[productsample] It’s hard to tell whether Steve the pony in question is fact or fiction but who cares? It’s a great name for anything – even a cleansing balm.
Providing you have no sensitivities to the ingredients – pomegranate oil, moringa oil, sweet orange, lemon, mandarin and grapefruit oils, and you enjoy a cleansing balm, this shapes up to be quite the find. It’s a tiny tin but you don’t need to use a lot at any one time, and the scent is minimal – if anything it smells a bit ‘raw’ rather than the fruity notes I was expecting.
The difference between this balm and others I’ve tried is that it’s somewhat stiffer until it warms up in your hand – then it turns into a smooth, emollient balm that more or less eats make up off your face. You do need a warm flannel to remove to give an exfoliating effect as well as to effectively take the balm away (and for every balm and flannel set you buy, the brand plants a tree). I found another use for this balm too – if you find your complexion dries out after you’ve been in the shower or after exercise, a very thin layer of balm gives a waterproofing effect that completely eliminates that issue. I know this after applying the balm and then stepping into the shower without a flannel at hand – the balm stayed put under the water and my skin stayed supple!
Although it’s a little pot (larger ones are on their way), it’s perfect for travel and for gifts (stocking fillers perhaps). It’s a quirky little thing that I’m pleased to have – it’s earned a place in my beauty cupboard for more than just a skin softening and protecting cleanse – pop it on dry places (elbows, knees, hands) and enjoy the supple feel that follows. You can find it HERE.
Elizabeth Arden Hyaluronic Acid Ceramide Capsules
I’d be prepared to put money down to bet that you won’t have experienced a skin care texture like this before...
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