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BEAUTY REVIEWS & VINTAGE FINDS

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P.M. Skincare Routine August 2017

My current P.M. skincare routine – Summer 2017 Step 1 – Remove make-up Bioderma Micellar Water – This French wonder removes stubborn eye make-up and everything else. Amazon is known to have fakes so buy from a reputable online site. Melvita Rose Cleansing Oil – Another French brand, organic and so lovely to use. I love the rose scent. Safe for the eyes as well. Known for their plant based

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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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KIKO MILANO Cosmetics

KIKO is a high quality, moderately priced, cruelty-free Italian cosmetics company.  Recently, I picked up a few items to try out. I love cruising through their well organized stores but you can also order direct online.  Check out KIKO here. Eyebrow Expert Styling Kit 01 Color Fever Eyeshadow Palette 102 Single eyeshadow in the shade Infinity Cream Crush Lasting Eyeshadow 07 Daring Look Eye Marker Black Everlasting Kajak eye pencil

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April Favorites

My favorites this past month. Crack Original Styling Treatment: Love this leave in treatment that reduces frizz, protects from heat, and adds shine.  Smells great also.  Available online or Ulta. Elnett Hairspray: The. Best. At drugstores. Dry Wax by AG Hair Care: This is a new product for me that I’ve incorporated into my daily use.  Used sparingly, I love the texture it adds to styled hair.  At Ulta. Koh

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Product Review: BY TERRY Eye Designer Palette + Ombre Blackstar Eyeshadow

BY TERRY Eye Designer Palette – Magnet Eyes 3 Rich, luxurious, buttery shadows.  I’m in love with the many unique shades included in this palette. Limited edition, available online for a jaw-dropping price as is the case with all BY TERRY products.  BY TERRY is a cruelty-free brand and does not test on animals. BY TERRY Eye Designer Palette   Ombre Blackstar “Color-Fix” Cream Eyeshadow in Brown Perfection Cream eye

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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

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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.

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Product Review: 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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