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I wanted to share some of my current beauty favourites now that we’re well into Autumn. My skincare routine has changed slightly as you might be aware from recent posts.
Dermalogica is still my base for cleansing and I’m delighted to see the brand added to the range my LOOKFANTASTIC 20% discount code LFTFPAULINA applies to. It’s very rare to get a discount on Dermalogica products therefore it’s best to take full advantage whenever possible. Alongside that, I’ve incorporated some of The Ordinary products including Hyaluronic Acid and Niacinamide which I’m loving. As the temperatures cool down and we turn the heating on, it can have a drying effect on the skin. The Hyaluronic Acid is really helping to keep my face and neck adequately moisturised. I was initially skeptical about how effective they may be however after using them for about 6/7 weeks, I’m completely converted and I couldn’t go without them now. I got the supersize versions this time around which are still extremely affordable.
My Foreo treatment masks are also great for keeping skin glowing through the change of seasons. The UFO2 device is such a treat giving a 90 second at home facial experience with different options depending on the mask you choose. The device not only changes colour to apply different led light therapy treatments but it also alternates the temperature from hot to cool for a soothing experience. There’s nothing better after a busy day.
My go to Lancaster body moisturiser has been out of stock for a while, I’m not sure if it’s been discontinued. I really hope not as I lather it on daily and adore the scent which immediately reminds me of holidays and sunnier climes. In the meantime I’m trying out the Tan Maximiser After Sun lotion. While I’ve probably had less vitamin D this year than any other and therefore don’t particularly need an after sun as such, I really like the quality and consistency of the Lancaster products. They blend in easily and don’t leave a residue which allows you to apply after showering and get dressed right away.
I’ve added Olaplex in to my hair care routine which is working really well and I think it’ll make a big difference to the overall condition of my hair through the harsh Autumn/Winter weather. I got the Bond Builder Launch Kit which includes No. 0 Intensive Bond Builder and a 30ml sample of No.3 Hair Perfector. It’s the perfect treatment to use weekly while soaking in a nice hot bath. I also picked up a bigger size of the No.3 Hair Perfector as the 30ml won’t last too long whereas the No. 0 will keep me going longer.
I’ve recently stocked up on my makeup favourites from BareMinerals including Complexion Rescue Tinted Moisturiser and the Original Mineral Foundation. As I haven’t been wearing as much makeup this year, it’s lasted a lot longer than it normally would. I wanted to have a refresh and ensure I’m not using products which are past their best. I also picked up the Benefit Microfilling Brow Pen as well as my long time favourite Gimme Brow. On days when I don’t feel like wearing makeup, doing my brows can make all the difference. The Microfilling pen is really impressive and enables precision penciling of brows. I need a bit more practice in terms of my technique as it doesn’t allow much room for error and I’m not the most careful…
I caved and ordered the By Terry Terribly Paris VIP Palette, I simply couldn’t resist. The eyeshadow tones are beautiful with a mix of neutrals and highly pigmented colours. The palette is perfect for Autumn/Winter with colours that compliment the season such as the Burnt Orange/Pumpkin, vibrant Red/Plum as well as a rich Teal which would be perfect for the festive party season, if we get one this year that is. The palette would also make a great gift and I’ll definitely be including it in my gift guides which I’ve already started to compile.
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What are your Autumn Beauty Favourites?