Trying products from Space NK in Windsor

PUBLISHED: 17:02 02 February 2016 | UPDATED: 17:02 02 February 2016

Maureen McLean

A new Space NK store has opened in Windsor Royal Shopping. Maureen McLean visited to try some of the products

As a regular swimmer, I know that chlorine can leave your hair feeling dry and damaged, so I was definitely up for trying a new restorative hair product –

Oribe Signature Conditioner. It contains natural ingredients including Kalahari watermelon extracts. You know it’s going to be good when a product glides onto your hair.

You only need to leave it on for a minute but I decided to try five minutes in the steam room so that it would sink into my hair. The results were really impressive. My hair had a great shine and felt super silky. I really liked the lingering smell of white jasmine, too. It comes in a good size at 200ml and costs £33. This would make a great gift, and the packaging is modern and stylish. The product also has a somewhat ‘To the Manor Born’ looking logo on it!

So it was time to curl my hair and head out for a night in Windsor with the girls. It’s so annoying when you spend ages curling hair only to find it’s as flat as a pancake moments after you step out of the door! I did find a solution to this a couple of years ago when I came across a whizzo Babyliss Curl Secret… okay so not so secret now!).

Curls in place I was intrigued to try Oribe Imperméable Anti-Humidity Spray, apparently ‘Miami-tested’. This fabulous vitamin enriched finishing spray really worked to keep hair in place and stopped it going frizzy which is a definite result in our not so Miami climate! It’s equally great if you’ve spent ages with your hair straighteners getting a sleek look. The product contains pro-vitamin B5 and is paraben free. It’s exclusively available in the UK from Space NK and costs £37, but would be money well spent.

I also tried the Veneffect Pore Minimizing Cleanser. It leaves your skin feeling really well moisturised and I love that it contains willow bark as well as pomegranate. I also got to try a couple of little samples of the Veneffect Anti-Aging Eye Treatment and Lip Treatment, but we’d need more time with them to assess the results.


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