Ladies, it is time for another New Skincare on Trial post. This month is all about soothing and nourishing skincare for sensitive and irritated skin.
First up we have the *Elemis Smart Cleanse Micellar Water. This does a great job at removing makeup, including waterproof mascara. It doesn’t burn or irritate my eyes, and leaves my skin feeling soft and clean, and not stripped or dry.
Next up I have this Dr. Gobac Cleanser, it is a milky cleanser that leaves my skin clean but balanced. It works well as the second cleanse or as a morning cleanse, as it doesn’t remove makeup too well. It is nice and creamy, so it works well removed with a face cloth too.
A new mask on my shelf is the *REN Evercalm Ultra Comforting Rescue Mask. I am a huge fan of REN Skincare, and especially the Evercalm range, which is suitable for sensitive skin. I have used the entire Evercalm range after chemical peels, and the redness and irritation was subdued immediately. This mask is soothing and nourishing, and leaves my skin feeling hydrated, supple, destressed and calm. It is particularly soothing after a hot day, when your skin is feeling sensitive due to sun exposure. The mask should be left on for 10-15 minutes, and then removed with a damp cloth.
I love using cloths to remove balm cleansers and masks, it gets rid of all of the excess product while giving the skin a gentle exfoliation. These super soft cloths from Human + Kind are so soft and fluffy, and don’t scratch at my skin and are perfect to use when the skin is sensitive or irritated.
Another product I have been using to hydrate and calm my skin is the *Hydrating Mango Face Balm from Theravine. This silky face balm melts into your skin when applied, and has a feeling similiar to a hydrating face oil. My skin feels supple, soothed, nourished and hydrated and I really wish I had known about this during winter when my face was at its most dehydrated and uncomfortable. This can be used alone at night, or over a serum, which is my favourite way to use it, since it seals the serum in and prevents moisture loss by protecting the skins barrier. I have also been mixing this with a crushed powder highlighter and applying it to the high points of my face, which gives the most gorgeous natural glow!
And lastly, you may have seen my review of The Body Shop Drops of Light Range, where I mistakenly forgot the Multi-Protection Essence. Well, since I have started using it I have barely stopped. I love how thin and liquidy the product is, it truly is an essence, and melts into the skin immediately. It isn’t greasy, sits well under makeup and doesn’t pill. I will be getting a lot of use out of this during this season! And if you don’t know, The Body Shop has a 3 for 2 special on everything until Christmas, so there is no better time than now to stock up!
Do you have any skincare recommendations for sensitive, irritated skin?
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REN’s masks are some of my faves. The Evercalm one sounds lovely xx
Mine too! It is really amazing!
Ah this post is perfect for me as I have sensitive skin! I’ve tried the REN skincare range and love it!!
I also love REN skincare! What is your favourite product?
I absolutely love REN skincare, that mask is one of my faves!
It is lovely isn’t it! I use it once a week!
Really enjoys this post, being a bit of a self confessed skincare junkie I love to see what other people use and rate.
I’m a skincare junkie too, and love trying new products every month! It’s a fun way to find some staples!
I love Renault face masks. I’ll have to have a look at their Evercalm range xx
This one is so soothing and nourishing! Really like it for when my skin needs some TLC.
I’ve always heard such amazing things about Ren skincare, I really need to give it a whirl! x
Try and get some samples to try out, especially of the masks!
Ren is one brand that is still on my hit list to try out – I really want to give them a go soon! They look like incredible products 🙂
Erin || MakeErinOver
I love Ren, one of mg favourites. The glycolactic radiance mask is a must in my opinion!
I don’t think I’ve tried any of these before but I love Elemis and I really want to try this product now! x
It’s a really good micellar water. I haven’t tried anything else from the brand, what do you recommend?
I love all your picks – I need to try that micellar water out asap!
It is lovely! Thanks for popping by!
I have a few samples of that REN mask so I think i’ll try one this weekend! Great roundup of products! xx
It’s really soothing and great for calming the skin down!
So many goodies here that I’d love to try. I really must try more from Ren. I’ve tried a few small samples and really liked it xx
It is one of my favourite skincare brands! They have something for all types, and their masks are really great!
I want to get that white, fluffy cloth. Even the sensitive wipes burn my eyes.
It’s so soft! And I think they have some black Friday specials 😉
That Bodyshop range sounds perfect and with that offer it’s hard to resist!
It is a lovely range! I love the body shop 3 for 2 specials!
I really want to try more from REN as I hear such great things about it x
Their glycolactic radiance mask is one of the best things ever!
Your flatlays are literally my favourite! I need to up my skincare routine now that harsh winter is on its way!
Ah thanks Rosie! Yup these are great soothing products!
My skin can be so sensitive sometimes, I’m going to have to get to the body shop as their products don’t seem to cause any irritation
The Body Shop has some lovely skincare options!
The Elemis Micellar Water sounds amazing!
It is really great, I love micellar water for removing my makeup quickly before a wash!
The Body Shop drops of light range is so wonderful 🙂 xx
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It is, isn’t it? I love the sunscreen and the serum and the exfoliater!