Stand Out Skincare 2012 Edition...

Saturday, 5 January 2013
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I bought this mask a while ago whilst in town trying to sort out all the fraud that had happened against us, it was a complete impulse buy but I am so glad that I bought it. A lovely fruity scented mask that I use once a week, usually a Sunday and wake up with super soft skin the next day. I hope to always have this in my routine.

Avene Antirougeurs Jour Redness Relief Moisturising Protective Emulsion


This purchase was more thought out than that of the previous product. I have red cheeks and was looking for a nice moisturiser that would help that. This really does help, but also makes a good foundation base and stops my skin from feel really dry throughout the day.


For weeks I had read about this product and how amazing it was, the hype was right. A thick lip balm that is still on my lips when I wake up after applying the balm at night this has really helped my lips through the winter months.

Probably the highest stand out skin care product for me this year. A cream cleanser that I use with my Clarasonic my skin has been loving it. 


Since my face tends to break out if I use a body tanner I bought this to try and get a bronzed face without spots. This really works, a quick sweep with a cotton pad of an evening and my face has a lovely glow the next day.

What has been your standout skin care products for 2012?
Which ones should I try in 2013?

Charli...

x


15 comments:

  1. love the look of the nuxe lipbalm :) xx

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  2. i didnt have a proper skincare routine until now so i can't really say what my skincare heroes were in 2012... but im sure i'll have loads by end of 2013!!

    what camera do you take your photos on btw?

    Jade | Beauty Butterfly Blog

    xx

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    1. I still don't have a proper routine, I really want to find something that WOWs me!!
      It's a canon something, I'll tweet you later with it xx

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  3. I've never tried any Origins products, they always seem pretty expensive! I do love Avene products though, they did wonders for my skin!

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  4. I love the photos in this post hot stuff, so pretty! I use the drink-up mask every sunday too- so so good. I use the origins charcoal one first and then use this once I've washed it off before bed, easily my favourite skincare part of the week!xx

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    1. She had a good photographer to hand ;-) x

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  5. You've convinced me that I really do need the Nixe lipbslm. Am so glad I can get it in M&S now :D

    Steph xx

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  6. I want that lip balm.
    You can buy me it as wedding present haha.

    Leanne @ Leanne-Marie | Beauty, fashion & lifestyle. xx

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  7. I am itching to try the Nuxe lip balm, keep hearing such good things about it and have never found a lip product that has made a positive difference to their condition. I also adore the smell of the Origins Drink Up mask, best smelling skincare product there is!
    My stand-out skincare products of 2012 (aside from the cliche that is Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish, which I first tried in January) have been the Pai Camellia and Rose Gentle Hydrating Cleanser, Origins Clear Improvement Mask and Modern Friction Scrub, and the Suti Peppermint Water Organic Facial Toner - all highly recommended.
    This post was just my cup of tea as I really enjoy skincare posts.
    Mel x

    melswallofmirrors.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. I am now joining everyone else and saying I want to try it! I've only seen one negative review so hmmm x

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  9. The Avene is on sale too, just clicked into the link! Waheey for the redness, with you on that one :) x

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  10. Hi Charli, it's @staceysmum84 from Twitter. Thanks for sending me your blog link, it's absolutely fab. Now following.

    I love the Origins Overnight Mask! I usually use mine every other night as it smells and feels so good that I need to use it (not good when I think about the cost though, lol).

    I also keep hearing good things about the Superdrug Hot Cloth Cleanser. Will definitely be giving it a try once my No 7 one runs out.

    Louise x

    Confessions of a Secret Shopper

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  11. Avene and Clarins carry amazing skin care stuff !

    x Liyana
    LiyanasAdvice.blogspot.com

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  12. The Origins Overnight Mask and Nuxe Lip Balm are already waiting in my cart on the John Lewis website haha! Definitely going to consider getting that Clarins Liquid Bronze, I struggle to find tan for face that doesn't irritate my skin! x

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