Day 7!! … day 7!! … a week into December already and I haven’t done any Christmas shopping! Well, actually that’s a mini lie because I have ordered one present for a super cool little dude who lives in Australia and that’s on it’s way thanks to a fab lady called Katherine who owns Granny Stitch and Friends but apart from that I really need to get myself sorted!!
Anyway, back to the M&S beauty calendar and my treat today is…
Skyn Iceland Berry Lip Fix
The Skyn Iceland Berry Lip Fix with Wintered Red Algae is said to be a combination of restorative plant peptides, oils and extracts giving an instant moisture hit as well as continued hydration to smooth, renew and restore even very dry lips.
- Shea butter for nourishment
- Olive oil which is antioxidant and contains vitamin E to help protect dry, chapped lips.
- Sweet Almond oil to rejuvenate and help restore the lip’s natural moisture barrier
- Wintered red algae (which I had never heard of before!) but claims to be a mineral-rich skin conditioner for long lasting hydration.
Plus points include: Paraben and alcohol free, vegan-friendly and as a brand, Skyn Iceland are PETA certified Cruelty free.
I do suffer with dry, chapped lips, especially during winter so this is a perfect product for me to be trying out! I also prefer lip balms that are in tubes as opposed to pots as they’re certainly more hygienic! The texture is quite rich and almost more like a moisturiser but with an oily feel to it. On application my lips feel hydrated straight away which was one of the claims and at the point of writing this post I would say I have been wearing it for around an hour and I can still feel it working. So many lip balms dry up and make my chapped lips worse so I will certainly be putting this to the test! The 12ml tube is handbag size / pocket size so I will be seeing how often I feel I need to reapply during the day when I take it out with me. A full review will follow of course, this is just my initial thoughts! Oh and not that it should matter … but it smells lovely too! 😛
This 12ml tube in the advent calendar is a full size product and is valued at £12.
Do you have a beauty advent calendar? If so I’d love to know what treats you’re getting too!
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4 thoughts on “M&S Beauty Advent Calendar – Day 7 – Skin”
They always some amazing items in their advents.
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Definitely. The previous 2 years were fab x
This is the one calendar I always wish I’d bought!
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It’s great! Such value for money!