Neutral Skincare: a review

For the last few weeks I’ve been testing out Neutral Sensitive Skin range in order to combat the every day stresses of work, home and wedding planning.

Neutral 0% was born 25 years ago in Scandinavia to create everyday products that respect people’s skin. Their product range includes:

Face Care

Household

Skin Care

Baby Care

& Feminine Hygiene

My first impressions of the packaging were great, I loved that it was simple and had their key selling points on the front of the product themselves. If you have sensitive skin like I do, looking for paraben free or alcohol free products can be time-consuming in stores, so it’s great to see this clearly labelled on a product.

I started testing the products out straight away and tried the face wash, the skin tonic and the intensive repair cream for dry skin. My skin has been a nightmare lately with breakouts on my skin and forehead but a really dry area around my nose. I liked that this moisturiser left my skin extremely hydrated for a long period and made a great primer before applying my foundation.

I also really liked the skin tonic and found it soothing on my skin when having breakouts and a great way to make sure I got all makeup off my skin. I did like the face wash but actually didn’t see any change in my skin after a few weeks of usage. It’s very gentle on my skin but as my skin started looking worse not better, I decided it wasn’t for me after all.

The main benefits of this brand is their commitment to caring for skin hence their baby care range. I definitely like the products I tried but think if it came down to re-purchasing, I would only buy the cream again rather than the other two products. My review is not bible remember so what does/doesn’t work for me, might be ideal for someone else and I would also suggest trying things yourself. The great thing about this range is they are really affordable so if you did give it a go, it wouldn’t break the bank if it wasn’t ideal.

Laura x

*these products were sent to me in exchange for an open and honest review, all thoughts are my own as usual*

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Buying your Beauty Products in Bulk

If you love beauty then you will relate to this post. Once you find a product you like, you want to buy it in bulk without going mad on your budget.

One way to do this could be buying from a salon wholesaler such as Capital Hair & Beauty. I had a browse on their site and picked out some of my favourite products they offer:

Hi Brow Growth & Conditioning Serum

Sienna X Gradual Glowing Self Tan 200ml

SBC Collagen Gel 250ml

Dr Paw Paw 25ml Yellow Original Clear Balm

SBC Vitamin E Gel 1000ml

These are all on offer for reasonable prices and now I know they sell SBC products, I will be sure to look here first for some of my favourite gel based products. It’s an alternative to the traditional drugstore shop and offers you some of those salon based products you can’t normally buy anywhere other than salons themselves.

Thanks for reading

Laura x

*this has been a collaborative post but all content is my own and photos are from Capital Hair and Beauty website*

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Freebies: How To Get Free Perfume Samples

Let’s face it! Everyone loves a Freebie!

Most quality perfumes are expensive. Spending money on an expensive bottle of perfume can be frustrating, especially if you find that you don’t like the fragrance as much as you think you did after a few days. It is best to try different samples before you decide which perfume you want to buy. Getting free or very affordable samples is easy and will help you save money and find the right perfume.

1. Visit Local Shopping Centres

Stores like Debenhams and other department stores usually have an excellent selection of perfumes. You can get free samples for new products or for perfumes that are being promoted at the moment. If you are interested in a specific perfume, ask the staff about getting a small sample. They will usually take a bottle and create a sample you can take home.

You can also test a perfume by going to a nearby department store to try the perfume. If you don’t want to wear the perfume right away, bring some small cotton balls and zip lock bags to a department store to make your own perfume samples.

Make sure you write the name of each perfume you sample on the bag. This is a good way to test a perfume before you decide to purchase it since some notes usually become more noticeable than others after a few hours.

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