Monday, 12 March 2012

Setting sprays

Vitamin E and Vitamin C face mists

Hello! its been a very very VERY long time since I did a post! terrible! Anyway.....
I thought I would do a little review on these two beauties that I have resently purchased. I took full advantage of the 3 for 2 offer the bodyshop had on skincare this month, and picked up these and a moisturiser.

I have been wanting to try a setting spray for suuuuuch a long time as I hate the cakey dry look I get with powder. I really cant go without setting my makeup as my skin gets quite oily and my makeup ends up going all patchy. Yuck! Corrie at http://www.dizzybrunette3.com/ always raves about the Bodyshop Vitamin E spray, and how it helps keep here makeup in place for the day, so I decided I would give it a go.

I am loving this stuff! It really does help keep my makeup in place and makes my skin look lovely and dewy. I spray it after I have finished applying my makeup in the morning and then spray it on my face for a refresher if I need it throughout the day. I feels lovely and cooling on my skin too which is nice. I was a bit worried my sensitive skin would take a horrible reaction to this as it has a light scent but I have has no problems with it

The Vitamin C spray is reccomended for Dull skin and is supposed to give your skin a 'pick me up'. Now to be honest I feel the first spray does that for me anyway and this one has been stinging my face slightly (damm my sensitive face) I think someone with normal skin would have no problem with this though!

I did try the ELF setting spray but really didnt enjoy it. I wanted to take a photo to add in this post but I couldnt find the bottle anywhere. It had a such an odd smell and it really really stunk my face. I found that it did help set my makeup but made my skin look really dry.

I hope this has been of help and I would really reccomend trying a setting spray if you are wanting to get away from powders.

A little love
Emma xo

12 comments:

  1. I think I should take a try :)

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  2. they both sound amazing! i would looove to try them, my skin can definitely use a "pick-me-up". ;)

    <3, Mimi
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  3. I should definitely try something like this. :)

    Love your blog and now following! Maybe you'll have time to visit my blog :)

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    annchica ♥
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  4. I was thinking about trying Vitamin E spray, I will as soon as I will finish my Mac fix+. x

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  5. Neat post and love your blog... would you like to follow each other!

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  6. I've been thinking about giving these a try. I'm currently using the ELF spray and it's fine for me, but I think I could find something that's better at the job :) great post!

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    -Emily.

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    1. Thanks! :) Bodyshop always has deals on too so you can always get these ones dead cheap xo

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  7. I'm just starting to really love the vitamin E spray, may try the C one now, need me some brightening :)

    Laura xoxo

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    1. thanks for having a read :) yeah the C one is great for giving skin a boost. A lot of my freinds swear by it xo

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  8. i have the vit e one and since ive bought it in march i use it daily! i love it. even without makeup cos i work in a stuffy office so it really hydrates me and freshens my skin up :))

    xxx

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    1. My work is totally the same! I have been keeping mine in my desk for during work pick me ups!

      I have just started following your blog, its great! xo

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  9. Lovely post, I really like setting sprays but have been using my Nourish Balance Apple Toner for all these sorts of things lately. I love the Body Shop Vitamin E range, so I may go into store and have a test of that soon. I agree, ELF isn't all that great, I personally have never gotten on with any of their products! x

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