Re-visiting a classic: the Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream

elizabeth arden eight hour creamIf memory hasn’t betrayed me, I believe Elizabeth Arden’s Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant was the very first skincare I had access to when I got to London more than a decade ago.

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Product review: B. Rescued Energising Balm

b. rescued energising balm

Let’s get one thing straight: I’ve never been a great fan of anything that is called a balm. I blame that on my beauty pet hate: the BB creams.

So along came the B. Rescued Energising Balm – to break my skepticism – I mainly tried as it has “energised” on the name, and let’s face it, most mornings I need some energy. And I was pleasantly surprised.

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Product review: Repair Me balm by Skin Repair

skin repair repair me balm

The Repair Me balm from Skin Repair is an “all purpose protective balm suitable for all skins”.

Basically, it is an all rounder for you to soothe all dry bits around the body. I find it is quite rich, so it doesn’t really work for my face. I also didn’t like as a lip balm. However, it works very well for the rougher parts: heels, elbows, it is also quite nice on the cuticles. Now my favourite use for it: blisters and calluses on my hands from doing the aerial hoop.

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