Niki Newd brings food grade ingredients to your skincare

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Niki Newd Review

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Do you really know what you’re putting on your skin? Can you read the ingredient list of your favorite products and have a peace of mind on every single ingredient mentioned there?

Because the ingredients are what makes the product. I love pretty packaging, but the inside is what I’m paying for.

Niki Newd Fresh Skincare

 

Niki Newd Fresh Skincare

When I heard of Niki Newd and their completely new take on skincare, I was instantly intrigued. Niki Newd offers fresh cosmetics, meaning the products are actually made from pure, food grade ingredients.

Just like an orange juice is best freshly pressed – these new luxury products offer that same freshness to the biggest organ of your body. Your skin.

When I go to the grocery store I try and make good healthy choices. I check the product list for sugars, preservatives, wheat and what not. I make my decision based on what the product contains.

Luxury is knowing what you’re eating and being able to choose wisely for your body. And frankly, the same goes to beauty products.

My results using Niki Newd products

I have been using Niki Newd products now for a month (and the soap actually for even longer than that) and my skin is in fantastic shape. My skin has been in a great shape for some time now, but ever since I switched to these products, the very last bits of my acne has started to heal.

If you’ve been a regular reader of mine, you know that I’ve battled with acne. My acne went away with birth control pills, but a few stubborn pimples stuck on my jawline and they have been there for a year. They are quite deep and I can clearly feel them when I touch my jaw. During this year, I’ve just ignored them, being happy that that’s all that’s left from my acne. But after I started using these products, they’ve started to heal. I’ve actually even been able to squeeze one of them out (or some of it), since it came to surface with a white head.  Prior to this, my cosmetologist tried to poke holes in them and squeeze them out and nothing came out.

My skin feels very balanced. It’s clearly loving these products. And I am too – because suddenly my routine is as simple as it gets. I only use the Oatmeal soap (after first removing my makeup with an oil) and then three other products after that, for my whole face.

What’s genius about Niki Newd products is that they are suitable even for the eye area. My lashes and brows get a nice treatment with the Skin Velvet Oil and I’m secretly loving skipping eye creams.

If I’m feeling lazy, I can mix the oil, cream and the mist and just massage that in. Simple. It’s luxury having to do less – and still getting great results.

P.S. You’ll find my special deal for these products at the end of this post!

Niki Newd Oatmel Soap

Niki Newd’s Oatmeal Soap is not your regular soap so you can forget whatever comes to mind with the word “soap”. It’s my favorite product out of all these and what surprised me the most. I can stop looking for the perfect cleanser, because this is it, and I mean it. It cleanses my skin well, but doesn’t leave it dry or oily.

The soap contains rapeseed, coconut and linseed oil, making it very gentle so it doesn’t disrupt the acid mantle. Besides the oils, the soap contains oatmeal and yeast, which are anti-inflammatory. And now I’ve already mentioned all the ingredients. This product contains just five ingredients.

A little goes a long way with this product and one soap lasts for over two months in my use.

Niki Newd Oatmeal Soap

Niki Newd Skin Velvet Oil Review

Niki Newd Skin Velvet – oil

Niki Newd’s Skin Velvet is a dreamy oil serum that nourishes the skin with Nordic berry seed oils, camelina oil and avocado oil. It contains lots of fatty acids, which are exactly what your skin would want to eat, if it could choose. It also contains antioxidants such as vitamin E and Q10. All from the oils.

This oil absorbs nicely in my skin without the oily feeling and it leaves my skin radiant. If I was in an absolute rush, I could get way with using just the oatmeal soap and this oil.

And hey – you can now get a free sample of this oil with your order by using the affiliate code ‘CHARLOTTA’.

Niki Newd Skin Velvet

Niki Newd Skin Cream & Skin Mist – mixing as I go

The Skin Cream and Skin Mist are the first products I’ve used that are meant to be stored in a fridge. That might feel weird at first, but let me ask you this: would you rather have the product be fresh, or to have preservatives?

The Skin Cream contains grapeseed oil, sea buckthorn oil, spring water, beeswax and vitamin C & E.

This cream is one of the first products Niki Newd made and I can understand it’s popularity. It’s a simple product that does what it promises – nourishes and hydrates. It’s the lightest cream Niki Newd has and when you mix it with the Skin Mist the consistency becomes even more lighter feeling (plus you get extra hydration and vitamins from the mist!).

The Skin Mist contains Spring water, lactose, betaine, glucosamine and vitamin C & B5.

What’s amazing about the Skin Mist is that it helps to maintain the moisture balance, but also protect the skin from sun damage and the key ingredient in that is glucosamine. So this product is great especially for summer time. Though obviously the best way to avoid sun damage is to avoid sun and use a sunscreen.

P.S. My favorite sunscreens are listed here.

Niki Newd Skin Cream
Niki Newd Skin Mist

Niki Newd SKin Mist

 

My combination skin loves this combo. I love that you can mix up the products to suit whatever it is your skin needs. If my skin is feeling dry, I’m using just a tiny bit more of the cream. If my skin feels good and I just want a light hydration, I can use less cream and spritz in more of the skin mist.

Niki Newd Yogurt Skin Mask

Yogurt Skin Mask is a special product, because it’s the original Niki Newd mask based on an old family recipe. It’s has that homemade feel to it, which is nice.

Niki Newd’s masks come in two parts: the powder and the mask water. This ensures the freshness of the mask, because you can mix the mask yourself. That’s pretty common in beauty salons as well, when you book a facial. This gives the mask a nice touch, like it’s made just for you.

The mask contains oatmeal, yogurt powder, potato starch and yeast. The water is pure spring water from Finnish Lapland.

The mask dried down on my face and tightened a little. It reminded me a little of DMK’s Enzyme mask (but in a much milder form). It left my face feeling soft, clean and plump. I used it in a time where my skin felt like it needed an exfoliation and some pampering and the mask did do its job. In all honesty I have to say though, that I did not like the scent of the product, which came from the yeast. Luckily it disappeared when it dried down a little and then it smelled like nothing.

Niki Newd Yogurt Skin Mask

Modern, simple skincare

All in all I’m left with a little awe of the products and the whole brand. The products are modern, they feel personal (well, they are artisan made just for your order) and the whole skincare routine is simply effective. I love the pure ingredients – my sensitive stomach loves oatmeal, but I never knew it could work for my skin as well.

If you’re intrigued about the products, but don’t want to go all in straight away – I recommend trying just one product. I’m sold on the oatmeal soap and my second favorite product is the Skin Velvet. And the best news really?

You can get a sample size of the Skin Velvet Oil, when you make a purchase, with the *affiliate code ‘CHARLOTTA’. It’s gonna show up as “0,00€” on your order, but the gift is automatically added to your package.

Shop here!

Niki Newd makes new fresh bathes monthly – if you want your products for August, you should make your order by 20.7. to get it at the start of the month.

Fresh Skincare Review Niki Newd

So – how does fresh cosmetics sound to you? Have you heard of Niki Newd before?

*Affiliate code means that you get a gift – and I make a small commission based on your purchase.

Skincare obsessions – PATYKA

organic natural skincare blog

My skin has been in a fantastic shape lately. I’ve been wearing just tinted sunscreen as my foundation, since I feel like I don’t need that much coverage anymore. And I’m loving every second of it.

There are many factors going into a nice skin, but good skincare products are definitely a crucial part of it. I’ve been using these products for over a month now and I am a bit obsessed (in a healthy way!).

A while back one of my good friends was complaining about her skin and asking me for an advice. She wanted a quick, easy solution to her skin problems. “Just give me an easy package with all the products”, she said.

Well, I’m pretty sold on these products and it’s the full package. Makeup remover, cleanser, toner, serum, a moisturizer and a mask for weekly use. Basically all the essentials you need for a good skincare routine. Oh – and did I mention they are also luxurious, organic, French (well, that country does seem to know beauty!) and affordable?

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Here’s how my bare skin looks at the moment. It might not look perfect to you, but to me it’s fantastic. I have some discoloration mainly from acne scars, but all in all my skintone is quite even and my skin looks healthy with a nice glow.

patyka skincare review

PATYKA REVIEW – ORGANIC, LUXURY & AFFORDABLE SKINCARE

PATYKA recently came out with *three new product ranges and nine new products. CLEAN – a cleansing range, HYDRA – hydration range and DETOX – a purifying range. The price range for the products is 14,90€-34,90€.

I’ve been using the brand’s products before and I already knew – kind of – what to except. Great ingredients, nice scents, lovely consistencies and beautiful packaging.

The new products are still quite different to PATYKA’s usual products for three reasons: they are more affordable (like, a lot more affordable), the packaging is different (I actually prefer this packaging to the usual all white) and the ingredients are different in a way, that the most expensive anti-aging ingredients are left out.

But here’s the thing: I don’t feel like anything’s missing. And it may be because of my combination skintype. I have oiliness, but my skin can also get dry. I need good cleansing and lots of hydration. And that is what you get with these products. I would recommend them mainly to normal, combination and oily skintypes. But if your skin is dry, you still might want to try the HYDRA serum & lotion and the oil makeup remover – those are awesome and definitely not drying.

patyka cleansing oil foam review

PATYKA CLEAN RANGE – Cleansing

*PATYKA Melting Cleansing Oil

This cleansing oil removes makeup and sunscreen easily. I think oils are the best for makeup removing. They do the job, while taking care of the skin. This cleansing oil contains jojoba oil and apricot kernel oil and has a subtle vanilla floral scent (that all the clean range products have), which I love.

*PATYKA Detox Cleansing Foam

A nice foam cleanser, that is very effective yet gentle, when used on top of the oil. I recommend using it that way, not rinsing the oil off before the foam. But if your skin is oily, you can get away with first using the oil (and rinsing it) and then cleansing your skin with this foam. This dreamy foam contains aloe vera and moringa extract.

patyka clean soothing milky toner consistency

*PATYKA Soothing Milky Toner

This milky toner is probably my favorite product out of the clean range. The consistency in this toner is interesting – it’s like a liquid gel and I can’t think of another toner like it. I use this like this: I take two drops on my palm, rub it between my palms and then apply it all over my face and neck with my hands. This soothes my skin while giving it a nice glow. Contains aloe vera and mallow extract.

patyka hydra intensive review

PATYKA HYDRA RANGE – Hydrating

*PATYKA Intensive Hydra-Soothing Moisturizer

There are two moisturizers in HYDRA range and I got the intensive one for dry skin. At first I was a bit bummed out, because there is also the *lighter version of it. However I decided to try it anyway and it turned out to be awesome for my skin for nightly use. And since it’s so nourishing, I only need a tiny amount of it. I mix it with argan oil, because argan oil is a part of my skincare routine always. This moisturizer contains lovely things like shea butter, jojoba oil, mango butter and an anti-iflammatory soothing bisabolol. If you have combination skin and want a lotion that works for day use as well, the *lighter version might be a better choice!

*Patyka Hydra-Booster Serum

As far as hydrating serums go, this is my new favorite. It contains the good old hyaluronic acid as well as tremella extract from an asian mushroom, which are great ingredients for hydration. And this really does feel hydrating – and also soothing. I use this serum twice per day, after my toner. If you suffer from dryness, believe it or not, a lightweight serum like this might just be the solution.

patyka hydra booster serum review

PATYKA DETOX RANGE – Purifying

*PATYKA Detox Charcoal Mask

This charcoal mask was a pleasant surprise to me. It has a slight peppermint scent to it, which I usually hate, but in this it works (and it’s not too refreshing, if you know what I mean?). The consistency is also something very different to what I expected. It’s almost like a gel-clay mask. Sometimes purifying masks can be a bit too purifying, but this left my skin feeling clean, plump and hydrated. Contains charcoal, green clay and algae extract.

luxury skincare patyka review

All in all, I am very happy with PATYKA’s new products. For me, they tick all the boxes.

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