Ilus Cosmetics I discovered is an Australian company that imports JOIK natural cosmetics, candles and home fragrance products from Estonia into Australia.
I may be slightly biased, but what better, more beautiful country could there be to produce natural cosmetics?
Estonia is located in the Baltic region of Europe. What sets it apart is its natural beauty. Over 50% of Estonia is covered by unspoilt forests which are home to an amazing array of wildlife. Estonia has 6 larger islands and over 1500 smaller islands. In 2011 Estonia was ranked by the World Health Organisation as having the cleanest air in the world!
JOIK uses nature to its best advantage, whilst also caring for nature. It uses high quality natural and near natural ingredients to create luxurious beauty and home fragrance products that both pamper the senses and caress the body.
JOIK does not use mineral oils, parabens, silicons or other potentially harmful substances. Their products are never tested on animals. All JOIK products are hand made in Estonia. JOIK proves that natural can be luxurious!
I had the opportunity to trial the following three luxurious JOIK products.
|JOIK Products from Ilus Cosmetics|
JOIK Rejuvenating Day Cream With Vitamins & Hyaluronic Acid
This day cream contains an impressive array of vitamins, herbal extracts and powerful antioxidants designed to improve the skin's elasticity, reduce lines and wrinkles, improve the skin's collagen production, firm and smooth the skin, protect it from environmental damage, even out the skin tone and reduce pigment spots. It sounds like exactly the type of product my 40+ year old skin is crying out for!
Upon initial use I have found this day cream to be lightweight, quickly absorbing and beautifully hydrating on my skin without leaving any greasy residue. It left my skin feeling silky smooth, and looking more radiant and "plumper", and thus more youthful after using it. Some of my fine lines appear to have softened.
I love the stylish bottle this product comes in with its hygienic pump dispenser. The bottle is transparent and thus it is easy to see how much product is remaining so you won't get caught short!
Overall I have been very impressed with this product and will continue using it.
50ml $59.95 Click here to shop
|JOIK Anti-Age Rejuvenating Daycream|
JOIK Velvety Red Silky Lip Balm
I found this lip balm to be beautifully nourishing and moisturising on my lips probably due to the cocoa butter and various seed oils it contains. See the second photo below for the colour and finish on my lips. I used no filters or editing on this photo to give you the most accurate indication of the colour and finish of this lip balm. I found it very flattering on my lips. It added a perfect not-too-glossy coloured sheen to my lips.
This lip balm is aptly named as velvety and silky as this is exactly how it felt on my lips for up to three to four hours after application. After eating I had to reapply. I loved the flattering colour it added to my lips. The silky velvety moisturising feeling lasted until reapplication.
This lip balm will be on high rotation for me. It's gone to the top of my lip balm favourites list!
$14.95 Click here to shop
|JOIK Velvet Red Silky Lip Balm|
|JOIK Velvet Red Silky Lip Balm|
JOIK Shimmering Raspberry Body Lotion
I absolutely love the divine scent of this Shimmering Raspberry Body Lotion! It has a delicious, fresh raspberry scent which lingers beautifully on the skin without being too sweet like some berry scented products tend to be.
The bottle has a convenient, hygienic and easy to use pump. Every body lotion should really come in a pump bottle in my opinion!
The lotion absorbed quickly into my skin. It is rich in sweet almond oil, shea butter and coconut oil and left my skin feeling soft, velvety and wonderfully pampered.
The natural mica minerals in this lotion gave my skin a gorgeous youthful glow and sexy shimmer. Perfect for a date night out, especially when wearing an off the shoulder top. Valentine's Day here I come!
150ml $24.95 Click here to shop
|JOIK Shimmering Raspberry Body Lotion|
VALENTINES DAY JOIK GIVEAWAY
Ilus Cosmetics have generously provided a special Valentine's Day prize pack of romantic JOIK products to giveaway to one lucky Fabulous and Fun Life reader.
The giveaway prize includes the following three natural luxury goodies:
As reviewed above.
These bath truffles are 100% natural and deliciously scented of white chocolate. The natural cocoa butter in the truffles will leave your skin soft, moisturised and velvety! As the bath truffles dissolve in the water they release small rose petals into the bath! Ahhhhh!!!!! What could be more blissful or romantic!
I'd love nothing better than to receive strawberries and wine from my hubby on Valentine's Day and if it came in the form of this candle, I'd give him bonus points for romance and creativity! This candle has the delicious scent of ice cold champagne and sweet sun ripe strawberries! It is handmade from environmentally friendly soy wax and the finest fragrance oils. It has a burn time of 30 hours.
To enter the giveaway just follow the instructions in the RaffleCopter link below.
Good luck! This competition closes at midnight on 9/2/2016.
Which JOIK product appeals to you the most and why?
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