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Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in Skincare | 0 comments

Organic anti-ageing skincare from EKIA

Organic anti-ageing skincare from EKIA

Regular readers of Beauty Best Friend will know that I’m a real advocate of natural and organic skincare. It’s so important that we know exactly what we’re putting on our skin, and the majority of the high street skincare brands display ingredient lists so long that they struggle to fit them on the packaging. Many of the preservatives and emulsifiers in skincare and make-up can actually have a negative effect on our skin and I’ve seen a definite improvement in my troubled complexion since I made the move to natural skincare. Natural skincare doesn’t mean all homemade yogurt masks and essential oils, you’re never going to find me in the kitchen whipping up a yogurt and avocado mask to smear on my face! There are a lot of established but little-known brands out there just waiting to be discovered, and I have been trying out three products from one of them. EKIA (not to be confused with the Swedish home furniture giant) is a French organic skincare brand that...

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Posted by on Apr 30, 2013 in Skincare | 6 comments

Lancome – Primordiale Skincare Range Discontinued!

Lancome – Primordiale Skincare Range Discontinued!

Disaster! I have just read that Lancôme has discontinued its popular Primordiale line of anti-aging skincare! Primordiale Skin Recharge is one of my favourite moisturisers, I use it a few times a week in Winter when my combination skin is feeling a bit dry, less often in Summer although it does contain SPF15 so is perfect for wearing when it is sunny (‘Sunny, what’s that?’ I hear you ask!). The rich cream moisturiser is a very pale pink in colour and has a heavenly scent. It sinks into the skin quickly leaving it feeling supple and moisturised. I only hope they are going to replace the Primordiale range with something that is just as good. If you are a fan of the Primordiale range like me then go out and buy some while you still can! If anyone has suggestions of a similar product then let me know. UPDATE – 22nd August 2013 – I’ve recently been testing out Starting Over moisturiser from Origins and it really reminds me of...

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