Province Apothecary is a Canadian based company located in Toronto, Ontario ! They are an organic skincare line that carries a wide range of products from eye serums to botanical perfumes! I want to first mention that I am a huge fan of their skincare. I received a gift from my sister that included the moisturizing cleanser and remover, invigorating toner and rejuvenating face serum and I absolutely loved it.
The lovely team at Province Apothecary (P.A) were kind enough to send me a few of the items I absolutely loved such as the moisturizing cleanser, rejuvenating + hydrating face serum! A couple items they were kind enough to add in my package were the their 100% organic cotton cloth as well as a healing eczema balm.
From left to right (top photo)
1. Rejuvenating + Hydrating Face Serum
2. Moisturizing Cleanser + Make up Remover
3. Healing Eczema Balm
4. Enhancing + Replenishing Eye Serum
Rejuvenating + Hydrating Face Serum : I fell in love with this product by my 3rd use . Why? It kept my skin extremely moisturized throughout the night and into the morning up until my makeup application ! I always thought that serums were supposed to be a bit more on the "liquidy" side as opposed to a thicker formula like oil but boy was I wrong! I've been enjoying using this product on my skin right and I'm definitely keeping it in my night time regimen.
Healing Eczema Balm : I loved that Apothecary created a product that combats Eczema. I myself, have patches of Eczema that flare up on the knuckles of right hand in the colder months of our Canadian climate. I was skeptical of this balm seeing that I haven't found many that have worked on my skin but let me tell you..this product for me was a game changer. Here is a before and after picture of my knuckles!
The first photo was taken on May 23rd, 2018 and the second on June 10th, 2018 !
I purposely didn't add any lotion or moisturizers to my skin in the second photo to show you that the dry patches are gone. This balm contains zinc and calendula in it which is an active ingredient that helps relieve itchy skin. I highly suggest this product to those who have skin irritations.
The size of the product is literally the size of a lip balm canister, a convenient carry in your front pocket. Applied by hand, the balm itself is is neither thick or oily on skin, which is good news- you don't find yourself thinking if you are going to find an oily patched stain on your cute new blouse!
Long story short: This product is the Balm (pun intended).
Moisturizing Cleanser + Makeup Remover: I have never seen a product like this until it was gifted to my by my sister. I was always used to cleansing my face with a make up remover cloth followed by cleanser that had the consistency of lotion so you can imagine me trying this product for the first time when receiving it. I just wanted to quickly quote what their website states about this product :
"Our Moisturizing Cleanser + Make Up Remover with Avocado & Raspberry Oil is great for all skin types. These hydrating oils remove make up & excess oil, restoring your skin’s natural radiance while gently cleansing without over-drying your skin or destroying its natural pH. Raspberry Oil stimulates cell turnover, rejuvenating skin. Bergamot Oil clears congestion. Frankincense tones the skin. Lavender heals blemishes and works as a restorative. This essential oil blend calms, reduces stress, and relaxes your parasympathetic nervous system. Our cleanser helps your skin stay nourished, balanced, and healthy" . (Source: https://provinceapothecary.com/collections/face-body/products/moisturizing-cleanser-make-up-remover)
Now back to my review -- this cleanser is literally one of the and make up remover is definitely one of the coolest items I've added to my night time regimen. I absolutely love that it adds the extra moisture to my skin without drying it out like most cleansers tend to do. It literally adds a layer of added moisturizer to my skin which I think is amazing because who doesn't want the extra moisturizer? When you go to sleep at night, your skin starts to starts to repair and regenerate your skin cells as well as absorb the products your put on it. Your skin is definitely more receptive to certain products so make sure you're putting on high quality products and ingredients that will give you the best maximum impact and improve your skin's appearance. I also love that his product is full of essential oils that help fight stress because I can use all the stress relievers, especially as a new mom ( I love you to pieces Dominic...) !
Enhancing + Replenishing Eye Serum : Again, there is nothing I love more than a hydrating eye serum. This product is an oil based eye serum that contains 13 active whole plant ingredients to benefit those tired looking mommy eyes like mine. I found that this particular eye oil sinks in immediately, so you can still apply concealer over top IF you wanted to. I apply this on my under eyes right before bed followed by the hydrating and rejuvenating face serum. It's light enough that they won’t cause milia or other tiny breakouts in this sensitive zone which was one of my concerns. It's natural ingredients definitely helped soothe and de-puff my zombie tired looking eyes a lot better than products I've used in the past! I'm in love, love, love!!
Thank you Province Apothecary for making amaaaaaaazing organic skin care products!! If you're interested in trying any of these products, please be sure to check out www.provinceapothecary.com !