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 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

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

Makeup Melters

I’m a big fan of double cleansing. I HAVE to double cleanse every day and the first step is removing my makeup. I love trying new products and formulas. There are so many options: micellar water, cleansing balm, cleansing oil, cleansing lotion, gel cleansers, wipes, etc. Keep reading for the details on some new (to me) makeup removers that I’ve been testing. AVEENO MAXGLOW MICELLAR … Continue reading Makeup Melters

Mask Monday: LOreal Pure-Clay Clear & Comfort

Claims –Non-drying formula –Cleanses and captures impurities –Evens skintone –Leave skin feeling clean, soft, and comforted Price –$6.50 at Ulta –$6.59 at Target –$12.99 at Walgreens –$8.67 at Wal Mart –1.7 oz Pros –Affordable –Easily accessible –Good ingredients i.e. titanium dioxide –Didn’t leave skin feeling dry or stripped –Skin felt soft and supple after use –Quality packaging –Lots of product for the price Cons –Not … Continue reading Mask Monday: LOreal Pure-Clay Clear & Comfort