Skincare For The Flu

February 2, 2016
Skincare for flu

In case you haven’t heard me bang on about it enough, last week I was really ill withe the flu. It was awful – it takes a lot for me to down tools, stop work and call in the big guns (i.e. Grannie) for help – and I was in bed for close to a full week.

So yesterday, to celebrate my re-entry (ish, I’m still pretty snotty) into the human race, I decided to make a video to highlight all the lovely products that have been getting me through the awful time of flu. And also because I’ve become a bit addicted to A Model Recommends videos. Though she seems to be lots better at recalling accurate prices for the products she talks about…

So here you go! Skincare to get you through the nasty nasty flu, with links below:

Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Cream, £26.
Decleor Brightening Oil,  £29.
The Sanctuary Therapist’s Secret Oil, £18.25.
Caudalie Polyphenol C15 fluid, £29.
Caudalie Polyphenol C15 eye cream, £26.
Darphin 8 Flower Oil Cream, £65.
Darphin 8 Flower Elixir Oil, £95.
Neal’s Yard Wild Rose Beauty Balm, £36 (currently 20% off at Waitrose).

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  • Reply Eleanor (TheBristolParent) February 2, 2016 at 2:14 pm

    hahah you’re ALIVE! And am envious of the Caudalie, I never did get round to buying it!

    • Reply alice February 3, 2016 at 8:08 pm

      I can’t get enough of Caudalie! My children won’t have a University fund but my face will forever be youthful.

  • Reply Polly February 2, 2016 at 2:29 pm

    Oh ALice!!! My bank account is not going to like you ;) Thanks for the recommendations!! {and glad you’re alive!}

    • Reply alice February 4, 2016 at 2:30 pm

      Ahh but your skin will be thanking me ;) xx

  • Reply Susan February 2, 2016 at 10:16 pm

    Well AJT coming from someone who has known you for some time, can I say you are looking radiant (even “in real life”) Do you know if the offer is still on in Waitrose…. I feel a free coffee and a purchase coming on.

    • Reply alice February 4, 2016 at 2:07 pm

      I think that sounds like the perfect mornings activities SJT!

  • Reply Jennie February 3, 2016 at 10:25 am

    Love Caudalie – that’ll always make you feel better :-) Have you tried Happinose? It’s a bit gentler than Eight Hour cream on a fluey nose, and has rosemary to soothe and menthol to help clear your head. Hope you continue to feel better, from a long time lurker.

    • Reply alice February 4, 2016 at 2:07 pm

      Happinose on order for the next cold (hopefully not for a long time ;)

      Thanks Jennie, very much on the mend now x

  • Reply June February 3, 2016 at 5:57 pm

    Love the fact in your head everything’s at least 10% cheaper…!

    • Reply alice February 4, 2016 at 2:31 pm

      I know, right?! Wishful thinking I reckon!!!

  • Reply Fritha February 5, 2016 at 4:43 pm

    you’re so natural on camera, more please! I feel like if I buy Elizabeth Arden 8 hour cream I’ll finally become an adult x

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