Is this $50 water cream worth it? 🧐
Let me begin by saying I got a free sample from Kiehls almost a year ago, lost the sample, and recently found it again in my travel bag 😅. Now let’s talk about Kiehl's - Calendula Serum-Infused Water Cream
Combination skin moisturizers
Face creams for uneven texture
Beauty products for uneven skin texture
Creams for oily skin
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September Empties: mini edition!
Today I’m doing mini Monday a little different! I used up a ton of products in the month of September, including lots of mini’s while traveling. So today I’m featuring my thoughts on the mini’s I finished. Stay tuned for my full size empties tomorrow! ✨ . . 🤷🏽♀️ voir - Sunrise Rituals: Signature Shampoo voir - Sunset Rituals: Signature Conditioner : Nice but I have long hair and it’s really hard to tell my thoughts with a tiny packet! But it did smell amazing. . 👎🏼 ORIGINS - High-Potency Night-a-Mins Mineral-Enriched Oil-Free Renewal Cream : this is a nice thick moisturizer for night time. But I can’t get past the smell. It reminds me of some bad fruity drink I had in college 😂😬 . 👎🏼Kiehl's - Calendula Serum-Infused Water Cream : this is just way too light weight and not moisturizing enough for my skin type. You might like this if you’re oily. . ❤️ philosophy - Purity Made Simple 3-in-1 Shower, Bath & Shave Gel : yess this is the lemon custard and it smells soo good! . 👎🏼 DRUNK ELEPHANT - Umbra Tinte Physical Daily Defense Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 30 : this is SO greasy I can’t stand it. . 🤷🏽♀️ DRUNK ELEPHANT - Protini Polypeptide Cream : I don’t get the hype behind this. It’s also too greasy for me. And I’m not supporting DE right now. . 🤷🏽♀️ Milk MAKEUP - Kush Lip Balm : I like it! But not extremely long lasting. It did melt and get messy though. Would maybe repurchase on sale. . 🤷🏽♀️ NARS - Climax Mascara : nice for volume but it dried out quickly and flaked a lot. . ❤️ CLINIQUE - Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm : yes really enjoyed this. Would get on sale. Probably will save this little tub to put some balm from my full sizes in for future travel! . ❤️ REDKEN - One United Multi-Benefit Treatment Spray : yes a solid leave in conditioner!
🍒Cherie Made Me Buy It! Pt. 3🍒
🍒 I have combination skin so my t-zone is in the range of normal to oily skin and I have dry skin on my cheeks. My skin tone is warm ivory with a slight reddish discoloration in my cheeks I also have some freckles (sun spots) across my cheeks and my nose bridge (which bother me!). I also have very sensitive skin so I am alwyas cautious with new products or else my skin will becom super red and peel! 🍒I wanted to try out a new moisturizer since the moisturizer I was using was almost out. So as I was browsing through Cherie, saw a post by @AmazingStellaabout Kiehls products. After reading her review on the Kiehl's - Calendula Serum-Infused Water Cream I became interested and started doing my research. She did mention that she has oily skin so I wasn’t sure if this product would be good for me. After a few readings about ingredients and product claims I was super interested and... bought the product. This was truly a splurge for me since it was $50🙈 🍒This product is paraben free and includes some amazing ingredients that convinced me to impulse buy it. Hydrating ingredients include propylene glycol, panthenol, glycerin, and of course, calendula flower extract. It also has a really pleasant citrus scent that made me love it at first smell? The scent is super refreshing and light which I love! The citric acid, lemon peel oil, and citrus limon peel extract all contributed to the nice scent and exfoliating aspect of the product. Not to mention, these ingredients are also anti inflammatory and anti oxidants! It also includes as orbit acid which contributes to brightening and anti-aging! The only thing that I didn’t like about this product was the inclusion of dimethicone and sodium chloride since both of these are actually comedogenic. 🍒I absolutely love the texture of this product. Right when I lifted the lid, I was met with a beautiful smooth and bouncy gel like water cream. And if you know me, I’m a sucker for water creams and gel like textures. After applying this, my skin looks so dewy and plump. It glides onto my skin effortlessly and doesn’t leave a tacky feel since my skin absorbs it so fast (probs because I have hella dry skin). 🍒I did read that some people had allergic reactions to this product or that it clogged up their pores. This thankfully didn’t happen to my skin but I 100% recommend you to check out the ingredients for potential known allergens. And if you can get your hand on a sample size for free, do it. It’s pretty pricey for something that might cause a reaction. So make sure to test it on your inner arm if you do get a hold of the sample first. Don’t be like me and impulse buy. #cheriepaetner
In Harmony in Winter with this origins face cream ❄️♥️✨ This is my “rescue” cream. Whenever I feel like my skin needs a little more TLC, I use this. I have also decided to use this cream every morning during the wintertimes so I can keep my skin hydrated! When I first purchased this, I was a little scared to use it tbh. It does have quite a rich texture and I was really scared that I would break out but I didn’t! My skin felt fantastic! It is a soft cream, so I guess that would sort of make this a light rich cream if that makes sense. It has a whipped cream like texture and it is made for combo and oily skin. I am almost done with the jar. I really do love this cream. There are two different Three Part Harmony creams one is the soft cream and the nourishing cream. If you are prone to breakouts or have combo/oily skin try the soft cream like the one above!
ORIGINS-Three Part Harmony Soft Cream for Renewal, Repair and Radiance
I've heard so many good things about the benton cacao mild and moist cream.This was a surprisingly light cream; I was expecting something more buttery because of the cacao butter. It's kind of a watery white cream, richer than a gel cream but definitely light on the skin. It creates a very light protective film over the skin that feels light and fresh.I really enjoyed the feeling of this cream, but unfortunately it wasn't moisturizing enough for me overnight. I do think I could use it as a day cream though if I use a pretty moisturizing sunscreen. I think this is great for oily to normal skin types but you'll need something a bit richer (or add a sleeping pack) if you have dry or very dehydrated skin.
Benton-Cacao Moist and Mild Cream
⭐️ K Beauty Product ⭐️
So we have all heard of Korean Skin care by now. Today I’ll be talking about the Ceramidin Cream by Dr Jart . ⭐️Function⭐️ A moisturizing cream full of ceramides made to strengthen the skin barrier and shield from water and moisture loss. ⭐️Target / Concerns ⭐️ it’s made for normal to Dry Skin , claims to help with firmness and elasticity. ⭐️Texture /Consistency ⭐️ this is a thick cream , yellowish in color . My opinion I have Oily skin so this is definitely not for me . It’s just too much and heavy . It’s not something targeted towards my skin type . However after using a product that left my skin flaky and irritated I remember I had this and used it and it helped my skin tremendously . I got this in a set with the Cicapair Color Correcting treatment which I do use . Otherwise I would have not gone out on my own to buy this . That’s the great thing about sets . You get to try other products . This product is currently $48 at Sephora . I guess if you have issues with irritated and flaky skin this could be a life saver for you . I would recommend giving it a try . Dr. Jart+ - Ceramidin Cream
Dr. Jart+-Ceramidin Cream
One of my fav products from glow recipe!
The glow recipe watermelon pink juice oil free moisturizer is a brightening lightweight moisturizer, formulated with watermelon extract, hyaluronic acid, and botanicals to boost radiance and glow! It’s great for oily, dry, combo, and normal skin types. It can be solutions for dryness, redness, fine lines, and wrinkles. It is great for oil control as well! The texture of this is a very lightweight gel that is so cooling on your skin. I really enjoy using this moisturizer in the morning because it doesn’t leave my skin feeling oily or greasy and it soaks right in. It smells just like fresh watermelons which I love! I have used this for about 6 months from a friend recommending it to me! It is very hydrating and didn’t break me out. I saw great results in my skins glow throughout the day! I would for sure recommend this to anyone looking for an amazing day moisturizer that really gives your skin the hydration it needs! It is really worth purchasing for $39 for 2oz or $21 for .85oz! 🍉🍀GLOW RECIPE - Watermelon Glow Pink Juice Moisturizer
GLOW RECIPE-Watermelon Glow Pink Juice Moisturizer
Benton Tea Tree Mist 80mL To be honest, this is the second mist I’ve ever tried and owned and I was really impressed by it. I always have this on the side of my table while working and I’d use it anytime I feel like I needed to freshen up. There are days where I’d use this as my toner, before and after I put on my makeup and I super love how light it feels on the face and boy, this works on other parts of my body like my neck and chest. It contains natural ingients that can soothe and hydrate the . Two of those are Tea Tree Leaf Water and Sodium Hyaluronate.💚💦 I really like the packaging of their Tea Tree Mist, I never got to try the previous one but I’m pretty sure this one’s better! Aside from it being bigger, it’s very sealed which gave me a hard time transferring it to decant bottle. Our finger muscles were put to the test haha! It also spreads evenly which means you don’t have to worry about spreading it out. It’s almost as long as an iPhone 8 plus which can be convenient to carry if you have a bag that can fit both. For the scent, most of the time I don’t smell anything which is surprising knowing it’s Tea Tree and I’m used to knowing the scent could be stronger but I really can’t detect anything. (I just sprayed it just now and still none haha) And I must say, spraying this mist can get addictive!! You can use it numerous times because the absorbs it pretty quickly. This is ideal for those have dry & dehydrated . BUT I have oily to normal and it works really well for me since it controls and balances the while keeping it moist. I recommend this for all types!💛
Benton-Tea Tree Mist 80ml
Erborian Bamboo Crème Frappee
I discovered this moisturizer years ago when a sample arrived in my Sephora Play box, and I have been repurchasing it ever since. It is magic for my oily skin. I use this as my daytime moisturizer, and it makes a huge difference in keeping my natural oils from making me look greasy, even in the summertime. It has a light, whipped texture and somehow always feels cooling on the skin. It’s hydrating but really sinks into the skin quickly. I do find that I need a bit more hydration and creaminess overnight, so I really only use this at night during the peak of summer. Unfortunately Sephora just stopped carrying this, so the only place to order is from Erborian’s site at the time of this post. However, Erborian offers discounts often, to the point where I was usually ordering from them anyway, and I have always received my orders quickly.
erborian-Bamboo Crème Frappée Skin Reviving Fresh Gel
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