Last Minute Beauty Gift Guide 2018

 

I can’t believe Christmas is only a week away! For those of you who’s a last minute shoppers like me then you might want to continue reading and who knows you might stumble upon something that make caught your eyes.

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*PR Samples

I thought of starting my post talking about a few of the Laura Mercier¬†Holiday Collection that I’ve been most excited about lately. The other week I was lucky enough to receive a package from the lovely pr team and I dived immediately to test them out. You all know that I’m a bit of a hoarder when it comes to makeup and I was super excited to try out some of their products.

So if, you ever run out of ideas to gift for your loved ones. Here’s something that you might want to consider gifting, the Skylights Luxe Essentials.¬†Love it!

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Set Includes 3 Face Illuminators: L-R: Indiscretion, Devotion, Ambition

Self love is important right! So on this day, let’s not forget that it’s okay to pamper and treat ourselves to a bit of something we fancy like this Mood Lights Face Illuminator Trio. I’ve been obsessed with this palette and couldn’t stop reaching for it. The packaging is so luxurious and classy, not to mention the formula is to die for. Laura Mercier has the most beautiful selection of highlighter shades.

Try it for yourself and see if you love it as much as I do. Be dazzled by the festive glow and after all it’s almost Christmas time!

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Ambre Vanille Honey Bath: 6.7OZ.
Ambre Vanille Crème Body Wash: 3.4OZ.
Ambre Vanille Soufflé Body Crème: 6.7OZ.
Ambre Vanille Eau de Toilette: 0.5 FL.OZ

Some of you guys know that I love trying out new different bath products and if you like to know what I’ve been using on my skin for shower and bath time recently. The answer is all the above.

Gift this curated Limited Edition¬†Holiday Body & Bath in Ambre Vanill√©¬†that’s as perfect as it looks. I love the holiday gift packaging and the beautiful scents of vanilla is a match make in heaven. For those of you who’s obsessed with body care and the scents of vanilla on your skin, this set is yours for $80! It smells absolutely delicious!

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If you’ve never tried the Fresh Creme Ancienne products before I honestly can’t recommend them enough. It’s a slightly premium range of Fresh collection. And when I received this mask in my mail box, I was on cloud nine! It’s hard for me to pick a favorite mask from the Fresh collection but Creme Ancienne has to be the one! I love a good face mask and this is right up my street. I’ve very dry skin during winter months and with the honey mask treatment I tested out the last few times, I notice my skin feeling hydrated, pampered and amazing since I’ve been applying this stuff. It also has this incredible smells of PURE honey! Mmm!!! This stuff is great and hydrating. Highly recommend!

The price could be a little on the pricey side but totally worth every penny because it’s really that good. It’s made with superior honey from the Buckfast Bee, a hybrid species selected for only the best qualities. The Creme Ancienne Ultimate Nourishing Honey Mask is available now at Fresh boutiques and Sephora.

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Rose Gold Hand Cream, Lip Balm and Pink Diamond Cleansing Balm

I was thrilled when I heard that Rodial had launched their new makeup collection for the holiday. This stuff is as good as it sounds. That’s why it’s my go-to products in my collection.¬†You will LOVE it!¬† Honestly, who doesn’t want Pink Diamond and Rose Gold in their vanity? I know, I do!

You can use the code “GIFT” to get 15% off your Christmas Gift if you shop now.

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It’s no secret many of you know that I’m a fan of K-beauty and when I received this sheet mask by E&B Cosmetics the first thing that struck my mind was how will I look with this¬†Dokkaebi Magnetic Face Mask Sheet on. But once I’ve it on, all my fear was lost. I felt a little tingly sensation when I put it on but then I don’t feel it after. I love it when sheet mask is loaded with lots of products and this one is no different. I apply the leftovers on my neck and chest. I also notice how smooth and soft my skin feels instantly. It’s so amazing!¬†Definitely try this if you’re a k-beauty fan!

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Another Korean Beauty product that I’ve been using non-stop is the Ciselle Power Lifting Eye Cream for Anti-Wrinkle by E& B. This comes in a pack of 2 and you can share one with your bestie. I haven’t tried it long enough to see the lighting power but I certainly notice my skin around my eyes improving every day. I just know I‚Äôm going to be using this for many years to come! Love it.

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MOISTURIZING PROTECTIVE FACE CREAM 60 ML
 РEYE CONTOUR CREAM 20 ML
 РGENTLE CLEANSING MILK 200 ML
 РREGENERATING MASK 120 ML
 РEXFOLIATING GEL 120 ML
 РORGANIC LIP BALM 5 ML

The final gift guide is this spectacular set of beauty products by Kariderm. They support Fair Trade, Ecological products developed from organic and natural ingredients. Their formulas are biodegradable where the containers are made from recyclable materials.

If you’re looking for an ideal gift set this holiday,¬†Facial Beauty Routine is the answer. You get a complete set of all the essentials for you to carry out your holiday beauty routine effortlessly. And just in case you like to try out a particular product from the set, you can find them¬†selling it separately on their website.

So, I hope you guys enjoyed reading my last minute beauty gift guide and find them useful. Let me know if you’ve tried any of these products out on the comment section below?

Huge thanks to the PR brands for sending me such amazing goodies this holiday season. I had such wonderful time trying them out and I’m really excited to explore the rest of these goodies this Christmas holiday.

If you don’t see me here next Monday, then that’s a wrap for Year 2018 but don’t forget to check on my Instagram for daily post. I like to take this opportunity to thank each and everyone of you for your continued support by reading and following me since 2014. I’m forever grateful for all the lovely comments and love shown by so many of you in this community. THANK YOU so so much!!! See y’all in 2019!

Wishing everyone Merry Christmas & Have a Blessed New Year!

Sharon xoxo

 

 

Disclaimer:¬†¬†I only work with brands I love, so thank you for helping me to support them. I received these products for free (*) in exchange for¬†sharing my experience,¬†all thought and opinions are my own. The affiliate links are for your convenient only and I don’t earn commission or monetary perks from it. The products shown in this blog post were sent to me for consideration. The post is not sponsored.¬†¬†

 

 

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PR Box Unboxing – Everything Cruelty Free

 

Hey everyone! Welcome back to my blog post! February is always such a crazy month for me.¬† So many holiday celebrations, we just celebrated V-Day and Chinese New Year which happened to be on the same month this year. This month, I’m really excited to be sharing a PR Box Unboxing with your guys. There are some interesting and new baby products in this box. A big thanks to my wonderful PR agent for sending me this free samples.

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*PR Samples

If like me you’re a fan of organic, natural and cruelty free products then you’ll know how amazing these formulas and products really are.

The Green Beaver Company

First thing I want to talk about are The Green Beaver Company Baby Wash and Baby Lotion. A Canadian family company¬†founded on the belief that the best ingredients come from Mother Nature.¬†This brand is certified Organic!¬†These stuff are amazing, the formulas are made with your baby benefits in mind. When I use baby wash and baby lotion on my little guy multi-days in a week, I want to know that there’s skin food benefits in them.

What it does: 

Fragrance Free Baby Wash – it’s infused with their exclusive organic chamomile flower extract to provide extra needed hydration and soothing nourishment for baby‚Äôs delicate skin, scalp and hair. Also available in Calming Lavender. I’m glad that like me, you only want the best baby products for your kids. Head over to your nearest drugstore and give this a try!¬†¬†

Baby Lotion – consist of¬†soothing organic chamomile and pure Canadian sunÔ¨āower oil, our baby lotion will gently moisturize your baby‚Äôs delicate skin, leaving it soft and smooth. Perfect for winter and dry weather!

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What’s great about this whole process is that you can find logos of what this product is free of on the packaging. Look for the certified logo of a leaping bunny if you’re looking for a cruelty free product and several other logos that shows what it’s Free of.

#Weleda Baby

Weleda has a vast range of products for face, body, baby and your personal care with affordable prices and great quality products. Here’s a brief history and value behind this brand which I thought might interest you. “Our purpose is to cultivate beauty. We are committed to supporting your overall wellbeing and beauty, and that of every living being. We strive for each of us to be empowered to cultivate beauty in the world, for ourselves, for our children and the future of our planet.”¬†I love supporting brands and companies that holds the same shared values.¬† Have you found your inner nature?

Weleda Diaper Cream

Diaper Care Cream for that gentle protection on your baby’s delicate skin. I share some product swatches below for your convenience. Well, I don’t have a small baby to test it on but I’ll be curiuos to hear what’s your thoughts on this one if you’ve try it on your baby already!¬†

What it does: It claims to soothes skin and diminishes the appearance of redness from day one. Do you agree with their claim? Comment below.

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Next baby care product is the Weleda Nourishing Face Cream that feels so creamy and smooth to touch. It smells so good and relaxing at the same time. I really like the scent of this Calendula flower extracts. I can smell it all day!

What it does:¬†Moisturizing, soothing, easily absorbed, shelters skin from dryness. Helps support skin‚Äôs moisture balance and leaves it velvety-soft. I honestly believe this cream is a must-have during this dry winter season.¬†Suitable for use by adults with sensitive skin, too! I can’t wait to give this a test run!

Weleda Skinfood

Weleda Skin Food cream feels so moist and hydrated on the skin. It has the natural plant extract scents that’s so aromatherapeutic making my body feeling extremely calm and relaxed. I could feel it almost immediately when I had it on. I like treating my skin with skinfood and needless to say¬†I’m now completely hooked!

What it does: For dry and rough skin. Formulated with plant extract traditionally used to soothe the skin. Skin Food hydrates skin to give you that healthy-looking glow. I urge you to give it a go!

#Suro Kids Organic Syrup
Made in Canada

Suro Organic Elderberberry Syrup is great to fighting cold, cough and sore throat. A weeks ago, my little guy caught the worst winter flu plague ever. The fever, flu and cough took a huge toll on his health. It was so bad that, I’ve to rush to our nearest pharmacy to grab a bottle of cold and fever mixture to calm his fever down. One thing I learned that day was, as a parent it’s advisable to always have a cold mixture on standby all year round. I was grateful to receive this in my pr box, it pretty much got my kid covered from now on.

What it does: Traditionally used in herbal medicine to help fight colds and relieve sore throats, cough and fever. For fast, effective relief from colds and flu, cough and soreOREthroat. Elderberries contain over 2 to 3X the antioxidant value of blueberries. This product is all natural, gluten free, preservative free and kid safe.

Iboo bamboo Baby

Moving on to the next two products from the Boo Bamboo Baby range are the Biodegradable Baby Wipes and Baby Natural Sunscreen Spray for kids.

What it does:

Boo Bamboo Biodegradable Baby Wipes – are made of ultra soft, eco-friendly, 100% unbleached bamboo cloth. Safely and gently cleanses baby’s face and body using the highest quality, natural and organic ingredients. 12 sheets for $2.99 a pack.¬†For a smooth and soft baby butt skin your baby will thank you for later, try this on your baby. This stuff is cruelty free, gluten and vegan free.

SPF 30 Kids & Baby Natural Sunscreen Spray Mini – specially formulated, gentle Broad Spectrum UVA / UVB Protection to shield your baby from sun damage. It claims to be fast absorbing, non-white cast and unscented. Spray it as instructed and just leave the rest to the sunscreen!

Radius Organic Baby

Last but not least, I got two items from a good organic brand that in my opinion was a bit under-rated, and it’s the¬†Radius Organic Children Toothpaste in Coconut Banana and the Baby Toothbrush.

I wish I found this brand when my kids were still a baby but t’s not too late for my little ones to still use and enjoy its flavorful toothpaste.

What it does: 

USDA Organic Children’s Toothpaste –¬†the unique formula is certified USDA organic, delivering a natural deep clean, minus any unpronounceable chemicals or additives. It‚Äôs quite literally good enough to eat. If you’re looking for a product that’s utterly organic, hs natural whitening, eliminate nasties and tasty, look no further. This is a must-try for your baby!

Pure Baby Toothbrush –¬†Designed for the delicate teeth and gums of 6‚Äď18 month olds, it softly massages the whole mouth as it works to remove plaque buildup on your little one‚Äôs tiny teeth. RADIUS¬ģ products do not contain BPA. Never have. Never will. You can trust and count on them!

So if you’re interested on natural and cruelty free products, look no further. Give these products a try!

I hope you guys find this useful especially those with young kids. Let me know which you’ll probably pick for your little ones. I’d like to know if you’re inspired by any of this box unboxing in the comment below.

Thanks so much for stopping by and sticking around.

Sharon xoxo

 

 

Disclaimer:  I only work with brands I love, so thank you for helping me to support them. I received these products for free in exchange for sharing my experience, all thought and opinions are my own. The products shown in this blog post were sent to my by a PR company for consideration. The post is not sponsored. 

My Top New High End Skincare Products (Beauty Highlights Series)

 

Hey everyone! Thank you so much to stop by my blog post. With the New Year we tossed for good health, joy and for some a new blank pages on the book for us to fill. In today’s post, I’ll be sharing with you another new content that I’ve been so excited to share them with your guys here in my blog.

I’ve just finished working on Part 2 on this series and had so much writing about it. If you’re interested to read more of this type of posts, don’t forget to hit that subscription button on the right sidebar.

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*Press Release Samples

Even if it’s clear how much you’ve help to protect my skin to continuously look and feel youthful, it certainly won’t hurt to put that feeling into words.¬†Yes, it may sounds cheesy for you but I’m going to do it anyways. Are you ready for it? Well then, let’s do this!

First off I like thank the pr company for sending this package to my mail box. I’ve always love beauty products by Sothys Paris and I’m truly lucky to have this opportunity to do a review on their newest Youth Cream skincare line.

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I can’t stress enough how important it is to take good care of your skin and making sure to protect your face with good quality formula to your skincare routine is a vital step.

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What I love about this product is the rich and creamy texture. Apart from that, this stuff is fragrance free, so it feels super gentle and kind on the skin which I really appreciate. The formula is so soft and smooth in consistency as if you’re wearing silk on your skin.

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The formula is infused with two botanical active ingredients which helps fight against oxidative stress and signs of chronological ageing. I’ve been using it for more than a month and have been loving it so much. You got to try it!

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Micellar Cleansing Waters are products I use on a daily basis. I like using cleansing water because it’s not too harsh for my skin. You see, winter weather makes my skin ultra dry so I try not to add unnecessary cream products that makes it worst. On a contrary, I seek anything hydrating for my thirsty skin.

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You can either use this stuff with a cotton pad or muslin cloth and then go ahead to remove all the makeup residues off the face.

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You light up my life with this magic formula. My skin doesn’t feel overly dry with the micellar water.

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*Deluxe Samples

I can wear you all day. You must noticed that I’m obsessed with every single Sothys products that exist. I’m going to talk about this two deluxe sample products that I was excited to try them out as well.

Restructuring Youth Cream –¬†to restore, fight¬†against visible signs of ageing: wrinkles, even deep ones and skin slackening.

Redentifying Youth Cream –¬†¬†is to regenerate,¬†restore a radiant complexion that is full of vitality while reducing the visible signs of ageing. For each has its own functions but bottom line is to help keep your youth.

As with all Sothys products, this restructuring and redensifying youth cream are a lot pricey than your average drugstore. But if you’re looking for a youth cream that really does a fab job to fight the signs of ageing then these products are for you!

What I love about this Sothys Paris is that the formula feels like silk and consists of top notch BP3 Tri-Complex ingredients.¬†I’m so lucky that I’ve the chance to try you out and I urge those of you who wish to keep your real age to yourselves … definitely give this one a go!

So those are a few of my top new high end skincare products. I’d love to know if you guys have any recommendation products that I should try.¬†Don’t forget to share in the comment section which product is your favorite?

Thanks again for staying with me till the end and I love you very much [muak]! Until next time.

Sharon xoxo

 

Also available in the new range are the Vitality, Firming, Restructuring and Redentifying Youth Creams. You can find them in institute and spas throughout Canada. 

Disclaimer:  I only work with brands I love, so thank you for helping me to support them. I received these products for free in exchange for sharing my experience, all thought and opinions are my own. This is not a sponsored post. 

Palmer’s Coconut Oil Daily Moisturizing Body Care

 

Happy Monday everyone! What better way to start the week then with a new blog post? So, today I share some coconut oil daily moisturizing body care products and what’s in store.

When I was contacted by an agent awhile ago if I’d like to try their products for an exchange of my honest review, I just couldn’t say no. I like trying out new products from brands and Palmer’s is a drugstore brand that I’ve seen and heard so many times before.

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*Press Samples

Year 2018 is another goal setting year for me. One of my goal is to promote and use as many natural products as possible when it comes to beauty, skincare and hair. Because I’m taking a careful check at what I use on my skin.

So, this month I focused on testing out these amazing natural scented Coconut Oil Formula products by Palmer’s and I’m totally obsessed. The coconut oil is the best that I’ve tried thus far.

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I’ve always been curious of natural coconut oil formula products and I’m very excited to share my thoughts and opinion with you all.¬†Note that all the products I’m about to mention are with coconut oil formula base.

In case you’re curious on where to start when it comes to toxic free body products, make sure the products are FREE from:-

  • Parabens
  • Phthalates
  • Mineral Oil
  • Gluten
  • Sulfates &
  • Dyes

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You can practically find coconut extracts in most beauty products nowadays and the benefits are endless. Coconut oil is not only great as food consumption but also for skincare, body care and hair treatment.

First of is the Body Cream by Palmer’s. It comes in a good size plastic jar container containing 125g of cream products. You can immediately smell the sweet almond oil infused with coconut and monoi oil as you open the lid.

Body cream by Palmer's

It helps to keep and lock all the moisture in while leaving my skin smooth and soft all day. I highly recommend this stuff!

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What I love the most about this body lotion is that it absords super quickly so I can slather it onto my skin after shower and get dressed pretty much immediately. It’s lightweight and super nourishing. I think it’s going to be a perfect lotion to reach for on winter months.

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I love love the formula. It feels so moisturizing on the skin and the smell is so ridiculously coconut-y.

Body lotion by Palmer's

What’s so cool about the brand “Palmer’s” is their ingredients which were responsibly sourced and their packaging is eco-friendly. I’m sure you guys will love their products just a much as I do. So give this stuff a try! It’s amazing!!!

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Last but not least is the Coconut Oil Body Oil.

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Coconut oil is one of my favorite oil to use. It helps with dryness, flaky skin and even stretch marks. I like to use it on my feet area where flaky skins are more profound and around my thighs.

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What I like about this body oil is that it’s not greasy or tacky. The product just absorb onto skin leaving my skin feeling wonderful.¬†Any coconut oil fans out there I urge you to try it out!

Why not allow yourself to daydream? You’re vacationing in some kind of a remote tropical island, sunbathing while enjoying a cold fresh coconut drink since all your skincare are pretty much covered!

So there you have it, some toxic free daily moisturizing body care that I’ve been obsessed over this past month. These stuff are amazing and it helps keep my skin hydrated and silky smooth all winter. Palmer’s is a staple drugstore brand that I trust and will continue going back to.

Let me know if you’ve tried any of these products and tell me what you thought of them.

Thank you so much for stopping by and read. Hope you’ve a great day!

Sharon xoxo

 

 

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Disclaimer:  I only work with brands I love, so thank you for helping me to support them. I received these products for free in exchange for sharing my experience, all thought and opinions are my own. This is not a sponsored post. 

 

 

A Peek Inside My PR Box

Welcome to my second blog post of 2018 everyone! I’ve been back to blogging for a week now and I’m so excited to be sharing with you this new series that I’ve been working on to create since last December.

I’ve been receiving many PR packages from brands that I really love and I thought it would be great for me to show you and talk beauty related stuff with you guys. I’m so overwhelmed and grateful to all the brands that have sent me such amazing products to test and try.

I like to give a trendy shoutout to Mr Kim for sending me these amazing pr samples all the way from Korea. A big thanks to you!

#Pack-Tory Mask Pack
*PR Package

When it comes to¬†K-Beauty face products, you can put any of their skincare products on my face and I’d have no complaint whatsoever. I think I’d be quite happy honesty. I’ve been obsessed with Korean skincare brands for the longest time and since I‚Äôm also a huge mask lover as it is, I thought I’d give them all a go and break them down for you. Let‚Äôs see if they make it into my face mask box!

#Pack-Tory

I really like the the box packaging and it would make a perfect gift for your friends or a gift to surprise yourself this coming Valentine. I got two packs of Moisture Hydrogel and two Anti-Aging Hydrogel Mask by Pack:Tory in this cute box. For a retail box, it comes in a pack of 8.

If you’re in the market to look for a get ready skincare that’s both hydrating and helps anti-aging for your skin these Gel Sheet Masks are made for you. If you’ve been experimenting dry patches in the winter, this mask will sort it out in no time. It’s a quick fix for the skin!

Gel Face Mask by Packtory

If you’ve dry skin like me, you need to be very choosy about which masks you put on your face. Many¬†masks that promise to purify, shrink pores and remove blackheads are¬†extremely¬†drying. Instead, look for masks that offer hydration, soothing, or added moisture and hydrogel mask is a great option for those with dry skin.

Inside each pack, you’ll find two separate gel pieces like so. The first half is for the top as shown below and the other part is the bottom half.

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It feels cooling and very lightweight. I really like how hydrating and skinly smooth this product make my skin feels after. The next two days my skin still feels soft and that’s pretty amazing in my opinion.

With the Hydrogel Anti-Aging pack that I’ve tried, i ntoiced my skin has improved significantly. I would repurchase when my sepnding budget permits.

I’ll definitely make room for these masks in my stash. This stuff is amazing! Kudos Pack:Tory!¬†

#Skinae Patch

Next is¬†Skinae Acwin Plus Derm Acne Spot Pimple Absorbing Cover Patch.¬†I’ve heard many great things about this popular product among Koreans and I was so lucky to have the chance to try it out for myself.

Acne Patch by Skinae (Korea)

This product is fragrance free, alchohol free and cruelty free which means no animal testing. Product contains one sheet of patches with 20 patches.

#Skinae Instruction Patch

I get pimples occasionally so this stuff is really great help. When I see a pimple started to form I just put this patch on and leave it overnight and take it off in the morning, the pimple was gone! It works really well on zits, wounds, acne and zits, I’m quite impressed!

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The thin clear hydrocolloid patch feels similar to a hydrogel sheet mask in texture, adhering your skin strongly even through showers and washing. You definitely need to give this a go! I highly recommend it.

Skinae Collagen Eye Patch

Last but not least we got Skinae Phyto Collagen Eye Patch that comes in a pack of 15 sheets. This product is nature-friendly eye patch with no animal originated ingredients.

Individual Packet by Skinae

I’ve been testing out these eye patches non-stop for the last two weeks. I can see my dark under eye circles and puffiness gone each time I use them. I need to try out this longer to see if it reduce the fine lines on the skin. This stuff is so lightweight and comfortable you wouldn’t even noticed you had them on.

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This patch is smooth and soothing on the skin. I really enjoy this stuff.

EYe Patch testing

It’s easy to get distracted by all the different types of Korean beauty products out there, but if you’re a k-beauty lover, try visiting Amazon website to start your year off right!

Leave me a comment if you like reading this type of post. I’m excited to show you guys all the goodies I received from the PR brands. I love to hear your thoughts and if you enjoyed reading this post.

Thank you so much for stopping by to read. If you’re new to my blog, make sure you follow me on my blog.

Sharon xoxo

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An Introduction to Boch√©ry Lab Esth√©tique

 

Hey guys! Since December is a Blogmas month, I thought it would be nice for me to add another bonus post for you guys. The other week I was lucky enough to receive a package containing some top up skincare products that I’m excited to test them out.

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*PR Samples

This is my first time trying out the Nano Face Lab product line by Boch√©ry. They’re full size products and comes in a nice metallic grey tube packaging which I find it to be convenient and travel friendly.

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The first product I want to talk to you about is the Firming Neck &¬†D√©collet√© Cream works as an agent to help delay double chin and decreases the wrinkles of the neck and¬†d√©collet√© (low neckline). I love using firming neck cream in my evening skincare routine just before going to bed. As we age, overtime the skin around the neck will lose its tone and firmness. I’ve seen that on my mom and my aunts and let me tell you that it’s never to early to take care of your skin and the neck area properly.

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The creamy formula feels feather light on the skin one might mistaken it for a gel silicone base but it’s not. It has a nice scents that’s so relaxing. I’ve tested this product for a week now and I like how my skin toned up but I think it’s still too early for me to conclude if this product really helps on skin firming or not. I’ll be back to report more of the updates in the coming weeks.

Nano Anti-Age Cream

I’ve always wanted to use Anti-Age Cream on a daily basis and after using this stuff for more than a week my fine lines skin days are finally over. I completely adores this cream. The formula feels moisturizing and so good on the skin. I notice my skin looking more radiant and it doesn’t feel so dry as before. I’ll definitely adding this to my skincare routine.

Swatch anti wrinkle cream

I like wearing it on a bare face but you can wear it over the top of your makeup so do whatever floats your boat. All in all I love this stuff!

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Last but not least is the¬†Boch√©ry¬†Anti-Wrinkle Lift Serum that I’ve been so obsessed with since I started using it. This serum helps to target on my fine lines that need the most attention. I like to wear it under my night cream. It feels cooling when I first applied them. It absorbs fast and I can immediately see the revitalized effect almost immediately. I’m quite impressed with the performance so far.

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I appreciate tube packaging that comes in a pump format. It makes life so much easier. Just one pump is all you need for the entire face.¬†So definitely give this a go if you’re on the market for a heavy duty lift serum.

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So there you’ve it, some of the products that I’ve acquired from Boch√©ry lately. If you’re new to this brand then make sure you try some of the products I’ve mentioned above.

Thanks so much for stopping by and read. I hope you find this post helpful and comment below which ones are your favorites and if there’s anything you think I need to try next!

Sharon xoxo

 

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Boe Professional Beauty Advent Calendar|LE

 

Hi everyone! It’s insane that Christmas is in just less than three weeks. I don’t know about you but for me, I like to shop early for friends and family so to avoid all that hustle and bustle of shopping malls. All been said, I actually enjoy shopping at this time of the year. Apart from buying gifts for friends and family, I like buying gifts for myself too.

I stumbled upon this cute 12 days Advent Calendar by Boe Proessional when I was grocery shopping. You know I’m a sucker for cute things so I got it even though I know I don’t really need it. I’ve tons of makeup that I can’t finish using but then … it’s so affordable I can’t turned it down.¬† Long story short, I was too excited so I cheated and open them all to show you guys.

So, let’s get started since it’s going to be a long post and so you might want to get cozy.

Boe Beauty Advent Calendar

A twelve days Advent Calendar makeup goodies by Boe Professional for C$11.23 that’s just a ridiculously insane deal if I may say so.¬†I didn’t have high expectation for product that’s less than $2 but I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of these products.

Since Boe Beauty is an Australian beauty brand,¬†it’s not a widely known brand to us here and it‚Äôs not that easily available in stores, but I had a chance encounter with it at my local grocery store.¬†It’s an Australian cosmetic brand where you can order your products online exclusively at BigW.

Lip products

First thing first in the advent calendar in no particular orders are the Colour Shine Lipstick and the Lip Shine Gloss. Gorgeous soft pink and mauvy shades that will leave your lips looking pouty and glossy.

Lips color swatches

I really like the colors of these swatches. It’s nice and it got a different texture that’s light and nicely pigmented. I don’t know if you can believe me if I told you that I’ve a lot of lipsticks but I don’t think I’ve pink shade like that. This lipstick gives your lips a sheer and satin-y look. I think this shade will look nice on any skin types. If pink is your color then you’re going to like it.

I notice the lip gloss has a slightly fruity scents and the formula not sticky at all. It feels comfortable and moisturizing on the lips which I really appreciate.

Boe Beauty Bronzer

Next are the Sunkissed Bronzer, Shimmer Shadow and Body Glitter. The packaging is of drugstore plastic material. It’s very light and you could easy throw in your purse and go. The downside is the compact packaging which I find to be a little on the filmsy side. I was so scare it might drop and break but for less than $2 product with consistent formula, I think I can live with that.

Color swatches Boe Beauty

Can we all just take a minute to appreciate how pretty these swatches are? They’re all incredible pigmented. I haven’t wear body glitter for a long while so I’m very excited to give this a try. As for the bronzer, I find it a tad lighter for my skintone but I can wear it as a blush without any problem.¬†I think my favorite product out of these three is the shimmer shadow. It’s so pretty and highly pigmented! This powder shadow looks almost like cream in texture. It blends effortlessly and it makes my eye looks bigger and more popped! I can totally see myself reaching for it this holiday season. I urge you to try them for yourself and see!

Boe Beauty Eye Products

Moving clockwise is the Tinted Eyebrow Gel, Eyeliner, Flirty False Lashes, Khol Pencil and Curling Mascara. You guys might’ve noticed that I adore eyeliners and when I saw that this calendar not only has one but two liners, I was thrilled.

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First look at the applicator and packaging of this mascara, it’s pretty basic like any other drugstore brands. I can’t wait to test it out on my straight lashes and report back if it actually works.

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Same goes with the falsies. It does look a little intimidating to me at first but I’m all about trying new things for you guys. Frankly, I’ve never wore such a big falsies before so¬†I can tell it’s going to be exciting.

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Both liners glide on smoothly and evenly on the lid. The khol pencil stays on much longer than the liquid ones. I’m a huge fan of liquid liner but this khol pencil just speaks to me. I’m quite impressed with the quality and the staying power.

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Next that I’m going to talk about is the eyebrow gel that’s so amazing. It actually works well in keeping all my fussy brow hair intact while making brow drawing a breeze. I believe you can get this individual product at BigW if you only want this particular eyebrow gel.

Boe Professional

Last but not least, we’ve the Radiant Highlighter and Lip Pencil.¬†

I really like the silicon and creamy feel of this formula. It does gives a smooth layer of highlighter but not those you’d be expecting from high-end brands. It gives you a nice reflection under the light but definitely not that right on your face type of highlighter.

Boe Beauty swatches

I don’t see the results I wanted from the highlighter but if you’re a beginner to makeup. This would be a great place to start.

Did I tell you that I’m been obsessed with the lip pencil! It’s a soft muted fuchsia that’s creamy and smooth in texture. I like how easy this applies on lips.

boe beauty advent calendar

I think this is a great find if you’re new to trying out makeup or on a budget buy. The quality is okay for the price you pay.

I hope you guys enjoyed a little sneak peek of this advent calendar and don’t forget to leave me a comment and let me know what you picked up just recently.

Have you heard or seen this brand in store?

Sharon xoxo

 

 

 

 

 

Fall Glam with Rodial – PR Unboxing & Reviews

 

Hey everyone! I’ve yet another PR Unboxing for you guys. I thought you enjoyed the last one so I thought I’d show it to you on my post what I got sent recently by the brand Rodial Cosmetics. I was sent these new collection so that I can try them out and potentially share them with you. And I’m very grateful for this.

In this post I’m going to talk all about makeup products to glam up this fall/winter.

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*Press Samples

I’ll start with a PR Unboxing¬†and then we’ll go to product reviews that I’ve dying to share with you guys. These makeup products are sent to me for my review and it’s my first time trying out this product line. We got¬†the Rodial Glamolash Mascara Skinny, Instaglam Magic Pen, Suede Lips and a Blush.¬†

Rodial Glamolash Mascara Skinny

I’m going to start with the Glamolash Mascara Skinny since it’s the first product which I took out from the bag and the rest follows next.¬† It says on the packaging – a Soft Black & Lash enchancer and everything you read is true. I’ve been testing out several different mascara lately and it’s safe for me to say that I’m quite impressed with this product.

Glamolash mascara

It has a straight up wand which I quite like a lot honestly. With my typical straight and sparse lashes I really appreciate wand like so. The applicator sort of reminds me of the Tarte Lights, Camera Lashes mascara that I just reviewed not too long ago. And as far as the formulation goes, it’s not super heavy on my lashes and with this one, I find that after I curled my lashes to the max, I’m able to put this on and it’s able to hold my curl and not weight them down. I find this is a great mascara if you’ve lashes that are hard to keep curled. One last thing, the formula isn’t heavy nor super clumping or anything like that. If you’re in the market for a good quality mascara, I recommend you to check this one out.

Rodial Instaglam Magic Pen

Instaglam Magic Pen Eye Glow gives you a nice pearlescent look on the inner eyes and in the corner of the bottom lash line.

Instaglam crystal

Can we just admire the beauty of this gorgeous crystal at the end of this sleek black pen packaging.

Instaglam Magic Pen Swatch Rodial

The formula is not chalky and it gives you that beautiful pearlize finish. I wear it on my brow bone and inner corner of my eyes and I’m loving how it brigthens up.

Rodial Suede Lips

Suede Lips by Rodial in the shade Rodeo Drive¬†is a rich orange red and is perfect for glamming up your look this holidays. This velvety lip pencil gives your lips that super silky feels but provides a matte finish that’s not drying on your lips.

Rodial Sude Lips Crayon

The formula is not too hard nor too soft that makes application super easy. It says on their website that it contains vitamin E which probably is the reason why the formula feels so comfortable to wear.

Lip color swatch by Rodial

I’m liking the texture and this shade is simply gorgeous. Nicely pigmented. It’s glides on creamy and long wearing. I wore it again today and it lasted for hours. It’s so easy to touch up if you want to but in my case I like it even after it faded to an even and nice lip stain. My only complaint is that I notice some tiny feathering on my top lips when I put it on but it’s not very visible unless you go very near to the person. I then use a lip liner to help prevents it from feathering and it works. Problem solved!

Rodial Blush

I’ve my Blusher in Copacabana¬†which is kind of a brigh coral peach shade. This stuff is stunning!

Inside packaging Rodial Blush

It comes in a nice round metal compact packaging with a cute mirror. I like how lightweight and compact it is to bring in your purse. The texture is smooth and it feels almost airbrush when I had it on the other day. It stays on for a good 10 hours and could be longer if only I didn’t remove it for bed time.

Finger blush swatch

You can totally layer it up for more intense look but if you like your makeup to be less is more then one swoosh is enough for each cheek. It just applies beautifully no matter  how much or little I apply. I really like the color payoff. Such a beautiful color!

Rodial blush color swatch

You can go ahead and add this blusher onto your wish list this year. I’m currently in love with the texture and this gorgeous color. And if you’re a hater for shimmery blush then this stuff is made for you. It gives your cheek that healthy sunny glow that’s not over the top.

Overall I was pleased with these products from Rodial. I wear them very frequently! Let me tell you that I’ve been completely obsessed with this glam.

Which of these Rodial products is your favorite? Have you heard of this brand before? Share it in the comment below.

If you like to read more of these kind of PR package unboxing or hauls, please make sure to subscribe below.

Thank you guys for taking the time to read and I hope this was helpful for you. I’ll talk to you guys very soon. Bye!

Sharon xoxo

 

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Available at Rodial online, Shoppers Drug Mart, Amazon and ebay.

 

Top Box Luxury Essentials LE

 

Hey everybody! Thanks so much for stopping by and here’s the story I’ve been getting more requests to feature a more luxury brand makeup on my blog. I’m talking brands like Bobbi Brown, GlamGlow, Darphin and more from this box that’s I’ll be talking here in this blog.

TOPBOX Luxury Essentials

I do understand your concern to know whether products like this are really much better than the products you can get from the drugstore. You know that I’m very familiar with what’s happening at the drugstore but admittedly I haven’t tried or dabbled quite enough products from very high end price range just so you know.

TOPBOX PR samples
#press samples

I’ve been experimenting them on and off for about the past weeks so let’s jump in.

First thing first, I’ll show you what’s in this Luxury Essentials box.

#TOPBOX BEAUTY BOX
Deluxe & Mini size samples
  • Smashbox¬†| Photo Finish Foundation Primer (7.1mL deluxe sample)
  • Bobbi Brown¬†| Crushed Lip Colour – Ruby (2.25g¬†deluxe sample)
  • Darphin¬†| Exquis√Ęge Beauty Revealing Cream¬†(4mL deluxe sample)
  • Est√©e Lauder |¬†Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex ll (7mL deluxe sample)
  • Clinique¬†| TAKE THE DAY OFF MAKEUP REMOVER (50mL deluxe sample)
  • GlamGlow¬†|¬†SUPERMUD (15g deluxe sample)

CLINIQUE MAKEUP REMOVER

First thing I like to talk about is the Clinique Take the day off Makeup Remover. Whenever anyone asks me which oil free makeup remover I’d recommend, I pretty much always say Clinique.

I’ve just went through my first bottle recently and was pleased when I received a deluxe size sample as back up. This is my favorite makeup remover this month. I use it on my eyes, lips and even on my face and it does a great job in removing all. I don’t have to rub my eyeballs out with this product. A gentle wipes is all it takes to remove all your stubborn eye makeup. It does seems a little pricey for a makeup remover but it totally worth it on how well it performs. This stuff is magic!

GLAMGLOW FACE TREATMENT

GlamGlow Supermud Clearing Treatment¬†is a little bit on a hefty price but I’ve good experience with this product so far. It’s my third time trying it last week and I actually like it. It cleans my pores out like no other while giving it a blur out look. I notice the blackheads around my nose is not visible. The smell reminds me of the chinese herbal roots medicine that my granny used to brew when I was little. It’s not terrible actually, you just got to get used to it. This product dries up pretty quickly on the skin so, be sure to apply it fast then leave it on for 5-20 minutes and let it do its magic. You might feel a little tingling for a second or two as the mud started to do its thing. My skin felt really clean after this, I mean really really clean and soft.¬†

If you’ve sensitive skin then you might want to skip on this one.

ESTEE LAUDER ADVANCED NIGHT REPAIR

Moving on is the Advanced Night Repair by Estee Lauder. I just want to say tell you guys upfront that his product is not new to me. I’ve used it long before I started blogging and have been loving it since then. I just felt like I didn’t have a great opportunity to talk about it until now. So here we go! I’m going to say that this repair serum is a hidden gem type of status.

I had first wore this product it my late twenties, and fast forward to today I’m revisiting a product that I truly love. When I got this sample, I immediately start using it. I’m so impressed with the improvement on my skin. I notice my skin looks radiant and smooth in texture wise. A flashback on why I love it was because this serum really helps reduce fine lines on my forehead significantly.¬† I was glad I started early with this product. It works great and I highly recommend it! It’s like walking back on memory lane.

DARPHIN SKINCARE
Exquis√Ęge Beauty Revealing Serum

My first time trying out this brand by Darphin is awesome. As we all know, skincare product is something that just can’t be a one time thing because it needs time to work. . So, let just say that I’m in the stage of figuring it out now but I can tell you that after using it for about two weeks now, I notice my skin feels firmer and less dull.

It’s a lightweight gel that keeps my skin feeling well hydrated. It’s not greasy or drying at all in case you’re curious to know. I can’t stop falling in love with this heavenly scents. It smell so so good! For product that really works,¬†I would change my skincare regimen for this. Major thumbs up from me!

SMASHBOX PHOTO FINISH PRIMER

In this box you’ll also get a mini size version of the Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer. This product has been in the market for a while and a lot of people has been talking about it.¬†I’ve heard many mixed reviews about this product but I’m one of the many that find this primer works well on me.

I wore it again for my daughter’s birthday dinner last night and I got so many compliments on my flawless makeup.¬†This primer is a dream come true. It’s super lightweight, feels wonderfully silky and gives my skin a flawless look. I’ve never felt anything quite like it before and it felt almost high-tech in my opinion. What do you think? Have you tried this primer before? Share it in the comments below.

I like to apply them all over my face. You just need a small pea size product to cover the whole face. Once set, I go ahead to apply my foundation and the rest of my makeup. This primer is a universal translucent gel that works for every skin tone. Perfect!

BOBBI BROWN LIPSTICK

I usually buy lipsticks in mauve nude or classic red so when I saw this in my TopBox essentials I just flipped out. A gorgeous mini by¬†Bobbi Brown Crushed Lip Color in the shade Ruby. It’s described as a mid-tone ruby red.

Lately I’ve been rocking on some of my favorite darker red and berry lipsticks and since you guys like the lip swatches I did on my previous posts. I thought I’d put a #LOTD in this post as well.

#LOTD Bobbi Brown Crushed Lip
#LOTD in the shade Ruby

I gave it a whirl and boy look how pretty is this! It’s definitely ruby on my lips you guys. The formula goes on sheer and pigmented. It feels very comfortable on the lips. It’s save to say it qualifies for MLBB (My Lips But Better) lipstick.¬†A smooth, sheer and satin shade that¬†I think will look great on anyone this holiday seasons. You need to try Bobbi Brown Crushed Lip Color if you haven’t already.

Do let me know in the comment if you like to see this type of post again or just sprinkle in more luxury product reviews on my blog. Bear in mind that I’m by no means abandoning drugstore like that’s my happy place.

What do you think? Would you pick up this box? Let me know in the comments!

I’m just happy with these products. Many thanks to TOPBOX for these gorgeous press samples.¬†You can enjoy a 15% off your first purchase with the offer code TOPBOX15!¬†

Thank you guys for taking the time to read and I hope this was helpful for you. I’ll talk to you guys very soon. Bye!

Sharon xoxo

 

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Get The Look with Neutrogena Hydro Boost Makeup

 

I’m completely obsessed with every single products which was sent to me by this pr company.¬† Most of you know that I love the brand Neutrogena and I’ve been wanting to try their makeup line for the longest time. So having these makeup products to try is truly a dream come true since we don’t have it here in Canada.

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I’m introducing you guys to a line of makeup with hydrating hyaluronic acid from Neutrogena. I’ve four new products from the Hydro Boost line that I’m very excited to talk about today.

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First thing I want to talk about is the Hydro Boost Hydrating Lip Treatment by Neutrogena.

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It comes in a clear transparent plastic packaging. Very easy to bring it along in your makeup bag. Super nourishing and gentle to the lips. On their website they claim that it makes lips look and feel hydrated for 24 hours. Honestly, I don’t wear makeup for more than 12 hours duration so I can’t tell if it stays hydrated for 24 hours but I can say that when I tried it on, I was quite impressed with the result. It’s not going anywhere unless you start eating.

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Available only in one shade and here’s a swatch my finger pick up directly from the pan. A colorless pigment that you can wear and great for everyday. It’s jammed packed with products that a little really goes a long way. It’s moist and comfortable on the lips. Definitely snap it up before the arrival of cold and dry season.

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If you’re new to the world of lip balm this is a great place to start because it’s very easy to work on and so affordable. It’s very hydrating to the lips and not waxy whatsoever. I had it on again yesterday and it lasted me for 3-4 hrs until I had a bowl of ramen noodle for lunch.

Neutrogena nourishing long wear

Moving on is the Nourishing Long Wear Eyeshadow + Build in Primer. I’ll be going through this quad for you and giving you my opinion. It comes in a stripe format which I really adore. I do like the color scheme in it. You’re getting four eyeshadows and a mini dual ended sponge applicator.

Color swatch hydro boost shadows

The quality of these shadows are pretty consistent in my opinion. It has that silky and velvety texture feels which I really like. This product will be amazing for beginners. And if, you want something that you could wear daily and yet get that natural look, these shades definitely fit the bill!

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These shadows are good, I mean we’re talking good pigmentation here. The shadow on my right side is very smooth and buttery to touch while the rest are equally smooth with a more powdery consistency. They’re easy to apply and blend nicely. They applied evenly which I really appreciate from powder shadows. I did noticed this shadow kick up some powder but it doesn’t really bother me very much since I just have to tap the excess powder off before I do my thing.¬†I’d say these shades are nice for your every day wear.

Neutrogena hydrating tint

This Natural Ivory shade Hydrating Tint would be perfect for Nicole Kidman but it’s definitely too light for my NC25 skin tone. I’m going to skip talking about the color but instead focusing on the formula and the packaging.

I love the formula of this foundation. It claims as a hydrating foundation that’s better for your skin than wearing no makeup at all! I agree with their claim. It’s so lightweight and comfortable that you wouldn’t feel you had it on.

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It comes in a cute bottle packaging with a silver twist on cap that looks really luxe. I do appreciate big doe foot applicator like so. It’s able to pick up products like no other.

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I love the formula so much, I need to get the correct shade for my skin tone right away. If you’re looking for a flawless look that’s good quality and great value for money, this product really packed a punch. It’s amazing!

As I was wrapping up this post, I received two darker shades foundation from my pr agent since the first one was too light. So I think I’ll do a separate post dedicated to this product. Don’t forget to stay tuned for the next post if you want to see other color swatches in action.

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Another new lip product line I want to talk about is the Hydro Boost Hydrating Lip Shine.

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The lip shine name is call Velvet Wine. A new formula that’s non-drying and not sticky. Lip gloss that locks the moisture and gives your lips that intense conditioning shine. As far as the wand applicator is concerned, I noticed that it comes a little too big. You need to pull and push the applicator with more force out or in from the tube. But the wand applies evenly and glides on the lips ever so smoothly if I can say so.

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I highly recommend the shades¬†Deep Cherry and Velvet Wine which is beautiful for fall and festive holidays. I just can’t get enough of this lovely color!

lip shine hydro boost
#LOTD On my lips I’m wearing the shade Velvet Wine

I’m loving it! My lips feels so moist, plump and juicy. It’s the best feeling ever for a lip shine in my opinion. It gives a luxurious finish that I truly appreciate. This is a winner in my book. Such a gorgeous formula that I’ll never get sick of.¬†If you haven’t tried this Hydrating Lip Shine yet, I urge you to add this to your makeup bag!

Let me know what you think of these! Have you tried any makeup from Neutrogena? What are your favorite products?

Thank you guys for always reading, please comment and subscribe. I hope you guys enjoyed reading my opinion and how this product works for me.

Wishing you all a wonderful week! I’ll talk to you guys again soon. Bye!

Sharon xoxo

 

 

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Disclaimer:¬†*These products were sent to me in exchange for an honest review. I’ve not been influenced by this and all words and opinions are my own.¬†¬†I only work with brands I love, so thank you for helping me to support them. This is not a sponsor post!

 

*Please note, NEUTROGENA¬ģ Cosmetics are not currently available for purchase in Canada.¬†

New In: FAll Makeup Sothys Paris “REFLET”

 

It’s officially Fall here in Canada and it also mean that my favorite season is finally here. We had a long summer this year and boy am I glad that it’s over. There’s only two things that excites me this time of the year. Yes, I’m talking about new fall makeup release and the holidays.

Sothys Paris Makeup
Reflect. The new Fall-Winter 2017 makeup collection! 

Recently, I was contacted by an agent and was asked if I was interested to test out some new makeup releases by Sothys Paris and I immediately said yes. Fall always gets me excited and to talk you guys through some of the products I was sent, that’s even more awesome.

I received a package in my mail a week ago from Sothys Paris and when I opened it up to see all these goodies. I’m pretty sure my heart skipped a beat.

Sothys Paris Velvet Effect Lipstick
SRP : $35.95

The Velvet Effect Lipstick in Rouge des Arts

First up I just want to talk about this gorgeous lipstick. I’ve a few Sothys Paris lipsticks in collection and they have the best matte lipstick I’ve ever own. I love love their classic red lipstick. They’re so beautiful and the formula is just out of this world. Imagine your lips being this beautiful and sophisticated.

I fell in love all over again the moment I lay my eyes on it. It comes in an elegant red velvet cloth packaging which I really appreciate. This protects it from scratching and dirt.

Granted, we know that lipstick doesn’t take much effort but a little luxury can definitely make a huge difference. A good lipstick makes you feel and look great. Won’t you agree? If you’re like me and you love wearing a good matte lipstick then you really need to try these.

The Velvet Effect Lipstick Bullet
The Sothys imprint adds a finishing touch to the lipstick. So luxurious!

This lipstick applies like no other creamy lipstick does. It glides on like a dream and the texture is super soft and smooth. It feels so comfortable on the lips, you won’t noticed wearing it. The finished result looks and feels fabulous. Check out on my instagram post to see how I wore it.

Sothys Paris lipstick

The shade¬†Rouge des Arts is a an intense and seductive red and it’s one of those shades that I’d wear everyday and for the upcoming holidays. The texture is velvety smooth and richly pigmented with a beautiful matte finish. Your answer to a luxury lips!

Let me know which fall shade is your favorite?

Sothys Cream Blush
SRP : $45

The Cream Blush in Voile de Rose

Okay, I’m going to move on to blush. This is a seasonal cream blush that’s only available in one shade and it’s the Voile de Rose.¬† The shade is described as an old rose with warm undertone. It comes in a very cute and elegant glass jar packaging.

Cream Blush up closed

This cream color blush is so amazing because it’s just so natural and honestly I would never apply creams without even looking into a mirror. That’s just how easy it is to use. You can literally just dab like so and you’re done. A little goes a long way with this.

Oh, it’s so good!

FOTD Sothys Blush

A cream blush that transforms into a powder. That’s amazing! It’s matte and it has no shimmer and no sheen. And if you’re a matte girl then you go for this.

Sothys Smoky Eye Duo 1

The Smoky Eye Pencil in Zinc Grey

Introducing the new and improved Smoky Eye Duo that includes a Smoky Eye Pencil and an Eye Contour Pencil in matching shades.

Sothys Eye Duo Crayon

The first thing that I’m going to tell you about is this Smoky Eye Pencil and the shade I got is this amazing¬†Zinc Grey. It’s a jumbo size crayon pencil that’s easy to work on. Just look at how pretty this shade is, I really like it a lot. It somehow reminds me of fall and winter.

Sothy crayon pencil color swatch

Just look how pigmented it is. It’s waterproof, it’s a gorgeous grey and with a shimmer finish.¬†Glides on so well without any tugging whatsoever.

Honesty, when they said iridescent, they mean it. This is like the most pigmented, creamiest and glorious pencil shadow I’ve ever used. Ahhh!!! These are so pigmented and long wearing. They’re just amazing!

Sothys Contour Eye Pencil

The Eye Contour Pencil in Zinc Grey

When drawing a perfect line never been this easy. A retractable eye contour pencil that does it work at its best.¬†I put this on my hands to swatch it once and I had a shower and I wash my face and it didn’t come off. Seriously it doesn’t budge. It’s waterproof!

Sothys Paris Eyeliners
Top row: Contour Eye Pencil (iridescent) / Bottom row: Smoky Eye Pencil (iridescent)                SRP: $48.50

Here are the two matching shades side by side on swatches.

EOTD Sothys Paris
#eotd Wearing Eye Contour Pencil – Zinc Grey

I’m pretty much swarmed and so impressed by these amazing products and if you don’t see me on my blog, you know I’ll be spending my day dolling up.

So that’s everything that I got for you guys today and if there’s something from this brand that you feel that I really need to try please let me know in the comment down below. I hope you’ve enjoyed this post and you found it helpful.

What do you think of these new collection? Which one would you pick? Share in the comment section below.

You can purchase the new Sothys Fall-Winter 2017 makeup collection available now in  cosmetic institutes and spas throughout Canada.

Thank you so much for reading and until next time bye!

Sharon xoxo

 

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Neutrogena Back To School Supplies

 

Back To School for most people is all about shopping for school supplies but don’t forget to shop for your skin care products while you there. Imagine all the stress and anxiety of going to high school. So exciting and nerve breaking too am I right! Having said that, with high stress, the uninvited guest usually pops out of nowhere. That’s right, I’m talking about acne.

Neutrogena skincare products

It seems that Neutrogena is killing it with their Back To School Rapid Clear Stubborn Acne product lines. I’ve high hope on all these product samples I received from the PR company. Huge shout out to the team!

rapid clear cleanser

Do you ever have a feeling of deja vu? Drugstore skincare products are starting to feel like this to me. I love talking skincare with you guys in my blog. Since summer will be over soon I thought of sharing some products that will make your back to school easy peasy.

These works amazingly well. I typically don’t get pimples but when I do I use this to help get rid of them:

NEUTROGENA¬ģ¬†Rapid Clear¬ģ¬†Stubborn Acne¬ģ¬†Cleanser

A cleanser that works to remove dry and uneven patches. With only a few wash I started to notice some of my uneven skin disappears. The formula work well with my skin and I’m so glad it did. If you’re a combo to dry skin type with moderate acne problem then you’re going to find this product helps. Worth checking it out.

rapid clear leave on mask

NEUTROGENA¬ģ¬†RAPID CLEAR¬ģSTUBBORN ACNE DAILY LEAVE-ON MASK

I like to wear this every once a week in the morning especially when I know I’ll be indoors most of the day. You just wet your hands and then apply the product all over the face. Once it dries up, you get a smooth and powdery finish feel to it.

rapid clear spot gel

NEUTROGENA¬ģ¬†RAPID CLEAR¬ģSTUBBORN ACNE SPOT GEL

My skin has been good these past months and since I don’t have any breakouts or pimples I’m not able to test out this spot gel to its fullest accuracy. But if you’re on the lookout for something that has benzoyl peroxide than look no further.

Neutrogena claims this product helps clear breakouts with maximum strength and reduce the signs of stubborn breakouts. It’s required that you wash your hands every time before applying products to sensitive skins. Keep your hands away from pimples for your skins sake. Use spot gel instead.¬†Neutrogena is a drugstore brand I trust.

acne correct and cover neutrogena

NEUTROGENA¬ģ¬†OIL FREE ACNE CORRECT & COVER PINK GRAPEFRUIT MOISTURIZER

I can’t stress enough my obsession for BB cream or tinted moisturizer and when I saw this in the pr box I was elated with the prospect of trying these bad boys out. Love the lighweight formula and coverage. It makes my skin looks more even and it feels really nice having this moisturizer on.¬†At $8.97 a tube you can’t go wrong with that!

neutrogena bb cream

Available in 2 shades.¬†Fair to Light and Medium to Tan. Can’t find your perfect shade, you can mix and match to your desirable skin color. This line is great for sensitive or acne prone skin types, I recommend you look in your local drugstore.

As usual, let me know what you think. Which product will you likely pick for yourself or your loved ones? I’d love to know in the comments.

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Disclaimer:  I only work with brands I love, so thank you for helping me to support them. I received these products for free in exchange for sharing my experience, all thought and opinions are 100% honest and my own. This was not a sponsored post.