Lotions/ Creams -The Body Shop - Almond Oil Intensive Hand Rescue
amahd 11/1/2011 12:56:00 PM
This stuff is great if you have really dry skin/dry patches of skin, but it has to be REALLY dry. The product is thick and oily, so it's not good as an every day moisturizer...unless you live here in Canada and have to deal with drying winter air + washing your hands often. I actually get really dry patches on my face now and then, and I use this stuff on those spots before I go to bed, too. And in the summer, the heels of my feet get really dry, so I apply this stuff out of the shower (after using a foot file or a pumice stone, of course) and it keeps my feet soft and pretty. The packaging is not ideal. I don't like anything I have to dig my fingers into, but honestly, it's too thick and oily to put in a squeeze bottle so what can you do. In the end, I'd be a scaly beast without this stuff so I'll take it how it comes.
Makeup Brushes -The Body Shop - Mineral Foundation Brush
amahd 11/1/2011 12:46:00 PM
Best brush for applying mineral foundation. It feels really soft and applies the loose powder evenly. Love, love, love this product.
Powder -Sephora - Mineral Loose Powder Foundation [DISCONTINUED]
amahd 11/1/2011 12:33:00 PM
I love this stuff. I have really blotchy skin sometimes, so I use a spot concealer to minimize red areas, but I need something "unifying" to put over my whole face. This is the product for me. It's light and looks natural and blends in well with both my skin and the concealer. I get complimented on my "perfect skin" every time I wear it (which is hilarious because my skin is currently a hormonal disaster). Make sure you invest in a good brush to apply or it will do nothing good for you. So I just noticed some of the other reviews saying this product is being discontinued and people purchased it at $3?! I am on now on the hunt to find as many of these things as possible.
Fragrances -Victoria's Secret - Sexy Little Things Noir
amahd 11/1/2011 12:25:00 PM
I love this perfume so much. It has such a sexy, mysterious and classic feel to it. The classic perfume bottle just puts it over the top. It's cute and it smells great and I feel sexy just putting it on in the morning. And with Victoria's Secret stores opening all around me, I'm excited about how easily accessible it's going to be!
Treatments (Eye) -Olay - Total Effects Eye Transforming Cream
amahd 11/1/2011 12:21:00 PM
I'm 28 and I've been noticing dark circles forming under my eyes for a little while now. Paired with the puffyness from poor sleep and the tiny crows feet appearing at the corners of my eyes, I figured it was time to move on to something a little more sophisticated than basic facewash and moisturizer. I purchased this product last night and used it just before going to bed and again this morning. Maybe it's just because I'm new to eye creams, but so far, I really like it. I felt it "woke up" my eyes, they didn't feel like they were closing in on themselves anymore. It's also really hydrating, a good base for my concealer. I have incredibly sensitive skin, but the sparkles haven't bothered me (possibly because I don't rub in it too close to my waterline?). Not only that, paired with my concealer, it actually brightens my eyes. I've only owned this product for 24 hours, so I will update as time goes on, but my first impression was fairly good. The only thing I can see as a problem is the packaging...it's a little unsanitary having to dig your fingers into the jar, but I guess that's why we have Q-tips