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December Favourites

Lush Face Mask

OH MAH GAWSH! Can you believe that before last week I had never been to Lush; when ever I pass it in the street the smell just overwhelms me. But lately, I've been more interested into revamping my skincare products. I'm not a big skincare fanatic; due to having hyper sensitive skin and a histimine intolerance means that I'm over cautious using products on my skin.

I went into Lush originally looking only for their lip scrubs, but was sided tracked by the masks. The sales assistant swayed me into puts using them which lead to me, the pushover I am, buying one. The selling factor was that the masks are fresh, made with natural ingredients, and that the mask I purchased was good for sensitive skin.

I tried it, and honestly, I can say it is amazing. It dries completely in a bit over ten minutes and just flakes off. After a wash, my skin is left feeling super-soft and a bit healthier. I've used it three times now and I have yet to take a reaction to it. The only downside to it, and I'm just being nitpicky, is that it's freezing cold when you apply it. I supposed that's the down side to a fresh mask that has to live in the fridge.

Lush Bubblegum Lip Scrub

I originally went into Lush looking for this product. My lips have been peeling more than often recently, so I wanted something to get rid of the dead skin. I never had to look far for it as right when I walked into Lush, it was right there.

I never looked around for the other flavours that they are supposed to do; I’m in love with all things bubblegum flavoured. I love that you can just scrub it on then lick it off. The taste is phenomenal. I use The Body Shop Born Lippy in plum afterwards; to leave my lips feeling silky soft.

Physicians Formula Powder Palette: Mineral Glow Pearls Blush

I feel incredibly lucky to find this product. As far as I’m aware, Physicians Formula is not available in the UK, I think? I found this in the Beauty department of my local TK Maxx.

I’m a TK Maxx junkie; I would live in the store if I could! I find it great for the hair and beauty as you can get some really great deals. You can also find some one off products, such as Physicians Formula, as they are the result of coming from the TJ Maxx stores in the US. I was adamant that I had to get this; I knew otherwise I’d have to wait until next August when I get back to Florida.

The blush is a rosy, bright pink (the shade is Rose Pearls!) with tiny, little silver shimmers in it. The bottom of the pot opens to reveal a small mirror and a fairly decent brush; a bit similar to that in the Benefit boxed powders.

It's great as it gives the cheeks a nice pink flush and makes the face look a bit brighter, as the shimmer is not too obvious.

SoEco Powder Brush

This was another purchase from TK Maxx. I never had any large, fluffy powder brushes before this, so I naturally had to get one.

I loved the fact that the brush is co-friendly, but it wasn't the most important factor. It was more important that the brush was large, good quality and super-soft. I got all of this in the SoEco Powder Brush.

Louise x x

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