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New beauty buys! Honey infused haircare 🐝
Honey has both emollient and humectant properties, making it a great hair moisturizer. I have medium-thick, wavy hair that tends to get very frizzy. Honey sounds like an amazing ingredient to use if your hair is similar to mine! Gisou is finally available at Sephora and everyone seems to rave about the brand, so I finally decided to see if the hype is real for myself. 🍯 gisou - Honey Infused Hair Wash First of all, this smells amazing! I’m guessing this is Gisou’s signature scent as the conditioner smells the same. This shampoo claims to: -effectively get gently cleanse. -removing buildup while keeping your scalp and hair moisturized. -suitable for all hair types and safe for colored or chemically treated hair. It’s key ingredient is of course, Mirsalehi Honey, and I really, really like it! My entire body tends to be very dehydrated and this includes my scalp, I have a picky, sensitive scalp and this hasn’t irritated me or caused any issues. Au contraire, my scalp feels healthy and a lot less itchy which makes sense as one thing I did when my scalp was acting up was apply a homemade honey and ACV hair mask. I’m so pleased with this purchase and it’s nice they have minis so you can try before purchasing the full size because das esspensive, but I honestly think it’s worth it. 🍯 gisou - Honey Infused Conditioner Their conditioner has the same amazing scent as the shampoo. It claims to: -detangle and condition hair. -be a nourishing yet weightless formula. -leave hair hydrated, manageable and strong. I haven’t used the conditioner as much, so my thoughts on it are still very superficial but it’s a nice formula in my opinion. I tend not to use conditioner on hair washing days because I feel it tends to weight my hair down, but this conditioner is actually very nice! My hair feels soft, tangle-free and looks healthy every time I do use it. The only downside for me would be the price, Gisou products are just pricey overall, but I think I can justify it the splurge for myself as I really like how these two are working for me. I’m always hesitant to try overhyped products as I’m often disappointed after they don’t meet the standard set out by everyone, but I feel Gisou is absolutely worth it! I will be purchasing the full size of both the shampoo and conditioner as I’m really interested to see how my hair looks after using both for a while. Have you tried any super hyped beauty brand that actually meets up to the hype? #Cheriepartner
gisou-Honey Infused Conditioner
Model off-duty look ✨ #CheriePartner
Have you ever wondered how do models look so good on AND off the runway? My research tells me the key to that off duty, “I didn’t even try” look is achievable by following these easy steps and keeping it simple 🙌 Let’s start with skin. Models seem to have flawless skin, to achieve that perfected look we just need a glowy base and an even skin tone. For this look I skipped foundation altogether and opted for concealer only, I went in with the DIOR - Forever Skin Correct Concealer this creamy concealer gives full coverage but a natural finish that is never cakey. I used it to spot conceal and to cover my under-eyes circles. Next is brows, models keep they’re brows defined but feathery. I used Lime Crime - Bushy Brow Precision Pen & ANASTASIA Beverly Hills - Dipbrow Gel I recommend just following the natural shape of you brow and not overdoing it. I used the essence - Sun Club Matt Bronzing Powder to give my cheeks and jaw some definition, and on my eyes as well. Essence makes beautiful powder products, in my opinion. This formula is buttery soft and blends beautifully. I personally prefer products that can be built up since they’re more forgiving, rather than having something super pigmented upon first application because I’ve been guilty of going overboard. It has a coconut-y scent but it’s very faint, tho I’d steer clear if you’re sensitive to fragrance. You can find this for $4.99 at Ulta! For blush I went in with the essence - Satin Touch Blush in ‘Satin Coral’ for a subtle touch of color and essence - Pure Nude Highlighter which is probably my favorite powder highlighter ever. Since I used all powders for my makeup today I decided to give the e.l.f. - Elf+ Glow Dewy Mist a try! I picked this up recently and wow, I’m actually very impressed with the mist itself but the packaging is not the best ☹️ the nozzle just kind of spits out the mist and leaves big droplets on the skin which could potentially ruin all your work. BUT, let’s talk about the product inside because I think it’s really good! This mist is formulated with coconut water, hyaluronic acid and argan oil as key ingredients, all amazing ingredients for hydrated, dewy skin. It’s kinda milky in texture and feels very refreshing, helps powders melt beautifully on skin but I wish it was more of a fine mist. Lastly, for lips I went in with the CALEY COSMETICS - Beach Babe Natural Lips in ‘Nude’ which is very close to my natural lip shade, added some Glossier. - Balm Dotcom in Cherry since it has a subtle red tint and I think a subtle lip is key here. I topped it all off with the Glossier. - Glossier. Lip Gloss in Red. Love this gloss, it isn’t goopy or heavy, and the shine lasts long. And that’s it! Lmk if you have any tricks to looking effortless below!
Skincare from around the world: Japan edition 🍑
The first time I purchased the BCL - Momo Puri Lotion Moist I was actually on holiday in Tokyo; I was just browsing through the aisles of a Don Quijote store in Shibuya and the beautiful peachy packaging caught my eye immediately. The term ‘Lotion’ in the bottle also had me intrigued. Lotion in Japan is apparently the equivalent to toner. It’s main purpose is to prep and prime skin for the rest of your skincare. They can have a watery consistency or be milkier, yet still light. This lotion/toner in particular contains lactic acid and peach ceramides for plump, healthy skin. It’s one of the best purchases I made while in Japan. I have combination skin that tends to get very dehydrated and this works wonderfully for me. Being so watery, it absorbs super quickly and feels very fresh and hydrating. I love layering light, moisturizing products and this is perfect to do just that! It has a faint smell of peaches but the scent dissipates after a few minutes. I was so pleased to find my local Mitsuwa Market now carries more products from the MomoPuri line! I had to purchase these BCL - Momo Puri Jelly Mask as soon as I saw them! I feel if you’re familiar with sheet masks you’ll like jelly masks. Just like the lotion, these also contain lactic acid and peach ceramides as key ingredients. A treat for dull skin! They’re super refreshing and leave my skin looking super dewy and moisturized. There’s a lot of essence in one packet, enough to use on the neck and cleavage too. I like to use this when I have to indulge in a longer PM skincare routine, after going in with toner and before applying moisturizer! #CheriePartner
BCL-Momo Puri Jelly Mask
Is CBD in skincare worth the buzz? 🌿
CBD, short for cannabidiol, has gained so much popularity as a a beauty ingredient over the past couple of years. Studies have found CBD to be a powerful antioxidant and have anti-inflammatory properties. However, I think it’s worth noting that compared to other ingredients like vitamin C or retinol the studies on CBD and it’s properties and effects on beauty products is barely getting up on its feet. And with so many brands jumping on the CBD bandwagon, I believe it’s important we do our research first. Some studies also suggest CBD might help acne-prone skin being an anti-inflammatory, rosacea due to its skin calming properties and being an antioxidant could prevent wrinkles and dullness. I get mild rosacea from time to time when the weather is super dry, it’s something I’ve been struggling with lately and I’m looking into CBD as a potential ingredient to treat it! Also for reference is I have combination skin that tends to get very dehydrated. Here are three products with CBD as a key ingredient I’ve been using lately and my experience ☺️ (pls keep in mind there are just my experiences with these products and my opinions) 🌱 CANNUKA - Moisturizing Skin Balm I’ve already shared this balm and my first impressions, it claims to work for all skin-types and help calm extremely dry skin. I’ve only used it on my body so far and it’s amazing! It warms on contact and I love the balmy texture, it’s not sticky and I really like how it creates a “barrier” on my skin. The ingredient list is lovely with hemp seed oil, rose hip oil, Manuka honey and of course, CBD as star ingredients. At $54 is a pricey one, but worth it, i my my opinion. 🌱 CANNUKA - Purifying Gel Balm Cleanser this cleanser claims to thoroughly cleanse without stripping skin of its natural oils. There’s nothing I despise more than a stripping cleanser. Happy to report this is lovely! It’s light in texture, but leaves my skin feeling hydrated and supple. It’s supposed to remove makeup on its own but i personally use it as a second cleanse, so I can’t attest to that yet. It lathers beautifully, but it’s not frothy. 10/10 would repurchase and might even get a backup soon. 🌱 radiant labs - Plushed Hydrating Radiance Stick For Lips last but not least, I’ve been using this lip balm every night for the past couple of days and I’m really enjoying it. It smells amazing and feels super plush and moisturizing! The name is spot on. Now this one lists CBD as the last ingredient, so maybe the moisture comes from the apricot kernel oil and coconut oil, but it’s still nice nonetheless and for $10 I have no complains. Have you tried any beauty products with CBD? Do you think is worth the hype? #CherieCreator #CheriePartner
CANNUKA-Moisturizing Skin Balm
Is maskne terrorizing you, too? 💥
Breaking out is normal, my skin tends to break out when I’m stressed or on my period, but now it seems like a lot of us are also being haunted by maskne. Having to wear a mask for prolonged hours combined with humidity and bacteria is proving to be a recipe for disaster. Here are three products my husband and I have been using to treat and keep maskne at bay! 🧴 cocokind - Turmeric tonic this is a personal favorite! This tonic is virtually invisible on skin thanks to its watery texture and fast absorption. Not only does it works to treat active breakouts but also as a post-acne treatment for scarring. Turmeric acts as a natural anti inflammatory, while tea tree oil works to purify and decongest skin. It also contain broccoli seed oil to keep skin moisturized while it fights acne. 🧴ROSEN SKINCARE - Break-Out this is my husband’s favorite. He struggles with cystic acne and this alcohol-free spot treatment helps him get rid of pimples fast. This one is best to use overnight as it’s more of a paste type of product. It doesn’t seem to irritate my boo’s skin and he notices a significant difference in the size and redness of his spots overnight. 🧴 STARFACE - Hydro-Stars by now I think we’re all familiar with pimple patches. My personal favorite are the Peripera kitten spot care patch, those are practically invisible and work so well, but these little stickers are both cute and effective. Pimple patches are made with hydrocolloid, a substance that helps flatten pimples by absorbing bacteria and fluid. These work just like your regular hydrocolloid pimple patches, but are way cuter. And the shape and color also keeps me from touching my face! #CheriePartner #CherieCreator
ROSEN SKINCARE -Break-Out
Look well-rested and glowy in 10 minutes! ✨
Okay so, I woke up at 2:00 am to watch my boys (BTS) perform live and although I had a great time and loved watching them on stage my face shows I got like 4 hours of sleep, so I thought this is the perfect time to show how to look like you actually got a healthy 8 hrs of sleep and looking fresh 😌 Let’s start with skin, I went with one of my favorite products to bring back light to my face. The ohii - Wake Up Pen reminds me of the infamous YSL Touché éclat, but it’s of course not as esspensive 😇 this universal highlight can be used as an eye brightened and on the high points of the face as good ol’ highlighter. It’s vegan, and perfect to fake that fresh-faced look I adore. After applying that I went in with my one and only DIOR - Forever Skin Correct Concealer I’ve raced about this so much, y’all know I love this. Next I used the ohii - Cheek Smudge in Flush to fake a rosy glow. This dewy blush is perfect to add glow and color to the cheeks. Flush is a soft rose pink that I think looks really cute on my yellow/neutral undertone. I love that this is very easy to build up, it doesn’t move my foundation or concealer and it looks super glowy and fresh. I also used the KALEIDO COSMETICS - Glow Balm - Lip & Cheek Jelly in watermelon on the high points of my cheeks to add more dewiness, I have swatches of this on another post if you wanna check it out! I did my brows with my favorite pen, the Lime Crime - Bushy Brow Precision Pen its the best brow pen I’ve tried, super easy to use! And also used the ANASTASIA Beverly Hills - Clear Brow Gel I’m honestly not such a huge fan of this brow gel but I couldn’t find my Elf wow brow so I went with this. It leaves my brows looking too stiff for my taste. For mascara I used another favorite, the wet n wild - Mega Length Mascara this is such a lovely everyday mascara. It lengthens and lifts lashes beautifully, I have the waterproof version and it doesn’t smudge on me or flakes. It’s one of the best mascara I’ve used ever. And it’s less than $5. I also used my peripera - Ink Pocket Shadow Palette I cant recall the name of this quad right now, and it’s only written in Korean, but I used the bottom right shadow. Lastly, for lips I used the Kosas - Wet Lip Oil Gloss I like this because it looks really pretty on, it feels very conditioning and long lasting and I really love the scent. It smells like orange bread with vanilla icing to me, and it reminds me of my childhood so maybe it’s just the nostalgia factor that does it for me. I do think, however, that is a bit pricey for the amount of product you get. Kosas reasoning for this is that this is a lip treatment and a ‘gloss’ second, but I’ve found a similar product that is like $10 cheaper and performs about the same. And that’s that! #CheriePartner
Lime Crime-Bushy Brow Precision Pen
Super cute kawaii instagram filter!
Everyone wants to look like an instagram filter. Many of us spend so much time playing with them! It’s so fun! So why don’t we become one? I have very pale skin, so I really love when a filter makes me look blushed and cute. This filter is one of my favorites, and the one I’m going to teach you how to recreate The good thing of this look is that you don’t need much. Let’s start, first of all we are going to prep our face. I use moisturizer and a primer. Then we apply foundation, concealer and contour. Our base is ready! Grab a very pink blush and apply it all over you face, specifically under your eyes and on the bridge of your nose. This will give the exaggerated impression of someone blushing. With a brown eyeliner, you are going to draw the shape of a band aid on your nose. (Tip: if you don’t know how to do it you can put an actual band aid on your nose and just follow the shape with the eyeliner). With a darker shade of pink, color the “band aid” Add the broken hearts with a black eyeliner and some more details like the little dots in the band aid. Lastly, add many many freckles using a contour stick and a bobby pin. Do your brows, add a very pink lipstick and there you have it. A super cute kawaii instagram filter.
Pink passion & @sadiashariffx0 did not shy away from the shade JEEPIN #rwthcollection #Noscosdoll #nostalgiacosmetics NOSTALGIA COSMETICS - NOSTALGIA COSMETICS Loose Eyeshadow Pigment
NOSTALGIA COSMETICS-NOSTALGIA COSMETICS Loose Eyeshadow Pigment
graphic liner on a budget! 💕
one of the biggest trends this year in the beauty community is graphic liner! i get so many questions about which liners i use, and so today i’d like to introduce these glamvicecosmetics liners! GLAM VICE - UV Pastel Retro Liner 💘 they’re $8 each, these liners in the pictures above are a part of their pastel liner collection! i use glamvice’s 001 liner brush, dip the brush into some water, and swirl the brush around in inside the eyeliner pot order to use the liner any way i want! when using multiple shades in one look, you can clean your brush with some water and move on to the next color! 🍓 all the liners show up pigmented and true to color and run smoothly along the skin! once dry they do not budge or crack, allowing for all day wearability. ✨ i recommend not layering the liners, one or two swipes in order to create shapes and lines is enough, if you layer the liners they are more likely to peel and look wrinkled! 🥰 not only does glamvice have a wide variety of colors, beyond just these pastels above (including uv neons), they are AFFORDABLE! if you’re looking to start with graphic liner but haven’t been able to find a dupe for higher end brands, consider buying from this small business and creating your own graphic liner looks with these! GLAM VICE - Liner Brush 001
GLAM VICE- UV Pastel Retro Liner
French twist ✨yes or no?
French twist ✨yes or no? Super easy and quick to do 🥰let me tell you that I struggle a little bit because I do have thick hair and my head looks huge if I don’t tight the twist enough 😅 but if you have less hair that mine that won’t be an issue and it will look amazing 😘/
RANDOM REVIEW: SweatBlock Antiperspirant Wipes
Alright guys, this is a random one but if you struggle with excessive sweating, you NEED this product in your life!! SWEAT BLOCK - Clinical Strength Antiperspirant Wipes A little honesty post here, I have struggled with Hyperhidrosis and excessive sweating for years. I could never wear any tight shirts or lift my arms in embarrassment. I was looking for ANYTHING to help. With over 8 thousand reviews on Amazon, I wanted to try this product and it has completely changed my underarms!! What it is: - antiperspirant wipes that helps stop excessive underarm sweat - each box comes with 10 wipes and it lasts up to 7 days. I typically use it once a week and it works great for me! How to use it: - Apply at bedtime!! - Apply to clean, dry, underarms (DO NOT RUB) - Allow to dry then go to bed How long did it take to see any results? - it took about 2 weeks (using the wipes twice) to see any real results, but once I did it was very NOTICEABLE. I was sweating less, less embarrassing stains, I honestly couldn’t believe it. So now I use the product once a week or I even can go every two weeks. Listen to your body and you will notice a difference. If results aren’t achieved at first, apply nightly until its successful. When I say I’ve seen a MONUMENTAL shift in my underarm sweat. Again, I know this was a random share but I felt so moved by it that I wanted to share it with you guys!! LOVE IT ♥️
SWEAT BLOCK-Clinical Strength Antiperspirant Wipes