† Day & Night Care Routine

Hello ! First I hope you’re all alright after what happened in Paris as well as in many other places we tend to talk less about. It still hard talking about all this and I prefer doing it lightly, if I may say so, and post my Care Routine.

I recorded all the steps I take for my care routine : in the morning, from the moment I wake up -well, almost- and the evening when I come home or just before going to bed. Like I said in the video, most of the products I talk about and use are by Lush. This is simply because of their composition and the fact that they are vegetarian-friendly or, for most of them, vegan. I do not have any kind of contact with the brand.

To go further with what I said in the video, I decided to share with you the main constituents of all the products I showed. I hope it’ll be helpful.

† Day & Night Care Routine

† Toothy Tabs – LUSH (Dirty)

  • Sodium Bicarbonate : This is in no way a natural component, I grant you that, but this stresses that this is a real toothpaste which really does clean your teeth. This is the main component of most toothpaste.
  • Cream of Tartar : This completes the Sodium Bicarbonate’s action, this is what make toothy tabs light and foamy.
  • Spearmint Oil : Used in most toothpastes, chewing gums and sweets to give them taste.

† Day & Night Care Routine

† Metamorphosis Exfoliating Powder – Sephora

  • Salicylic Acid and Papaya Extract : Light chemical exfoliation.
  • Cellulose Powder : Extremely thin, results in a very soft exfoliation.
  • HydroSenn+TM : Prevents skin dehydration.

† Fresh Farmacy – LUSH

  • Calamine Powder : Used for its antiseptic property, also used to relieve red patches, itching and skin irritation.
  • Chamomile Decoction : Camomile is anti-inflamatory, antiseptic, bactericide and is a light natural painkiller.
  • Elderflower Decoction : Infusions and soothing waters made out of elderflower are used to soften skin, treat acne, spots, skin rashes and troubled skin.
  • Lavender Oil : Used for it’s antiseptic, antibacterial and soothing properties.
  • Blue Oil : It is an alternative to lavender as it is believed to have similar sedative qualities, soothing and calming the skin as well as being antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antiseptic.
  • Tea Tree Oil : This oil has been scientifically proven to be antibacterial, antifungal and particularly effective against the types of fungi we call yeasts.

† Tea Tree Water – LUSH

  • Tea Tree Water : Has clarifying properties.
  • Grapefruit Water : Its astringent action improves skin tone and works wonders for acne-prone or oily skin types.
  • Juniperberry Water : For its antiseptic qualities, which help to keep skin clear.

† Day & Night Care Routine

† Gorgeous (Princesse de Néroli) – LUSH

  • Orange Blossom Honey Water : Used for its ability to brighten and freshen up skin.
  • Evening Primrose Oil : Soothes skin. Also helps in creating a lovely glow.
  • Wheatgerm Oil : Used for its ability to nourish skin.
  • Neroli Oil : For the aroma and toning effect on the skin.
  • Myrrh Resinoid : As antiseptic, astringent, carminative and anti-inflammatory. Also, for its aroma and skin soothing qualities.

† Day & Night Care Routine

† Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover – Sephora

  • HydroSenn+ : Moisturizes intensely, forms a protective barrier on the skin’s surface to retain water for optimal moisture that lasts all day.
  • Procapil® : Supports natural lash growth.
  • Cornflower Extract : Softens and soothes skin.
  • Pro-vitamin B5 : Supports natural cell renewal and has moisturizing properties.

† Triple Action Cleansing Water – Sephora

  • HydroSenn+ : Moisturizes intensely. A polysaccharide derived from an Indian plant (cassia angustifolia), this ingredient forms a protective barrier on the skin’s surface to retain water for optimal moisture that lasts all day.
  • Calendula Extract : Provides soothing and healing properties.
  • Panthenol : Promotes natural cell renewal and provides moisturizing action.
  • Zinc Gluconate : Provides astringent properties.

† Skin’s Shangri La – LUSH

  • Queen of Hungary Water : Made up of rosemary and alcohol, which are antiseptic and anti-inflammatory.
  • Almond Oil : It is odorless, emollient, soothing and nourishing with lots of Vitamin E.
  • Jojoba Oil : Used to soothe and hydrate skin.
  • Aloe Vera Oil : It is excellent for all skin types, soothing and re-hydrating dry skin.
  • Evening Primrose Oil : Soothes skin. Also helps in creating a lovely glow.
  • Wheatgerm Oil : Used for its ability to nourish skin.

I really hope you enjoyed this article and the video with it. You can find all those products directly on LUSH.co.uk and SEPHORA.com. If you have any question or doubts, do not hesitate to ask away. Be mindful with the Essential Oils, although they are accessible to anyone in reasonable quantities, they can be dangerous as most of them are allergenic. Remember to inquire about them, and do not hesitate to ask your pharmacist or allergist.

Take care, have a nice week and see you around.

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TRANSLATED FROM FRENCH BY OLIVIER RENAULT.
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