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Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Makeup | 6 comments

Too cute to use? Paul & Joe Beaute Protecting Pressed Powder

Too cute to use? Paul & Joe Beaute Protecting Pressed Powder

Every now and then you come across a beauty product that you just HAVE to have, but it’s too amazing to actually use…. and this Protecting Pressed Powder from Paul & Joe Beaute is one of those products! OK, so I’m a cat lover, I have two cats of my own and although I’m not quite a mad old cat lady yet I do enjoy quirky things with cat prints on them. The blue and red sailor cat print on the top of the pressed powder compact and on the matching drawstring pouch is simply stunning and oh so cute. Right, enough about cats and onto the actual product itself… Protecting Pressed Powder is a limited edition product that came out a month or two ago and it comes in two shades – Lavender which aims to improve the complexion, and Nude Beige (which I chose) that will enhance any skin tone. The powder is extremely fine and helps to control shine and minimise pores by diffusing light, plus it...

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Posted by on Sep 9, 2014 in Skincare | 2 comments

Urban Veda – Purifying Hydrating Toner & Purifying Protecting Night Cream

Urban Veda – Purifying Hydrating Toner & Purifying Protecting Night Cream

Urban Veda’s range of natural skincare is based on the ancient principles of Ayurveda, which originated 5,000 years ago in the Himalayas. Ayurveda promotes the idea of using nature to help live a healthier and more balanced lifestyle – a philosophy that I really admire. Last year I reviewed the Purifying Day Cream which I loved, so Urban Veda recently sent me this duo of Purifying Hydrating Toner* and Purifying Protecting Night Cream* to try out too. The Purifying range is aimed at ‘Kapha’ skins… (normal and oily skins). Purifying Hydrating Toner is a translucent very pale green liquid, the ingredients include aloe vera, witch hazel and neem (a vegetable ingredient pressed from the fruits and seeds of an evergreen Indian tree). The witch hazel is a natural astringent which means that it helps to stop the skin producing as much oil. The toner should be applied on a cotton pad and gently wiped over the face, it can be used morning and night. It has a minty fresh...

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