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The first LoveLula Beauty Box of 2022 is here! I look forward to discovering new brands and products this year.
This month’s beauty box contains products from PHB Ethical Beauty, Balm Balm, Ooh! Oils of Heaven, Ayumi and MÁDARA.
The total value of this month’s box is £60. There’s also an exclusive beauty box offer of 20% off the brands featured in the box.
What's in the box:
PHB Ethical Beauty – Superfood Pink Clay Brightening Cleanser 100ml
This multi-tasking cleanser will leave your skin deeply cleansed and hydrated whilst keeping premature signs of aging at bay.
Use it day and night to cleanse skin and remove makeup. Apply it once weekly as a detoxifying face mask.
With French Pink Clay and Kojic Acid to gently rejuvenate, exfoliate and detoxify skin for a brighter and more radiant complexion.
Removes all trace of makeup, dirt, excess oil, toxins and impurities to leave your skin feeling deeply refreshed & nourished every day. A gentle creamy cleanser free from detergents and surfactants.
Aqua, Kaolin, Carthamus tinctorius (Safflower) seed oil**, Vegetable glycerin**, Glyceryl stearate, Stearic acid, Cetyl alcohol, Benzyl alcohol, Dehydroacetic Acid, Sorbic acid, Benzoic acid, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) oil**, Camillia sinensis (Green tea) leaf extract*, Citrus grandis (Grapefruit) peel oil*, Glycyrrhiza glabra (Licorice) root extract, Aloe barbadensis (aloe leaf) extract**, Magnesium Ascorbyl phosphate (Vitamin C), Xanthan gum, Tocopherol acetate, Coco glucoside, Rosa canina (Rosehip) seed oil**, Citric acid, Sclerotium gum, Hyaluronic acid, Sodium phytate, Tocopherol, Citrus aurantium dulcis (Neroli) flower Oil*, Citrus aurantium amara (Petitgrain) leaf oil*, Vanilla planifolia fruit extract*, Kojic acid, Boswellia Carterii (Frankincense) Oil, Punica granatum (pomegranate) seed oil, Jasmin grandifolia (Jasmine) flower oil, Cananga odorata (Ylang ylang) flower oil*, Cymbopogon martinii (Palmarosa) grass Oil, Curcuma longa (Turmeric) root oil*, Vetiveria zizanoides (Vetiver) root oil*, Helichrysum italicum (Immortelle) flower oil*. †Limonene, †Linalool, †Citral, †Eugenol, †Benzyl benzoate, †Benzyl salicylate, †Farnesol, †Benzyl alcohol. *Organic , *Certified Organic. †Occurs naturally in Essential Oils.
I’ve tried this cleanser before and enjoyed using it. The consistency is nice and creamy and the eco-friendly glass pump bottle makes it easy to dispense.
I love that it doubles up as a cleanser and mask. To cleanse I apply 2 pumps to my palms, gently massage into my skin and rinse with warm water. To use as a mask I apply a thick layer onto my skin, leave on for 15 minutes and rinse with warm water.
It gives my skin a deep clean without any dryness or tightness. My skin feels softer, smoother and brighter afterwards.
MÁDARA SOS Hydra Moisture & Radiance Mask 17ml
Madara SOS Hydra Moisture & Radiance Mask is a velvety wipe-off or leave-on treatment to deliver instant and long-lasting hydration. This mask is packed with moisturising sugars, smoothing hyaluronic acid and an age-defying blend of Neorthern peony and linseed. Scientifically proven to increase ceramide synthesis and reduce water loss, it protects skin from future dehydration.
Aqua Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil Alcohol Rosa Damascena (Rosa) Flower Water Cetearyl Alcohol Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Dicaprylyl Carbonate Arachidyl Alcohol Behenyl Alcohol Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Fruit Butter Hippophae Rhamnoides (Sea-buckthorn) Fruit Extract Sodium PCA Glycerin Stearic Acid Palmitic acid Aroma Arachidyl Glucoside Betaine Linum Usitatissimum (Flax/Linseed) Seed Extract Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Leaf Extract Paeonia Lactiflora (Peonia) Root Extract Coco Glucoside Xanthan Gum Sodium Hyaluronate Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid Hydrolysed Glycosaminoglycans Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C) Tocopherol Xylitol Iron oxide CI77492 Citronellol Geraniol Benzyl Salicylate Eugenol
This mask has been featured a few times so I’m quite familiar with it. I have dehydrated skin so I love products that specifically target hydration. It has a luxuriously creamy yet lightweight texture with a soft powdery scent.
I use it twice a week or whenever my skin feels thirsty and stressed. I apply to cleansed skin and wipe off after 15 minutes or leave on overnight.
It leaves my skin feeling hydrated, soft and plump.
Ooh! – Oils of Heaven Natural Cacay Anti-Aging Face Oil Travel Size 15ml
Cacay oil is cold pressed from wild Cacay nuts harvested in the Colombian jungle. Scientific studies show that it contains 50% more vitamin E and twice the amount of Linoleic Acid than Argan Oil as well as 3 times more Retinol than Rose Hip Oil, giving it powerful anti-aging power. It is a fast absorbing, odourless, dry oil that leaves no residue.
100% Caryodendron Orinocense seed oil
Cacay oil is one of my favourites. It contains high levels of naturally occuring Retinol (Vitamin A) which helps reduce wrinkles and pigmentation while boosting collagen.
The oil has a light consistency and a mild, nutty fragrance which I like.
After cleansing my skin I apply 2-3 drops and gently massage. It feels very nourishing and is absorbed quickly by the skin without leaving a greasy residue. It works well before applying moisturiser and is a great nourishing primer under makeup.
My skin feels well hydrated, softer, smoother, brighter and plumper. It also helps to improve my skin tone and reduce congestion.
Balm Balm Rose Floral Water Hydrosol 30ml
This beautifully fragrant Rose Flower Water is wonderfully versatile. Use it as a gentle toner or simply as an all over freshener or ‘pick me up’.
All organically grown. Rosa Damascena (Rose) Flower Distillate.
Rosewater is one of my staples and I love this one from Balm Balm. I love using rosewater as a soothing and refreshing spritz and also to mix my powder face masks. It helps to calm, soothe and hydrate my skin. It is also perfect as a makeup finishing spray. This handy size is perfect to pop into my bag and refresh my skin on the go.
The beautiful fragrance of Rose is soothing and balancing and uplifts my mood.
Ayumi Turmeric Face Care Sample Duo (2 x 5ml)
Sample of Ayumi Turmeric & Bergamot Face Cream & Ayumi Turmeric & Bergamot Face Mask
The face cream has a light and creamy consistency which melts into the skin. The scent is quite mild, I was hoping for a bright and citrusy scent from Bergamot. It absorbs well into the skin and leaves it velvety soft and smooth.
The face mask contains Kaolin clay to help draw out impurities and papaya extract to exfoliate and brighten the skin. It tingles slightly once applied and after rinsing my skin feels fresher and brighter.
What do you think of this month’s box? Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments.
Until next time,