Saturday, October 18, 2014

Budget Skincare | Boots Botanics

I do love my luxury brands when it comes to skincare, but sometimes it just seems a little bit tight having to spend so much on one product when it could equate to four! Although I'm a fan of budget skincare, it can be difficult to determine which ones are actually good and won't irritate the skin and I think i've found my personal favourite. Botanics is an organic skincare, bath and body range. They're products are very natural as the company works with plant experts at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. They discover and authenticate the best active ingredients, then hand-pick extracts to get the benefits for whatever skin type. I think this is incredible, especially for a budget brand. I'm going to share with you the products that I've acquired and love. 

Botanics All Bright Gentle Cleansing Cream -  I remember using this for the first time and thought it was strange to use, as you sweep it all over the face and then gently remove with a cotton pad. This is great as a pre-cleanse or after as this removes makeup, oil and dirt without drying out the skin, leaving it extremely soft and glowy. Due to the hibiscus it leaves the skin looking bright, as it's a natural brightening booster and leaves a slight hue of pink. 

Botanics All Bright Soothing Eye Makeup Remover - My dream of an eye makeup remover, this is seriously the best! Before using shake it up, then apply to a cotton pad and gently massage over the eyes. Due to it being an oil formula it gets rid of all eye makeup with one cotton pad on each eye, even waterproof formulas! Again, due to the hibiscus it leaves the eyes looking bright, conditions the lashes and soothes the eye area. 

Botanics Radiant Youth Super Serum -  I'm currently trialling this product, so can only give you my thoughts of it so far. I apply this morning and night to the face and neck before my moisturiser and gently massage it in to the skin. Apparently it reduce wrinkles and fine lines, but I don't have that yet, so time will tell with that, but what I can tell you is that it leaves the skin looking super luminous and glowy. This contains ginkgo which is packed with antioxidants that protect the skin from damage and help the skin look younger. I love the smell, it leaves my skin so soft and really bright!

Botanics 80% Organic Hydrating Eye Cream -  Another trial here, using my ring finger I apply the tiniest amount under and around the eyes after my toner, morning and night. This is so nourishing when applied which is lovely against the skin, leaving it very smooth and soft. I do find it hydrating and leaves the under-eye area looking radiant, luckily I don'y suffer from fine lines or dark circles. As this contains Rosehip, natural hydrating, it's rich in Omega oils, which helps with suppleness and keeps all skin types soft and healthy looking.



  1. I've been loving the Botanics day cream, really want to try some of the products you've listed above they all sound amazing! x

    Jordan | Keep Dreaming ♥

  2. I absolutely love the Botantics range, always leaves my skin feeling super soft! xx

    Abi |

  3. I've used the Botanics range before but for some reason I did not get along with the All Bright toner :/ I like the sound of the cleansing cream though x


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