Archive: Face

New from Pixi: Check out Pixi’s Gel Blush and Endless Silky Eye Pen!

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I’m kind of really starting to dig Pixi Beauty. I was sent a couple new products to give a try*, and I did just that!

First I tried the Pixi Sheer Cheek Gel. I really liked this product, and I not only used it on my cheeks, but also on my lips! It is just the right amount of pink without looking completely fake and doll like. It’s just enough oomph you need to give yourself a little glow! Just use the tip of your finger and apply a dab for a completely adorable look!

I know what you’re thinking…. Sticky. Apply a small amount – and you’re good. Apply a glob – and it’s gonna get sticky!

What it is formulated to do:

This sheer, translucent gel creates a super natural flush of colour – the key to a youthful face. Applies easily with fingers for a fresh & healthy burst of colour on cheeks and lips. Keeps cheeks looking fresh and healthy all day long without the need for any touch ups. Oil free, fragrance free and hypoallergenic. Hydrating, moisturizing and skin-conditioning.

Beneficial ingredients and what they do:

  • Aloe vera soothes and heals stressed skin
  • Sodium PCA, a vegetable-derived humectant, binds moisture to skin

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Next is Pixi’s Endless Silky Eye Pen! I tried Copper Glow (which looks more like a purple than a copper to me, but whatevs). I love this eyeliner. Maybe it’s just my eyes, who knows, but I don’t know how anyone uses non-waterproof eyeliner. It goes on – and stays put! Not gonna lie – you have to use some good makeup remover to get this stuff off, but it comes off!

It goes on so smooth – like a gel eyeliner – and looks gorgeous. I paired this with a gold shadow – and the combination of the two was gorgeous! You’ll love it too!

Waterproof, super-long-wear, no-smudge, no-budge eye liners. They glide on like seamless silk, and in a single sweep motion create a flawless, solid jewel-toned line. No retouching required all day – or night! Gentle on eyes, yet intensely coloured and super-silky. Waterproof. Paraben-free. Mineral oil-free. Preservative-free. Hypoallergenic.

Beneficial ingredients and what they do:

  • Vitamin E nourishes and protects delicate skin around the eye

NOTE: Use our Dual Pencil Sharpener to keep your Endless Silky Eye Pens sharpened and ready to beautify at all times – it also works with our Lid Last Shadow Pens.

*Disclosure: I was sent these products to review for the site, I was not paid to write this post, and I was not compensated for my opinions. The opinions you read here are mine alone.
 

It’s like I’ve stepped into another era……

I’m sure it’s not exactly what Jurlique is going for, but their new Intense Rosewater Balancing Mist Deluxe Edition makes me feel like I’m living in Downton Abbey. Not sure if I would be one of the rich folk – or a maid – but still. This beautiful rosewater mist is something of dreams. I don’t know, maybe it’s just something of my dreams!

I know what you’re thinking….. ROSEWATER….it can be so overpowering, can’t it? I don’t know how Jurlique does it, but this water is simply divine. Let me think of another adjective. Sensual? Clean? I just love it. It’s not too much, it’s not too little. It’s just right. And the bottle is so beautiful, I want to display it on a book shelf or something! Elle even named it one of their essential beauty products!

This new Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist Intense Deluxe Edition, $60, is launching this JULY – OCTOBER at Jurlique.com, Sephora.com and other select retailers and spas. (Don’t want to spring for the $60 bottle? You can also buy the NON deluxe edition here, for only $22!)

This lovely limited edition blend of 5 precious rose extracts, including Rosa Gallica, Rosa Centifolia, Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis, Rosa Canina and Rosa Multiflora is packaged in a gorgeous ombre bottle AND holds over 10,000 rose petals!

Additionally, each bottle purchased donates 20% to Chrysalis, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping homeless and low-income individuals by providing the resources and support needed to find and retain employment. Part of the Jurlique Ideas of Beauty Fund; A spritz of this mist will go a long way!

Introducing Angelica Exfoliating Gel from L’Occitane!

Is too much time in the summer sun leaving behind a rough, dull complexion? Revitalize lackluster skin with exfoliators from L’Occitane. I’m LOVING the Angelica Exfoliating Gel. What I love most about it – is it exfoliates your skin – and when it’s over your skin feels revitalized, not dry and stinging! I find that so many scrubs leave my skin thirsty for moisturizer. I think this is the perfect balance. It exfoliates your skin, cleans out your pores, and leaves your skin feeling quite fabulous when it’s over!

These three scrubs are sure to make your features glow:

Angelica Exfoliating Gel ($30): With its pearly glow and fresh scent the all-natural exfoliating particles gently remove dead skin cells and impurities, while massaging the face. Angelica extracts preserve natural hydration, for skin that is incredibly clean, soft, and smooth.

Shea Butter Ultra Rich Face Scrub ($34): Specially formulated to gently exfoliate dry skin. Its creamy base, enriched in shea butter and chestnut extract, helps the skin to maintain its natural moisture level. Skin is left perfectly clear, smooth and soft.

Immortelle Brightening Instant Exfoliator ($36): This brightening product will leave your face even-toned and luminous while protecting against impurities for an anti-aging bonus.

BUY THESE PRODUCTS HERE!


Introducing Photo Plasma, The Skin Shield, by Perricone MD

Introducing Photo Plasma, The Skin Shield, by Perricone MD!

What I should do for this post is take a picture of the sun spots on my face – and use that as what NOT to do with your sun protection. I have the worst sun spots that come out every year around this time. I think years of sun – and sunbathing have made my skin go cray cray! What I SHOULD have been using all along is a product like this. Something that makes my skin feel amazing PLUS protects from EVERYTHING. What I’ve always hated about sunscreens, etc., is I feel you don’t get good products that go hand in hand with protection. My skin is so sensitive, I have to be careful about which protective products I use, because I could end up doing more harm than good!

With a product like this – from a brand I know and trust – I can protect my skin, all the while nourishing it.

Tackling the 10 signs of environmental stress (sun exposure, dehydration, harsh wind, smoke, pollution, etc.) this lightweight formula creates an invisible barrier to guard against natural aggressors and age-accelerating sun damage.

Astaxanthin, the superfood found in red algae, steals the spotlight among the cast of powerful anti-aging ingredients. Known for its natural anti-radiation benefits, astaxanthin has photo-protective benefits to further protect skin from the elements. In addition to acting as a natural anti-inflammatory (the backbone of Dr. Perricone’s philosophy on healthy aging) astaxanthin naturally delivers the pretty pink sorbet hue to brighten up your medicine cabinet amongst a sea of white skincare saviors.

Luxurious in texture and oil-free, Photo Plasma leaves skin with a velvet soft, dewy finish and acts as a natural primer to keep makeup in place. No tackiness like traditional sunscreen – skin is glowing and radiant without logging hours poolside. Photo Plasma nourishes all skin types and provides non-chemical, broad spectrum SPF30 protection.

If you look at all this product does, you’ll run out and buy it yourself! It moisturizes, protects, primes, and softens your skin! SOLD!

Available for $69 at Sephora and www.perriconemd.com