Primark PS… Deep Cleansing Bubble Mask With Blueberry

Hi there! I have a face mask review for you today. 🙂 I picked up a number of face masks at Primark – including this PS… Deep Cleansing Bubble Mask with blueberry.

This mask works like any other bubble mask – apply it to your face, let it bubble up, leave it on for 15-20 minutes, then rinse it off. Sounds easy enough.

How’s the mask? I think this is one of Primark’s better face masks. The bubble effect is really strong – and the mask tickles the skin quite a bit! It’s awesome fun! However, that’s not it. This mask kept its promise – it gave my skin a deep cleanse. I can confirm that my skin looked and felt clean and soft.

PS… Deep Cleansing Bubble Mask with blueberry is available as 10ml for 80p at Primark. I’ve already gone back to Primark and bought a few more of these masks!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

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The Crème Shop Last Christmas Nice Forever Young Face Mask

Hi there! Today’s post is about The Crème Shop‘s Last Christmas Nice Forever Young Face Mask. This face mask promises to smooth out wrinkles, to restore skin vitality, and to repair worn skin. It contains sodium hyaluronate (which is listed as the 4th ingredient) and a number of botanical extracts.

I think this is a great mask! It feels deeply hydrating, and I am happy to confirm that it reduces the appearance of lines and wrinkles. I guess that’s because of the hydration boost! Whatever it is, I am impressed! Another great thing is that the mask smells like baby powder which is just lovely! 😊

I would definitely recommend this face mask! The Crème Shop‘s Last Christmas Nice Forever Young Face Mask is available as part of The Crème Shop’s Last Christmas face mask set (3 Naughty and 3 Nice face masks). I paid £5.99 for the set (TK Maxx, clearance).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Boots Botanics All Bright Gentle Cleansing Cream & Cleansing Toner

Hi there! Today’s post is about 2 facial cleansing products – Boots Botanics All Bright Gentle Cleansing Cream & Cleansing Toner for all skin types. These products promise to remove make-up and impurities, and to refresh skin. Both the cleansing cream and the toner contain hibiscus extract which is said to have a brightening effect. I’ve been using these products for a few weeks now, and here’s what I think.

Boots Botanics All Bright Gentle Cleansing Cream is a nice change from Garnier’s unconvincing honey flower cleanser. Boots’ cleansing cream is very effective at dissolving and removing makeup. At the same time, it’s very gentle on the skin. I have very dry and moody skin, and I think this cleansing cream is simply wonderful! One more thing – now that I’m no longer using Garnier’s honey flower cleanser, I ‘ve realised that my skin doesn’t have to look red after I’ve cleansed my face! Thank you Boots for this amazing product!

Boots Botanics All Bright Cleansing Toner is just as great. This toner picks up any product residue with ease, so it’s very effective. Not only does it feel refreshing and purifying, but it also does make my skin look bright, clean and clear. Another fantastic product from Boots!

Based on my experience, I would recommend these products to anyone. I’ve noticed that, after just over 2 weeks, my skin tone looked more even, my skin is a lot clearer, and the yellowish patches I’ve had under my eyes and on my cheekbones are gone. It’s like they’ve never existed! I’m impressed!

Boots Botanics All Bright Gentle Cleansing Cream & Cleansing Toner are available as 250ml each. They’re £5.49 each at Boots. However, I paid £2.50 each (clearance before the products were repackaged).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

The Crème Shop Depuffing & Anti-Inflammatory Rose Oil Overnight Gel Mask

Hi there! Today’s post is about my current night cream – The Crème Shop‘s Depuffing & Anti-Inflammatory Rose Oil Overnight Gel Mask which promises skin that feels silky and that looks well-rested and bright.

This product is easy to use – use it like a normal night cream. By the way, I’ve checked the ingredients, and I found that this poduct contains macadamia oil – great stuff! And now that I’ve been using this product for a few weeks now, here’s what I think!

I think this is a great product! I love the gel formula. It feels refreshing, it absorbs quickly, and whilst it feels hydrating, it doesn’t feel sticky at all. In addition, I’m happy to confirm that my skin feels soft and looks well-rested and bright in the morning. Since I have very dry skin, I generally prefer richer night creams. However, this overnight gel mask does everything I need it to do, and I am very happy with it!

I’ve previously used one of The Crème Shop’s Overnight Gel Masks – the Charcoal version, and I was happy with that one too. This rose version is more hydrating, and I would consider it most suitable for people with normal to dry skin, whilst the charcoal version is best suited for people with normal to oily skin. Either way, I would recommend both products because they do what they promise to do, and they’re awesome fun! 🙂

The Crème Shop’s Depuffing & Anti-Inflammatory Rose Oil Overnight Gel Mask is available as 50ml. I paid £4.99 (TK Maxx).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

True Skin Hydrating Facial Water

Hi there! Today I’m reviewing this True Skin Hydrating Facial Water.

I bought this facial spray a couple of months ago, and I’ve actually been using it since then. So it’s time to write up what I think about it.

The first thing I noticed about this product was the funny lid. I guess they had a major issue with the manufacture of the bottles and that’s the reason this product ended up in TK Maxx’s online bargain bin. But who knows…

The next thing I found was that cucumber is listed as an ingredient on the front of the bottle. However, cucumber is not listed in the ingredients on the back of the bottle. I assume they made an innocent mistake, but regardless of this, not being able to get a few ingredients right is pretty sad.

How’s the actual product? Well, I’m not impressed.

This facial water provides basic hydration but that’s about it. I also don’t like the way it smells (tea tree oil), and I hate looking at the lid. Be careful not to get this stuff in your eyes as it stings like crazy (think sunscreen times 100). I will finish this product, but I would neither recommend it nor buy it again.

True Skin Hydrating Facial Water is available as 207ml. I paid £5.99 (TK Maxx).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Boots Time Delay Deep Cleansing Facial Exfoliator

Hi there! Today’s post is about Boots Time Delay Deep Cleansing Facial Exfoliator.

I found this product in a bargain bin at my local Boots store – and it was £3 only (it’s 100ml). I’ve used Time Delay products before, and I did like them, and that was pretty much why I picked up this basic looking product.

Alrighty… this product promises to clarify, refresh and exfoliate skin. It also claims to make skin feel softer. Boots recommends the product be used twice daily.

Using this product in the morning doesn’t work for me. This is more of a cream wash than an exfoliator, and I need a truly refreshing face wash in the morning.

Having said that, I love to use this product as a gentle makeup remover. Since the product has a bit of an exfoliating effect, it dissolves and removes makeup with ease, so I am very happy to use it once daily.

Whilst this product didn’t really live up to its promise, I’m glad that it serves me well. And I also like the fragrance (similar to the scent of Gliss shampoos), so I have no reason to complain really.

I can’t comment on whether you’d be able to find this product in your local store’s bargain bin, but I would encourage you to keep your eyes peeled for special offers and reduced price end-of-line stuff. I have found many amazing products this way! Anyway, thanks for stopping by today! 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

The Crème Shop Santa’s List Charcoal Sheet Mask

Hi there! Today’s post is about a face mask I picked up at TK Maxx (pack of 5 masks, clearance) – The Crème Shop Santa’s List Charcoal Sheet Mask. This mask promises to detoxify skin by getting rid of impurities, and to refresh and renew skin.

This mask is supposed to be left on for 15-20 minutes, and the leftover essence in the sachet is supposed to be used on the neck and on parts of the face not covered by the mask. I always leave these masks on until they’re dry. And I always pop a compressed sheet mask into the sachet with the leftover essence, so I have another sheet mask for the next day. 🙂

How’s the mask? I think this mask is pretty awesome! It feels refreshing and I’ve noticed that it calms my skin. I’ve been using it on days when my skin was difficult, and it always had a calming and soothing effect. I also love that this mask feels hydrating. Great stuff! Whilst this mask is one of the stickier ones, I don’t mind this at all because it takes great care of my skin.

This mask smells like candy canes. It’s nice, but to be honest, if I had known that it contained peppermint oil, I wouldn’t have bought the pack. I know I should have checked the ingredients first! However, I’m happy to confirm that the mask did great things only for me. And the peppermint oil is probably the reason the mask feels so refreshing.

The Crème Shop Santa’s List Charcoal Sheet Mask is available as a pack of 5 masks. I paid £4.99.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde