Current Skincare Favourites

I’m not sure how popular my beauty posts are proving with you guys, but I’m really starting to get back in to makeup and looking after my skin so I’ll carry on with them. Anyone who doesn’t want to read, well, just skip this post- I promise more of the usual posts from tomorrow onwards.

The first product I’m loving is the Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water which is currently on offer at £3.33 in Boots and something like £2.66 in Tesco. I bought this a couple of weeks ago after seeing it pop up on instagram a few times and instantly loved it. Since buying it I’ve used it every night to remove my makeup and it leaves my skin feeling so fresh and clean. I’ve already made the most of special offers and bought another bottle despite it’s claims to last for 200 uses
Next comes a product from an unlikely source. Waitrose have recently launched their own line of skincare products called “pure” and I picked up the Beauty Balm out of curiosity, lured in by the introductory offer price. I’m really taken with this, I’ve been applying it before bed- it’s a thick paste really that I warm in my hands and massage in to my face and I wake up with baby soft skin. I want to try a few more products from this range, especially the facial oil- currently only £1.99!
I’ve been wanting to try Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream for so long and recently Mum treated me to a gift set of three different products from the range to see which I liked best. I love them all, but it’s the original orange coloured thick gel that really wins for me. I’ve used it as a lip balm for the last few weeks and my lips have never been in such good condition. I’ll be investing in a big tube of this soon!
Body care is something I’m not very good at and the skin below my face gets neglected more often than not. Years of bad habits are finally being broken thanks to Rituals and their amazing products. I won a competition last year and treated myself to their Imagine Hand Lotion and Touch of Hammam Body Cream among other things. These products smell and feel so good I just want to use them all the time. Rituals is a brand that is usually out of my price range so I am dreading these running out, but for now I have soft skin and a pleasant scent. Perfect.
I would love to know what you guys are using and loving right now to inspire me to take better care of my skin and overall self. I find using nice products and making the effort really boosts confidence and happiness levels, so I must not let myself slack off!


11 comments for “Current Skincare Favourites

  1. I love the Elizabeth Arden eight hour cream x

  2. The waitrose range sounds nice, I’m in desperate need of baby soft skin! x

  3. The waitrose range sounds nice, I’m in desperate need of baby soft skin! x

  4. I think the Waitrose range has been around for a while as my mother in law has certainly been using their Pure facecream since I’ve known her. Is like to try the micellar water, Sophie praised that too!

  5. I’m new to the Elizabeth Arden 8 hour cream, and love it too. I’ve been using it on my hands and cuticles when they’re really dry. Something I’ve recently gotten into is organic rosehip oil (there’s a number of brands that do them), and they’re amazing on the face, makes even the driest spots super smooth!

    P.S. I just got so amused by the little penguins on your blog’s sidebar! so cute!!

  6. I really want to try that micellar water! I love the Superfacialist range at Boots xxx

  7. The cleansing water looks good! I definitely need to start moisturising my body, I’m so lazy, I sort my face and leave the rest!

  8. I love the sound of the Waitrose line, will have to look into that! 🙂

    Jess xo

  9. oh my goodness, i am seriously the world’s biggest advocate for skincare! if you have great skin then you don’t have to hide under makeup right? and i think everyone looks a bit younger without the layers piled on 🙂 i share my secrets here and i only use natural or organic products!

  10. That cleansing water is next up on my list of cleansers to try :). And I really need to grab a hand cream.

  11. I’ll definitely be looking into the Waitrose products! xxx