Discovery bag: The Christmas edition
This may be the last discovery bag for 2016, but it’s by no means the least fabulous. It’s the Christmas discovery bag, which means it has a special festive feeling you can’t find at any other time of year.
From a nourishing night cream to a glossy hair oil and more, the below beauty products dazzled our lucky DB members. You’ll probably have to rewrite your Christmas wish list after reading these reviews, just sayin’...
We say: There’s no doubt about it, the festive season can leave your skin looking a little lacklustre. Which is why you need a night moisturiser that’s formulated to clarify, brighten and firm your skin (using 13 freshly extracted, medicinal grade plants and herbs including lemongrass and grapefruit!).
You say: “It has a strong lemon scent, which I like, and it feels very refreshing. The next morning I can feel that my skin is well hydrated, and looks nourished and healthy. My dull skin looks much better and the dry areas are improved.” - bh member Brown Beauty
We say: Strong, shiny hair is a must for Christmas day. This hair oil contains vitamin E, rich argan oil and Inca Inchi oil to help soften, smooth and add shine to your strands. It’s also versatile: It can be used on damp hair as a treatment, or dry hair as a finishing product for shine.
You say: “I'm usually not a fan of oils but this is the exception. All I need is one pump from the cute gold bottle to smooth down the fly away ends of my hair. So it will last forever. Results are amazing: shine and sleek hydrated hair.” - bh member Margaret 322
We say: There’s nothing worse than dry, crusty feet sticking out of a pair of strappy, summer sandals. Up your pedi game with this DIY device, which is designed to exfoliate and remove hard, dry and rough skin, leaving your soles super soft and stiletto-worthy.
You say: “I have used other battery-operated foot pedicure devices before but this one has become my favourite! It made a huge difference to the cracked part of my heels. After the first use my feet were so smooth and looked noticeably better.” - bh member sparrow x
We say: If you ask us, BB cream is a summer makeup must-have. This one is formulated to help reduce redness and contains skin-soothing allantoin, canola and enoxolone to help reduce heat sensations. It also has a medium tint for a flawless, natural finish!
You say: “The cream gives decent coverage and is hydrating, without leaving a greasy feeling. I found it covers most blemishes and uneven skin tone as well as small spider veins around my nose and my pores! I love the velvety feeling on your skin when you apply it.” - bh member nataliadimi
We say: A good lubricant is a girl’s best friend. Whether you’re looking to step it up in the bedroom or are experiencing chronic dryness and discomfort, this formula will help leave your lady bits feeling silky and smooth. It’s also preservative-free and suitable for all skin types!
You say: “A small amount spreaded a long way and lasted a very long time without that ‘lubey’ feeling. I think this will become my go-to lube from now on. The only downside was the actual bottle – I would prefer a pump action rather than a pour-out mechanism.” - bh member 2663anne
We say: Is there anything more refreshing than a fragrant body wash? This #nextlevel fresh formula contains coconut fruit extract, jasmine and sandalwood for a scent-sational top-to-toe clean.
You say: “I have to start off by saying just how amazing this body wash smells! It lathers up nicely and cleanses your skin without 'stripping' it in any way. It’s definitely a special-occasion product, for when you want to let out your inner queen.” - bh member SarahKate.theGreat
Are you eyeing off a standout product for Christmas? Which one of these must-haves do you most like the sound of?