Trying Out Tamaar Skincare's Sebum Balancing Cream Complex

-This post contains a PR/gifted item, no paid content. All opinions are my own-
If you read my blog often then I'm sure by now that you'll know I have an oily skin type as I'm always banging on about it. So when I got an email about trying out new skincare brand Tamaar Skincare who are a Natural, pH Balanced and Pharmacist led brand I was excited to see that they have a product which is aimed at oily skin and blemish prone skin which helps to balance excess sebum - which sounded ideal for my skin type!

Tamaar was founded by a pharmacist who has been researching the ingredients of these products for years. The main ingredient of all Tamaar Skincare products is Tamarind Seed Extract. Tamarind is a safe and effective skin brightening agent which actually outperforms hyaluronic acid in moisturising the skin and helping to improve and smooth out wrinkles. Also all of Tamaar Skincare's products are formulated with a climate responsive emulsifier which is based on patented technology that transforms natural waxes to automatically adapt to the local environment and climate. The products are also free from parabens, SLS, artificial fragrance, preservatives, GMO, alcohol and are cruelty free too!

The Sebum Balancing Cream Complex RRP £47* has a multi-action formula which contains Neem (which I know works really well with my skin already!), Grape Seed Oil, Tamarind Seed, Annatto and Curcuma Longa extracts which have all been carefully selected for their antimicrobial, skin calming and nourishing properties. This means that the product will help to balance out excess sebum without over-drying skin. I hate buying products which are all about reducing your oiliness but then they basically strip your skin of everything and you're left with flaking skin. This is why I don't like to use facial soaps anymore. I used to be a die-hard fan of the LUSH Coalface soap but I realised it was really drying out my skin so I stopped using it and I haven't looked back since.

I feel like the product has been helping with my skin's excess sebum, although I do still have quite oily skin in general so it hasn't completely stopped me from having an oily skin type. But I can see and feel a difference when using the Sebum Balancing Cream Complex* so I know they ingredients definitely help reduce sebum. I also like that it's a very lightweight cream as I find that heavy creams can block up my pores and make me break out quite bad. Also with it being a lightweight cream, it dries quickly and it doesn't feel sticky or tacky after application which I prefer in a moisturiser/cream. Something which I do want to mention is that it does have a weird smell which I'm not super keen on, but it isn't that much of a big deal really as the smell doesn't stick around for long, but I just thought I'd mention it anyway. It's not a horrible smell but it's just an odd smell to me personally. It smells very natural if you get what I mean? 

I know it's not all about how the product looks and it's more about how it performs but I think the bottle design is really pretty with it's frosted glass bottle and gold lid and pump. It looks nice sitting on my bedside table with my bedside beauty bits. It is obviously a high-end product with it being priced at £47 for a 30ml bottle but I do think I'd repurchase it. It probably isn't something I'd be able to buy at a drop of a hat and as soon as I run out (woo, self employment life) but if I had the money spare and I wanted to splurge on a beauty product I would probably buy it then as I do see and feel a difference when using it.

If you don't have an oilier/blemish prone skin type then Tamaar have also got you covered as they have their Rejuvenate Anti-Ageing Cream and their Lighten Lightening and Moisturising Cream which is supposed to be great for dark under eye circles!

I really like that Tamaar Skincare are also proud members of B1G1 - Business for Good. For every product purchased, a forest tree is planted to help support the environment! So it's a nice feeling knowing that your purchase is helping the environment a little too. 

They've also kindly given me a discount code to share with you (not affiliated) but if you're interested in getting 20% off all products then use my code: astoldbykirsty20 
(offer ends 31st July)

Have you heard of or tried Tamaar Skincare before?

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