Beauty Reviews: November 2017

Volition Beauty Oil-Control Mattifying Mist Origins Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask to Clear Pores Volition Beauty Detoxifying Silt Gelee Mask Huda Beauty Desert Dusk Eyeshadow Palette Origins Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Exfoliating Cleansing Powder to Clear Pores Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Cleanser Foaming Wash Volition Beauty Oceanene Youth-Boost Gell Volition Beauty Turmeric Brightening Polish

Last month I had tried out the eye gel from brand new line Volition Beauty and absolutely fell in love with not only the product but also with the company’s philosophy.  They call upon all their customers to become their next product innovators by encouraging wannabe beauty product designers like myself to submit their ideas for what they would like to see created.  Thousands of people vote and the best ideas get created in their labs.  Genius!  Why try to guess what your customers want?  Just ask them to create the products of their dreams!  Each product comes with the story of their innovator adding a great personal touch of inspiration. My fascination with this company sent me on a buying frenzy at Sephora as I wanted to try all of their products.  With lots of excitement, here are my reviews of the Volition Beauty products (and a few others):  (click “Continue Reading” button below to see the beauty product reviews)

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Beauty Reviews: October 2017

Kiehl's Ultra Facial Overnight Hydrating Masque Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Eye Cream Volition Beauty Helix AM/PM Eye Gel Clinique Pep-Start Hydroblur Moisturizer Kevyn Aucoin The Exotique Diamond Eye Gloss Peter Thomas Roth Cucumber Gel Mask Clinique Pep-Start Eye Cream Clinique Pep-Start 2-in-1 Exfoliating Cleanser

After doing 12 months worth of “Beauty Obsession” posts, I realized that in almost every post, I had come across a product or two that fell a little short. This month I decided to change the title of my monthly beauty posts to “Beauty Reviews” since it felt more apropos. So, here are the beauty products I tested and reviewed for October:  (click “Continue Reading” button below to read the product reviews)

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Beauty Obsessions: August 2017 – Drugstore Edition

St. Ives Nourished & Smooth Oatmeal Scrub & Mask Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture Combination Skin Nuxe Reve de Miel Lip Balm Aveeno Ultra-Calming Makeup Removing Wipes Neutrogena Pore Refining Toner It's a 10 Miracle Leave-In Product Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion Neutrogena Rapid Clear Stubborn Acne Spot Gel

For this month’s beauty obsessions, I wanted to share all of my favorite drugstore products.   I have gone through a lot of trial & error with drugstore products to extract my go-to gems.  While there are many lower priced products that fall short of expectations or even cause skin irritations in my case, there are quite a few that works wonders!  Here are some of the drugstore beauty products that I can’t live without: (click Continue Reading button below)

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Beauty Obsessions: March 2017

ColourPop Super Shock Shadow in Girly Dior Gel Shine Givenchy Rouge Interdit Vinyl Color Enhancing Lipstick in Noir Revelateur Deborah Lippmann Gel Lab Pro Base Coat and Top Coat Set Givenchy Rouge Interdit Vinyl Color Enhancing Lipstick in Beige Indecent Deborah Lippmann Gel Lab Pro Poliish in Sea of Love Dior Vernis Gel Shine and Long Wear Nail Lacquer in Incognito 257 Bumble and Bumble Full Potential Hair Preserving Shampoo

It’s time to prep yourself for spring with some new beauty products!  While it is generally good practice to do your spring cleaning BEFORE restocking, it’s easier said than done.  No cleaning out for me yet.  Instead, I’ve added a few new exciting gems to my beauty collection this month that I can’t wait to share!  Here are this month’s beauty obsessions (click the underlined product names in the post to buy):

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Beauty Obsessions: October 2016

Oribe Royal Blowout Anastasia Beverly Hills Peach Nectar Illuminator MAC Mineralize Loose Powder Eve Lom Rescue Mask Urban Decay 24/7 Waterline Eye Pencil Luxy Lash BabyDoll Lashes Philosophy Microdelivery Exfoliating Wash Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray ColourPop Eyeshadow in Weenie

If you were too busy having summer withdrawals last month and happened to miss my September Beauty Obsessions, be sure to check them out HERE, since we here in LA seem to be experiencing an Indian Summer! 😉

Looking for even more killer beauty products that keep you looking & feeling your best?  Good news… my October Beauty Faves are here!  Click the links below to shop the Beauty Products I’m obsessed with for October 2016:

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