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When it comes to my skincare routine, I’ve got the basics covered – I cleanse, double cleanse, tone and moisturise. I also use a mask once a week as I’m aware I’m heading towards the big 3 0 at the end of the year and need to start looking after my skin. But when it comes to face oils, I’ve yet to find one that works for my combination skin tone. Until now that is.
Vintner’s Daughter Active Botanical Serum is a firm favourite with bloggers and beauty editors, so I was expecting good things from this oil, and it didn’t disappoint.
At £150 this is not a cheap serum by any means but as the old saying goes, you get what you pay for. In this case, your hard earned money will get you an exquisite face oil. Filled with organic ingredients including Grapeseed, Hazelnut Oil, Tamanu Oil, Sea Buckthorn, Carrot, Rosehip, Calendula, Avocado and Alfalfa, these work together to give your skin a gorgeous glow.
To use, just cleanse and tone your skin as normal, then use the pipette to place about a third of a pipette of the liquid into the palm of your hands. Rub your palms together to activate the oil further and then use their push and press technique to apply the oil across your face, neck and chest area. The push and press technique involves you pressing the palms of your hands onto your skin, neck and chest area for around 30 seconds, just like a therapist would if you were having a facial.
Even after the first use I found the smooth gold liquid left my skin noticeably different. I’ve been using it every morning and evening for about a week now and my skin feels smoother, softer and my little fine laughter lines are looking smaller. Would I normally spend £150 on skincare? No. But I would happily spend four or five times that amount on a handbag. So maybe I should start investing in my face rather than my handbag collection?
Vintner’s Daughter Active Botanical Serum is available here
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