Favourite Body, Skin & Hair Care Products of 2012!

This post follows on from my Favourite Makeup items from 2012 (which you can read here)!  Sorry again about how later this post is, but better late than never!

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First up; Hair products!  This year, like any other, I have got through multiple cans of Dry Shampoo and last years favourite just had to be VO5’s Refresh Me Quick Shampoo, this smells beautiful and leaves my hair looking so fresh.  I haven’t photographed my favourite shampoo and conditioner but it’s a toss up between Ojon’s Dry Recovery range or Kevin Murphy’s Born Again range, both leave my dry hair feeling super soft and manageable.  Hair mask of 2012 goes to the absolutely incredible Macadamia Deep Repair Masque – this stuff is SO GOOD, probably my best find of 2012, I need to review this properly cause it’s just amazing.  I used and discovered a loada hair oils in 2012 but my favourite has to be the famous Morrocan Oil because it smells delicious and does a good job of smoothing my hair and making it easier to comb through after a wash.  I’ve also thrown in L’Oreal’s Salt Spray as my fav styling product as it makes my kinky hair look intentional!

Body products!  My skin played havoc last year and was dry all year round and so moisturizers played a big part of my regime.  I have two favourite body lotions as I couldn’t just pick one. They are the Kiehls Creme de Corps and La Roche Posay Cicaplast Baume B5.  I slather Kiehls on to my whole body after a shower or bath but save the Cicaplast Baume for drier areas of my skin, like my legs and shoulders (where I get the most eczema), both are fab products.  Favourite shower gel obviously goes to Femfresh (not the most glamorous, ha!).  My favourite perfume of 2012 was my new discovery of Lolita Lempicka’s Si Lolita – this perfume was perfect for my holiday in May but also accompanied me through autumn and winter, review here.  Fav body spray was my usual favourite of Superdrug’s own range, in particularly ‘Delicious’ and ‘Flirty’.

Skincare!  Favourite makeup remover goes to Bioderma for it’s ability to remove makeup easily and quickly (review here), favourite face wash and skin care range goes to Paula’s Choice Clear range (review)– I still adore these products and will hopefully get some more to review very soon.  Favourite blemish cream goes to Quinoderm which is a must have product if you have blemished or acne prone skin, it works wonders. 

Finally a few miscellaneous products.  Sudocreme was my favourite multi-purpose product of 2012 and is incredible on blemishes and dry skin.  Favourite nail polish brand has to go to Nails Inc for their beautiful and high quality shades!

Phew – finally finished!  Sorry for this essay, it’s just nice to record all my favourites so that I can look back and see what’s changed next year (you can see last years favourites here and here).

What were your favourite hair, body and skin care products in 2012?




  1. January 19, 2013 / 1:42 pm

    The Morrocan Oil is fantastic! Great blog.



  2. January 19, 2013 / 2:01 pm

    I love the Loreal salt spray! However, I kind of wish it made my hair a bit wavier!

    I'd love it if you checked my blog out! It's on all things teenage :D.


  3. January 19, 2013 / 2:59 pm

    My favourite product of the 2012 was definitely Morrocan Oil by far! It saves me daily from my super frizzy hair xx

  4. January 19, 2013 / 3:42 pm

    I need to invest in some Morrocan Oil asap – my new years resolution is to take better care of my hair so I need to stop slacking!

  5. January 19, 2013 / 3:44 pm

    Really want to try Bioderma, wish it was easier to get hold of! Love Ojon as well, great post



  6. January 19, 2013 / 4:46 pm

    oh ur blog is amazing 🙂

  7. January 19, 2013 / 5:02 pm

    Great post , I'm also loving v05 products x


  8. January 19, 2013 / 5:10 pm

    I ordered some Paula's Choice products after reading your review, can't wait to start using them 🙂

  9. January 19, 2013 / 6:18 pm

    I also use Sudocreme quite often. It's indeed very good for dry skin!




  10. January 19, 2013 / 7:15 pm

    Nails inc never let me down!


  11. January 19, 2013 / 7:45 pm

    Great post i love most of this products myself 🙂


  12. January 19, 2013 / 8:41 pm

    I have seen so many Macadamia products in many blogger favorites! I really want to try the masque – looking forward to our review!

  13. January 19, 2013 / 9:56 pm

    All these products look fantastic, really want to try the Morrocan Oil! xx

  14. January 19, 2013 / 10:08 pm

    Haha I also love sudocreme its a miracle worker and the Macadamia mask is amazing as it really works for my hair and leaves it shiny and soft for days I also bought the Macadamia Serum and this works wonders on split ends 😀


  15. January 19, 2013 / 11:48 pm

    The nails inc polishes look gorgeous!


  16. January 20, 2013 / 11:07 am

    Lovely products, maybe something for me 😉

    /S / http:// mydarlingsolitude.blogspot.com

  17. January 20, 2013 / 11:46 am

    Macadamia products are great!
    Also Sudocrem is probably the best invention ever, I've used it for so many years and it's never let me down!

    Chloë x

  18. January 20, 2013 / 6:50 pm

    I have to buy some MoroccanOil this year! My hair is needing it 🙂
    LaceyLoves x

  19. January 20, 2013 / 7:28 pm

    Lovely blog! please take a look at mine, I talk about homemade beauty products 🙂

  20. January 21, 2013 / 12:16 pm

    Great products, love the reviews and recommendations


  21. January 21, 2013 / 2:11 pm

    I really like having a hand sanitizer in my bag; its just so convenient, whatever the season. I have one that cleanses and moisturizes too. Body products

  22. January 21, 2013 / 7:27 pm

    I love Moroccan Oil! I am an esthetician and find that it does wonders on the skin!! Please check out my blog would love it!


  23. January 22, 2013 / 10:21 am

    I also Like to having this all products in my room. this all products are looking so lovely. thank you so much for posting. i love your post.
    Mira Hair Oil

  24. January 22, 2013 / 3:38 pm

    i use that range of Vo5 products, but i've got the 'plump it up' 🙂 it smells so good!!!


  25. January 23, 2013 / 5:52 am

    Great collection of skin care products.I also love suing these products.

  26. January 23, 2013 / 2:37 pm

    My favorite body hair care product of the big brands like dove, L'Oreal etc. and always use the Best hair care products.

  27. January 23, 2013 / 2:37 pm

    My favorite body hair care product of the big brands like dove, L'Oreal etc. and always use the Best hair care products.

  28. January 23, 2013 / 6:05 pm

    I really want to try the Macadamia Deep Repair Masque and the Morrocan Oil but they're so expensive! I hope they're worth it when I buy them 😀


  29. January 24, 2013 / 1:26 am

    My favorite skin care product of 2012 is definitely Murad's Pure Skin Clarifying supplements. They've done more to prevent breakouts than most of the prescription treatments I've tried, and it makes any blemishes that do show up disappear much faster.

  30. January 25, 2013 / 12:32 pm

    Bioderma and sudacrem are THE biggest beauty essentials for me! I love them, great post!

  31. January 29, 2013 / 11:24 am

    My dream hair care product would make my hair have beautiful beach waves or smooth and sleek.

  32. January 29, 2013 / 11:25 am

    My dream hair care product would make my hair have beautiful beach waves or smooth and sleek. I love your site. Thanx

  33. January 29, 2013 / 11:33 pm

    Macadamia products are really amazing.. almost all of the products work really well. Check out Fekkai's Brilliant Glossing line as well, the stuff in that collection is just amazzzing.

    Check out http://intergloss.com/, its a beauty reviewing site I'm a part of! Thanks xx

  34. Anonymous
    February 1, 2013 / 5:26 pm

    After reading your blog and having such bad skin I decided to give quinoderm a go.
    It's the best thing i've tried for my spots, after trying antibiotics and various other things from the doctors I thought it would never go away and I was getting pretty depressed about it all.
    After a week of using it with the face wash nearly all my spots have gone, i'm absolutely amazed by it,
    it is fantastic 🙂

  35. Anonymous
    February 2, 2013 / 6:47 pm

    How do you use the salt spray? I tried it once but it didnt do much :-

    Emma x

  36. February 14, 2013 / 10:58 am

    The favourite body skin and hair care products have been shared by you. It has been great to get the useful information

  37. March 25, 2013 / 6:19 am

    I wanted to thank you for this great read!! I definitely enjoying every little bit of it and I have you bookmarked to check out new stuff you post.


  38. March 30, 2013 / 1:30 pm

    My best skin care product of 2013 is surely Murad's Pure Skin Clarifying supplements. Please check out my blog would love it!

  39. April 29, 2013 / 3:44 am

    Thanks for sharing your ideas, it was a good read. Especially you are talking about your experiences about products and many people are benefiting from this. Really Thanks A Bunch…

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  41. November 28, 2013 / 1:00 pm

    many products in market. I think it will be right product for my hair

  42. Anonymous
    September 1, 2014 / 11:56 am

    Thanks for sharing the post on hair and skin care products, it sound really good for hair and skin care.

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