Winter is a time when my whole beauty routine goes slightly out of whack. I feel like it’s a period of time where the number of products increase, the number of steps in my routines increase, the amount of time I dedicate to maintaining my skin increases, yet still the overall health of my skin deteriorates. I know I’m not alone here, it’s a big struggle for everyone in these harsh climatic environments. Crafted from the best that Mother Nature has to offer, Embalm Skincare is filled with many Winter beauty essentials with ingredients I love to help you preserve your luscious, smooth and hydrated skin that you said goodbye to with the closing of Summer.
Welcome back beauties!
This post is the next long-awaited instalment of my product empties series, where I chat about products I’ve used up and give a short verdict for if I’ll repurchase or not. I’ve chosen to do these posts quarterly, because I am naturally horrendous at committing to emptying products I’ve opened and monthly posts wouldn’t be interesting with one or two empties…
Welcome back beauties!
We are now well into March (urgh), and unless you’ve been living in hibernation you would have seen the Easter themed products, chocolates and decorations in stores recently in the lead up to the Easter season. Which means, it’s time to prepare yourself for another limited edition range from LUSH!
I’ve always loved the strong heat, and in the Summer you’ll find me constantly outdoors, in the sun, in the water, in the air. But this type of love for Summer doesn’t come without a cost. As well as issues with sun damage, this Summer I’ve also experienced the worst bout of dry skin I think I’ve ever had. I’m still not accustomed to being in the very dry South Australian heat, originally being from North NSW. This means my beauty habits when it comes to exfoliating and moisturising my limbs falls pretty short of adequate for the climate I’m in now.
I’ve been against shaving for as long as I can remember, purely because I did not want my leg hairs to grow back progressively thicker and darker over time. Of course, I have never completely avoided shaving (because let’s face it it’s definitely the most convenient form of hair removal)- but it’s generally my last resort and I usually put it off for a very long time (sorry boyfriend). I have myself to thank for the state of my current leg hairs – they are thin, light in colour and there is generally quite a good amount of time before my hairs grow back. There is no ‘secret’ behind this – but I will say it’s most probably due to the fact my most preferred method of removing hair is either waxing or epilating and has been for a long time (and if I’m honest I’d almost kill for laser!).