Skincare

Summer Soft Skin: Top 5 Body Butters!♥

Hi Beauties. ☼

Sorry I haven’t posted this weekend, but it’s been a busy one. Although I’ve been off work, its been lovely weather so I’ve been making to most of it & soaking up the sun 🙂

As it’s summer now, I tend to get dry skin (well my body anyway), so I like to moisturise it every other day or so! I’m going to share with you my top 5 body butter picks from my least favourite to my absolute favourite…

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5. Vaseline – Intensive Rescue Moisture Locking Body Lotion. This is a very intense moisturiser, as the name would suggest. It retails at £4.99, which in my eyes is pretty cheap as this is a huge 400ml bottle. I tend to just use this when my legs are feeling particularly dry as it instantly makes them soft & smooth again, especially as it’s unfragranced I know it won’t irritate!! 🙂

I would give this moisturiser a 4/5, it does what it says on the bottle! I definitely recommend it for those with dry, sensitive skin or anyone who needs a good intense moisturiser! It’s only my least fave as it doesn’t have a scent & is pretty boring! (haha).

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4. Avon Naturals – Cherry Blossom Moisturising Body Whip.I actually really enjoy this body moisturiser, it does moisturise well & smells absolutely gorgeous. It is a nice silky consistency & almost leaves your skin with a little glow. I don’t know how much this was as it was a present, but I doubt it’d be over £5.

I give this body whip a 4/5, just because it does the job but it’s not the best I’ve tried.

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3. Garnier – Summerbody Moisturising Lotion Sun-kissed Look. I really like this moisturiser, it has a hint of tanning agent in it so after it develops & has sunk in fully it leaves a lovely glow to the skin. It really does moisturise the skin, I used this the other night & when I woke my skin felt as soft as a babies & had a lovely glow. To see a full review click here.

I’d give this moisturiser a 4.5/5. It is a great moisturiser/gradual tanner, it just leaves a bit of a tanning smell (albeit not half as bad as others!)

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2. Soap & Glory – Sugar Crush.OH MY GOSH. I just can’t get over this smell, it smells amazing, mouthwateringly amazing (literally!!), if you haven’t smelt it, you NEEDto!! Anyway, this is actually a great moisturiser, it ticks all the boxes in that it moisturises the body, absorbs fast & smells heavenly. This is only a little sized one but you can get the big tub for £10.50.

I give this a 5/5 it’s everything I want in a moisturiser. You can’t go wrong with it 🙂

AND THE WINNER IS…

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1. The Body Shop – Strawberry Body Butter. If you read my other post I mentioned this in, you’d know I LOOOOVE the smell of it. It reminds me of Calpol, yes the medicine, haha! It’s lush 🙂 As well as smelling fab, it does an amazing job at moisturising, it leaves my skin feeling gorgeous. It’s just a shame it’s £13 a tub, which is quite expensive for a moisturiser to me!

I definitely recommend this body butter & give it a 5/5, just go try it & see for yourself 🙂

I hope you’ve enjoyed this post. Let me know what your fave body moisturisers are, I’m always wanting to try more 🙂 xo

Lots of Love Natasha ❤

Skincare

6. Garnier Summerbody: Project 10 Pan!♥

Hi beauties. ☼

The sun is out & we all want that beautiful sun-kissed look, but living in the UK means it can’t always be achieved naturally! So the search is on for that perfect fake tanner! Well beauties, you’ll be happy to know. I think I may have found it…

What is this miracle product I hear you asking?

It’s the Garnier Body Summerbody Moisturising Lotion.

What Garnier claim:

A moisturising lotion for a sun-kissed look, with natural extract of Apricot. Effective 12 hour moisturisation which gradually builds a tan.

Do I agree with these claims? Yes, I do! This gradual tanner definitely gives great moisturisation to the skin, when I use this (usually on a night) I find my skin is left feeling super soft & hydrated all day long! Unlike other gradual tanners this doesn’t smell too bad, the scent does actually resemble apricot. However, this kind of goes once the product is applied onto the skin & starts to develop! The longer the product is left on the skin the more it develops that fake tan/apricot-y smell, to me this isn’t a bad smell. I don’t think we can ever get away from that fake tan smell so at least this isn’t too strong (it smells better than other tanners I’ve used!!)

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How does it work?

This is a gradual tanner so it is obviously meant to be built up. If your skin is naturally fair, go for the light shade & if your skin is naturally darker then go for the deep! Each shades are developed specifically with fair/dark skin tones in mind, the lotion contains a hint of tanner which gradually builds up a natural, even looking tan!

Do I need to prep my skin?

No, prepping your skin is not essential. This is not a ‘fake tan’ so you don’t need to exfoliate & moisturise to get an even looking tan! The fact that this is a moisturiser with a hint of tanner means it won’t cling to dry patches as the moisturiser in the product will hydrate the areas that need it while leaving you with a sun-kissed glow. I usually make sure to apply this to clean skin (just after a shower/bath) on a night, why on a night? This takes a good few hours to develop so it seems like the most sensible idea. When you wake up you’ll look like a goddess!!

Have you tried this product?What did you think of it?– let me know your thoughts in the comments below 😀

Thank you all for reading number 6 of my project 10 pan reviews. I hope you’re enjoying these reviews & if you’d like to know more about this product then please comment below or contact me through any of my social media websites (links below). xo

Lots of Love Natasha ❤

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May Glossybox: Superdrug 50 years special!♥

Hi beauties. ☼

This months Glossybox was in collaboration with Superdrug for the summer beauty edit to celebrate 50 years of the high street store Superdrug! As this is a collaboration with Superdrug they have included ALL products you’d find in Superdrug stores. To me this is brilliant as it means they’re all affordable & easy to find to repurchase! 🙂

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As always, this months Glossybox came beautifully packaged. Staying within the Superdrug theme the front of the box has a huge ’50’ on the front in pink & gold, it also carries the pink & gold theme on through to the packaging on the inside, with pink tissue paper & gold ribbon! This adds a gorgeous, feminine touch to the box which feels extra special since it’s a themed edition. Glossybox NEVER fails to make you feel special with its luxurious packaging & tailored-to-you products!

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Here are the products I received in this months box:

  1. Rimmel London Scandaleyes Retro Glam Mascara (full size) – I am super excited to try this mascara out, it has a curved wand, which is also pretty big, the formula looks ultra black & if the results are anything like it claims this should be a FAB mascara.
  2. B. Sheer Conditioning Lipstick – ‘B.’ is quite a new brand in Superdrug, so I’m happy to see this product in here as I haven’t yet tried anything from this brand. This is a moisturising lipstick, it claims to have the coverage of a lipstick but still giving your lips a soft sheen. I got the colour caramel which is a ‘your lips but better’ shade.
  3. GOSH Cosmetics Velvet Touch Eyeliner – I’m probably most excited about this product, as you all know I love the GOSH Velvet Touch Primer, so I’m hoping for VERY good things from this. It claims to be a smudge-proof yet nourishing eyeliner, well we’ll see about that!!
  4. Superdrug Large Doughnut Ring – I love doughnut rings, they make putting your hair into a bun so much easier!
  5. 2True PRO 3D Candy Nail Art – I’ve wanted to try something like this for a while, so I’m glad this was in my Glossybox. They’re little beads which you can use to decorate your nails, I have the black ones but I’m sure they do them in plenty of other colours 🙂
  6. As well as those 5 amazing products I received two extra samples, the first is a sample of the Ghost Eclipse Perfume – This is a very beautiful fragrance, it smells very fresh and fruity, which is what I LOVE in a perfume! I think glossybox may just have found me a new perfume to add to my collection!!
  7. The second sample is the Garnier Oil Beauty Body Lotion – I haven’t yet tried it but I’ve had Garnier moisturisers in the past & have never been disappointed, so I’m hoping for good things with this 🙂

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If you would like to see a review of any of these products then let me know. I’ll obviously make sure I’ve tested it well before writing a review as I want to give you an honest opinion! But if you’d like a review on anything I’m definitely willing to do it for you 🙂

Have you received this months glossybox? If so, what products did you receive? – Comment below! ❤

Lots of Love Natasha ♥

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