A thing of beauty is joy forever

A thing of beauty is  joy forever

14 December 2009

winter special part 2


Winter is here already for good so I wanted to share my favourite winter treatments.

Recently I realised that my skin feels much drier than usual. If I'm in a rush in the morning and forget about a body lotion, it's red and a bit itchy! Yuck!

So I pay more attention now and these are the cosmetics that never fail me:

The Body Shop - Coconut Body Butter

What do they say? 'An intensive, creamy butter offering up to 24 hours moisturisation. It absorbs into the skin easily, helping to condition, soften and smooth the skin. Once you get over the indulgent tropical scent, slick this on and be transported all over again. Containing Community Trade shea and cocoa butter.'

What do I think? It"s perfect for normal/dry (in winter) skin. It has a very rich feeling on the skin. It leaves it feeling moisturised and soft. The only thing for me is that it takes some time to absorb so I usually put it on my skin and do my makeup or something to let it absorb. And the good thing that you need a little amount of the product so the package lasts forever.

Coconut Body Butter  - Body Moisturisers

The Body Shop The Passion Fruit Dry Oil Mist

What do they say? 'Helps to condition the skin. Provides women in marginalised, rural communities with the rare opportunity of regular work and income'

What do I think? It is a good alternative for classic oil. It dries much quicker. It smells divine and it's less messy. It moisturises really well.

Lush Strawberry massage bar

What do they say? 'Our fruity Massage Bar is made with crushed strawberries and an infusion of hibiscus flowers. It's scented with the same delicious fruit-sundae-with-cream-on-top aroma as our Yummy Yummy shower cream wash. Celebrate the
strawberry feels forever.

What do I think?
I simply love Lush massage bars! They melt when they touch your skin and make it soft and well moisturised. Lush has a whole range of massage bars and I tried most of them. I'd recommend to check it first in the shop before you buy it because some people might think their scent is a bit heavy. The other thing is that I can only use it after a shower at night as it leaves a really pleasant but noticeable layer of oil on my skin.

And the product that doesn't need an introduction!
Baby oil!

The one I' m using at the moment is Johnson's baby oil with lavender.

That's definitely a night time moisturiser for me.
Sometimes I like to put it on my feet and put socks over it.
In the morning I wake u
p with the softest feeling ever:)

Hope that's helpful Bellas:)

And by the way, I've seen 'New Moon' last week.
And I'm still definately Team Edward :> lol

And speaking of New Moon, there's an interesting link to check out here.
It was recommended by Kalel on YT.



  1. those strawberry massage bars look divine. i swear by cocoa butter intensive lotion in the winter (my feet get so dry!)
    xo meg

  2. oooh the body shop has the best butter creams ever!

  3. I need the massage bars and J&J oil now! My poor legs are uber dry.