Ceramides and pre-makeup face base
Bobbi Brown Vitamin Enriched Face Base I discovered this product from the many Instagram stories of Lorna Luxe, she’s an English beauty and style content creator who loves to do get-ready-with-me type of Instagram stories on a daily basis. She featured Bobbi Brown face base on her stories so I swiped up to know how much it is, then I did a bit of research about the product. It is expensive for a primer but it did not take me long to decide that I needed this product in my life, so I bought it and never did I once feel regret about purchasing this cream. Here’s why. My skin is dry combination; most of the time it’s dry, leaving my cheeks and my forehead feeling tight. I particularly hate it when I have to apply foundation and my skin is just not feeling it. When I tried on this product, it directly moisturized my face, and plus, I love the scent. It smells a bit lemony and fresh, which I love. I try to stay away from products with fragrance cause I have sensitive skin but this doesn’t really give me redness or any sort of inflammation. The product goes on smooth, and glides easily even on the driest areas of my skin, which is my chin and forehead. I like the feeling of my foundation against my skin after every use of this luxurious primer. I won’t even call it just a primer cause it feels like a moisturizer for me that lets all the makeup products glide on very easily and seamlessly on your face. I love love love this product, and even if it is expensive, it’s something that I will continue buying. Elizabeth Arden Advanced Ceramide Capsules Daily Youth Restoring Serum While I’m not so into ceramides and anti-aging products, especially when they come in capsule form that I have to tear apart so I can put the product on my face, I took a flyer on this one. And mind you, it’s a very very expensive try. I think, though, that the capsule form is ideal for traveling. I discovered it through my sister, who, 4 years younger than me, is such an advocate of anti-aging products. So when she went out of the country early this year, I asked her to buy me a bottle at the airport cause I can’t justify the post-tax price tag of this product. I’ve been using it for months now but I admit, I don’t use it on a daily basis cause I like to have a rotation of my skincare products in my routine. I particularly noticed the dark circles under my eyes vanishing little by little. I don’t have eye bags but I tend to have dark undereye circles that become especially dark when I don’t get enough sleep or when I eat too much chocolates and chips. A week after using this, I noticed that the skin around my eyes appeared brighter so that made me happy knowing I didn’t waste my money on this product. My skin looked and felt plumper as well. I think it was the ceramides working their magic. I like to use it before my moisturizer, kind of like a serum. It glides on smoothly and does a good job of moisturizing and plumping my skin. Will I purchase again? If someone can buy for me duty-free, it’s definitely a yes!
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Perfect Oil products for autumn,winter seasons!!!
An absolute godsend for dry, flaky skin. My skin is a combination of dry and oily and it's also sensitive, it works really perfectly on my face. These are an absolute godsend. I can't believe I've never tried these before. These are 100% worth the price. Excellent for hypersensitive skin. I have some eczema and Rosacea on my face and this completely soothes it, moisturized, and a little brightens. Just use it for a week, the problems have been alleviated. Elizabeth Arden - Ceramide Capsules Advanced This product is a wonderful moisturizer and though expensive, it's worth the cost. I moisturize with these ceramide oil capsules every night after cleansing my face. It's expensive but worth the results. I've been using this product along with the ceramide cream for over 20 days. (Glides on my skin like a dream) Really leaves my skin soft and smooth. I've found it's also effective in removing wrinkles and whitening, and plz don't forget to massage your face well，it will make it work better on your face. This order arrived within days. I enjoy using these capsules from EA although I find them sometimes difficult to twist open with my arthritic hands. I usually cut the tip off and use one two or three times, I don’t feel that the whole capsule needs to be used at once to get the same results. (if u have oily skin). But I adore the way just taking one whole capsule before I go to bed, （I use it on myself, all over my face, neck, and lips as my night treatment, then massage), then will wake up to wholesome beautiful very hydrated and non-greasy skin at all! HABA - Squalane ll Compare to the other Haba Oil, it also makes my skin feel so smooth! A lot of others say it’s oily and initially, it is; however, if you just wait a minute or two, it soaks into your skin leaving it soft and smooth. (Using every time before putting my face cream on and makeup.) By contrast，I prefer to use it on my neck，it could help ease my necklines. (EA one is really versatile) Really moisturizes my skin very well, not too oily. Both of them, all perfect oily products for the autumn, and winter seasons. Highly Recommend.
Moisturization secret for dry＆sensitive skin
I thought I was good at making choices, but when it came to picking up appropriate products for my dry and sensitive skin (24), I got lost being overwhelmed by numerous products in the market. I once got advertised by SAs, friends, advertisements, TV commercials, etc., and bought plenty of products. After lots of trials over my skin, I finally found this routine below safe, secure, and effectively nourishing, which is what I am going to elaborate on. FILORGA - NCTF-Essence Supreme Regenerating Lotion Essence This lotion is good at moisturizing, for it contains the ingredient hyaluronic acid. It is under the famous series of Filorga and uses water sensors, AQUA-MX technology. I usually apply it after cleanser. The texture is lightweight, and it does not feel oily at all (on this point it prevails as 5％ of all the lotions that I have used, especially much better than Lancome Tonique Confort) I guess this is why my face hardly gets irritated since I quit other and changed into this one. Elizabeth Arden - Ceramide Capsules Advanced Each bottle contains 90 capsules, and they should be used within a day, better instantly after opening one. It is not lightweight, but I can accept it as it actively strengthens my skin’s moisture barrier. It is biodegradable, fragrance, and preservative-free, which dramatically reduces the chances of getting allergic or being troubled by eczema, acne, or other problems for my sensitive skin. I recommend to use it at night before sleep, and it will reveal a look full of radiance the other day. la prairie - Skin Caviar Luxe Cream It is of high price comparatively, but it is worth every penny you pay. I was advertised aggressively by one of my friends who shares the same skin type. I try this for two years, and it gives my face a silky look. It is instrumental in eliminating the feeling of tightness on my face. I love this, and these two years, my face gets more and more radiance. This combination of products has been used for six months. All are nourishing and moisturizing enough for dry skin without triggering any skin problems. Recommend them to you, but make sure you try samples before buying them.
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Jeffree Star Concealer? It’s a no from me!
It’s no secret that Jeffree Star has made some amazing cosmetics such as lipsticks or highlighters. I finally made the decision to try out his concealer which I have heard good things about - but I regret it. Application? I applied this concealer on top of BOBBI BROWN - Vitamin Enriched Face Base Priming Moisturizer which has been my go to for a short time now but I find it works well with majority of my products! Unfortunately, as I applied with my beauty blender, it immediately dried severely into my under eye lines and emphasised them in a way I have never seen before. It also made foundation patch away and just didn’t sit right on my skin. It looked I had worn the makeup for days. Longevity? Due to the dryness of my concealer, it did last quite long, I think I wore it for about 6-7 hours and it looked the same as I first applied it which is a plus but it unfortunately looked so dry and cracked underneath. Coverage? For me, one layer was not enough to disguise my under eyes, I had to use two layers which meant double the dryness. I don’t mind using two layers as I typically do with my other concealers. It did give quite a good coverage but this was just so dry. I even added rosehip oil to see if it would make a difference and it was still so dry! Shades? Something I do really like about the JSC concealer is that it does come in 31 shades! Meaning most likely, no matter your skin colour you should be able to find a compatible shade! I really love this as everyone should be able to have their own shade of concealer. Final thoughts? This is just not my favourite concealer as it’s so drying! It’s not the worst ever but there’s so many other options including hydrating concealers that work best for me. I love the shade range and long wearing of the concealer but there’s just so many downfalls such as the dryness and patchiness. Thank you so much for reading and I hope this review helps you! Please leave any Q’s if you’d like☺️ I also now have an Instagram where I will be posting skincare, makeup, fitness, wellness and travel content if you’d like to check it out! @Jesssiemadison
2 Step Routine - Flawless skin!
Hi all!! I recently have been buying and testing out so much new makeup to find amazing makeup although there have been some hits and misses that I will be posting soon so keep an eye out for them! But I have found these 2 lovely products which work really well together! First step: Primer The first step is the laura mercier - Pure Canvas Primer - Hydrating which is an amazing silicone free primer that really creates a soothing, hydrating base to prep the foundation and all other makeup products which allows the makeup to look non-cakey and drying. The best part about this primer is that you can use it just on its own for a glowy base also! I got mine in a sample tube (25ml) and I will definitely be repurchasing the full size when I’m finished. I have been testing out new primers as I have a wedding coming up which there will be so many photos taken so I want to have a really nice makeup look. I have also tried the BOBBI BROWN - Vitamin Enriched Face Base Priming Moisturizer which I thought was my holy grail but now I’m torn between these 2! Both primers create such a great base for the makeup which is why I’m so stuck! I’m yet to decide which one I will use but I will keep an update. Second step: Foundation This foundation I have wanted to try since I was in High School but I could never afford or get my hands on it! So I was super excited to try it! The NARS - Sheer Glow Foundation met my expectations 100%! It’s literally looks like facetune! It doesn’t emphasise any texture or dryness which is a big factor for me choosing and rating a foundation. It’s buildable coverage so if you like medium-full coverage makeup this is perfect for you and you can choose which coverage you are feeling or what your skin needs. Results? These 2 have perfectly made a place in my makeup routine! By using them together I have glass skin and looks flawless more than any other products I have used - definitely a staple in spring! The primer and foundation used together makes my foundation last all day and I don’t notice any creasing. I 100% recommended you try these for a glass skin base. Thanks for reading loves! ☺️🌻
Serum, hydrating cream and SPF are all essential in my skincare routine for the eye area...here are some of my current faves ❤️ . . ⭐️ Lancôme Genifique Yeux Light Pearl Eye Illuminator Youth Activating Concentrate Love this eye serum! It goes on light and absorbs quickly. It has a cooling feeling when applied with the teardrop applicator. . ⭐️Shiseido Benefiance Wrinkle Resist 24 Intensive Eye Contour Cream I wear this at night because it is SO hydrating and feels amazing . ⭐️Origins A Perfect World SPF 20 I’m obsessed with SPF products and I searched forever to find a smooth, anti-ageing eye cream with sun protection. This one is amazing! .
ORIGINS-A Perfect World SPF 20 Age-Defense Eye Cream with White Tea
Say Goodbye👋👋 To Wrinkles With These 3 Products!
If you are in your mid-twenties and are starting to notice wrinkles on your forehead, eyes, around your mouth, etc., it’s time to act on it and start preventive measures to avoid getting more wrinkles that will show when your frown or smile; And if possible, reduce the already existing ones as well. I started taking care of my wrinkles maybe prematurely but I don’t regret it, because I feel that thanks to that people are always surprised of my real age, thinking I look way younger than my actual age. So, I guess that’s good. Today I’ll share with you my all-time anti-wrinkle products ever that actually work in an efficient way. OLEHENRIKSEN Truth Serum: OLE HENRIKSEN - Truth Serum I knew about the existence of this serum thanks to a magazine, citing it as one of the best anti-aging products in the market so I had to try it. Of course, I bought the smallest size available because it is on the high-end spectrum. It is a multivitamin serum that has different benefits on your skin. Its main ingredient is Vitamin C, hence the orange color. It helps your skin by providing brightens acting as an antioxidant, making it firm and reducing visible signs of aging thanks to the collagen boost in it. Its water based and it feels like a thin gel, so don’t worry about a sticky consistency. It does have a strong citrus fragrance but I personally like it, but if you are not a fan you may want to reconsider it. I’ve noticed visible results on my face giving it a healthy glow. The full-size costs around $75 USD. Juice Beauty's Stem Cellular Anti-Wrinkle Booster Serum: JUICE BEAUTY - STEM CELLULAR Anti-Wrinkle Booster Serum Unlike the previous serum which was water based, this booster serum is made of botanical juices. The serum is really light and you can barely feel it when you apply it, it absorbs really fast. The stem cells of the fruits it's made of help the skin enhance its natural texture and tone. It’s also really good for sun damage beside fine lines. It’s Vegan and Cruelty Free, which makes it even better. I personally like this one because you don’t need much product to spread it around the areas you want to treat. It truly feels like you are using a natural product. My face always looks firm, deeply moisturized and plumped the next day. The smell is great too and not too strong. The full size is also a bit pricy, costing around $80 USD Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Cream: OLAY - Regenerist Micro Sculpting Cream This cream is more affordable compared to the other 2 products. But that doesn’t mean it’s not effective. If you are looking for fast visible result against signs of aging, this cream will do the job. The cream makes fine lines on the face look smooth very quickly, I noticed big changes as fast as 2 weeks into using it, not to mention that even before that my skin felt really smooth and hydrated after using it. I found out about this product on a magazine too, it’s probably one of the most popular ones in the market and for a reason. The full-size costs around $30 USD, and unlike other brands, this cream comes with A LOT of product, so it should last you a good amount of time. So what are you waiting for to say goodbye to those wrinkles?😜
OLAY-Regenerist Micro Sculpting Cream
Great texture 💧
I loved this eye cream at first. My first impressions were that it had a nice light texture and went on very smooth. My eyes felt refreshed and hydrated after I put it on. This product claims to brighten and depuff your under eyes with 97% naturally derived ingredients. It uses hyaluronic acid derived naturally from wheat + caffeine. I unfortunately haven’t gotten to test out the effectiveness of this product with long term use because I developed a fair sized milia under one of my eyes within my first few uses. While there is a chance that was a coincidence and had nothing to do with the cream I just started to try out - I am pretty wary to attempt to use this cream again. It didn’t seem too heavy to me so maybe it just didn’t work well with my skin? I think I will have to try something else. 😞 Still on the search for an eye cream that I can really fall in love with.. one thing I think this product if missing is an spf to protect from sun damage as well. SEPHORA COLLECTION - Brightening Eye Cream – Hydrate & Depuff
SEPHORA COLLECTION-Brightening Eye Cream – Hydrate & Depuff
Save or Splurge？Which One Should I Choose for Summer! 💓💓💓
I have combo-oily skin. I want my eye products to be anti-aging and moisturizing, but not so heavy for summer use. belif - Moisturizing Eye Bomb$48.00 for 25ml It is a super nourishing and easily absorbed moisturizing eye cream with a lightweight and water-gel like texture, spreads easily, and is absorbed really easily. It is more suitable for younger skin. I can't see its effects on anti-aging. LANCÔME - Génifique Yeux Youth Activating Eye Cream $67.00 for 15ml It has a white, creamy and lightweight texture and is easily absorbe too. Its core ingredient is yeast and its main focus is on reducing dark circles. It is considered an essence eye cream and it's really moisturizing and moisturizing as a pre-essence before applying makeup..It works well in reducing dark circles, eye wrinkles, fine lines, and puffy eyes. If you have no idea which one you'd choose, try it! AMOREPACIFIC - Time Response Eye Reserve Crème$260.00 for 15ml AMOREPACIFIC is a Korean brand which has just entered the US market. Its texture is very lightweight and moisturizing with main ingredient is bamboo sap, a must for summer!!! It works well in reducing fine lines and anti-aging but I really don't like the scent. The other downside is that the price is quite steep. CLINIQUE - Pep-Start Eye Cream$27.50 for 15ml This is a scent-free average eye cream which is non-greasy, refreshing, and easily absorbed. It's great for both winter and summer use and is one of the best drugstore eye creams I've tried. You can use the eye cream tip to massage around your eyes.It has a white, creamy, and buttery texture.It keeps the skin hydrated, but you can't expect too much on reducing fine lines. Have you tried these brands before? Let me know 🥰
LANCÔME-Génifique Yeux Youth Activating Eye Cream
How to Protect Your Skin Against Final Exam Stress
It is normal for an international student to study overnight during final exams. Focusing on revision weeks, there are always dark eye circles, puffy eyes, and fine lines around my eyes. When I study in the library the whole night, air condition always dries my skin, leads to redness and breakouts. · Lancôme’s Advanced Génifique Eye Cream LANCÔME - Advanced Génifique Eye Cream The most important thing for me is to applying eye cream to protect the skin around my eyes. I use Lancôme’s Advanced Génifique Eye Cream to anti-aging and brighten my eyes during my final exams. The texture of this product is thick and moisturizing but easy to apply and absorb. The consistent is kind of gel-like. It feels light and comfortable on the skin. I only need to use very little. When applying, I feel my under eyes hydrated, and there is apparently a reduction to the dark circle and the puffiness. It also makes the skin around the eyes plump, soft, and has fewer fine lines. Looks much brighter after one week of use but not irritate my sensitive eyes. Normally I use it three times before going to sleep. I also use it before using concealer or foundation in the morning, it can soften wrinkles. · Avene Thermal Spring Water Avène - Thermal Spring Water Spray The other important thing for me is to ensure my skin is hydrated enough to avoid dryness and redness. I always bring Avene Thermal Spring Water with me in the library and keep using it when my face starts to dry. To be honest I have to use it every two hours. This hydrating product almost saves my skin. I feel refreshed for a few seconds before it dries. It keeps my skin cook and calms in dry space. It is soothing for the skin. I know the key indigent of this product is water, but it is still refreshing and hydrating. I love this so much is because it heals my sensitive and dry skin. It prevents me from dryness, itchy, and pain. I highly recommend these to night owls who have less time or lazy to do complex skincare routines. They can keep skin hydrated and soft. They are also very easy to apply when you are feeling tired.
LANCÔME-Advanced Génifique Eye Cream
💰💰The Most Expensive=The Best？ My Answer is....
Should we use eye cream every day? YES! It's absolutely necessary! The skin around our eyes is more fragile, dries up, and develops lines and wrinkles easily, so it's essential to use an eye cream as early as possible. I'd advise not to use your facial cream as an eye cream because although they both contain fat and emulsifier, the skin around our eyes is thinner with less fat, so it requires better moisturizing but more lightweight ingredients such as squalane and jojoba oil. Facial cream CAN'T replace eye cream! I have no eye wrinkles and the skin around my eyes is not sensitive but I do have dark marks in the outer corners of my eyes. I want my eye products to be anti-aging and moisturizing. Here are 3 products I've tried. ESTĒE LAUDER - Advanced Night Repair Eye Supercharged Complex Synchronized Recovery-0.5 oz. for $64.00 It has a light brown, lightweight gel texture and it works very well, which can be easily absorbed.The gel didn't make my under eyes puffy(er) from using. It is moisturizing and made my under eye area smoother. I will continue to use it as my go to nightly eye treatment. The latest version claims to prevent the impact of blue light but I think it's hard to find the visible effect. LA MER - The Eye Concentrate- 0.5 oz. for $235.00 It has a light green, lightweight, and creamy texture. It contains a lot of ingredients such as niacinamide, niacin, and others, so it is also considered a very versatile eye cream. It works well in reducing fine lines, puffy eyes, dark circles, and eye bags. The attached massage stick helps to improve absorption. After several days, I found the lines are less and the eye area is soft and no longer dry. However, for the price, I thought it could work miracle... I took 1 star off cuz the price is tooooooooo steep! I will just go back to searching for a Holy Grail that's more affordable. Then I found this one!!!👇🏻👇🏻👇🏻 ELEMIS - Peptide 4 Eye Recovery Cream - 0.5 oz. for $49.00 This scent-free ELEMIS amino acid peptide anti-aging eye cream is not only moisturizing, but it also works magic on anti-aging.It has a white, lightweight and creamy texture suitable for summer use and it's very worth its price. I love both of these things about this product.It is moisturizing, skin-firming and improves dark circles. It goes on smooth and glides across skin. The eye area looks healthier and more plump only after a week of use. I'll give it 5/5! 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
ESTĒE LAUDER-Advanced Night Repair Eye Supercharged Complex Synchronized Recovery
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