Thursday, 7 August 2014

Skincare Routine of the Morning Variety!

Bonjour!

Been a while since I did a Skincare Routine post so here goes with the current morning line-up.  In an ideal world I would have snapped this pic together with rays of early morning sunshine streaming in but I took it in the evening and was losing the light ... as you can see ... the realities of blogging ...!

A picture of my Morning Skincare Routine Products

Balance Me Pure Skin Face Wash - still a firm favourite for my morning cleanse. The zingy aroma is a real treat on bleary-eyed mornings (I have a lot of those!) - the face wash cleans and softens skin gently with no tight-kite feeling! Full review here.

Elemis Tri-Enzyme Resurfacing Facial Wash - this is a product I dip in and out of from time to time whenever I feel my skin needs 'that little bit of extra' - it can be used on it's own as a morning face wash or in addition to your existing cleanser - full review to follow.

Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant - a super-fine exfoliating powder.  It can be used daily but I use every couple of days to gently polish away dead skin cells on the old kite without any of that scratchy stuff going on - love it!

Organic Surge Orange Flower Toner - I was lucky enough to win this in a giveaway held by my lovely young blogging buddy Sasha from Ramblings of a Beauty Bird. I didn't think anything would drag me away from my beloved Liz Earle Instant Boost and granted - you don't get the hit of the aroma that you do with Instant Boost but ... what a lovely hydrating product! It has a gentle orange flower scent - is suitable for sensitive skin, includes aloe vera (I love aloe vera), is free from the usual nasties and is a fantastic value for money at just £7.50/200ml - full details from Organic Surge here.

Gatineau DefiLift 3D Eye Contour Lift Cream - loving this in the morning. Gives a much welcome 'tightening effect' to my saggy/baggy eye area. Full review to follow.

Vichy Aqualia Thermal Serum - hooked on this one for hydration - think this is my third bottle. Full review here.

Olay Sensitive Day Fluid - something I picked up by chance in Boots as a 'back-up' moisturiser - it was literally a few pounds for this big bottle and works absolutely fine! I can slap on as much as I need over my serum, it absorbs easily, is light with no greasiness yet moisturises effectively. Bargain!

So that's my current routine ...evening to follow shortly.  Do you use any of these products?

Jen x



16 comments:

  1. I really fancy trying the Vichy Aqualia sounds like my kinda thing :) xx

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    1. It's definitely my thing Gail! xx

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  2. I might try that Olay sensitive day fluid Jenny....sounds great!
    ~Anne xx

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  3. I have all but the Olay on my list of ones to try, I especially love the sound of the Vichy Aqualia x
    Beautyqueenuk xx

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    1. I love my Vichy Aqualia Rachel! xx

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  4. I only use the Dermalogica and try to use daily. Good idea for a post, I might pinch it! x

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    1. Loving the Dermalogica Sharron! Pinch away! xx

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  5. Glad to hear you're liking the Organic Surge toner! I'm on my second bottle of it now. xx

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    1. It's going to be a repurchase - thanks again Sasha! xx

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  6. I love the Dermalogica too. Actually I love all of their products xx

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    1. Not tried many of their products but it's on on my list of things to do Donna! xx

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  7. Ooo'h Iike you I have occasional eczema flare ups, mostly not on my face luckily, but occasionally I will get small spots on my face, and always panic a little as to what to use? I am a big fan of the No7 Protect and Perfect serum, but on my third tube and I think I need a change.........I don't seem to be looking 10 years younger anymore!!? I will definitely try your recommendation for the Vichy Serum, and it's cheaper than the No7 one too! Thanks Helen xx

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    1. It's great for hydration Helen! xx

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  8. This reminds me to get the daily microfoliant back into everyday routine, love the stuff! Still want to try more Vichy

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  9. Oh Jenny! You put my cleanse, tone & moisturise with the 3 same products to shame! My Aunty swears by Olay & has used it for years & looks great! Ax

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