ANNABELL'S REVIEW OF 5 FACE MASK'S

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I'm actually not 100% sure but I think I've got combination to oily skin, but also quite sensitive skin ;) with breakouts. So in this post I want to show you some of my 5 favourite face mask and give you some information about them. Maybe you'll find a new product which could help your skin needs or some of the masks are familiar to you already. :) 

Evercalm™ Ultra Comforting Rescue Mask

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A while back we've been invited to a launch of the new body range from REN, where we've been also able to speak to one of their experts who gave us tips and recommended some REN cosmetic products. Not long after we all received a little parcel with chosen products from the REN expert - to try out and see if it will help each of our individual skin care needs.

One of the products I’ve got send was this lovely Evercalm Rescue Mask. I have used their Evercalm moisturiser before and loved it, so I was very keen to try out another product from this range. This face mask quickly became one of my all time favourites. The texture is lovely, I usually leave the mask on for about 15-20 min and after that my skin is left feeling wonderfully smooth, the redness around my nose almost disappears and my T-Zone seems to be less shiny and the face in general feels super moisturised. 

I often take this mask with me on my travels to restore my skin after exposing it to the sun or bad weather, air condition from the plane journey or the hotel room or just simply as a soothing treatment. 

Dermalogica AGE Smart™ MultiVitamin Power Recovery® Masque

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This Dermalogia Recovery mask was actually recommended by one of our lovely Guest blogger, Model Nicola Achilleas. After reading her recommendations here thoroughly I thought this sounds like a skincare product which I have to have! And there you go, I purchased it online and since then I use it only 1-2 a months, as the price is quite high, so this mask is more like a special treat for me ;) hehe. Just a little note about the colour, its a very light orange so when you apply it, your face turns into a orange ball ;) just kidding - its just an odd colour as normally face masks are light colours or greyish but I actually don`t mind it as no one ever sees me whilst I have it on. ;)

It really does what the name says: 

"Ultra-replenishing masque helps rescue stressed, ageing skin. This revitalizing masque contains powerful, concentrated vitamins A, C, E and F to help skin recover from damage that leads to skin ageing, while Vitamin A helps increase elasticity and moisture content, making it the ultimate remedy for dulling, dry, dehydrated, lackluster, photo-damaged skin." www.dermalogica.co.uk

 

Neal's Yard Remedy - White Tea Enriching Facial Mask

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This white tea facial mask by Neal's Yard Remedy has been recommended to me after I have seen a therapist for a facial at their Treatment rooms in Covent Garden, London. I have to say that facial was very very good and super relaxing, I'll be back for sure. However when it comes to natural skincare products I'm often a bit sceptical as I never know if my skin reacts to any of those natural ingredients. But this mask is great for me, my face skin looks brighter and firmer and feels very refreshed. 

"Detoxifying and antioxidant-rich, this award winning facial mask nurtures and cleanses dry and sensitive skin. With refreshing white tea and purifying kaolin clay, it’s an intensive weekly treatment to help plump your skin, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and restore your skin’s natural moisture levels. 

  • For dry and sensitive skin
  • Gently cleansing and detoxifying
  • With age-defying, antioxidant-rich white tea" www.nealsyardremedies.com

Omorovicza deep cleansing mask

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This Hungarian brand was introduced to me whilst being on a job in Budapest for a TV-commercial. The make up artist uses Omorovicza products herself (she had gorgeous skin and didn't look her age at all) and also includes some of their products for prepping the models skin. How amazing is that? Often make-up artists don't even clean and prep your face before applying all the foundation etc. but she did care a lot and highly recommended this brand to me. 

Those products are just amazing, there are quite pricey but after trying out so many different brands of various price categories I think I finally found a brand which my face skin loves and doesn't get irritated from. 

Much more than a deep-cleansing facial treatment, this calcium and magnesium-rich mask clears congested pores and brightens tone as it draws out impurities. Moor mud purifies the skin without leaving it taut. 

  • Deeply cleanse and nourish the skin with Hungarian Moor mud, rich in calcium and magnesium carbonate.
  • Draw out toxins and impurities while naturally absorbing pore-clogging oil with white clay.
  • Leave skin firmer, more supple and younger-looking as Healing Concentrate™ delivers minerals deep into the skin. www.omorovicza.com

MALIN + GOETZ Detox Face Mask

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This (MALIN + GOETZ) detox face mask is just brilliant. I usually use this mask whilst being under the shower as it works it magic in only 5 min. How cool is this? When you are in a rush, just layer a good amount onto your face and in no time the creamy almond sense texture turns into a soft bubbly cloud ;) Sounds funny but that's true, just get a tester and see if you experience the same, hehe. I do love this mask as it works so quickly and really leaves my skin super plum and moisturised. 

"Our award-winning detox face mask oxygenates to deeply purify and lock moisture. Stabilized vitamin C visibly firms and brightens. Skin looks and feels instantly clear and hydrated.

select ingredients. 
 soy protein and panthenol firm.
• vitamin c smoothes, firms and brightens.
• white tea extract and vitamin e provide antioxidant protection.
 sweet almond oil hydrates and soothes. 
for all skin types." www.malinandgoetz.com

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STREET STYLE: THE LEISURE SUIT

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Great shoes to go with the 'tracksuit' look!

Great shoes to go with the 'tracksuit' look!

Fancy staying in your comfy joggings all day, and still follow the latest trends? Well, then one of this seasons hottest fashion trends is just what you have been waiting for! 

The runways for autumn 2017 were filled with this stylish twist on the tracksuit bottoms and hoodie sets that you would normally only wear whilst having a lazy day at home. Chloé, Marc Jacobs and Versace were only some of the designers who has adapted the so called 'leisure suit' into their new AW17 collection.

If you want to be right on point, then choose a retro or a retro inspired tracksuit set. Preferably a set with proper 70s vibes, and pair it with some polished footwear, or even some high heels. As you can see in these photos of me, I ended up pairing my very orange tracksuit set from Charms with some black Nike trainers. This was mainly due to practical reasons as I had a lot of walking to do on the day we shot this :P In hindsight I wish I had paired my outfit with a pair of shoes that was a lot less sporty, and more classy like the ones in the photo to the right here (or beneath the text depending on what device you are reading this on). With these slightly more dressed up shoes I could have mix up the outfit a bit more and also make it less like gym wear. Next time! :)

It did feel a bit strange walking around in comfy joggings all day, but I did also quite like it. The set I'm wearing here in these photos is from Charms and I bought it from Asos. I styled it with a black polar neck, that I wore underneath the jumper. 

Would you wear something like this? :) 

 

 

CHARM'S

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Photo from elle.com

Photo from elle.com

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