Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish and Instant Skin Boost Tonic

Sunday, 29 December 2013

I'm not one for spending much on skincare but moving across the country, not to mention the winter weather, has taken its toll on my skin (the air is different here, I swear!).

I thought it was about time I invested in something that I know works for me: Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser, my personal holy grail. I also bought their Instant Boost Skin Tonic, since I keep reading good reviews on different blogs.

And no matter how hard I try I can never seem to make toner part of my skincare routine, so I was hoping that investing in this one would encourage me to use it.

I ordered while the Liz Earle website had an offer for free p&p. When everything arrived it was all wrapped up nicely and a lot of thought had obviously gone into putting my order together, which was lovely.

I received a complimentary sample size cleanse and polish, which will be great to take with me when I travel to see friends and family. I wish more brands offered trial sized products, as I don't like paying for full sized versions if I don't know how my dry (and often sensitive) skin will react.

Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish and Instant Skin Boost Tonic
Muslin cloths, Cleanse & Polish, Instant Boost Skin Tonic

Anyway, on to the reviews. I won't go on too much about Cleanse & Polish as it's been written about many times. What I will say is that since I started using it a few weeks ago my skin has become clearer, softer and it has more of a healthy glow.

The dry patches of skin that I had before have now gone, and the gentle exfoliation that the muslin cloth provides means that they hopefully won't be coming back.

If you're looking for a good cleanser then I really cannot recommend this enough, especially if your skin is dry like mine.

The Instant Boost Skin Tonic is also lovely. It contains aloe vera, calendula, cucumber, rose-scented geranium and vitamin E so it feels very soothing on the skin and doesn't leave it feeling tight.

Cleanse & Polish is quite thick so this is perfect for getting rid of any traces you may have missed, and you only need a little bit on a cotton pad so hopefully it'll last a long time.

I'm not sure how secure the lid is though (you twist the top to open it) so I'm a bit worried about dragging it back to uni in my suitcase. Fingers crossed it survives the six hour journey!

Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser is available in a variety of sizes, including 15ml, 30ml, 50ml, 100ml and 200ml. I bought the 100ml pump starter kit, which costs £14.75 and includes two muslin cloths.

Instant Boost Skin Tonic can be purchased in either bottle or spritzer form, and in 30ml, 50ml or 200ml sizes. I bought the 200ml bottle, which costs £13.25.


  1. I really want to try the Cleanser, I've been using the Boots dupe for ages and love it, I bet this would be even better! Hope you had a lovely Christmas xxx

    1. I'm sure the Boots dupe is good too, the muslin cloth does make a difference, but this is lovely! I did thank you, I hope you did too :) xx

  2. I love the hot cleanser as well!

  3. I love these two, can't wrong with a bit of Liz Earle! :) x

    Evelyn @ We Were Raised By Wolves

    1. Definitely can't! Both of these have sorted my skin out :) xx


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