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Product Review: Lanolips

Lanolips Hand Cream Intense & Lip Balm Touting the moisturizing properties of Lanolin, this Australian based company has some winning products. Recently, I picked up a few items to try from Nordstrom. -Rose Hand Cream Intense -101 Ointment Multipurpose Superbalm -Lemonaid Lip Treatment What it claims to do?   Rose Hand Cream moisturizes dry hands and nails. 101 Ointment claims 101 uses including dry cuticles, cracked heels, dry nasal passages,

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Product Review: Glycolic Facial Pads

NIP + FAB Glycolic Fix Daily Cleansing Facial Pads What it claims to do?   “Radiance-boosting pads, soaked in exfoliating glycolic acid (2.8%) retexture + resurface skin whilst witch hazel helps to tone. This moisturising formula with hyaluronic acid + soothing blue daisy helps to reveal brighter + smoother looking skin.” Do I agree? Yes.  This pad is mild enough for daily use and it’s a good product for beginners

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Product Review: Tata Harper Mask & Cleanser

Tata Harper skincare is 100% natural and non-toxic.  Products are made on her rural Vermont farm and are cruelty-free. Tata Harper Moisturizing Mask What it claims to do?   “This rich mask treatment provides maximum hydration and long-lasting moisture to even the most dehydrated, stressed skin.  This treatment helps protect skin from moisture loss, delivering a dramatically replenished feel and restoring a dewy luminosity.” Do I agree? Yes.  It contains Hyaluronic Acid

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Product Review: ReVive Moisturizing Renewal Cream Supreme

ReVive Moisturizing Renewal Cream Supreme ULTRA RETEXTURIZING HYDRATOR What it claims to do?   That’s quite a name!  ReVive states “this powerful perfecting night cream gently exfoliates, retextures, renews and intensely moisturizes facial skin.  Its unique formula works overtime as you sleep, to help eradicate imperfections and visibly diminish fine lines, for a morning awakening to hydrated, glowing, more beautiful skin.” Do I agree? Yes.  I’ve been using this for

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Product Review: ColourPop Cosmetics

ColourPop Cosmetics What it claims to do? Los Angeles based ColourPop “specialize in making killer makeup in every shade imaginable at prices everyone can afford.  That’s why all of our products have luxury formulas at prices that won’t break the bank.” Do I agree? Yes.  ColourPop has an amazing color selection and a wide range of quality cosmetics.  The single shadows pots and Lippie Stix are only $5.00 each.  ColourPop

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Cult Attraction: Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream

Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream What it claims to do? “Clinically proven to reduce the depth of wrinkles, improve skin firmness, tone and hydration in 15 days. The unique Mediterranean algae, Padina Pavonica has been shown to dramatically increase the quantity of glucosaminoglycans (GAGs) within the skin. By special cell communication, these water-attracting GAGs are responsible for skin moisturization, improving suppleness, firmness and elasticity. In addition, Ginkgo Biloba providing superior free-radical

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Product Review: Lipstick Queen Liptropolis

Lipstick Queen Liptropolis Lipstick Queen is one of my favorite lipstick ranges.  This set contains three beautiful shades.  If you’re familiar with Lipstick Queen you’ll know that the Sinners range is opaque in finish and the Saints range is sheer in finish.  This set lies somewhere in between. Available where Lipstick Queen is sold. Top to Bottom: Soho, Central Park, Upper East   Love this liner in Coral. Quote from

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Cult Attraction: Eve Lom Cleanser

Eve Lom Cleanser What it claims to do? “The pioneer of all cleansers, this special blend has won awards for the past 29 years. Every EVE LOM Cleanser includes a complimentary Muslin Cloth, which has been specially created to work with the Cleanser to gently exfoliate and support natural blood circulation, leaving the skin feeling exceptionally smooth and radiant. It cleanses, decongests, tones, exfoliates, and removes even the most stubborn waterproof

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Maybe My All Time Favorite Moisturizer

Kate Somerville Goat Milk Cream The BEST moisturizer I’ve used in years.  It’s right up there with Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré for its nourishing, thirst quenching properties and it works amazingly under make-up which is a decisive factor for me when it comes to day moisturizer. It contains goat milk proteins, vitamins, and amino acids, lactic acid, jojoba, coconut and avocado oil, aloe, grape seed extract, witch hazel, and more. The

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Cult Attraction: Sunday Riley Luna & Good Genes

Both live up to all the hype they’ve received.  I’ve gone through one bottle each and repurchased. Luna Sleeping Night Oil What it claims to do? “With an advanced retinol complex, Luna Sleeping Night Oil helps to lessen visibility of lines and wrinkles, while correcting signs of damage caused by sun, time and everyday exposure to pollutants. The replenishing oil intensively hydrates and stimulates sluggish cells to encourage repair and

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