Skin & Tonic Organic Steam Clean is a truly wonderful way to either refresh you in the morning or take the day off in the evening after a very hot day.

Skin and Tonic are all about Organic Soil Association products, transparency of the ingredients in their products.

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Simple but extremely powerful and effective and very beautiful!

Open, honest and Sustainable.

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This Steam Clean cleanser just smells so good when you are massaging it onto your face, you only need a pea sized amount and that will warm in your hands and the more you massage it onto your face to cleanse and remove the dirt the more your skin will benefit from these beautiful aromatic oils.

Once you apply the hot cloth (also certified organic) and inhale for a minute or 2 you are in sensory heaven as the menthol of the Eucalyptus and the Spearmint give a wonderful hit to the sinuses and mind.

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The cloth gently ex-foliates and sloughs off all the old skin as it goes to leave your skin renewed and soft.

This part is particularity good if you are suffering badly from hay-fever and the menthol and mint vapours are such a relief on hot sinuses. I have even been dabbing a little around my nostrils during the day to catch pollen and to give me that lovely cooling inhalation of those beautiful oils.

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It can also be used as a refreshing lip balm or applied to any dry skin patches too to soothe them so it is pretty multi purpose and great value.

It totally clears your head and your skin! There is nothing in these products  to not to love.

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Right now this product is on offer with the Libbie Club! You get a free Organic Mini of their Gentle Scrub with Rose-hip Seeds, Pink French Clay, Pro biotic yoghurt and Oatmeal to gently polish, absorb excess oil,  nourish and detoxify your skin.

This fantastic offer which gives you 30% off can be found here  My Libbie Club Offers along with some other really good summer offers. Well worth a look as there is a free Bio Effect Serum with their new Volcanic Exfoliator and a Free Becca lip gloss  £18 with every Becca Beach tint in Pomegranate

I honestly believe this is a fantastic  Skin & Tonic offer for £25.20 and you can get free postage on site with these products as well!

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I would love to hear your thoughts and what you thing of these products yourself, or if you decide to get some for your self, they are too good to pass over (imo)

That is it for now

Take care folks

Nicola x

Ancienne Ambience Goddess Pure Rose Floral Waters

Hi Folks,

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No Sign of summer yet here in Northern Ireland tho it might feel slightly warmer today but still extremely wet lol …  I would like to tell you about my love and passion for my Ancienne Ambience Goddess Rose Pure Floral Water!

It is a real staple in my skin care routine that I cannot and will not be without! It is paraben and preservative free, it is a natural hydrolat .. meaning that is really helps to hydrate your skin. Something I need a lot because as I get older my skin has gotten so much drier and in constant need of moisture.

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I know this has been said so many times before but the power of rose and good quality rose products on the skin is simply amazing.  It can really help with redness and problem skin like rosacea. Really soothing the red sore skin taking down the redness, soothing and hydrating.

Use it cooled out of the fridge on hot eyes to take down any irritation or puffiness or on sunburnt skin to cool and hydrate hot skin and take down inflammation.

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Rosewater or rosehip oil will take down the redness of a spot over night too! Spray some on cleansed skin and see 🙂

Pure Rose Goddess Water is  also a natural mood boosters and are lovely to just spritz around you when you are hot, bothered and tired.

I use my Pure Rose Floral Water as my toner, i keep it fresh and cool in the fridge and use morning and night. I put a good spritz onto my face and because it is pure,  I don’t have to wipe it off! I can just let it sink into my skin as I get dressed or undressed ..

For healthy happy skin it is essential you get your first 2 steps right and that is cleansing and toning so your skin is prepared to accept your serums/oils/moisturizer or else they do not get to work properly or sink in as needed.

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I searched a long time to find a floral water at a decent price and this is the one for me, most toners are 200ml and are kept stable by alcohol which can not only be very drying on the skin they can really irritate it too.

Ancienne Ambience pure floral waters are £20 for 300ml and the best value and quality I have found. Even the nozzle on the bottles are great and deliver a lovely even spritz onto my face every time.

If you have not yet tried the power of rose I urge you to give it a go and your skin will love you for it x

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Ancienne Ambience do a really good range of Pure Floral waters and you can find them here.. be sure to click on each one and read what they can do to find the right one for you Pure Goddess Waters (who doesn’t want to embrace their inner Goddess after all!)

Ancienne Ambiance does an amazing range of the most incredible smelling beauty products from their soaps (another love, pure and non drying) to bath and body items and candles, my wish list is endless lol ..

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Have you tried these amazing floral waters yet?

Bye for now peeps

Nicola xx

Molton Brown Oudh Accord & Gold .. A touch of Paradise!

Afternoon fellow beauty lovers,

Molton Brown have a fabulous deal on at the moment, its £10 off a £20 spend with code HOUSE10 don’t know how much longer that offer will last tho!

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But i took advantage and thought i would try something different, i had the Pink Pepperpod shower gel before but was not  blown away by it at all but this is different, very different … so many words pop into my head with this one i just love it ❤ ❤ <3!

It is a very different scent to what i am used to, its deep, mysterious, woody, very sexy, warming, heady, decadent, very beautiful, unisex, if you have ever walked along a spice market and been mesmerised by the scents and resins there you will love this, you can see the little flecks of 24 Carat gold all through the bottle!

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It smells even better on the skin than in the bottle, its perfect for the cold winter nights as its very mellow and warming but its the richness of the Oudh that makes it like no other, Eastern promise and mystery also spring to mind, its a very rich amber nectar of Spicy Nutmeg oil, Elemi Oil which is extremely soothing,  rejuvenating on the skin, for aching muscles and calming on the mind, Gold Leaf extract which is fantastic for your skin and your joints and then the Oudh Accord which is deep, rich and woody, it smells and feels expensive and decedent and i am in ever so in love with it.

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The perfect scent for Autumn/Winter although i wouldn’t mind smelling of this gorgeous scent on a hot summers night either! It is a very unisex scent, some might say masculine but to me its unisex and i love how the scent has lingered on my skin, it is a most uplifting, deep, sexy scent that i am  drawn to, going to have this  in my home for a very long time!

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So good i am going to now go and purchase the Oudh Accord & Gold Body Lotion as a special treat for myself 🙂 (has to be done when you find something that bit special)

Anyway you can find out more about the products from Molton Brown, perfect for Christmas and a very decadent gift for someone very special …  http://www.moltonbrown.co.uk/store/collections/oudh-accord-gold/catUKFOudh/

I would love to hear if you love this amazing scent too … it comes beautifully packaged and with a lovely free sample too …

Bye for now

Nicola x