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Skincare Routine.

I decided to do my first official post about my skincare routine because I wanted to highlight the fact that there really is no need for expensive products, you don’t always get what you pay for!!

I usually purchase my skincare from Boots, which yes, can bit a little pricier, but I have an advantage card and so it is worth it to collect points back!

The first thing I use is a cleanser to take off my make up/ refresh my skin. I was using simple for a while but recently switched to this Garnier Simply Essentials Soothing Cleansing Lotion. It cost me only £2.99 and was on their BOGOF offer last time I purchased it. It has no perfume, alcohol or colorants so is perfect for taking off eye make up and can be used on sensitive skin too!

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Next on my list is a deep cleansing lotion from Clean & Clear. Again, I have been using one for sensitive skin, but that doesn’t take away it’s cleaning power! I love the tingling feeling it leaves on my face and the proof that it really works is on the cotton pad! For only £2.99, this lotion lasts a long time and really helps prevent spots.

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Then come toner and I have stuck to the facial toner from Simple. It is alcohol free and gentle on the skin and really leaves your face feeling refreshed. It also contains multi-vitamins and lasts for ages!! It’s a bargain at £2.99 and usually is part of a special offer.

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Lastly, it’s time to moisturise and I have to admit that really cheap moisturisers are often not very good. I have tried many in the past and still haven’t found ‘the one’. I am willing to pay a bit more money for a product which I know is going to work wonders on my very dry skin! At the moment, however, I am sampling the very reasonably priced Garnier Moisture Match.  It is only £5.99 and it was buy one get one free. So far so good, it seems to be doing it’s job but I still am having to use it day and night. Another criticism is that the bottle is only 50 ml so I don’t think it will last very long! However, I am going to stick with it and see how it lasts!

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So there you go 🙂 As you can see, it is possible to have a really good skincare routine for less than £20! My products usually last over a month and I always try to stock up when I see deals on so that I save a little bit more. On my last shopping spree, I saved £14!! My skin is in really good condition – I hardly ever get spots (despite being on the pill) and my make up goes on beautifully without the need for primer!

I will admit that a good moisturiser is key and so far I haven’t found the perfect one for my skin, a more premium brand might be able to provide me with one. If anybody has any recommendations then please leave a comment below! Thank you for reading and feel free to give any tips about blogging/ let me know what type of things you would love me to post about!

Love,

Ti Amo x

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4 thoughts on “Skincare Routine.

  1. it is really good that you pay attention to the “cleansing”. it is the first great of beauty secrets.

    • I know!! My make up never looks as good when I don’t use cleanser and toner. And with a great skincare routine, I am never afraid of not wearing makeup if I don’t want to!

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