Thursday, April 17, 2014

B&BW French Lavender Honey + Almond Honey Body Souffle



I usually don't purchase bath products from Bath & Body Works because I'm addicted to their candles or other home scents. Plus, sometimes my skin disagrees and starts breaking out or gets really itchy. I had a coupon and just so happen to be at the mall, so I dragged my friend Noel and sniffed all their new scents. Complete overload!

I am a huge sucker for beautiful packaging and these body souffles totally caught my eye! Not just with it's beautiful packaging, but the scents as well. The french lavender and honey is less lavender and more floral. The almond one... well, that was a huge let down. I originally tested it in the store and the almond scent was very prominent, but the batch I purchased smells nothing like almond and it's extremely florally. What I do love about them is that they are not greasy and absorbs quickly.

Have you guys purchased any goodies from Bath & Body Works lately? What's your favorite scent?



Monday, April 14, 2014

Laura Mercier Eye Colour in Pewter



Hello beauties! How are you doing today? What's new with you? So remember a while back when I went hunting for a gray eyeshadow? Well, I actually found two I loved! One of them was from Smashbox which I previously wrote about and this one is Laura Mercier Eye Colour in Pewter ($23). It's a gorgeous satin gray color with shimmer in it. Sephora describes it was a greenish gray, but it looks more like a dirty gray to me.


The eyeshadow is super buttery and really pretty. I think I will use it as an accent color in the crease of my eyes to deepen my other gray eyeshadow.



I've never really had any Laura Mercier products before, but I like how clean the packaging looks and how high quality the products are.



Look at that color!

Do any of you own any Laura Mercier products? If so, what do you think of them? Thank you for reading and I hope you enjoyed this post. Have a wonderful rest of the week! :)

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Mario Badescu Ginseng Moist Cream



With Spring here, I thought the dryness on my face will clear and go back to normal. Nope. My face suddenly became extremely dry around my cheeks and mouth area. It was pretty bad. The dryness was flaky and peeling and no matter what moisturizer I used, it wasn't working. I popped into Ulta to browse and have heard great things about Mario Badescu products.

I went with the ginseng because it's high in vitamins to nourish skin, preserve elasticity and smooth out fine lines and wrinkles. Let me just say, this product was a God send! After a few short days, the dryness has cleared and my face is finally back to normal! It still gets dry from time to time, but with just a small amount, it helps. This product retails for $18 and is completely worth it!

Monday, April 7, 2014

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream



Hello beauties!

I hope you're having a good Monday and that life or work is off to a great start. Today I will be reviewing First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream ($28). I decided to pick this moisturizer up in Sephora because I saw that it's good for people with eczema, and it's only $28 for a pretty big tub.

I really love the whipped texture of this cream and I liked how it's advertised for the face and body. I've been using it for a few weeks now on my face and neck and it's ok. I like the way it goes on the skin, but it leaves me with minor breakouts on my face. Not so much huge pimples, but more like my skin feels rougher.

I think I would rather just have this in my bathroom to use on my neck and rest of my body. I would recommend this if you have dry skin that isn't sensitive. For that, I think it's great value. However, it wasn't a perfect match for my super sensitive skin. And the search for a cheaper high quality moisturizer continues...


Have any of you tried this moisturizer before? If so, what did you think? Thank you for reading and hope you enjoyed this post! :)

Monday, March 31, 2014

Clinique Chubby Stick in Mighty Mimosa



Hi beauties!

How are you all doing today? So I am back today with another one of my favorite Clinique products, the amazingly awesome Chubby Sticks. To be honest I just love lipstick crayons. They're so easy to use and I like how they look like markers.

Today's review is on the chubby stick in Mighty Mimosa ($17). This one wears like a sheer strawberry pink and it's sooo pretty. It pairs perfectly with my cheek pop in peach. This is just one of those simple little makeup staples that fills my heart with joy.

If you like the really natural makeup look and don't mind reapplying your lipstick, then Chubby Sticks could be great for you. Personally, I prefer a stronger eye look, so I try to keep a more natural lip look.



What do you guys think of Chubby Sticks? Thank you for reading this post and I will see you soon! :)
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