Meet Top 7 Essential Beauty Products You Need This Spring BreakGet ready for some fun in the sun! We’re reviewing the top 7 travel beauty products you need this spring break.
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!Spring break is all about breaking loose and having some fun; but that doesn’t mean you should skimp on your beauty regime. Rather than bringing your entiremakeup bag along for the ride, we have compiled a list of 7 handy beauty products that can fit in your favorite tote and leave you looking like the gorgeous woman you are-no matter where your vacation ends up.1. DRUNK ELEPHANT Rise + Glow™ Brightening Duo
DRUNK ELEPHANTRise + Glow Brightening DuoLet’s face it- if there is one time in your life that you might be in dire need of a brightening and enhancing, it’s spring break. Those long nights are sure to catch up with you at some point, and when they do, you will be glad you had the Drunk Elephant Rise + Glow Brightening Duo on your side. This sensational duo is the ideal item for any spring breaker. It’s the ultimate solution for handling bouts of dryness and dullness, which is sure to make its appearance during your week-long beach stay. This powerful duo ensures that your skin receives its daily dose of vitamins that not only work to firm and brighten but soak your skin in hydration for a silky smooth finish. 2. Pat McGrath Labs LUST: Mini MatteTrance™ Lipstick Trio
PAT McGRATH LABS Mini MatteTrance Lipstick TrioSurrounded by cuties during spring break, the last thing you want is washed-out lips. Make sure your puckers are kissable by bringing this must-have lipstick trio by Pat McGrath Labs along for your spring break adventures. Inside, you will find a pairing of rich, fully pigmented shade that will leave you with a lust-worthy appearance nobody will be able to take their eyes off of. With sinful shades of deep reds, purples, and hints of pinks, it’s easy to find a collection that can see you through your spring break nights by the pool with ease. 3. Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray MiniPartying until 3 o’clock in the morning might be a staple of spring break, but that also means your makeup might look like a nightmare by the time the bar closes. But don’t worry- you can stay looking fresh and fab well into the night with the Urban Decay All Night Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray Mini. With this handy mini spray in your tote, your makeup will look just-applied and stay looking absolutely perfect for up to 16 hours! Simply spray it on after you apply your makeup and you won’t have to worry about second trips to the washroom to make sure your look is picture-perfect. 4. Amika Netflix "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" Polished Perfection Mini Straightening Brush SetDon’t overlook your locks this spring break. Hair can easily make or break your Snapchat pic with your pals, even with your favorite filter on! That being said, slide this mini straightening brush set into your luggage and you’ll sport a flawless mane- even when you don’t have an hour to spend in front of the mirror. This lovely pack comes with a dry shampoo that fights frizz and makes your hair look flowing and beautiful, while the straightening brush works to keep your hair sleek, straight, and ready for anything spring break throws your way. Perfect for rushed mornings, touch-ups during the pool party, and even before a saucy spring break date. 5. La Mer Crème de la Mer Moisturizer MiniJust because you’re living your best life on spring break doesn’t mean you should ditch a nightly routine. Your face needs moisture and hydration to stay looking stunning, but bringing along a giant bottle of your go-to lotion and exfoliators might be a bit too much. Thank goodness for the La Mer Creme de la Mer Moisturizer Mini. Why do we love this miniature moisturizer? Because it soothes, corrects, and keeps your face and neck feeling hydrated and smooth. Slip it right into your side pocket and whisk this nutrient-dense, ultra-hydrating onto your face before you fall asleep and you’ll wake up with a face that’s refreshed, youthful, and ready for the day. 6. Primera Makeup-Removing Cleansing ClothsCould you imagine leaving your makeup on all spring break long? No, thanks! THat’s a recipe for a skin disaster- not to mention makeup that looks sub-par the next day. But trying to bring along a bottle of makeup remover with cotton balls can be a huge strain to your partying luggage. That’s why we recommend the Primera Makeup-Removing Cleansing Cloths. Aside from being super convenient to take on-the-go, these cleaning wipes are efficient at removing makeup while being gentle on the skin. They work with all types of skin, from oily to dry and everything in between. With aloe vera and olive oil in every wipe, skin feels soft after every swipe. 7. Supergoop! PLAY Antioxidant Mist SPF 50 with Vitamin CSince spring break is known for being the time of year for ‘fun in the sun’, it would be a real shame to leave the sunscreen back home. But you don’t have to worry about horrendous, thick white creams to keep you safe from the sun. Instead, opt for the Supergoop formula that includes plenty of skin-boosting vitamins like A and C. This travel-friendly spray will ensure that you are protected during your adventures while also making you look radiant and glowing. Use it on your entire body for an instant glow, and spray a little over your makeup for added protection that won’t smudge your makeup. It’s water-resistant, too, so go ahead and hop in the pool and feel confident with SPF 50. Spring break is going to be a blast this year- and you’re going to look flawless the entire time thanks to these beauty products. From hair care to SPF, matte lips to brightening serums, you can feel confident through all your spring break activities, morning to night and beyond. We wouldn’t be surprised if you brought all of these in your favorite springtime tote!
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Trending Super Ingredient: Collagen ✨
Collagen has been a trending super ingredient for what seems like some time now! There are even brands (like Elemis and Algenist) who take this ingredient to a whole new level and create entire lines dedicated to them. I wanted to take a second and talk about what collagen can (and can’t) do for the skin. Collagen is a protein that provides structure to the majority of your body. It provides the firmness and strength of the skin. It is something your body produces naturally but at the age of 25 the production slows down. The skincare market has turned the term collagen into an anti-aging buzzword. I’ve seen many claims that it can help stimulate collagen growth but this isn’t true. The only thing topically applied collagen will do is moisturize the skin. It’s a great moisturizer at that but the molecule is too large to penetrate the top layer of skin therefore most “benefits” brands claim with it are not true. I wanted to break down some products that I’ve had the pleasure of trying (which were gifted by Elemis except for the little marine cream SPF 30 which I got in gratis) that contain collagen. Despite collagen not being the super anti aging powerhouse the market makes it seem to be I do like these products. First, the ELEMIS - Pro-Collagen Marine Cream SPF 30 is a lightweight cream perfect for the morning. I have oily yet dehydrated skin but I’ve noticed as the weather has been changing it’s been slightly more dry so I’ve been using this. It absorbs really well and has a really pleasant berry smell (I don’t normally care for scents in skincare but I make exceptions as my face isn’t sensitized right now). Next, the ELEMIS - Pro-Collagen Eye Revive Mask has been my FAVORITE go to night eye cream. It has a thick gel consistency which feels amazing under the eyes. It’s really moisturizing and luxurious. Next, the ELEMIS - Pro-Collagen Marine Cream Ultra-Rich which I’ve personally been using as a neck cream at night. This cream has a thicker consistency compared to the regular marine cream making it perfect for those with dry skin. It’s very moisturizing and smells like the normal marine cream. Next, the ELEMIS - Pro-Collagen Energising Marine Cleanser is something that I hate that I like it so much because it’s over priced for a cleanser (tbh everything Elemis is overpriced and I only recommend it if you have the money to spend/want to). It smells AMAZING like the marine cream (which I’m okay with since it’s a wash off treatment). It’s a gel consistency that lathers really well without stripping the skin. It does a really good job cleansing my face and I’ve yet to have it feel stripped. Finally, the ELEMIS - Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm which I do think is very moisturizing like the whole line but it’s not my favorite cleansing balm. It washes off nice but it’s a bit goopy in consistency and the vapors irritate my eyes.
💁🏻♀️My Go-To “Extra” Makeup Look 💁🏻♀️
Alright so a lot of people may have an everyday makeup look, but do you have an everyday EXTRA makeup look??? Well, here’s mine… It’s the perfect mix between glamorous and natural which I loveeee. I also think it’s a pretty achievable look and there aren’t too many crazy techniques you need to use in order to get it either. So I’ll start with the eyes, it’s just the foxy smokey look that’s been trending all over social media. I use tons of neutral and brown colors to achieve a more natural and smokey effect. The important thing is to build up the dark browns and black eyeshadow. For the fox eye effect, I like to use a piece of tape to get it really sharp. The trick is to always start with the lighter colors and blend up to the black. Also, line your waterline and inner corner with a black pencil to make it look even smokier. Next up, we got the lips. It’s the staple red lipstick but with a dark twist. I personally don’t think bright red lipstick complements my skin tone so I love adding a bit of brown. I use NYX soft matte lip creams to achieve this and the main lippie colors are “Madrid” and “Berlin”. You can add a lip gloss if you prefer, honestly, any clear gloss works. I like using Too Faced Lip Injection Plumping Lip Gloss for that pounty look hehe Last but not least, the freckles!!! This is a small element that ties everything together. It’s what makes it look a lot more natural and effortless. Don’t forget to also use some blush to make your freckles look more realistic, but my method for drawing freckles is with brown eyeshadow powder on a brush. And that’s pretty much all to it! Looks kinda complicated but actually pretty simple and great for any occasions you want to look a bit more extra for!! #CheriePartner
A Satisfying Texture | Foundation for Dry Skin❤️
Look at this awesome close up of the AMOREPACIFIC - Color Control Cushion Compact Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 50 😍 I have this thing called Trypophobia (fear of small holes) but for some reason this close up just fascinates me. You can really see the luminescence of the foundation within the sponge! For those of you who aren’t familiar with CC formulas/cushion foundation, they are typically a smoother, more liquid-like formula than your average foundation that is made to even out skintone. Most true CC formulations focus more on skincare elements and a wee bit less on color/color ranges, especially those from Korean brands. Western brands definite amp up the diversity of their skintone range, as well as overall pigmentation in their formulas. This means you’ll find more full-coverage CC cream/foundation from “western” brands like IT Cosmetic’s it Cosmetics - it Cosmetics CC+ Cream SPF 50+ . (Not my favorite for dry skin. I felt like the Sahara Desert all over again when I used their formula 🙄) Therefore, it might be difficult to find a shade that fits you if you have a deeper skintone. Side note: I consider IT cosmetics to be a western brand because upon a bit of research, the company was bought by L’Oréal and the products are mostly manufactured in China. I love this foundation for super dry skin because of how moisturizing it is. It’s awesome for creating that second-skin finish with a natural, dewy glow. If you have light-medium with slight neutral-gold undertones and struggle with a bit of texture, this foundation line could work well for you! Every time I try something new or I’m stuck in a rut, I always go back to this foundation. I love the ease of use and blendability. The size is great for travel and I find that it doesn’t bother my dry, sensitive, acne-prone skin. You can get a medium to slightly buildable full coverage without “erasing” the dimension/shadows in your face. Even though it has SPF it doesn’t wash my face out completely and doesn’t create a white cast. If there is any, it’s only slightly noticeable. You would have to look reeeaaally close to see it. Layering on powder/cream products are a breeze. I found the best way to use this product is with a slightly damp beauty blender. Start by placing a little bit onto the skin and then proceed to layer more as needed. There is something to be mindful of when you are using this product. If you live in a more humid/moist climate, I would add a little powder after your face primer and then proceed to add this foundation to help keep this in place throughout the day. You could also carry a powder puff with you throughout the day for touch-ups. Because the foundation has high moisture and provides a dewy finish, it can impact the longevity if you live in an moist/humid area 😊 Yay to a healthy glow! ❤️😄
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Dupe alert of TATCHA 🚓 e.l.f. 💕$8 vs. 54$
Hi Cherie sisters 👯♀️ 💗 I want to share my recent fav product: e.l.f. poreless putty primer. I can tell that I’m a huge fan of TATCHA. The silk canva primer was by far the best primers I’ve found on the market (until I found e.l.f.). But I have continued my hunt to test out some more possible dupes with lower price. While scrolling through Cherie, I saw a post about e.l.f. poreless putty primer could be the dupe alert of TATCHA. I recently picked this up from Target and I can tell it is a dupe through component type, color, texture - everything and only $8.00 !!!! Cheap and great quality products. When I open it, it smells a bit chemically. I love the texture: feels like a mix of solid coconut oil and butter (close to a balm but not greasy) . It wasn’t stick or oily for me personally, and I felt it was a little less thick than the TATCHA !!!! It really does make for a flawless look since it is soooo smoothing and completely poreless just like it states. It definitely feels like silk when you touch it as TATCHA does. I'm dry skin type, and this is best for me since is def not dry when I use it, and it's not necessarily hydrating. I love TATCHA, but it was kind of pricey and didn’t last me that long. e.l.f. primer is the best dupe alert of TATCHA silk canva for students who can’t always afford to buy overly expensive makeup (just like me). Lower price with same quality. Gorgeous product!! Tips: I like to use finger to apply primer all over my face. The warmth from fingers will help better break the product down for easier application than brush.
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