• Pixi Rose Caviar Essence and Flash Balm – Skin Saviours?

    On my recent trip to London I ventured in to the Pixi shop near Carnaby street and was recommended these two rose products. The Rose Caviar Essence and the Rose Flash Balm.

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    Pixi as a brand has impressed me as far as skincare, everything I have tried, the glow tonic (just a small sample) and the Caroline Hirons Double Cleanse, definitely peaked my interest in the brand.

    I was after a new moisturiser anyway so I wanted to get some recommendations and was shown by the assistant to the new Rose Caviar Essence, the flash balm and the overnight cream.

    I tried the essence on the back of my hand and I noticed how soft it was and still was for hours after. I was offered the flash balm and overnight cream in a little trial pot which was really very good.

    After I had used the flash balm for 5 days and finishing the pot I had a £5 voucher and a % code of for my birthday for ASOS so ordered the full size as I really enjoyed it.

    So what are they?

    Rose Caviar Essence

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    This website claims

    “Encapsulated flower oils suspended in this weightless serum-essence melt onto the skin delivering fresh botanicals to hydrate and restore skin’s brightness for optimum radiance”

    It is a water like gel that has a lovely light rose scent and you need a small amount for the whole face.

    I apply it after my holy grail duo, NIOD Copper Amino Isolate Serum and the Multi Molecular Hyaluronic Complex and it makes my skin feel so soft and supple.

    I only use this in the morning but it would also be really nice at night time.

    Rose Flash Balm

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    I have realised that flash balms are the best thing for my skin. I have tried a few and they just work for me.

    On the website it claims

    “This radiance-boosting balm is the ultimate pick-me-up for tired, lackluster skin helping with signs of fatigue in a flash .This 3-in-1,oil-free, quick absorbing formula instantly moisturizes and brightens and is great as a revitalizing mask as well as a primer to prep skin for perfect makeup application”

    This has a thick consistency, almost tacky, and a lovely rose scent, if you’re sensitive to strong floral scents you may not like this.

    I use this after the Rose Caviar Essence and prior to putting on makeup.

    This makes a great base for makeup, like all the flash balms I have used before, but I have found that this particular one really helps my skin feel good with makeup on too.

    I am really chuffed with this product and can see this being my go to for moisturiser and primer.

    I also used it slightly thicker as an overnight mask and my skin felt wonderful the next day.

    These products for me are completely underrated! I haven’t heard anyone talk about these and at a good price tag (£26 each) I think they are actually really purse friendly based on how much you need to use.

    The verdict

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    In summary, I am really happy with the two products. I think they are great for the money and perfect for someone like me who has normal to dry skin.

    Having tried these products now I would like to try more, I am really desperate to get the overnight cream next. I enjoyed my sample and I can’t wait to delve more in to the brand. Maybe even some of the beauty products next (I do have their concealer which I am trialing so will feedback soon!)

    Have you tried anything from Pixi? Have you go any recommendations of products that I should try?

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    15 Comments

    1. February 4, 2018 / 11:12 am

      I haven’t tried them however I have the double cleanse and the Glow tonic and they are awesome. I feel like this brand is really efficient and those two products sound fantastic. Too bad I don’t live in the UK anymore as I would live to visit their shop!

      Mika

    2. Bryanna Skye
      February 4, 2018 / 1:28 pm

      The power of flowers in skincare is amazing. I use rose based products every day and my skin has never been better!

    3. February 4, 2018 / 5:45 pm

      Love the sound of the rose flash balm! I’m useless with skincare though and have only recently got myself into a skincare routine, will definitely be checking out some pixi products!

    4. February 4, 2018 / 9:30 pm

      Oh I haven’t heard of this brand before but I love the packaging and the products sound amazing! The flash balm definitely sounds like something I would use.

    5. February 5, 2018 / 7:43 am

      I have not tried these before, but I would like to give them a go. I love the pretty pinky packaging too x

    6. February 5, 2018 / 10:55 am

      I have so many products and I am trying to use things up before I buy more but I have medium to dry skin so I’ll definitely need to check these out x

    7. February 5, 2018 / 11:29 am

      I love Pixi products but I haven’t tried this one before. My skin is pretty dry atm with the weather being so cold and the heating on lots so this would be perfect for me x

    8. February 5, 2018 / 3:55 pm

      Rose caviar essence, I’ve never heard of something that sounds so posh for a shower in my life, but boy does it sound amazing. So tempted to buy myself it.

    9. February 5, 2018 / 6:48 pm

      I haven’t tried this brand but I really like the sound of Rose Caviar Essence to use before applying make up.

    10. February 6, 2018 / 10:56 am

      I really like the sound of the rose flash balm as given how it sits well for your make up and makes your skin feel good is a win for me.

    11. February 6, 2018 / 12:11 pm

      I’ve heard of the Glow Tonic but these are new to me. I particularly fancy trying the flash balm. M&S stock Pixi now so I’ll have a look next time I’m there.

    12. February 6, 2018 / 1:56 pm

      I haven’t heard of this brand before but I like the sound of the flash balm. I love the packaging style!

    13. February 6, 2018 / 3:23 pm

      I keep hearing so many good things about the Rose Caviar Essence. I’m allergic to a lot of Pixi products so fingers crossed that this one isn’t an issue because I’d love to try it

    14. February 7, 2018 / 9:39 am

      I love Pixi products, and these two are most definitely on my wishlist! They sound fab 😀

      Louise x

    15. February 9, 2018 / 2:51 pm

      The rose scent you mentioned just turn me on. I think they will be nice for my face since I have a bit of dry skin. Too bad it’s only avail in the UK.

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