Beauty Bin #5

by 4.2.14

Before my drawer is about to pop, I'll post another Beauty Bin for you!
It feels somehow weird to collect garbage, but it's all for the BB posts.

Andrelon Oil and Care Conditioner
The best conditioner in the Dutch drugstores. I have emptied quite a lot of them, but I won't feature them over and over. You'll be seeing a lot of the same stuff then.

Andrelon Oil and Care 1 minute hair mask
Also the third tube that I finished. This range is really amazing and does wonders for my hair. The one minute is of course very appealing for mommies. Saving minutes wherever I can.

The Body Shop Banana Conditioner
An old friend of mine and keeps coming back to my bathroom closet and shower. Don't always like the scent, but again a great conditioner for slightly dry, frizzy hair.

Bebe More Melt away cleaning mouse
I collected about 3 of these, but only put one in this post. My skin is very sensitive and I am very hesitant to try out new stuff in order to prevent an allergic reaction. This whole new range from Bebe totally appealed to me and my skin approved of it. I wouldn't call it a mouse, it's more of thicker peeling gel. The peeling beads are very tiny and gentle on the skin. 

Balea Ultra Sensitive Cleansing Milk
No need to tell you more about this, it's my best friend :)

Maybelline Waterproof Make Up Remover
Besides the one from Balea, I use this the most. It sweeps my Maybelline Rocket waterproof mascara away and is still affordable. No need to spend a lot of money on it because you'll need a lot of it.

Balea shower creme in mango pineapple
Love me some Balea, but these bottles are extremely hard to get anything out. I've tried all scents from this range and like this one the most. Too bad you need to squeeze until you look like a tomato.
Maybe DM can change the packaging. The product itself is great. 

Balea soft oil body lotion
My skin always thanks me when this little friend has landed in my shopping basket. I've got all my friends and family using these. Couldn't live without. I like to try out different ones from time to time, but always have a back up from this one at hand. It is great all year round. In winter and summer. It gives your skin a super beautiful glow. I also used this for shows on my arms. Good smelly, moisturized and glowy during the whole show. A little disclaimer; I am not sponsored by Balea. It is just an amazing brand and I pay for it myself, will keep on doing so ;)

Bebe Brighten Up day creme
The second one already and still loving it. It makes my skin look super healthy, even in these dry air heating times where the skin is sometimes rebelling. My skin is soft like a baby's bottom.

Bioderma Sensibio/Crealine 
Still loving these and will get me some back ups when I am in Paris next month. 

L'Occitane Almond body milk
Here's a fancy product from my favorite skin care line of L'occitane. Too bad they discontinued my moisturizer from this range. I love almonds, to eat thema and anything almond scented. The lotion is divine. It is not for traveling, though, so I kept it in my bath room closet and lathered it on after each shower. 

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  1. Kruidvat heeft nu ook een eigen merk met shampoo en cremespoeling met olie. En de cremespoeling lijkt verdacht veel op die van Andrelon :-) Maar dan een stukje goedkoper.

  2. Great selection :) Haven't tried some of them though. Simone, have you heard about Tangle teezer? It's a hair brush which everyone is talking about at the momento, dedicated to fine and frizzy hair. I've tried it some days ago and it's wonderful. No more breakage in my hair!.

  3. I moved from Brazil to Amsterdam about a month ago and since then I've been raiding your Beauty Bins looking for great buys in drugstores over here, since I don't know most brands and I'm still learning dutch. It's awesome to know that Andrelon products are good, I'll buy a few to try. :)

    Bioderma is THE BEST! I asked for a friend to bring me some from Paris last year and since then I have not used anything else.

  4. Hmmmm, I think I've to try something from Balea :)

  5. Hi Simone,
    I remember a few posts ago, you talked about L'Oreal's micellar water. I don't know if it's available in Europe but, they now have a "Radiance Revealing" exfoliator. It says that it's suitable for all skin types. I have a similar skin type to yourself and I ended up liking it a lot. I highly recommend it if you're after a new exfoliator - it gets the job done and it's affordable.

    But yeah, I'll have to lurk within the Dutch drugstores whenever I am there :-)