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Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Bath & Body | 0 comments

Look after yourself with Kneipp

Look after yourself with Kneipp

I’m a real advocate of natural skincare and products that use herbs and organic ingredients as I believe that they’re better for your skin than artificial chemicals. I first came across Kneipp in Summer last year when I tried out their Stress Free Herbal Bath. Kneipp is a US brand, set up by naturopath Sebastian Kneipp in 1891 and all of their products are based around natural oils. I was recently sent a selection of their products to try out, this included Balancing Lavender Herbal Bath* which I’ve wanted to try for ages, and two of the new Kneipp Sparkling Bath Tablets*. This is a mini travel size 20ml bottle of the beautiful relaxing Balancing Herbal Bath, it contains Lavender Essential Oil and smells beautiful! You just pour it under running water and let it infuse into your bath before getting in for a soak. It’s quite a dark blue/purple colour and will colour your bath too, but don’t worry it doesn’t dye the skin! A small 20ml bottle like...

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Posted by on Dec 6, 2014 in Makeup | 3 comments

The Body Shop – Sparkling Black Mascara

The Body Shop – Sparkling Black Mascara

Another Christmassy offering from The Body Shop®, this one is Sparkling Black Mascara* – a regular black mascara with a glittery twist from The Body Shop® new Christmas collection. Sparkling Black Mascara is a black mascara with tiny flecks of silver glitter suspended in it, you can see the glittery specks on the brush in the image above. The brush is very thin with not many bristles and I find it quite difficult to gather much of the product up on it in the tube – I really have to stir the brush round the tube to pick it up. It’s therefore quite difficult to get a lot of the mascara on the lashes, I can only manage to get a really thin covering onto my eyelashes. As you can see from the image above it nicely coats each lash in a thin layer, but it really doesn’t thicken or lengthen the lashes. My eyelashes are quite fair (unless I have them tinted) so this mascara from The Body...

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