Thursday, November 28, 2013

The little Alchemist - Review

I was so lucky to win two awesome products from The Little Alchemist via the blog Under Lock and key (really sweet blog btw!) I thought it would be nice to trial the products for a few months before writing a little review of them. Let me first start by saying I'm a product-less lady, actually I rarely even wear make up but since winning these two products I've begun to think a lot more about looking after my skin, which I think has been a great turn around for me. The two products I won were the Anti aging Defense complex (I'm too young for that!) and the ultra c radiance serum. Both are made in Australia using organic and natural ingredients which gets the big tick from me!

The defense complex I use after my shower in the morning, it's a lovely mosturiser that smells like the big red cinnamon gum (have you tried that before) anyway I want to consume my face after putting it on :p. The serum (which is oil based) I use maybe three times a week just before bed. I was a little worried at first at putting more oil on face, at the ripe old age of 29 I still get break outs but then I remembered reading about how breakouts might be caused by your face over compensating for lack of oils. Ya dee da dee anyway after a good few months I have definitely noticed way less break outs, so there might be something in this oil myth :) it's also feels really nice to treat your face before bed and after a shower.  I think they are super lovely products, appreciated by both me and my face :)

On a side note I really want to start using more chemical free makeup, so if you guys have any good recommendations please let me know in the comments :)


  1. I started making a cleansing oil for my face with olive, grape seed and tea tree oils and my acne has all but disappeared. Definitely into the oils for face care!

  2. great review! I really like their packaging design. i think botanical range is chemical free, I have tried their hair products (leave in, conditioning spray) and they are great!

    Katrina Sophia Blog

  3. Mariko, who would of thought? I was definitely skeptical of adding my oil!

    Okay will remember this botanical range, we have an organics store that stocks quite a range of beauty products so I'll have to check them out :)

  4. Great review, Fee. Don't know how I missed this when you first posted it

    And definitely true about the oil myth. I think because oils are more similar to the natural oils our skin produces than creams and lotions? Do you mind if I send it over to the lovely people at the little alchemist? I know they'd be happy to read it.

    1. Ah please do Trishie :) I really love them so much, after using them for a few months I've grown even more fond of them and couldn't imagine not using them in my daily routine now!


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