Beauty Reviews: November 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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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