Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer - Fair 1 - £3.99 - Summary: full coverage concealer in a handy tube with applicator. Rating: 8/10
Vo5 Plump It Up - £3.75 - Summary: a light spray which can be used instead of mousse before hairdrying/styling. Rating: 6.5/10
Mitchum deodorant - 2 for £4 - Summary: normal deodorant, lightly scented (although not the yummiest scent I’ve experienced!). Rating: 9.5/10
Body Shop Tea Tree Pore Minimiser - £7.50 - Summary: a primer to be used under make-up or on its own; blurs pores making makeup look more airbrushed. Rating: 7/10
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March & April 2014 Favourites
HOW I GET SUMMER GORGEOUS LEGS (good for sensitive skin)
- Razor (any is fine, I use disposable)
- Coconut oil
- Round exfoliating brush, Body Shop
- No7 Pampering Dry Oil
The first step is obviously to shave your legs. I use coconut oil as an alternative to shaving cream because it’s natural so it won’t have a bad reaction on my skin (unlike many perfumed shaving creams), oil resists water which means you only need to apply once no matter how wet your legs get, and it moisturises my legs at the same time. A tub of coconut oil costs around £2.50 online and will last for ages!
Once your legs are smooth you might find that a few of the cut hairs are stuck to the oil on your legs, just use a flannel to brush these off. Then grab your exfoliating brush and give your legs a good scrub to remove any unevenness or dry skin. I love this circular brush as the bristles are really strong and powerful but you could use exfoliating gloves or anything else you have. If your skin is very sensitive you might want to skip this step or use a gentle exfoliating body wash.
Last I apply the dry oil to my legs. The No7 one costs around £12 but lasts for ages and makes your skin feel like silk! Any other brand of body oil is fine, I also recommend The Body Shop Beautifying Oil. If you have really sensitive skin, just apply more coconut oil for moisture and shine!
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