This post is just so you can get to know me a little better and hopefully I can introduce you to some new products! I love reading these types of posts as I can relate to people’s skin and hair condition and check out products I probably would never have found myself! So without further ado …

What I am using at the moment:


1. Hair
Shampoo: Pantene Pro-V Repair and Protect
Conditioner: Pantene Pro-V Repair and Protect
Conditioning Masque:Tresemme Breakage Defence Restructuring Treatment Masque (1 to 2 times a week)
Treatments:Aussie Miracle Recharge Insurance Leave-in
Herbal Essences Beautiful Ends Split End Protection Cream
Lee Stafford Hair Growth Leave-in Treatment
Styling: Tony&Guy Sea Salt Texturising Spray(great for the get out of bed and go hair)
Vo5 Heat Protect Styling Spray
Vo5 Plump It Up Volume Mousse
Dry Shampoo: Batiste Dry Shampoo in Tropical
Hairspray: Vo5 High Volume Hairspray
Hairbrush: Tangle Teezer (my holy grail product)

I dye my hair and as it has bleach in it, my hair can be become brittle and damaged. I like to use strengthening/repairing products to give my hair its best chance, I find these not only smell great but really help my hair. I try not to curl/straighten/blow dry my hair often and will now only do this if I have an occasion. I find this change was best to keep my hair healthy.

2. Face and Body
Face Wash: 
Nivea Gentle Cleansing Cream Wash
Body Wash: Depends what season we are in, for Spring/Summer I’d either use Soap and Glory Sugar Crush or The Body Shop Strawberry. In the Autumn/Winter, I’d go for Soap and Glory Rich and Foamous or a Christmas scented one like Avon’s Sugar Plum and Vanilla or The Body Shop Christmas range.
Exfoliator: 
Anything by Soap and Glory; Pulp Friction, Flake Away, Sugar Crush Body Scrub, Smoothie Star Breakfast Scrub.
I find their products are so soft and gentle on my skin and the smells are incredible. I will not go for any other brand when it comes to exfoliation.
Body Moisturiser: Either Nivea Refreshingly Soft Moisturising Cream or Soap and Glory Smoothie Star Lightly Whipped Body Cream.
Face Moisturiser: Always Nivea, usually their Rich Moisturising Day and Night Cream
Deodorant:
 Nivea Pearl and Beauty
Cleanser: No7 Soft and Soothed Gentle Cleanser
Toner: No7 Soft and Soothed Gentle Toner

For my full Cleanse, Tone and Moisturise routine visit my blog post here.


3. Makeup
Primer: Nivea Excess Hydration Primer
I find using a hydration primer is the best as it helps keep your make up on all day while hydrating your skin.
Concealer: Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer in the shade 1-Fair
Foundation: Either Rimmel Match Perfection in the shade Ivory or a little more pricey No7 Beautifully Matte Foundation in the shade Warm Vanilla
Powder: 
Rimmel Clear Complexion Powder in the shade Translucent
Blusher: 
Max Factor Crème Puff Blusher in the shade 15-Seductive Pink
Bronzer: 
Benefit Hoola Bronzer (This is perfect for a natural looking all year glow)
Highlighter: 
Collection Speedy Highlighter in the shade 1-Pearl Sheen
Contouring: 
Seventeen Divine & Conquer Contour Kit
Eye Brows: 
Collection Eyebrow Kit in Blonde and Collection Eyebrow Definer in the shade 3-Blonde
Eyeshadow: 
Urban Decay Naked Palette 2 & 3
Eyeliner: 
Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Pencil in the shade Demolition
Mascara: 
Mac Zoom Lash Mascara
Lipliner: 
Barry M Lip Liner in the shade Blush
Lipstick: 
Collection Matte Lip Butter in the shade 01-Marshmallow Pink (I’m loving bright matte lips at the moment!)
Lip Gloss: 
Soap and Glory Sexy Mother Pucker in the shade Spun Sugar

When it comes to brushes, I am very loyal and tend to stick to the one brand … Real Techniques.

Concealer Brush: Real Techniques Pointed Foundation Brush
Foundation Brush: 
Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge/Buffing Brush
Powder Brush: 
Real Techniques Powder Brush
Blush Brush: Real Techniques Blush Brush
Contour Brush: 
Real Techniques Sculpting Brush
Bronzer Brush: 
Retractable Bronzer Brush
Highlighter Brush: 
Real Technique Fan Brush
Eyeshadow Brush: 
Real Techniques Shading and Setting Brush
Eyebrow Brush: 
Real Techniques Brow Brush
Eyelash Curler: 
Charlotte Tilbury Life Changing Lashes

Hope this allowed you to get to know me better! What products are you using at the moment? Let me know what great products are out there for dry skin!

R x

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