REN launch AHA Smart Renewal Body Serum

REN launches its AHA Smart Renewal Body Serum in May - a body serum that works to improve the skin by boosting the natural exfoliating process - using AHAs - or Alpha Hydroxy Acids. You might be familiar with them in facial skincare, but not so much in body care. There is a big debate over the use of AHAs and really there is nothing to be afraid of. They're beneficial to the skin - read this excellent post on them here at Beauty 101. The … [Read more...]

REN launch Atlantic Kelp and Magnesium Body range

REN is a lovely brand. Natural, eco-friendly, great products, and excellent packaging. This May they launch a brand new body range, Atlantic Kelp and Magnesium, all about renewing your energy levels. The range does this thanks to a rich source of magnesium and anti-oxidants to help cells detox, which revitalises and re-energises the skin. The benefits of sea kelp & seaweeds have been used in West Ireland for bathing, as well as a … [Read more...]

Look Fantastic – for less!

I really love the beauty shopping site, lookfantastic.com. They do all the quirky hard-to-find brands, they save you getting the hard sell at the counters (some are still guilty of it!), and they have brilliant prices. Most things are less than the RRP, and they usually have various offers on. This week, until 10am on Thursday, they are offering 20% off Kerastase haircare as their offer of the week. And they also have up to 40% savings on  … [Read more...]

Moisture Mist – but not from the rain!

There are some beauty products that aren't exactly revolutionary, or essential in any way. Well, okay, one can argue that most aren't essential, but you know what I mean! Anyway - when I was given a bottle of one of REN's latest products, their Tonic Moisture Mist (£18) last week, I was kind of like, 'oh, okay, here's another kind of gimmicky summer product'. And, with all the rain we've had this summer the last thing I wanted to do was spray … [Read more...]