Today, I want to introduce you to espa which is a luxury skincare brand known worldwide in particular for their spa treatments as well as skincare products tailored to different skin needs and concerns by combining aromatherapy with knowledge (science) in order to bring the ultimate pampering experience at home as well. . My focus will be on the Optimal Collection today. I will share my thoughts based on my experience after testing these products in different ways for a month. My skin is combination, mature, acne prone - no wrinkles. . ✨Optimal Skin Procleaser - starting with my favourite product from the range, a multi-purposeful cleanser infused with Morniga Seed Extract, Pumpkin Enzymes and Jojoba spheres. I absolutely adore it, leaves my skin extra smooth, can be used as a mask (my preferred method) after 1st cleanse in the pm, or as a 1st step in the am. Really nourishes the skin, but it doesn’t leave any kind film after rinse, which is great. Brilliant for those days when the skin is dull and dry, especially when you need an extra kick to shed off those nasty dead cells. . ✨Optimal Skin Promoisturiser - this smells incredible (reminds me of Midnight Jasmine - my take on the scent), however the stellar ingredients are South African Resurrection Plant (for dehydration), Navarra Asparagus Extract (anti-aging) and Yeast Bioferment. 🌸 In terms of texture, it feels rich, yet very light. Absorbs completely into the skin and dries to a semi-matte/matte finish. This is recommended to be used at night, I use it at night, as well when I am prepping my skin for certain procedures and I have to be off actives. I sometimes use it in the am too, if I am stuck in the office (at home) and not going anywhere. I will however recommend to use it mostly in the pm or in the am if you don’t plan to wear any makeup as it can pill a tiny bit. Unless you plan to use a powder foundation or cushion foundation.
ESPA-Optimal Skin ProCleanser
I remember my first visit to a spa at 18, I enjoyed a luxurious facial and massage with delightful espa skincare products ❤️ the scent alone was enough to send me into a deep 60 minute snooze, but the effects of the products lasted much longer. I’ve tried samples in the past after having facials and I’ve been seriously sad when they ran out. So when I received a full sized cleanser and moisturiser I was like hello thank you 🙌🏼❤️ The Optimal Skin ProMoisturiser is a responsive, lightweight nutrient-rich moisturiser that balances the complexion while delivering deep, long-lasting hydration where your skin needs it most. Most importantly it contains Yeast Bioferment which revitalises skin by night. Whilst the Optimal Skin ProCleanser is a 3-in-1 gel cleanser, exfoliator and mask to nourish, smooth and visibly brighten the complexion. Moringa Seed Extract cleanses and removes make-up, while Jojoba Spheres gently exfoliate and melt away to leave skin clear and smooth. Pumpkin Enzymes remove dull cells, revealing a radiant glow. I’ve been enjoying this duo morning and night, layered over my favourite serums and oils. I absolutely think they’ve made my skin that touch more hydrated and it’s definitely brought the spa ambience to my skincare routine.
ESPA-Optimal Skin ProCleanser
Cleansing is my favourite step in my skincare routine ❤️ At the moment I’ve been loving: ✨ Dr.jart Dermaclear Trans-Foam Pink Clay Cleanser is a mineral-rich mask which lathers to a foam when mixed with water, that brightens, tones, and removes dead skin cells (I use this every other day in the evening) ✨ ESPA Optimal Skin ProCleanser contains Moringa Seed Extract, which cleanses and removes make-up, while Jojoba Spheres gently exfoliate and melt away to leave skin clear and smooth (I use this morning and night, before Dr.jart) ✨ SandAndSky Pink Clay Exfoliating Treatment is enriched with antioxidants and AHA rich fruit extracts, which effectively remove toxins, pollution and impurities from deep within the skin for a clearer, brighter, healthier complexion (I use this twice a week as it’s a deeper clean than a normal cleanser)
SAND&SKY-Australian Pink Clay Flash Perfection Exfoliating Treatment
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