There was a time when I didn’t bother to moisturise my face. Yes, it’s true! I then received wise words that moisturiser is a must – it doesn’t have to be expensive, just moisturise every day. So I did.
The first premium moisturiser I tried was a free sample of Lancôme Hydra Zen Neurocalm day cream. This stuff is great – it literally relaxed my skin, like a stress reliever and left my face feeling lovely and soft. Much as I loved this, I could not face paying the full price!
I have tried the Aloe Soothing Day Cream and Aloe Soothing Night Cream from the Body Shop, but these weren’t moisturising enough for my dry skin. Having said that this range is for sensitive skin, not dry skin!
I also tried the Body Shop’s Vitamin C Daily Moisturiser SPF30 in the summer as it had SPF and smelt great. This is aimed at dull skin and at the time a still had a youthful glow so didn’t buy it again.
My favourite moisturiser from the Body Shop was the Vitamin E Intense Moisture cream. Perfect for winter and pretty good for summer. It is quite thick but is great for my dry skin. The Vitamin E (day) Cream is nice and light for summer but is too light for winter. The Vitamin E Nourishing Night Cream is great for summer and winter. I ended up wearing this in the day as the day cream didn’t provide enough protection from the elements. I even tried the Vitamin E Moisture Serum but the winner for me is definite the Intense Moisture Cream.
In my never ending quest to find a good moisturiser for a good price I tried the Boots Vitamin E Moisture Day Cream and Boots Vitamin E Moisture Night Cream on the recommendation from a friend. Reviews to follow!
For Christmas I received a gift set containing Boots No7 Beautiful Skin Day Cream for Normal/Dry Skin and Boots No7 Beautiful Skin Night Cream for Normal/Dry Skin. Again, reviews to follow!
I am currently using No7 Essential Moisture Day Cream and No7 Essential Moisture Night Cream. Reviews to follow!
- Review: Bobbi Brown Repair Moisturizing Balm SPF25 (skinbytashasface.wordpress.com)
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- Six Tips To Keep Your Skin Rejuvenated And Glowing For The Holiday Season (fashionlurve.com)