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SNS Male Inspiration Hamper

I just wanted to say a massive thanks to Social Network Solutions for sending me this lovely male inspiration hamper through the post! It contains so many cute and useful items that I can’t wait to try out! I just thought I’d share with you guys what comes inside the hamper!

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Natural Yet Effective Skincare

The skincare industry is now a multi billion pound industry and there has recently been an important focus on the use of natural products/ingredients that still have effective results. I was so excited when I discovered SBC Gels! Founded in 1988, SBC create renowned ranges of powerfully active natural skincare and body care that really works. I received a few of their products (mainly the Vitamin ACE range) and have been using them for a while now and here’s what I think and what I’d rate the products based on their effectiveness.

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Morning Skincare Routine

Just thought I’d share my morning skincare routine with you all. After 19 years of battling with oily skin and then dry skin and then oily skin again! I think my body finally decide to give me combination skin. This basically means I have a mix between an oily T-zone but dry skin around my cheek area… Males finding it hard to apply “girly” cosmetics with flower fragrances… this is for you!

Mornign Skincare Routine

I start off my morning with washing my face with just lukewarm water, just to dampen my face. I then use the Biore Deep Pore Charcoal Cleanser. To use this you just simply pump a small amount into your hand, form a lather and then massage across your face. You can feel it working itself into your pores and genuinely “cleansing” your skin. Then all you have to do is wash it off and pat-dry with a clean towel.

Then comes the key moisturiser. After sampling many moisturisers I found the best one for combination skin is the Loreal Men Expert Pure & Matte Moisturising Gel. It truly does live up to its name by leaving an anti-shine matte effect to the skin. A little really goes a long way with this moisturiser and although it being slightly expensive it is definitely worth investing in. I feel my skin does become slightly greasy after 10-12 hours of wearing this moisturiser but combining this with the cleanser, my skin stays matte for much longer.

For long term care of your skin I recommend drinking lots of natural lemon water as it cleanses and purifies your skin. Just simply squeeze a slice or two into a glass of water or you can just make a full jug of water using a couple of lemons and limes, and keep it cool in the fridge.

I hope this works a treat for you all, don’t hesitate to contact me for any tips and tricks!