I’m back! Sorry for the long break I swear I haven’t disappeared off the planet altogether, I was just on a long holiday in Peru! I really enjoyed my adventure, Peru is a gorgeous country and the people are so friendly, I highly recommend it if you haven’t visited. While I was on my trip I took a visit to the Peruvian jungle and I got bitten alive by mosquitos. I normally don’t get bitten but one found its way inside my mosquito net and bit me alive during the night. I woke to my legs covered in about 30 bites, not a happy camper! Continue reading
Turns out empties are like buses you have none for ages and then about 50 come along at once. I only wrote an empties post a few weeks ago here but suddenly I have another box of empties. I suppose like most people I fly through skincare much more quickly than makeup so my skincare stash is quickly running out. Let’s take a look at my latest beauty buys heading for the bin.
Last week I told you all about my favourite peeling face masks that help keep my skin smooth and glowy. I thought I’d continue the theme this week by bringing you my favourite moisturising face masks. I have dry skin so a good moisturising mask is a staple of my skincare routine. Here are my top picks. Continue reading
If you’re into your skincare you will probably have heard of La Roche Posay Serozinc. I recently carted four cans of Serozinc home from France as you can’t buy it in Ireland. When I got back from France I found out that La Roche Posay have clearly listened to the cries of us Irish beauty bloggers and are launching Serozinc in Ireland on the 1st of April, whoop!
If you haven’t heard of it before it’s a zinc sulphate solution in a spray can which I use as a toner. You can read my full review of Serozinc here but it’s basically designed as a cleansing and soothing solution for oily and blemish prone skin. I don’t have oily skin but I find it a great help for my red rosacea prone skin. I use it just after cleansing morning and evening and it helps to calm my skin before I apply my serum and moisturiser.
So it’s great that I’ll now be able to get this essential in my local pharmacy! Serozinc will cost €10 for a 150ml can when it launches here on the 1st of April. So if you have oily or easily irritated skin I’d definitely give this a try.
In case you hadn’t noticed by the volume of Skincare posts I’m writing lately my skin is having a rough time. The cold weather and air con is making my skin dry and easily irritated. I have a fair irish cailin complexion that is very prone to redness so anything that promises to tackle said redness is right up my street.
I’ve been doing a bit of a look back at my year in blogging so I thought I would pick out some of my favourite products from 2014. In this post I’m looking at the skincare products that really impressed me, not all of them are new products but they were all new to me in 2014. Here we go!
My poor skin! I’ve not been feeling too well this week and my skin sure is showing it. My skin has gone very dry and feels absolutely parched by lunchtime. Something has flared up my Rosacea as well so I’m just a barrel of laughs!
Well the temperature has gone over fifteen degrees in Ireland so summer has officially arrived! People go from complaining about the rain to complaining about the heat. I have skin with a touch of rosacea and a fair bit of redness so my skin doesn’t react too well to the heat. When I go on holidays I often get a rash from the sun on my face. So when the heat hits I am on mission to cool down my skin. Here is my current skin cooling routine.
I saw Dolly Rouge rave about this back in the summer and as a La Roche Posay fan I knew I had to try it. The product isn’t available in Ireland or the UK but you can get it in France, this just made me want it even more ha ha! My friend Lisa was on her holliers in France last year so kindly hunted down a bottle for me, it cost about €9. Here’s how I got on with it.
Well after a historic scorchio summer and autumn, normal service has resumed in Ireland. We’re wholly unprepared for the rain and cold as it’s been so long since we’ve seen it we almost forgot it ever happened. For me one of my biggest peeves of the cold weather is the effect it has on my dry skin. I have the added bonus of working in an entirely air conditioned office so my skin does not fare too well in these conditions. I have pale, sensitive, dry skin that is prone to redness, so hopefully this might give you some ideas if you have similar skin…