Ole Henriksen Perfect Truth CC Creme Broad Spectrum SPF 30

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This CC Creme from Ole Henriksen knocks it out of the park! The first thing I notice when I apply it is the fresh citrus scent, perfect for the mornings I am just dragging (so every day). The product is very lightweight and melts right into my skin. One pump and I have great coverage and it evens out my skin tone. If I want a little more coverage I just add a bit more and voila, skin perfected.

My new addiction, I love the soft, dewy glow it leaves on my skin. As someone who always fights to banish shine I never thought I would like a dewy look, but this one is just right. It evens my skin tone and leaves my skin glowing. I LOVE that it has SPF 30, one more layer of protection for my skin. And if that wasn’t enough it is also working to minimize fine lines, lighten dark spots and reduce redness. Slam dunk!!

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OLE HENRIKSEN – Perfect Truth™ CC Crème Broad Spectrum SPF 30 $36

What it is:
A supercharged skincare multitasker with makeup benefits that brightens, protects, and perfects in one simple step.

What it is formulated to do:
Get your daily dose of essential moisture, a protective antioxidant veil, and SPF defense to ward off environmental aggressors and counteract premature aging. Five sources of vitamin C and tripeptide-5 expertly blended with nourishing ceremides and sodium hyaloranate visibly reduce discoloration and fine lines while plumping and firming the look of skin. All whipped up in sheer illuminating coverage and a velvety nourishing texture that melts into skin to diffuse imperfections, skin clarity, resiliency, and radiance improve instantly and over time.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product instantly perfects the following: illuminates with light-reflecting pigments; diffuses flaws with sheer illuminating coverage; nourishes with sodium hyaluronate and ceramides; and protects with Broad Spectrum SPF 30. It corrects the following over time; brightens and fades dark spots with five sources of vitamin C; reduces redness and calms with green tea extract; minimizes the appearance of lines with tripeptide-5; and prevents free radical damage with ferulic acid, a powerful antioxidant.

Available for purchase in Sephora stores or find it online here.

 

 

Disclosure: A complimentary sample was provided for potential review. I was not paid to write this post all opinions are my own.


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First Look: MAC Maleficent Collection 2014

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Being bad never looked so good. Our limited-edition colour collection inspired by Disney’s Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie, debuts globally summer 2014.

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Lipstick -True Loves Kiss

Pro Longwear Lipglass - Anthuriam

Pro Longwear Lip Pencil - Kiss Me Quick

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Beauty Powder -Natural

 

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Sculpting Powder - Sculpt

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Eye Palette - Ground Brown, Concrete, Carbon, Goldmine

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Nail Lacquer - Nocturnelle, Flaming Rose, Uninvited

Prep+Prime Highlighter - Bright Forecast

Eyebrow Pencil - Fling

Penultimate Eyeliner - Rapidblack

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Lashes - 36, 30

If you want to be the first to order, text MALEFICENT to 898622 to be the first to shop online when it arrives.

 

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Ipsy Glam Bag March 2014 Review

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I am only on my second ipsy Glam bag but I am LOVING them. I am still shocked each month that its only $10! This month’s theme is Destination Beauty, my ipsy Glam bag for March contained travel-friendly products to help me create the perfect look. Oh and every ipsy collection comes in a cute little makeup bag this months super cute bag was designed by Klari Reis.  So far the ipsy collections have really top notch products and the little makeup bags are so cute I would probably pay $10 for them alone.

Check out what came in this month’s bag:

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Pixi Flawless Beauty Primer ($9.00 .4 fl oz)
This wore more like a highlighter cream, I love the soft glow it gives my skin. It absorbs well and doesn’t leave my face feeling icky. It has a beautiful peach shimmer and is great for brightening up my skin.

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NYX Love in Rio eyeshadow palette ($5.99)
NYX Cosmetics Love in Rio eyeshadow palette in Segredos De Giselle . I love the compact and the colors look really cute but this one fell a bit short of my expectations. The shadow was soft and easy to apply but had so little pigment it was barely visible.  I swiped each color for my swatch 3 times to get them to show up. Good for a very natural look, but a little on the pale side.

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Chella liquid eyeliner in Indigo Blue ($24.00)
By far one of my favorite items in this months bag and I got a full size pen, retail value $24! This pen is amazing its really pigmented and has the most delicate felt tip liner. Even with my shaky hands it was easy to apply and the color lasted all day. I love the midnight blue color, it has enough color to brighten up my eye without being over the top. Can’t wait to try more from this brand.

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Bare Minerals Marvelous Moxie Get Ready lipstick (.5 oz sample .12 oz $18)
Love this lipstick! I am a huge fan of Marvelous Moxie lipstick, and this might be my favorite shade to date. Its a gorgeous rose shade that is really moisturizing and leaves my lips with a bit of shine.  Since I opened this I haven’t used another lip color I love it so much. I love how great it feels on my lips and the staying power is a huge bonus.

 

I am so happy I signed up for ipsy. I have tried a lot of subscription services but can honestly say this is the best priced, with the best products. This month’s bag was fantastic the retail value not including the cute makeup bag is $45 so you are getting a great deal for $10 .  The NYX Palette wasn’t my favorite but I am really loving the rest of the collection.

Click here to sign up for your own ipsy glam bag. Just $10 a month for a beautiful bag filled with goodies. Your bags will comes customized to you so each shade and product will be just right.


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New Collection from Korres: Transport Yourself to Santorini

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Santorini? Yes please.  It’s definitely on my must see travel bucket list. I am a huge fan of Korres and can’t wait to check out their new collection!

April 1st, KORRES Natural Products will introduce its NEW “White Grape from the Vineyards of Santorini” collection, featuring a moisturizing showergel and smoothing body cream, transporting you and your sense to the Greek island of Santorini. Santorini is the most popular destination in the Mediterranean with its sparkling Aegean blue sea and Cycladic white houses.

The new collection is infused with white grapes indigenous to Santorini. The grapes are cultivated in the arid volcanic ash rich soil of the island. This ancient vine variety goes back 400 years and remains phylloxera-free. It grows on its own roots with sea mist water, which drifts across the island at night.

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Each of the new products offers a distinct, naturally sweet aroma, influenced by the volcanic soil and the sea air. Also, the scent has notes of green apple, floral, citrus and peach for the ultimate Greek Summer sensorial experience!

SANTORINI SGEL 400ml

WHITE GRAPE FROM THE VINEYARDS OF SANTORINI SHOWERGEL ($19.50): Soft moisturizing showergel, ideal for everyday use. Wheat proteins form a protective film on the skin, maintaining its regular hydration level.

SANTORINI B.BUTTER 235ML

WHITE GRAPE FROM THE VINEYARDS OF SANTORINI BODY BUTTER ($29): Smoothing and moisturizing body cream, ideal for dry elbows, heels and knees. Shea butter and Quince extract have softening, moisturizing and restructuring properties. Sunflower, Almond and Avocado oils nourishes the skin, thus restoring its elasticity and smoothness.

 

You can learn more about these products and purchase on April 1st at www.korres.com.


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