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Fast Five : Five New Products I Am Currently Loving

Every month I am lucky enough to get sent a variety of different products, but so many of them I just don't get to talk about because I simply don't have enough time to talk about every single product. Hence where my new series has come from!
Every so often (I say every so often, because if I say every month it won't happen) I will now be sharing five new products that I have been loving. These will include exciting new releases, as well as products that are simply just new to me. I am hoping to use this series to 'shop my stash' a little bit and try a few different products as well. But without further adieu, let's just get into it!

Thank Goat : Age Defying Mask*

Pamper your skin and indulge in our age defying mask, specifically formulated for wrinkles, fine lines and firming your complexion. Created from goats milk, red algae, marine collagen, l-argenine and vitamin C to help reduce the visible appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while restoring elasticity and firmness to the skin. This nourishing formula helps exfoliate the surface of the skin, revealing new younger cells while helping to restore moisture. 

You know I love my face masks so I am always excited to try new face masks! I was super excited when Thank Goat got in contact to try some of their face masks. I grabbed the Age Defying Mask mostly because I got excited about the Vitamin C in it. I am a little obsessed with Vitamin C at the moment. I have only used this mask a couple of times so far, but it leaves my skin looking soft and glowy. It just gives my skin the boost it needs when it is looking dull and flat.

Esteé Lauder : Double Wear Foundation

Ensure your flawless complexion lasts all day with Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Makeup. This best-selling foundation provides maximum coverage to even out skin tone and cover imperfections, whilst feeling comfortable and lightweight on the skin. Double Wear Makeup has medium, buildable coverage in a semi-matte finish. Fights against heat, humidity and exercise to stay in place all day long.

Now this isn't a new product for me, but I finally started wearing it again and I forgot how much I love it. No other foundation lasts as well as this one, at least for me anyway. It makes my skin look flawless, but also natural. Because I have had some blemishes appear recently, I have been reaching for this one because it's a full coverage and it's one of the few foundations that I can trust will leave my skin looking flawless all day.

Tatcha : Violet-C Radiance Mask

Ideal for all skin types and concerns, this rich and creamy rinse-off mask targets dullness, uneven skin tone, dark spots, fine lines and wrinkles. Harnessing two types of vitamin C: a water-soluble derivative that is absorbed by the skin, providing an immediate glow, as well as an oil-soluble derivative that sits invisibly on the skin's surface, providing antioxidant protection for a healthier complexion over time. A gentle yet effective 10% AHA complex buffs off dead skin cells to improve skin texture and support the production of new cells, while Tatcha's signature triple-threat of green tea, rice and algae promote anti-ageing. 

Two face masks in one current favourites posts? You know they are goo when you can't not include both. I treated myself to a full size of this mask for my birthday last month after have a mini and I love it. It is possibly one of the best masks I have ever bought. If my skin is looking dull, feeling flat or I am just feeling a little luxurious, this is the mask I reach for. It leaves my skin feeling soft and glowy. It's basically the best quick fix that I could ask for!

Medik8 : Retinol 3TR+ Intense*

Supercharge your night-time routine with this lightweight vitamin A serum. Deeply hydrating and easily absorbed, it features an intelligent Time Release system that prevents irritation and ensures retinol is evenly distributed across the skin. Upgraded with climbazole to kick-start your anti-ageing results, plus squalane to leave skin hydrated and supple. You will notice a rejuvenated, refined and more youthful-looking complexion.

This was a newbie that landed on my doorstep last month and I have been using it now for almost a month. It has been a little while since I have used retinol, so I was excited to introduce it back into my routine. Now this is an intense retinol and I took a few weeks to introduce it slowly into my routine to ensure my skin could cope with it. I have been SO impressed with the results and how good my skin has been looking since I started using it. My scarring is clearing up and my spots have been less frequent. I am planning on doing a full review on this in the coming weeks!

Jacquezel : Box Bag*

Fits a compact wallet, an iPhone 8 plus, a passport, a tissue pack, a wet tissue pack, compact powder, keys. We know that material quality is one of your major concern. That’s why we use only crazy horse leather (A.K.A saddle leather) and vegetable tanned leather to construct the exterior of the Box Bag. Expect an unusually vintage look of the Box Bag after constant use.

This was a lovely gift from Jacquezel that I have completely and utterly fallen in love with it. It is a completely different bag to anything that I would usually choose, but it has been the perfect bag for those special occasions or when I am going on an evening out. It is big enough to fit my phone and a couple other bits and pieces, but so damn cute. I am loving the vintage vibes and the fact that it has my name on it! It is only available for the month of October so if you want one, grab it quickly before it's too late!

So there it is, my first fast five favourites! I want to try and make this a regular series, so that I can actually share some of the products that I have been loving! What products have you been loving recently? I'd love to hear about your fast five for this month! Let me know in the comments below xx

*DISCLAIMER – Products with * have been sent for trial/review purposes. Although this product was sent for me to trial and review, all views and opinions are 100% honest. All opinions are based purely from my own experiences. The Life of Laura is not by a professional or expert. Please do not confuse my opinions with professional advice.
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