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Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in Skincare | 4 comments

Botanicals – Nourishing Face Balm

Botanicals – Nourishing Face Balm

Regular readers of Beauty Best Friend will know that I enjoy using natural and organic skincare, so I was overjoyed when I was chosen to review this Nourishing Face Balm* from natural organic skincare brand Botanicals. Botanicals say their aim is ‘to provide a range of personal care products which are as close to nature as possible’ and their products are approved by the Soil Association, are suitable for vegans and are never tested on animals. All of Botanicals’ products are blended by hand in rural England and contain no no petrochemicals or synthetic additives. Nourishing Face Balm is a deeply conditioning natural balm containing 89% organic ingredients. It is infused with wild rose and rose geranium, renowned for their nourishing and revitalising properties. The scent of the rose really comes through, it smells very heavenly. The texture of this product is a little odd, it feels very granulated when you first scoop a bit out on your fingers – a bit like it contains sugar – but the...

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Posted by on Aug 15, 2014 in Bath & Body, Haircare | 4 comments

Roger & Gallet – Huile Gourmande

Roger & Gallet – Huile Gourmande

I wasn’t really sure what to expect when I was asked if I would try this Huile Gourmande Ultra Nourishing Oil* from Roger & Gallet. I’d never tried a skincare product from Roger & Gallet before and thought of them as a brand that do lovely little packaged gift boxes of soap but nothing more. But now that I’ve tried it I am literally hooked! Firstly I love the packaging of this Roger & Gallet oil, the rose gold coloured glass bottle is really beautiful and the back of the bottle has a pretty fig illustration running down the length. I love Roger & Gallet’s branding too, it’s pretty and traditionaly without being old fashioned. The oil is dispensed from the bottle via a spray, and it spritzes out just enough – a really well thought out bottle. The oil contains grape, pomegranate, blackcurrant, apricot and sweet almond oils, rich in omega 6 and antioxidant vitamins A and E, and it has the most beautiful fruity scent. It reminds...

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