Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Step 2 and 3: LIZ EARLE Instant Boost Tonic and Skin Repair Moisturiser review

Hi everyone!

Today I would like to introduce you to steps 2 and 3 of my newly discovered beauty regime that I have been following for over two weeks and will probably stick to for a long time.

I wrote a review of the first step with Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish that I have been using for over a month (click here for a full review) and I can honestly say, it is absolutely amazing. The best cleanser I have ever used. It is gentle, yet very effective!

The next step after cleansing with the Hot Cloth Cleanser is toning your skin with the Instant Boost Skin Tonic. I decided to go with the spritzer format, as I like to use tonics during the day, to refresh my face. I use it at least twice a day. In the morning, after cleaning my face with micellar water, I give my face a spritz or two. In the evening after using the Hot Cloth Cleanser I use the tonic on a cotton wool pad. It leaves my skin perfectly clean and fresh and really gives it a boost of radiance. It smells really nice and refreshing, exactly what I expect from a natural product.

It is available in three sizes: 30ml,50ml and 200ml and you can pick from two formats: bottle or spritzer. I will be buying the smallest size for my Holiday- it is a 30 ml spritzer for £5.25, perfect travel/handbag size. 

The one I received is a 200ml spritzer and costs £13.00. A little goes a long way, so it is definitely worth every penny. link


The last step of my routine with Liz Earle products is the Skin Repair Moisturiser. My skin is normal/combination (I have an oily T-zone and my cheeks are quite dry), so that's the type of cream I got sent to review. I must say-it was love at first sight/feel. It smells gorgeous and the formula is very light.  It also absorbs quickly - a very important factor for me.
This moisturiser softens, smoothes and conditions skin for a naturally healthy glow
It is a jar full of natural goodness, packed with antioxidants,vitamins and a highly moisturising avocado oil. It really helps to balance combination skin. I noticed that the dryness on my cheeks is hardly noticeable and my T-zone seems to be less oily.  

The only small complaint would be lack of SPF if you use it as a day cream. But on the other hand, it is meant to be used as a day and night cream so it doesn't need SPF. I always try to buy foundation with SPF, also if I know that I will be exposed to the sunlight for a longer period of time, I use sun protection.
I use this cream in the morning, after toning my face and neck with the Instant Boost Tonic and it works well as a base for foundation. If I am not wearing make up, I reach for it during the day as well.
At night time it really makes my skin feel nourished and soft and when I wake up I can't wait to repeat the whole routine allover again :)

The 50 ml jar cost £18.75 and just like the tonic and cleanser, it lasts for a long time. You need the tiniest amount to moisturise your full face. Travel size costs £7.25 for a 15 ml tube link

If you haven't tried Liz Earle Cleanse, Tone & Moisturise routine yet, I can honestly say: go for it! Many people swear by it and I became one of them :) If you don't want to buy full size products, there is plenty of smaller sizes to choose from at reasonable prices. My favourite must be the Hot Cloth Cleanser, I am still in love with it and can't stop raving about it, but I am loving the Tonic and moisturiser as well.
I included my Liz Earle products in the March favourites and I think they will stay on the list forever :)

To discover more Liz Earle products visit

*PR samples


  1. My daughter hungrycaramella told me about you. She is following you and now I am too. These products sound good for my skin. Hello from Rome!

  2. I really want to try the Liz Earle products, thanks for your review :) x

    1. I wanted to try them too and when I finally got them I fell in love.
      Now I can't imagine my beauty regime without Liz Earle Daily Essentials x

  3. Great detailed review :) I think after i finished my current facial skincare (Origins at the moment) I will give Liz earl a try because i heard so much good things about it. It seems to be really gentle as well which will be perfect for my sensitive skin~ The idea of travel sized products to try it out or chuck in your purse on the go is appealing too :D
    Thank you for sharing your thoughts on it, it was helpful <3

    1. I am sure it would be great for your sensitive skin.

  4. Lovely review, I love Liz Earle xxx

  5. I've wanted to try Liz Earle products for a while now, but haven't actually done so, and I think this post might have just swayed me! Great blog :)

    1. you should definitely try Liz Earle products. They are amazing!

  6. Really interested in this desperate to try Liz Earle. Do you know how it is for dry skin? Also I noticed Red magazine has free Liz Earl samples in WHSmiths at the moment.

    1. The cleanser and tonic are suitable for all skin types and there is a few moisturisers to choose from, to suit all skin types. I have read many reviews written by people with dry skin, sensitive skin... and most of them loved Liz Earle Daily Essentials.

  7. excellent post.
    very good products

  8. Hi just to let you know i have nominated you for the versitile award..
    check out my blog to see what to do x

  9. I've been wanting to try these out forever, and I think I'll finally buy them! Just gotta save up the money to do so! I know in the US it's high-priced!

  10. Lovely post, Looks like a great product! I may have to try it...


  11. Great post, my mum is massive Liz Earle fan, her stuff is really amazing!

    Lucy Loves To Blog

  12. I really want to try some of this range! xo

  13. thank you for sharing this review. i've been wanting to try liz earle stuff for ages and after reading this i think i might finally give them a go :) x


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