Treatments (Face) -Unlisted Brand -Biafine Emulsion

on 5/22/2018 3:14:00 PM

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I use this daily as a moisturizer. I use Tazorac a few times a week and alternate w Biafine. It is... EVERYTHING. If you like La Mer, or even if you like the idea of La Mer, this is the real deal and has a similar invention story (by a guy trying to help his daughter in law, after she’d suffered serious burns). I have Type I skin (burn, never tan, super pale), extremely sensitive, occasional cyst on my chin (see other reviews for advice on that), and lean towards rosacea (redness only, no acne) and ruddiness. Oily and dry combo skin. This product... I worship it. There are no other words. It’s the closest thing I’ve found to magic in a jar. I am pretty sure a famous doc I used to go to prescribed it for me after a laser treatment, but I literally cannot recall how I’ve come to own this magic potion. I just found it the other day, after I did an at home TCA peel on my chin and was desperate for relief. I looked through all of my creams and found this. I was like “aha!”... dimly recollecting that it was meant for after burn care. After using all the “favorites,” including Cetaphil and the other supposedly “meant for sensitive skin” crap, my chin was getting worse and was beginning to throb. I put this on and, bam, immediate relief. It’s f-ing AMAZING. Since then, I’ve been using it twice a day, skipping nights I use Tazorac, and my skin does not even need makeup! I used sunscreen only this morning and my sister commented on being amazed that I had no makeup on, since I have zero discoloration under my eyes, which are normally irritated. Thank goodness I’m married to a physician bc you can bet I’m going to be calling in favors, so he will write me a prescription when I run out of this tube! Can’t believe I ever lived without it! No acne, cleans up flakiness, stops redness, moisturizes... I can even use it near my eyes, and I can’t use La Mer, Cetaphil, or any other product near my eyes, or they burn and water. I think you can buy it inline, but I’m not sure if it’s legit, since you supposedly need a prescription in America. In France, I believe it’s sold over the counter. Run, do not walk, and get some now. You’re welcome.


Treatments (Face) -Makeup Artist's Choice (MUAC) -TCA Peel

on 5/22/2018 2:57:00 PM

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I'm a first time tca user and was really scared but i got sick of my sundamage and wrinkles 2 forehead wrinkles 2 between brow wrinkles one wrinkle each side of my mouth and acne scars. So i ordered 15% tca peel and 40% mandelic peel from make up artist choice and got it a 6 days later. Super fast shipping as i'm in Canada very detailed instructions and they are great so helpful with helping you pick the right treatments for your skin. And affordable $97 including shipping i got enough for 40 tca peels and a sample size mandelic acid peel which is a pretty good amount. I primed my skin followed instructions and it went well only my cheeks had a light frost no discomfort at all so i removed it early at about 3 minutes, and it started peeling on day 3 and peeled a lot till day 8 and my skin was looking good. I repeated 2 weeks later and it worked better i had frosting in spots on my forehead cheeks and nose area etc forehead it stayed on 5 minutes and everywhere else but when my nose and cheeks frosted it was at the 2-3 minute mark and they were the last area i applied it to so i removed it all and wow it worked much better the morning after i feel like i have a bad sunburn and am a pink colour so i'm not planning to add a second layer on my third peel unless there's no frosting at all it may feel like it's not doing much but it is so be very careful and don't go overboard untill you get used to it and know how your skin reacts to the peels if i put a second layer on with the first or second peel i think that would have been way to strong. Im inpatient and want fast results but don't want to have burns and scars and than be slowed down by that, iv had very good results so far one side of my mouth the wrinkles gone acne scars are gone and sundamge is almost all gone all from 2 peels


Tinted Moisturizer -Tarte -tarteguard 20 tinted moisturizer

I absolutely adore this tinted moisturizer! 😍 I received this little gem in my Sephora Play beauty subscription box almost a year ago & didn't even try it for about 7 months, because I didn't have much interest in tinted moisturizers at the time. One day, I decided to finally try it & after wearing it for about a week, I was in love. It is sheer, with just the perfect amount of coverage and it blends perfectly. it has such a pretty, luminous effect that actually manages to look better as the day progresses, which is kind of surprising (in the best way possible, of course!). Very "My Skin, But Better." I my sensitive skin loves this stuff too! It doesn't cause cystic breakouts, which is a huge plus!

The only downside I can think of is the scanty, 3 shade selection. I have this in the color, "Light," which is the lightest of the 3, and it is a perfect match for my skintone. I have fair skin with cool yellow - greenish yellow undertones (not the same as olive skin), so finding a good color match for my skintone has always been an uphill battle. The biggest reason why I love this tinted moisturizer is the fact that it has cool yellow undertones. Finally, a shade that isn't too pink or too orange!

I highly recommend this if you are looking for something to enhance your skin while adding a small amount of protection from the sun. It's perfect for those hot summer days when you want to avoid heavy makeup, but still want to look put together. It's perfect for that!


Skincare - Body -H2O -body butter

on 5/22/2018 2:17:00 PM

I fell in love with this line at Disney. The hotel I was staying in had the Eucalyptus and Aloe shampoo, conditioner and lotion. The body butter comes in various scents, but when I used up my Disney stash, this is the scent of body butter that I chose. It comes in an 8 ounce tube, and is more like a body cream. It’s not too thick or sticky. The Eucalyptus & Aloe scent is a spa-like/ Aveda-ish herbal/ sea salt type of a scent. I love it! Regular price for these is $22, but if you look for sales on the H2O Plus website, or Ulta, you can get it for a little cheaper.

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Moisturizers -Neutrogena -Oil-Free Acne Moisturiser - Pink Grapefruit

on 5/22/2018 2:14:00 PM

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I usually like products from Neutrogena but I absolutely hate this one!
I wanted to love this moisturiser - the texture is so nice, the smell is nice, the package is nice, the price is nice...
When I first applied it, I felt my skin burn and sting... I decided to shrug it off, thinking it would eventually stop. That stinging feeling isn't too bad, nothing I can't deal with, but it became very annoying since it happened every single time after applying it. It also made me break out quite a lot.
Going to throw this moisturiser in the trash right after I post this review.


Cleansers -Yes To -Yes To Cucumbers Face Cleanser Towelettes

on 5/22/2018 1:36:00 PM

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I got these on a whim, without reading reviews clearly, in a desperate attempt to get some eye makeup off while on a trip. These stung both my eyes and face like crazy and made my skin very red and angry...one of those "how did they let this get to production?" kind of products.


Deodorants -Unlisted Brand -Schmidt's Natural Deodorant (all fragrances)

on 5/22/2018 1:07:00 PM

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I love this stuff. After trying many natural/aluminum-free deodorants (all of which were terrible), this one thankfully changed the game for me. I've tried 3 forms of the Schmidt's: the Rose+Vanilla in a pot, the Lavender+Sage in a stick, & the Rose+Vanilla in a stick. I'd heard that the pot version worked better than the stick version so that's why I tried that one first, but after a while it felt inconvenient having to scoop some out with the little spatula, warm it between my fingers, apply under my arms, & wash my hands immediately afterwards. Plus I felt like with time it became less effective on me.

I decided to try the stick version next. Lavender+Sage smells AMAZING. I watched a review where the reviewer said, "Sorry, I don't want my armpits smelling like Lavender." Me, on the other hand... that's exactly what I want them to smell like! I used it up, then got the Rose+Vanilla stick format (equally wonderful smelling.) Another pro for me is that this stuff works. Even in 100+ degree Texas heat, I don't stink at all. This formula is natural with no harmful chemicals, and cruelty-free. I never get white marks on my shirts anymore. Also I notice many reviewers saying that this won't help with sweating at all. It helps me. I don't sweat any more or any less than when I used "regular" deodorant/antiperspirant. Also the price is right... comparable to other popular brands (I find some other natural deodorants to be overpriced.)

There's only one con I can think of: the inconvenience of the pot format, & the fact that the stick format tends to start getting a bit messy (when I close the lid some deodorant is pushed down & is visible on the outer packaging, if that makes sense). But I can easily clean it off.

I'll continue repurchasing because not only is this the best natural deodorant I've tried, it's the best deodorant I've tried period.

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Liquid -Urban Decay -All Nighter Foundation

on 5/22/2018 12:51:00 PM

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I was told when I was buying the product to get one half a shade lighter than I wanted as it oxidizes when it's on. I have oily/combination skin and I'm really disappointed with it. it goes on great and looks amazing but within a few hours it has settled into every line on my face and after about 8 hours is basically gone off my face. I've tried priming my face and setting with different powders but it hasn't made a difference! I'll be going back to my reliable reckon colorstay foundation.

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Deodorants -Crystal -Crystal Body Deodorant Stick

on 5/22/2018 12:50:00 PM

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This is HONESTLY a very good product! and this is coming from someone who sweat and smell. I've tried a lot of products. Deodorants and antiperspirants but this one is the best!

Everytime I try a new product, I find myself smelly after 3 hours or so and I thought that's normal and I'm gonna have to stick to the fact that there is no perfect deo for me. Until I found out about this. I read a lot of good reviews about this and good thing that I tried this!

I've only been using it for a week and I love it already! (Before I ordered this online I detox my underarm for a week using aztec healing clay mask and apple cider vinegar and I was also using a natural deo that time) I was surprised that I didn't smell bad after hours and when I try to smell my underarm it smelled like nothing. it smelled like skin. This is the first time I reviewed a product because I am so happy with this. And I'm sharing this for those who need it like me.

Oh and it doesn't stop sweat but I researched that it was a good thing. But hey, I'd rather sweat than smell.

Tips; after you shower and clean like really clean, don't dry your UA. Rub it until it's dried. In my case I think I do more or less than 70 rubs but that's fine because it actually lasts for a year, I read. And oh, it's a very cheap product! ;) Don't listen to the bad reviews, maybe they didn't do it right.

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Masks -LUSH -Brazened Honey Face Mask

on 5/22/2018 12:41:00 PM

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one of my favorite fresh face mask from Lush. I have normal skin in the T-zone and dry all around of my face. Great for pimples. It went on warm due to spice in this formula but not burn or sting you skin. I love ginger and turmeric these are great for acne and pimples. Love this one. Smell doesn't bothered me. Used at least 3 times a week is better results. Lush face masks still better prices than other face masks.

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Concealers -Glossier -Stretch Concealer

on 5/22/2018 12:27:00 PM

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I do love this concealer. My skin is on the dryer side so this works very well with my skin. But I wouldnt recommend this to anyone with oily skin or who wants high coverage. I wear this on days when im having a good skin day and I just want to cover up dark circles or any redness.


Brows -Glossier -Boy Brow

on 5/22/2018 12:21:00 PM

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I do actually really love the product but it is way too expensive for what it is. I love the wand shape. Its small and its super easy to use it to fill into the brows. I can definitely see a difference in my brows and it holds the shape all day. My brows are already shaped because I get them threaded. So this does the job of filling in the sparse parts and it makes them overall thicker without it looking darker. But its soooo expensive and thats the reason why I would rethink purchasing again.


Lotions/ Creams -St. Ives -Collagen/Elastin Lotion

on 5/22/2018 12:14:00 PM

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I received a deluxe sample of this recently, and I think it's a revamped formula. I really want to like it, but it is so strongly fragranced that I just can't.

It is a light lotion that feels silky, soaks in quickly, and doesn't feel heavy or sticky. It lasts, too. But I can't get past the fragrance. If you like the scent, you may love this, but it just lingers on me, moreso than any perfumes I have, so it's a pass.

If it were unscented, however, it'd be amazing.


Lips -Glossier -Generation G

on 5/22/2018 12:14:00 PM

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I do love the idea of this product which is why I bought it but I actually feel like this product is way too expensive for his sheer formula. I could probably find something way cheaper.

That being said the texture is hard and dry. It is matte so doesn't really offer any moisturizing properties even tho its suppose to be that matte lip balm look.

I picked it up in the color "Leo" and its way to sheer to show up on my skintone. I have to rub it like at least five times for the brown color to show up.


Eyeliner -wet n wild -MegaLiner Liquid Eyeliner Dark Brown

on 5/22/2018 12:09:00 PM

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This stuff is an amazing value. I think it's normally about $3 or $4 but it's on sale often enough where I get it for less than $2. It's worth full price, however.

I've tried a few colors out of this line but do prefer the dark brown. It's deep enough so it looks close to black, but is a little less intense. I tend not to do much with a dramatic cat eye, but I like to apply a thin stripe of this on the outer half to outer third of my top eyelid to make my eyelashes look a bit fuller. Sometimes I just use a tiny stripe, but other times I'll add a bit more for drama. Worn alone with mascara it does fake a fuller lash look for me, but I also use it with eyeshadow (on top or underneath, depending) for a little more impact, or to work a light smokey eye look. The brush applicator -- well, it looks more like a rubbery pointer -- lets me get precision, but again, I don't often do a dramatic cat eye. It's tiny enough, however, that I can start small and build up, if I want.

Staying power is pretty good. If I make a mistake while applying it's easy to fix with a Q-tip, but I have slept with a bit of this on overnight, just out of curiosity, and it didn't smudge. (Not that I'd do that all the time, but again, I was curious.)

Coupling the price and the performance, this is a superb drugstore find, and I find it works better than a lot of pricier options.

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