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Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 in Bath & Body | 1 comment

Yves Rocher – Cocoa & Pistachio Nut Hand Cream

Yves Rocher – Cocoa & Pistachio Nut Hand Cream

I received this Cocoa & Pistachio Nut Hand Cream from Yves Rocher in my November Glossybox and tried it out straight away. It’s part of Yves Rocher’s ‘Collection Cacao’ range, which is made up of a variety of body and skincare products that all pair cocoa with another ingredient, for example Cocoa & Raspberry Sparkling Shower Gel. This Cocoa & Pistachio Nut Hand Cream is a lovely light white-coloured cream with a nice cocoa-y scent. It’s pretty much a budget product, but it doesn’t feel like it when you are massaging it into your hands. It leaves behind a lovely warm scent, if you like the fragrances of cocoa, vanilla or shea butter then I think you would love this. Being a jewellery designer my hands get a pretty tough time so I go through quite a lot of hand cream, and I have already been using this Yves Rocher product for a few days as it feels so nourishing. I think the packaging looks quite nice on this...

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Posted by on Nov 18, 2013 in Makeup, Skincare | 1 comment

Glossybox – November 2013

Glossybox – November 2013

The theme of this month’s Glossybox is ‘The Glossy Wishlist’, I think the idea is that these are products you might want to add to your Christmas list (although if you’ve just received them in your Glossybox then there’s no need!). There are four full-sized products this month which is great, although in my opinion the choices aren’t particularly luxurious, and another Glossybox magazine too… So, now onto the products…. The first product is a full-sized Cocoa & Pistachio Nut Hand Cream from Yves Rocher. I tried this out as soon as I opened my Glossybox and it has a lovely rich, creamy scent perfect for Winter. It’s pretty much a budget product though and is priced at £1.95 for a 75ml tube. The next product is a full-sized tube of Dry Skin Exfoliator from footcare specialists Scholl. I’m not generally into footcare products and this certainly isn’t the luxurious sort of beauty product I would be adding to my Christmas list! I would have perhaps expected to see...

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