Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Makeover on my Mum

I have recently done a makeover on my Mum. If you haven't seen it yet, check it out...

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Vaseline Overnight Face Mask

Ok. So I know it sounds absolutely crazy, but last night I put Vaseline on my cheeks. I actually did.

Throughout most of yesterday I was getting frustrated with my skin. The t-zone was looking bumpy again; serves me right for changing my routine, after I had found the perfect one! But I just had to try out this new facial wash that I made, after which my skin was dramatically dried out, bad bad plan to use anything with the word saponified in it.

And, as you may well know, when my skin dries out, it acts out. So, I had my first spot in two weeks appearing on my chin, and a whole bunch of bumps on my forehead, and significantly dried out cheeks. So,my first thought was Sudocream, which I popped on my t-zone.

Yet, I felt a bit funny about leaving out my cheeks, especially as they were so dry. Vaseline came to mind, because one of my good friends is addicted to the stuff, she puts it everywhere. So, I thought, why not give it a try. So I spread it all over my cheeks.

Just to be sure that it didn't just go all over my pillow, but actually went into my face, I promptly tied my hair up as high as I could and as securely as poss.

I managed to fall asleep laying on my back, rather than sideways...I must have been super tired, as that hasn't happened in forever.

And this morning, I woke up to more even looking skin. Actually. Truly.

Petroleum jelly is my knew favorite find for an overnight face mask. It is a barrier like Sudocrem, so it will enable the skin to work its own magic. Hey well, I am going to try this again sometime. Why don't you have a go, and tell me what you think!

I reckon its about time I stopped trying new products, then my face my settle down, and RELAX.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Updated Skin Care Routine

Hi everyone!

I love finding a routine that really works for me, and its been absolutely ages since I have found one that I love!

Dr Hauschka, Rio Rosa Mosqueta Oil and a bit of Tea Tree are my current best friends. We'll see how the relationship pans out...

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Dr Bronner's Castile Soap and a bit of Rio...

Just got in the post yesterday my new product to sample...Dr Bronner's Unscented Baby Mild Soap. And so far, I love it!

The packaging is super sweet, with loads of writing all over it, with little quotes from Shakespeare, as well as a brief (very) history of the company. This product looks really nice next to my other ones on the bathroom shelf.
The ingredients are suprisingly mild: Water, Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, Glycerin, Hemp Oil, Jojoba Oil, Citric Acid and Vitamin E. Mostly organic of course, and the entire thing is fairtrade too. I used this last night as a cleanser, mixed with a little bit of water, this stuff is gonna last for ages. I might try mixing it with some essential oils and water to see what its like....Potentially the best cleanser ever!?!

I also got some Rio Rosa Mosqueta oil in the post from ebay too! I dotted this on my face, then massaged it in. I only needed a tiny amount. Its such a gorgeous oil, so so so light, which makes a nice change. But it was really expensive, you certainly get what you pay for though...I woke up this morning with really soft skin.
I have also ordered some different, cheaper oils and essential oils from Naturally Thinking. I will tell you what they are like once I get back from holiday. Yes, thats right, I am taking a break! Cornwall with the family should be so much fun!