LoveLula Beauty Box September 2020

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Hi everyone, I hope you are all keeping safe and well. It’s time to share my thoughts on September’s LoveLula Beauty Box .

This month’s box contains full-sized products from Ayumi NaturalsInika and Dr Botanicals and travel size products from Mádara and Urban Veda.

The total value of this month’s box is £62. There’s also an exclusive beauty box offer of 20% off the brands featured in the box.
Let’s have a look at what’s in this month’s box….
 

Ayumi Glow Turmeric & Papaya Glycolic Acid Face Toner (150ml )

A blend of proven actives and respected naturals to encourage a dew-fresh complexion and natural radiance. Glycerin used by generations for its water binding qualities helps keep the skin hydrated. Aloe vera is respected for its skin cooling and soothing properties while glycolic acid quietly encourages new skin cells as it gently tones the skin. A delicate infusion of traditional botanicals Turmeric, Papaya and Amla caress the skin with their sensitive care.

Ingredients:

Aqua (Water), Glycerin *, Polysorbate 20, Glycolic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Benzyl Alcohol, Parfum (Fragrance), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice ***, Dehydroacetic Acid, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Carica Papaya (Papaya) Fruit Extract, Phyllanthus Emblica (Amla) Extract, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Benzyl Benzoate **, Benzyl Salicylate **, Citral **,Citronellol **, Coumarin **,Hexyl Cinnamal, Limonene**,Linalool**.

*Vegetable Origin, **Naturally derived from essential oils, *** Organic

How to use:

Use daily in the morning and evening. Apply generously to cotton wool and sweep gently over face and neck. For optimal results, use after cleansing with an Ayumi face wash or a facial scrub and follow with a day or night moisturiser from the Ayumi range. This product can also be used to refresh your skin during the day.

I haven’t gotten round to using this product yet as it contains glycolic acid which is quite strong for my skin. I’m currently doing a course of AHA treatments and don’t want to overdo it with acids. I will hopefully share my thoughts once I get to try it out.


Dr.botanicals Hemp Infused Natural Nutrition Moisturiser (30ml )

Hemp Seed Oil and Cocoa Butter infused day moisturiser that works to protect, nourish and hydrate skin for a smooth looking complexion. Due to Hemp Seed Oil containing all of the 21 amino acids, it is known as ‘nature’s most perfectly balanced oil’. It is also extremely rich in Omega-3 and Omega-6 essential fatty acids which are key components for maintaining healthy skin and plumping tired, dry skin. Applying this moisturiser daily in the morning to restore the skin’s complexion. Cocoa Butter helps to lock in moisture and reduce water loss to reveal a glowing, hydrated complexion.

Ingredients:

Aqua (Water), Glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Cetearyl Olivate, Phenoxyethanol, Xanthan Gum, BenzylAlocohol, Sorbitan Olivate, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Caramel, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Ethylhexyglycerin, Dehydroacetic Acid, Geraniol, Limonene, Cymbopogon Martini (Palmarosa) Oil, Linalool, CI 75810 (Chlorophyllin-Copper Complex).

First of all I love the fresh green colour of this moisturiser. It has a creamy smooth consistency and a refreshing herbal scent.

It feels silky on the skin and sinks well into the skin leaving it super soft and smooth. My skin feels well moisturised without feeling greasy which is great.


Mádara Smart Anti-Pollution Charcoal & Mud Repair Mask Travel Size (12.5ml)

Dull, tired look? Congested pores? Signs of ageing? Need recovery?

Give your skin a pollution and ageing antidote with this double action treatment, based on Black Northern Mud, activated Charcoal and antioxidant-rich extracts of Lichen, Moss, Fern and Alchemilla. Suitable for congested, stressed and problem-prone skin.

Delivers a superdose of age-correcting vitamin A, skin-perfecting vitamin B3 (niacin), 17 amino acids and essential minerals that work to reduce the first signs of ageing and recharge the skin with energy and glow. Removes pollution buildup, purifies pores and promotes skin cell renewal, leaving your skin clean, fresh and radiant.

Ingredients:

Aqua/Water, Sapropel mud, Diatomaceous Earth, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Charcoal Powder, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate, Alchemilla Vulgaris (Lady’s Mantle) Extract*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Sphagnum Magellanicum (Magellanic Bogmoss) Extract, Cetraria Islandica (Iceland Moss) Thallus Extract, Polypodium Vulgare (Fern) Rhizome Extract, Sodium Levulinate, Sodium Anisate, Glyceryl Caprylate, Xylitylglucoside, Xanthan Gum, Sodium PCA, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Aroma/Fragrance, Propanediol, Anhydroxylitol, Sodium Phytate, Citric Acid, Xylitol, Lactic Acid, Limonene**.

*Ingredients from Organic Farming **Natural essential oils
100% Natural origin of total
2% Organic of total

I love face masks and this is one I received in a previous box a while back. The consistency is really smooth and it is easy to apply to the skin. I apply to cleansed skin and leave it on for 10 minutes. It thoroughly cleanses and decongests my skin. It rinses off easily and leaves my skin refreshed, soft, smooth and radiant.


Inika Mineral Mattifying Powder (3.5g)

This silky blend of skin-caring minerals helps set makeup, minimise the appearance of pores and reduce shine for a wonderfully flawless, matte finish.

Formulated with super lightweight mica minerals, the Mineral Mattifying Powder can be used under or over your foundation.
Applied to clean bare skin, it absorbs excess oil and diminishes the look of enlarged pores, disguising redness and fine lines for a seamless complexion.
Applied after foundation, it sets makeup for added staying power and provides that all-important airbrush finish.

Ingredients:

Mica, Oryza Sativa Powder, Silica, Tapioca Starch, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Gluconolactone, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Sodium Benzoate, Aqua.

  • A soft-touch blend of mica minerals mattifies the skin’s texture for a perfectly flawless complexion.
  • Controls shine and minimises pores while extending your makeup’s staying power.
  • Translucent finish.
  • Can be used as an ‘eye primer’ to help reduce excess oil on the eyelid and extend longevity of eye shadow.

I love Inika makeup so I was super pleased to receive this. It is a great versatile powder can be used before or after you apply foundation. I love that it helps to absorbs excess oiliness and minimise large pores.

The formula is lightweight and it provides an invisible barrier on the skin. It works perfectly to set my makeup and gives my skin a flawless finish.

 


UrbanVeda Reviving Renewal Night Cream (20ml)
Uplift waning skin by applying this replenishing concentrated night cream containing hydrating Rose Damask flower water, organic Pomegranate juice and collagen-boosting Arjuna.
 
Rich in antioxidants and essential fatty acids, Rosehip, Evening Primrose, Jasmine and Borage combine to help relax and improve the appearance of fine lines, restoring suppleness and elasticity.
Ingredients:

Aqua (Water), Isopropyl Myristate, Glycerin (Vegetable Origin), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cetearyl Alcohol, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Polyglyceryl-3 Dicitrate/Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate, Sodium Polyacrylate, Hydroxyacetophenone, Rosa Damascena Flower Water, Phenoxyethanol, Parfum (Fragrance), Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Fruit Oil, Xanthan Gum, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium Phytate, Borago Officinalis (Borage) Starflower Seed Extract, Jasminum Officinale (Jasmine) Flower Extract, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Leaf Extract, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Fruit Extract, Terminalia Arjuna Bark Extract, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Citric Acid, Citronellol*, Geraniol*.

*Naturally derived from essential oils.

I haven’t had the chance to try this out yet. The scent is not as overpowering as some of their other products so I will give it a go.

 
 
A nice selection of products this month.  My favourite product is definitely the Inika powder.
 
Thanks LoveLula!

 

 

 

Until next time,

 

Lola  

 

 

 

 

LoveLula Accredited Blogger Program Member

 

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