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Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Skincare | 0 comments

Organic Surge – Blissful Daily Moisturiser & Overnight Sensation Night Cream

Organic Surge – Blissful Daily Moisturiser & Overnight Sensation Night Cream

I’ve been struggling to find a good moisturiser recently, so I decided to treat myself to this duo from Organic Surge. Organic Surge products contain no parabens, sodium lauryl sulphate, no artificial fragrances or colourants and no genetically modified ingredients, neither are they tested on animals. If you’re a regular reader of Beauty Best Friend then you’ll know that I’m a big fan of organic skincare, and you may have already read my previous review of Organic Surge Orange Flower Toner (you can read that review here). I find that organic products are gentle on the skin and don’t over-stimulate it into producing lots of oil. Blissful Daily Moisturiser – this is a thick white cream with very little scent and it does take quite a while to completely sink into the skin. Ingredients include lemon essential oil and aloe vera. You only need to apply a tiny pea-sized blob of the cream and then wait a while after applying it before applying make-up or your foundation won’t ‘stick’...

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

Dermalogica – Overnight Clearing Gel

Dermalogica – Overnight Clearing Gel

I’ve been using Dermalogica Overnight Clearing Gel for a while now, as I’ve always had problem combination skin that is prone to breakouts particularly around my chin and jawline. The active ingredient in this product is salicylic acid, and this can be found in hundreds of other blemish products so it’s nothing new, but Dermalogica Overnight Clearing Gel does also contain various natural plant oils, including tea tree leaf oil which is known for its antiseptic and healing properties. The fragrance-free clear gel should be applied to problem areas to cleansed skin in the evening before bed. I have had good results from it, particularly if I feel one or two small blemishes coming under the skin, quite often by the next morning they have disappeared. It is also good if I have a oily breakout on my chin, the active ingredients dry up any problem areas while I sleep. This is no miracle product though, and I recommend if you have particularly bad skin that is often prone to breakouts that...

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