Kate Sommerville Skincare

25th March and I am a year older. And what better way to celebrate that advancing age than a free trial offer of Kate Sommerville products from Lane Crawford (HKG). Caroline Hirons swears by Kate, so win-win. IMG_0295 The Goat Milk moisturiser was the only thing I bought, but at 50% off. This is the HOLY GRAIL for a lot of women out there, but I am meh! It’s too greasy for me and a wee bit grainy. The Lactic Acid moisturiser feels exactly how my face used to feel when my mom used to apply a thin layer of fresh milk cream on my face when I was a kid.

Difficult to describe. Try it in your kitchen one day and let me know. I prefer my Bobbi Brown Extra Repair.

The packaging ROCKS though ! Its a Jar yes, but its sealed and only dispenses as you press down on the seal. Paula Begoun should be pleased. ALL JAR packaging should be like this from now on.

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My favourite Kate Sommerville is ExfoliKate.  I love it ! Instant clearing up. Especially for skin that looks rough and bumpy. Ugh I hate that. This works so well. A definite re-purchase !

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Green-roughish texture. Smells herbal. I dont use it on my cheeks as its a bit too rough for me, but I use it on my nose, forehead and chin. FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS- 30 secs rub, 1-2 mins leave on

I am not sure about this one, the Dermal Quench Liquid Lift.

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 People swear by this one too. The Oxygen pumped into your face and it works against wrinkles and lines. But then I also understand something like this needs regular use. 

I am noticing fine lines around my lips/mouth so I am thinking of buying the full size and using it regularly to see what happens.

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It dispenses a foam that you massage in. Avoid Eyes and Mouth it says.  I was irresponsible and sprayed it near my lid and it burned. No visible reaction but it did burn!

My verdict on Kate is I need to use her products more regularly to have a clearer and a more educated opinion.  Her Line Release under eye cream is also the other thing I want to try out. 

FINAL PURCHASE LIST

ExfoliKate

Line Release under eye cream

Dermal Quench Liquid Lift.

As soon as my myriad skincare hits Empty.