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setting sprays: one empty one newbie

So after finishing the whole bottle of CAUDALIE - Limited Edition Beauty Elixir
, I decided to not repurchase it and instead starting using the PLANT APOTHECARY - Re: Fresh Organic Toning Facial Mist
! They were both gifted to me by the brands. I did not repurchase the Caudalie spray because it was irritating and contained too many essential oils. Product Claims: — caudalie: toning mist to tighten pores and set makeup, provides radiance — PA: hydrate and nourish skin, good for skincare or setting makeup Key Ingredients: — caudalie: mint oil, rose extract, alcohol, Rosemary essential oil, benzion and myrrh — PA: cucumber, rosewater, aloe Vera, lemongrass, witch hazel Price: — caudalie: $49 — PA: $15 Overall thoughts: — caudalie: an overhyped, overpriced mist. This is technically supposed to be used in your skincare routine but it is far too irritating and drying for me to use it that way. Has alcohol really high on the list & a lot of essential oils that irritate my skin. Did a fine job of setting my makeup, but would sting my eyes occasionally. The mist was really fine and hard to cover a wide area without many sprays. — PA: lightweight, and beautiful cucumber scent. Doesn’t irritate my skin at all and gives my makeup a nice glow. A medium fine mist and covers my skin easily and well. Makes me feel refreshed throughout the day if I need to refresh my makeup, and I love using this in my skincare routines too for extra hydration! I will for sure repurchase the Plant Apothecary mist!
Mar. 27, 2020
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Empties and Their Replacements 🖤🌈
Hey, friends!! I hope everyone’s month is off to a great start! New month, new product replacements. Here are my month’s empties and their replacements! 🙏🏻🤍 CAUDALIE - Limited Edition Beauty Elixir oh my did I LOVE this spray! The smell was fantastic, it was like having my face in a pile of rose petals. It truly made my skin feel fresh and wonderful! Most of the complaints say that since it has fragrance, it’s not good for your skin, but I find that to not be true for me. I don’t really have sensitive skin, it’s pretty normal, so honestly the fragrance doesn’t bother me at all. It made my pores look smaller, my skin glow, and it really has been helping me with my maskne. Just a few pumps into my mask like 30 minutes before I wear it and I noticed I haven’t had as many breakouts due to my mask. Unfortunately, this was a limited edition scent so even though this one was my favorite, I still like the brand and the benefits of the spray so I got the CAUDALIE - CAUDALIE Beauty Elixir in the original scent. It’s not as nice as the rose that’s why I docked it 1 star but it’s still pretty refreshing. Briogeo - Scalp Revival Charcoal + Coconut Oil Micro-exfoliating Scalp Scrub Shampoo best shampoo for dry scalp, hands down! Is smells great, it feels amazing, and it lathers so nicely, especially when I use my Briogeo - Scalp Revival Stimulating Therapy Massager with it! The only problem is I wish it came in a bigger size because it only lasted me about 2 and a half months and I only wash my hair twice a week. Murad - Oil and Pore Control Mattifier SPF45 PA++++ 50ml I got this in the small trial size and I absolutely loved it. The spf was creamy but didn’t leave any residue and it didn’t make my face peel like some spfs. I can also see a difference in my pore visibility and oil production when I use this product. 5/5⭐️ Now my last empty is Dove - Dry Spray Antiperspirant & Deodorant Rose Petals it’s not the rose petal smell but this was the closest I could find to my deodorant. I like that it’s a spray and I like the scent but I don’t like that it has aluminum. I love the dove brand and their bar soaps are perfect for my skin (coming soon to another post) however I’m looking for an all natural deodorant. Also this deodorant says 48 hour coverage but it doesn’t even last me the whole day so it’s a little frustrating. Anyone have a favorite natural deodorant or brand? Help a girl out 🙏🏻
All natural toning mist
The natural toning mist  CAUDALIE - Limited Edition Beauty Elixir which is formulated with toning rosemary, astringent mint, and soothing rose organic essential oil that tightens pores, sets makeup and provides an instant shot of radiance to the skin. Because of the all-natural ingredients, there are no chemical emulsifiers in the product, so there will be a ring yellowish oil at the top of the liquid. It is the essential oil component of the Beauty Elixir that separated from the water component. I love using this toning mist in after the first step of cleansing. It gives me the ultimate glow and radiance. I also wet my makeup sponge and spray it with the Beauty Elixir and pat my foundation in. It helps to apply my foundation smoother and I feel more hydrates.
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