Skincare Routine

I don't consider myself to have the greatest skin in the world, and it's always good to look after your skin regardless of if it's clear or not. I'm not the most interesting in my skincare routine but I'd consider myself to be simple, and easy. I don't spend much on skincare products as I feel like simple and easy is better than putting too much and too many heavy products on your skin everyday. 

I know removing your makeup with a  makeup wipe isn't the best way to remove your makeup, but I normally start removing my makeup with a makeup wipe to get rid of most of the product on my face. I use the Boots Essentials cleansing wipes as I find that makeup wipes are the one thing that my skin reacts to really badly with breakouts. Most other makeup wipes don't suit my skin and make it feel worse than normal, but with the Boots wipes I feel like they're so simple with not so harmful ingredients, yet I could be wrong. After wiping the most of the makeup off my face I cleanse my face deeper using the same brand Boots Essentials to cleanse and tone, using a cotton pad.


I use a variety of Lush products on my skin as well. If I don't use Lush's Let the Good Times Roll or Ultrabland to cleanse, I will put on their Cup O'Coffee face mask to cleanse my skin even more. I usually do this before a shower and give it about 15 minutes to settle before washing it off. I use the Lush Santa Baby lip scrub to get rid of the dead skin and smooth out my lips. When I first tried this lip scrub I thought it was a weird idea, but it definitely helps moisturize and keep your lips hydrated especially after a long day of wearing a lipstick or liquid lipstick. Also a few times a week I use a pore strip, the one I have at the moment is tea tree and witch hazel also from Boots, I will admit it's not the best one I've tried but it's one of the cheaper ones. I only use them when I find my skin is really bad, as they can hurt a little bit, I think I need to invest in some more products like this, if you've any suggestions feel free to let me know in the comments. 

It mightn't be that interesting to read skincare routines especially as mine is so simple, but I really love reading them so I thought I'd share mine. 
What does everyone else use in their skincare routine?

BH Cosmetics Galaxy Chic Palette | Review

I normally don't rush to buy products as soon as I see them, but I saw this palette on Instagram recently and I searched and ordered it straight away. It's the BH Cosmetics Galaxy Chic palette, I love it so much as all the eye shadow shades are based and inspired by planets. If anyone knows me, they'll know that I love astrology and the stars, I'm so fascinated and intrigued by them, and this palette is just captures the sky so beautifully. I'm pretty sure this is the prettiest palette I own, in my opinion.

I've never tried any BH Cosmetic products before, but I'm always up for trying new brands. I don't tend to stick to the same things, unless they're amazing staples. As I've mentioned before, the palette is based off the planets and astrology. The cover of the palette isn't that exciting or amazing but it's what's on the inside that matters. Plus it's always a bonus when a palette comes with its own mirror, makes things so much easier, especially on the go. The palette contains eighteen shimmery eyeshadow shades, which makes sense as the sky and stars shine. I love how the shades fit their names so well, and that the palette contains a good variety of colours, all very wearable, some more for nights out than others. 


Some of my favourite shades are Milky Way, which is a lilac with light pink and white swirls throughout, it's literally so pretty. Also Asteroid and Mercury which are similarly mixed shades that are just so aesthetically pleasing, with various colours shooting through them. Meteor, Electra and Sun are my other favourites and ones I've probably worn the most. 


The quality and pay-off of these shadows is incredible, they're strongly pigmented, and very dramatic and shimmery, yet easily blend-able. They blend and come off the brush gently and easily, a little definitely goes a long way. They're both creamy and chalky, and just the right amount of shimmer. It's not crazy glittery, but the shimmer looks so cool under lights and when your eyes are closed, but it's not too intense for during the day. Although, some shades are more shimmery than others. I love the mix of pale and dark colours too, they go well together and it's prefect to bring for any occasion. 

Shades above are Sun, Jupiter, Prometheus, Aphrodite, Milky Way, and Cosmic.  

Shades above are Saturn, Venus, Meteor, Comet, Earth, and Neptune. 

Shades above are Mercury, Mars, Asteroid, Electra, Moon, and Pluto.

Overall, I love this palette, both to look at and to wear. I think if I were to design a palette, it would be something like this. I really love the theme and the colours that were chosen, plus the colours last a long time without smudging or fading, I'd highly recommend this palette.
What do you guys think of this palette? Have you tried it or any BH Cosmetics products before?