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Posted by on Jun 21, 2013 in Skincare | 0 comments

L’Occitane – Angelica Hydration Cream

L’Occitane – Angelica Hydration Cream

I recently received my May Glossybox and included inside it was this L’Occitane Angelica Hydration Cream. I’m a big fan of L’Occitane and I love their traditional-looking packaging and labels, I didn’t feel that this pot and label followed their usual style but I was still excited to try out this moisturiser. This Angelica Hydration Cream is part of L’Occitane’s Angelica range. All of the products contain organic Angelica – Angelica essential oil has hydrating and toning properties and according to L’Occitane’s website should leave skin ‘plumped, smoothed and more radiant’. Other items in the Angelica range include an Instant Hydration Mask and a Cleansing Gel. Inside the pot is a white cream and I have been applying it to my face every morning. It feels very fresh and cooling, and it has a pleasant smell a bit like freshly-cut grass. A little goes a long way with this Hydration Cream and you only need to apply a small amount to cover the whole face. Angelica Hydration Cream is aimed at normal to dry skin,...

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Posted by on Jun 6, 2013 in Skincare | 0 comments

Garnier – Moisture Match

Garnier – Moisture Match

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to receive 3 small samples of Garnier’s Moisture Match moisturisers, a new range of moisturisers customised to meet specific skin needs. Basically Garnier have created five new colour coded moisturisers, each one with different benefits aimed at a different skin type. I had requested the samples from Garnier’s website, and after answering a few questions about my skin they sent me the 3 samples which they thought would be best for my skin type (combination): Shine Be Gone for oily to combination skin – Shine Be Gone, enriched with green tea extract, is oil free and helps to reduce the appearance of shine. It comes in a green tube and is a very pale mint green lotion with a light, fresh cucumber-y smell. It has a strange powdery texture, feels cooling and refreshing on the skin, and my face didn’t feel oily after applying which is good. I liked this lotion, but would have preferred if it was left uncoloured. Protect & Glow for normal skin – Protect...

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