8.29.2017

Empties #27: Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Perfume, Rose oil, Clinique Moisture Surge Moisturiser

I have a random mixture of things on my empties for today but things I have really enjoyed using!




Yves Saint Laurent - Black Opium Perfume
I looove this fragrance so so much. YSL do some great fragrances and Black Opium is one of my all time favourites. I received this small bottle as a gift for my birthday (it is pricey as hell!) but I only really buy perfume oils from The Perfume Parlour (if you want to read some more info on the fragrances I got from TPP or wth it is then click here!) The main notes to this fragrance are black coffee, white florals, vanilla and white musk - a really nice mixture of scents. The bottle itself is super pretty and a great statement bottle! In terms of longevity I don't think it lasted a huge amount of time on my skin and I felt myself reapplying fairly often throughout the day.
3/5 - great scent but would not repurchase due to the price.


Rose Oil
I'm a huge fan of adding oils into my skincare routine - they're nourishing, hydrating, healing and generally feel nice on the skin as my final step in my evening routine. I use a mixture of different oils as my evening oil treatment and rose oil is one of them. I personally love the smell of rose so this smells amazing for me! Rose oil is great for healing scarring, helping with discolouration, hyperpigmentation; it's an antioxidant so rejuvenates the skin and is a great moisturiser. Rose oil is one of the more pricier oils but this bottle was neat rose oil and not cut with almond oil (which these little bottles usually are - so double check!) When using oils that are completely neat make sure you use a carrier oil with them as they will be too harsh on the skin - carrier oils are oils like almond, coconut, avocado.
5/5 - would definitely repurchase


Clinique - Moisture Surge Moisturiser
I was lucky enough to be gifted this moisturiser and I'm so glad as it's pricey at £34.00! It's a really nice water based gel kind of texture - pink in colour, it's very light and sinks into the skin really nicely. It's hydrating and comfortable on the skin and I was actually really impressed! I've never used any Clinique skin care products but this is making me want to look more into their more powerful products.
4/5 - great product but would not repurchase due to the price


And that's it for today! Have you tried any of these products? What do you think?


If you have any questions or suggestions feel free to drop me a comment!

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