Smoothing my skin with Fake Bake Beauty

fake_bake_coconut_macaroon_scrub - 1Body scrubs are among my favourite body products. The feeling of that smooth to the touch skin is just too fab.

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Review: Dove Gentle Exfoliating Nourishing Body Wash


This month, a brand that I am very fond of has some exciting news: it is the very first exfoliating body wash from Dove and I have to say they really got it right.

The Dove Gentle Exfoliating Nourishing Body Wash has that nourishing Dove effect combined with a very gentle, yet effective exfoliator.

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Review: The Sponge Market Natural Honeycomb sponge

the sponge market honeycomb natural sea sponge

Growing up in Brazil, I remember always having natural sponges in the shower. They were always there. After a while, they disappeared and my move to London saw me never setting eyes on one again; I suppose I forgot about them, until The Sponge Market kindly sent me a lush Natural Honeycomb sea sponge to try.

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Product review: St Ives Renew & Firm apricot scrub

st ives apricot scrubI am pretty sure most of us know the classic St Ives apricot scrubs, after all, it is said to be the number 1 scrub brand in the UK!

Part of the Timeless Skin range, the St Ives Renew and Firm apricot scrub has been in my bathroom for a few weeks now and I am getting at least one, but usually two good scrubs a week with it – especially before my weekly fake tan session.

This scrub contains apricot – which is full of vitamin A type goods and antioxidants and corn kernel meal and walnuts as super 100% natural exfoliators. Also has gentle alphahydroxy, it is non-comedogenic with 100% natural extracts and without parabens, phthalates or animal-derived ingredients.

It has been used as a body scrub and provides soft exfoliation; the granules are firm and well distributed in the cream; you noticed the two textures of exfoliators . It is not super dense with granules and feel very gentle on the skin. when washed away the skin feels soft and quite moisturised.

st ives apricot scrub

The smell is very subtle and pleasant; the scrub goes quite a long way too! I am not quite sure about firming, as I am using all over the body and it would probably take some time to see this type of effect, but my skin feels renewed for sure!!!

By browsing their site, I also found out that they have not only scrubs, but a very extensive range with different care for various skin concerns!

Worth checking out the St Ives site for the Renew & Firm apricot scrub, usually priced under £5 and 0ther products.

This post contains PR samples. This review, however, is based on my own true experience with the products and reflects my honest opinion on them.