Cactus Skincare – Gentle Exfoliant and Intense Eye creme

An invigorating facial scrub and nourishing eye cream are two must-have products in every woman’s beauty routine.

Cactus Skincare makes a luxe version of both from natural and organic ingredients to nurture, protect and enhance your skin. As most of my regular readers already know, I am a massive fan of Cactus Skincare products. You can read past write-ups here:

http://www.netstyleshopper.com/beauty/2013/9/26/natures-glory-cactus-skincare

http://www.netstyleshopper.com/beauty/2014/12/22/my-recommended-post-christmas-indulgence-cactus-skincare

http://www.netstyleshopper.com/style-diary/2013/12/27/a-conversation-with-ryan-clark-of-cactus-skincare

So it will surely come as no surprise to any of you that I recently bought and trialed their Gentle Exfoliant and Intense Eye Crème.

The Gentle Exfoliant is made for all skin types from Aloe Vera Gel, Coconut Oil, White Clay, Pink Clay, Nettle Extract, Glycerin, Cetearyl Olivate and Sorbitan Olivate, Jojoba Oil, Avocado Oil, Rosehip Oil, Rose Geranium Oil, Jojoba Beads and Beeswax. I use it once per week after cleansing with my Cactus Skincare Lemon Myrtle Cleanser and find it helps keep my skin looking polished and vibrant.

Although I have quite sensitive skin, this scrub is non-irritating, but still gritty enough to clean away dead skin particles leaving my skin supple and smooth. The smell is mild and pleasant too!

After using the scrub!

After using the scrub!

The sumptuous Intense Eye Crème is infused with protective oils to nourish and seal the skin, preventing moisture loss (which, in particular, occurs in dry weather). The cream contains a blend of Rose Oil, Chamomile Extract, Evening Primrose Oil, Avocado Oil and Vitamin E, which are credited with plumping and hydrating the eye area to prevent the development of unsightly wrinkles!

I love the texture of this cream and how it is easily absorbed by the skin under my eye area. As for its anti-aging properties, I guess only time will tell!

As always, my Cactus Skincare products arrived wrapped in the most beautiful packaging. I felt very spoilt indeed!

http://cactusskincare.com

NSS Loves… La Mav’s Jojoba Beads & Argan Oil Exfoliating Scrub

It’s a cardinal beauty sin not to exfoliate your skin!

Exfoliating is essential for removing dead skin cells to revitalise skin and promote cellular renewal.

I’ve recently been testing a new facial scrub: La Mav’s Exfoliating Scrub with Jojoba Beads and Argan Oil. It’s a gentle but effective skin exfoliant which evens and brightens the complexion. The micro jojoba beads gently buff the skin’s surface, whilst the natural peptides do their thing to cleanse away nasty impurities.

When showering, I apply the scrub to my face, neck and décolletage massaging in a circular motion. I then gently dry my face with a microfibre towel.

Since using this scrub I can confidently say I feel a definite improvement in my skin’s texture. It’s smoother and, to my surprise, hydrated (some scrubs I’ve used in the past have severely dehydrated my skin!).

All of La Mav’s products are Australian made from certified organic ingredients.

You can grab yourself a tube of the exfoliant for $26.95AUD at www.lamav.com.au .

- Michelle, Editor xx