Lush Cosmetic Lad

Lush Cosmetic Lad

In the days before this blog I used QV or Cetaphil on my sensitive skin, but I’ve been keen to find a moisturiser accredited with Choose Cruelty Free. First off I tried Moogoo  – it stung. When Sukin’s sensitive skin range came out I snapped up their moisturiser only to be disappointed with that too. I dabbled in coconut oil but it does leave a bit of a sheen. I had almost given up until …

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DIY: Brown Sugar Body Scrub

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Is your skin feeling a little parched after too much sea and sun? A scrub can do wonders for skin. Sugar-based scrubs are great for people with sensitive skin as they’re more gentle than their salt-based cousins. Store-bought sugar scrubs can set you back between $15-$70 (yes SEVENTY) buckaroos. But this beauty product is one of the simplest and cheapest items you can make at home, from the couch. The brown sugar will exfoliate the dead skin while the oil works its magic leaving your skin feeling silky soft.

My four-step guide to the easiest and awesomest body scrub (if I do say so myself).

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Trilogy: Rosehip oil

Rosehip oil is like liquid gold. It’s an “in” product that everyone seems to be talking about. I mean, rosehip oil is pretty hip after all. Sorry – dad joke! Seriously, what’s not to love? It’s inexpensive, a 45ml bottle will last you forever (about 6-12 months), it’s super moisturising and reduces visible signs of ageing.

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