Thursday, 29 August 2013

Review: Antipodes Avocado Pear Nourishing Night Cream

The lovely Estee, whose blog and YouTube channels I absolutely ADORE, has a lot to answer for when it comes to my poor bank account. Her product reviews on her blog are just fantastic and I always find myself having to buy whatever she showcases. The Antipodes skincare range was no exception. I use KORA Organics skincare however the day/night cream is quite expensive and using it twice a day, I seemed to go through it quicker than I would have liked, so I decided to find a different night moisturiser for a cheaper price and after browsing Estee's blog, I just had to try this one. I can save my KORA product and enjoy a new one! Antipodes is a New Zealand based company and I am amazed I hadn't discovered their products sooner! 

Antipodes Avocado Pear Nourishing Night Cream - $49.00
This is one of the best night creams I have tried and believe me, I have sampled my fair share of skincare in my time. When a nourishing night cream contains ingredients like pure avocado oil, macadamia nut, manuka honey and kawakawa, you know its going to be good for your skin. First thing you notice is the smell. Oh my! It is gorgeous. This was nowhere near as overpowering as I thought it would be which is a big plus. It is quite a thick cream, so you only need the smallest amount and as you can see, I have barely scraped the surface of this! I have been using it for about 2 weeks and every morning when I wake up, my skin feels so soft and luscious. You can feel it works through the night to nourish. I got a couple of dry patches on my cheeks the other week, which I believe was due to the exfoliator I use, so one application of this cream and the next morning they were gone. It does not make my face feel clogged or greasy either.   

I was quite pleased with the price of this too. I purchased this product from National Pharmacies where we are members, which means we get some discount :) If I remember correctly, this was about $38. I think the packaging is so handy, it's a great size and you can see ALL of the product so it allows you to scrape out every last bit of nourishing goodness! If you have dry skin or just want to try a new night cream out, I would definitely recommend giving this one a go. Maybe, just maybe when my KORA day cream runs out, I will have to try the Vanilla Pod Hydrating Day Cream. Antipodes are winning me over with their concoctions, vanilla pod?! YUM! I have also been looking at getting their exfoliator and Manuka Honey Face Mask...mmmmmmm, how luxurious!

Have you tried any Antipodes products? What did you think? 

Em x      


  1. hahaha loved your remark on Estée having to answer to your bank account diminishing ;)
    nice review!

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