I just want to give you a quick update to the Earthwise Beauty products that I’m currently using as part of my face care routine. Cistus and Moonlight was a gifted PR-sample, the other products have been in my June Boxwalla Beauty Box that I bought with my own money.
I mixed some of my dried herbs and flowers for a facialsteam, including lavender, chamomile, rose petals, calendula and hibiscus flowers, just to name a few. I do steam before applying a face mask and use the sud as a hair rinse afterwards.
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What happened the last weeks? I’ll give you a short catch-up to my beauty world!
Buys and Rebuys
I like the Lavera Pink Energy Shower Gel very much. It smells really refreshing and energizing in a fruity way, and it contains extracts of pink grapefruit and pink pepper. This was a limited edition and when I wanted to rebuy the shower gel, it was no longer available in most stores. When I finally found a shop that had it in stock, I bought two shower gels and a body lotion as backup. The shower gel lathers very well for a natural one, and mostly after biking to work I enjoyed using it. If you find a store that has some of those left, smell if you like the fragrance!
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I am so happy to share this blogpost with you. Finally I have found a hair oil that is not weighing down, making my hair manageable and soft. The myrto-naturalcosmetics antistatic hair oil is by far the best hair oil I have used!
For body and facial care I like to use oils. My favourite oils are argan and sacha inchi oil, but also oilblends are in high rank for me. I always check the fatty acids of my oils and oilblends because oils high in linolenic and linoleic acids work best for me.
Maienfelser is a small company that provides lots of oils, hydrolates and essential oils as well as other natural cosmetics. Recently I placed an order for some oils:
- tree body oil
- youngster fine face oil
- youngster super face oil
- midlife face oil
- redpower oil
- meadowfoam oil
The face oils are blends, and I like that the ingredients show themselves in the colour of the oils, so you really now that there is a difference! For the ingredients, please check my German blogpost via google translate *here*.
The face oil I like the most by now is the Youngster Super, and that is a blend of macadamia nut oil, sacha inchi oil, coconut oil, grape seed oil, camellia oil (?), meadowfoam oil, poppy seed oil, walnut oil, castor oil, rosehip oil, essential essences of lime blossom, ylang-ylang, rosewood and tangerine. It sinks into my skin almost immediately and leaves my skin prepared for my moisturiser. I did never ever think that this could happen, as in the past there was no oil for me that worked with my skin. I started over with sacha inchi (recommendation of a beauty blog) which is great, but this face oil also smells really good.
The price is pretty affordable, for the 10 ml travel size you pay three to four €uro and for 50 ml about 15 to 20 €, and we are talking facial oil blends here. Maienfelser ship worldwide and have resellers in some countries.
In future, I think you will read lots of Maienfelser talk here, because I like them so much. I own several hydrolates, and I layer them under the facial oil, and that all together with a moisturiser makes my skin feel soft and hydrated.
What is your favourite facial oil?
On the occasion of my blogging anniversary I have some give-aways, this is the second draw:
It includes these products:
- Alterra Lipliner in Classic Red
- Alterra Lipliner in Rosewood
- Alterry Exebrow Pencil in Dark Brown
- Alterra Khol Kajal in Blue Glitter
- Alterra Kajal Eyeliner in Jade Green
- Alterra Eyeshadow Duo Smokey Grey
- Alterra Long & Defined Lashes Mascara
- Alterra Bronzing Powder Sun Kissed
- Alterra Smokey Eyes Brush
- Ebelin Blending Brush
All the make-up is vegan (Vegan Society) and certified through BDIH or Natrue, and the brushes are vegan, too.
How can you take part?
Be a regular reader and comment, why you’d like to get the things and/or if you have similar things in use. Write how you follow my blog.
Goody: Everyone who in the past has commented on one of my blogs gets an extra lot for the drawing.
Goody 2: Everyone who takes part in a drawing receives one extra lot for the future drawing of the Lily Lolo Laid Bare Eyeshadow Palette.
The comments are open for 72 hours (until Wednesday, October 22nd, 11:59). When you comment you have to fill in the field for email, otherwise I cannot contact you and your comment can’t be included. I will contact the winner after the drawing, but I will not send the things until all drawings are finished (this will be at the end of the month). Every regular reader (old and new ones!) at the age of 18 or more can participate, the winner will be picked randomly, there is no right of appeal. Comments of not-regular readers are excluded.