Current Skincare Favorites


Hey everyone,

It's no lie that I loves new skincare products- I enjoy trying new things out and finding out what works [and what doesn't] for my skin. I have combination skin [i.e my t zone are gets quite oily] however recently I've found it's been oilier than usual- damn the Irish weather! I've been using a combination of products to tackle this problem, and the products photographed above are the ones I've been loving.

The Body Shop Camomile Silky Cleansing Oil*;
I know what you're thinking; using oil on an oil face? Surely that can't work? Strangely enough, it does. I don't really know alot of the scientific facts behind it, but this is a real treat every couple of days. You simply pump some into your hand, rub it all over your face, emulsify with water and wash off. It's so simple, but thoroughly cleanses your skin. It has a lovely scent and a little goes a long way. Better yet, it's for all skin types!

La Roche-Posay Effaclar K*;
I've used a few small samples of La Roche-Posay products, so I was intrigued to use this when it arrived on my doorstep just before Christmas. To be quite honest, I had to google what exactly it was- I thought it was some sort of serum because of the packaging, but it's actually a moisturiser! The Effaclar range is designed to treat problem skin, and has been quite a hit on the internet. Effaclar K promises to stop blemishes from returning, and it really does just that! I like to apply this at night, as I always wake up with a nice matte complexion when I do. It evens out the skin, and it's also paraben free, meaning there's no nasty chemicals. I love the squeezy tube as it means I'll be able to get every last drop out. The only thing I don't particularly like about this product is the strong smell- it's very flowery, but you get used to it. 

Cleanse Off Mitt*;
When I read on Twitter about the Cleanse Off Mitt, I was definitely intrigued. It's been compared alot to the Nima mitt, which I hadn't tried, but for a cheaper price- only €5! Cleanse Off Mitt is an Irish product designed to remove all traces of makeup with just water- crazy, right? I was quite doubtful, in all honesty, but it really did take off my makeup, including mascara. It's super soft too, no hard fibres to felt at all. To clean it, you simple wash it under hot water or put it int he washing machine. This product has just launched and apparently, it's sold out! You can find it in selected Irish pharmacies and online here. They're trying to spread the word of #campaignbinthewipes which I think is brilliant, as face wipes can be so bad for your skin!

What skincare products are you loving lately?

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  1. I've just started using The Body Shop Camomile Cleansing Butter and I'm liking it so far, didn't spot the oil in the shop or I would have picked that up as well! :) Really want to try La Roche-Posay Effaclar K, I've heard really good things!

    Nicola xx

    1. its great! I'll definitely be trying out more items by the body shop x

    2. I'm loving cleansing oils at the moment, they take off makeup so easy - but a cleansing butter??!!! I need to see this with my own eyes!

  2. Those mitts are the best! I started using just a few months ago and I love it.

  3. lovely selection i really want to try the body shop cleanser it looks nice and heard lovely things and seeing here also ! helps
    i was wondering could you follow me back on gfc hun ?

  4. The cleansing mitt sounds genius! I'll have to keep an eye out for it when its back in stock. The body shop cleanser sounds great too!

    Lou xxx


    1. It really is! Thanks so much for the comment louise, love your blog so much!

  5. I've heard such great things about the camomile range from the body shop I really want to try that oil!

  6. I rally want to try that cleanser from The Body Shop! It's currently on my to try list!

  7. So jealous! I wish I had the luxury of doing this! Sensitive skin is a pain "/ lol.

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    Founder & CEO of Connect-the-Cloths
    A stylist, foodie, & writer's blog in development.

  8. Effaclar K is amazing. I think it's probably my favourite thing I have ever used on my skin.

  9. Hi dear, I adore your blog and love the layout as well, I hope we can follow each other, if you decided to follow me on BLOGLOVIN, please let me know so I can follow you back. xoxo

  10. Wow!!! This is the best blog I ever found. Summer could be a dangerous time for our face skin. Heat, wind, dust, and excessive sun exposure, can easily damage its delicate cells and pores. I use Sakare’s cleansing products, these help to get fresher and brighter look.


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