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Weleda sea buckthorn body oil

Weleda Sea Buckthorn Body Oil shields you against the damaging effects of the environment to leave you with pleasantly soft, smooth, refreshed and relaxed skin.

Product ingredients contain:

Sea Buckthorn Oil – Rich in essential fatty acids and provitamin A and Vitamin E to deeply nourish and protect the skin against environmental factors.

Sea Buckthorn and Sesame Oil – Helping to revitalise the skin, leaving if feeling lusciously soft and smooth.

I love Statcounter…

No I really do. It tells me such interesting things. Things that make me cry but which are interesting nonetheless.

For example, I bought aforementioned oil three days ago and wanted to write a review about it that instant (because it is that good!) but then I got sidetracked by other things and decided that perhaps I should give this blog a new look before posting anything.

Bad idea. A few minutes ago I checked my stats and they say that someone landed here yesterday looking for a review of Weleda’s Sea Buckthorn Body Oil. I know that she (or he) will never come back but at least now I’m determined to tell you guys all about it.

So yesterday I went out to purchase a second bottle of Weleda’s Wild Rose Body Oil and while at it I also bought the Sea Buckthorn Body Oil because 1.) I adore the smell of the hand cream from the same line and 2.) I wanted something that would help some scratches (courtesy of my cat) heal faster. Of course we all know that the extract of the sea buckthorn plant has considerable healing powers when it comes to scars, scratches, cuts and bruises, which is due to its extremely high vitamin A, C and E content and its essential fatty acids.

Studies conducted in 20th century confirm numerous beneficial nutritional properties of Sea Buckthorn. The berries appear to be an unsurpassed natural source of vitamins A and several other carotenes, vitamin E and several other tocopherols. Sea Buckthorn berries are second only to Rose hips and Acerola in vitamin C content. They are also rich in several other vitamins, including B1, B2, K and P as well as in numerous flavonoids. Furthermore, the berries have remarkably high content of essential fatty acids and phytosterols.”

More at Weleda Sea Buckthorn Body Oil: Binarty-Star.Blogspot

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Whish pomegranate shave crave pump

Whish Pomegranate Shave Crave Pump provides a lusciously close moisturising shave to leave the skin feeling rejuvenated and revitalised.

Antioxidant laden Pomegranate Oil is loaded with glycerin soap to provide you with an alluring sweet aroma, protecting the body whilst repairing and rejuvenating the skin.

Gone are the days of scraped and dried out skin as  delicate skin is renewed, smoothened, pampered and revitalised. A shaving cream  with no harsh chemicals that are known to cause long term damage to the skin and body.

Product ingredients include:

Organic Jojoba Seed Oil for it nourishing benefits.
Organic Coconut Oil for it soothing benefits.

Paraben free
Sulfate free
Petrochemical free
DEA and TEA free

I have been known to just use soap or shower gel to shave my legs. So it was a really nice change to use the luxurious Whish shaving products. This line uses natural and mostly organic ingredients. Without the harsh chemicals, my skin is even smoother after shaving than usual!

The Whish Pomegranate Shave Crave Pump Shave Cream ($24.00 USD), is a very moisturizing, thick cream.  It has a wonderful pomegranate scent that is tart and sweet all at once! The ingredients includes organic shea butter, organic green tea and organic jojoba seed oil, and they leave your skin soft and smooth.  Unlike many store brands of shaving cream, the Whish Shave Crave doesn’t dry the skin or leave it sticky. It’s kind of like a shower gel and body butter all in one.

After shaving, I use the Whish Flawless Ingrown Hair Serum ($22.50 USD) on the little red bumps on my legs. I’ve noticed that even after the first use, the bumps were less noticeable. After a couple weeks of use they seem to almost vanish. Their formula includes wheat germ extract to soothe, yeast extract to regenerate and willow bark extract to fight inflammation. It has a very mild scent and feels cool when you apply it.

The Whish products are “made in the USA with Earth friendly packaging and ingredients. Tested on us, not animals™.” These are a nice splurge, especially with warmer weather (hopefully) in the near future.

More at Whish all Natural Shaving Products: FortyFlirtyFabulous

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Gielly green argan rescue

Luxuriate with Gielly Green Argan Rescue treatment serum which works wonders on thick and difficult hair, leaving it feeling nourished, soft and shiny.

Enriched with Sea Buckthorn Oil and Moroccan Argan Oil for hydration and moisturisation, working on thick, difficult to manage and frizzy hair.

Highly effective and works great on tired and weak hair.

The none greasy and quick absorbing oil feeds the hair vital Vitamin C and Vitamin E to leave it looking elegantly shiny and well nourished.

Recently I went to get my hair cut at Gielly Green – I needed more shape put into my hair and had heard great things about this salon. I usually have Mark Woolley from Electric cut my hair but with his busy schedule it’s hard for us to both find a free day to do my hair!

The salon is on George Street which is in Central London, it is very glamorous and cool inside. It’s very spacious and also has beauty rooms where you can get your brows threaded, lashes tinted etc.

I don’t know the name of the girl who washed my hair, but she gave me the most wonderful head massage. Also, the reclining chair that I sat in to have my hair washed was the most comfortable hair-washing-chair I have ever been in – they are usually so uncomfortable but I nearly fell asleep in this one!

I was very lucky to have one of the owners cut my hair – Shai Greenburg. When he asked me what I wanted I said I was looking to achieve hair that bounces when I walk and has a pretty feminine shape. I am so so so happy with the cut he gave me that I think I am going to call him and say “please please please don’t forget how you cut my hair the other week as I want to have this same cut again and again for the rest of my life!” I only have a couple of pics on my iphone of my hair which I will post below, however in my most recent makeup video (top ten MAC lipsticks) you can see the results a bit better. Shai gave me an incredible blow dry which I could never do myself! However I have been using the Babyliss Big Hair styler to get that salon blowdry look…I may do a video tutorial on it soon.

Since my hair cut I have been adding a couple of Gielly Green products into my hair routine. I had used them in the past but ran out so was happy to have them back in my shower! I love the repair shampoo and mask, but my favourite product of all is the Argan Rescue. It is an oil serum and just one pump revives, smooths and softens my hair without feeling at all greasy.

I highly recommend having a haircut at Gielly Green if you are in London and want your hair to feel fabulous!

 

More at Gielly Green TanyaBurr.co.uk

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Oskia nutri-active day cream

 

Oskia Nutri Active Day Cream is a luxurious cream that leaves your skin feeling exquisitely smooth, refreshed and revitalised.

Helps to prevent the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles whilst helping the skin to repair and revitalize. Also helps with the production of healthy collagen. Contains:

MSM – A bio available form of sulphur which served to support the production of  collagen production. Also helps to keep the skin strong and supple.

Milk Peptides for firming and toning the skin, leaving a shiny appearance.

Today I’m going to review some great products for our skin. we all know that in our young age our skin has been fighting from all difficulties like pollution, smoke, dust etc. but still we can’t see the differences instantly coz they come up gradually & when we cross 35 our skin loses its power to fight these difficulties and the signs of aging start to show up on our faces. I know these signs can’t be ceased using any cream and lotion but we can reduce these signs using some effective products. So I’m reviewing some such anti-aging products from Oskia Skincare.

NUTRI-ACTIVE DAY CREAM

These products are from Oskia London. I received a couple of products & I’ve introduced them to you before also- HERE. After using them for a week I can say that they are really very impressive.

HYDRATES, REPAIRS, PROTECTS

With MSM, Milk Peptides, Vitamins A & E, Prebiotics, Omegas-3 & 6, Swiss Apple Stem Cells, Hyaluronic Acid

What It Claims

An advanced lightweight anti-ageing multi-active day cream that not only provides long lasting hydration and essential nutrients to improve cell health and efficiency, but is formulated to smooth out and help prevent the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, revitalize and repair, encourage healthy collagen production and protect DNA. Restores softness and elasticity for optimum comfort and a glowing appearance. Clinically Tested & Patent Pending

Key Ingredients

MSM, the most bio-available form of sulphur, aids collagen production and helps keep skin strong and supple.
Milk peptides immediately lift, firm and tone the skin leaving a natural sheen and radiance by stimulating collagen synthesis by 40%, increasing Hyaluronic Acid production by 1900%, reducing wrinkle depth by 35%, increasing cell-to-cell communication and boosting key elements of the Dermo-Epidermal junction making nutrients more available to the skin.
Inula viscosa and Vitamin E protect against free-radical damage and enhance cell resistance to UV.
Our elite grade Hyaluronic acid and Omegas-3 and 6 (from Shea Butter, Jojoba, Sesame and Rice Germ Oil) provide long lasting hydration, plump and restore softness and elasticity.
Swiss Apple Stem Cells prolong the life of healthy skin cells, help repair and protect DNA and reduce fine lines and wrinkles by 15% after 4 weeks and stimulate cell proliferation by 80%.
O3 Stressed Yeast Lysate increases cell respiration and the skin’s energy to stimulate new tissue growth, repair, regenerate and protect DNA.
Prebiotic Oligosaccharide stimulates the skin’s defense barrier to protect its ecosystem.
Vitamin A from Rosehip Seed Oil rejuvenates and regenerates by encouraging cellular processes.

More at Nutri Active Day Cream: Rakhshanda-Chamberofbeauty

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Weleda calendula soap

Weleda Baby Calendula Soap delicately cleanses sensitive skin of babues and young children.

Made from organically grown Chamomile flowers and delightful soothing extracts of bio dynamically grown Calendula, producing a soft foam substance which cleanses with delicacy.

Weleda soaps are made from pure organically vegetable oils which help to protect the protective layer of the skin.

Suitable for babies, children and adults

Suitable for Vegans

Ok . you guys know by now that I am obsessed with skin care . trying out cleansers is a hobby for me at this stage . Weleda is company that I always heard about . especially that a lot of celebrities are using it . like Simon Cowell.

Plus, Victoria beckham tweeted about few of their products. weleda is an organic all natural products and it is meant to be for sensitive skin. I was recommended this soap by my friend who is pharmacist in big drugstore chain. she told me that it is a best seller in their store. That sold me I had to try it.

After few months of using La roche posay skin care . My skin has been very good . No more ance , Not oily , No redness. my skin is normal, even and Healthy . although I use all La Roche posay skin . I kept using my trusty Cetaphil Gentle Cleanser hand in hand with my clarisonic mia.

How to you use :The soap has Mild smell ( That I not am going to try to explain ) but doesn’t bother me . it lathers beautifully then I massage on to my wet face. then obviously I rinse . My skin feels very clean feel without that tightness .

How do I know it cleans so well ?! the ultimate test is little of bioderma crealine on cotton pad . gently going all around my face. Nothing comes out on the pad no dirt no make up . that makes this saop amazing .

Ingredients: it is vegetable based product. it packed with essential oils and plant extract . Calendula extract works as anti-viral, anti-genotoxic, and anti-inflammatory properties. which makes it perfect for acne treatment .

This soap is recommended for young teens with acne. but I see it working for everyone . because how fabulous it moves make up .

I am in love with soap been using it for over 10 days now , I bought more weleda products to try . stay tuned for more about their products.

More at Weleda Calendula Soap: Tamoorah Blogspot

 

 

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Santaverde medium aloe vera cream

Santaverde Medium Aloe Vera Cream helps to calm, hydrate and restores the skin whilst visibly reducing the signs of ageing. Also helps to calm irritated red skin.

Santaverde Medium Aloe Vera Cream VOUCHER CODE ” Medium ” during check out

Product ingredients include:

Invaluable Kukui Nuts and Grape Seed and Avocados for skin protection whilst preserving the skin’s elasticity.

Aloe Vera Juice reinforces cell renewal whilst maximising the skin’s moisture balance.

SKIN TYPES: Suitable for normal, sensitive and combination and skin types.

The Santaverde Aloe Vera Creme is a facial care product. The cream comes in three levels of richness: light, medium and rich. The light version is for oily skin, the medium one works best on normal to sensitive skin, and the rich version is great for dry, sensitive or mature skin. I personally have combination to oily skin, so I tried the light version. The Santaverde Aloe Vera Creme contains pure aloe vera of course, but also almond and peach kernel oil. All these ingredients intensely nourish the skin and help to keep it smooth and supple. The formula is very light and I notice that the cream gets absorbed almost instantly. It’s great for people like me whose skin has a tendency to get shiny, especially with summer (= heat and humidity) approaching. The Santaverde Aloe Vera Crème Light keeps my skin nice and relatively matte all day long, but at the same time keeps it well hydrated and feeling comfortable. Great! I have been using a Clinique moisturizer for combination to oily skin for quite a while now, but this Santaverde Aloe Vera Creme may just be my next go-to daily moisturizer.

More at Santaverde Medium Aloe Vera Cream: KissandMakeupbeautyblog

 

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Inlight Organic Restorative Body Butter

Soothing, moisturising and nourishing.

Inlight Organic Restorative Body Butter made from some of the finest soothing, nourishing and moisturising oils for your skincare. A truly luscious organic body butter and stretch mark cream.

Can also be used before and after surgery.

Highly recommended for preventing and treating stretch marks (also during pregnancy). Natural and organic skin care products at their best.

Product ingredients include:

Rosehip Oil for healing and rejuvenating the skin.

Jojoba, Sesame and Evening Primrose Oils, rich in Vitamin E.

Coconut & Olive Oils nourishes and soothes the skin.

Gotu Kola to help promotes skin regeneration.

Best organic skin care and natural organic skin care from Inlight in partnership with Big Green Apple.

As we learn more about the effects of environmental toxins on our health, a new awareness is growing amongst consumers. This new awareness results in vigilant reading of cosmetics and food labels, and in a better understanding of their ingredients and efficiency. As a firm believer that what you put on your body is just as important as what you put in your body I have enjoyed and loved every moment of using INLIGHT organics restorative body butter knowing that it’s safe.

With a philosophy geared toward homeopathic formulations and highly concentrated products INLIGHT is a high quality line of organic skin care that chooses ingredients primarily for their ability to feed, cleanse and balance your skin, drawing on the raw power of nature.

Without making unrealistic promises, INLIGHT uses exclusively 100% organic & mostly food grade ingredients, completely free from any synthetic chemicals, and it is power-packed with nutrients and naturally occurring antioxidants, minerals and essential fatty acids. I found INLIGHT restorative organic body butter to be intensely nourishing and moisturizing and very effective.

More at Inlight Organic Restorative Body Butter: Networedblog

 

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Trilogy Replenishing Night Cream Voucher Code

Trilogy Replenishing Night Cream  helps to replenish your skin during the night so you wake up feeling lusciously rejuvenated.

Trilogy Replenishing Night Cream VOUCHER CODE ” Age Proof ” during check out

Trilogy’s night cream helps the skin’s natural process of regeneration by helping to restore your skin’s elasticity and suppleness whilst at the same time smoothing fine lines and wrinkles. This has only been made possible due to Trilogy’s using a unique blend of nourishing bio actives.

Clinical studies show Trilogy Replenishing Night Cream:

Replenishes moisture by 80%***
Improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by 50%*
Improvement in skin tone, radiance and clarity 10/10**
* Independent clinical study on 10 women over 2 weeks. Results obtained by expert Clinicians grading.
** Independent clinical study on 10 women over 2 weeks. Results obtained by participants self assessment.
** Independent clinical study on 10 women over 2 weeks. Results obtained by Comeometer

“Filled with organic ingredients, this ultra-hydrating face cream is perfect for giving your skin a boost”.
- Rosie Green, Beauty Editor, Red.

I have been using Trilogy Age Proof Nutrient Plus Firming Serum for a long time now, so I’m not sure why it took me so long to try out the Replenishing Night Cream, €34.95, from the same product line. I think I had the idea that it would be a heavy-textured cream and possibly result in clogged pores, but it turns out my suspicions were unfounded. Although the cream is the type best applied by patting it in after warming in your hands, it sinks into the skin very easily, leaving it feeling velvety to the touch, but with no creamy or oily residue.

Designed to help support the skin’s regeneration process while you sleep, Replenishing Night Cream is packed with hydrating botanical ingredients like sweet almond oil, cocoa butter and evening primrose oil, as well as hyaluronic acid (marula, olive, avocado and rosehip seed oils also feature in the ingredient list). A number of additional plant extracts such as licorice, mulberry, cucumber, chamomile, aloe vera and green tea round out the antioxidant offering, all adding up to a very interesting ingredient list aimed at nourishing the skin, restoring elasticity and smoothing fine lines.

My skin is a lot drier than normal at the moment, so despite the inclusion of so many moisturising ingredients, this cream alone isn’t quite hydrating enough for me in certain areas. I am using the Nutrient Plus Firming Serum underneath, but as it isn’t a very rich or oily serum, I do find I have some dryness on my chin if I don’t alternate the Replenishing Night Cream with a more hydrating cream every so often or combine it with a richer serum.

This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. I do love how smooth, soft and clear my skin is using the Replenishing Night Cream, and more so than with other more hydrating creams even when it’s relatively problem-free in general at the moment. So I’m glad it’s there as an option to use in rotation or combination with other products at the moment and more frequently when my skin is less dry than it is now. I often find that the “natural” creams suitable for sensitive skin tend to be very rich and it’s good to find one that is both lovely to use, effective and yet not overly rich so that it clogs pores on delicate skin.

If you are a fan of Trilogy’s Rosehip Seed Oil, then you would probably love this cream in combination with the oil for drier skin. Unfortunately I find the oil makes my facial skin very itchy (though it’s working exceptionally well on my ever-expanding pregnant stomach at the moment).

If you have dry skin and are looking for one cream that does it all, this may not be enough for you. But if dryness isn’t a concern, then I’d definitely recommend Replenishing Night Cream as a good night cream that is a pleasure to use and performs very well.

More at Trilogy Age Proof Replenishing Night Cream: Beaut.ie

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Bodhi Galangal Spice Vitalising Bath & Shower Therapy

Bodhi Galangal Spice Vitalising Bath & Shower Therapy is energizing and uplifting, leaving your skin feeling awakened, vitalised and refreshed. Natural skincare from Bodhi that you can trust.

Enhanced with a Ginger like root of Galangal and aromatic Kaffir lime leaf this luscious bath and shower wash offers anti fungal, anti-septic, and anti-bacterial properties whilst helping to ease anxiety, depression and fatigue.

Citrusy Cardamom bestows a fresh lemon fragrance is uplifting and benefits those who are mentally and physically tired.

Turmeric comprises Curcumin which is highly anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, naturally improving skin complexion.

A Luscious body wash which also comprises of Lactic Acid, an Alpha-Hydroxy Acid (AHA) with skin rejuvenating anti-ageing properties, helping  to exfoliate and renew the skin the loosening up of dead cells, stimulating elastic fibres and promoting growth of new collagen in the dermis layer of the skin. Natural skincare from Bodhi at its best.

Regular Buff Beauties will be familiar with the Bodhi offering; a heavenly collection of spa worthy infusions that should be available on prescription for their ability to pamper the senses! Galangal Spice is no exception; described as both invigorating and reviving, this is the ideal remedy to perk you up.

With galangal, white pepper and clove at its heart, you’re immediately struck by a reassuring warmth, while top notes of grapefruit and spearmint offer an interesting and zesty twist. The clever inclusion of kaffir lime leaf and cardamom helps to lift the mood and clear the mind – this really is the best way to start a new day.

In terms of texture, this is a seriously nourishing bath and shower gel, with a host of oils helping to maintain the moisture balance while deeply cleansing the skin. My only warning: this fragrance appeals as much ‘to him’ as ‘to her’, so if you don’t want to share, you’d better hide your bottle!

More at Bodhi’s Galangal Spice Vitalising Bath & Shower Therapy: Buff Beauty 

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