Forever Living review (body products)

Hi there!

What a week it’s been! We’ve had the usual mid-week madness and this weekend has been full of action too. Ssaturday we were invited to a little princess’s first birthday and today we had some friends over for subs and cake.

Last week I bought a new suitcase, now I’m officially ready for take off. Except of course i still need to plan what I’ll take with me and pack.

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a review about Forever Living Face products and today I’m writing about the body products:

Aloe Vera Gelly
Great for irritated skin and burns. A really handy thing to have around the house. I imagine this would be a great after sun lotion too. This gel can also be used on animals for irritated skin or healing wounds.

Aloe Heat lotion
I totally loved this product and will definitely consider getting a tube myself! Its supposed to be good for a stuffy nose (just rub it on your chest and toes). I used it to heal my headache and sore neck and it worked really well. You can just rub a little product on your temples or as I did on my jaw and neck hairline to easen the tension that causes the pain.

Aloe Moisturizing lotion
Great everyday moisturizer with a nice subtle scent. Leaves the skin feeling moisturized yet breathing.

Aloe msm gel
This gel is good for muscle and join pain. My husband tried it for his sore back and liked it a lot (and thats quite something as he is usually not very keen on having sticky lotions on him).

Aloe propolis creme
This is also a nice daily moisturizing lotion which feels a little bit more luxurious compared to the aloe moisturizing lotion. It can even be used as a primer for your foundation. A great versatile product to have!

 

I hope you all have had a relaxing weekend!
 

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Pamper Hamper revealed

Last week I teamed up with lovely Patsy from Forever Living and tested some products that she generously let me have for a few days.

I have always liked Aloe Vera based products, as I find them very gentle on the skin so I was super excited to try these out.

The hamper had about 15-20 products in it and I’m writing a quick review* on the ones that I found most suitable for myself and which I would consider buying. I have split this review in two, featuring the face products in the first one and the ones for body in the second.

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Aloe Cleanser
This creamy cleanser had a nice subtle fragrance and removed makeup well from the skin. It left the skin feeling moisturized without being oily. A really nice product with a good price tag. RRP £11,99

Forever Aloe Scrub
I loved this Face&Body scrub! The grains are just big enough to not be too harsh on the face, but it still feels like a nice scrub on the body. Also it did not dry out the skin as opposed to some face scrubs from other brands. RRP £13,44

Forever Marine mask
A very -I’ll say it again- gentle and moisturizing face mask. What I loved about it, was that it was light in color and it didnt really dry and crackle on the skin. You could use it during the day without scaring off your children or the delivery guy – my husband barely noticed that I was using a face mask. RRP £19,09

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Firming day lotion
I liked this face creme, but as I have extremely dry skin during winter time, I felt that it didnt give me enough moisture. I could imagine using it during summer time as a lighter daily moisturizer. RRP £18,72

Recovering Night Creme

This night creme was the perfect amount of moisture for the night. After doing the face cleaning routine, it felt pampering to finish it off with the night creme. A good product, but  RRP £26,26

Forever Alluring Eyes
I am quite the rookie when it comes to eye cremes. I have only started to use them nearly a year ago. So far I have been sticking with one brand only, but especially during winter I feel that it’s not thick enough for me. This Forever Alluring eyes was very moisturizing yet light on the skin. Definitely a thumbs up for this product! RRP £20,71

Forever Aloe Lips 
Yes, Yes and Yes! I am probably the worst lip product addict there is! My friends used to laugh about me when I put on 7 different lip products within 20 minutes. Well.. I just needed all of them! And this Lip balm is no exception, it has a nice scent and is clear in colour. Nobody likes those white streaks of dried product in the corner of the mouth! Definitely one of my favourite lip balms. RRP £2,99

*All opinions are my own.

Baby favourites

This Christmas Baby G got plenty of toys, books, clothes and some toiletries. His auntie gifted him with a nice bag full of Mádara Creams. I thought I’d tell a bit more about these products as they are not really available on the high street. All Mádara products can be ordered online here.

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The Cocoa&Plum Creamy Oil has been a favourite since G was born and we have absolutely loved it! The consistency is great, it becomes soft and liquidy on the skin but is a more solid and cream-like, so it makes it easy to dose and you don’t get it all over. I also love the fragrance. A very subtle sweet smell, that is not too strong even for a newborn.

We have been using the Protective Baby Cream for a good couple of weeks now, applying it on  babys face before our daily walks and it has really made a difference. No more dry cheeks although I do apply a face cream after his bath in the evening, just to bring out that extra “baby cheek”softness. Different from the body oil, the Face Cream has a typical cream scent as it is unperfumed.

The Oat and Camomile Body Wash has been in use since we got it. The pump bottle is great, easy to dose and there’s no fuss trying to open a shampoo bottle with soapy hands, while trying to hold a non stop moving toddler from slipping around in the tub. G always asks to put a little bit of body wash on his hand, so that he can rub his tummy! I guess that’s his way of saying that he too approves!

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Needless to say, I really like all Mádara products for babies. A great thing about these products is that they area all natural, vegan (note: Creamy Baby oil contains beeswax), Cruelty free and ECOCERT standard. Madara products are NOT tested on animals.

(Source: http://www.madaracosmetics.com/en/faq/category:products/)