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BEAUTY SPOTLIGHT: DERMARIE ANTI-AGING CLEANSER & FACIAL SERUM REVIEW + GIVEAWAY!

September 01, 2015

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{ R-L: the consistency of the cleanser and the serum shown }

Dermarie Advanced Skin Science was kind enough to send me samples of these two products to try out for you guys. I’ve been testing the NEW Age Defying Facial Cleanser + Rose Hip Seed Oil, and the Skin Tightening Anti-aging Facial Serum for about a month.

And because I see and feel the results, I’m excited to talk about them with you and include them in my Beauty Spotlight Series. But first, let me give you a little 4-1-1 on the company…

Dermarie gives us results by merging ground-breaking skin care technology with powerful ingredients found in nature. What does that mean for you and me? That means we get natural and effective skin care. Skin care that is perfect for most skin types. Skin care with rich benefits due to Mother Nature’s ingredients. And because their products are NOT loaded with things we don’t want for our skin, we can be sure we’re getting pure, powerful + healthy skin care products. All Dermarie skin care products are also developed right here in the U.S. and are 100% cruelty free and never tested on animals.

Age Defying Facial Cleanser + Rose Hip Seed Oil:

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I’m just going to list what I liked and noticed from using the product.

→ it has a barley there fresh, clean scent. I smell a hint of rose.

→cleanser turns into a nice lather

→takes off all my makeup (if you use heavy makeup or waterproof eye makeup, I suggest you cleanse twice or use a makeup wipe prior)

→does not strip my skin or leave it feeling dry

→my skin looks and feels clean after use

→my skin appears healthy

overall I’ve really enjoyed using this cleanser!

FACTS/PRODUCT CLAIMS:

formulated with Vitamin A,C, E, F and Rose Hip Seed Oil. With daily continued use it supposed to help promote collagen growth, deep clean, balance the skin’s natural pH, reduce wrinkles, hydrate and restore a smooth and firm appearance.

MSRP – $35

Size – 4 oz.

for all skin types

Skin Tightening Anti-aging Facial Serum:

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I’m just going to list what I liked and noticed from using the product.

→I don’t detect a scent

→lightweight serum that quickly absorbs into my skin

→1-2 pumps is all I need

→non-greasy formula

→immediately after use I feel my skin tighter!

→I’ve noticed a smoother texture of my complexion, especially on my forehead

this serum is truly one I will keep as apart of my routine. I can’t get over the immediate tightening effects! This serum sure lives up to its name.

FACTS/PRODUCT CLAIMS:

MSRP – $88

Size – 1 oz.

for all skin types

With twice daily application, this product claims to smooth fine lines and wrinkles, instantly lift and tighten for an immediate firmer complexion, and stimulate collagen.

For more information on these, or any other Dermarie skin care products, please visit their website by clicking here.

*And as always, these opinions are my own and true.

Thank you Dermarie for letting me try these amazing products!

**PLEASE CHECK MY INSTAGRAM TOMORROW FOR A CHANCE TO WIN YOUR VERY OWN DERMARIE FACIAL CLEANSER + SKIN TIGHTENING SERUM! 1 LUCKY WINNER WILL RECEIVE BOTH PRODUCTS. DETAILS WILL BE POSTED ON MY INSTAGRAM ON WEDNESDAY , 9/2.

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Laura Geller Beauty Summer Glow

Summer Beauty | Laura Geller + Stila

June 17, 2015

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Baked Body Frosting { in HAWAIIAN GLOW }| Blush-N-Brighten { in SUNSWEPT } | Gelato Swirl Illuminator { in BALLERINA }

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I’m all about a bronzed glow right now. I love simple makeup looks that are glowy and effortless for the summer time. I want to wear the least amount of makeup possible during these very hot and humid months here in Miami. I live for just popping bronzer on my face, some highlighter and a pretty bright lip. No matter what skin tone you have, a sun-kissed glow is flattering on everyone!

Laura Geller‘s Baked beauty products all start as a liquid, that then are poured into terra cotta pans and are baked until they turn into a soft, wonderfully pigmented & creamy powder. By using this baked method, the terra cotta tiles help sustain hydration in the product as well as in your skin. You know how sometimes after you’ve dusted a powder across your face and then your skin feels…dry?  Well, not with these products. You get the color pay-off, hydration and glow!

Stila Cosmetics

Sun, Sea + Splash Summer 2015 Collection

Aqua Glow Perfecting Bronzer | Contouring Bronzer For Face + Body { in DARK } | Liquid Lipstick { in AMALFI } 

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Fun Fact:  Stila was one of the first high-end brands I started using back when I was in high-school.

I have been loving the NEW Summer Collection. The matte bronzer really does stay all day, it applies effortlessly, and never turns muddy or orange. I apply it where the sun would normally hit my face – forehead, tops of my cheeks and a little across my nose.

I have used the Aqua Glow bronzer only 3 times, I just got it last week. But I really like the dewy sun-kissed look it gives. I’ve tried wearing it alone, but I like mixing it with a little foundation. It does not feel or look oily on my skin. I prefer though, to set my T-zone anyway with powder after I apply this.

The Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick is a beautiful color { shade:  AMALFI — a coral-pink }. This pop of color is great with tanned skin. I’m still on the fence with this product though. It does last, but what bothers me is the smell and the texture of it. It smells kind of ‘chemically’ and it dries out my lips. BUT I do love the color. I think maybe I’ll try putting a gloss or something over top to see how that goes.

These products are perfect for creating that summer sun-kissed glow!

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New Pixi By Petra beauty buys | Mini Review

April 28, 2015

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Products:  Quick Fix Powder | Glow Tonic | Line Relax Serum | Tinted Brilliance Balm

Pixi Beauty is one of my favorite brands sold at Target. I really wanted to try the Glow Tonic, I heard so many great things about this product by other bloggers and YouTubers. Unfortunately, you can’t get the Glow Tonic at Target, so I purchased the toner and all the other products online at Pixi Beauty. I was so impressed by all the four + five-star reviews on these, and so many other beauty and skin care products online. Affordable and effective = perfect combo.!

The Quick Fix Powder is the perfect little translucent finishing powder to pop in my purse. I take it everywhere with me now + use it when I feel I’m getting a little oily. It’s mess-free, and easy to apply! The first time I tried the Glow Tonic, my skin literally GLOWED! I was instantly in love! It’s been about two weeks since I started using it, and I’ve noticed my skin tone + texture has significantly improved. This toner will be a forever skin care product of mine! The Line Relax Serum intrigued me so much when I read about it. Although, I don’t have lines/wrinkles yet, I do wake up with puffy eyes or tired + dehydrated skin. So I got this product to help with those issues. I love the cool sensation the serum has upon application, and how it ‘perks-up’ my skin. It’s a great primer! I’ve been using the Tinted Brilliance Balm everyday. I got the color ‘Unique Pink,’ and it’s so cool because this one works with the pH in my skin to create my own ‘unique’ pink shade! This balm is very hydrating, and the color is subtle. It’s perfect for everyday.

– Xx

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Morning Makeup Routine

Mommy Morning Makeup Routine | Mix of high-end + drugstore products

April 23, 2015

Mommy Morning Makeup Routine Highlight and concealer

{ Marc Jacobs Beauty Concealer Pen, Clé de Peau Beauté Concealer, Estēe Lauder BB Highlighter (NOW 10% OFF!) }

Eyebrow Products

{ L’Oréal Brow Stylist Plumper, Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz }

pressed powder and bronzer

{ Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Pressed Powder, Too Faced Chocolate Soleil Matte Bronzer }

Mommy Morning Makeup Tips

{ Maybelline Master Glaze Blush Stick, Milani Rose Powder Blush }

BareMinerals and NYX cosmetics

{ BareMinerals Pop Of Passion Lip Oil-Balm , NYX Butter Gloss }

makeup brushes

My Monday-Friday at home with the boys is typically the same. As a mom, I quickly learned that keeping a tight schedule is the best thing for my babies, and for me to be able to run my household effectively & keep my sanity!

So after the boys are fed, playtime is over, and Mason goes down for his morning nap, I’m able to eat my breakfast and then get ready. When I’m in ‘mom-mode’ I want to be comfortable and effortless in what I wear, and how I do my makeup. I barely have time to get ready sometimes and I usually feel rushed. So my mommy morning makeup routine is quick, easy and natural. I just want to feel put together (and not scare my husband when he comes home from work too – haha!).

What I pictured above may seem like a lot of makeup, but it’s really not. I don’t use all of those products everyday. I showed 2 blush options, 2 lip options + 2 highlighter/concealer options. I wanted to show you what I typically go for, depending on how I feel that day. Sometimes I want a cream blush, sometimes I don’t. Sometimes I need more coverage – so I may use both concealers, etc. I also wanted to show you my go-to everyday makeup brushes. I have MANY brushes, but I find I reach for these the most. And I definitely love doing a simple makeup look using peachy-coraly tones. I feel I look more refreshed when I use these type of shades with my complexion.


 

List of Makeup Products:

CC+ anti-aging serum | Remedy Concealer Pen | Brush-On Glow BB Highlighter | Concealer | Brow Gel Mascara | Brow Wiz | Fit Me Matte + Poreless Pressed Powder | Bronzer | Powder Blush | Blush Stick | Lip oil-balm | butter gloss 

Go-to Makeup Brushes:

It Brushes for ULTA #115 | Real Techniques Sculpting Brush | Real Techniques Powder Brush | Makeup Forever 122 Blending Brush | MAC 188 Small Duo Fibre

– My Makeup Beauty Organizer/Display is from:  Glamboxes

 

 

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