16/08/2013

Origins Family

Origins Skincare

Origins Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask


Origins GinZing

Boots, how I do admire you, those little counters filled with beautifully packaged beauty goodies draw me in every time! I had always over looked the Origins counter for some unknown reason though but since reading rave reviews on a few Origins products some how this little skincare family happened.

Products mentioned in post


First up we have the Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Mask £22, this has been raved about by just about everyone and there dog. As I have combination skin and this mask is aimed  more towards dehydrated skin types I didn't think this would do much for me.I must say however I was wrong I love this, it smells like peaches has a lovely light yet rich formula and I really notice a huge difference with my skin. This seems to help hydrate the more oily parts of my skin and dry flaky skin is also banished, I have noticed a huge improvement in my skin texture since using this. I tend to use this once a week and I apply after using the...

Origins Modern Friction scrub £33, as I got this as part of a gift set I only recently discovered that the full price is a whopping £33 -moving on swiftly. This scrub is gentle on the skin but not gentle enough that you can't get your buff on. My skin feels a whole lot smoother after using this and a whole lot brighter too. Worth the money? I think not on this occasion as there are cheaper alternatives that would probably do the same job if not better.

Origins Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask £22, is another lovely product, I find some clay masks hard to get off (sore scrubbed up skin anyone?) but this ones just lovely gets all the gunk out and wipes off easily. I tend to apply this once a week for a little skin detox.

Origins A perfect World Age Defence Treatment £19Although I know with skincare it's all about the effectiveness of the product I really do have to be off point here and say the smell of this oh wow...this smells so refreshing! Lemon, gingery goodness I can't even begin to describe the smell but this is just so refreshing to use in a morning it really wakes me up. This is an alcohol free toner/treatment (I'd say this is more of a toner then a treatment) it's lovely and gentle on the skin but this really does remove any remaining traces of make up and daily grime.

Origins GinZing Energy Boosting Moisturizer  , £23 Just about every bloggers talked about this one so I'll keep it short and sweet. This moisturiser is a gel like texture, it smells like oranges (I can imagine the smell being quite annoying for some people) this gives your skin hydration. I have combination skin so I find this moisturiser gives me enough moisture for the dryer parts of my skin but doesn't make me look like an oil slick! By all means this moisturiser isn't mattifying but I know lots of people with dry/combination/oily to very oily who have tried this moisturiser and absolutely love it so it seems to be an all round little pot of goodness-also at £23 this really is a reasonable price for Origins

 Origins Checks And Balances Frothy Face Wash £18 After my huge long rave I finally reach the product that I was the least impressed with. This seemed to really dry my skin out, I know cream/foamy cleansers generally tend to have this affect on drier skin types but as I am combo (and this is aimed at combo) I thought we would get along clearly not! This like all Origins products smells lovely, but sadly my skin seems to have broken out and I think this may be the culprit.

What are your favourite Origins products? Or skincare brands?
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2 comments

Reana Ashley said...

omg I love origins!!!!

Rinica Warner said...

Eeep tell me about it I just love there products, have you tried the ginzing moisturiser? it smells a-mazing doesn't it?

i defo have a little origins addiction going on I just seem to love all of there products :)

Rinica x

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