If you follow me on Instagram Stories (@jasminedowling) you would know I have a weakness for beauty/skincare products. I feel like it was after my 25th birthday something switched in me where instead of impulse purchasing clothes, I replaced that with beauty products. I am also very fortunate to receive beauty/skincare gifts from companies to try out. Which leads me to this blog post - the things that are here to stay, the things that I have recently discovered and already know I will be repurchasing. This list is only my new additions, you can browse through some of my favourite beauty products in past posts here.
Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant
I must admit, I have only been using this product for the past week and a bit but damn, I am obsessed. So many of you reached out saying I would love this and you were right. It is a gentle exfoliant which I use in the shower daily and afterwards my skin feels like a babies bottom. This followed up by some new moisturisers/oils I am testing out has been my new favourite thing to do at night.
Clinique even better glow
I wanted to include this foundation because I am nearly through my first bottle and I definitely will be repurchasing. Whenever I wear this foundation I always get people complimenting on my skin. It isn't heavy, it evens my skin tone out and gives me a super healthy look to my skin. It is a winner any day of the week.
MECCA cosmetica lit from within illuminating drops
Mecca Cosmetica released new products from their Lit From Within range late last year and I was lucky enough to be able to try out the powder, drops and balm version. My pick of the bunch would be the drops, they are a light rose gold colour and perfect to pop on your cheeks, cupid's bow and brow. I like to wear this when I have no foundation on, under my foundation or press it over my foundation with my finger tip. Usually I will apply it with my finger tip or a small stippling brush. If you are very fair this colour may not be to your taste.
I have been using the Face Halo microfibre wipes for the last few months and I can now say I won't go back to disposable cotton pads. Not only is it more economical and sustainable, they are fantastic at taking off your makeup with only water. If you have sensitive skin or eye area, you will love these as you can remove your makeup without stinging or irritation. After removing my makeup with one of these I follow with my usual Pep Start Cleanser from Clinique.
Ro's Argan Body Conditioner
Lately I have been loving in-shower body conditioners as I am super lazy when it comes to moisturising my body & love having showers. So this product combines my hate for moisturising but my love for being in the shower - perfect. Now let's get to the smell. I am in love with myself after using this in the shower. I smell like a garden of roses and I will be repurchasing this in the biggest container I can.
clinique pep start pout restoring lip night mask
This stuff is no joke. I have probably tried over 10 lip balms in the last year and nothing compares to this. I know it calls itself a night mask but I use this at any time. It is the only thing that saves my lips when they are dry. Absolutely swear by it and already about to purchase my third tube.