9 January 2012

Figs & Rouge lip, face, hand & body balms

I love a general purpose balm and my daughter is a big lip balm fan,  so I was very pleased to receive two Figs & Rouge balms in the post for review. Figs & Rouge balms are organic, petroleum free and really moisturise the skin - I've used mine on dry patches such as elbows and fingers as well as lips. Plus the retro packaging is really very lovely.

Being the daughter of a beauty journalist, my 8-year-old has already got expensive taste in products. Being a skinflint mummy, I managed to accommodate her taste this Christmas by putting one of these Figs & Rouge balms (plus a sample size Clinique lipgloss) in her Christmas stocking this year - resulting in many extra mummy points.

Bonnie is using the Wild Cherry. Here's what she has to say: "It feels really nice on my lips, and it also has got rid of the dry skin around my mouth. It smells really lovely and the pot is very cool". I'm using the Aloe & Mint. Again great packaging, a more grown-up scent, but really I'd happily use either.

Figs & Rouge are available from Boots, Urban  Outfitters, ASOS, Whole Foods Markets and other stores. They're around £5 each. More info at www.figsandrouge.com and follow them on Twitter @figsandrougeuk - watch out for Friday giveaways!