The Weekend Post #38: The Basket Revisited

You remember my basket right? It’s been over a year since I showed you round these parts (see here and here for past basket tours), but it’s still around and holding my daily body, hair, feet and other miscellaneous essentials. I thought this weekend I’d take you round what currently sits in my go-to basket of beauty bits…

The majority of my hair-caring arsenal now resides in my bathroom with the Pantene Daily Moisture Renewal Shampoo and Daily Moisture Renewal Conditioner taking care of rinsing duties, but my styling sash is still basket bound. Before wash, I oil my hair with Kama Bringadi Intensive Hair Treatment. While my hair is damp post-wash the first thing I do is smooth the ends with a good blast from the hairdryer. Then it’s time to bump up the beachiness with a spritz or ten of Toni&Guy’s Casual Sea Salt Spray which I’m borderline addicted to, full review pending. After drying off there’s only one styling product that I ever reach for: L’Oreal Professionnel’s Air Fix Extra-Strong Fixing Spray which is still something I’m trying to get to grips with. Between wash hair shine is controlled by Bblunt’s Back to Life Dry Shampoo. A high-texture, low-hold spray that all I’ve learnt with so far is that less is more. I’m working on it.

The rest of the basket holds a mix of products catering to body and feet. But I’m a bit of a floozy when it comes to body moisturisers, I never to stick to one but my current limb smoothing routine flits between the The Body Shop Fuji Green Tea Body Lotion which supposedly helps to ramp-up suppleness and the Kama Jwalini Retexturising Skin Treatment Oil which I drop into the Lotion when I need to inject a bit more hydration into the mix. It’s my own little pre-slumber science experiment. For feet I’m all over L’Occitane’s Dry Skin Foot Cream which seems to keep any possible flakey bits at bay. Nice.

So that’s how my beauty basket roster reads for now. Same time next year? Cool, see you then.