I know, I know. The cleanser craziness continues. There were two offerings that had a pride of place on my bathroom shelf, so I though it was about time I welcomed them into the G&M-approved family. Both equally beautiful in their own complexion cleaning ways, ladies and gents meet Olivia’s Golden Glow Face Wash* and Forest Essential’s Delicate Facial Cleanser with Mashobra Honey, Lemon & Rosewater. Now let’s discuss.
I use both spotlighted products for my evening cleanse. Which one I use depends on my laziness levels and skin needs. When I’m in a lazy mood and want to hurry things along as MasterChef Australia is about to start I reach for the Olivia Golden Glow Face Wash. Two words to sum it up? Nourishing and convenient. The gel-like texture has a touch of Olay Total Effects Cleanser about it and is used in the same way (massaged in, washed off – as I use all my cleansers). It’s rich but not heavy and seems like the perfect choice to carry my skin through the colder months. With sandalwood and healthy doses of turmeric it ticks all the right ingredient boxes. Olivia – you did it again.
When I’ve got a little more time on my hands and have caught up with my TV viewing, I’ve been plumping for something luxer – Forest Essential’s Delicate Facial Cleanser with Mashobra Honey, Lemon & Rosewater. Oh my word. Where do I start? A rich blend of ingredients that when worked into the skin and rinsed off leave my cheeks baby smooth and peachy looking. Face cheeks of course. Two pumps does it and I take my time working it in; not for any particular skincare benefit, more for the fact that I don’t want it to ever stop. Ever. A repurchase is on the cards.
Talking of purchasing the Olivia is Rs. 15 and the Forest Essentials, Rs. 1175 – told you it was luxe, ouch. Both good, well-rounded additions to any winter skincare wardrobe.