Friday, 25 November 2016

The Winter Body Care Line Up

When I awoke this morning desperately needing a pee at 7am I could not believe how freezing it was when I stepped out of my bed! Here in Glasgow we are fairly used to the cold weather but today is the first official winter day I've experienced in November. You know that way where its too cold to snow and you can literally feel you toes and fingers going numb? Yep that's exactly what I'm talking about. Anyways with the cold weather comes a whole host of problems; dry skin, chapped lips, and extremely dehydrated hands and feet. Today I'm going to talk through this years winter body care staples...

Soap and Glory The Scrub of Your Life
Everyone knows that in order to take care of dry skin you need to start by exfoliating! This is also the time of year I normally start wearing my fake tan weekly to add a bit of colour to my pasty winter skin so it's so important that I make sure I keep my body moisturised. This is definitely one of my favourite scrubs. I love how it smells just like the Mist You Madly Fragrance Mist, which is kind of the quintessential S&G scent in my opinion. However, what I like most about this is the fact that it is super rough i.e. contains lots of scrubby particles AND it comes in a tube which is obviously so much more handy and reduces product wastage. It definitely leaves my skin feeling mega smooth and smelling sweet too!

Zoella Beauty Hungry Hands
I'm not a huge fan of Zoella Beauty even though I like her actual YouTube videos as I think the products are a bit young but when I saw the packaging of this hand cream I couldn't help but go out and buy it. It's just so goddamn festive! I always carry hand lotion with me in the summer never mind in the winter time and this has so much product in it for such a low price! It smells like gingerbread (which is one of my favourite festive scents) and yet its not too sickly sweet either. I also wasn't really expecting the formula to be that good due to the price point but it actually is! It sinks in instantly, and admittedly it's not the most moisturising hand cream out there but its certainly a good one to carry in your handbag and you get so much product for what you pay.

Victorias Secret Amber Romance Body Butter
A bit like the Body Shop Body Butters, but thicker and smells like actual heaven. This is definitely my favourite VS scent, which I got as a gift for my birthday. It smells so good you could actually eat it and aside from that it also does a bloody good job of moisturising my body while leaving it perfectly perfumed. This body butter contains Jojoba, Shea and Vitamin E. Stick it on your Christmas lists ladies...this is a good one!

Lush Fair Trade Foot Lotion
As gross as it is you cannot for one second deny that winter makes your feet super dry and disgusting. I tend to suffer from quite dry feet all year round so I'm quite apt at taking care of them but I think it's a bit of a laborious task if I'm honest. I've tried a lot of different foot masks and the likes but I normally use this Lush one. I pop it on every night before bed and put some moisturising socks on over it. It softens any hard skin and makes my feet feel normal again...especially after a long day walking around Christmas shopping or whatever else I get up to in the winter months. It's pink and it smells like peppermint, and it does the perfect job! You can't go wrong with this one really!

What are your winter body care staples? Do you have a winter routine? 

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Lisa x


  1. Every winter I always have to step up my skincare regime, though I always kinda forget about my feet! I might check out that Lush product!xx

    Honeypot Blogs

    1. It's so hard keeping yourself moisturised in the winter haha! X

  2. I have not used any of these products...yet! Definitely need to try and ge my hands on Zoe's hand cream as it sounds amazing :)

    Sarah | What Sarah Writes | Giveaway

    1. Awww it's so good for an every day hand cream! Defo a good secret Santa pressie ! :)


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