Simple Kind to Skin Skincare

If you saw last week, I finished up my Neutrogena Bright Boost skincare earlier this month and now I’m moving on to trying Simple skincare. Why Simple? –Cruelty free –Made for sensitive skin –Hypoallergenic –Dermatologist tested –Non-comedogenic –Ophthalmologist-tested –Vegan –Affordable –Easily accessible –Good ingredients NO –Harsh chemicals –Artificial colors –Fragrance –Parabens –Drying alcohol –Animal derived ingredients Products  —Moisturizing Facial Wash —Smoothing Facial Scrub —Soothing Facial … Continue reading Simple Kind to Skin Skincare

Neutrogena Bright Boost Wrap Up

I started using the Neutrogena Bright Boost line on January 1 and finished it up on June 5. You can read all the details of this line on my original post here. The products I used–Resurfacing Micro Polish, Illuminating Serum, Gel Cream, and Moisturizer with Sunscreen. Resurfacing Micro Polish –Very fine granules –Gentle –Can add more/less water to dilute/make more gentle –Skin feels clean and … Continue reading Neutrogena Bright Boost Wrap Up

Neutrogena Bright Boost Skincare Line

For the next few months, I’m going to set my current skincare aside and use products from Neutrogena’s new Bright Boost line. In my current routine, I use products from several different brands and lines. I haven’t used one specific brand or one specific product line in a long time so I’m interested to see how this goes. Clearly, these products are made to be … Continue reading Neutrogena Bright Boost Skincare Line

Best of The Rest 2019

Today’s post will cover the rest of the best for 2019–skincare, hair, and miscellaneous. If you missed the Best of Beauty 2019 post, you can read it here. Formula 10.0.6 Skin Hydrating Cleansing Gel GlamGlow Gentlebubble Cleanser Physicians Formula The Perfect Matcha 3-in-1 Melting Cleansing Balm Pond’s Cleansing Balm First Aid Beauty Hello FAB Coconut Micellar Makeup Melter bliss Rose Gold Rescue Gentle Foaming Cleanser … Continue reading Best of The Rest 2019

Mask Monday: Neutrogena Deep Clean Purifying Peel Off

Claims –Unclog pores –Leaves skin clear & soft –Remove excess oil, dirt, and impurities –Easily peels off, no rinsing required Price –$2.50 at Wal Mart –$2.99 at Walgreens Pros –Affordable –Oil free –Smells good –Pretty color –Easily accessible –Easy to peel off –Cooling sensation when applied –Non-comedogenic –Leaves skin soft & smooth –Ingredients: lactic acid, AHAs, glycolic acid Cons –Single use only –Not cruelty free … Continue reading Mask Monday: Neutrogena Deep Clean Purifying Peel Off

Mask Monday: Sleeping Masks

What are they? A sleeping mask is used as the last step of your skincare routine to provide added moisture, brighten & purify, and help seal in your serum, oil, and moisturizer. Different masks have different ingredients so depending on that, you can use more of less frequently. You can use over a moisturizer or in place of, up to you. I, personally, don’t like … Continue reading Mask Monday: Sleeping Masks

Mask Monday: Physicians Formula Refreshment Cucumber & Bamboo Clay

Claims –Cream-to-clay formula –Never over dries or cracks –Transforms into a foam when rinsed Price –$9.95 at physiciansformula.com –0.6 oz Product Range –3  :: cucumber & bamboo, white halloysite, rose Pros –Packaging –Vegan –Cruelty free –Paraben free –Gluten free –Hypoallergenic –Healthy ingredients :: cucumber, aloe vera, cooling peppermint, bamboo shoot, glacier water –Left skin smooth –Easy to remove –Didn’t leave skin feeling dry or stripped … Continue reading Mask Monday: Physicians Formula Refreshment Cucumber & Bamboo Clay

This or That? It Cosmetics Eye Creams

It Cosmetics Confidence In An Eye Cream Claims–Brightens eyes to make them appear instantly more awake :: restore the look of firmness :: reduce the appearance of puffiness, dark circles, lines, and wrinkles Price–$38 for 0.5 oz at Ulta, it cosmetics.com Pros–Hydrating :: cruelty free :: works for all skin types :: plumps under eye area :: apricot tint helps correct & brighten :: a … Continue reading This or That? It Cosmetics Eye Creams

Mask Monday: Origins Clear Improvement

Claims –Purifying mask that deep cleans and visibly reduces pores –Flush out toxins and dirt & debris that can clog pores and cause skin to look dull Price –$26 for full size 2.5 oz –$13 mini 1.0 oz —Sephora, Ulta, origins.com Pros –No parabéns or sulfates –Mini option available for travel/testing –Ingredients :: charcoal, kaolin, white China clay, bentonite Cons –Not cruelty free –Expensive Final … Continue reading Mask Monday: Origins Clear Improvement