Your Longest, Strongest, and Most Fabulous Lashes Ever, Plus 5 Product RecommendationsMove over falsies and salon-fixed eyelash extensions! The hottest product has arrived, and it’s sweeping us off our feet (and our lashes too).
Cherie is an online community of beauty lovers sharing their stories; whether that's their favorite products, makeup tutorials, or skincare routines. Download the app today to be a part of #BeautyWithoutBarriers and show the world what beauty means to you!All eyes (and beauty radar) are on the latest buzz product in the beauty category of every women’s magazine, Instagram beauty influencer, and self-care rows in the department store. There it is, in all its subtle, non-attention grabbing, sleek container glory. Is it a mascara? Is it an eye makeup primer? Nope! I’m talking about the eyelash serum that can give our lashes the strengthening, lengthening, and curling power it needs without the regular expensive trips to the lash bar. So, what is it? What does it do? Is it really effective? How long until we see some results? And most importantly, where can we get it? I know, you’re all excited and curious about this It product. One of the most innovative inventions in the beauty department is the eyelash growth serum. With its help, us mortals are able to have those defined, dramatic, and long lashes, and keeping them healthier at the same time. What is an eyelash growth serum and what’s inside it? If you’re a fan of long lashes, trust me, you’re not alone. Although the inexpensive falsies that you apply yourself before a fun night-out is a trusted way to have that sought-after voluminous eyelashes, it damages your natural lashes in time. Same goes for the pricey eyelash extensions you have at your monthly salon visits. Both practices tamper with the natural moisture and health of your lashes. As more and more beauty aficionados are going au naturel when it comes to amplifying our God-given features, more natural options are getting conveniently available in the market to achieve the things we want beauty-wise. Eyelash growth serums come with peptides that nourish and repair the hair follicles of our lashes, making them stronger and healthier. Some variants come with collagen that are aimed at giving that desired lash volume. Others even come with the current hyped skincare ingredient, hyaluronic acid for maximum moisture. Why do I need it?We’re all fans of curling and straightening our hair using hot tools, because #goodhairday is the goal right? But even when we do this regularly, we make sure that we condition our hair to prevent it from being damaged by heat. We nourish it by using hair masks, conditioners, leave-in serums etc. Why not do the same for our lashes? Unfortunately, our BFFs such as volumizing mascaras, falsies, and eyelash extensions destroy the natural state of our lashes. It sucks out its moisture leaving our natural lashes brittle, dry, and weak. Eyelash growth serums, on the other hand, brings back the moisture loss and repairs the damages from all our beauty sins in the past years (or even decades for some of us #guilty). Sounds too good to be true? Read more to know if it’s indeed effective. Is it safe and really effective?It’s always better to check with your doctor to see if you don’t have any allergies to prevent any health problems or disruption in your daily itinerary. Over-the-counter products are conveniently available for all the Cherie beauty fans here, but there’s only one FDA-approved product in the market so far. So if you want to be on the safe side, have a side trip to your doctor first. According to the founder of Sugarlash ProR, eyelash serum is vital to helping our lashes grow in its growth phase before it naturally falls out. So basically, it prolongs not just the length of our lashes, but their lifespan too.How long until I see results?Just like any regime, you have to stick to it to see results. However there’s no such thing as natural immediate results. Applying it on a daily basis should be a part of your morning skincare routine if you’d like to see results a month after the first swipe. Some users have reported to wait until three months to see results. Patience is indeed a virtue. Which one should I buy?The vegan lash enhancer: LASHFOOD Phyto-Medic Eyelash Enhancer
Feb. 28, 2020
LASHFOODPhyto-Medic Eyelash EnhancerThis Ecocert-certified enhancer contains ginseng root extract as antioxidant, soy protein to soothe individual hair, and hydrating coconut fruit juice. Win, win, win!Amazon’s choice: Pronexa Hairgenics Lavish Lash Eyelash Growth Enhancer And Brow SerumWith over 13,000 great reviews on Amazon, this lash serum must be doing something fantastic! It gives the definition we want in our lashes at a fraction of the cost of other brands. Best conditioning treatment: Revitalash Cosmetics Advanced Eyelash Conditioner
REVITALASH COSMETICSRevitalash Advanced Eyelash Conditioner & SerumPowered with amino acids and peptides, this cult product gives the ultimate moisturizing treat to our neglected eyelashes. The extension-friendly lash serum: GrandeLASH MD Lash Enhancing Serum
GRANDE COSMETICSGrandeLASH-MD Lash Enhancing SerumIf you’ve just gone on a trip to the salon for your regular eyelash primping treatment and you’ve read this article, don’t fret! You can still use an eyelash growth serum even when you have extensions using this much-raved product. Cost-effective yet works fabulously: RapidLash Eyelash Enhancing Serum
RapidLashEyelash & Eyebrow Enhancing SerumPrice doesn’t always dictate the effectiveness of a product. Some cheaper options are actually far better than its expensive counterparts. Case in point, this superb eyelash serum that combines the power of glycerin and soybean oil for an ultra hydrating formula. I believe in the power of flirty and long lashes- they come in handy for those I’m too lazy to put on makeup days. Plus, they keep our hair up there healthy, strong, and moisturized. Traditional lengthening ways such as falsies, extensions, and the ever-reliable mascara can do damage in those precious hairs that frame up our pretty peepers. Eyelash growth serums are the healthier and more natural alternative to long, luscious, and lovely eyelashes- just the way we like them.
What it means to blowdry down the hair cuticle!
Let’s simplify what it means when a hairstylist says to blow dry down the hair cuticle: When you think of your hair, think of the shingles on a roof. They’re all laying down but on top of each other. The cuticle of our hair is doing the same! When we blow dry up or at the hair cuticle, it causes all those little shingles to stand up- causing frizz, loss of moisture, and hair damage. When we blow dry down the hair cuticle, all the shingles can lay flat against each other and be the protective barrier that they’re supposed to be. If you’re having trouble with extra frizz or loss of moisture pay attention to the direction that your blow drying. This could make all the difference!
NEW FIND! And I’m pleasantly surprised!?
It was time to get a new moisturizer. I was currently using the HONEST - Hydrogel Cream paired with the PAULA'S CHOICE - Omega+ Complex Moisturizer , RADHA BEAUTY - Rosehip Oil , and timeless SKIN CARE - Squalane Oil 100% Pure because I have pretty dry skin. I love both of those moisturizers (although I’m not fond of all the Paula’s choice Omega+ complex moisturizer ingredients, but I loooooove the texture and feeling of it ) and love my oils (I won’t stop using the oils), but knew I needed a richer cream and also wanted to keep it down to just one cream, for time and my bank accounts sake. So if you’ve seen my last post, I was deciding between 3 brands but I couldn’t decide and was also nervous to try a new moisturizer, even though I knew I needed one, because I’m also acne prone so a new moisturizer to me was just terrifying lol. I was about to just get my usual HONEST - Hydrogel Cream because I knew it didn’t break me out and I like it a lot, although not quite as moisturizing as I need, it was on the safer side and I can’t imagine going a day without a moisturizer on this Sahara desert of a face!!! But then I discovered this brand I’ve never seen before? It’s called Awake Human. It’s not even a listing on Cherie for me to add the product! I read the ingredients and was intrigued (scroll through pics to see ingredients list), but because of my fear of new moisturizers, I was hesitant.. but I decided to bite the bullet because the ingredients looked amazing, was cheaper than Paula’s choice and the honest beauty’s moisturizer, but had the same amount of product. I received it a few days ago and I am in love!!!!! Soooooo rich and creamy and hydrating feeling, and it had the same smooth, rich, texture as the Paula’s Choice omega moisturizer, that I love so much!!! It comes in a nice little pump type of packaging, which I like. Keeps bacteria and gunk out. If you scroll through my pictures, you’ll see it. And a little bit goes a long way! The picture you see of the product on my fingers is the amount I use, but you can totally use less, especially if you have more oily or normal skin. I just like a lot of moisturizer! Lol I’ve noticed my face is much less dry feeling and looks smoother with less texture. I will keep you updated, but I think this is my new fave!!!! I’m so excited lol. Here the link the purchase: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07NWXJYVK/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glc_fabc_YHI-Fb9BRJKT0?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1 If you’re hesitant but intrigued like I was, I strongly encourage you to just try it. And if it happens that doesn’t work for your face, because remember, everyone is different and skincare is not a one size fits all, then it would most definitely be a really really nice hand cream, that would fit nicely in your bag. Have you heard of this brand before? And if so, have you used anything from them?
this hair repair treatment saved my split ends!
this amazing hair mask was kindly gifted by Sol De Janeiro. You know that feeling when tranquility washes over you, you hear the crunchy waves crash onto the shore, you feel that cool breeze envelope your body like a blanket, and you can almost taste the salty air? that’s how I felt using this hair mask. It felt like I was on a tropical island, sipping on pink lemonade. no joke, after washing this mask off I immediately noticed that my split ends were repaired. It was like magic. as somebody with major split ends and hair breakage, it literally felt like this mask was working voodoo on my head. i usually lose a lot of my hair, and my split ends look... well split. not with this mask. it hydrated my hair like no other, and smelled SO SO SO amazing. it even made my hair much more manageable to detangle and style. def recommend, 10/10.
are pore bubbling masks worth it? 🧼🛁💬
since COVID has started, I know many people are on new (or refining old) skincare journeys and I’ve recently been experiencing some dryness/dehydrating as the winter rolls around, which also aggravates my already oily skin. I’ve worked in the beauty industry for a while and also was formerly an esthetician, so I can get picky with skincare and ingredients. ‼️for reference, my skin type is: combo (oily/dehydrated), formerly acneic, hyperpigmentation prone, and sensitive 🔬I’ve used Dr. Jart in the past and love that it’s a Korean, science-backed brand so I was stoked to try this Porecting Solution Mask! this mask promises fresh, clear glowing skin that deeply cleanses and purifies pores. the mask contains charcoal and saponine, which creates the bubbling effect you see in the above photo. this product does not contain sulfates, paragons, are phthalates. 🛁when I first took it out of its package, I thought there were *two* masks per package instead of one, but if you read the instructions, there’s actually a “mask film” on the actual mask itself that you’re supposed to remove, so make sure to do that! the actual mask is thick and full of product while the mask film is thinner and lighter in color. the directions also give you a tip to massage the mask to release the bubbling/foaming effect - I did this mask with my mom at the same time in separate rooms and she totally didn’t read the instructions so her mask didn’t bubble at all, so I would suggest to definitely massage the mask. 💬I left it on for 20 minutes and it continued to bubble about 5-10 minutes in, then stopped bubbling. you can hear the bubbles pop as the mask sits on your face, which is kinda weird but cool. the mask didn’t slip off AT ALL which is also a huge, even when I put a sweatshirt on over my head. after taking it off, the serum took about another 10 minutes to soak into my skin and my face felt super smooth and my pores looked tighter and more clean. I have a few sebaceous filaments on my nose that I sometimes pick at and as I was rubbing the serum into my skin, I saw that some of the sebaceous filaments on my nose were sloughing off (which is gross, but speaks to how well the product worked)! overall, I would definitely recommend and use this again! if you have oily skin or otherwise clogged pores, sebaceous filaments, blackheads, etc. I would suggest this for you. even if you have dry/normal skin, this would be a good option since my skin didn’t feel dried out at all afterward, even in my dry spell now, and felt rather hydrated and plump. five stars! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
BIRTHDAY GLAM ✨
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