Most of them have been staples in my beauty cabinet for a long time, and while I have written a full review on RMS’ un cover-up and Badger’s hair oil (here & here) I can’t stop raving about them, especially now that I’ve found out that they work even better in conjuction with other products I have.
Rahua Voluminous shampoo
Flat, dull, fine hair…look no further, this is for you. While the price tag might be dissuasive at first, I can assure you that the bottle will last you AGES! A little goes a very long way.
Vegan and 100% natural, Rahua is a high-end product, but it belongs to the pantheon of great hair products. Its light consistency and lovely fresh herbal scent are making it a dream to use in the Summertime. It’s been part of my haircare routine for over a year and I’ve noticed a significant decrease in hairloss. Everytime I use it, my flat hair gets that much-needed oohph.
Badger’s Seabuckthorn, Apricot & Pomegranate hair oil
Reviewed (here) this is a magical oil, it nourishes and fortifies hair, while adding some shine. You can either do an oil treatment one hour before washing your hair, or leave it overnight. Most of the times, I do the latter.
Rms Beauty un cover-up shade 22
Reviewed (here) this is simply the only concealer I use. Creamy, with a great coverage, this little pot has been lasting me for several months, and it has done a fantastic job concealing redness and covering dark undereyes.
Gaia Creams Chia & Peach Kernel serum*
A miraculous oil! A nourishing but super light oil, packed with chia oil, peach kernal oil, amaranth extract and Frankincense oil. I’ve found it to be very soothing, it calms the redness pretty much instantly. I have oily skin, but this one is not a breakout inducing oil. On the contrary, I’ve found it very effective preventing spots and blemishes. It’s supremely gentle and definitely suitable for sensitive skin. I’ll get back to Gaia Creams products in a future post, because these raw, vegan, cruelty-free, palm-oil free products deserve a post on their own.
Now what happens when you pair up Rahua with Badger, and Gaia with RMS? Simply happy hair and a happy makeup look!
Rahua Voluminous shampoo/Badger Seabuckthorn oil
I credit this oil for fortifying my hair and improving its overall appearance. However, the biggest drawback of using oil remains its difficulty to remove, even after washing the hair (especially for a gal with fine and oily hair like me). Most of the time, I still have to deal with oily residues. With Rahua, I don’t have this problem, one wash is more than enough to get rid of any eventual greasiness. My scalp feels clean and it brings out my newly revitalized hair. Rahua’s voluminous shampoo contains Lemongrass and Green tea, both of which contribute in removing excess oils and restoring hair balance. This could explain why it does the job so well.
Gaia Creams Chia & Peach Kernel & RMS un cover-up
Gaia’s Chia serum manages to prep your skin for makeup and works absolutely fantastic as a primer, before applying concealer or foundation. Because of the serum’s soothing properties and its slight gel consistency, – thanks to the Chia seeds – it really feels like applying a protective layer on the face. Overtime, RMS tends to glide and settle on fine lines (especially under the eyes). However, this oil manages to prevent this and thus, create a very natural-looking finish. Also, I was afraid, that in this hot and humid weather, RMS might be too oily to use, but since applying this serum first, the oil excess has been kept under control.
Have you tried any of these? What are your favorite beauty combos?
I have not tried any of these, but now I want to!
Hehe, let me know which one(s) you get 🙂 Make sure to start with samples first, RMS and Rahua samples are easily available! xx
I've always wanted to try Rahua but have always been turned off by the price and the promise of volume – I certainly don't need anymore volume! The Gaia serum also sounds like a lovely oil/primer duo. I'm always on the look out for light oils suitable for oily skin like my own 🙂 lovely post Liz! Xx
Thank you sweets! Lucky you for not needing volume 😉 Rahua is not a necessity in this case. You'll love the Gaia serum, it's incredible refreshing and soothing. Never thought I'd love chia so much in a skincare product. xx
I did not get on with the voluminous version of rahua, but I can see how it would work really well with a hair oil. That Gaia cream's serum was the one one my next purchase list, after I get some shelf space. You are making me fall in love with it before I even tried it!
I'm only turning to Rahua when I'm doing oil treatments now, otherwise I use John Masters and Desert Essence. I'm in love with this Gaia serum. Let me know what you think of the serum once you try it 🙂 xx
I have so much skincare to use up but your all killing me with these rave Gaia reviews, they have been on my wish list for so long and this serum sounds amazing Liz, Sold! 🙂 Xx
Yay! I look forward to hearing what you think of Gaia creams, Ana 🙂 I also love their Pomegranate & Ylang Ylang face and body cream. Their products are dreamy! xx
Oh my, I want to try everything haha. The badger oil sounds amazing and I've wanted to try Rahua products for ages… think I finally might cave now :p x
Badger's oil is lovely, it used to be available on EccoVerde but not anymore, which is a shame. Have you tried samples of Rahua? If you decide to get it, I would love to hear your thoughts about it 🙂 xx
Really want to try the RMS un cover up and the Rahua line .. still on my wish list! x
Both are lovely! Hope you get to try one of them at least soon 🙂 xx
I'm always in search for the perfect volumizing shampoo and Rahua sounds like it'd do a great job 🙂
It works even better in conjunction with an oil, you'll end up with bouncy hair 😉 You can already see a difference after one use. I tried one sample, and I was sold! xx
I love the sound of the Gaia cream. I wish it were easier to get more badger balm products in the UK, we seem to only be able to access part of their range x
I know! I got Badger's oil on EccoVerde but it's not available anymore. Badger is also changing the formulas of some products. If I find this oil online in the UK, I'll let you know 🙂 xx
Omg I just tried a sample of the Rahua shampoo, and boom! I finally found a volumizing shampoo that does what it claims to do! I am convinced I need to get a full size bottle now! x
Exactly how I felt after trying a sample 😉 When I got the full bottle, I stopped buying shampoos and hair products for months and months. A little goes a long way. xx
Yes I love that Gaia Creams oil!<3 And the Badger oil has been on my wishlist since forever! 🙂 xx
Yes, this Gaia serum is so goooood ;D <3 Hope you get to try Badger's oil soon, it's super nourishing 🙂 xx
Oooh the Gaia Creams serum sounds really interesting and like a product I would really like! That said, my bank account has put me on a spending ban since I went and ordered the OLO products without its permission…
Unfortunately the Rahua Voluminous shampoo isn't agreeing quite so fully with my hair like with everyone else…in fact I may be one of the very few who could end up with a less than stellar review =( It seems to work better when I let my hair dry naturally but if I blow dry it then my hair gets oily on the same day I washed it. Now the conditioner sample that I got from you however my hair LOVED! Have thought about getting a full size of that after I'm down with my current conditioner. And maybe also trying out the other Rahua shampoo…otherwise I am still on the hunt for the perfect shampoo for my hair type! Can't believe I missed this review and the bath one! Oh well, better late than never 😉 Awesome reviews as usual Liz! xx