I have bought a truck load of body products lately. And I think after using some of them I can give a pretty good review and I will review the others at a later time once I've used them for longer so as to be fair.
First of all are these Boots Botanics products. This is a brand I never thought to try before but I am really excited about them now and want to sing their praises. Some of them, especially Botanics Organic Nourishing Body Oil 95ml
It is a very small bottle, I would like to make that clear. But this very small bottle looked untouched after covering my whole body with it after one use. And whilst it was a little greasy it was great how quickly my skin drank it in, you could really see the dryer areas soaking it up. My favourite part of this was how my arms looked afterwards. Just plump and delicious and they truly have never felt as soft as this. This is my absolute favourite new product, the only tiny little downside is the smell which is a bit too herby for me, but fortunately it doesn't stay for very long.
Next is Botanics Softening Body Wash 200ml. The price is great, it lathers wonderfully and you don't have to use too much. And the smell lasts for ages. Which is a good thing this time as it smells really nice to me. It says it contains centella which helps to stimulate skin circulation, which is great if you're looking slightly sluggish and dull.
The next great thing is the Botanics Moisturising Body Balm 200ml which has a very similar scent to the body wash. It's a good moisturiser and it's not too sticky. I like that it's a natural product and that it strengthens the scent of the body wash but it's pretty basic and not particularly too special.
The final Botanics product is the Botanics Conditioning Clay Mask 120ml. It has a lovely scent but I was lured in because it said it wouldn't dry out my skin and I didn't feel that it made much of a difference. Normally after cheaper face masks that I've used my pores at least feel clean, but I was quite disappointed.
My other brand new completely fabulous product (which I couldn't be bothered taking a picture of) is a new product by Lush called Ro's Argan Body Conditioner.
First of all whatever I say about this is not enough to describe how amazing this is. It smells like Turkish Delight which is something I don't even like but on your body, smelling like roses and chocolate is really quite sensual. What's different about this product is it's actually a conditioner, at first I just thought it meant it put your body in a better condition, but you actually use it like a hair conditioner but on your body. You put it on in the bath or shower, rub it in, leave for a minute and then wash it off. And you really think at first that it's not going to be anything great, it's not going to do anything for your body because you've washed it off. But it's AMAZGING!!! It leaves your skin so youthful and soft and sexy feeling. It even makes it look amazing. Give this a try, you will not be disappointed. Comes in at a pricey £15.50 but really worth it and just like the Botanics Organic Nourishing Body Oil, you really don't need to use much.
I am surprised that I have found two body moisturisers that are as good as these all at once, but really happy because my skin's gonna' remain soft in this nippy weather.
Last wee thing, bought five different bath bombs/bubble bars from their Christmas collection. And while they don't really do much for your skin or anything, they are so lovely smelling and really great on super cold, frosty nights. You have to try Gingerbread House, it's not too gingery, just warm and spicy and inviting. Buy two, one for your bath and one to keep in your room to smell the joint up with the most gorgeous Christmassy smell.
What are you doing to keep your skin in check over winter? Are you in love with Lush as much as I am?