I thought it was time to write a review on my favorite exfoliator: Lush’ Angels on Bare Skin. I love this product as it is gentle enough for my sensitive skin, yet rough enough to give a deep and thorough cleansing.
Here’s what Lush says:
For heavenly soft and balanced skin, take a smidge of Angels on Bareskin, mix with a little water and massage in. The kaolin clay base deep cleanses while ground almonds gently exfoliate the dead skin away. Rose and lavender are added to soothe and help balance out combination skin. It’s our best selling preservative-free and packaging-free daily cleanser for all skin types, so if you don’t know which cleanser to choose and it’s heavenly skin you’re after, start with Angels.
Soft and balanced? Check! My skin feels super soft after using this and I’ve gotten less blackheads and spots after using this regularly. I actually like the smell of it too: it’s subtle and refreshing to me. You can smell the nuts in there, but also something sweet and soothing which must be the rose and lavender.
Like I said, I won’t use this every day as it would be too rough for my skin. That’s why I use it as an exfoliator instead. I like it better than my previous one (The Body Shop Aloe Vera exfoliator) as it nourishes and cleans my skin at the same time, which I’m sure is the result of the clay combined with the almonds.
Here’s how you use it:
You take a bit of product. It doesn’t have to be much. It can be the size of a pea to a peanut depending on your liking:
I’m left with silky smooth, healthy skin every time I use this. I wouldn’t recommend it for removing eye make up as the grains could potentially irritate your eyes. But other than that this is a great product that’s soft, nourishing, soothing and cleansing all at the same time. Just make sure you smell it before you buy it. I don’t think the smell will be to everyone’s taste. Even though the price tag is quite high (I believe this tiny jar cost me a little over 10 euros), I will definitely purchase this again when my jar is empty.
Q: what’s your favorite facial scrub?