Skincare Naughties! These Are The Products That Didn't Make The Cut In 2019Sorry to these products... we could see them on a shelf and wouldn't know a thing.
Not every skincare product will be your "holy grail." With every ahhh-mazing new moisturizer you try and face mask you love, there's bound to be it's opposite—the products that do your skin no favors, it won't even get the chance to be an empty! We asked Cherie users to sound off on which products in 2019 were their least favorites, so much so that they'd rather get a lump of coal than ever try them again. Keep in mind that these are personal experiences and recommendations, so, if you'd still like to try any of these products, the choice is yours!1) The Overpriced Gel CreamOne lesson we're taking with us into 2020 is to never let price determine a products worth! This La Mer gel cream runs for a cool $90 (!!!) but, sadly, didn't deliver the greatest results to some of our Cherie users.
Dec. 23, 2019
"Honestly, we’ll get right out the gate with me saying I wouldn’t recommend this to anyone, even if they had the coin to drop. The ingredient list doesn’t wow me. Especially for oily, combo skins, this contains so many essential oils, I can see this causing some sensitivity issues or unwanted breakouts. This product isn’t for me. I’m dry and dehydrated but this doesn’t feel like it provides even an ounce of moisture. It just leaves a veil of silicone over the skin and calls it a day. I was left feeling tight and itchy after using this product. It’s fragranced. That’s a no for me. It contains alcohol, another no. 1/5 stars. Far too expensive for what this is doesn’t moisturize, it coats, and it even only JUST BARELY does that."2) The Lip Mask That Just Sits There
BITEAgave Lip MaskThe appeal of lip masks lay in their promise to heal dry, cracked lips overnight. Now, in the winter time, that's a promise we'd really like a lip mask to keep! Unfortunately, many Cherie users think Bite's Agave Lip Mask is simply too thick, uncomfortable, and, well, simply just sits there.
This is a lip mask for dry lips. But literally this is the worst lip mask that you can find, the consistency is too thick and it just sits on top of your lips without moisturizing. I do not like it at all, with this cold temperatures is not doing it job at all. Is it not worth the 28 dollars I paid. Please do yourself a favor and stay away honey!!! 😠
I’d rather get coal than this! I had the worst experience with this one. When I applied it to my lips, I got very nauseous. Whether it was the smell or the consistency or a mixture of the two I’m not exactly sure. This balm was $28 and I wish I had returned it when I had the chance. It wasn’t worth that much money.3) The Whitening Mask That Ghosts You
MARIO BADESCUMARIO BADESCU Whitening MaskThis mask claims to reveal brighter, more radiant skin by addressing signs of discoloration and dehydration. A handful of reviews reveal that the mask instead leaves an unwanted white cast, making the user look like a ghost. That's a spooky side effect we won't be getting behind 🙅🏽♀️
I’d rather get coal than this Mario Badescu Whitening mask for the holidays 🤭It has a white thin opaque texture, *beware this dries out FAST*! I applied this usually 2 times a week and let it dry for 15 minutes. It is SO hard to wash off and makes such a mess. I saw no improvement with my hyperpigmentation and dark spots, therefore I would not recommend this product. It retails for $24 at Sephora and I believe there are more effective options out there!
The residue and white cast these masks left on my face was so uncomfortable I kid you not I felt like Casper the friendly ghost. Each of these masks are intended to brighten the skin and provide oil control/balance skin hydration. Unfortunately, I did not see any of those benefits and I’ve used these in their entirety. I have a rating of 2 stars because the texture of the masks are lovely and it feels soothing to the skin. I realize that these products also may work well for someone else, but I did not enjoy using them at all.4) The Moisturizer With Little Moisture
GLOW RECIPEWatermelon Glow Pink Juice MoisturizerWhen it comes to a good moisturizer, we definitely go for products that... moisturize. Sadly for Glow Recipe, a well-loved K-beauty brand, this moisturizer doesn't make the cut. Cherie users point to the super-thin consistency for its lack of efficacy.
It is meant to be a serum for dry skin but a moisturizer for oily skin. It is a K-beauty inspired brand. I enjoy the watermelon scent however this product leaves my face sticky and without hydration. I have only used it a handful of times. But it wasn’t enough for this winter weather so I am going to pass it on. It is $39 for 2 oz. and I do not think it is worth the price. I would not recommend this to anyone except those with the oiliest of skin.
I’d rather get coal than this Jolly Rancher scented nonsense AKA Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Pink Juice Moisturizer. This moisturizer is said to brighten and bring that glow we are all longing for to the skin with watermelon extract, Hyaluronic acid, and antioxidants. It’s also supposed to help with fine lines, redness, and reduction of dark spots. Nope 👎🏼 in my humble opinion it does none of these things. To me, it is a glorified serum that makes your face smell nice. I gave it one star for the scent because it is really nice.5) The Toner That Belongs Out Of This World
SUNDAY RILEYMartian Mattifying Melting Water-Gel TonerQuite a few Cherie users dropped this product when we asked them what they'd rather get coal than. Part of Sunday Riley's acne-fighting product line, the Marian Mattifying Melting Water-Gel Toner just didn't live up to the claims.
I’d rather get coal than Sunday Riley Martian. Let me start this off by saying I love Sunday Riley and their acne line. But their Martian Mattifying Melting Toner just did not do it for me. My biggest problem with this is that the brand’s description is misleading and unfair. They talk about how the Bentonite clay in the formula will absorb excess oil - and this is true. Bentonite clay is a great ingredient for mattifying oily skin. But in this formula with alcohol at the very top of the ingredients list, it’s clear that alcohol is responsible for most of the mattifying effects of the toner.
This is a toner that targets oiliness, acne, and pores. “A formula that instantly transforms from a cooling gel to a water toner as it clarifies, removes oil, and visibly tightens pores for a clear, matte skin.” This product does not do that it’s supposed to do at all. It is like a liquidy gel type mixture that stays like a gel on your face. The mixture isn’t consistent, some pumps are more liquid while others is more gel like. It stays on like a mask rather than a toner. Does not help acne and it is not for sensitive skin at all. I had a horrible experience with this product, it made my skin red and did not help my acne. I did not like it at all and I would definitely not suggest this to anyone. It was not worth what it cost and I would never buy this again.So, what products have you tried in 2019 that are on your naughty list? Share with us what you'd rather get coal than ever try again on the Cherie app!
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Baby Yoda likes skincare too 🥰
so this is my daily skincare. everything here has cleared up my dark spots and hyperpigmentation although the doll face eye cream has been working really slow for me so if anyone knows a good eye brightening cream pls comment below FENTY SKIN - Hydra Vizor Invisible Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen NATURIUM - Niacinamide Serum 12% Plus Zinc 2% Odacité SKINCARE - Marula Neroli Serum ConcentrateSKIN&LAB - Dr. Vita Clinic, A Plus Lifting Cream, Vitamin A
Trying to find the culprit... HELP!
Ever since I’ve added these two new products, I’ve noticed a couple new breakouts in places i’ve never experienced!!! They are red painful pimples too. Two on my forehead (I never get them there) , one on the outside of my nostril (i never get them there either), and the weirdest singular pimple on my NECK! Both of these products I have used on my face and neck, however, I’m not sure what product or ingredient is causing the sudden breakout!! Or is it just purging??? Help!!!!!! Did anyone else experience this with these products??? COSRX - Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence Murad - Nutrient-Charged Water Gel
My 15 min natural full face ??? In 60 seconds?🤨
Y’all...I done made me a tiky tok 🤣 The full vid was 13 mins honestly and I had to cut out a lot nonsense to get to 60 seconds. Anyways, my full face is very simple and light. Foundation: Fenty Beauty Hydrsting Foundation in 410FENTY BEAUTY - Pro Filt'r Hydrating Longwear Foundation (im a little unsure what my color is cause it’s literally so many to choose from but I’m also two toned in a sense lol) Concealer: ELF Hydrating Camo Concealer in Deep Cinnamon (skin tone color to cover blemishes) & Deep Caramel to highlight. e.l.f. - Hydrating Camo Concealer Setting powder: REVOLUTION - Bake And Blot Pressed Powder in Banana Contour/bronzer: e.l.f. - Hydrating Camo Concealer Deep Chestnut... i think I’ll double check also I used Juvia's PLACE - The Warrior Eyeshadow Palette the shade “Nanu” as bronzer powder. Highlighter: MACx Teyana Taylor in shade “House of Petunia” Lip Stick: MACx Teyana Taylor in the shade “ I got a man” Setting Spray: NYX - Matte Finish Makeup Setting Spray I like this because it doesn’t give me a completely matte finish but my makeup also stays put Lip Liner:KKW BEAUTY - KKW BEAUTY Nude Lip Liner in NUDE 3 My favvvvvv lip liner ever Lip gloss: any beauty supply gloss lol Eyeliner:SEPHORA COLLECTION - 12hr Colorful Contour Eyeliner in black Mascara: e.l.f. - Volumizing Mascara Eyelashes is extensions That’s all folksssss 💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖
Just not loving Glossy Box :(
This was the Black Friday Glossy Box (missing a sachet of conditioner) and I’m just not overly impressed with their boxes lately. They seem so random. What beauty box subscriptions do you LOVE?
My Top 5 Foundations for Oily Skin
Here are my top 5 foundations for oily/combination/acne prone skin! These are by no means my only favorite foundations, just the ones I keep going back to. 1. ESTĒE LAUDER - Double Wear Stay-in-Place Foundation This matte, oil-free foundation controls oil all day. It’s sweat, heat and humidity-resistant, waterproof and 24-hour colour true. With buildable, medium-to-full coverage that feels lightweight and so comfortable. No touchups needed. Best for hot weather/ holidays. The only Downside is that it doesn’t come with a pump 2. MAYBELLINE - Fit Me! Matte & Poreless Foundation This foundation is a must have if you are looking for a good drugstore option for oily skin. It’s super affordable and gives a beautiful finish without feeling heavy on the skin. 3. HUDA BEAUTY - Fauxfilter Foundation is perfect for you if you are looking for full coverage. Just a couple of pumps go a long way. However, the formula isn’t ideal for anyone with dry skin or for people sensitive to string fragrances. 4. L'ORÉAL - Infallible Pro-Matte Liquid Longwear Foundation This formula blends unbelievably well and you can build this to completely full coverage! ! I'm beyond impressed for this being drugstore. 5. The Ordinary - Colours Coverage Foundation with SPF 15 this is my everyday foundation and gives good enough coverage. I just have to mix two different shades to get my color as the range is quiet limited but for the price I pay, I don’t mind. Always stay away form words like “dewy”, “luminous”, “shiny” , “glowy” if you have oily skin. Let me know if you have any questions.
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