All The Skincare I’ve Been Trying Recently!

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With being off the internet for a while, I’ve been trying a lot of skincare recently! So just thought it was easier to give you a quick roundup of everything I’ve been trying recently, whether I liked it and whether I’d recommend it!

Hope you enjoy…

Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water

I mean this is not a new product… this is a firm, classic and old favourite! This is probably my 15th bottle. I tend to use this as my first stage in my makeup removal and then follow up with a second cleanse like one of the below.

Clinique Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm

I mean, I wrote a full review on review about this the other day, BUT it is a really beautiful cleansing balm! It’s gentle, scent free and just works!

Read More: Is It Worth The Hype? | Clinique Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm

Biore Rose Quartz + Charcoal Daily Purifying Cleanser

This is one of those cleansers that leaves your face feeling a little tingly at the end, and you’re not really sure why! While I’ve enjoyed using it, and don’t necessarily have anything bad to say about it, I wouldn’t rush out and repurchase!

Ameliorate Resurfacing Facial Cleanser

(Gifted) I actually LOVE this facial cleanser. It’s one of those cleansers that leaves your skin looking and feeling super fresh and clean without stripping it of everything! It’s also unscented and gentle so doesn’t remotely agitate your skin! Just an all round winner to be honest!

Glossybox Exfoliating Clay Scrub

(Gifted) Glossybox Skincare was one of those brands I really wanted to try, and so when I got the chance to try some of their new launches I couldn’t say no! And this exfoliating clay scrub is my favourite from the line up! It doubles up as a cleanser, scrub and face mask and is perfect for that weekly or twice a week deeper cleanse!

Soap & Glory In The Slow How Exfoliating Tonic

Like this was fine. It was one of those tonic waters that you neither hate nor really see much of a change while you’re using it. Not sure I’d repurchase!

Glossybox Hydrating Mist

(Gifted) I use this as a toning mist as part of my morning skincare routine. It’s a really lovely mister (good amount of product with each spritz without drenching yourself!) and a lovely refreshing product. Not convinced on the long term skincare benefits, but when you’re just feeling in the need for a spritz of something refreshing, this is IDEAL!

Sunday Rain Tender Bliss Sleep Mask

With a lovely fresh feeling texture, this is such a gorgeous overnight mask that means you wake up in the morning with beautifully refreshed skin! Would highly recommend.

Algenist Alive Prebiotic Balancing Mask

I spoke about this in my February favourites and it’s still very much a fav- although very nearly finished! If I’m ever struggling with my skin, this is THE mask I get out to sort it out!

Pixi DetoxifEYE Depuffing Eye Patches

I’m not sure I’m 100% convinced on the long term benefits of these, BUT they do feel lush when you’re getting ready in the morning or having a pamper!

Read More: Review | PIXI DetoxifEYE Depuffing Eye Patches

Elemis Pro-Collagen Oxygenating Night Cream

This has such a lovely thick and creamy texture without being remotely heavy! I’m actually really enjoying it and it’s really making me want to try more from the brand!

Glossybox 3-in-1 Rich Moisturizer

(Gifted) The final one from the range, this is such a lovely all rounder face cream. I feel like it gives you a good level of moisture while not being too heavy! I hand normal/combo skin and this is perfect for me! I feel like it’s thick and heavy enough to be perfect for people with dry skin, but potentially a little heavy for those with oily skin!

Verso Eye Cream

Enjoyed this eye cream, but it’s not a favourite

Beauty Bio The Nightly Serum

(Gifted) This is one of those serums that I don’t think does anything, and then I stop using it for a bit and go back to it and realise just how lovely it actually is! It’s a brand I don’t actually know a lot about, this the texture of this is slightly thicker (like it’s somewhere between a moisturiser and a serum) and my skin loves it!

Beauty Bio The Daily Serum

(Gifted) Unlike the night time serum, this one of super liquidy. I like this one, but it’s definitely the nightly serum that I find I love that little bit more!

BeautyBay Nourishing Oil

This is a really thick oil. Like it feels like an oil (that’s a weird thing to say, but I mean it’s quite a thick oil) but it almost verges on being a little bit too heavy. I can only use this as night as it takes so long to absorb into the skin. But it does really give me a skin a bit drink of moisture!

Monday’s Child Skin Perfection Oil

So I low key love this! Not only does it give you moisture, but it really helps with breakouts! If my skin is every having an angry breakout, I use this. on my skin and it helps soothe it down and stops further breakouts!

111 Skin Rose Gold Radiance Booster

I like this, but not sure it really did anything…

Dr Barbara Sturm Night Serum

I really enjoyed this! It’s one of those skincare items that actually does make a difference!

What skincare items have you been trying recently? Let me know what you recommend I should try!

Katie x

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8 thoughts on “All The Skincare I’ve Been Trying Recently!

  1. The Garnier micellar water is such a classic. I got into more conscious skincare a while ago and started studying the ingredient lists of the products I own or want to buy, and luckily that micellar water has a really good list! There’s plenty of more expensive products with crap ingredients lol!

  2. Ameliorate is such an underrated brand, isn’t it? Every time I see a products being mentioned it’s always on a positive note. I’ve only tried the body lotion and love it enough to purchase the massive size. I need to get on it!

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