I hope you’ve all had a lovely weekend. I had my hair done yesterday in time for my holiday next Saturday! I know I should enjoy going to the hairdressers, but I really don’t! I find it really hard to sit still for so long! But my roots needed doing, I was starting to look like Jared Leto!
It was a lovely surprise to find that my hairdresser was back from maternity leave. Since she had her baby, I haven’t been 100% happy with my hair. But I left yesterday with a smile on my face. I only asked her to blast dry my hair as I was going to the gym afterwards, but she wanted to show me an idea for the wedding with some volume and a bit of a flick. I’ve never looked so glamorous on the treadmill!!
Tonight I am going to see Russell Howard in the new First Direct Arena in Leeds (Christmas present from me to Christian). I’ve heard he is even better live than on the TV so I am very excited!
Anyway, back to weddings… A few weeks ago I sent an email to Perfect Wedding magazine applying to take part in their reader panel. I was so excited when I got a reply saying they’d love to have me!
My contributions are in the April issue, available now. It was very exciting to open it up and see my photo in there!
Each month, they have a ‘Beauty on test’ feature, road testing various products. I was sent three Anti-ageing serums to try (should I be offended!?). It was quite difficult to review accurately in a short space of time, as these are the type of products that would need to be used regularly over a long period of time before you can really know if the work. You can see the short version of my feedback in the magazine, but here is my review in a bit more detail:
Delarom Objectif Jeunesse
£65 (buy here from The Urban Retreat Beautique)
This comes in a handy 30ml size, and claims to be a Face Lifting Serum with Hyaluronic Acid. Whilst I can’t tell you if it will actually lift your face… I can tell you that it is a light serum, that sinks into your skin quickly without being slimy or sticky. It doesn’t really have a smell, which I prefer for daytime. As recommended, I used this under my usual moisturiser and my skin did feel good. It felt clean and fresh, and although I might have just been imagining it, it felt like it had improved the elasticity in my skin as it promises.
Elemis Tri-Enzyme Resurfacing Serum
£98 (buy here from Time to Spa)
This also comes in a 30ml pack. Although it is called a serum, it is more of a creamy texture. It sounds a bit daunting when reading the packet, as it claims to stimulate skin’s natural cell renewal cycle and works within the multiple levels of the skin’s surface. I had visions of waking up the next day with the after-effects of a chemical peel! However it wasn’t quite so dramatic. It smells delicious, and made my skin feel bright and fresh. After a few days, my skin was feeling softer and smooth.
Dermalogica Multivitamin Power Serum
£59 (buy here from Dermalogica)
This was the cheapest but also the smallest of the three in a 22ml tube. Similarly to the others, it claims to decrease fine lines and boost elasticity levels. I liked how this one contains Vitamins A, C and E and it really feels like your feeding your skin with goodness. It is a light cream and smells deliciously fresh (I’m sure I can smell citrus). Of the three, this was my favourite (after just a few days of using each). I also think it is a more reasonable price to pay. I am going to continue using this, so I will let you know how I get on! Hopefully I will be ever youthful
Has anyone used any of these products before? Do you agree with my thoughts?
Beauty review: Anti-ageing serums was last modified: May 10th, 2014 by