I’ve got three beauty products to share on the blog today. I am a firm believer in quality skincare as I know that a lot of the cheap-end stuff is rammed with ingredients that don’t really agree with me. The science behind top-end skincare is something that I have learned to research before I place my trust. However I also love the last item on this list which is an insane £1 bargain! Apart from that last one, these samples were provided to me for the purpose of this review, but all opinions are my own.
Esthechoc – Science Based Skin Indulgence
This is chocolate skincare. Oh yes it is! The health of skin reflects what we eat and that’s why skincare supplements are such a popular thing. However there is no need to swallow pills. I’ve been melting delicious dark Esthechoc health chocolate on my tongue. As it is food, the body absorbs it better than pills. There is no strange taste from anything that has been added; it’s absolutely delicious dark and smooth.
It’s clinically proven to increase oxygen levels in skin and improve health and appearance. It contains astaxanthin which is 6000 times stronger than vitamin C for anti-inflammatory, plus microcirculation boosters. Although I haven’t taken it for long enough yet to see a difference, I am a long-time fan of supplements for skincare and this one is a pleasure to use. The dark chocolate satisfies a craving for me! A 30 day supply is £42.50.
Exuviance – Retexturing Treatment
When I have rough skin on my arms or legs, like most people I switch erratically between doing one of two things. Either I am scrubbing with a rough exfoliator or I’m rubbing in a strong moisturiser. Exuviance retexturing treatment breaks this cycle.
It rubs in like a light moisturiser but after only two days I could feel my skin was becoming smooth as if I had kind of sanded it down. The difference is that Exuviance is completely gentle and kind. I used it on one arm and not the other as a test and the change was obvious. I did have to use it twice a day to make a real change. When I forgot to use it one day, my skin did go downhill, but after ten days I think the change is long term. It’s designed to treat bumps around hair follicles and it definitely does that. A big 177ml bottle is £33.
Superdrug MUA Lipstick
I have to credit my beauty therapist Alice with this find: The MUA range in Superdrug is hiding a very cool secret. For just £1 this lipstick is simply one of the best I’ve ever owned. I have always disliked the smell and feel of lipstick but in all honesty my lips are getting paler with age. Fawn Fancy matte shade suits me for a natural look without assaulting my senses. It also covers evenly without being sludgy at all. It stays on better than every other lippy I own and has helped me get over some of my anti-lipstick hang-ups. MUA range is available in store, not always on line.
I hope you enjoyed my beauty roundup post. Please give me some feedback in the comments section!
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