Wednesday 11 February 2015

The Body Shop Drops of Youth Bouncy Sleep Mask // Review

Such a wordy title... A few weeks ago I went along to a bloggers event at The Body Shop in Liverpool, which you may have seen my post about - click here if not! I had such a lovely time but it was hell for my bank balance, as I ended up buying a few products that I needed wanted. One of these was the Bouncy Sleep Mask from their Drops of Youth range.

I suffer from mega dry skin, and I'm always on the look out for anything that will soothe it. At first I thought this might be quite gimmicky, as it's the consistency of PVA glue and has some sort of memory foam technology. Ahhhh, science. But nevertheless I decided to give it a go, and we got a little bit of discount on the night so it seemed the perfect opportunity.

You apply the mask (which comes with tiny spoontula, which is a blend word I have just invented because it's a cross between a spoon and spatula) after the rest of your skincare routine, which for me is pretty lengthy. It's recommended that you put the mask on about 15 minutes before bed time, so it's not completely gross and sticky on your pillow. It is meant to feel quite tacky on the skin, which doesn't bother me at all!

Being pessimistic, I didn't expect much. Oh how wrong I was - the next day I woke up and was expecting my skin to feel tight, rough and dry as it usually does in the morning. But for the first time ever, it was SOFT. I'd never experienced that before, and immediately rang my mum claiming it was a miracle. It is, okay?

I went home from uni for a couple of days and, alas, forgot to take the mask with me. My skin reverted to it's red-raw self, and I kicked myself for not doing a thorough bag-check before I left the house. Luckily after a night of using it when I got back to uni, my skin was dreamy again. I still have a bit of redness on my cheeks and the usual acne on my chin, but my make up seems to be applying so much better and my skin isn't sore any more.

Honestly, I am so thrilled I found this product and I'd recommend it to anyone. If you've tried it, let me know what you thought!

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  2. I'm loving body shop skincare at the moment and this sounds great! I feel like I'm picking up practically every product available for dry skin recently, my skin is desperate for it.

    emfranced here

    1. me too their skin care is fab, this is one of the best things i've tried! :)

  3. my skin is awful in winter so I definitely want to try this!! great review of it. would love if you could check out my fashion blog? :)

    The Fashion Road

  4. Great review! I picked this up last week but am yet to try it yet, super excited!

    alice x | beautybyalicee | bloglovin'

  5. Ooo! Now this is another product I need to buy from Body Shop! The list is becoming endless!!

    Lovely blog darling! x