Archive: Skincare

Brand Review – Pur Lisse


pur~lisse, translated from the French words for pure, “pur” and smooth, “lisse,” creates an innovative skincare system.

pur~lisse’s unique approach to age-prevention marries time-tested ancient Chinese beauty wisdom with the latest advances in French dermatological technology.

pur~lisse elevates the modern standards for beauty and skin transformation.

Founder Jennifer Yen has taken the best of her grandmother’s old world beauty wisdom, refined those recipes with today’s breakthroughs to deliver effective, balanced skincare in sophisticated, functional packaging.

The Pur-Lisse line has eight products for a complete skincare system.

-pur bright

-pur delicate

-pur eye adore

-pur lip comfort

-pur moist

-pur protect

-pur youth perserve

-pur tea

Three standouts from the line for me are:


Purlisse Pur Delicate Gentle Soy Milk Cleanser $38

A great gentle daily cleanser that manages to remove the oil and makeup from my face without leaving it dried out. I love the pump action dispenser I able able to get the perfect amount of cleanser without any waste.

Cleanse the day away with this delicate, non-irritating soy milk cleanser. This gentle soap-free foaming cleanser is water-activated to gently wash away dirt and makeup from all skin types.


- Soymilk and soy proteins restore skin suppleness and promote a creamy and silky appearance.
- Extracts of oatmeal and white tea soothe and protect skin from cellular damage.
- Soap-free formula leaves your skin fresh and extremely clean without stripping skin of natural oils.


Purlisse Pur Bright Ultra Skin Brightening Serum $135

It smells divine and it leaves my skin feeling great and a glow that looks like I get a lot more sleep than I actually do!

Get bright, luminous, and even-toned skin with this proven skin-brightening serum.

This concentrated serum combines the exclusive Lotus Lupine Peptide Complex and 9 powerful plant extracts to safely prevent excessive melanin production, while protecting skin against future damage.


- Stabilized vitamin C restores skin’s health and protects skin from harsh environments.
- Avocado Oil and Squalene soothe sensitive skin.
- Extracts of Neem, prune, and licorice help diminish hyper-pigmentation and sun damage, leaving your complexion, brighter, healthier, and more luminous so you can have a brighter day!


Purlisse Pur Protect SPF 30 Essential Daily Moisturizer $55

I use this product twice a day after the Pur-lisse soy milk cleanser. PurLisse Pur Protect absorbs quickly and doesn’t feel heavy or greasy on my face. My skin feels and looks silky smooth.

Protect skin from premature aging caused by daily sun exposure with this lightweight, nourishing moisturizer.

The exclusive Lotus Lupine Peptide Complex and Hydra-shield Complex provide superior full-spectrum sun protection and guard against sun damage.


- Hydra-Shield Complex offers advanced, balanced, UVB and UVA protection while keeping skin soft and supple with Vitamin E and Soy Proteins.
- White Tea helps soothes sensitive skin.
- Absorbs easily and no greasy after feel.

Check out the whole line here

NUDE Skincare- beauty without the chemicals


nude is beautiful without the chemicals you’d rather your body didn’t absorb

Our entire range is free from parabens, sulphates, PEGs, TEA, DEA, propylene glycol, phthalates, GMO, mineral oils and silicones.

Our first priority is to formulate without ingredients which are irritating to the skin or potentially harmful to the body and

We have minimized our use of preservatives by using airless packaging and when necessary use natural or safe, non-irritating, synthetic preservatives.

We choose organic ingredients wherever possible. However, some of the advanced ingredients we use, such as milk peptides, simply aren’t available organically.

nude has not conducted, or commissioned any animal testing on ingredients or products and we actively support the development of alternative ingredient testing methods through sponsorship of the UK charity FRAME.

NUDE Skincare Moisturizing Body Polish

What it is:
A nourishing body exfoliator.

What it is formulated to do:
Nude Moisturizing Body Polish exfoliates while leaving skin soft, moisturized, and gently fragranced from head to toe.

What else you need to know:
This product is made with natural Hibiscus monoi and sugar. The sugar granules dissolve with water when rinsed, leaving a delicate layer of rich monoi for irresistibly silky, smooth skin. It’s great for all skin types.

$52.00 NUDE Skincare Moisturising Body Polish

What’s New? Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream 1950s Vintage Set


I love this new vintage set from Elizabeth Arden, on top of how great Eight Hour Cream works now it comes in the most fab vintage packaging. An iconic beauty product since it’s was first launched by Elizabeth Arden in 1930.

One of my must have winter skincare products it heals even the most chapped skin and lips. A must have for moms dealing with delicate little noses and faces and the cold season.

Eight Hour Cream 1950s Vintage Set

Designed for you to covet, collect and always count on, the Eight Hour Cream 1950s Vintage Set indulges in our passion for retro-chic and honors Eight Hour Cream’s heritage as the first in our “Celebration of the Decades” series.

Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant instantly smoothes, soothes, heals and protects dry skin with the original formula of ultra-moisturizing petrolatum, protecting vitamin E and re-texturizing beta-hydroxy acid. 1.0 oz.

Eight Hour Cream Lip Protectant Stick SPF 15 is as lovely to use as it is to possess. So stylish, you’ll want it in your bag, your bathroom and by your bed. .13 oz.

All packaged in an Elizabeth Arden deluxe, red gift box.

$50.00 Eight Hour Cream 1950s Vintage Set

My Review: KenzoKi


I love this face wash! The chilly feeling is so refreshing and it smells so pretty it feels like a shame to wash it off. The KenzkoKi chilly foaming face wash has a truly great foaming action you only need a bit to get your face sparkly clean.

KenzoKi Chilly Foaming Face Wash

Make a clean sweep and sparkle up that skin with this wake-me-up gel that foams upon contact with water, cleansing and purifying your skin just as it should be done.

Cleanses thoroughly

Removes makeup


Temple tree extract- Purifies

Fu-ling extract -Anti-seborrheoa, mattifying

Green coffee bean- Tones

$28.00 KenzoKi Chilly Foaming Face Wash


KenzoKi Smooth Bamboo Water has a great light refreshing scent and just like the chilly foaming face wash makes your face feel so good you would think you spent the day at the spa. It refreshes your skin without leaving it dry or tight. Love it!

KenzoKi Smooth Bamboo Water

An energy-charged lotion for clear, soft skin. Removes impurities and light make-up, gently purifies, and softly moisturizes.

Completes cleansing


Simply apply to a cotton ball and sweep over face and neck. If you wear light make-up, use a generous amount of gentle bamboo water.

Oubaku extract – purifies, soothes

Sebo-regulating complex – limit excess sebum

Baobab extract – moisturizes

$28.88 KenzoKi Smooth Bamboo Water