29 August 2016


Today I'd like to share with you some great Australian, natural skincare products from Sukin, that are very budget friendly too. 

The Sukin Foaming Facial Cleanser is a very gentle cleanser that chamomile, aloe vera, witch hazel and green tea combined with macadamia and evening primrose oils. The cleanser has a lovely fresh natural scent, and it is a good basic cleanser and it really is gentle, leaving my sin soft after use, and without any tightness or dryness. However, I do feel that it struggles a little with long-wearing makeup, so I like to use it as a second cleanser, or as the only cleanser on the days I'm not wearing any makeup. Alternatively, I love using it with my Clairsonic brush, as I feel it is perfectly suited for that.

I admit to not using a toner as often as I should, but I do actually love the feeling on my skin after using one. The Sukin Hydrating Toner contains among others chamomile and rosewater, and used on a cotton pad swiped over the skin after cleansing, to not only helps ensures that every last bit of makeup is removed, it also helps to refresh and hydrate the skin. This particular one also comes with a handy spray nozzle, so you can also use it throughout the day to instantly add extra moisture to the skin, as well as cool and tone the skin. It is also perfect to help set your makeup to make it look less cakey and more natural and dewy.

Finally, there's the Sukin Hydrating Facial Masque. I admit to rarely using a hydrating facial masque, as I have combination skin which has been a bit bonkers lately, so I do tend to use more deep cleansing masques. However, what better time to use a hydrating mask than during winter when the skin generally does need a little extra TLC. The Sukin Hydrating Facial Masque contains among others mango seed butter, avocado oil and olive fruit extract, to provide intense hydration and protect the skin’s moisture barrier. And the enzymes found in papaya and pineapple help nourish the complexion and impart vitamins and fruit acids for a smooth skin with a healthy glow.

Unlike other moisture masks that I've used, which absorbs fully into the skin, or the remainder needing to be tissued off, this one actually dries up a bit like a mud mask. To use, it simply apply a layer to the skin, avoiding the sensitive eye area, and then leave it on for about 15 minutes or so, before rinsing it off with lukewarm water. And afterwards my skin is really left so silky soft and smooth, and as promised, it does have a lovely healthy glow too.

What I do like about the Sukin products too, is that they are free from all the chemical nasties such as SLS, SLES, synthetic fragrances, mineral oils, artificial colours, parabens etc, and the fact that the products are Australian made and owned too, just gives them extra bonus points.

Overall, I am really surprised at the value for money with these products from Sukin. The cleanser works great with a Clairsonic Brush, the toner will also be good come summer and you'd like to cool your skin during the day, but what I, surprisingly, love most is the moisture mask, as it really does give my feel so soft and smooth and give it a nice glow too.

Sukin Foaming Facial Cleanser - RRP: $9.95 / 125ml
Sukin Hydrating Toner - RRP: $9.95 / 125ml
Sukin Hydrating Facial Masque - RRP: $15.95 / 100ml

* Products have been kindly provided for consideration, and have reviewed in accordance with my Disclosure Policy.

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