A Few Empties, A Few Fails….

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I’ve got a few products to share with you that I’ve finished up and also a couple of “fails” as well, just a couple of things that I never really got on with in the long run. Let me start with the products that I’ve used up, and I’ve loved using every one of these products.

The Omorovicza Moor Cream Cleanser. Wow what an incredible cleanser this is. I have loved using it, mainly as my morning cleanse because the fragrance and the cooling sensation on the skin really wakens up the senses, plus gives an incredible deep cleanse and with the tiny Moor mud particles within, it’s a great exfoliating cleanser and readies the skin for other products/treatments. There is a full review HERE.

My last Empties post I had the Heaven Skincare Afternoon Tea Hand and Body Wash, now amongst my empties it pains me to say I have the matching Hand and Body Lotion all used up. I have loved using the lotion, so rich and creamy without stickiness and with a fragrance like no other, it literally brought Summer to my bathroom. It has been my handcream of choice when my hands have needed a bit of extra hydration too. I do have a full review HERE.

The wonderful Heaven Skincare Silver Bee Venom Mask is all used up too now. I have used this as an overnight mask, as a daytime moisturiser under makeup, and it’s the one face product that can be used right up to under the eyes without needing an eye cream. I’ve massaged my lips with it. This wonderful skincare product hydrates plumps and nourishes my skin, and I’m sorry that it’s all used up now, but I’m not crying too hard I still have my gold bee venom mask yet! There is a review if you would like to read it, just HERE.

As hard as I pump the pump on my beautiful epiSpa Organic Illuminating Eye Cream, I just cannot get anymore product out! This has been my go to eye cream when I wear a full face of makeup which included under eye concealer. I just found it perfect for brightening my under eyes without horrid glitter particles, my concealer never creases when I use this, and the skin under my eyes stays supple and hydrated too. My review is HERE.

So there has been a couple of “fails” I want to share with you too, those products that for me don’t draw me to reach for them on a regular basis.

Unfortunately The W7 In the Mood eye shadow palette looks gorgeous on the outside it looks like it’s going to be amazing when you look inside, but when using the eyeshadows I got nothing out of it, or it was hard work to use. The colours are lovely and right up my street, but pigment was just off and when I did get some colour payoff it was quite chalky and had some fallout. I liked this palette when I first got it, but having used it a few times, I realised that it’s not for me. My original review is HERE.

Yes you may be a little surprised to see an MUA Makeup Academy product here in my fails, regular readers will know that MUA are my favourite budget make up brand. But honestly I did love the Matte Perfect Primer for a while and it did the job, but after some time of using it I was getting breakouts on my chin, it was almost like the primer was clogging up my pores. It’s a lovely product of course it is, but it wasn’t for me unfortunately. I have had to swap to another  MUA primer instead now. If you would like to see my review of the Matte Perfect primer you can find it HERE.

Links below to all brands mentioned in this post;

Omorovicza

Heaven Skincare

epiSpa

W7 Cosmetics

MUA Makeup Academy

So that’s my empties plus a couple of fails, thank you for reading today. Do you have Instagram and are you following me there? I’d love to have some new followers I’m HERE.

XXX

epiSpa Organic Illuminating Eye Cream…The Review

Welcome to Elegant Ageless Beauty, I’m Teresa.

I love eye creams! I especially love eye creams that will bring light and luminosity to my eye area, and now thanks to epiSpa who very kindly sent me this product to use and review, I think I may have found “the one” This is the Organic Illuminating Eye Cream. I also especially love products that come in pretty pink packaging too!

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epiSpa are situated on Harley Street, world-famous as the private health care area of London. They have created a range of organic beauty products made from nutrient-rich natural organic ingredients, all are natural plant extracts which are proven to be great for our skins. Regular readers of Elegant Ageless Beauty will know that this is right up my street, I just love natural skin care products.

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With such beautiful silver metal packaging, it looks sleek and classy, the branding is in black lowercase font with a pink uppercase “S” in the central position. It’s got my favourite pump-action delivery system, which gives the correct amount of product to use on both eyes. When I first started to use the eye cream I did feel it was giving me too much product, I wasn’t using all the cream some was going to waste. But after a time I decided to apply all of the delivered amount to both my eyes, and it turned out to be a perfect product for me.

Let’s talk about the beautiful ingredients in the Illuminating Eye Cream. Starting with Manuka Honey, this helps with the repairing of skin cells, holds onto moisture without making the skin oily. Aloe Vera, is especially good for adding moisture to the skin, Apricot kernel Oil, has a light texture which makes it great for moisturising even oily skin without leaving that greasy feel. Cranberry Extract Oil, absorbs really well making it fantastic for hydrating the skin. I’ve used products with Cranberry in before, and it made my skin look so  much brighter. Lastly we have Silk protein, to give yet more hydration and also helps to improve elasticity under the eyes. The epiSpa Organic Illuminating Eye Cream also has SPF 25.

So I started using this eye cream the evening I received it from EpiSpa almost 3 weeks ago and I’ve been using it every morning and evening in my skincare routine. The first time I pumped the cream onto the back of my hand I immediately fell in love with the gorgeous fragrance, it’s a lovely refreshing cucumber fragrance. Using my ring finger I patted the cream all around the orbital bone and upwards to under the lower lashes, I also took it lightly over my eyelids and up to the eyebrows, I then popped some onto those horrid number 11s between my eyes that always make me look like I’m frowning. The cream is light and absorbs easily into the skin. I also noticed how refreshing it is, almost like applying a cooling eye gel. Unlike a lot of illuminating eye creams which have glittery particles to lighten the eye area, this cream doesn’t have any so there was nothing to sink into fine lines and wrinkles.

Over the last 3 weeks my eye area is looking more smoothed out, the darkness that I get has lightened considerably, and where my eyelids were starting to resemble crepe paper, they are also looking a lot smoother which makes my eye makeup look so much nicer, application of concealer under my eyes is easier, I don’t have to use as much product. I am so happy with the way my eyes are looking since using the epiSpa Organic Illuminating Eye Cream, and you know me I rarely recommend a product on EAB, but I would recommend this one. You can take a look HERE.

Thank you for stopping by today.

XXX

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