Josie Maran Pure Argan Milk Review

My Josie Maran Pure Argan Milk review may surprise you. This is one of those things I just had.to.try. Had to. This may surprise you but I won’t be buying this again or recommending it.

Pros: It is a good moisturizer. My skin responded well to it. I like it a lot.

Cons: Firstly, it is not worth the price tag. I have tried many moisturizers and this simply compares to many other affordable moisturizers out there. Another sticking point is that you, well I, needed more than the recommended 3 to 5 drops to cover my face–it finished quickly.

Overall: it’s good (just good) and I don’t value the price point. Nothing about it stood out to make me think it isworth the asking price.

Sephora Cream Blush Review

Good morning beauties! Today I’m sharing my love for Sephora’s Cream Blush in Coral Rose. This is not a new item, I purchased this last summer when I was looking for a softer blush. In the midst of putting away winter make up and pulling out spring and summer make up I thought I would share a review with you!

 I normally like to wear a cranberry-ish blush but I have been moving into more neutral blushes or just highlighting. The minimum. Tori at my local Sephora immediately showed me this beautiful coral blush. True to myself I gave her a hard time and wasn’t really willing to try but I’m so glad that I did  because it is gorgeous. I am also digging this cream formula. This is definitely worth a swatch on your next visit to Sephora if you are looking for a lightweight blush for a kiss of color.

xx, Pasch

 

Review: Pulsaderm Buddy


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Hi beauties!  I was so happy to try the Pulsaderm Buddy.  Having a good skin care regimen is very important and this product is a winner.  It is priced right, works well and is user friendly.  I used it on my face at night for a little over a month.  I thought I could give a better review if I used it at the end of the day (stored in shower)–clear off all of the days makeup and see how it cleaned my skin.  I didn’t quite use as directed, I wet the brush instead of my face to begin.  Please visit the site for more information or to purchase here.

Pros: the brush is soft and gentle, made my skin look and feel fresh and clean, great size–compact, plug-in charger, you can choose from a select range of colors, water resistant, affordable, love love the travel bag it came with.  A great product.

About:  “All the power, half the size: Pulsaderm Buddy ($69) stimulates and invigorates through two speeds of state-of-the-art proprietary sonic pulsation technology. Weighing in at just 4.2 ounces and measuring 2 x 2.5 x 3.5 inches, Pulsaderm Buddy is much smaller, lighter and more affordable than leading competitors. Available in six fun colors (black, white, lavender, blue, green and pink), the Pulsaderm Buddy comes with two brush heads—Regular and Sensitive.”

Cons: none.

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I received this product complimentary for testing purposes through BrandBacker. 100% my opinion.

OCM Product Update + Review

 Update and review of 2 OCM Products.

Hello beauties! It’s no secret I use the OCM (Oil Cleansing Method) as my skin care routine and I have 2 goodies to share. They’re not new but they’re new to me. I’ve been using coconut oil for years and it works great but my sister gave me the Deep Cleansing Oil from DHC to try. I LOVE IT.

True to Amazon, when I went to order the beloved DHC Deep Cleaning Oil I was shown “What others have looked at or purchased.” It’s such a TRAP lol!!! Anyway…I saw the Garnier Nourishing Cleansing Oil and just had.to.try.it.  These products are not new, but they are new to me. DHC retails for about $25 vs Garnier at about $6. That’s a win for me if the Garnier is great. Guess what? IT IS! I love how the Garnier cleanses my skin. My skin is super dry. It cleaned off my makeup and left my skin feeling clean and soft. I’ll be sticking with this Garnier Nourishing Cleansing Oil for now and save my money.

Have you tried either?

Konjac Sponge Review + Giveaway

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Hi beauties!  I was so excited to receive these Konjac sponges from Konjac Natural Care.  One for me…and one for you!  We both win.  At the end of the review, please enter the giveaway.  Since I am currently obsessed with green tea, that’s the one I chose for myself.  I love the Konjac Green Tea Body Wave Sponge.  I know it’s for the body, but I used it only on my face for the first few days then I used it solely on my body.  Go here to read more details and purchasing information.

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Konjac sponge, review, beauty blogger, skin care

Pros: it’s natural, gentle, affordable and long lasting.  My skin responded well to it and I found it soothing.  I have sensitive skin so was hesitant but committed to the review.  Besides, it is all natural so I went for it, safe enough for a baby they say. I went on to buy a charcoal one for my daughter with oily skin.

Cons: none.

What does it do?

  • IMPROVE THE LOOK AND TEXTURE OF YOUR SKIN. Konjac Natural Care sponges gently exfoliate while deep cleansing your skin. Konjac Natural Care, cleanses, exfoliates, and smoothens the skin in a natural way.

  • PREVENTS BREAKOUTS AND BLACKHEADS. The natural fibers of the Konjac sponge thoroughly cleanse skin pores, removes blackheads, dirt & oil. While moisturizing and balancing the pH of your skin. With daily use of the Konjac Natural Care sponge your skin will look young and radiant.

  • RETAINS MORE WATER WHILE CREATING MORE LATHER than regular sponges or loofahs.

  • 100% NATURAL AND VEGAN. Regular scrubs, loofahs and face washes are artificial and abrasive, without any real benefits for your skin. You deserve a high quality and natural product. Konjac Natural Care is an all natural product, cruelty free, biodegradable, coloring free, out of chemicals, contaminants and preservatives.

  • The Konjac Natural Care GREEN TEA sponge contains green tea extract powder. Therefore, it reduces inflammation, promoting a calm and soft effect in your skin. It’s also well known that Green Tea may help to heal sunburns due to sun exposure.

NOW.  You can win the Konjac White Hemisphere Sponge for yourself!  You’re welcome!  :-)

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Face of the day. 

Just sharing my face of the day and products used. Using the new Make Up For Ever Sculpting Duo as a highlighter. I’m not much of a contour girl. x



March Makeup

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March makeup…maybe?  One of my favorite followers on Instagram, thatcrazy8, shared what she going to reach for in March. I told her I’d share mine, you know as a beauty blogger (or makeup junkie) you acquire a lot of makeup. I do try to rotate my products so I get to use/try them all. Since January, however, I’ve been stuck on my January and February favorites.

Soooo, in response to thatcrazy8, I’m hoping to go back to using my MAC Paint Pots as primer, pink and purples lip glosses and the 2 eyeshadow palettes in the picture. I’ve been moving away from lipstick for some reason…

Do you have anything you’re hoping to use more in your makeup stash this month?

Vlog: Sephora Visit

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Hey beauties!  Join me on my last visit to Sephora and come see why I love shopping there.  I finally broke down and used my Sephora gift card my sister gave me.  I am so glad I held onto it because I did not come out of pocket, don’t you just love when that happens?

Giveaway: Old Factory Candle Gift Set

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Old Factory Candles has been kind enough to sponsor a giveaway!  One lucky reader will win a candle set for themselves.  I love these candles!  Read my original post here and enter below via Rafflecopter.  GOOD LUCK!

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What’s In My Bag With Tori

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Tori, my wonderfully crazy MUA turned friend came over to visit and we decided to do a What’s In My Bag video.  She had never done one before and I thought it’d be fun to see what she’s lugging around.  Quite an interesting load…she said her bag was boring inside!  She is so crazy.  Enjoy the video and leave us a comment telling us your favorite part. xx, Pascha