Balm Balm Little Miracle Rosehip Serum

Balm Balm Little Miracle rosehip serum

I adore organic beauty products and recently I have been testing out several new brands to find skincare that is both green and affordable. While browsing for a new face oil, I came across the Little Miracle Rosehip Serum by Balm Balm. I was rather curious about the brand as I have never tried anything by Balm Balm before and at a mere £14.50 (about $18 / €16) a bottle it certainly met the affordability criterium. So, is this a little miracle?

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Organic Surge Hydrating Eye Cream

Organic Surge Extra Care Hydrating Eye Cream

Affordable organic skincare has gotten so much better these last few years and I love discovering new brands and products. I have been trialling different bits and bobs by Organic Surge these last few months and today I’ll talk about the final skincare product I tested: thee Organic Surge Extra Care Hydrating Eye Cream.

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NOTW: Meet me at the chimney

This week I am rocking a color from the Essence christmas polish collection, as you might have been able to tell from its name: meet me at the chimney. Now, I have no idea how this semi-matte pistachio polish fits with a christmas theme, but it hasn’t stopped me from loving the color.

essence meet me at the chimney nail polish

The semi-matte effect is rather lovely and actually stays put relatively well on my weak nails: the first small chips appeared towards the end of the second day. Doesn’t sound very long lasting, but actually pretty decent from budget brand Essence as (semi)matte polishes are notoriously tricky. Meet me at the chimney is one of my surprise summer favorites.


Deze week draag ik een kleurtje uit de Essence Kerst nagellak collectie, zoals je misschien al had geraden na de naam: meet me at the chimney. Ik heb geen idee hoe deze semi-matte pistache nagellak bij een kerst thema past, maar ik hou van deze kleur.

essence meet me at the chimney nail polish

Het semi-matte effect is heel leuk en blijft verbazingwekkend lang zitten op mijn zwakke nagels: de eerste kleine chips waren pas te zien aan het einde van dag twee. Dat klinkt misschien niet heel lang, maar is eigenlijk best goed voor budget merk Essence omdat (semi)matte lakjes erg lastig zijn. Meet me at the chimney is een van mijn verrassende zomerfavorieten.

 

Organic Surge: Clarifying Orange Flower Toning Water

Organic Surge Claryfing Orange Flower Toning Water

Last week, I promised to introduce you to the two skincare products that helped get my skin back into shape and reviewed Trilogy’s Rosehip Oil with added antioxidants. The second product that made all the difference is also organic and even more affordable: the Clarifying Orange Flower Toning Water by Organic Surge.

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Follow Your Bliss: Be.Loved Serum

Be.Loved organic skincare follow your bliss tangarine balancing face serum

Last week, I introduced you to Latvian natural brand Be.Loved through their Rose Rain toner. Now I love my rosewater (and really anything rose), so the true test of this brand was in the second product I tried: their Follow Your Bliss Tangerine Balancing Face Serum*.

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Natural Beauty: Trilogy Eye Contour Cream

Trilogy Natural Skincare Eye Contour Cream

Time for another look at one of my favorite green brands Trilogy Natural Skincare and in particular their Eye Contour Cream. I love their rosehip oil, a true cult classic and have slowly been working my way through the collection. Trilogy relies on natural ingredients and supports ethical trade practices. The packaging is recyclable and there is – obviously- no animal testing.

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