Our New 'Cheers' Feature Is All About EmpowermentIntroducing "cheers" on Cherie; our way of empowering and showing thanks to one another.
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! When you think about social media, you hardly think about feeling empowered, or being shown gratitude. Though these emotions can and do exist within social media platforms, it isn't necessarily a priority for most social apps. Here at Cherie, it is. As a beauty app that values authenticity in our community, it's important that we're able to show gratitude and empower our peers when they take the time to share their honest beauty stories and reviews. Enter our new "Cheers" feature, the perfect way to show your fellow beauty lovers just how much you appreciate them.A Feature Based in ThanksThe need for a feature like "Cheers" came about when team Cherie noticed our users were creating incredibly honest, thoughtful, and helpful content to aid other users in making the best beauty purchases. We thought that there should be a more joyful and fun way to show fellow Cherie users that you were grateful for their content, and to empower them to keep sharing! From that feeling, "Cheers" was born! Characterized by two clapping hands, sending someone a "Cheers" on Cherie means you find their post helpful, and you're encouraging them to keep it going! Cheer On, Through The Good and BadWhat we love about the new "Cheers" feature is that it's about sending thanks to good, useful content—not just content that looks beautiful or aspirational. So that post where someone is being honest about their skin concerns? Send them a "Cheers" to let them know you appreciate their honesty, and to empower them to continue their journey. Even posts that bash on products that didn't work deserve good "Cheers" because they're helpful in knowing what you SHOULDN'T buy. Start Cheering!With our new "Cheers" feature, we hope to continue to cultivate a platform based on honesty and authenticity. If you're on board with cheering people on through the good and the bad, download Cherie now to start cheering people on!
Mar. 10, 2020
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My well-loved drugstore makeup essentials
These are the drugstore makeup picks I ACTUALLY use! Don’t get me wrong, I love a good Tarte Shapetape Concealer. Even the latest launches from Rare Beauty have me swooning. But drugstore makeup holds a special place in my heart. Walking through the aisles of Target or CVS gets me giddy. Quite honestly, I count those trips as my therapy sessions. Plus, these are the places were I started getting essentials to experiment with when I was younger! My favorite brands to score from are no doubt Pixi, NYX, Essence Cosmetics, Sonia Kashuk, Maybelline and Covergirl. They’re just my go-to’s! They’re the brands constantly putting out dupes for cult favorites. Everything in this picture, I use on a daily basis. I’ve been going through Maybelline Lifter Glosses like they’re going out of style. I actually was responsible for my local Target running out of stock once...oops. Another new essential that’s crawled its way into my everyday routine is the Covergirl Cooling Glow Stick. It’s part of their new Clean Fresh line and I use it on my WHOLE face. Top tip: try it under your eyes over your concealer 👀 I’m still in search for the perfect drugstore CC cream, does anyone have any good recommendations?
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?
BIRTHDAY GLAM ✨
Here the finished look to my clients birthday glam look✨COLOURPOP - Minor in Astrology FENTY BEAUTY - Trophy Wife Life Makeup Set MAYBELLINE - SuperStay 24H Full Coverage Liquid Foundation
This week’s ✨Cherie Spotlight ✨ w/o Jan 11
Hi all! Happy New Year 🎉🥳 We’re excited to kick off another week of Cherie Spotlight with exciting beauty gifts to share some cheer with our amazing community…and some GOOD NEWS! We’re switching it up and bringing back WEEKLY Cherie Spotlights!!! Weekly winners of Cherie’s Picks, New on Cherie, and Cherie Convo will receive a free beauty gift to enjoy as a thanks for creating content and stories loved and cheered on by the cherie community. As a reminder: ￼Cherie’s Picks - our favorite top engaged with content, selected by team cherie. ￼New on Cherie - share your first posts on cherie for a chance to win! ￼Cherie Convo - post into the topic of the week to win! Check out our last post to check the cherie convo of the week.
i tried covergirl’s clean fresh line...
... and i have a lot to say! it has been ages since i posted a detailed review of a product, so we might as well just dive in! COVERGIRL - Clean Fresh Cooling Glow Highlighter Stick the first product from this collection that i tried was their cooling glow stick. i own shades “opal dreams”, which is a nice opal pale-pink shade, as well as “so gilty” which is a more warm-toned golden nude shade. they are super cooling and have a nice natural sheen to them which can be emphasized by topping with a powder highlight. i find myself reaching for this a lot to make my complexion dewy and nice! COVERGIRL - Clean Fresh Hydrating Concealer i think people who do exclusively natural makeup will love this product. it is creamy and suitable for drier complexions (unlike my own), but the coverage simply isn’t enough for me. i would consider it light-medium, but i do usually choose the higher-coverage (but MUCH DRIER) COVERGIRL - TruBlend Undercover Concealer . COVERGIRL - Clean Fresh Pressed Powder i like this powder. i own the translucent shade and the flashback is nothing crazy. i do find i have to use a lot more of it than i did when i used to use the MAYBELLINE - Fit Me Matte + Poreless Powder. COVERGIRL - Clean Fresh Skin Milk Foundation i like this foundation as well. it does have a unique smell which may trouble some but the coverage is nice and the finish could be described as satin. people either love or hate this foundation, but i think it is great and will certainly repurchase it! OVERALL.... i love this line and i think it is great for everyday natural makeup looks. my favourite is easily the cooling glow stick and least favourite being the hydrating concealer. overall, i love using all of these products together and i will likely repurchase many of them!!⛅️💗 i hope you enjoyed ;) please be sure to follow here and on my IG @chloebrk.mua #cheriecreator
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