I was talking to another blogger on twitter the other day and she was asking about ways to save money. She told me that she doesn’t know where her money goes and that got me thinking about how one of things I do is to save money on everyday basics so that I have more to spend on things that I really want. This is where own brand products can really come in handy.
So just recently I’ve been trying out a few products from the B. range which is exclusive to Superdrug. As well as being available on the high street at low prices they are cruelty free and vegan. Today’s review covers B. Pure Micellar Oil and B. Refreshed Essence Lotion.
B. Pure Micellar Oil is an oil to milk cleanser that contains pomegranate oil and chia seed oil to naturally dissolve make-up and deep cleanse your skin. I found it worked well but struggled a bit with the promise of removing waterproof make-up (which it did) and then reading the instruction to avoid contact with the eyes (that’s where my waterproof make-up is).
Instructions are to wet your face and then apply the oil with a cotton pad and remove any excess. I did follow it up with a foam cleanser as I like to double cleanse but it did work well and at only £6.99 for 150ml you can afford to buy a separate eye make up remover.
B. Refreshed Essence Lotion
B. Refreshed is a lightweight, soothing essence lotion. If you’re wondering what an essence lotion is – it’s kind of the contemporary version of a toner and is applied after cleansing and before moisturisation. It replenishes skin for 12 hours using Allantoin which helps to soften, protect and soothe. It contains algae extract to soften and smooth and hyaluronic acid to moisturise. Directions are to pat onto the skin with your hands but I like to use a cotton pad. This is also £6.99 for 150ml.
There is a whole range of skincare products targeted by age range and mak-up too. They’re all well priced so that you can save your money for the odd splurge when you fancy.
What do you do? Do you save money on basics and splurge on treats?
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