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Gifted by Bobbi Brown - honest review ahead. Let’s begin by saying I’m incredibly grateful to have found this foundation! I’ve been working from home and do a full face of makeup each day for my Zoom calls. This foundation was even better than I expected and it’s also my first Bobbi Brown foundation BOBBI BROWN - Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation SPF 15 ! I got shade Warm Sand (W-036) and it matched just right. I have oily combination skin so I tend to stick with Matte foundations. As an added bonus this foundation has SPF 15! It’s super lightweight and easy to build on and I wear it for about 13 hours (7:00 am - 8:00pm ish) and let me tell you this foundation stays in place. As a side note, I do prime, use setting powder, and setting spray. Once you have it on you forget you have makeup on - it’s that good and I feel like my skin is able to breath. I 100% recommend you try this foundation out for yourself! P.S. I too struggle picking a perfect shade online but the Shade Finder on Bobbi Brown’s website is very handy!
BOBBI BROWN-Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation SPF 15
Best Day 🌞& Night🌛 Moisturizer
Hello lovies! I’m back with my 2/2 review on Clarisma Beauty. Please check out my first review featuring the Malibu Blush Gentle Exfoliating Scrub! As a quick reminder Clarisma Beauty is a clean beauty for all skincare line. Created in California with plant based ingredients, non-toxic, cruelty free, PETA certified, and vegan! This CLARISMA - Cali Dreaming Cream Daily Moisturizer which retails for $16.99 (49ml/1.65 fl oz) and was kindly gifted by the brand. This moisturizer smells delicious which goes great with scrub scent! It’s a white semi/thick consistency however it rubs into the face very easily and leaves the face feeling so moisturized. FYI the moisturizer contains papaya and pineapple 🍍 enzymes! It’s great for both day and night and is great for evening out the skin’s texture and creating a gorgeous glow. As I mentioned before since it apples so nicely to the skin without shiny residue it can also be used as a primer for makeup. I myself haven’t tried it out as a primer yet since I’m not wearing much foundation while working from home but I imagine it will be amazing! Key benefits of this moisturizer include moisturizes, rejuvenates skin’s texture, absorbs quickly, and create a natural matte finish. Key ingredients include neem oil, kokum butter, bambusa arundinacea stem extract, and willow herb. I’ve been using it for the last month and it’s perfect for my oily combination skin and for dealing with the increasing cold temperature in the east coast. If you ever deal with winter dry skin, then this is the moisturizer for you! It’s less than $20 and be found at Ulta or Clarisma’s page! Check them out and I hope you love their products as much as I do 🤗.
CLARISMA-Cali Dreaming Cream Daily Moisturizer
The Best Clean Beauty Exfoliator for $9.00
You guys I’m back! And I am bringing to you some serious knowledge about the the lovely and wonderful brand, Clarisma Beauty! This will be a two part review since I was kindly gifted two terrific beauty products! For some background knowledge, Clarisma Beauty was created by a mother-daughter duo in California, USA 🌞. It’s a clean beauty, cruelty free, non-toxic, vegan, sulfate free, paraban free, and no synthetic fragrance line! Plus is great for all skin types, ages, and ethnicities! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 This line can be found on Clarisma’s page or at your local Ulta! The first product I will be reviewing is CLARISMA - Malibu Blush Exfoliating Scrub which retails for only $8.99 (60mL/ 2fl oz). Let’s begin with the amazing smell of the exfoliator - think passion fruit drinks while watching the sunset at the beach 😊. I later found out it’s the luffa and pineapple 🍍 fruit that make it smell amazing. It’s also a fun shade of burgundy red making it fun to use! This exfoliator removes dead surface cells, smoothes and conditions skin, reveals a healthy glow, leaves skin soft and supple, and preps skin to receive moisturizer! The key ingredient of delicate coral luffa; is the exfoliating particle and the pineapple enzyme assist in brightening the skin. I’ve been using my exfoliator for the last month and I use it once or twice a week, you can use it 2-4x a week for a glow. The best part is that it helps deal with maskne, which is why even my mom is fan of the product! She borrowed it and now I don’t think I’ll be getting it back! I 100% recommend the Clarisma Brand for some affordable clean beauty items to add to your skincare routine! Check them out and I promise you will no regret it 🥳.
CLARISMA-Malibu Blush Exfoliating Scrub
How to Thin Out Nail Polish 💅🏼with ONE product
Hello y’all I’m back with an easy nail polish trick to save you money and of course the duration of your favorite nail color! Of course y’all have seen my number one soft pink color OPI - Hello Kitty Nail Lacquer Collection in shade Let’s be Friends! Well since I’ve been using it basically every other week since March my bottle is close to the bottle half 😳. And it’s also become thick and hard to work with! Alas, I had to find a way to prolong the life of my color and guess what I found one using things I already had in my house! First things first, find that one color you love and have not thrown away because you just can’t say goodbye to it! Once you have that look for some acetone and a dropper if you have one! I use the SuperNail - SuperNail Pure Acetone Polish Remover from Amazon (8fl oz - $6.54) and a dropper from some old Target medicine I took in the past. Next, pour some acetone into the cap of the bottle and pull of a few drops of liquid using your dropper. You only need 1-2 drops of acetone (since it’s super strong) and then drop them into the Polish. Here’s another trick: flip the bottle upside down and roll it between your hands do distribute acetone evenly throughout the nail polish bottle. Roll for 30-45 seconds and twist open your bottle to see the instance difference in consistency. You can see that in the before picture it was thick and didn’t pick up that much product, but in the after the product is officially thinned out and picks up easier with the brush! Now you are ready to be a stunner with your beautiful nails and glam self. Don’t throw away colors once they’re thick and chunky, you can most definitely save the color until there is no more color. Remember to not over due it with the acetone! I hope this trick helps you out like it helped me with this lovely color of mine! Eventually, I will pick up a new bottle but for now I’m making it work until I can’t no more. #CheriePartner
OPI-Hello Kitty Nail Lacquer Collection
Easy Spiderweb 🕸🕷 Nails for Halloween 🎃
Alrighty y’all we are less than 10 days away from spooky Halloween 🎃! It’s a different time for sure and we are all celebrating in a different way this year! However, one thing that does not need to change is our spooky season nails 🧡. Let me start my saying I’m a simple nail type of gal! I like one same color on all of my nails and a nice shiny top coat. And I personally enjoy a mid square nail look. This is also my first attempt at this spider web nail look so please be kind 🕸! My inspiration for the spiderweb was a post made by Ulta yesterday! It looked super cute and the artist has many different patterns and images on each nail. I personally thought I could tackle the spiderweb 😅! Well y’all here’s my attempt at the look and I must say for my first ever Halloween nail look, I’m actually very satisfied with it! I don’t personally own a solid black or white colored nail polish (shocker, right)! So I opted for a dark burgundy background nail color specifically the Sally Hansen - Miracle Gel Donut Shop Collection in shade Wine Stock and a light teal as my spiderweb color. It looks very nice together - no need to go out and buy colors! Number one tip: use the colors you have and make it your own! This Sally Hansen shade is stunning and lasts a really long time so win win! First step was painting all of my nails using the shade Wine Stock. Three coats was for me to achieve the right dark shade. I let it dry for 10 mins and then I used for the first time ever my #Icing - Interchange Nail Art Brush Set[products]#[FiveStars] that I got years ago as a gift! This kit brought two handles with six brush heads ranging from thin to thicker (see picture for reference). I chose to use a mid brush to achieve the spiderweb design! I’m sure you can find a similar kit on amazon! I started creating one vertical line from bottom to a little past midway. Then I started fanning out the lines by creating two more lines on each side of the middle line. Trust me please use the picture as a reference because that’s what I was doing for every line! Once the vertical lines are done, we move to the “curves” of the spiderweb. I chose to go for two “curves” between each “V”. If I messed up. I would go back and cover the mistakes with the Wine Stock shade still using the same brush (FYI clean when changing colors)! Once I was done I went over the nails with a top coat! But there’s more because I thought I could do more and decided to do a “monster” nail next to the spiderweb nail. I’m not too happy with that one but it was an attempt and we are all learning together! Let me know if you attempt this easy Halloween nail look! #CheriePartner
Sally Hansen-Miracle Gel Donut Shop Collection
Skincare Trend - Superfoods 🥬
Skincare trends! Do you follow, skip, or wait for others to give you their honest opinion? Well if you said the latter then I am here to tell you all about this superfood skincare trend and more specifically the kale, green tea, and spinach superfood trend 🥬🥬🥬! The way I found out about this trend was by searching on Instagram and seeing what my fellow beauty bloggers were sharing! For reference, I have oily combo skin with subtle dry patches during the winter season! At the moment my skin is relatively clear with large pores as my main concern. First off is the YOUTH TO THE PEOPLE - Superfood Antioxidant Cleanser ($10.00 - 2 oz). This cleanser is cold-pressed with antioxidants to remove makeup and prevents build up in the pores, while keeping skin’s pH balanced. It’s meant for most skin types (dry, normal, combo, and oily). You can use it in the morning and evening, however I mainly use it in the evening to truly clear my makeup from the day! Unlike other makeup cleansers, you should dampen face and use two pumps of the superfood cleanser. Then add water gradually to get all makeup off from the face! P.S this product comes in a glass bottle making it great for the environment and recycling! Next superfood spotlight features the YOUTH TO THE PEOPLE - Superfood Air-Whip Moisture Cream with kale, spinach, and hyaluronic acid ($48.00 - 2 fl oz). This thick yet lightweight cream is perfect for oily combination skin! It’s full of antioxidants, rich superfoods, and hyaluronic acid! It targets the following concerns: fine lines, wrinkles, dryness, and loss of fitness. The kale is full of vitamins C, E, ana K! The green tea is packed with antioxidants, and HA is a natural hydrator! I like this moisturizer is perfect for my current issues! Like I mentioned before I have oily combination skin and dry spots with the changing weather on the east coast! I’ve been using Youth to the People for a few months and I am excited to share I am a big fan of the products, but they do run on the more expensive side 😕. This is a vegan, cruelty free, and gluten free skincare line! And as far as the skincare trend featuring superfoods, well I am 100% a fan and encourage all to hop on this bandwagon because you will not regret it! Superfoods bring so many benefits to our skin and it would be a shame to not spread the word around for all to hear! #CheriePartner
YOUTH TO THE PEOPLE-Superfood Air-Whip Moisture Cream
💅💅💅What's your nail shape? Find the best shape for your finger!
While a stylish swipe of color adds the perfect finishing touch to beautiful nails, any manicurist will tell you that shape is important. I have rounded nails and I really love them coz I think they enlongate my fingers and make them look slimmer. Considered the base of any good manicure, your nail shape is the foundation for creating fabulous fingers. Check your fingers and choose the best shaped for them! 1. Almond Shaped Nails Almond-shaped nails feature slim sides, which taper towards the end, and a rounded tip. The silhouette naturally suits long and thin nail beds thanks to its elongated shape. Almond nails are also ideal for slenderizing wide fingers to create the appearance of slim hands. On top of that, ladies with short digits will also find this nail shape beneficial thanks to its ability to create the appearance of extra length. Pic2 Credit: malgorzata_jankowska_indigo via Instagram 2. Round Shaped Nails If you want to create the appearance of longer fingers but like to keep your nails short, you should consider opting for a round shape. Round shaped nails, which feature a short length with a naturally curved edge, are perfect for subtly elongating short and wide fingers. Pic 3 Credit：ME！ 3. Square Shaped Nails Square styles are also perfect for shorter nails. Square shaped nails are particularly flattering for those with thin hands and long, slim fingers. If your nail beds are long and narrow, consider asking for a square shape during your next manicure. Pic4 Credit: tonysnail via Instagram 4. Coffin/Ballerina Shaped Nails One of the best shapes for long nail lovers and those with narrow nail beds is the coffin shape. Also known as a ballerina shape, this nail style is named after its silhouette, which resembles both a coffin and ballet slipper. Short and brittle nails may not be able to handle this shape. Alternatively, you can try the look with acrylic nails. Pic5 Credit: philglamournails via Instagram 5. Oval Shaped Nails Thanks to their elongating abilities, oval-shaped nails are ideal for both short and wide nail beds and fingers. The medium to long shape, which ends in a semi-circle, is similar to almond styles except blunter and more delicate in appearance. Pic6 Credit: nogtiinminsk via Instagram Whats your nail shape and what kind of nail style you'd like to try? Share with me!
Are you dealing with butt acne? Read this!
-Hi! Thanks for reading me in advance. ✨- Buttne is a shorthand for butt acne. Which is a very common and uncomfortable skin condition so don’t feel bad about it. 😋 In addition of giving you a very bad bump in your butt it is also very painful and itchy as well. Butt acne is not usually the common acne, is a folliculitis. What is a folliculitis? Well, is a mild infection of the hair follicle that leads to pus pimples or red bumps. This non regular pimple are caused by a combination of your follicles getting blocked and a bacterial infection. Sometimes the causes are very gross, or they can be a “wait, really!?” 😳 If you keep your wet sweaty clothes after you hit the gym, then expect buttne. If you spend long hours sitting down, then this friction and irritation will cause those follicles to get clogged. If your case is wearing undies past their time, which is gross, but totally expect Buttne with this. Do not wear tight-fitting clothes too much either! This traps sweat and oil against your skin, which... you know what can happen. Let’s say you have these, well there is not problem with it. We got the solution! 😗 I suggest you to try these at home options to help your peach look better. 🙊 Try a salicylic acid body wash. This will help you to unclogged those pores by exfoliating your skin. You can also try to target your butt with a benzoyl peroxide body wash. This is very effective to treat acne and folliculitis because of its antimicrobial ingredients. You can also bright up acne marks with glycolic acid. Try to moisturize your butt with a lactic acid lotion whenever you get the chance. Don’t feel scare, this won’t clog your pores. If you shave, try to shave the right way. Don’t go against the grain of your hair. If these solutions or any other don’t work. Then a consultation with a dermatologist will help you more. :) I useful tip is to leave the acne medication sit on your skin for 8-10 minutes. This way it can penetrate the skin before washing it off. Maybe put the product before you step on the shower, shampoo your hair, condition your hair, maybe shave, sing some songs. And then wash it off :) Some good products for Buttne: PanOxyl - Acne Foaming Wash Benzoyl Peroxide 10% Maximum Strength Neutrogena - Rapid Clear Stubborn Acne Cream Cleanser PETER THOMAS ROTH - Max Complexion Salicylic Acid Pore Refining Pads skinfix - Resurface+ Glycolic Renewing Scrub Amlactin - Daily Moisturizing Body Lotion I hope this little info helps you out! Let me know if you try them, and which one worked for you! :) There is not shame on having Buttne. I myself have experience this and is totally normal! Enjoy your day! 🥰
PanOxyl-Acne Foaming Wash Benzoyl Peroxide 10% Maximum Strength
😘Thanks to this babe, hair loss didn't bother me anymore...
Girls may commonly have the problem of hair fall. I am one of you. I was preparing for an important exam three months ago. Lasting intensive learning and stress caused my hair to fall out more than usual. I was so scared of hair loss because my hair was thin and fragile and I really wanted to add volume to my hair. By the way, my hair is straight. As we know, hair volume for straight hair is very important because it directly affect our style. So I always prefer those hair products that can limit the fall of hair. It is normal to shed a certain amount of hair every day. But if hair falls out in more significant amounts than usual, it can cause distress and worry. There are several causes for hair loss. It can be the result of heredity, hormonal changes, medical conditions or a normal part of aging. Nutritional deficiencies can also cause hair to fall out, such as lack of protein and vitamin. In addition to maintaining good health of your body, you can use a volumizing shampoo or products designed for fine hair. For girls who want to strengthen your hair, I highly recommend the densifying shampoo from L’Occitane. After a period of use, I find this shampoo very gentle and leaves my hair soft and fuller. It also gives my hair strength and body, and controlled my hair fall. This shampoo is suitable for daily use. It never feels harsh on hair. After I used it a few times, my hair loss was significantly improved. As its official description said, this shampoo is ideal for fine, fragile and thinning hair. this silicone-free shampoo made with five invigorating essential oils (Rosemary, Cypress, Ylang Ylang, Juniper, Cedar) and strengthening amino acids helps strengthen the hair making it more resistant and less prone to falling out due to breakage. Due to its adequate essential oil and herbal fragrance, this shampoo smells good and fresh. It is easy to use. Just pour a small amount of shampoo and apply to your hair and scalp. Then gently massage your scalp with your fingertips for minutes and rinse your hair. Hope my review can help you guys! If you have any questions, feel free to tell me below!
Finally! No more hair losses
To all my thin hair girls! Check these two things out that saves my hair loss is an amazing way! I’ve tried these for about two months and absolutely love love them! THE BODY SHOP - Ginger Scalp Care Shampoo I wasn’t too expect for this shampoo from the Body shop at the beginning. I was looking for something natural and more organic. I did see a few reviews on it from Instagram so I want to give it a try. It is sulfate free. It lathers nicely when you wash your hair it enhances silkiness. This is always something I’m looking for especially these two years. I do notices that my hair was not as glowing as before because of too many chemical damaging i did to my hair like coloring. Our hair get stropped once we put chemical treatment on. This is also why it is important to look for haircare products that is hydrating and moisturizing in order to retain length in hair that is nor breaking off or shedding. I found this shampoo does a great job at improving elasticity and reduces breakages. I do feel my get get stronger and probably that is one of the reasons that I have less hair losses as well. Next comes to this treatment from The ordinary. The Ordinary - Multi-Peptide Serum for Hair Density This serum has very light textures and feels comfortable when you put it on. I normally apply a few drops before going the sleep, to clean, dry scalp. I would also massage into scalp thoroughly for blood circulation and let the product evenly applied. The technologies present in this formula is to prevent hair loss, breakage and promote thick hair growth. I notice that after a few weeks of trying this product, my new growth is a lot more manageable. It does promote healthy hair growth because of the special formulation that they use in many of their hair vitamins. I have noticed that when I use their products, my hair do look healthier and it does feel a lot stronger.
THE BODY SHOP-Ginger Scalp Care Shampoo
Products For Hair Growth That Actually Work
Hair loss is more common than you think and can happen to anyone. But the good news is there are viable solutions, starting with topical growth treatments. Hum Nutrition Hair Sweet Hair Gummies I love and swear by countless products from Hum Nutrition, but these hair-boosting gummies are by far my fave, my hair has never looked so thick or grown so fast. Maxsoft Hair Scalp Massager Shampoo Brush Almost every dermatologist I've ever chatted with about hair health has told me that scalp massage is one of the best things you can do to stimulate hair follicles for increased growth. This adorable, ultra-soft massaging shampoo brush is just the antidote you need. SheaMoisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Shampoo Many experts recommend castor oil to aid lash and eyebrow growth. This shampoo cleanses the scalp without drying it out like harsh chemicals can do. You’ll get a powerful shampoo without compromising moisture. The Roots Naturelle Virgin Hair Fertilizer Conditioning Treatment Ideal for African American hair types, this deep conditioner is meant to heal hair that's been damaged due to braiding, heat, and chemicals. Essy Hair Growth Oil With all-natural and pure ingredients, this is one of the most beloved growth-promoting hair products on Amazon's market. The formula includes castor oil, caffeine, rosemary oil, and biotin to infuse both scalp and strands with essential omega-6 fatty acids, minerals, proteins, and vitamin E. All these products work wonders could be purchased from Amazon.
Skin Success Story • Peter
Hello, this is my boyfriend, Peter! Skin Type🌿 • Fair • Combination Skin Concerns🌿 • Acne • Dark Circles • Dryness/Oiliness • Black Heads What these pictures are🌿 •So for about a year, I have worked to find a routine for Pete. He had acne mainly on his cheeks and running up towards his temples, and it was looking like he might start getting some acne scars. Furthermore, his skin likes to switch between dry and oily. Eg: sometimes his cheeks will be in dire need of hydration, but his forehead was super oily etc. He struggled for about 2-3 years with his acne. He tried Curology, Neutrogena, Clean & Clear, Proactive, etc. He also tried dermatologist recommended products. None of which worked for him in the long term. •The first picture is one of the earliest pictures we have together, and right as we just started treating his acne. By the second to last, and last picture we had been clearing it up for about a year. I added both of these, despite them being at the same time, so you can see different angles of his face! How we’ve treated it🌿 • Pete uses the Best Face Forward cleanser at least once a day FORMULA 10.0.6 - Best Face Forward Daily Foaming Cleanser • He uses it with the Clarisonic Mia Men. While this Clarisonic seems to be working well for him, the brush head is much smaller than the regular Mia head. This sometimes causes product to fall past the bristles and not be much use. I was wondering why they made a whole brush “for men!” because that’s almost always overdone it seems, but guys do tend to have tougher skin, and this brush really seems to work for that and take that into account. clarisonic - Mia Men Facial Cleansing Skincare Device with Charcoal Brush Head • Every other day he uses the One Smooth Operator Scrub to get rid of dead skin and buff out acne. This helps especially when his skin goes towards the dry side. FORMULA 10.0.6 - One Smooth Operator Pore Clearing Face Scrub • At least once a month I’ll do acne extractions on him. We use this BESTOPE kit from amazon. We have two of these kits, and they really come in handy. You have to be careful doing this of course, but they were the turning point in his skincare. BESTOPE - Blackhead remover tool kit • Every night, Peter uses this deep pore cleanser. It tends to sting especially on acne spots, so bear that in mind if you have sensitive skin. We also use this right after acne extractions. FORMULA 10.0.6 - So Totally Clean Deep Pore Cleanser • Finally, we use an array of 10.0.6 face masks as needed! These I’ll be reviewing one by one, and you can check my old posts, as I’ve reviewed our favorites first! Note🌿 If you have any questions please let me know! I hope this routine was helpful, and I would love to hear if y’all have tried any of these! 🥰
FORMULA 10.0.6-Best Face Forward Daily Foaming Cleanser