Yes To Coconuts

Jelly Cleansers

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I am already a HUGE cleansing oil and balm fan. I use one every single night either as my first or second cleanse. So you can imagine my excitement when a new, similar yet different texture began popping onto my radar – cleansing jellys! There is this one that I have used for awhile and swear by, and this one that smells incredible, so my interest was instantly piqued when these two new cleansers recently launched. Glossier’s Milky Jelly Cleanser has a name alone that makes me want to put it on my face, and then Yes To Coconuts Ultra Hydrating Melting Cleanser sounds like a mini facial in a tube. 
Glossier Milky Jelly Cleanser top, Yes to Coconuts Ultra Hydrating Melting Cleanser bottom
1. Glossier Milky Jelly Cleanser – I have been a fan of the Glossier range for about a year, and even included this product from them in my ‘Best of Beauty 2015‘ video. This is the first cleanser from the line and they launched with a winner. The texture is incredibly smooth and creamy, mixing the feeling of a milk and balm into one product. I enjoy using this as my second cleanse and rubbing it in for a light massage. While I have used it as a first cleanse and to remove makeup, I found that it was able to break down most of my makeup except for certain mascaras that may be long-wearing or water resistant. Because of this, I preferred it as a second cleanse, and more recently as my morning cleanse. My skin is left hydrated and noticeably more supple, which always leads to a smoother makeup application. And a smooth makeup application ensures a better day, amiright?!
2. Yes to Coconuts Ultra Hydrating Melting Cleanser – Just like the Milky Jelly Cleanser, the name of this cleanser lured me in immediately. Hydrating and melting together in a description sounds delightful. Whereas the Glossier was more of a morning cleanser or second evening cleanse, this Yes to Coconuts cleanser has solidified a place in my evening routine as a first cleanse. It does a phenomenal job of removing makeup, while simultaneously making my skin feel incredibly soft and smooth. As with all balm and oil cleansers, I apply this with dry hands to a dry face and the first thing to stand out to me was the slight warming sensation that I felt! Not an irritating warming, but a calming warming that made my skin feel relaxed. It immediately cut through my makeup and even my stubborn eye makeup came off effortlessly. It emulsifies to a soft milk when adding water, but I do prefer to remove it with a washcloth rather than just my hands. One final bonus is that the price point is under $10 which makes it a steal! I haven’t found too many drugstore cleansers that appeal to me, but this one will definitely be going on the repurchase list for sure. 
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Adding To My Body Care Routine

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90% of the time, I focus on products for the face. I don’t know why but I always think of experimenting with new body products last. And then I find really great ones and realize that I am missing out by not trying more. These are two products I’ve recently had sent to me that I enjoyed immensely so of course I had to write about them. First Aid Beauty is not a new brand to me, but every time I try one of their products, it’s as if I just discovered the brand because I am always blown away. I am not as familiar with Yes To Coconuts, but after my experience with the face wipes (see my video here), I had a sneaking suspicion this would be a body lotion worth fawning over. Annnnd, I was right. As always. *pats self on back*
1. First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Wash – Anything in the Ultra Repair line from First Aid Beauty is bound to be heaven on the skin. The cult classic Ultra Repair Cream is by far one of the richest and most healing creams I own. And this body wash takes the best aspects of that cream and brings it to the shower. It’s quite thick, and doesn’t lather too much, but it does give a creamy, moisturizing, almost balm-like experience when washing. Those with overly dry, sensitive or irritated skin will probably be buying this in bulk – it’s that good.
2. Yes to Coconuts Ultra Light Spray Body Lotion – All those too lazy to rub their lotion in, raise your hand. *raises hand* I was ecstatic when I heard this was a spray, and knew I would get more use out of it immediately. Ridiculously easy (and awesome) application aside, the formula is what really matters. Easy and fun means nothing if what’s inside is awful. Luckily, this does not fall into the category and the Yes To Coconuts Body Lotion quickly became one of my most used body lotions this summer. Lightweight, easily absorbed and with a scent like coconut, what’s not to love? I put mine in the refrigerator for 15 minutes before I apply and it becomes both a lotion and hydrating mist at the same time.

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