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Howdy. How are yuh?

I still like (and buy) makeup, I swear, but skincare is soooooooooo much easier to get through.

Clinique Liquid Facial Soap Mild 15 ml

Labelled in Clinique's '3-Step Skin Care' System as 'Step 1' this is a basic clear gel cleanser. One thing about Clinique products, a little goes a long way. This little tube has accompanied me on many a trip. I wouldn't purchase a full size - biggest size is 13.5 fl. oz. / 400 ml for $29.50USD - only because I'm already in love with the gel cleanser from Youth To The People. This 'mild' version is recommended for "very dry, dry and dry combination" skin types but I think anyone can use it.

REN Clean Skincare T-Zone Balancing Day Fluid 15 ml

"A day fluid that will balance combination skin to leave the complexion looking clear, even toned and beautifully healthy." #TeamModen are big fans of REN Clean Skincare and this product is no different. This is a lightweight formula that abs…

I Bet Most Of Us Have Too Much Skincare

Another cautionary tale since the Sephora Holiday sale started today.

I'm talking to myself too; although I see Tatcha and Summer Fridays sets that I like 😩

Everything I mentioned here is worth checking out. In fact, just search for 'recommendations' on this blog and you'll see plenty Sephora posts.

Just remember, they'll always be another sale.

In other news, Logan passed away tragically and it's still rough.

Rest easy buddy πŸ’—


The good Doc, Keisha - check out her beauty blog here - said, and I quote: "they're great if you want expensive pee!" πŸ˜‚ We're talking supplements.

I've tried quite a few, as you're about to see.

Of course I'm no Doctor and you should definitely consult one before taking any sorta ting at all.

My Personal Trainer also doesn't believe that supplements are necessary if you consume a healthy diet. Well, I know I don't do that so that's why I've been willing to try things.

If wunna see dese Heep Seed Oil capsules in any Massy shout me
I've even heard Stephanie Nicole say she doesn't use a multi-vitamin, just the Perricone MD Omega 3. The person I know that takes the most supplements is my best friend, who is also a personal trainer, Corey. He's the person I've seen talk the most about gut health and joint care.

I won't recommend anything to you, rather I'd suggest: doing your research, considering your lifestyle and consu…

Sampled Out

Low Buy 2019 is a bust but Sampled Out is going strong.

EstΔ“e Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex 7 ml
This is a travel essential. Thankfully they've developed an ampoules version which is even easier to travel with.
Hempz 'White Peach Rose & Peony' 66ml
I always get one of these when I travel to the US. Great for your handbag; especially if you wash your hands a lot. This scent is a sweet floral that's not over-powering. Not headache inducing at all.
Clinique Moisture Surge Face Spray 30 ml
Wow this little thing is a full fluid ounce! Another travel essential...but don't wait for that, put it in your handbag every day. In these hot last days we need every bit of refreshment we can get. The mist of this dispenser is nice; not the finest but not shooting you in the face either. I would definitely buy the full size. And yes, that bottle will be reused. ♻
Seen in Cave Shepherd
Tata Harper Resurfacing Mask 7.5ml
I've told you all about this here

Mask Monday | First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Instant Oatmeal Mask

The following post is by our lovely guest contributor: Marsha 😁 Thanks again!
And another one… *DJ Khaled voice*

Would this mask be a hit? Read on to find out!

Enter the First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Instant Oatmeal Mask - quite a mouthful, isn’t it!

This 10-minute mask promises to help nourish and rejuvenate skin while also being safe for sensitive skin. According to the product website, it’s “a deeply hydrating mask that helps nourish, calm and rejuvenate distressed-looking skin. It is the perfect antidote to dry, dehydrated skin. In just 10 minutes, the mask will help restore a rough, tight complexion and achieve soft, supple results.” This 2015 Allure Best of Beauty Award winner retails for US $24.00 on both the First Aid Beauty and Sephora websites for the standard 2 oz size.
So what’s in it?

The formula includes a blend of “protective oats - Colloidal Oatmeal and Avena Sativa Oat Bran - with Botanical Antioxidants” among the key ingredients, along with Bisabolol (said to help…

#FlashbackFriday | The Makeup Show Orlando 2018

Almost a whole year's The Makeup Show Orlando 2018 review and haul. Well, it's not gonna be much a review. I've realised that New York and L.A. are bigger affairs; there are more activities, vendors and attendees. Any show that James Vincent and his Team put together is worth attending if you're a professional in the beauty industry or an avid beauty enthusiast.

The more of the shows we attend the less we shop πŸ˜‚ Sharalee and I have pretty comprehensive collections already. Of course plenty things still catch the eye! Especially is the discount is sweet. Lots of photos ahead so get ready to scroll.
Breakups To Makeup Crown Brush Glamcor Smith Cosmetics
Attending Brands often take these tradeshow opportunities to launch new products.
Danessa Myricks Beauty