As you may have seen in my Nourish Balance Mini Kit review, for some reason my skin decided to have a slight disagreement with the Balance Serum, but no fear! The Nourish team are so amazing, they sent me over the Relax Serum to try instead! I’m pleased to say that this review has a much happier ending!
I never really thought of myself as having sensitive skin… rather just that my skin is particularly choosy about what it absorbs and what it doesn’t. The Relax Serum is aimed at those with sensitivities, and for this reason I normally wouldn’t have gone for it if I was just shopping online, but I’m really pleased that Dr Pauline (Curator of the products) saw outside the box and suggested to send it over!
The serum has quite a thin consistency, which means it’s very light on the skin and a little goes a long way, again making it fantastic value for money at only £16.95. It has a gorgeous Lavender scent, which is really soothing for my pre-bedtime skincare routine. I am delighted to say that my skin absorbs it a treat! Within about 5 minutes my skin is smooth and soft again, with no stickiness in sight. The light gel also has a slight cooling effect, which again is relaxing and gentle – especially great if you have skin prone to blemishes.
The active ingredients in this serum really bring home the benefits of making the transition to a more natural skincare regime. Whereas most ‘main steam’ cosmetics are loaded full of cancer causing chemicals, this product actually contains Carrot Root Powder, which is great for reducing the risk of cancer! Another active ingredient is Ginger Root Powder, which is excellent for reducing irritation and again, calming down inflammation if you struggle with problem skin.
I really like this serum, used alongside the rest of my Nourish products, it helps to maintain an even complexion, which is super important with winter rearing its ugly head! I would definitely recommend this product if you have sensitive skin or struggle to absorb rich, heavy products. Along with the rest of the Nourish range it also has anti-aging properties, which is a definite bonus. Never a bad thing to start early!
Are you using anything from the Nourish range? Let me know your thoughts!
Full Ingredients List
Aqua (water), Daucus sativa (carrot) root powder, Glycerin, Palmitoyl tripeptide-5, Coco glucoside, Xanthan gum, Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) oil*, Sodium levulinate, Levulinic acid, Potassium sorbate, Sodium hyaluronate, Bisabolol, Zingiber officinale (ginger) root extract, Courmarin, Geraniol, Limonene, Linalool. *Certified organic. Naturally present in essential oils.