Trying products from Space NK in Windsor
PUBLISHED: 17:02 02 February 2016 | UPDATED: 17:02 02 February 2016
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.
• Fashion for taller women - meeting founder and CEO of Leggy Threads Sarah Stoker - It could have been something of a stretch, but our writer Linda Fawke was delighted to meet a specialist in fashion for taller women