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Aurelia – Miracle Cleanser – Honest Beauty

I’ve been planning to write a series of posts on Honest Beauty for a while now.  Taking my favourite skincare and make up products that are kind to nature, kind to skin and have had a particular impact on me.

First up is the rather spectacular Miracle Cleanser from Aurelia Probiotic Skincare.  I first wrote about this little gem back in October 2014, this little pot of loveliness was first given to me by the then new brand to try.  Since I’ve bought a glass tub (think old chemists and apocatherapy shops) for myself every Autumn, and introduced it to friends.

What has kept its space in my bathroom cabinet over the years is a mixture of very good ingredients, Bergamot, Eucalyptus, Chamomile, Rosemary, with equally amazing smells and added to that, a creamy texture which at this time of year works as a dual cleanser and moisturiser, a generally non abrasive nourishment for the skin.

At £42 its a luxury buy which will take you all through the colder seasons of the year, keeping your skin soft and smooth.

If you want the technical probiotic and bioOrganic reasons for buying check out my old post here or take a look on the website,

It’s also available from Urban Retreat Beautique

Love  DSB X

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Happy New Clarisonic

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I like to think I’m fairly in the know about new technology, early adopter to this, first to get that, but when it comes to skincare I’m way behind the curve.

Regular readers will know it’s only in the last couple of years that I’ve discovered skincare other than basic moisturiser and a wet flannel.

I’m please to report I’m now making up for my beauty cave woman attitude by trying the best of what’s on the market.

I heard about the wonders of Clarisonic some time ago, some whizzy sort of beauty face brush?  I didn’t exactly avoid it; I just didn’t think it was necessary.  I clean, I tone, I moisturise, I have day creams and night creams, eye creams and serums.  Do I really need another beauty aid with which to faff around in the morning and make Mr B considerably more agitated than usual?

The answer is an astounding YES!

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Just before Christmas between lunches and shopping, packing boxes and posting cards, too much wine and too much stress, I looked in the mirror.  A somewhat hollow eyed, crinkly faced monster looked back.  Action I thought must be taken.  I called the Clarisonic press office and told them my plight; they made a special delivery for outstanding circumstances.

I’ve been using the Clarisonic Aria since Christmas Day and the results speak for themselves.  Smoother, clearer skin.  Noticeably softer to the touch, using the sonic frequency system daily seems to have reduced the size of my pores and lines.

It has a neat timer, which means you spend the right amount of time on each area, this is also really handy for me as I’d probably be in the bathroom all day. It cleanses so thoroughly the next product you use on your skin absorbs beautifully giving you a real post facial kind of glow.

At £155 the Clarisonic Aria is a thought out buy, so, have a think about it then buy it.   I wish someone had insisted I try it 12 months ago. It’s the best beauty buy I can recommend.  If you only buy one beauty tool this year then buy this….There’s nothing else comes even close to this kind of clean on the market. Give your beautician a January break, cancel your facials and order it now.

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