Skincare - Face -Caudalie - Contour Cream Eyes and Lips
funkysapien 10/10/2011 2:55:00 AM
The gal at Sephora RAVED about this and I was so excited to try it, but it's been 6 months now and I've seen no improvement on my fine lines and dark circles. Sadly, all I'm left with is milia. I DID however recently start using this on my lips at night as I've just started to notice some lines around my mouth forming from drinking iced coffee every day (damn straws!). I wake up to lips that feel noticeably swollen and I think it's starting to plump those little lines up a bit. Wouldn't buy this again for my eyes though. And the search for an HG eye cream continues.
I'm 30 years old but have extremely oily, acne prone skin. This cream is expensive but AMAZING. It makes my skin so soft, smooth and dewy in the morning but doesn't cause me to break out or get whiteheads. I feel like I'm really treating my skin to something really luxurious and it's like I wake up to new skin every morning. The scent is a very mild almost herbal smell but since it's all natural that makes sense to me. Love this cream!
My absolute favorite fragrance. I second everything everyone else has said - it's a light, crisp, refreshing grapefruit scent. It's so summery and bright. It doesn't last very long but it sure smells great while it lasts. Everyone who comes near me when I'm wearing this comments on how good I smell :)
Treatments (Eye) -Fresh - Black tea age delay eye cream
funkysapien 10/30/2010 2:00:00 AM
The smell is lovely (kind of like cucumbers) and the texture is great - silky and absorbs quickly. But I bought this to help with the fine lines under my eyes that are starting to form (29 years old) and slight darkness under my eyes, and sadly I don't think it's doing anything. I have oily skin and the skin under my eyes isn't dry. It does a nice job of hydrating, but that's about it. Don't think I'd pay $65 again for this product when it's basically just a nice moisturizer.
I LOVE THIS PRODUCT! The way it smells in the store does not do justice to how delicious it smells in the shower. Just so you know, while this IS a 3-in-1 product, its a shower gel- bubble bath- shampoo combo, NOT a 3-in-1 with a conditioner. Which may explain why some women experienced very dry tangly hair when using this as a shampoo. The consistency and smell at first remind me of a sweet, creamy, milky frosting. And then as it lathers up, it smells so cinnamony and delicious! It's definitely not one of the more overpowering scents Philosophy makes, and I love that about this product.
I was a little hesitant to use this product since a lot of people said it eventually made them break out like crazy. However, in the 3 weeks I've been using it, it's worked wonders on my skin! When I got breakouts before I used to use something strong like a 10% Benzoyl Peroxide cream. Now, I just spot treat with the healing cream and in two days time everything is clear. Its especially good for treating breakouts that are about to erupt. Because of what other reviewers have said, I would REALLY hesitate to put this all over my face. But as a spot treatment its MIRACULOUS! Also -- A little bit goes a long way, so its relatively inexpensive and there's no harsh fragrance. NOTE: I've lowered the rating on this product to 4 lippies because 2 weeks later, it doesn't seem to be working as well. :(
I've been using this product for over a week now and I LOVE IT!!! Its a gel cleanser, so if you like foaming cleansers this isn't for you. If you're okay with that, you will LOVE THIS PRODUCT. It gently cleanses your face without overdrying it and leaving it feeling tight. Be careful about getting it in your eyes though -- it stings!! The packaging is really nice and simple, and I love that the label is plastic so you can take it in the shower with no worries about it peeling off. And its DIRT CHEAP -- $12USD for 8oz. A little bit goes a long way, so I can easily see this lasting 2-3 months. ******EDIT***** It's been a full 3 months since I first started using this product, and not only am I still on the same bottle, but my skin has never been smoother and softer before! Really quality product.
Treatments (Eye) -Mario Badescu - ceramide eye gel
funkysapien 10/16/2005 2:25:00 PM
I like eye creams that absorb a little better into my skin. It's been about 20 minutes since I put it on, and my skin is STILL sticky and tacky feeling from the gel. Surprising, since I normally think gels absorb super quick. I can't imagine putting makeup on top of this. Maybe it's better as a night eye gel. If you're interested in this product, I'd definitely get a sample of it. It's a very generous size and a little bit goes a looooong way.
Love the product but doesnt anyone else think $23 is a bit excessive for a lip gloss? (I got mine with a gift card) On the bright side, this is really a pretty lip gloss. It's got just enough light pink in it to brighten up your face. Its not too sticky and goopy (like lancome's juicy tubes), not glittery, and stays on pretty well. And when it DOES eventually wear off... your lips are left soft. The sales guy told me they sell 1,000 a week of this shade at neiman marcus. I can definitely see why.
I've been searching for a good SPF 30 face moisturizer and I think I've finally found it!! Though it's a high SPF, the moisturizer isnt' greasy at all. It absorbs quickly into the skin, and doesn't leave it feeling greasy later. The scent is barely noticeable, too. Though it's a bit pricey, unless someone can recommend another light, non smelly, SPF 30 face moisturizer, I'm definitely buying this again.