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Welcome to my Natural Skincare and Beauty Empties series on the blog. As I get to test quite a few products every month and not all of them can get featured on my blog, I thought it would be good to do light touch reviews of products after I’ve used them up.

My latest Natural Skincare and Beauty empties include the following products:

Earth Conscious natural vegan cream deodorant – Citrus (60g, £6)

  • Pros? So much more affordable than other natural deodorants, very economical and will last for months!! This is my third tub (I’ve been trying all the different scents!) and it just goes to show how much I love this brand and their deodorants.
  • Cons? I personally prefer the lavender scent which not only smells nicer to me but I also find it works much better at keeping my underarms fresh all day long. The lemon one does seem to lose its smell after a few hours and there were a few occasions when the skin on my underarms felt a bit irritated after the deodorant. 
  • Repurchase?  Yes but only the lavender & tea tree one.

More thoughts on this product in my full review.


Old Faithful Hammam Oil* (15ml, £16)

  • Pros? generally it absorbed well and had a nice relaxing smell
  • Cons? When I used too much, it was a little too rich on my forehead
  • Repurchase? I’m in too minds. It was a nice oil but I wasn’t blown by it.


Living Nature foundation – Pure Buff (30ml, £29)

  • Pros? Good coverage, blends in nicely (although when applied, you can tell you have foundation on, other foundation I’ve tried have the power to make you look like you haven’t got foundation.
  • Cons? the lightest shade is quite dark so not suitable for very pale skin tones, although mine seemed to adjust to my colour as time went by. At the beginning I mixed it with another brand’s lighter foundation to achieve a perfect tone but it would be good if the brand offered more choice for various skin tones.
  • Repurchase? Yes, it was a really great foundation.


Aroma Skincare Oatmeal & almond soap (105g, £1.99)

  • Pros? Amazing value for money, beautiful ingredients, skin feels soft and taut after use, no dry feeling after using this soap whatsoever!
  • Cons? I can’t think of anything!
  • Repurchase? Yes, absolutely!


Isla Apothecary Neroli Body Oil (100ml, £32)

  • Pros? Gorgeous smell, luxurious silky feel when you apply the oil onto your skin.
  • Cons? Hefty price tag!
  • Repurchase? Yes but it’s a luxurious product so definitely need to save up for it. Or ask someone to gift it to me for Christmas or birthday!

More information in my full review.


Skin Sunless Bronzing Gel (200ml, £14.95)

  • Pros? It gives a quick, subtle tan without the dreaded biscuit smell or orangey look; nourishing ingredients (aloe vera to hydrate the skin; good value for money & decent amount applications from one tube.
  • Cons? A bit too runny consistency meaning it can spill.
  • Repurchase? Yes, this was my second year of using it to top up my tan/ bronze areas which hadn’t been exposed to the sun.


Which products have you recently finished using? Which ones did you enjoy using and which ones were just a bit ‘meh’?

[disclaim]Disclaimer: Products marked with an asterisk were kindly gifted to me as part of my collaboration with brands. Nevertheless, all views expressed in this post are, as always, all mine and genuine. This post also contains some affiliate links.  [/disclaim]