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Posted by on May 14, 2015 in Bath & Body | 6 comments

Nip + Fab – Shimmer Leg Fix

Nip + Fab – Shimmer Leg Fix

  Where did our lovely sunny weather go? I’ve really missed it this past week, I needed it to try out this Shimmer Leg Fix* from Nip + Fab! I’ve never tried anything like this before, it’s like a cross between make-up for the legs and a temporary fake tan. The product itself is a slightly translucent pale golden gel with millions of tiny golden particles that shimmer when they catch the light. It has a pretty floral rose fragrance too, not overpowering, which makes it really pleasant to apply. You apply Shimmer Leg Fix to the legs (funnily enough) to give them a gentle golden glow, just apply a little to the hands then gently massage into the legs and feet. You don’t need to use a tanning mitt as it will just wash straight off the hands really easily. The effect is only really subtle, and rather difficult to catch on camera! I’ve swatched a little on my arm in the image above and haven’t rubbed it...

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Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 in Skincare | 4 comments

Flint Plus Flint – Skincare Range

Flint Plus Flint – Skincare Range

I was sent this selection of products, it’s the Flint Plus Flint (or Flint+Flint) new range of skincare. You may not have heard of Flint+Flint, they’re a UK-based family run business – founders Max and Adam have run a chain of cosmetic clinics across England for some time, and after recommending skincare products to their clients for the past 10 years decided to create their own. I really like the sleek, grey unisex packaging with the bright coloured crosses, the products look very different from anything else you’d see on the shelf. Once you open a box too, the corresponding colour greets you inside… So I was sent a selection of 4 Flint+Flint skincare products to try out, and here’s what I thought of them: Glycolic Cleanser* – this is a glycolic wash that uses 12% glycolic acid to gently exfoliate the skin and remove dead cells. You apply the gel to your face then leave for 2 minutes before rinsing off. The product is a clear gel with a...

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