Saturday, 24 August 2013

Skincare wishlist!

As I am getting into blogging and more into beauty I am wanting to try more and more products out to see what I like and what is best for me. This involves research through shopping, google and also reading other people's blogs to see what they are loving.

What I am lusting after this month has come through doing all of the above, only payday will determine which of these I can buy!

Skincare Wishlist - Lush - Origins - Steam Cream - Crystal Clear - Philosophy

Philosophy Purity Made Simple 90ml £8
I came across this brand whilst browsing the make up stands in Boots at lunch. I'd heard of Philosophy due to their amazing smelling bubble baths and shower gels but hadn't realised they started producing skincare. This is a 3 in 1 cleanser that cleans, tones and wipes clears away make up. I like the idea that you can use this on your eyes as when I wear make up it is usually only eye shadow and I have a pain trying to remove it. They have this in bigger sizes but for £8 for a 90ml bottle I think I will start small.

SteamCream 75ml £12.95
Somebody mentioned SteamCream in a blog post and I was intrigued. I love to keep my hands moisturised so I went on the website to see what it all was about. 

The SteamCream website says: "It’s STEAMCREAM’s unique STEAM process that makes our cream much more effective on the skin. The force of the STEAM fuses the ingredients instantly - holding them together in a very gentle and loose emulsion. When it touches your skin, the naturally moisturising ingredients and pure, calming essential oils are released from the light emulsion so they can sink past the surface reaching the areas they are needed fast".

I'm interested to see what all the fuss is about and they have a bunch of different tin designs to choose from!

Lush Cupcake Fresh Face Mask 75g £5.95
When I was in London last month it started raining and we had to run to a Lush store to keep dry. This is when I came across this amazing smelling face mask. It looks like a brown sludgy substance but the smell more than makes up for it.  

The Lush website says: "We invented this mask for younger skins and for those who are new to face masks and want to use something that’s cheerful and cheeky but still effective and good at its job".

Origins GinZing Energy Boosting Moisturiser 50ml £23.00
I've read a lot of blogs that all love Origins products but I've never really given them the time of day until now... Although I've only just invested in Crystal Clear's Illuminate I am really intrigued by the claim that this is a "skin energy drink".  This moisturiser just sounds like something exciting that I would love to try. I also know there are a lot of bloggers out there who love it so that makes me want it more!

Crystal Clear Crystal Polish 150ml £32.00
Another Crystal Clear product to add to the collection! I love to have a good exfoliate and my friend said this is great as it is very grainy and leaves your skin feeling smooth. 

The website states that "Fine micro crystals and the precious stone Garnet create a mild microdermabrasion effect, exfoliating and polishing the skin." 

That definitely sounds good enough to me! 

What are you fancying this month? Have I give you some ideas? Have you tried some of the things I want? Let me know!



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  1. Great post! This wishlist is so similar to mine, I really want to try out the Ginzing moisturiser! Love your blog by the way, new follower :)
    Carrie:Brighton xx

    1. Thanks Carrie! I've already bought the Crystal Clear + SteamCream and I haven't been paid yet! :) x

  2. Steam cream is usually cheaper at the airport or on the plane if you know anyone going away soon

    1. Thanks Katie!

      I've ordered it from they have 15% off this weekend! :D


  3. I recently got cupcake and it is excellent + it smells sooo yummy :o). Xx

  4. I recently got the GinZing Moisturiser and i absolutely love it :D as it's a gel like consistency i love the finish it gives to my skin before foundation, works fab as an almost primer product haha :D

    Thanks for sending your link over at #bbloggers chat, just stopped by to take a peek and followed :D

    Sophia Meola | A Fashion, Beauty & Lifestyle Blog


    1. Ooh thanks for the info! :) Really helpful! I really want to get it and you have made me want it more! :)

      Will check out your blog!


  5. I love the Lush Cupcake face mask, it smells delicious and revitalises my skin! x

  6. The cupcake mask does look so good. I would love to buy loads of Lush products but just can't afford it lol x


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