It really feels like the temperature has dropped in the last week or so, don’t you think? It’s time to wrap up warm, get excited for the impending festive season but also to look after ourselves too as our skin starts to deal with all that cold weather and hot central heating.
My hands and feet can be dry even at the best of times, a ped egg is my feet’s best friend before jetting off on holiday or parties – as I always want to make sure they look and feel their best. And I’m always applying hand cream, especially around my cuticles and on the side of one of my fingers in particular where I get a strange teeny circle of dry skin!
…but that teeny circle of dry skin that still comes back time after time? Current status: gone! Magic.
I’ve been trying out Flexitol over the past few weeks on my hands and feet, and I must say it’s a real delight to use. Flexitol isn’t about fluffy marketing campaigns and the prettiest pink packaging etc. …they’re all about products that genuinely work. So if you’re serious about caring for your skin this winter and feel your hands and feet could do with a real treat that *actually works*, this is just the ticket!
After a little researching, I’ve learnt that their products contain Urea, which (as they put it) is “a major constituent of the skin’s natural moisturising factor, which improves hydration by increasing the water uptake from dermis” …basically, Urea in products can be used on skin to replicate the hydration process, allowing your skin to soak up all that goodness it needs to flourish – clever right? It can reduce water loss from your skin and actually help it to improve on how much water it can retain. It’s beauty science at its greatest.
I’ve been trying out both the Hand Balm and the Moisturising Foot Cream, the latter can also be used on your legs which is perfect for me because, yeap, you guessed it, I can get very dry legs too…oh the fun! Both the balm and the cream are a lovely white creamy texture that sinks in beautifully and have a lovely subtle scent, not medical at all, just very pleasant.
I’ve been really impressed with how quickly they leave both my hands and feet feeling truly moisturised, normal & healthy! I’m really looking forward to using them over the winter period, especially on those cosy nights in or using the cream overnight on my feet and legs with some fluffy bed socks on.
Flexitol have more products in their collection too to treat your feet, body and hands, so do pop over to their website http://www.flexitol.co.uk and you’ll find the perfect product for the problem you’re looking to solve. I really do hope this helps someone, as this balm and cream combo has definitely worked wonders on my skin already.
Now… would you like to win a lovely pair of Flexitol creams? Well here’s your chance to win them, alongside all the other goodies in this cute winter self-care kit!
Those lovely people at Flexitol have given me some extra creams to give away to a lucky someone! Yay! So I’ve paired them up with some other self-care essentials, you know, like chocolate.
The winter self-care kit includes…
Flexitol Moisturising Foot Cream
Flexitol Hand Balm (you will get brand new boxed versions of the creams of course!)
Barry M Speedy nail paint in Sprint Finish
Hotel Chocolat Unwind teaolat sachet
Marks & Spencer Swiss chocolate
How to enter…
Enter on Twitter *here* by just following me and retweeting the pinned competition tweet or over on my Instagram *here* by following the instructions on the competition photo. One overall winner will be chosen at random from both social channels. UK only. Competition closes at midnight on Sunday 19th November. Good luck! :)
If you’re feeling like your hands and feet could definitely do with a Flexitol treat this winter, you can find out all about them on their website here: http://www.flexitol.co.uk and you can easily find them available at Superdrug, Boots, Sainsburys, Ocado…everywhere basically!
This is truly a good find and a product I will definitely buy again to ensure my dry skin problems are kept at bay!
A big thank you to Flexitol for sending me the creams to try out, I have genuinely enjoyed discovering this range :)