There hasn’t been a brand discussed in the beauty industry with as much curiosity for a long time then ‘The Ordinary’. Appearing in blogs, vlogs and beauty pages, these little glass bottles of formula are creating ripples through the multi million pound market.
I, of course jumped on the band wagon and needed to see what the hype was all about! The Ordinary ordered through the site DECIEM is a brand that focuses on the clinical formulations of products rather than the ‘insensible pricing strategies’ many companies chose to adopt, hence why the price tag is so reasonable! I’m talking £8 for the Advance Retinoid 30 mls of anti ageing, anti pollution serum that revivals (and as some top beauty bloggers say is better than…) Sunday Riley’s Luna priced at £85.
I am a massive skin care fan, I can appreciate a good cleanse and love to feel that make up off, fresh face feeling.
It was time to purchase some new additions to my skin care draw and after a bit of research and stalking, I stumbled across these two lovelies….
I have always said my skin has been pretty easy to look after, with a combination complexion its luckily never caused me too much stress! Having said that, when I think deeper I look after my skin more than I give credit for by applying the basic rules- Always taking my make up off before bed (even if too many cocktails consumed!) drinking plenty of water and eating as best as I can, so there is an element of care there.
A few years ago I went for an amazing facial and was introduced to the brand Elemis. I wasn’t a regular to treatments so when the therapist asked what my skin complaints were, it caught me off guard…