Moisturizers -Philosophy - Hope in a Jar - for all skin types
empe 2/5/2012 2:49:00 PM
I just received a free jar of this from Sephora. The cost is insane so I never considered buying it. I have very sensitive skin and after 4 days I have yet to encounter any issues. I have some horrible small red dry patches, that IPL laser couldn't even get rid of, since I have been using this product those red spots are much less noticeable. The smell is very medical like and strong! The product also stings my eyes, although I am careful not to put it near them. My recommendation would be to use this at night only when the smell won't offend anyone else and you can keep your eyes closed.
Treatments -Bare Escentuals - Pure Transformation Night Treatment
empe 10/21/2011 6:28:00 PM
I've been using this product for two weeks now and ALL of the benefits it claims to do, it doesn't. My pores have not become smaller, my dark patches from sun damage are no better, in fact, there has been no difference in my complection what-so-ever. However, I give it three stars and will probably buy again because it makes an excellent foundation. The coverage is great and natural looking and while it doesn't benefit my natural skin, it also doesn't do anything to hurt it and I have VERY sensitive skin.
i love the bare essential products for foundation and blush! my skin is super sensitive / freckled; rosacea and acne proned; uneven textured. basically, i have lousey skin and i hate wearing make-up. however, this is the only product that has not made me break out! it covers all of my imperfections beautifully without making me feel or look like i'm wearing make-up. the mineral veil is great as a light cover up alone in the summer over a tan, to even out my color and end the shine. i LOVE this product!!!!!
i have used this product on and off for years. it's ridiculously expensive and not worth the price. however, it does a nice job as a conditioner. no, it's not magic. my hair will still get frizzy in humid weather and it still becomes damaged when i blow it out more than once a week. it does do a better job than most conditioners i have tried, but for the price - i want magic.
the only moisturizer i will use on my face and neck. i have very combination,sensitive skin with rosacea and this is the only product that keeps me from breaking out. when i have purchased $$$$ 'wrinkle' creams, they have done nothing. cetaphil is the only thing i need for my skin :-)
love it. i've tried expensive ones and those just make me look like tammy faye baker. this is perfect for me. i have dark eyelashes so i'm not looking for full coverage or thickness, i just want a bit of length and for them to look natural and this does that for me. plus it's so inexpensive!
i started this product about a month ago. i had cut bangs last fall and want them to grow out... FAST. also, i had used an eyelash growth and thickener (not latisse, but something similar) last year that ended up destroying my lashes, so i was hoping to correct that problem as well. i will say that in the last month i have noticed eyelash growth and less breakage. my lashes are finally beginning to get back to normal and i'm no longer feeling the need to put mascara on everyday. as for my hair growing out faster, no, not at all, nor do i notice any difference in texture or thickness. skin and nails are the same, no difference. i'm going to continue with these vitamins and will even buy a second bottle. i read that it needs a good four months. we'll see. i am changing my decision and will not buy this product again now that i have run out. it's very expensive for what it is and it made no difference in my hair. although it did improve my lashes, i think flax seed oil and the vitamin B i ingest should keep them in check.
Candles -Yankee Candles - Housewarmer in Spiced Pumpkin
empe 11/4/2009 5:37:00 PM
LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!!!!!!!!!! spiced pumpkin is my favorite candle ever!!!! so cozy, perfect candle for homes in the fall.
about 15 years ago i discovered neosporin first aid was excellent for acne. it won't over dry your skin and for those of us over 25 that's important. put a bit on the pimple before you go to bed, it will pull the bacteria up overnight to form a white head. after your shower put a dab more on the white before your moisturizer. you're pimple should be gone by the end of the day. and if you are a picker/popper, put it on after you're performed minor surgery on your pimple. it will help it to clear up and prevent you from scarring. oh, if only i had discovered this in my teens.
i read the reviews and had to give it a shot. i used honey with a bit of nutmeg on my acne scars and honey with banana on my entire face. let it sit for 15 minutes. i have very sensitive skin with rosacea and it didn't create any blotches or redness. in fact, i would say that it actually evened out my skin tone. the honey i used was 100% natural from walmart... yes, walmart. i will continue to do this treatment once a week to see after a couple of months if there is any real overall change in my skins appearance. why not, can't beat the price! it's been over a week since i first tried this. i've done it two more times and the honey with nutmeg paste on my acne scars everyday. the scars are still there, but they're now the same color as the rest of the skin on my face. as for my skin, it looks so much better!!!! the biggest proof was when i had my eyebrows waxed yesterday. the woman who waxes them is an esthetician, she commented on how much more healthy and pretty my skin looked and asked me what i've been doing. i just bumped my rating from 4 to 5 lipstick tubes for honey.