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Texture Tuesday: Glow Recipe Avocado Eye Mask

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JadesJourney
Hey Beauty’s 🙋🏽‍♀️ Hope everyone’s had a wonderful day. Being Texture Tuesday I thought I’d shine some light on K Beauty Brand, Glow Recipe. I purchased the GLOW RECIPE - Glowing Skin Trioover a month ago which includes a: 🧚‍♀️ Blueberry Bounce Gentle Cleanser 🧚‍♀️ Banana Soufflé Moisture Cream and 🧚‍♀️ Avocado Melt Retinol Sleeping Eye Mask I’ve only tested the sleeping mask as I’m currently trialling Auquest 5 Second Wrinkle Cream as my day Moisturiser, I’m 9 weeks into my 3 month trial. 😁 The GLOW RECIPE - Avocado Melt Retinol Eye Sleeping Mask
is formulated with antioxidant rich avocado, exfoliating PHA and encapsulated retinol. Insider say, encapsulated retinol releases antioxidants in smaller doses over time versus hitting the skin all once. This gentler approach helps correct hyperpigmentation and protects against exposure to pollutants and free radicals. Matcha is a key ingredient and its antioxidants work to protect the skin against environmental aggressors. Niacinamide is also an ingredient and works to improve the appearance of fine lines and improve dullness. My thoughts 💭 🧚‍♀️ It’s a clean beauty range, made without: Animal products, parabens, mineral oil, sulphates, silicones, phthalates or synthetic dyes. ✅ ✅ ✅ 🧚‍♀️ The bottles are small (6ml) but I was pleasantly surprised with how much product is contained in the jar. 😄 🧚‍♀️ The tiny application spoon works perfectly for applying under the eye. 🧚‍♀️ I love the texture of the GLOW RECIPE - Avocado Melt Retinol Eye Sleeping Mask
I do natural masks and use avocado. Same feeling only lighter. 🙌🏽🙌🏽 I have mature combination skin and the GLOW RECIPE - Avocado Melt Retinol Eye Sleeping Mask
works well for hydration under my eyes. I love the feeling as it melts in your skin. I’m guilty of putting it on in the evening and walking around the house with green cream under my eyes. I’m inspired by American football players. 😉 🧚‍♀️ It’s worked for me 🙋🏽‍♀️ and my Husband 🤫 he does shift work and has a dry, dark, under eye area. We wake up with very hydrated skin under my eyes and he’s taken it off me. So 5 stars ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️! The price point is high but it’s clean and I would personally pay more for clean products. Would love to hear other beauty’s opinions on the eye mask. I’ve read many ☺️ Would you pay $67 at Mecca for 15ml or $42 for the trio which includes a 6ml jar. Have a great evening Jade 🤗
Dec. 15, 2020
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D.BennettGreat review! I’ve had this on my list for awhile😍 it’s pricey but the benefits sound great!
Dec. 24, 2020·1 like
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JadesJourneyYour the best, thank you
Dec. 24, 2020
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Brand Breakdown: Glow Recipe
Hey y’all! In today’s Brand Breakdown, we’re talking about Glow Recipe. Glow recipe was founded in 2014 bu Christine Chang, and Sarah Lee, two Korean Americans. Today I’ll be breaking down the ingredients of 4 of their most popular products. Let’s start with the GLOW RECIPE - Avocado Melt Retinol Eye Sleeping Mask with is $42 for .5 fl oz. This face mask features retinol as the title suggests, and it also has avocado oil and extract, as well as coffeeberry. Avocado oil and extract have Vitamin E and C, and are also nourishing. Coffeeberry, which is the seed of a coffee plant, has a lot of antioxidants. It also has glycerin and squalane which are hydrating, as well as Nicinamide, Hylaronic acid, and aloe vera gel. I will mention that this product has a lot of potentially irritating extracts as well as fragrance. Next is one of their most popular products, the GLOW RECIPE - Watermelon + AHA Glow Sleeping Mask which is $45 for 2.7 fl oz. This mask has has 2 main ingredients. Watermelon extract, and Hylaronic acid. By this point y’all know all about Hylaronic acid (and if you don’t, check out my Skincare Acid Cheat Sheet), so let’s talk about watermelon extract. If you read my Brand Breakdown on Clean & Clear, you’ll know that watermelon extract is an amazing ingredient, and watermelon juice isn’t. Luckily, in this product it’s watermelon extract, which is very soothing and hydrating. This product also has glycerin and Glycolic acid in it. It does however have a lot of fragrance, irritating extracts, and alcohol. Next up is the #GLOW RECIPE - Papaya Sorbet Smoothing Enzyme Cleansing Balm Makeup Remover[products]#[ThreeStars] with is $32 for 3.4 fl oz. Supposedly the main draws of this product are papaya enzymes, papaya seed oil, and blueberry extract. Now blueberry extract and papaya seed oil are not very researched ingredients that have only minimal effects on the skin. Papaya enzymes are mildly exfoliating, but don’t do much else. The cleansing balm is pretty basic other than this. And finally is the #GLOW RECIPE - Pineapple Vitamin C Serum[products]#[TwoStars] which is $49 for 1 fl oz. The marketing for this product is around its pineapple juice and Vitamin C. This product is super lacking for the price. The same way watermelon juice is less good for your skin than watermelon extract (because it’s diluted), pineapple juice is less effective than pineapple extract. Other than that, this product has Vitamin C which is great but very mainstream. This product also has fragrance. Those are all the products I have for today. I would say they got gradually worse as we went on, which I didn’t even do on purpose. This brand is quite expensive for it’s actual formulations, and I think there are better brands that are cheaper. If you can splurge, splurge on Youth to the People instead. Please cheer for this post, follow me for similar content, and comment below your favorite Youth to the People product. -Mae
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Cherie Made Me But It! 🍒 ✨🍉
Hi Cherie Fam 🍒 I came across @Mallory‘s post regarding the avocado sleeping eye mask 🥑 and the niacinamide watermelon drops 🍉. I was intrigued so I did some research and ended up ordering the make your own kit. It comes with 4 sample size items and a bag for $29. I thought I would try to sample the product first and see how it works on my skin before committing to a full size products. I got the •GLOW RECIPE - Blueberry Bounce Gentle Cleanser I heard this cleanser is great for removing make up. I read the ingredient list and I am sold. I can never say no to a gentle cleanser • GLOW RECIPE - Watermelon Glow Pink Juice Moisturizer I am looking for a new day time moisturizer and this seems perfect. This smells so good. It has a thin consistency and feels cool on the skin •GLOW RECIPE - Avocado Melt Retinol Eye Sleeping Mask I HAD to get this. Dark circles and hollow under eyes are a problem. It’s generic and I love how this contains retinol Glow recipe also included lots of sample items. I didn’t pick up the niacinamide drops because I still have lots from Paula’s choice. However, I am excited to try it and glad I got a sample I will post a review in a month or so and let you all know how it worked out. Xoxo, Francesca 💋
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