Pixi Beauty 20 Years Of Glow

January 27, 2020 | Beauty, Pixi Beauty | 20 Comments »


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Pixi Beauty 20 Years Of Glow

Pixi Beauty 20 Years Of Glow

Pixi Beauty recently celebrated 20 years and kindly sent over some of their best selling products to help celebrate. I’ll list each product below complete with direct links, pricing, and swatches.

Glow Mist $15.00
Pixi Beauty 20 Years Of Glow

The Glow Mist is a nifty all in one product. You can use it to hydrate your skin, set your makeup, or to refresh throughout the day.

Glow Tonic $4.00 – $29.00
Pixi Beauty 20 Years Of Glow

I’m not surprised to see the Glow Tonic included with the best sellers. It’s easily the first item to come to mind when I think of Pixi Beauty. For those who don’t know, the Glow Tonic is a toner to be used after cleansing. It exfoliates and purifies the skin with glycolic acid. I apply this only once a week for a light exfoliation. I’m guessing if you don’t have rosacea or sensitive skin you might be able to use it more often.

Rose Ceramide Cream $24.00
Pixi Beauty 20 Years Of Glow

The Rose Ceramide Cream is an ultra-rich cream infused with ceramides and rose oil. It’s a really nice moisturizer and the packaging is just too pretty!

MatteLast Liquid Lip $14.00
Pixi Beauty 20 Years Of Glow
Pixi Beauty 20 Years Of Glow

This is the MatteLast Liquid Lip in the shade Berry Beauty. I’ve tried a few of their MatteLast Liquid Lip products and love them. They apply nicely and are fairly comfortable. I love the citrus scent. The Berry Beauty appears to have a more purplish/mauve hue on their website, but as you can tell from my swatches it’s actually more of a deep red. I’m not mad at it, but I can see how that might be misleading.

LipLift Max $14.00
Pixi Beauty 20 Years Of Glow

The LipLift Max is a product I haven’t tried yet. It’s a peptide infused lip plumper that claims to nourish as it enhances. This is the shade Petal Ice. I didn’t bother to swatch it because it didn’t really show up on camera. It’s a pretty sheer pink gloss that has a minty scent.

Endless Silky Eye Pen $12.00
Pixi Beauty 20 Years Of Glow
Pixi Beauty 20 Years Of Glow

The Endless Silky Eye Pen is indeed silky! It glided onto my skin effortlessly. This is the shade BlackNoir, but they have many more to choose from. Including a gold shade! And they’re waterproof!

Eye Reflections Shadow Palette $24.00
Pixi Beauty 20 Years Of Glow
Pixi Beauty 20 Years Of Glow
Pixi Beauty 20 Years Of Glow

The Eye Reflections Shadow Palette shown here is Reflex Light. It contains 12 metallic eyeshadows. They are nicely pigmented and apply and blend beautifully!

You can see the MatteLast Liquid Lip in Berry Beauty and the Endless Silky Eye Pen in BlackNoir in action below. I’ve already swatched the Eye Reflections Shadow Palette in Reflex Light a few months back. You can probably find a photo on my Instagram stories highlights.

Pixi Beauty 20 Years Of Glow

Have you tried any of these products? What are some of your favorite Pixi Beauty Products?

*I received these products complimentary. I was not paid or compensated in any way to write this review. All opinions are completely my own.

Look

Face: MAC Prep + Prime Skin, MAC Pro Longwear Foundation, ColourPop No Filter Concealer in Light 14, BareMinerals Mineral Veil Finishing Powder, Kevyn Aucoin Beauty The Neo Bronzer in Capri, Bad Habit Beauty Rose Highlight Collection (Shine), MAC Prep + Prime Fix+ Eyes: ColourPop Lilac You A Lot Palette, Pixi Beauty Endless Silky Eye Pen in BlackNoir, Clinique Pretty Easy Liquid Eyelining Pen in Black, Clinique High Impact Mascara in Black, Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Powder Duo in Ash Brown Lips: Pixi Beauty MatteLast Liquid Lip in Berry Beauty

Truly CBD Acne Patches

January 13, 2020 | Beauty, Truly | 24 Comments »


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Truly CBD Acne Patches

Truly CBD Acne Patches

Truly CBD Acne Patches

Truly CBD Acne Patches

One day while browsing Ulta I stumbled upon these cute CBD Acne Patches from Truly. I’ve tried acne patches in the past and never had any success. But these contain CBD which is a natural anti-inflammatory. So I had to give them a try to see if they were in fact different from the others.

The package contains 36 acne patches. They contain salicylic acid and 5 MG of CBD. The plant shaped patches are a little tricky to peel off. I feel like a round shape would have been much easier. Starting at the base is the easiest way to peel it off. If you reach for the top leaf the other leaves will give you trouble and start to tear. Trust me. Base first. The shape also makes it difficult to cover blemishes. Thankfully mine weren’t so big so they covered my blemishes perfectly. If you have a rather large round blemish that you’re trying to cover, you might have trouble with these. Which is too bad because they do work! My blemishes didn’t disappear over night. However, by morning they weren’t anywhere near as red and inflamed and the pain was gone!

My skin is far from perfect. It’s sensitive and I have rosacea. I don’t deal with breakouts as often as I used to. About once a month I’ll get one two pimples around my chin. They usually don’t bother me so I just let them be. I stick to my usual routine of cleansing, toning and moisturizing. Within a few days I’m good. But once in a while I end up with a stubborn pimple that sets up camp and refuses to leave. It’s nice to have something to help speed up the healing process. These patches do just that.

Overall, I really liked these patches. I wasn’t expecting much since these types of products never work for me. The shape is a little tricky to work with, but the patches do work! Again, blemishes won’t just disappear over night. But by morning the redness had calmed down enough for me to apply makeup and not have a blemish beaming through. I’ll definitely purchase these again.

Have you ever tried acne patches or other spot treatments? What are some of your favorites?

Info

Product: Truly CBD Acne Patches
Price: $13.00
Purchase: ulta.com

Derma E Blue Light Shield

January 9, 2020 | Beauty, Derma E | 2 Comments »


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Blue Light Shield Spray

Blue Light Shield Spray

Blue Light Shield Concentrated Serum

Blue Light Shield Concentrated Serum

Here are two new products from the Derma E Purity + Protect Line!

  • Blue Light Shield Spray – A mineral enriched spray that is said to instantly nourish, rebalance, and revive stressed skin. It contains Lutein which provides hydration and offers protection from blue light. It also contains Blue Green Algae, Activated Charcoal, and Ginseng Root Extract.
  • Blue Light Shield Concentrated Serum – A mineral enriched serum that provides moisture while offering protection from blue light. They claim it gives you a digital detox by neutralizing the look of photo-aging, reviving skin’s appearance. This serum also contains Lutein, Blue Green Algae, Activated Charcoal, and Ginseng Root Extract.

I always get excited over new Derma E releases because their products are gentle enough for my sensitive skin. Have you heard of these products? What are your thoughts? I think it’s great to have specific products to help shield your skin. Especially with so many of us on digital devices as often as we are.

*I received these products complimentary. I was not paid or compensated in any way to write this review. All opinions are completely my own.

Info

Product: Blue Light Shield Spray
Price: $16.95
Purchase: dermae.com
Product: Blue Light Shield Concentrated Serum
Price: $22.50
Purchase: dermae.com

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