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First impression: Madara Organic Skincare+ UPDATE

After I purchased organic hair dye on line, I was sent samples of Madara Organic Skincare. I was so impressed with some of the products I tried that I decided to share my first impressions with you.

The samples of different products came in the lovely pocket you see below.

On the inside of it I read the story of the brand. It looks lovely and stylish, doesn't it?

The first product I tried was the Milk cleanser. The Beauty junky that I am, I've tried so many different cleansers, but this one was super lovely.

First of all, the milky consistency felt amazingly pleasant to spread and massage on my face. At first I thought that it didn't have any scent, yet moments later I thought I could smell a very faint Which hazel scent or was it alcohol scent? Perhaps I was wrong, but there was definitely some very faint yet clean and energising scent there. Update: 27/08/17, I checked and alcohol is the 3rd or 4th ingredient in the list of ingredients. Why have they included it?

I was so impressed by this lovely cleanser I used it twice, but it didn't dry my skin. After I dried my skin with a towel, my face was plump, hydrated and comforted. I am considering purchasing the full product and will let you know how well I like it after regular use. Update:27/08/17 I don't think I will purchasing this product because alcohol is one of the ingredients and it is very high up in the list of ingredients.

The next product I tried was the Ultimate Facelift day cream. I don't believe in Facelifting creams but this product is very interesting to me because it kept my super oily skin lovely and matte for two hours. This is a huge deal for me. My skin is usually oily 20 min after I wash it. But this day cream helped my skin stay matte for close to 2 hours.

I really look forward to purchasing and using this cream and I am eager to see if it will perform this mattifying miracle again. Did I mention that its scent was divine?  Yes, very lovely scent. Herby, flowery, organic. Also, when I first applied it, my skin felt warm, but it didn't turn red and it didn't feel uncomfortable. This warm feeling went away within a minute.

The next cream I tired was the Age Defence. Again a lovely naturally scented cream, pleasant to apply, comfortable on my skin, but I didn't notice any extraordinary.

The Wrinkle Smoothing eye cream is super light. It does moisturize, but only a bit. I am used to much deeper hydration and moisturization around my eyes. But I did notice that my eyelids loved this cream. I've been using it for a whole week now and I really like it.  I will definitely consider it next time I need to purchase a new eye cream.

The Total Renewal night cream was great. I could feel a slight activity on my skin when I first applied it. Similarly to the Facelift cream, it gave the feeling of warming up my skin, but it didn't make my skin red or uncomfortable. This is another product I would love to purchase and try to use regularly.

I laughed so hard when I first tried the samples in green. They smelled awful. Just like a super duper healthy smoothie with too many greens and fewer fruits. I didn't like applying the samples in green at all... I had a Deep moisture fluid and Deep moisture gel to try and you see them in the photo below.

In addition to the skin care samples I was also given some natural, non toxic perfume samples. OMG, I am so amazed at how great they were and still are. The scents I was given to try really appealed to me and lasted and lasted.  Acorelle is the brand and I have been stalking them for a few days now.

I thought you might like to see a video created by Madara Organic Skincare creator in which she talks about their hydrating products. All of us with oily skin can have dehydrated skin as a result of too much exfoliation and over drying acne fighting products. In my experience, oily skin needs regular hydration more so than moisturization.

I am so excited to have found these products and will let you know how I am getting on with them. They are not super expensive, but are not cheap either. The cleansing milk I am after is about £18, and the Facelift cream is £48 for 50ml.

UPDATE: 27/08/17, I purchased the organic hair dye from . All Madara organic skincare samples were sent to me by them. Their website is being upgraded right now. Unfortunately, I won't be purchasing the Madara cleansing milk because I checked and it does have alcohol. It was the 3rd or 4th ingredient on the list of ingredients. I was very surprised. Why would they include alcohol in a product packed with wonderful organic ingredients?

Till next time, Milu

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