Winter is Coming (Sorry,huge Game of Thrones Fan!)

Face and Body November 24, 2014 Naomi

Now that the weather has dropped colder and our thoughts turn to more substantial body creams and face moisturisers, I thought I would share with you what I like to use In the chillier months and what I think works really well.

First up I like to switch to a more luxurious shower gel. I  Love the Sbc Collagen shower gel. This is a really excellent product that leaves your skin well hydrated and soft, smells amazing, and is not too expensive considering the high quality ingredients.

For hair I swear by the Philip Kingsley Elasticizer. This fab little product was made for Audrey Hepburn no less, as a hair repair treatment to add strength and elasticity to dry or fine hair. You apply this before you shampoo, leave for about 10-20 minutes and then rinse. I always see such a difference to the condition of my hair after using this, it really is worth the price tag.

For the body I am still enjoying my Palmers firming body lotion that I was trying out in the summer months, for a more in depth look at this check out my earlier blog post here. If I want something a little more high end I throw on my L’occitane almond body cream. This is a much thicker and moisturising cream that is great for dry skin, plus it smells good enough to eat!!.

For the face I like to use my Sbc Collagen gel as a face mask. Apply this thick gel onto a cleansed face and leave until it soaks in. I am a bit heavy handed with this and it does look a bit shiny and gloopy when you plaster it on, probably best not to use in front of a new beau, he may run away screaming. The collagen is great for smoothing away any fine lines and dealing with any dry patches.

Nothing will ever replace my much loved caudalie dry body oil and this is what I still turn to more often than not when I get out the bath, it is so versatile you can even use it in your hair and on your face. Unless you have had a sniff of it you won’t believe how good it smells.

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Do you have any great winter products to tell me about?? Leave me a comment and your Blog links..

 

26 Comments

  1. Stephanie Merry
    November 24th, 2014 8:39 am

    I’m a big fan of using palmers in the winter as well, it’s amazing at leaving your skin moisturised and nourished x

  2. Naomi
    November 24th, 2014 10:35 am

    Me too Stephanie.x

  3. Kate
    November 24th, 2014 8:50 am

    Ooh I’m definitely going to check out the hair treatment. My locks are in desperate need of something like that!

  4. Naomi
    November 24th, 2014 10:35 am

    I love Philip Kingsley hair bits Kate.x

  5. Rachel Shawcros
    November 24th, 2014 10:36 am

    I have some of the Phil Kingsley Elasticizer and I still haven’t tried it, must make sure I do x

  6. Naomi
    November 24th, 2014 4:28 pm

    Yes try it Rachel I swear by it.x

  7. Stephen
    November 24th, 2014 10:47 am

    The smell of Cocoa Butter reminds me of Caramac bars.

  8. Naomi
    November 24th, 2014 4:29 pm

    Ha ha Stephen I love caramac bars!!.x

  9. Huda
    November 24th, 2014 11:58 am

    Great post.. winters are already here in Pakistan and I have stocked up my my favorite St. Ives products.. Especially their timeless skin moisturizer and mineral therapy body lotion…

  10. Naomi
    November 24th, 2014 4:29 pm

    Will have to check out the St Ives products Huda.x

  11. Alice
    November 24th, 2014 3:35 pm

    Winter is coming (in march right? can’t wait for the new season!!)!!!! I also love to switch to thicker formulas in the colder months and a calming serum for my red red cheeks!
    You have some great picks!xo
    Alice | Alice’s Beauty Madness

  12. Naomi
    November 24th, 2014 4:30 pm

    Think we have got off lightly weather wise so far Alice though it was freezing this morning!.x

  13. Sheri | Flowers & Freckles
    November 24th, 2014 9:32 pm

    Some great choices! I do love how beautifully soft palmers makes my skin but the cocoa smell is too strong for me to use it too often! A nice alternative is the Garnier 7 days cocoa butter lotion – I find it very nearly as moisturising but no where near as fragrant! xx

  14. Naomi
    November 25th, 2014 7:32 am

    It is a strong smell but I love it Sheri.x

  15. Nafisah Atcha
    November 24th, 2014 9:40 pm

    SOme great picks here! need the elasticiser! xxx

  16. Naomi
    November 25th, 2014 7:32 am

    Get it Nafiscah, it is seriously good.x

  17. sophie
    November 24th, 2014 9:45 pm

    They sound good with have to give them ago.

    Sophie
    xx
    http://www.pocockins.co.uk

  18. Naomi
    November 25th, 2014 7:32 am

    Thanks Sophie.x

  19. Laura
    November 25th, 2014 8:53 am

    I haven’t tried any of these products, but they all sound lovely 🙂

    Laura
    Pink Frenzy

  20. Naomi
    November 26th, 2014 7:55 am

    Thanks Laura.x

  21. Kel
    November 25th, 2014 10:05 am

    I have the elasticizer but I haven’t used it yet – I didn’t realise it was made for Audrey, you learn something new every day! 🙂

  22. Naomi
    November 26th, 2014 7:55 am

    Yes it has been around for years Kel.x

  23. Sana Sadiq
    November 26th, 2014 8:24 pm

    I’m a biggest Palmer’s fan and these are must staples for my winter skincare regime.. Love it x

  24. Naomi
    November 29th, 2014 9:52 am

    Thanks Sana.x

  25. Jena
    November 26th, 2014 9:35 pm

    Cocoa butter is a must!!

  26. Naomi
    November 29th, 2014 9:52 am

    I agree Jena.x

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