As you probably know by now, skincare is my passion. I love looking out for new and innovative ingredients, formulas and products.

Omorovicza is a luxury skincare brand that has a spa heritage. Originating for Budapest, the formulas are premium and effective, all taking the best ingredients from nature. Enriched with Hungarian Thermal Waters, each product is designed to deliver long-lasting nourishment to the skin. I first discovered the brand when I tried their Ultra Moor Mud Mask around 1 year ago, and my collection has been expanding ever since.

Here are my current Omorovicza skincare staples.

omorovicza skincare staples

Omorovicza Moor Cream Cleanser

I’ve written about this previously in my 6 Winter Skincare Essentials post, but I have to mention it again. If I’m being completely honest, cleansing is a part of my skincare routine I always struggle with – I find it completely dries out my skin. But not anymore! The Omorvicza Moor Cream Cleanser is honestly one of the best I’ve ever used. It smells great, seriously cleans my skin, yet leaves it feeling soft. When my skin is feeling a bit worse for wear, I leave this cleanser on for a minute or two and it works as a treatment mask to detoxify my skin further. What more could a man ask for?

Omorovicza Oxygen Booster

Probably one of the latest additions to my skincare favourites, but I’ve got a feeling this is going to stay around for a long time. Omorovicza Oxygen Booster is an award-winning serum that rejuvenates tired skin. This gel has a cooling sensastion and a water-like texture that makes it incredible to use. It delivers oxyegen into the skin, that plumps and resurfaces any fine lines. Let’s face it, I’m not getting any younger – I’ll take all the help I can get.

Omorovicza Balancing Moisturiser

Can you ever have enough moisturiser? I don’t think so. The Balancing Moisturiser from Omorovicza has a cooling gel-cream texture that sinks instantly into the skin. Although it’s ideal for oily and combination skin, and mines dry, I love how light this moisturiser feels. Sometimes I feel that creams for my skin type can feel heavy, so from time to time, I switch to something lighter. Even though this cream is light, it hydrates and refreshes my skin. I particularly love using this moisturiser right after I’ve shaved, as the cooling gel helps reduce redness and calm irritated skin.

omorovicza oxyegen booster and illuminating moisturiser

Omorovicza Refining Face Polisher

Exfoliating is an essential step in any skincare routine. It helps remove dead skin cells and refine the skin’s surface for a smoother complexion. The Omorovicza Refining Face Polisher is enriched with marine micro-algae to help brighten the skin, and pumice to refine and exfoliate. One of the main exfolating ingredients is lava powder; which alongside sounding awesome, is super effective in removing dead skin cells. I find that after using this my skin feels incredible smooth. It’s a really effective exfoliator so I’d advice only using it a couple of times a week. That’s all you need for clearer, smoother skin.

Omorovicza Ultra Moor Mud Mask

Let me just take a minute to admire how amazing this product is. I’ve gone through so many jars of this stuff, it’s honestly that good. The Ultra Moor Mud Mask is an all-purpose face mask that brightens, tightens, cleanses and exfoliates the skin. Whenever I use it, my skin feels incredible. You only need to use it for a couple of minutes, and you’ll be left with younger looking skin. I wish I knew how a skincare product could give the effects that it does, and I’m sure that if you use it, you’ll be blown away like I was.


I really couldn’t say anything negative about Omoroviza. The products really are effective and always go above and beyond expectations. I’ve tried a lot of products from the range and have never been dissapointed.

Head over to Mankind and explore the full range from Omorovicza, you won’t regret it.

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Winter is here! Well, almost. It doesn’t officially begin until December 21st, but doesn’t it feel like a permenant December here in England?

Looking after your skin during colder months is super important. The weather dries out your face, and the cold winds can leave your skin irritated. My 6 skincare essentials for men will tick off all the boxes and leave your skin nourised and refreshed.

winter skincare essentials for men


Omorovicza Moor Cream Cleanser

The foundation of any skincare routine is a cleanser. Cleansers aim to remove any excess dirt of oil from your skin, and the Omorovicza Moor Cream Cleanser doesn’t dissapoint. It’s gentle formula eliminates impurities without stripping your skin. This is particularly important in winter, because your skin is naturally irritated due to the cold weather. This cleanser has a cooling combination of ingredients such as Camphor, Peppermint and Eucalyputus which not only soothe the skin, but help brighten and invigorate.

You can get the Omorovicza Moor Cream Cleanser here.

Clinique For Men Face Scrub

Dry skin and cold weather come hand in hand. How do you combat it? With an exfoliator! I’m currently loving the Clinique For Men Face Scrub. The non-abrasive grains help to remove any dead skin or excess oil. Not only that, but it also unblocks pores and refines your complexion. Sounds great, right? I use an exfoliator a couple of times a week, and I wouldn’t advice doing it more than 3 times. You can irritate your skin and breakdown your natural protective barrier, which will wreak havoc on your skin in winter.

Fancy trying the Clinique for Men Face Scrub? Click here.

ARgENTUM la potion infinie Anti-Age Cream

Ooft, how luxury does that product sound? Having a rich moisturiser is essential during winter. Harsh weather will dry out your skin, which can leave your face red and irritated. This face cream from Argentum will not only hydrate and nourish your skin, but help reduce the signs of ageing and stress too. I know it’s a bit pricey, but if you want to keep your skin in tip-top shape throughout winter, it’s definitely worth investing. Afterall, prevention is better than cure. And that certainly applies to skincare.

You have to try Argentum! Get this face cream here.

Perricone MD Cocoa Moisture Mask

Raise your hand if you’re a guy who uses a face mask… If you didn’t raise your hand, take my advice and add one to your skincare routine, especially the Perricone MD Cocoa Moisture Mask. Not only does it smell like hot chocolate, but it works to restore and smooth your skin. It’s super nourishing, anti-ageing and will firm and tighten your skin. Think of it like a skincare boost. Although it’s suitable all year round, I particularly love it during the colder months. Don’t be alarmed when it changes colour as you apply it. It’s meant to go from off-white to brown as the cocoa-enriched microcapsules burst and nourish your skin.

Fancy giving this a whirl? Get your Perricone MD Cocoa Moisture Mask now.

Rituals The Ritual Of Samurai Hand Lotion

I always have a hand lotion either in my bag, on my desk, or in my bedside table. Why? If you’re like me and you talk with your hands, trust me when I say people will notice if you don’t look after them. The Rituals Of Samurai Hand Lotion has a super masculine smell and doesn’t leave your hands feeling greasy. It absorbs effortlessly into your skin and provides long lasting hydration. This hand lotion is enriched with Organic Bamboo and Sea Minerals to not only hydrate the skin, but protect it too. Winner!

It’s available on Mankind, and you have to try it.

Bulldog Original Lip Balm

If your face feels dry, I can guarantee your lips will too. Whenever I’m choosing a lip balm, I’m a sucker for a natural one with a great smell. The Bulldog Original Lip Balm has lovely texture, it’s barely noticeable on your lips, but it’s pleasant. This lip blam is vegan, which is always a bonus. It’ll leave your lips feeling nourished and protected, even in the most harsh condition. (Don’t go testing this up Mount Everest, but I’m sure it’ll withstand the cold.)

Why not check out the full Bulldog range?

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If you’ve lasted this far, you must be a skincare junkie like me. I got all of these products from Mankind. For almost 2 years now I’ve been getting my skincare and haircare from them, purely because you get everything in one place and the brand selection is incredible. Make sure you check them out!

What’s your current skincare essential? Let me know in the comments or on Twitter. If you’re looking to take your skincare routine even further, check out my Foreo Luna 2 for Men review.

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All products listed above were gifted to me, but all views and opinions are my own.

I’ve been using my Foreo Luna 2 for Men for almost 2 years now. It still remains a firm favourite in my skincare routine, and if you keep reading you’ll find out why.

When I tried the Luna 2 for Men, I instantly loved it. I think the design of the Foreo Luna 2 is definitely easier on the eye than some of the other brushes on the market. I was genuinely excited to use it for the first time. At £169 it’s definitely an investment, but your skin is something you should treat well.


Why would you bother using a facial-cleaning brush?

Well, when washing your face with your hands, you’re actually transferring bacteria and oil between your fingertips and face. It means you’ll never be able to get truly clean skin. I was definitely sceptical by this claim, but I instantly felt the difference when I used my Luna 2 for the first time!

The Foreo Luna 2 for Men is advertised as being a 3-in-1 facial-cleansing, pre-shaving and anti-aging device. Seriously, it does all those things! It works by gently pulsing on the skin – 8,000 pulsations per second to be exact. The front of the device helps to remove dead skin cells and unclog pores of almost 100% of dirt and oil. This also helps in prepping the skin for a smoother and closer shave. The back of the device uses lower-frequency pulsations to help reduce fine lines and wrinkle. Let’s face it, I’m not getting any younger so this side definitely appealed to me.

close up of foreo luna 2 for men in water

How do you use the FOREO Luna 2 for Men?

It’s very easy to use. You apply your cleanser to your face and wet the Luna. I use the Foreo Cleanser for Men, which leaves my skin feeling fresh (more details on my Mankind Grooming Box Review). You literally press one button and you’re set! It’s automatic and pauses pulsations every 15 seconds to allow you to move onto another area of your face. The cleansing lasts for a minute in total. You then rinse and dry your face, apply your skincare products and move onto the anti-aging side. You press the button again, turn it over and use the back for another minute! Pop your favourite serum onto your skin, and gently massage it across your face using the Foreo Luna 2. It’s really that simple.

One benefit this product has compared to other cleansing brushes is that you don’t have to change the bristles! It’s made of silicone so it’s actually resistant to bacteria, which ensures it’s as clean as possible! It’s also fully waterproof, so suitable for use in the shower.

Now after using it, you might break out a bit, but this is just your skin purging of all the toxins. After a day or two it’ll get better, and with continued use it’ll happen less frequently. It’s actually a good thing that the Foreo Luna 2 for Men helps remove toxins, because otherwise they’re just sitting under your skin.


After using this product for almost 2 years, I would honestly recommend the Foreo Luna 2 for Men to everyone! Since I first got mine, the Foreo range has expanded to now include the Luna Go and the Luna Mini 2. They even do a toothbrush, which is called the Foreo Issa.

If you’re interested in buying the Foreo Luna 2 for Men, you can get it from Mankind.

There you have it, my review on the Foreo Luna 2 for Men. I would definitely check this out if you are interested in looking after your skin!

 

 

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Everyone knows I’m the biggest fan of everything to do with Kiehl’s. Want to know what my skincare essentials are from Kiehl’s are? Keep reading.


Kiehl’s was the first skincare brand I ever bought into. I’ve always suffered with dry skin, and I remember someone recommending I give the brand a go when their new bouqite store opened in Liverpool. We’re talking a good 2 or 3 years ago now. Instantly, I was bought in by the brand, the heritage, and the products. I’ve been hooked ever since.

The products I tried back then are still my firm favourites today. They do everything I need, keep my skin in top shape and are fairly afforadable when it comes to luxury skincare. With all that in mind, here are my 3 skincare essentials from Kiehl’s.

kiehls skincare review


Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cleanser

The Ultra Facial Cleanser from Kiehl’s is my go to face wash. It’s enriched with tonnes of great ingredients, including Avocado Oil and Squalane, and is suitable for all skin types. You only need a small amount and it’ll cover your whole face.

Why Do I Love It?

It’s gentle, helps cleanse my skin and leaves it feeling great. The texture is a gel, that doesn’t really foam. However if you pair this with a cleansing device is does lather up slightly. The cleanser doesn’t strip my skin, but leaves it feeling clean which is exactly what you want.


Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream

I genuinely couldn’t live without Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream. Whenever I switch my face cream out with another brand, I feel like I’m always drawn to this one. It’s sutiable for all skin types, gives 24-hour hydration, and still maintains a lightweight texture.

Why Am I Such A Fan?

This moistursier has properties that help protect your skin against the changes in climate. If you’re from England, you know how temperamental the weather can be so I find this essential. My skin is left feeling smooth, even throughout a long day. If you’re going to try anything from the brand, I’d recommend this!


Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate

If you’ve heard of Kiehl’s before, I’m sure you’ve tried their Midnight Recovery Concentrate. It’s a night time facial oil that has 99.8% natural ingredients. You only need a few drops at night, and your skin will look incredible by the morning.

Does It Live Up To The Hype?

Definitly! It’s by far one of the best skincare saviours out there. Although it’s an oil, it doesn’t leave a greasy feeling on the skin. I put my moisturiser over it as my skin is super dry, however it works great by itself. It’s also got a nice lavendar scent. I’m not usually fond of lavendar, however for some reason, I love it in this oil!


There you have it! My 3 skincare essentials from Kiehl’s. If you’re about Manchester, I’d definitely recommend popping into their store on King Street. Lisa and the team are incredibly friendly and knowledable. If you’re looking for a tailored skincare routine, they’re the team to help you out!

What have you tried from Kiehl’s before? Let me know over on Twitter. Click here to check out the full range from Kiehl’s.

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All products in this post where gifted to me. I've used Kiehl's for years and truely love the brand. All opinions are my own.

Have you been interested in trying a charcoal teeth whitening powder? BENZ and BLANC have a great one, so read my review and find out why I love it.


We’re all on the hunt for the best way to get a white smile, right? Many companies offer products to do it, and whilst they might work, they’re unnatural and can damage your teeth. BENZ and BLANC have the solution for you. The Charcoal Whitening Powder is 100% organic, natural and vegan! I bet you’re already itching to try it.

benz and blanc charcoal whitening powder

Firstly, Who Are BENZ and BLANC?

BENZ and BLANC are a small boutique business based in the heart of Leeds. Founded in 2016 by Paul, they’re only 5 months old but already making massive steps in the world of cosmetic dental care. Their own Charcoal Whitening Powder came after customers kept asking for something better than what was already on the market. They wanted to create a product that was natural, good for the economy and actually worked!

How Do You Use It?

When I first opened the tin, I honestly had no idea where to begin. When you’re presented with a pot of black powder that’s meant to go in your mouth, it’s a little bit scary. The application couldn’t be more simple – you dip a wet toothbrush in and start brushing your teeth! Word of warning, this get’s everywhere if you’re not careful. Leave the powder on for a couple of minutes, brush it off, and your teeth will be gleaming!

benz and blanc charcoal whitening powder

What Did I Think?

Coming from a charcoal whitening sceptic, I’m impressed! This stuff actually works! My teeth instantly looked brighter and felt cleaner. It’s not the easiest product to remove, and I’m not a fan of the taste but they’re just technical aspects of the process.

My biggest issue with this product is the taste. It doesn’t taste bad, but it tastes weird to me. Luckily, I recently found out that they’re working on flavoured versions, so if you’re concerned about the taste, BENZ and BLANC will have you covered shortly!

Some Extra Information

The BENZ and BLANC Whitening Charcoal Powder is made from coconut shells, and it’s 100% natural and organic. The packaging is a cute little aluminium tin, which is recyclable and has a lower carbon footprint than glass – winner! If you’re looking to give it a go, you can start with the 15g tin which is £6.99. Some of the proceeds from the product actually go to the charity Operation Smile, so the company are really making waves in supporting the industry.


I can’t rave about this company more than I do. BENZ and BLANC help the community, the economy and anyone who comes into their store in Leeds. I’ve got massive respect for the owner, Paul, and I honestly think you’d be silly not to click this link and purchase the product.

Have you tried charcoal whitening powder before? Let me know in the comments.

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This product was kindly gifted to me. All opinions and views are 100% my own.