Shot of Beauty


Celebrate pancake day, beauty style
February 11, 2013, 2:41 pm
Filed under: Bath and body, Eyes, Face, Hair, Lips, Make-up, Nails, Skin care | Tags: , , , , , ,

You’ve been to the shop, you’ve got your list of ingredients and you’re ready to go, but wouldn’t be it be so much more fun if you had beauty products to go along with your pancake day experience?

I decided to set myself the strange but wonderful task of finding beauty equivalents to the basic ingredients and toppings we use every year to make delicious pancakes. Plus, I thought we could all do with a smile considering how wet and cold it is out there! Let me know what you think and if you have any alternatives.

Ingredient: Salt
Beauty equivalent: Aveda Stress-Fix Soaking Salts

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Lavender and clary sage infuse these salts with a relaxing aroma

Ingredient: Flour
Beauty equivalent: Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant

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Shake this white powder onto your hands, mix with water and you have an exfoliating paste

Ingredient: Eggs
Beauty equivalent: Illamasqua Limited Edition I’mperfection Nail Polish in Speckle

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Pretty and purple like a trendy speckled hen

Ingredient: Milk
Beauty equivalent: L’Occitane Shea Butter Milk Shower Cream

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Ultra rich shower gel and shampoo

Ingredient: Water
Beauty equivalent: La Roche-Posay Thermal Spring Water

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Soothing toner alternative

Ingredient: Butter
Beauty equivalent: Korres Jasmine Lip Butter

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Shea butter and rice wax hydrate and soften the lips

Ingredient: Sugar
Beauty equivalent: Lush Bubblegum Lip Scrub

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It tastes as good as it looks – lick it off your lips after use to see!

Ingredient: Lemon
Beauty equivalent: Dr Hauschka Lemon Lemongrass Body Moisturiser

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Revitalising lemon and lemongrass body moisturiser

Ingredient: Strawberries
Beauty equivalent: Body Shop Strawberry Beautifying Oil

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Instant hydration for body, face and hair

Ingredient: Chocolate Syrup
Beauty equivalent: Illamasqua Neutral Palette

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Mix and match this gorgeous essential neutral palette

 

Will you be buying any of these pancake day beauty essentials? xxx

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Love it!

Comment by Bettina

Haha thanks Bettina – random brain wave on the way to work this morning! Thought it would be fun 🙂 x

Comment by shotofbeauty




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