This or That? Honest Reviews of Similar Beauty Products, According to Cherie UsersCheck out our Cherie users' reviews of the latest beauty products to find your perfect match.
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!Are you always on the fence? Do you tend to waffle on certain topics? Girls, trust me, you are not the only one. Since numerous kinds of similar beauty products keep popping up, spending copious amounts of time reading product descriptions and comparing preferences has become a common thing. Looking for a hydration cream? But found that there are many types of nourishing creams from the same brand. Even just comparing two lip balms which claim to have the same function wouldn’t work the same. Get out of this loop with the help of our Cherie users, who’ll give you a clear view on beauty. No matter skincare or makeup products, download our app and you’ll find your perfect match that will cater to all your concerns. *All products featured below are sourced from the posts of Cherie's users. Download our app, Cherie, to learn more about us and join our beauty community!*OLEHENRIKSEN Banana Bright Eye Crème OR ORIGINS GinZing Refreshing Eye Cream to Brighten and Depuff
Mar. 11, 2020
My skin type is overall very dry! And these eye creams are very different in comparison to how they help my under eyes! The first eye cream, the origins ginzing brightening eye cream has a very creamy texture, where the olehenriksen banana bright eye creme is not as creamy but is very thick! The origins is for brightening, depuffing, and refreshing! The olehenriksen is for brightening and hydrating! The origins is more drying and isn’t that strong at hydrating for my skin type! But It still works amazing, I think it is good for more normal or combo skin types! The olehenriksen is very hydrating and is super brightening that some days I can go without concealer because it looks like I already have it on, which is amazing! I think I would have to pick the olehenriksen as my favorite because of how it works for my skin type but both are amazing eye creams!FARMACY Honey Grail Ultra-Hydrating Face Oil OR Dermalogica Phyto Replenish Oil
✨My skin is very dry & a good oil is always a great pick me up, especially in the winter! ✨Texture/Consistency? •Farmacy Honey Grail; is a very thick, sticky consistency but it melts into your skin & you can’t feel it. •Dermalogica Phyto-Replenish; is very light & liquid consistency, feels like oil on your face. ✨My thoughts? This or that? I honestly enjoyed the Farmacy Honey Grail more, it made my skin purr hydrated & glowy. I couldn’t feel it at all on my skin, and it didn’t make me breakout at all! It smells like honey & candy! I’m obsessed with this oil! I do like the Phyto-Replenish as well, just don’t love it! It felt like an oil on my face, but it did make my skin feel nice & moisturized. It smells nice like lavender, and it’s got a cool dropper bottle you hold upside down. It is more expensive though. ✨Price Vs. Size? Farmacy Honey Grail oil; it is $48.00 for 1oz Dermalogica Phyto-Replenish oil; it is $76 for 1oz I prefer the Farmacy oil over the Dermalogica, especially since it’s $30 cheaper & it worked better for me!Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Cream OR Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Tiger Grass Cream
The ceramidin cream is hyped up to be a miracle for dry skin, given its five ceramide complex and other ingredients like hyaluronic acid and beetroot extract. It also contains a good amount of shea butter. It also contains less than 1% of synthetic fragrance. On the other hand, the tiger grass cream has centella asiatica extracts and Dr. Jart’s Jartbiome, a “microbiome complex.” It also has shea butter pretty high up on the ingredients list, and there are multiple essential oils. Both are thick creams, though I would say the ceramidin is a bit thicker. Both spread very easily and honestly, they feel amazing on my skin. The ceramidin does feel heavy. It does have a distinct scent, but I know it can be off-putting for some. The tiger grass cream has a light herbal smell—kinda similar to the color correcting cream—and it feels light enough that I’ve been loving it as my daytime moisturizer. It also mixes well with a few drops of oil, which I love adding in. Neither has broken me out (thank goodness!) While I love both, I definitely prefer the ceramidin as a nighttime moisturizer.Soascriptions Nourishing Mask OR Sephora Collection Mask Stick
I have typically oily skin with the occasional breakout and dry spot, but it’s been extra dry lately due to the weather so I’ve been reaching for nourishing masks lately to try and help! . The Soascriptions Nourishing Mask is designed to improve the health and appearance of your skin with various key ingredients. The metallic finish is pretty and love that it doesn’t have a smell. However, the mask is incredibly difficult to wipe off, especially due to the glitter. I have to really rub with a washcloth and it makes my skin pretty red and doesn’t help with nourishing my skin at all. Price: $10.99 for 3 masks (each 1.7 oz/50 mL) Rating: 1/5 . The Sephora Collection Mask Stick is so convenient to use. The scent of this isn’t too strong, but you can definitely smell it. I really enjoy the improvement in hydration and decrease in noticeable dry spots when I use this. I also notice that my face doesn’t feel as tight or dry. This cream mask is so easy to get off!! Price: $8 for 0.88 oz/ 25 g (bottle says 15 uses) Rating: 5/5OLEHENRIKSEN Glow2OH Dark Spot Toner OR PAULA'S CHOICE SKIN PERFECTING 2% BHA LIQUID EXFOLIANT
Price: Paula’s Choice: $29.50 for 4oz Ole Henriksen: $29 for 6.5oz Scent: PC: smells subtly of green tea OH: smells overly fragranced like a sweet candy Consistency: PC: completely clear and liquid, like water OH: completely clear and liquid, like water, with a cooling sensation How my sensitive skin reacts to it: PC: I have slight tingling for 30 seconds after application OH: I have burning and redness for the rest of the night after application Overall thoughts: For my sensitive skin, I will say I prefer the Paula’s Choice product since it doesn’t burn my skin or cause redness after a few minutes after application, but if you are looking to combat wrinkles and fine lines, I would suggest the Ole Henriksen toner. Clogged pores or blackheads? Go with Paula’s Choice. I also can’t stand fragrance so steer clear of Ole Henriksen if you dislike fragrance!FARMACY Green Clean Makeup Removing Cleansing Balm OR DRUNK ELEPHANT Slaai Makeup-Melting Butter Cleanser
Keep in mind I have sensitive, dry combination skin! Price: Farmacy Green Clean: $34 for 3.4 Oz Drunk Elephant Slaai: $35 for 3.88oz Scent: Farmacy: smells like animal crackers or lime sherbet DE: has no smell; maybe a medicinal scent if anything When adding water: Farmacy: turns into a visible milky cleanser and washes off easily—skin feels tight afterwards DE: turns into a clear milky cleanser and leaves a light residue on the skin—feels nourishing and ready for the second cleanse Overall thoughts: The Farmacy Green Clean is nice and does a good job removing SPF and makeup, I can’t use it on eye makeup or around my eye area because it burns the absolute heck out of my eyeballs. The Drunk Elephant Slaai is all around a great first cleanse step and preps the skin for the second cleanse without stripping it. If I had to recommend one over the other it would be Slaai 100%.DIFFERIN Adapalene Gel 0.1 %, Acne Treatment OR Curology formula
Differin gel active ingredient is .1% adapalene, a retinoid that works by speeding up cell turnover. Basically, it’s more difficult for pores to get clogged and develop into acne. The texture is a thin gel that absorbs very quickly. I used Differin gel for several years, and it cleared my acne to a far better degree than the products I had been using before (proactiv). On the other hand, Curology is a telemedicine service that matches you with a medical provider. Mine is 1% clindamycin, 9% azelaic acid, and .018% tretinoin. Curology has been helping my skin over the last year in a whole new way. The bright side is, with Curology, you can contact your provider at any time and they can adjust your formula. They helped immensely. If you’re struggling with acne, my #1 recommendation is Curology because it’s customized to your skin needs and it can be adjusted over time. If Curology isn’t available to you, Differin is also a solid product with proven results. Differin is $30 for a tube that lasts about 3 months, and Curology is $20/month, which is more than worth it to me.BITE Agave+ Daytime Vegan Lip Balm OR Milk MAKEUP KUSH Lip Balm
Scent: Bite- kind of honey, kind of sweet! Milk- very minty Texture: Bite- honestly like butter, broke in the tube it’s so soft! Milk- medium thickness, goes on evenly! Function: Bite- perfect for day or night, non irritating, non sticky! Plays well with others! Milk- it messes up any lip product consistency if I use it with a lipstick Price: Bite- $14 for .15oz (I have a mini) Milk- $16 for .1oz Overall: Bite- The scent is so sweet but doesn’t bother me, doesn’t taste bad or break me out. Milk- I think this might be breaking me out. I don’t think I’d ever repurchase this, the minty scent is far too overpowering and makes my lips tingle. Overall, my favorite of the two is the bite balm! It’s easy to apply, smells great, and hydrates much better than milk!
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