Monday, 10 December 2012

My Life Savers

Hello everyone...

So this week I wanted to try something different and show you all a bit more about me and how I style myself. I thought a fun way to do this would be by doing a post on my Top 5 Life Saver beauty products. These are some of the products that make me look a least a little bit respectable before I leave the house. (Who knows if you guys like it it might become a regular thing)

Here is a run through of my Top 5:

1. Johnson's Baby Lotion for me is definitely the best and most versatile moisturiser out there. My Mum swears by it and even says that she thinks it's the reason her skin has stayed so youthful, if anything this comment has made me plaster the stuff on because when I hit her age I want to look that damn good. But seriously this stuff is great, I use it on my face, hands and body and it has always given me long lasting moisture.

2. I started using Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation about a year ago when I found so many positive reviews circulating the blogosphere. I have always suffered from break outs and so for me I was instantly attracted to the use of natural ingredients such as apricot extract because the more natural the better for my skin. Anyway, after about a month of using it I really started to notice that my skin was clearing up and that I didn't need to cake my face in as much foundation anymore to hide my break outs. The foundation also left me with a healthy looking glow which I loved because it made my skin look slightly more alive for those dreaded 9am lectures!

3. Got2b Powderful was actually introduced to me by one of my local hairdressers, she was surprisingly nice and recommended a cheap brand I could buy from Boots rather than one of their own really expensive brands. I have to say this volumising powder has transformed my life. I have always longed for big and full hair, especially for nights out and this powder does exactly that. You just scrunch it in at the roots and it gives the illusion of back combing but without the damage that backcombing can do to your hair.

4. I am a massive fan of nail art, after studying art at school and college I am a keen fan of expressing your creativity and what better way than on your nails for the whole world to see. For anyone who wants to create some really detailed nail art the Models Own nail art pens are a must.

5. I purchased the Kick Ass Concealer by Soap & Glory a couple of months a go and I have to say I haven't as of yet found a better concealer, especially for those pesky bags under your eyes! It has 3 steps to it, there are two different soft cream concealers which work together to hide redness and dark circles and then there is a powder to set it all into place. I cannot rave about this product anymore, it really is 'Kick Ass' it hides dark circles, blemishes and redness and it holds for most of the day, it is very rare that I have to reapply.

What do you think to my Top 5 Life Savers? Is there anything you would add to this list?

Ally J



  1. I also have a Models Own nail art pen I'm just not vvery good at nail art!! :(


  2. I have to definitely agree with you on the Soap and Glory concealer xxx

  3. Great post, love the insight!

  4. That concealer is god's gift to mankind.

    Love from NY
    xx Arushi


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