Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Everyday Essentials

I'm a low maintenance kinda girl,  I tend to find beauty essentials I love & stick with them -
I do mix it up now and again, but predominantly the product is the same, 
just the brand that changes.

I use my Clarisonic three times a week when I am being good with a cheap Aldi Facewash. When not using the Clarisonic I use Kiehl's Facecare - my love of which I've documented here - facial wash, followed by pore minimiser & finishing with moisturiser.

Body care
I'm currently using Sanctuary Spa Orange Bar, followed by their moisturiser
but at weekend I use my REN Moroccan Rose Otto bodywash & oil 
(my secret feel special treat!)

During the day I tend not to wear scent. If I am going out wearing perfume 
I will shower in non-scented Sanex.

Tanned Limbs
This year I am tanned but if I wasn't my go to is Dove. 
I tried Natio before my holiday which smelt deliciously of tangerine and cinnamon, 
good enough to eat ;-) and gave a natural glow

Cheap and cheerful, followed by Moroccan oil on the ends, a spritz of 
L'oreal Salt Spray and a blast with a hairdryer and I'm good to go!!

Love Opi Polish - I have these in a few colours but tend to stick to the same one and buy 
similar colours of a different brand - only the toes.....

My everyday desert island product is mascara. Currently Avon which I'm quite impressed by but really want to try  Benefit They're Real - currently the UK number 1 mascara.
I always wear a tinted moisturiser as I really can't stand the feeling of foundation on my face. The Kiehl's one pictured has an SPF of 50 too.
To add some colour to my very pale skin it's the infamous Bobbi Brown in Powder Pink.

It has got to be The White Company Blanc Handcream which I totally adore. 
I slather it on as I leave for work and spend my journey breathing in the scent....
it has become a calming, soothing ritual that I look forward to!!! 
If I could afford to have one in every room I would!

Habitual wearer of lipcare - one in nearly every bag, pocket, drawer.....
Absolute favourite Burt's Bees Natural Lipcare!

Home Scent
Got to be  Neom Candles - light whilst getting ready for a night out! ;-)

I hope you've enjoyed this post - I enjoyed putting it together!
What are your must have products?


  1. Yes I did love this post! I love seeing what products other people use x

    1. Aaahh, thank you Sharron. I enjoy seeing what other people use too! X

  2. I LOVE Ren, OPI and have been loving the Benefit mascara too. I have used every mascara that has been made and my favourite is YSL false lash effect but, the Benefit one is now joint first !! Have tried all of the tanning body lotions and find that they come off on the towel { and we have white towels !! } …. do you find that ? Even Decleor does it …… perhaps it's me !!
    I do often wonder if I'm being taken for a ride with beauty products but, I'm using some of the Omorovicza products and find that they seem to work a bit. At 63 I haven't got lots of wrinkles but have got a bit jowely {!!} and it seems to help a bit. I can never look 20 again but they are a bit less pronounced.
    BUT …… my favourite product of all has been Revitalash. At £50ish it's pretty expensive but, it lasts a long while and my eyelashes are so long now that I have to stop using it for a while and just use it now and again. { I don't always tell people about it …… it's my little secret !! } XXXX

    1. Jackie - I believe you too when you say you have tried every mascara ever made!!
      I have white towels, don't seem to be affected by the gradual tan....
      I'm 45 - and jowely!!! Going to check out the Omorovicza products - every bit of help ;-0
      Thank you for dropping by and sharing your secrets, XX

  3. Great post. I also love Kiehls and ren products.

    1. Hi Inge, Thanks for dropping by, with Kiehl's and Ren a little goes a long way, worth the money. Happy weekend, XX