Review: Thalgo, Spiruline Boost Skincare Collection

Probably you have already heard before about Spirulina supplements for the body, is actually considered a super food that contains a large amount of essential nutrients. In case you never heard about it, spirulina is a blue green algae that can be collected from the surface of the lakes and for so many years it has been used merely as dietary supplement but as the beauty industry keep researching for new ingredients today we can start to see it on skincare products due to the all the benefits on the skin spirulina has shown to have. One of the brands that released a whole collection with it as the star ingredient is Thalgo. Continue reading “Review: Thalgo, Spiruline Boost Skincare Collection”

Review: Kiehl’s, Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil Herbal Cleanser

An herbaceous, calming face wash formulated with 96% naturally derived ingredients including hemp-derived Cold-pressed Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil and Green Oregano Oil. With a light gel texture, this purifying cleanser lifts away impurities for a refreshed, healthy-looking appearance.

Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil is derived from the hemp variety of the Cannabis Sativa Plant, which is non-psychoactive. Continue reading “Review: Kiehl’s, Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil Herbal Cleanser”

Review: Bioderma, Atoderm Body Care Routine For Normal, Dry And Atopic Skin

For so many years I didn’t really pay attention to what I have been using as body cream or shower gel, I have to admit that most of the time I used to choose highly scented products, never read the ingredients list, it was like the only part of my skin that deserved good treatment was my face and totally left my body aside. It was not till I got a bit of eczema due to the harsh products I was using on my skin but also to wash my clothes that I ended up being more selective and lately had an urticaria caused by stress so really had to be careful with my body care routine to don’t make the condition even worst. Continue reading “Review: Bioderma, Atoderm Body Care Routine For Normal, Dry And Atopic Skin”

Review: Kiehl’s, Super Multi-Corrective Cream

The well known anti-ageing facial cream from Kiehl’s, that helps visibly reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles has renovated it’s formula now enriched with PhytoMimetic Vitamin A, ProxylaneGX and Chaga Mushroom. Continue reading “Review: Kiehl’s, Super Multi-Corrective Cream”

Review: NeuroSkinFeeds, The MicroOil

There are certain ingredients that without us noticing they could give a positive or negative effect in our brain when it comes to our mood and state of mind, one easy example are perfumes they can make us feel sexy, happier, fresh or certain oils like lavender they could relax our mind and give us a better sleep, so here I’m going to share a face oil that I have been using and the results I noticed. Continue reading “Review: NeuroSkinFeeds, The MicroOil”

Review: Bioderma, Sensibio Skincare Routine For Sensitive Skin

The cold weather season comes or we just have sensitive skin and we have to find gentle products to create a skincare routine that won’t mess up our face. It wasn’t a easy year and most of us are facing changes in our skin due to the stress and change of life habits, for example mine used to be combination and it has been quite dry lately, which obviously made my rosacea even worst and have to fight against of my hormonal acne so I have to be really careful with what I put in my face. So if you have sensitive skin, redness- rosacea prone skin here you might have a solution for your face. Continue reading “Review: Bioderma, Sensibio Skincare Routine For Sensitive Skin”

Review: Wishful, Clean Genie Cleansing Balm

Huda Beauty keeps expanding after the release of the fragrance brand Kayali, now is the turn of Wishful the skincare range, Introducing Clean Genie Cleansing Balm, this a balm to oil to milk formula is literally like butter, fast-melting and gentle on skin and eyes but tough in its make up-melting capability. Continue reading “Review: Wishful, Clean Genie Cleansing Balm”

Review: Omorovicza, Queen of Hungary Mist Limited Edition 2020

If we talk about cult beauty products one of them is the Queen of Hungary Mist from Omorovicza, at the beginning I didn’t understand the hype for a face mist till I actually tried it out, the formulation, the scent and the effects on the skin apart of being a multitasking product can easily make anyone fall in love with it. Continue reading “Review: Omorovicza, Queen of Hungary Mist Limited Edition 2020”

Review: The Body Shop, Drops Of Youth Essence Lotion

There is a bit of an upsetting feeling when a product is supposed to be great and even the girl at the shop tells you is amazing but after using it till is empty you realised that the hype wasn’t real and you basically wasted your money, this is basically happened to me with this facial essence from The Body Shop. I tend to get well with the products from this brand but sometimes they disappointment me. Continue reading “Review: The Body Shop, Drops Of Youth Essence Lotion”

Review: Smart Ass Beauty, Donkey Milk Skincare Range

Probably many of you heard the legend of Cleopatra and her donkey milk baths to keep her well known beauty, I believe most of us can’t have such a luxurious treat at home but certainly we can enjoy the properties of donkey’s milk in our everyday skincare routine, that’s why I’m gonna share my experience with the products from Smart Ass Beauty, a new Cruelty Free brand developed in the UK and produced in Sardinia Italy. Continue reading “Review: Smart Ass Beauty, Donkey Milk Skincare Range”

Review: Kiehl’s, Vital Skin-Strengthening Super Serum

Feeling your skin dull without any life? Dehydrated? that happens to me quite often and one of the main keys for a healthier looks is choosing a good serum. Lately I finished the Vital Skin-Strengthening Super Serum from Kiehl’s so today I’m gonna share my experience. Continue reading “Review: Kiehl’s, Vital Skin-Strengthening Super Serum”

Review: Antipodes, Manuka Honey Skin Care Collection

My skincare routine has been quite exciting lately since I have included three products from the New Zealander brand Antipodes, not only for the ingredients, also many of their products are vegetarian (some even vegan), it’s a natural sustainable brand with a deep connection with natural ingredients and ecological awareness proof of that is that all their packaging is recyclable. Continue reading “Review: Antipodes, Manuka Honey Skin Care Collection”

Review: Thalgo, Prodige des Océans Le Masque

When it comes to give a treat to my skin I would not doubt twice to mention face masks, different types, different applications, different purposes, but there is one I actually use twice a week and are the leave on all night ones as an extra to hydrate and moisture my face. Continue reading “Review: Thalgo, Prodige des Océans Le Masque”

Review: Kiehl’s, Daily Refining Milk-Peel Toner

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I love when new type of products show up in the market with new formulas, textures… specially if we are talking about toners, some people consider them unnecessary mostly because they have an inaccurate concept about what a toner does or they tend to think about the first ones in the market that were pure alcohol with fragrance, I remember them when I was a teenager with oily skin and acne and how much damage they caused. Continue reading “Review: Kiehl’s, Daily Refining Milk-Peel Toner”

Review: Bioderma Photoderm MAX Spray SPF 50+

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We will keep talking about SPF as this is not only a matter of beauty but also about health,  on the face, the body, we tend to use separate products as the ones for the body tend to be far more greasy and thicker and I have to admit I’m not the best with the body ones as I hate the heavy greasy feeling after, and having to carry two different SPF is a bit of hassle till I found an option by Bioderma, is the Photoderm MAX Spray SPF 50+ so I wanted to share it here. Continue reading “Review: Bioderma Photoderm MAX Spray SPF 50+”

Review: AA Skincare, Frankincense & Rose Face Toner

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Toners could be one of the biggest allies on your skincare or one of your worst enemies depending on their formulation, I’m also against of paying huge amounts of money for a product that is supposed to be simple and not with a bunch of ingredients that should be supplied by serums, moisturisers etc. Continue reading “Review: AA Skincare, Frankincense & Rose Face Toner”

Review: Thalgo, Micro-Peeling Water Essence

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Not long ago in the blog we talked about essences, more particularly the Lumiere Marine, Clarifying Water Essence by Thalgo, this particular product was mostly for improve the skin tone,  any steins caused mostly because of the sun, pigmentation, or just bring back to life any dull skin. But just finished another essence from this brand and is the Micro-Peeling Water Essence, yes… now we are going for the texture. Continue reading “Review: Thalgo, Micro-Peeling Water Essence”

Review: Thalgo, Clarifying Water Essence

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Even when essences have been on the market for a while, not many brands produce them, actually they are kind of exclusive to medium to luxury ones and still you would need to know where to find them, but still many people wouldn’t know what they are, how to use it and most important they are not meant to replace any other product. Continue reading “Review: Thalgo, Clarifying Water Essence”

Review: Thalgo, Prodige Des Oceans Essence

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Looking for skincare essences to try out for the blog and a guide I’m making this product from Thalgo called my attention so why not decided to give it a try.I have already tried few products from this brand and got very nice results so I was always willing to try it again, but at some point I discovered this one by accident. Continue reading “Review: Thalgo, Prodige Des Oceans Essence”

Review: Bioderma, Atoderm Gel Douche and Atoderm Crème

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Not long ago we talked about the Bioderma Sebium Range and how well it helped me to improve my oily skin prone to acne and turn my skin into a normal type, well today we are going to talk about body dry skin which is my other issue. Continue reading “Review: Bioderma, Atoderm Gel Douche and Atoderm Crème”

Review: Bioderma, Sébium Gel Moussant and Sébium Global

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Having oily/combination skin is a real issue, when I was a teenager I have suffered from a severe acne and due to the lack of information (or misinformation) I used to have a terrible skincare routine and today I’m paying the consequences of it. But the story doesn’t finish there acne could be hormonal, due to a bad a diet, stress and also using the wrong products could be causing it.Acne is not the only issue, having a prone skin to open pores, blackheads and blemishes is something that most of us have to deal with, that’s why today I wanted to share two products from Bioderma that are specific for this concerns. Continue reading “Review: Bioderma, Sébium Gel Moussant and Sébium Global”

Beautyblender: Bounce Foundation & Re-Dew Setting Spray

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When Beautyblender announced the release of a foundation I was quite surprised as we all know the brand for the magnificent makeup sponges, so I have to admit I was a bit skeptical when Bounce came up, but after tested it for a couple of days in a row I put my hands up now is one of my favourite foundations for several reason not only the performance. Recently another member joined the family and again another lovely surprise: Re-Dew Setting spray, plus the two new Electrical Violet sponges because you never have enough beautyblenders specially if you work with make up. Continue reading “Beautyblender: Bounce Foundation & Re-Dew Setting Spray”

MAC, Studio Waterweight Foundation

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It has been a while since the last time I used a MAC foundation and normally would be the classics from the brand so when I saw this I noticed I have never tried it before and the name really caught my attention, I’m talking about the Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation. I said many times down here I do have normally oily skin except on winter that could actually turn into dry, another thing I always say is that I hate cakey make up and how I see on the street and even beauty consultants wear an overdose of high coverage foundation, no, no, no. Many of you would say “Elle I want full coverage because I have bad skin, I have acne, rosacea or any other issue” great you can get a full coverage but without making so obvious to others eyes, plus there is nothing more annoying of that heavy foundation sensation on your face, well here we have one solution. Continue reading “MAC, Studio Waterweight Foundation”

Valmont, Perfecting Powder Cream Foundation

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Less is more, from the “No Make up Make up” to the Glass Skin many women realise that looking natural and fresh could be far nicer than the diva look, because is not nice when you can notice the excess of foundation from meters away, and far more important a natural makeup would make you look far younger and would help also a lot to keep your skin younger but not all foundations do that that’s why today I want to share the one I have been loving lately and is the Perfecting Powder Cream by Valmont. Continue reading “Valmont, Perfecting Powder Cream Foundation”

Murad, Retinol Youth Renewal Collection

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Retinol has been used as an ingredient in cosmetics for approximately 40 years. First as a treatment against acne, to later extend its use in the prevention and treatment of wrinkles and age spots, once proven effective as a skin renewal.

How does it act? Penetrating the deep layers of the skin, thanks to its light molecular weight, and stimulating collagen and elastin. What makes it unbeatable is that it also improves the appearance of the outer layer of the skin. It benefits the cell renewal process, so dead skin goes fast and new, brighter skin layers appear, it also regulates the keratinization process to soften the complexion. Continue reading “Murad, Retinol Youth Renewal Collection”

Kiehl’s: Ginger Leaf & Hibiscus Firming Mask

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When my skin needs an extra because it looks quite dull or without any glow i tend to use overnight face masks instead of regular moisturizers. No doubt Kiehl’s is one of my favourite brands when it comes to face masks and one of the latest to come up is the Ginger Leaf & Hibiscus Firming Mask. Continue reading “Kiehl’s: Ginger Leaf & Hibiscus Firming Mask”

12 Weeks Of IPL Hair Removal With Smooth Skin Muse

My story with removal has been always been a big drama for me, my skin is olive during the summer and pale during the winter and my hair is dark brown which makes any non pleasant to see hair very easy to actually see. I always struggled with hair removal methods, I always saw other girls saying so happily that they shave their legs or under arms and they look flawless, in my case the shaved legs for example would last me a day, the next one I would actually start to feel them like sand paper plus my legs would get full of ungrown hair. Waxing also never was good for me, my skin is very sensitive and even when the wax was almost cold still it managed to leave dark marks on my skin and it was not really good removing hair. Creams: same result as shaving, Little Classic Machines: This ones helped to make the hair growing a bit slower but I cannot resist the pain so much so normally I ended up doing half of my legs and shaving the other half. Continue reading “12 Weeks Of IPL Hair Removal With Smooth Skin Muse”

Thalgo: Collagène Cream & Concentrate

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The past weeks I have been using two products from the Collagène Collection from Thalgo a French luxury marine cosmetic brand, Thalgo formulas are kind to skin and the environment: Do not contain parabens, mineral oils, propylene glycol, GMOs or ingredients of animal origin (Except beeswax and collagen) I think this is wonderful for having a healthy and safe skin care routine in a long basis and it was on the reasons I wanted to try the brand as my skin is sensitive and tends to react quite badly to nasty chemicals. Continue reading “Thalgo: Collagène Cream & Concentrate”

Elizabeth Arden: Dare To Bare Bronzing Gel Pearls

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Now days many people loves to use tanning products hoping to avoid the fair pale skin, in my case there is nothing that I hate most than tanning my skin, I don’t use tanning products and I avoid the sun as much as I can, but the truth is that sometimes because of my job I must stay outdoors checking out things fo several hours underneath the sun and obviously I get red and then olive, the worst part is when I take off all my clothes and i see part of my neck tanned or red and the rest of my shoulders, one side of my arms, my legs etc totally white. I decided to try the Dare To Bare Bronzing Gel Pearls from Elizabeth Arden Continue reading “Elizabeth Arden: Dare To Bare Bronzing Gel Pearls”

Shiseido: Synchro Skin Illuminator

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This Illuminator or highlighter is part of the Synchro Skin from Shiseido, I have been using it practically everyday as I only use few drops for different part of my face, that’s why this 40 ml bottle is very long lasting. The Synchro Skin Illuminator is a creamy highlither with a medium pigmentation, ideal to get a natural and sophisticated glow to a classy makeup look. The creamy formula is ideal to apply with fingers and they are easier to blend in the right area we want to glow, I also found it a bit more long lasting than powders specially for dry skin or even the oily ones during the cold months. Continue reading “Shiseido: Synchro Skin Illuminator”