It's a known fact that sadly, nothing excites me more than a bit of new skincare. I would actually happily trade in 99% of my make up and beauty paraphernalia for a good dose of skin wizardry.
The latest bits to enter my routine are a cult favourite and an unexpected wonder.
It's been raved about constantly and has always caught my attention. I must admit when the first whisperings started a year or so ago it all sounded a bit faddy and dare I say it, like a cheap bottle of poppers you'd get from a 'herbal high' stall at a festival. Just putting it out there...
The reason for jumping on to the Liquid Gold train was the pressing need for a liquid exfoliant. Despite my skin looking acceptable, under closer inspection (read evil magnifying mirror) it looked congested, bumpy and red. I won't go too deep into the science but it's a glycolic acid based liquid exfoliant (we're not messing around here) that will lower the PH of your skin and plump and decongest your skin. Once or Twice a week is plenty. I've used it about four times now and it does tingle, but I like it. I love a good tingle.
My other gel cleanser ran out, this was in a deal with the Alpha H. I went for it. It's a lovely light cream cleanser that's perfect for getting a really clean feel after I've used a balm. I've been using this in the morning to give my skin a quick cleanse. It's lovely.
I wasn't sure what to expect when I opened the box, but it's knocked the socks off my current NUXE serum. Not only is it packed full of Green Tea, Co-Enzyme Q10, Aloe & Rose Damask, it smells amazing. So if none of that means anything to you, have a sniff and you'll be in love. The pipette application is a welcome novelty and feels very medicinal. More importantly, it feels soothing on the skin and definitely perks it up. If I apply this at night I wake up in the morning with a 'glow' that isn't usually there. It's a winner.
Are you a skincare-holic too?
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