First Impressions

Trying new brands and products is one of my favourite things about blogging, I feel very lucky that I get the chance to try so many new things and recently I have had the chance to try a lot of products so I thought I would share some first impressions with you all. I will be writing full reviews on a couple of these products so keep an eye out for those if you’re interested.


I’ve never used a tissue mask before and couldn’t wait to give this one a try as the name suggests that it’s super moisturising and hydrating and my skin desperately needs some of that. I’ve had two of these now and think they are a nice added extra for a dry skin routine. I plan on using one a week just for an added boost of moisture but I will say it’s not a game changer, it definitely didn’t provide me with a weeks worth of hydration like it suggests on the packet but it was so soothing when it was on and it did leave my skin feeling so incredibly soft and smooth. I feel like you might see more of a difference with continual use so I will be buying more for my Sunday paper sessions. For just £1.50 they are a great little treat.


Janjira is a brand I have never heard of before but I was so intrigued by the Thai spa-inspired elements. I have been using the Pomegranate & Acai Micellar Water since I got it and it’s pretty much the same as any other micellar water. I do like that this one is fragrance free which makes it great for sensitive skin and it cleans the skin without stripping it of it’s natural oils. It’s supposed to help with premature ageing and reduce the appearance of pores however I haven’t been using it for long enough to comment on that yet. I really like the pump on this as it’s so much easier than poring the product out, you just place a cotton pad on top and press down and it dispenses it straight out with no mess.


The Argan Oil Milky Body Scrub is such a lovely product. The scent is amazing, quite powerful and it really reminds of something you would typically smell in a spa, calming essentials oil, so lovely. The product itself is a great texture, as the name suggests it’s a milky consistency compared to normal scrubs which are more on the solid side. It’s not an abrasive scrub at all as the granules are very fine and the oils make it very soothing and hydrating on the skin.


I’ve only used one other brand of eye pads before and I can’t even remember what they were so I couldn’t wait to try some more. I was only sent one sachet which gives me just one use so it really is a first impressions. For £19.50 for 6 sachets I really had high hopes for them and they were very nice. They promise noticeable difference from just the first use which I must say is a very bold statement and I personally didn’t notice a difference. However, they were very soothing and cooling on my under eyes, I’d had a rough night sleep because of George and they did help with making me feel/look more awake. The under eyes do feel smooth after use as well but would I splurge the full price to test these properly? Probably not.


I mentioned in my Brands I Want To Try More Of In 2017 post how I really wanted to try the Chanel Le Blanc De Chanel which is a multi-use illuminating base. As soon as I apply this my redness is dramatically reduced and does brighten my complexion. I have a couple of little bumps on my cheeks and this just evens out my complexion as well as illuminating it. I will be writing a full review on this but so far I am loving it and I’m so glad I decided to have a little splurge.


I received this a couple of weeks ago and it is so dreamy, such a beautiful scent. It’s so light and fresh, slightly sweet but not too sickly, I adore it. The best part for me though is how long it lasts, I spray two pumps in the morning and in the evening I can still smell it, it’s incredible. I will be reviewing this fully as it’s so lovely and I want to go into more detail.

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