Lately I have been trying to introduce more natural skincare to my routine. I have finally found an incredible online store to fit my skincare needs with bands normally unavailable in UK, naturally sourced as well as being inexpensive. The Natural Skincare is a lovely place where all my needs where met, as I discovered products from already known brands and also some new gems. I highly recommend you checking out the website, if you're looking to update your routine with oils and more natural and organic products. You get to enjoy free delivery on orders above £40 (input OVER40 on checkout), free samples with every order, as well as free face mask with orders above £20.
Thanks to chatting with the owner of the store I get to order bits I truly believed to be great and discovered a superb Russian brand Ecolab. I picked up two products from their Rejuvenating range which is aimed at dry and aging skin and it promises to replenish, hydrate and cleanse at the same time.
I love this cleanser. Firstly the formula, I find the foam thoroughly cleanses my skin. It has now replaced micellar water as my second step in cleansing my skin in the evening. I firstly break down the makeup with coconut oil and remove it whilst massaging the skin. Then I wet the skin and apply the foam. One pump is more than enough to cover the face and the neck. It gently cleanses and removes all traces all makeup. I then wash it all off with a hot cloth.
It is truly gentle and perfect for my super sensitive skin. For the first time in forever my skin doesn't appear to be agitated after cleansing!! I love it. I also use it a one step cleanse in the morning as it's super simple and fast.
Aqua, Sea Water, Organic Aloe Barbadensis Extract, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Cocoamphoacetate, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Maltooligosyl Glucoside / Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate, Coffea, panthenol, Organic Vitis Vinifera Oil, Hippophae Seed Oil, Hyaluronic Acid, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Perfume, Benzoic Acid, Sorbic Acid, Dehydroacetic Acid, Benzyl Alcohol.
Sea water - prevents loss of moisture and anti-inflammatory.
Organic sweet almond oil - moisturizes, revives, tones, softens and evens skin tone. The skin becomes smooth and elastic.
Aloe extract - moisturizes, regenerates and rejuvenates.
Hyaluronic acid - moisturizesincreases the absorption of active ingredients.
*taken directly from the website
I always look for soothing effect when it comes to toners and this one hits my soft spot (pun intended lol). It smells lovely and fruity, it has a thicker gel yet still watery formula and I apply it to the pad and pat the skin after cleansing. I find this refreshes it and soothes, despite the fact my sensitive skin has been so much better since quitting micellar water.
Aqua, Glycerin, Sea Water, Jasminum Extract, Alanyl Glutamine, Sodium Cocamphoacetate, Caffeine, Hyaluronic Acid, Organic Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil, Perfume, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Sorbic Acid.
Sea water - prevents loss of moisture
Caffeine - improves blood circulation, which helps to smooth out wrinkles and skin firming.
Jasmine Extract - has powerful antioxidant properties, it protects the skin against aging and prevents pigment discoloration.
Organic jojoba oil - nourishes and moisturizes the skin. It contains vitamin E, which stimulates the regeneration of skin cells.
Hyaluronic acid - moisturizes, increases absorption of active ingredients.
*taken directly from the website
I really love the switch to the organic skincare as my sensitive skin has never been better. Not everything works for me of course, but these two products have stolen my heart and I will re-purchase them as soon as they finish. On the plus side, they both appear to last forever. The price point is excellent and I honestly can't say anything bad about these two. I find the foam to be a little drying but as this is a last step in my cleanse and I apply skincare plus oils afterwards, so it does not bother me in the slightest.
When it comes to my experience with shopping at The Natural Skincare shop, it has been more than just pleasing. The delivery was super fast (2-3 days), it was all well packaged and you can also grab yourself a further 5% off the next order just by submitting the review on their Facebook page.