Thursday, June 22, 2017

Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Skin Booster Review

For the first time ever, I'm reviewing a Make Up For Ever product after I've completely used it up. I received my free bottle of MUFE's Ultra HD Skin Booster back in early May and immediately started using it once or twice a day. Roughly a month later, it was all gone, which really surprised me since MUFE products tend to last forever.

Maybe I went through this one so quickly because I really wanted it to work and so I used a lot of it, hoping maybe that was the trick to making it transform my face. Unfortunately, this "hydra-plumping serum" didn't work the magic that I was hoping it would do.

Monday, June 19, 2017

My June 2017 Topbox

Last week was a good week: I landed a writing assignment for a big-name magazine (yes, one that pays), the weather was gorgeous and my June Topbox arrived. While it only contained four items, three of them are all products that are both new to me and useful. Here's what ended up in my mailbox this month:
  • belif The True Cream - Aqua Bomb (10 ml)
  • ESTATE Cosmetics Lip Crayon in Sweeter Season (full size)
  • Elizabeth Arden Prevage City Smart Double Action Detox Peel Off Mask (7 ml)
  • Joico Blond Life Brightening Mask (50 ml)

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Cake The 'Do Gooder Volumizing Dry Shampoo Spray Review

My go-to dry shampoo is Cake's Satin Sugar Hair & Body Refreshing Powder because it's easy to use, it smells absolutely fantastic and it works to absorb oil and liven up my hair. So when a container of Cake's The 'Do Gooder Volumizing Dry Shampoo Spray arrived in my Topbox a few months ago, I was thrilled. Could this product be even better than the powder? And since it's a spray, could it be even more convenient to use?

According to Cake, this is, "The best dry shampoo for dark hair to platinum blonde locks" because it cleans your roots with "no white residue." Using its "bestselling lightweight formula" it "add(s) volume to fine hair and lift flat hair" with "no sticky hairspray feel."

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Jergens Moisturizer for Wet Skin with Coconut Oil

In-shower moisturizers are products that seem kind of weird ("I apply it to my wet body?") but that actually make a lot of sense since the best time to apply a moisturizing product is when your skin is damp, so that you are essentially sealing that hydration into your skin.

Still, despite knowing that, I was skeptical of Jergens' Moisturizer for Wet Skin with Coconut Oil. Sure, I figured that it would be better than nothing but would it be better than a regular, outside-of-shower moisturizer? I decided to find out by doing a split test: For over a week, I would use the Jergens in-shower product  on one leg while my other leg would receive Nivea's Cocoa Butter Body Lotion outside of the shower.

Monday, May 29, 2017

What I've Been Working On

May has been a bad month for me when it comes to reviewing products because I've been busy writing actual, paying-money articles. Here they are:
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Read them, enjoy them, share them!

Also, if you're looking for a freelance writer, get in touch with me.