It's a beautiful day in Dublin today. The sun is streaming through the windows, showing up every line and flaw on my face, so I've put the housework on hold to take part in Kate's latest Listography, as it's about beauty products that really work. I see a shopping trip in my near future....
Here are my Top 5:
Prevents cracked lips and solves a multitude of other problems too.
From wiping bottoms to cleaning, to gardening, to cooking, I seem to wash my hands every few minutes, and get through industrial quantities of hand cream. Otherwise I literally wash the skin away and they start to bleed. This stuff works well on my face too.
3. Braun Silk-epil
As I get older, nature and culture have conspired to make hair removal an ever bigger job. As regular salon visits are not really an option, I was absolutely delighted to find that this thing really works.
4. John Frieda hair conditioner
Without this three heads of hair in this house would be completely unbrushable. Actually they would mostly look like brushes...
5. Colour Calming primer
Why are there so many photographs of celebrities with red noses? Have they never heard of this stuff?
Then of course there's my GHD, which I really shouldn't mention yet again on this blog. Ooops I just have....
Head over to Kate Takes 5 if you want some more ideas.
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