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Filorga Skin Absolute Anti-ageing Night Cream

#BeautyCrush: Filorga Skin Absolute Anti-ageing Night Cream

I think I may have just found THE ultimate night cream!! And believe I’ve tried quite a few…. but this one is something else.

The Filorga Skin Absolute Anti-ageing Night Cream was developed by French skin ageing specialist, Filorga,  a leading provider of anti-ageing solutions for medical practices and general consumers. They must know their drill so sounds good to me!

The claim:

Skin Absolute in an elegant packaging is powered by the brown seaweed and the meteorite extract which gives the night cream a unique black lacquered texture and is clinically proven to deliver remarkable results after 45 nights. To facilitate the anti-ageing process, the botox-like active ingredient penetrates beneath the skin surface and work continuously through the night to relax facial muscles that results in smoother and tighter skin overtime.

Well listen, I’m no expert BUT, to have tried it for now about 2 months, I can tell you that I love it! I apply it directly after washing and drying my skin (no serum) and usually wake up to a very smooth, relaxed canvas. I don’t really suffer from deep wrinkles (yet!) but it does even out the little dehydration lines I usually get on my forehead.

Plus the packing is super luxurious and the cream smells delicious! Oh and yes, it is black! Not that you’d see it once it’s applied but I just think it’s so cool 😉

Filigree skin care products can be found online at basharacare.com.

Give it a try and let me know what you think!

Sarah Chapman Spot Stickers

#BeautyCrush: Spot on treatment from Sarah Chapman

Not the most glamorous of topics I grant you BUT one that is mega important never the less. We all get that nasty little zit that just shows up when we least expect it (and always at the worst time e.i: before a date) right?! Well, when that happens, DO NOT PANIC!

Reach out for these magic little Spot Stickers from Sarah Chapman. They’ll have you looking spot-free in no time.

All you need to do is clean off the area, pat dry, apply the sticker directly onto the affected area, go to sleep. Remove the sticker in the morning and you’re good to go! Should be gone in 1 or 2 days max!

Oh and they come with a lovely little pouch to keep them safe and to carry them around discreetly ;).

I ordered these from my favourite beauty website (net-a-porter.com).

You’re welcome!

Summer Fragrance Edit

#PerfumeCrush: The Summer Fragrance Edit

Since I’ve moved to the Middle East I’ve become obsessed with smelling good! Must have something to do with the way the Emiratis always smell so so good with oud-packed lingering scents… I just love it!

And so my personal tastes in perfumes has kind of changed towards deeper, stronger and more ‘oud-y’ ones as you can tell from my top 5 fragrances for this Summer!

Splash Love for Her

Bath & Body Works Dark Kiss

Valentino Oud Assoluto

Elie Saab L’Eau Couture

Chanel Coco Noir

If you’ve recently been loving a particular perfume, please do tell as I’m always looking for new ones!

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#BeautyCrush: Current star products

For my first skincare post in what seems like ages, I thought I’d share my current favourite skincare bits. I’ve been using these for over 3 months now and absolutely love them!

Here we go:

Sephora Liquid Moisturizing Skin Concentrate – a toner/serum/concentrate all in one?! Love the concept. Applied with a cotton pad, easy peasy lemon squeazy. Moisturised and glowy looking skin in no time!

Sephora Radiance Cleansing Foam – Does a great job cleasing my skin without over drying it. You do need to use an oil-based cleanser to remove heavy make-up first though but as a morning cleanser, it’s a great product and a total bargain!

Le Jour De Chanel – I did splurge a bit on this one. I kind of liked the idea of treating my skin to something a little special. I bought it back in December, have used it every single morning since and I still have loads left! Besides, it does somehow make my skin look good! Hefty price but worth every $$$!!

The Body Shop Vitamine E Overniight Serum-in-Oil – Believe I’ve tried quite a few overnight oils, mainly because I’m lazy and really like the idea of applying just one product before hitting my pillow. And from all of those I’ve tried, this one is by far my favourite one! And it helps that it is one of the cheapest ;). Not too greasy, smells really good and I usually wake up to really really good skin. Like seriously. Try it!

Elizabeth Arden Visible Different Moiturising Eye Cream – I recently went through a bit of a phase where i wasn’t getting as much sleep as I would have liked which left me with nasty little lines under the eyes so I went on the internet, got googling and opted to try this one out! A fab product! Love love it. No more lines, no puffiness and no shadows. BAM!

Right, I hope I’ve inspired you to try one or a few of these amazing products. If I have, please do tell! Would love to hear your thoughts!

Shall we talk make-up next?! For real.

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#BeautyCrush: Wake up to beautiful skin!

We all know our skin is at its most reception when it’s asleep. Well brands know it too and were quick to introduce products that promise smooth & even skin by the time you open your eyes the next day!

I, too, jumped on that bandwagon and decided to give moisturising overnight masks a test run. I picked 2 of them. The first one, the Origins Drink-Up Intensive Overnight Mask which seems to be the most blogged about and then, The FaceShop Seaweed Moisturizing Pack. Here are my thoughts! Read on:

Origins Drink-Up Intensive Overnight Mask, GBP23

As mentioned, the Origins mask is one of the most famous ones when it comes to overnight moisturising masks. I read tons of review on it and for the most part they were really good ones!  To have tried it over a few months, I can say that I really like it! It makes your skin sooo soft and radiant. It is however super rich and it does leave you with a shiny sticky face. It’s not so much of an issue though but just saying!

TheFaceShop Seaweed Moisturizing Pack

A recent discovery this mask is my favourite of the two. A light gel-like texture that does not leave me shining like a disco ball, it still deeply hydrates my skin and I usually wake up to evened, smoothed out tone! A cheaper alternative too!

Have you tried any overnight masks? Which ones! Tell me all :)