MakeUp4All AUTUMN 2011 Online Beauty Magazine

This post brought to you by Tree Hut . All opinions are 100% mine.

Summer is approaching, and we all want to look our best.  Besides working out and eating clean, firming body products are always a good idea!  This is why today I want to tell you about two new product by Tree Hut, their Italian Mocha Firming Sugar Scrub and Italian Mocha Firming Body Lotion.

Tree Hut Italian Mocha Firming Sugar Scrub and Italian Mocha Firming Body Lotion Review

Both products come in a  lovely forest green and brown packaging, both are very affordable (around $10 each), and they smell really nice. Tree Hut products are made in the USA, and are not tested on animals. I  personally don’t drink coffee, bu even I like the scent, but my girlfriends who do love it, were head over heals about the scent.

So what else do you need to know about the products?

Italian Mocha Firming Sugar Scrub

Tree Hut Italian Mocha Firming Sugar Scrub and Italian Mocha Firming Body Lotion Review 1

Just wow, this is my personal favourite product from two. It is a sugar scrub with caffeine and coffee grounds, well known skin-firming ingredients. Besides those ingredients, you get the benefits of certified organic shea butter,  Safflower Seed Oil, Evening Primrose Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Avocado Oil, Macadamia Seed Oil and Orange Oil.

This is why it exfoliates the skin properly, but at the same time doesn’t leave

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I’ve decided to try out some affordable skin and body care (to feature here, since a lot of people are always asking for the best money-saving products) so went out and bought quite a few Garnier products, since I really love a lot from them. In fact, my favourite cheap face and body creams are from the brand.

So today, I am finally going to tell you about my favourite not-expensive body scrub which I’ve picked up back in February.

And it is Garnier’s Oil Beauty Oil-Infused Nourishing Scrub.

Garnier Oil Beauty Oil-Infused Nourishing Scrub ReviewLet me tell you, I am very picky when it comes to body scrubs, and this one ticks all the boxes for me.

It has nice exfoliating particles which are not too tiny (I hate that sand paper feeling), but don’t hurt the skin, on the other hand.

The scrub doesn’t leave my skin feeling dry, since it contains four oils!Argan, Macadamia, Almond & Rose.  At the same time, because I have

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Elemis Skin Nourishing Body Scrub Review

Being a big fan of Elemis’ Nourishing range, Shower Cream and Milk Bath are fantastic products, I had high hopes for their Nourishing Body Scrub.

Here is how it looks like, it comes in a chic dark blue tube which could also work for boys (which means that your man can borrow it when you don’t know).

Elemis Skin Nourishing Body Scrub Review

As for the product itself – I really love it! The texture is creamy and it sticks to the  skin, without falling all over the bath/shower and making a mess.  I personally use it on the dry skin and I don’t need that much [product], so the tube will last me for some time.

The scrub contains natural exfoliators of rice, bamboo and bora bora sand which are exfoliating  enough (just how I love it, I personally don’t like when scrubs are too smooth, know what I mean?) but

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Philosophy Pure Grace Hot Salt Scrub Review

If you are a regular reader, you probably know that I am not a big fan of scrubs with very small particles and love my body scrubs to be really exfoliating but gentle.

Philosophy Pure Grace Hot Salt Scrub is the kind of scrub that I like.

The coolest thing about this scrub is that it warms up when you rub it in your (dry) skin for one-two minutes, as the  brand suggests.

It leaves the skin silky and smooth – exactly what  we want from a scrub. I would say that it does help battle the dryness on knees and elbows, too.  I also find that my creams absorb  better  after this scrub.

The scent is not overwhelming and is not intense, so

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Shower & Bath Products Of The Week

I really liked this post at Modesty Brown about Jane’s shower essentials, so I thought I’d show you what I have been using this week. I have tones of products for bath/shower as I love variety but I’ve narrowed them down to seven.

Can you guess what brands I have been loving lately? ;)

1. Cowshed Cowlick Gentle Shampoo

This shampoo smells absolutely amazing (lemon & ylang ylang) and it does leave my hair clean and shiny, however it gets greasy faster than I would like. Maybe it suits people with dryer hair better?

2. Philip Kingsley Elastisizer

This is a cult product and I have finally decided to try it! I have used it only three times but so far, so good. Will let you know my thoughts about it later.

3. Cowshed Lazy Cow Soothing Bath and Body Oil

This is a great multi-porpoise product as it can be used as a bath oil and body oil. It does make the skin softer and smells great.  I have got it to treat myself and am happy with my purchase, as it is a truly luxurious product. Expect a post about it in the future!

4. Cowshed Knackered Cow Soap

Maybe not the most attractive photo as it is properly used, but I am in love with these Cowshed soap I have got some time ago. I actually plan to try all the others (there are three more) from the range.  They don’t dry out my skin but leave it clean, would

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