Who is olivia hale ?? #oliviahalegate

So who exactly is Olivia Hale ? Is she a beauty blogger, a makeup artist or somebody made up ? It all started when I got myself a lovely new makeup case before Christmas for storage. I spotted it in home bargains and at ยฃ20 pound I thought it was a brilliant bargain, I already have cases like this one but just not of this size. The amount of space inside is fantastic.

A few months later I went back for another one as I was getting so much interest from everyone about where it was from, The tag said Olivia Hale on it, I thought it must be a celebrity from love island etc but when I got home to google I couldn’t find out who it was. There were so many beauty vloggers doing olivia hale makeup reviews but no mention of who it is. So this is an itch I have to scratch…. who is olivia hale ??

I have tweeted home bargains to ask.. who exactly is olivia hale ? So well see what they come up with, if I’m honest they should keep it secret because it seems more interesting not to know the answer.

Dr botanicals cocoa noir time reverse facial serum – review ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒฑ

Believe in the power of botanicals with this time reversing serum, get a youthful and nourished glow after using this facial serum! Apply 2 to 3 drops on your face and rub in, you can do this before bed or first thing in the morning. I like to apply this before bed and can feel a difference straight away. I am a big fan of natural based facial oils and dr botanicals cocoa noir has to be my one of my favourites. My skin feels incredibly moisturised ad fresh after applying this oil.

Lovely clear oil โœจ

The three main oils in this product are : Geranium flower oil, Neroli Oil, Seabuckthorn Oil. each of these oils have skin loving properties. Several small studies, including one reported in the Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences indicate that neroli oil has antimicrobial, antifungal, and antioxidant properties. This may make it helpful for reducing acne breakouts and skin irritation -https://www.healthline.com/health/neroli-oil#benefits

My skin after applying ๐Ÿ˜›

Dr botanicals are a wonderful skincare company and I have enjoyed many of their products in the past would recommend them if you are looking for a night oil such as cocoa noir etc. Here are the links so you can have a look yourself at the different products available.

Cocoa Noir Serum – https://drbotanicals.com/products/cocoa-noir-time-reverse-facial-serum

www.instagram.com/drbotanicals

Discovering New Dawn Organic Hair and Skin care ๐Ÿ˜‰๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿฐ

Before Christmas I was searching the internet and asking for recommendations on twitter for organic hair and skincare shops. On twitter I came across New dawn  and liked what I saw straight away so I put in an order !

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So I bought a mixture of small shampoos and conditioners to give a try in my favourite fragrances such as lemongrass and tea tree. My bottles are really tiny in the picture but on new dawn you can order all different size bottles ๐Ÿ‘ˆ The shampoos double as a body gel wash which is fab! Was looking forward to sharing my haul review on my blog but it had taken me a while to work through and use each product ๐Ÿ˜‚

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Then I went and ordered some soaps and natrual deodrants, originally I was only buying haircare but felt tempted as the products on the website looked so professionally made ๐Ÿ˜

So now lets get down to the individual reviews and thoughts on each product ๐Ÿ˜Ž

Lavendar shampoo and gel wash : This one contains aloe vera oil aswell which surprisingly I couldnt smell all that much, the lavendar fragrance was strong and I enjoyed applying this gel to my body in the shower and taking in the fragrance, when I applied it to my hair as a shampoo I made sure I massaged it right into my scalp and waited ten minutes for it to sink in ๐Ÿ˜‚ I guess I thought the goodness would sink into my hair and body lol ! Then I washed off and used my usual shampoo and conditioner. My hair seemed more fresh after and my scalp definatly felt better after this product ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿ’ซ

Lemongrass conditioner : My favourite fragrance in the whole world is lemongrass โค so this conditioner was indeed my favourite, it contains aloe and  Coconut Oil too. It went on and sunk into my dry hair like a treat. I concentrated more on the ends of my hair. I finished my usual condioner ( faith in nature coconut) and after i certainly noticed the bottom of my hair was like super super softer than usual and there was a fab shine ๐Ÿ˜

Lemongrass soap : This was a luxurious little soap to use, the fragrance was stronger than i imagined and it had me sqeaky clean. I liked it so much I used it 4 days in a row ๐Ÿ˜‚ It says on the packaging that I can use it on my scalp but it just seemed strange rubbing a soap bar on my head ๐Ÿ˜‚

Benchmark thyme shampoo and gel wash : Again wasnt disapoimtimg by the fragrance, the thyme was lovely to smell. I used this on my hair and body, I used this shampoo another time and mixed it in with my coconut shampoo and the smell was stunning. Thyme is known to be goid for scalp health and thinning hair !

Lemongrass and lime cream deo :

I found this to be an effective deodrant. The lemon grass and lime fragrance compliment each other so well and applying the deo is so easy and is not oily or patchy. The cream absorbed so well and its does its job for a few hours. It handy enough to carry if your having a night out etc.

โ€œAn extremely effective blend of botanic & mineral ingredients this cream neutralises odour and discourages excessive moisture while nourishing underarm skin. Made with our antibacterial and antifungal formula, it is fast absorbing, non-greasy and ideal for sensitive skin under arms and for feet also.โ€ โ€“ new dawn skincare

Lemongrass shampoo and gel wash : enjoyed using this product all over my body in the shower. My skin felt really clean and soft. My hair also felt soft after drying it and brushing it through, apparently lemongrass can strengthen your hair follicles and reduce oily hair and give an added shine. Id say i saw proof of the added shine after using this product and I also got a shine from using the lemongrass conditioner. Im definatly won over and thinking of putting in an order for a larger bottles of the shampoo and conditioner โค

Tea tree soap : This soap had a very strong fragrance and had ne feeling so fresh. Tea tree is a powerfull oil and can really help psoriasis and eczema sufferers so this is the soap for you if you have these conditions. Tea tree gets rid of infections in the skin.

Rose geranium deo : This little product I adore as I like rose geranium oil as it has so many good benefits to being in your body :

  • Antimicrobial โ€“ An immunity booster, this essential oil strengthens the bodyโ€™s defensive cells to help it deal with toxic challenges both internally and externally.

Geranium oil has the power to fight nerve pain when itโ€™s applied to the skin. Developing research suggests that applying rose geranium oil to the skin can significantly reduce pain โค

Geranium oil is a circulatory oil, which means that it exits the body through perspiration, so you will smell so lovely when you sweat. The fact you can get so many health benefits from applying new dawn rose geranium deo is just fabulous ๐Ÿ‘

Patchouli deo : This was just an impulse buy because I had never used patchouli before or even heard of it !

The health benefits ofย patchouli essential oilย can be attributed to its properties as an antidepressant, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, , deodorant, diuretic, febrifuge, fungicide, insecticide, sedative, and a tonic substance. Fromorganicfacts.netย 

The fragrance is alright, very sweet but not as attractive as lemongrass or the rose geranium.

Patchouli soap : Again not so mad about the fragrance but the benefits of the oils seeping in your system are amazing. New dawn have good feedback with this being used for scars, wrinkles and acne.  Apparently patchouli oil can ignite a strong sexual urge in some people ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜œ

alteyaorganics.com Lavender water -review

Alteyas 100 percent pure steam distilled lavender water is made of fresh, organic blossoms of Bulgarian lavender. Alteya use a unique distillation technique which embodies century old traditions and modern technology to distill special grade lavender flower water that preserves the biodynamic energy of the plant.

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I was searching online for a lavender essential oil when I came across alteyas products, I was won over immediately at the description and look of the product. Alteya is certified organic and they also ethically harvest ๐Ÿ”ฅ Originally I just wanted my own small lavender organic oil to make my own hair care and stuff at home, but I liked the idea of alteya lavender water as itโ€™s more diluted and easy to use as it comes in a spray bottle. 

https://alteyaorganics.com/

Dr Organic lavender handwash- review

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This organic handwash from dr organic is free from parabens and sls. The handwash is formulated with natural and organic ingredients which are skin friendly. I absolutely love the fragrance of lavender and the antibacterial properties it possesses, which makes it the perfect addition to any hand wash. This product also contains aloe Vera juice and apple fruit extract, apple fruit extract contains several types of flavonoids (i.e., catechins, flavanols, and quercetin). Flavonoids possess antioxidant activity, which helps to protect the skin from free radical damage caused by things like UV exposure, pollution, and other environmental factors. Aloe Vera is also fantastic for skin, very moisturising and also has anti aging properties.

Overall I give this product a 10/10

https://drorganic.co.uk/