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Posted by on Apr 17, 2015 in Skincare | 1 comment

Vichy – Aqualia Thermal Power Serum

Vichy – Aqualia Thermal Power Serum

I’m quite partial to a serum, especially when it promises super hydration. I have combination skin, and my forehead and cheeks can get very dry particularly in cold weather, so I’m always on the lookout for something that will rehydrate my skin. This Aqualia Thermal Power Serum from Vichy contains three hydrating sugars which helps to hold water inside the skin for up to 48 hours, thus helping prevent dehydration. Skin is composed of 70% water and it’s the body’s barrier between you and the environment. Over the course of the day your skin can lose water, and dehydration can cause small wrinkles to appear and make skin start to look dull. I’ve been using Vichy Aqualia Thermal Power Serum for around 2 weeks now, applying it at night before I go to bed. It’s a white milky serum with a gentle floral scent and you only need one squirt to cover the whole face. You apply it before your regular moisturiser and it feels silky on your skin, it’s...

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Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Bath & Body, Skincare | 6 comments

La Roche-Posay – Thermal Spring Water

La Roche-Posay – Thermal Spring Water

I was going to publish this post next week, but given the amazingly hot, sunny weather we’ve been having over the last few days I thought I’d better bring it forward and tell you about it now, as this Thermal Spring Water from La Roche-Posay has been a godsend this week. Thermal Spring Water is just basically water in a spray can…. but it’s natural spring water which is rich in selenium and other minerals that are beneficial for the skin, and as it’s just water it’s suitable for all skin types, even very sensitive skin. I’ve been keeping mine in the fridge then using it on my face and wrists when I feel like I’m overheating. It gives a nice spritz that evenly coats the skin in a fine mist of water, and it’s so lovely and chilled that it cools me right down. You could also use it in place of a toner after cleansing your face – La Roche-Posay recommend spraying it onto your face then...

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