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Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Review: Laidbare Working 9 to 5 Anti-Aging Hydration Cream

Review Laidbare 9 to 5
I purchased Laidbare's Working 9 to 5 Anti-Aging Hydration Cream back in January from TKMaxx for the bargain price of £4.99, but only began using it mid-July, as I wanted to clear out some of my extensive moisturiser stash first. I've been using it now for around a month and thought it was high time I shared my thoughts with you all!
Packaged in a simple pink and white cardboard box, the outer casing gives plenty of information about the product within; "You think you work hard? Our hydration cream moisturises and protects around the clock! With extracts of Rose Water to calm, revitalise and soften the skin. Anti-aging Iceland Moss helps to combat the fight against time, and Gotu Kola works by stimulating collagen production. Application: Use in the morning and again before bedtime after cleansing and toning with Laidbare DIY! Bonus: Cassis Augustifolia Seed Polysaccharide is considered a natural version of Hyaluronic Acid due to its water-attracting properties; essential for plumped and youthful skin."
Laidbare Working 9 to 5 Anti-ageing hydration cream
The screw-cap tube within follows the same colour-scheme and gives the same information (minus the ingredients); handy for those of us who don't tend to keep outer packaging once we begin using a product! The moisturiser itself is a medium-texture white cream which has a subtle Rose scent and feels really light on the skin. Despite this, though, it does take some rubbing in, as you can see below; most moisturisers I've tried have been long gone by the point I took this photo, yet here you can still see the moisturiser sitting on the skin.
Laidbare 9 to 5 review ingredients packaging
Once worked in, the skin is left feeling soft and smooth, with no obvious lingering scent. It gives a lovely base for your make-up which goes on flawlessly over it. I have noticed recently that my skin has been looking a lot clearer; I'm not sure that I'd put it down to this moisturiser as I have been a lot better in general at looking after my skin, but the lovely calming ingredients can't hurt and certainly haven't broken me out or anything like that. I do feel like it gives a really lovely moisturisation, such that my skin gets less oily, although only marginally - this is a definite bonus for me and my oil-slick forehead!
Overall, I really like this moisturiser; it smells good, does a lovely job at moisturising and softening my skin, and hasn't broken me out, all for a bargain price! My one and only complaint would be that it doesn't contain SPF, which is something I do like in a day cream, but since this is designed for use day and night it's probably to be expected.
You can purchase Laidbare Working 9 To 5 direct from their website at the reduced price of £3.99 for 50ml.
Have you  ever tried any Laidbare products? What's your favourite day cream? Is SPF an important factor for you?

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  1. I love it when I find Laidbare in TK maxx I think it's a lovely brand Xx

  2. I've never heard of this brand before. I really miss having a TK Maxx close at hand!
    Amy x
    -A Little Boat Sailing-

  3. I've never even heard of Laidbare nevermind tried it! Cute bottle though xo

  4. it does sounds really nice, and cheap... I'd love to grab one of these xx

    Gemma | ♥ Miss Makeup Magpie ♥


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