Collosol Eau De Lait Review

France is known for many things and luxury skincare is one of them. Collosol Water milk cleanser is a cult classic among many and it’s finally available in the UK. I had never heard of this brand but I was very excited when I saw it on the gram many months ago. I was sent one for review and I decided to test it out straight away.

Collosol Eau De Lait (water milk) cleanser gently cleanses and removes makeup. It promises velvet and smooth skin with no oily residue. It also promises the benefits of a cleansing milk and micellar water to leave the skin comfortable, purified and moisturised. There’s no need to rinse afterwards

Experience

I received the 100ml size of the cleanser and used it every night as a 1st cleanser. It lasted just over a week. I experienced no irritation from the cleanser. The scent is a delicate powdery scent, whilst it’s very pleasant, the scent is potent and lingers. The texture of this is literally like water. I did see some sold particles but it’s nothing that scratched my skin or anything.

The Water milk feels extremely gentle on the skin and I am very impressed on how effective it is at cleansing the skin. It removes makeup, dirt and grime easily without stripping my skin. I have used this with cotton pads and my makeup remover cloth but I prefer the cotton pads as it’s much easier to use. Whilst they say there is no need to rinse afterwards, I do always go in with a second cleanse in my PM routine. This rinses away clean, not that it leaves a residue on the skin anyway.

Verdict

Is the Collosol Water Milk effective? Yes! This cleanser is very effective against makeup and daily dirt and grime. The cleanser leaves my skin feeling clean and not stripped. I did really like this as a 1st cleanser in my routine. Collosol has a strong powdery scent. It’s pleasant but if you don’t like fragrance in you products you may not like this one. The packaging makes this easy to use.

If balms/oils are not your thing, this is a very good alternative for a first cleanser. It’s very similar to a micellar water but provides better cleansing than some micellar waters on the market.

Collosol Eau De Lait 100ml is £9.50 on Feelunique

Love Micellar water? check out my micellar water recommendations

Gifted product

Monthly Empties Challenge- April Empties

April is my favourite month because it’s my birthday month! I had an amazing day and thank you to everyone who wished me well! I managed to add another 32 empties to my challenge so let’s see what I finished!

Skincare/makeup

Nip Fab Cleansing Fix– this tub has been going for a while! It’s so effective at removing makeup and I used it as a 1st cleanse in my routine. Full review on my Instagram. Optimum Bedtime Cleansing balm*– a good drugstore balm and a good starter balm. You guys know how I feel about the BodyShop Vitamin C mist, I have a review here. The Ordinary MAP (probably my 10th tube of this stuff!) Estee Lauder Micro Cleansing foam– a full review will be up soon! Missha Essence SPF 45– I have a full review and demo here. Nivea Moisture Mousse SPF50– full review here and amazing I should add. Some by Mi- AHA BHA PHA Miracle Cream– I have a full review here. Some By Mi AHA BHA PHA serum– this came as part of the starter set from Some By Mi. this was nice for hydrating the skin but the tea tree oil extract left it looking slightly oily. It felt soothing and non-irritating. It’s not what I got it for but I wouldn’t mind repurchasing later. Your Good Skin SPF 30– I have the brand review here. Garnier Moisture Bomb Sheet Mask– of course, I need to throw a sheet mask in somewhere lol. Primark Cleansing Wipes. The Ordinary Niacinamide serum– because it’s that time of year. Alpha H Clear Skin Daily Facewash– it has a strong tea tree scent so I couldn’t do my 60 secs cleansing method. It didn’t prevent breakouts- saw a few pimples here and there. It doesn’t foam much but its effective cleanser- breaks through oil residue and leaves the skin feeling clean. It washes off easily leaves skin feeling refreshed similar to how it feels when you drink water after chewing mint gum. Some By Mi AHA BHA PHA cleansing bar– this is an amazing cleansing bar! I have a full review coming soon. Estee Lauder- Advanced night eye cream– this is a sample size which actually lasted for 3 months! It’s a very nice luxury eye cream, it wasn’t too heavy for my eye area and it left hydrated and more even toned. Elf Beautifully Sheer pressed powder– one of my fav pressed powders! It works really well to set foundation without adding a lot of colour or looking cakey. I have had this for a long time and I have just finished it I have a backup already!

Peter Thomas Roth Cucumber Detox Mask (green) & Blue Marine Algae Hydrating Mask -I got this in the Meet your Mask kit and another tube in my advent calendar (cucumber mask) and the blue algae came in the set. I was very excited to try PTH out as I heard great things about the masks. These masks were honestly underwhelming. I thought they were great at first probably because I was very excited but after using them a bit more they are just ok. The cucumber mask I like better because it is hydrating and soothing. The Blue Algae mask has shimmer! I hate gimmicky Instagram skincare so I do not understand why the mask has shimmer in it! Again it was ok to use, slightly hydrating but soothing on the skin. To be totally honest the descriptions of the mask sound very similar, they all mention: hydrating refreshing, calming, detoxing etc. each tube lasted about 2-3 sessions. The full price is a lot and I do not think they are worth it.

Yes to Grapefruit Vitamin C glow-boosting Mud Mask*– rubbish. This mask did not do anything! The package is way too big for the amount of product you get. I had to scoop it out with my fingers because it was stuck inside the packet. It didn’t make a difference to my skin

Hair

Ecostyler Black Castor & flaxseed oil gel– I tried this when I finished my olive oil gel. I have a full review on this soon. Ikoo Thermal Treatment wrap*– this promises to detox and balance the hair. It’s not really a wrap, it’s more of a shower cap with conditioner in it that you put on.  As expected, the product didn’t do much to my hair and it also didn’t fit properly. I used this as a pre-poo. This isn’t something I would see in store and purchase for myself: it’s not marketed for me and I’m not really interested in it. Palmers Natural Fusion Chia seed mask*– this is the latest collection from Palmers, unfortunately, didn’t impress me as much as I thought. My hair was ok and I felt like didn’t make a huge difference! I have another pack of this so I will test it again and bring you a full review. Coco & Eve like a virgin hair mask– I got this in an advent calendar and again it’s not the type of product I would get in store. It didn’t make a difference, it didn’t provide enough slip for detangling. I’m not disappointed because I really wasn’t expecting anything from this for my hair texture! Crème of nature conditioner– I dyed my wig and this conditioner came in the box

Bodycare

You guys know how much I love body scrubs (as its spring/summer I will do a recommendations post soon) I finished another tub of Flakeaway Body Polish from Soap & Glory– this will forever be in rotation! A new body scrub I have also finished is Scrubz of London Strawberry body scrub*– I will do a full review soon! I loved the Ahava Dead Sea mineral hand cream a friend got for me from Israel and I also finished the Crabtree & Evelyn Goatmilk & Oat hand cream*. I have heard a lot about Crabtree & Evelyn and their hand creams and after trying this out I totally get it! It’s nourishing and actually softens the hands without an oily residue! Derma Organics Chestnuts & brown sugar buttercream*– I got this sample size from an event I attended but it managed to last me about 2 weeks. First off this smells amazing although it’s one of those scents that can get sickly after a while because it’s so sweet! This shea butter mix is quite solid inside so I had to warm in my hands first before I could spread it. I didn’t really like that because buttercreams are meant to be creamy and easy to spread. It hasn’t got too much oil in it so it didn’t feel heavy or leave oily residue however I think it was ok at moisturising my skin. Boots Extra Strength nail polish remover– extra strengthen at ben rubbish lol. It was just ok. Finally a sample size of Juicy Couture Bowdacious perfume*. I loved this as an everyday scent and I will be looking to get the full size soon!

Empties for April done! This month started slow and I really thought I would not make my empties target this month! This post is quite late as I went on holiday at the end of the month( posts coming soon!)

*- gifted

Total so far- 119/400

 

 

Pixi Rose Tonic Review

 

Before we get into today’s post, I just want to wish you guys a very MERRY CHRISTMAS! I hope your day goes well and its filled with lots of love, food etc etc etc. Righty so let’s get into today’s review( and if you have received this product as one of your gifts what great timing right?)

Pixi is the brand behind the iconic Glow Tonic, the glycolic based toner a lot of people love including myself. The Rose Tonic was launched last year and it is quite different from Glow Tonic, the main question is can it stand out in the shadow of the Glow Tonic?

Rose Tonic is formulated with rose hydrosol to hydrate, soothe and calm skin after cleansing. It is rich in nutrients to help replenish and refresh the skin

Experience

I needed a new morning toner (I don’t use acid based toners in the AM) so I decided to try the Rose Tonic from Pixi (and also because it was on offer in Boots and I had enough points to get it for free). I got the 100ml bottle which has lasted a little over 2 weeks.

I really like the Rose Tonic for what it claims. I find the toner very gentle and soothing and it’s perfect for the mornings. I have also used this in the evenings, following an acid mask or when I am using Retinols or acid serums. It leaves my skin hydrated and soothed.

Verdict

I really like this toner and I will definitely repurchase! The main difference between the Rose and Glow Tonics are: Glow tonic has AHA and this doesn’t so they won’t perform the same way. If you are after chemical exfoliation and brighter skin, Glow Tonic is your best choice. If you want hydrating, redness relief and calm, Rose Tonic is your choice.

I like them both and you can use both in the same routine as they target different skin issues. The best way to combine them in a single routine would be to use Rose Tonic in the AM and Glow Tonic in the PM

Rose Tonic starts from £10 available from Cult Beauty

 

Brand Review: NipFab

 

I have another brand review for you guys, today I am talking about the ever so popular brand, NipFab. I fell in love with their products about 2 years ago after trying their Glycolic Fix range. Since then I have used a LOT of their products so I decided to condense everything down and give you recommendations on where to slot them in your skincare routine!

Skincare collection

NipFab has a lot of skincare collections which they call ‘Fix’ and they relate to different skincare concerns. For instance, their Glycolic Fix range is for texture & uneven skin.

Toners– I have used many of their toner pads and love most of them. The Glycolic Fix Extreme has 5% AHA which is great for texture and sun damage (they also have a 2% toner pads and one for sensitive skin). I also Love the Dragon’s Blood Fix cleansing pads which cleanse and hydrate. Their Bee Venom pads are also great for hydration although I am not as crazy about them

Routine Step- after cleansing

Cleansers– Their Glycolic Fix Foaming pads are now my only travel face cleansers: they have 2% AHA and they save me a ton of space in my liquid allowance! I LOVE their Deep Cleansing Fix. This is a creamy balm which has multiple benefits. They are so effective at removing makeup and cleansing the skin without drying it out. Glycolic Fix Scrub– with 3% AHA and salicylic acid, they are great for reducing stubborn texture. It’s literally 1 of the 3 scrubs I use on my face and I use very sparingly!

Routine Step- scrub- 1-2 times a week or when needed. Pads & cleansing fix- 1st or 2nd Cleanser/makeup remover

Masks– I have tried 3 face masks from Nip and I love them all! The Bubble Sheet Mask Extreme 2% is a great sheet mask for travel and adding instant radiance to the skin. I also love the gel texture of the Glycolic Fix Instant Mask with 5% AHA. It leaves pores minimised and texture reduced. The Dragon’s Blood Plumping Mask has amino acids and adds hydration to the skin. The No Needle Fix Eye patches have to be one of the best eye patches I have ever used! First, it’s a single goggle mask that goes over the whole eyes and it plumps up the under eye area.

Routine Step- 2 to 3 times a week after cleansing. Rinse off after 10-15 mins. Eye patches- leave on for 10-15 mins, dont rinse off.

Serums/Creams– I have two serums from NipFab but I am yet to starting using the Glycolic Radiance Shot. I have been using the Glycolic Fix serum with 4% AHA. I haven’t been consistent with it enough for any real long-term benefits but it does seem it reduce pores. It also somehow feels sticky. I will report back after I finish the bottle. I used their Post Glycolic Fix SPF 30 moisturiser and was disappointed with it. I didn’t find it moisturising enough and it did leave a silver cast on my dark skin

Routine Step- Serums- after cleansing and toning. Cream after serums in the morning.

Makeup- Nip Fab have an extensive makeup range, I have tried their foundations which are nice although more shades are needed, they do have a shade darkener and lightener but I always find with these the undertones are completely off. I love their Stroboscopic Highlighter palette which looks amazing on dark skin tones and their Sculpted Eyeshadow palette which is an amazing neutral colours palette.

That’s all the stuff I have tried from NipFab! They have a huge collection and I hope this post has helped you decide which products to try first. I have a lot of reviews on my blog and flash reviews on my Instagram so make sure you follow me on there!

I absolutely love this brand and can’t wait to try some more stuff from them

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Olay Daily Facial in a Box Review

 

 

Olay Daily Facial in a Box is a dry cleansing cloth that is activated with water to remove makeup and cleanse the skin. I was very sceptical when I first came across this product when I was browsing Amazon (as I do) one late night (that pesky you may be interested in tab!). Anyway after watching a few (a lot) of YT videos I decided purchase one box to test out

Olay Daily Facial in a Box is a water-activated cloth with Vit E, grape seed extract and Olay moisture. It also provides some exfoliation action. It promises to remove makeup and cleanse the face, to leave it hydrated and refreshed whilst tightening pores

 

Experience

I have had these for a while down and I think I am down to my last 3 or 4. I use these for travel or at home as part of my quick & easy cleansing routine. I have tested these out both for makeup removal and a cleanser.

The dry cloth is activated by water and easily provides a rich lather which I was pleasantly surprised by. To remove makeup/cleanse, I simply use the cloth in circular motions all over my face, neck and chest, rinse and repeat till the cloth is no longer brown. Depending on how much makeup I am wearing, I would probably use 3 or 4 to do this. The scent is subtle but lovely and the cloth feels gentle on the skin. The water activated clothes are excellent for taking of foundation, mascara and even some liquid lipsticks. There is a small amount of residue left even after 4 clothes so I always use one final cloth as a face wash to complete the routine. My skin doesn’t feel as hydrated as Olay’s claims but it doesn’t feel stripped. I like the cloths because they have some salicylic acid in them but probably not enough to have a huge impact on the skin.

 

Verdict

The cloths became a go-to on lazy days and another travel companion in addition to my Nip Fab Glycolic Foaming pads (review on my Instagram). They are effective and produce a rich lather that cleanses the skin without stripping moisture. If I am not mistaken, they have one for different skin types.

You can find the Olay Daily Facial in a Box in stores like Superdrug, Boots although I find they are always sold out, tbh I have never seen them in store although there is shelf space for them. I bought mine on Amazon for £3.00 as an add-on item but it’s also available to purchase standalone

Olay is one of those skincare brands from the drugstore I have stayed away from for years because I had a bad reaction to one of their products YEARS ago! I think it was an eye cream for dark circles that gave me lots of rashes anyway I managed to stay away from them until now. I will be repurchasing soon and I am looking forward to giving Olay a second chance!

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Ultimate Empties Challenge – June

Hey hey, what’s good people?! we are officially halfway through 2018, this series and its summer! We are experiencing some very good weather here in the UK and it looks like it will last.

Anyway, my Ultimate Empties Challenge has come to an important milestone- its halfway through the challenge so I get to see how far I have come and how many more products I need to finish. I’m very happy to report I have seen a reduction in my products and my buying habits have also reduced! So

Les get into June’s empties then, I will link reviews and where to purchase

Cleansers & Toners

Nip Fab Glycolic Fix Foaming Pads – I LOVE these pads! Excellent for travel and they contain 2% AHA to retexturize the skin. I took these on holiday to Greece and honestly it was a lifesaver! I will definitely repurchase on my next trip to Superdrug! These are cleansing pads so they act like a face wash. Nip Fab Daily Fix Glycolic Pads– these are the travel size and again a staple in my routine. Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Miracle Hydrating Mist– another mist I have discovered and honestly love. This mist sprays in a fine mist, hydrates the skin and leaves it glowing. It didn’t clog my pores or leave my skin feeling sticky. It actually makes a difference.  I used it twice a day, morning & evening after toning.  Did I abuse this by over spraying? Yes. Will I repurchase? Yes! it’s a delicate scent which I found pleasant. I actually didn’t know if I would like this as I have only tried one other product from the Eight Hour range from Elizabeth Arden, the Eight Hour Cream and I HATED that. I am finally finished with the travel size Primark Gentle Cleansing Facial Wipes.

Face Masks, Sheet Masks, Eye Masks & a Lip Mask

Ultimate Empties Challenge – June

More Amazon sheet masks, from the Jluna brand, I used the Pomegranate, Vitamin C & Green Tea sheet masks. I really do like these masks. They basically do the same thing add moisture to the skin but I do notice the difference (albeit small) in scent. 2 more Tony Moly Eye patches– as I have mentioned before, these are ok but I do not like the size/design of them. I don’t enjoy using them so its taking me longer than I thought to finish them. I wouldn’t repurchase. Nuxe 24HR Soothing & Rehydrating Fresh Mask– this mask has done the biggest come up in my collection lol. I used to hate this mask and didn’t think it did much but all that changed when I used it one time when my skin was ‘stressed’. I noticed how my skin felt afterwards- hydrated, calm and soft and since then I have been using this mask very frequently! I used this when I came back from holiday when my skin was ‘stressed’ and in this heatwave, we have in the UK. It really works and I am definitely buying this! I’m not sure how it works but it leaves my skin calm and soothed and hydrated! Sephora Pomegranate sheet mask– s staple in the collection. Sephora Shea lip mask– second time I am using this and love it! Sephora Watermelon After sun Tissue sheet mask (green pack)- this was a pleasant surprise. I discovered it in Santorini ( I didn’t even know they had a Sephora )so I just had to buy it. This is features a different material compared to the usual sheets masks and it comes in two parts- for the face and chest.  I LOVE THIS! It’s cooling, hydrating and perfect to cool the skin after being in the sun. I used this in Santorini and my skin felt so good! I bought another to bring home

 

Haircare

Finally! I have more than 2 empties in the hair care department! I finish the Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo– I really liked this shampoo when I first started using it however in the last few times I noticed it has changed texture. It wasn’t as thick as it used to be and it also didn’t lather as much. I know I have had it for 2 years but my other products haven’t changed on it. ( I also realised this with other SM stuff I have had for a while and used. Hm) anyway, it leaves my hair soft and cleansed. Cantu Leave in conditioner for Natural Hair– tbh I love the original version more than this one for natural hair. its ok but too much and it doesn’t fully absorb into the hair. this one doesn’t pair too well with other products too so I have to be careful with what I use with it. Its another product I have had for a while and happy to finally finish it. ApHogee Two Step Protein Treatment– holy grail protein treatment even though it’s a mess to apply. I don’t use this often so this bottle had lasted a while. For the last use, I notice the scent was slightly off so I didn use it on my hair but on a wig. Intensive colour hair conditioner– conditioner that came in a box dye I used from Superdrug. This one actually smelt nice and leave my wig soft. Andre Walker Q Oil– literally one of the best oils I have used for my hair. it leaves my hair silky smooth and seals in moisture plus leaves a good shine to my hair! It feels more like a serum but I love it. Mielle Organics Mint Almond Oil– loved the peppermint scent of this. I mainly used this for pre pooing or as a scalp oil but not often enough to notice growth. I have literally had this oil for 2 and half years lol and its finally finished. Crème of Nature Leave in conditioner– best leave in I have used and I have lost count of how many times I have purchased it.

 

Creams & Serums

I have shared my full thoughts on the Ordinary Niacinamide serum and how its helped my skin over the summer. Check out the review here. I also have a review on the Ascorbyl Glucoside serum, check that out here. Nip Fab Post Glycolic Moisturiser SPF 30– this is an ok moisturiser although I preferred it for my body instead of my face. It adds a bit of moisture but it leaves a silver/ashy tint to my skin. I took this on holiday and used it as SPF for my body. I bought it in a sale from the NipFab website but its something I won’t repurchase. If you follow me on insta, you know how much I rave about this product, the BodyShop Skin defence SPF 50. I have the full review on there. this is probably my 3rd bottle and I have the larger tube sitting on my vanity now!

 

Makeup

I have finished two setting sprays: Urban Decay all Nighter and Maybelline Dream Satin Mist I have a back of this and its already on my vanity! It’s a fine mist and leaves the skin luminous with leaving it too oily or looking oily. It also doesn’t clog pores. it’s an excellent drugstore alternative

 

Others

Nair Shower Power Cream & Nair hair removal– after an accident with shaving years ago, I have pretty much stuck to hair removal creams. Mitchum roll on– probably the best deodrant in the drugstore! Keeps me dry and odour free although it leaves white marks when it dries. Nivea pearl roll on– my travel size roll on. Estee Lauder Sensuous Nude– I do really like this perfume but the eau de toilette version is very light. It evaporates as soon as step out LOL, ,honestly I couldn’t smell this during the day. Orange Essential Oil– came in my BioKari box and I really love the scent

June Total – 32

 

Total so far- 162/250

 

It’s going great so far! And I can see a huge difference in my collection! Happy new month of July!

Catch you later

Garnier Green Tea Leaves Purifying Botanical Gel Wash Review

 

So I posted about the New Garnier Skin Active Collection last month, check out that post here. What’s interesting about the new Garnier range is that, 96% of their ingredient are from a natural source. In today’s post, I will be reviewing one of the new products in the Green Tea Leaves Collection part of the new range

Green Tea Leaves Collection

The Green Tea collection is for Oily &Combinationn skin types. Like other products in the collection, it’s free from parabens, artificial colorants and silicones. I have been using the Purifying Botanical Gel Wash for a few weeks now and I can now bring my thoughts on it.

The Purifying Botanical Gel Wash is enriched with Green Tea Extract known for its purifying properties. Garnier claims the gel will remove excess sebum, impurities and pollution for clean and purified looking skin. Use once a day

Experience

The Purifying Botanical Gel Wash replaced my Dermalogica Special Gel Wash in my skincare routine. I use the gel wash in combination with SPS face brush.

The gel wash smells fresh & pleasant and a small amount suds up quickly. The gel is effective at cleansing and I feel my skin is clean. I feel as though my skin is a little drier and feels tight after use with no moisturiser on in my normal areas. I have normal to combination skin but I tend to lend towards to the normal side of the scale. My T zone is oily but not excessively oily. I feel like the gel does a good job balancing my oily areas and after use those areas feel normal but my normal areas feel slightly drier.

Verdict– The Purifying Botanical Gel Wash is suitable for more oiler skin types than combination skin types in my opinion. For combination skin which is more normal than oily, you may find this wash slightly drying like I did. For oily skin types, the gel wash will be a perfect budget friendly match for you.

I do like the gel wash and I will be reaching for it more in the summer as my tzone gets slightly more oiler in the warmer months. The wash minimizes my pores and overall mattifies my skin.

I also like how Garnier tells you where and what each ingredient is/from.

I am still testing the other products in this range so make sure you come back from more.

Garnier Skin Active Green Tea Leaves Purifying Botanical Gel Wash is £3.49 at Boots

I was sent the product for reviewing

xoxox

DHC Make Off Sheet Review

Face wipes, you either love them or hate them: some say they don’t work and only push makeup further into the skin whilst others can’t live without them. I really like using face wipes- I find them easier and quicker to use and I always reach for them when travelingg or for my lazy skincare routines. I got the DHC Make Off Sheet wipes a while back and I have been testing them out for a few weeks now.

DHC Make Off Sheet is 100% natural cotton sheets that remove makeup, tone and moisturise the skin in one step.

Experience

The DHC Make Off sheets comes in a cute flip-top plastic box and are a little bit smaller than your average face wipe but no less effective! You get 50 sheets in each pack.

The sheets are super ‘moist’ and super effective when removing your makeup! They are excellent for mascara, foundations and liquid lipsticks as well. I use two sheets for my face and neck and surprisingly the small sheets take off a lot of makeup.

DHC Make Off sheets leave little to no residue. I follow the double cleansing method when taking off my makeup and I hardly have any makeup left on my face when I go in to wash my face. They don’t sting my eyes or dry out my skin. The wipes come in a small pouch which then comes in the flip top box. I have taken mine out of the plastic box (because I will use that for something else later lol) however the wipes are still super moist.

Verdict- I am super impressed with these Make Off Wipes from DHC. This will be my second product from DHC and I am very happy with them. Whatever the DHC Make Off wipes lack in size, they make up for in effectiveness. They are very effective against makeup and provide deep cleansing to leave little to no residue behind.

It’s also excellent value for money, you get 50 sheets which will last for some time. Are these my favorite face wipes ever? No, but they are very good and I will definitely recommend them.

Find the DHC Make Off Sheet on FeelUnique for £8.75

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xoxox

 

Boots Botanics All Bright Hydrating Day and Night Cream Review

 

The Boots Botanics brand have some really effective products at bargain prices! Check out why I think their Micellar water is the best drugstore micellar water out there in my full review here. I have been using the Boots Botanics All Bright Hydrating Day & Night Cream for a few months now and so I thought I would bring you guys a full review, in case you were thinking about trying these for yourself.

Product claims

Boots Botanics All Bright Hydrating Day Cream SPF 15- Boots promise all day hydration and UVA/UVB protection with SPF 15. The cream has been formulated with hyaluronic acid ( read all about that here) to boost moisture levels and improve skin’s texture. Boots Botanics All Bright Hydrating Night cream is a rich nighttime moisturiser which works to promote surface renewal for brighter skin by the morning. Both creams have been formulated with hyaluronic acid for moisture, natural AHA from the Hibiscus flower which acts as mild exfoliators to leave the skin smoother and brighter

Experience

So I have been using this combo for the last 2 to 4 months and I must admit I have enjoyed using them- I’m almost out of my day cream because I dropped it and because it’s so liquidy most of it came out smh. The day cream has a lotion consistency and feels very lightweight on the skin. I found it absorbs quickly and provides light hydration for my skin type. (I have normal to combo skin). It leaves my skin very soft and moisturised throughout the day. Because it provides light hydration, I layer it on twice to get the amount of moisture I like. It’s not oily and doesn’t feel greasy and it doesn’t clog pores in my opinion. I like that it has SPF 15 added but I always layer my SPF 50 on top of it.

The All Bright Hydrating Night cream has a richer and thicker texture than the day cream but what you would expect in a night cream. I like it because I don’t have to layer it on as a small amount provides enough hydration for the night. Like the day cream, it sinks very quickly into the skin and doesn’t feel oily/greasy. No breakouts or irritation with the night cream too.

Verdict

In terms of brightening my skin, I haven’t noticed any difference with these products which I am not too fused on anyway. They say the product has natural AHA’s from the Hibiscus flower but it doesn’t say the content of AHA in the creams. I guess it’s very low because I haven’t seen a major difference in my skin but for the hydration claims its very good.

Will I recommend these creams? Yes for the price you pay, I think they perform really well, but you may be disappointed if you are getting it for its AHA content or brightening claims ( I recommend you spend a little bit more and get something with 5% or more). I think this is a good product from Boots at an excellent price point and it’s almost always on offer

Boots Botanics All Bright Hydrating Day and Night Cream are £2.50 each and currently buy one get one free in Boots