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Clarins 3-Dot Liner

9 Jun

Hi everyone.

Every time I write a post it seems like our lives are getting crazier.

For example, did you ever imagine wearing a mask to shop at a grocery store or take a bus downtown? No.

As a makeup lover, the best way for me to handle the new normal is to adapt. When wearing a mask that means paying more attention to my eyes.

Clarins 3-Dot Liner is one eye makeup product I’ve been playing with lately.

This unique liner, with a triple tip, creates three dots when pressing the applicator on the lash line. The trick is to apply it right at the base of the lashes and, like magic, you fill in the spaces between each lash to make a full effect.

The formula is a liquid that dries quickly and doesn’t budge. The liner even contains a Be Long Lash Complex for longer, stronger lashes. The formula is also kind to sensitive eyes; in other words, I haven’t experienced any irritation using the liner.

If you’re not a pro with liquid liner, this tip is a lot cleaner and easier to work with than other liquid liners. What’s nice is that you can control the look: go easy for a day look or go over what you’ve lined for a more dramatic look.

Finally, the precision of the three dots and the way the liner stays in place makes it a great choice whether you’re wearing a mask or not.

Stay healthy!

 

Maybelline The Falsies Lash Lift Mascara

2 Mar

Happy March, everyone!

Mascara has to be one of my favorite beauty products, so when I saw Maybelline’s new mascara advertised as a lash lift in a tube, I couldn’t resist. Actually, Maybelline had me at “falsies.”

Maybelline has designed The Falsies Lash Lift Mascara to give the look of long salon lifted lashes in an instant.

The two main features of the mascara are:

  • A double curved lifting brush that grabs lashes at the root to lift them
  • A fiber-infused formula that thickens and extends lashes

As you hold the brush against your lashes and sweep from root to tip, you get a full, separated, and lengthened look with a bit of a lift.

The formula contains hair styling polymers and film formers which help to stretch and lift lashes upwards, and keep them there (which I definitely noticed).

I picked up the waterproof version and have experienced no clumping or flaking. I don’t have any trouble removing this mascara, either. In other words, it isn’t a scary mess to take off this mascara.

If you struggle with straight lashes and don’t have the money to get a lash lift, this drugstore mascara is a reasonable option.

Maybelline The Falsies Lash Lift Mascara is available in both a waterproof and washable version.

Elizabeth Grant Collagen Re‑Inforce 3D Multi‑Correction Anti‑Wrinkle Serum

3 Feb

Happy February, everyone!

I’m a fan of Elizabeth Grant skincare, especially their serums.

One of my favourites is the Collagen Re-Inforce 3D Multi-Correction Anti-Wrinkle Serum.

Collagen for the skin is a big deal these days, because it’s important for maintaining healthy, young looking skin. As you age, collagen production declines which (you guessed it) means looser skin, more wrinkles, and less elasticity.

The Collagen Re-Inforce 3D serum contains a combo of advanced actives, phyto-collagen, marine collagen, bio-advanced peptides, and Torricelumn. All of these ingredients help to preserve and encourage skin firmness on the skin.

If a serum has triple (3D) action, I’m all in. The Collagen Re-Inforce 3D serum has these performance benefits:

  • Helps to encourage a firmer looking skin
  • Helps to strengthen the skin’s moisture barrier, leaving it more resilient
  • Helps to protect the skin from environmental stress

The serum is also formulated with a time-released delivery system that infuses the skin with the ingredients where it needs them most. All you need to do is apply a small amount to your face and neck area before your moisturizer.

When I can, I also like to use a facial roller (like the jade roller in the photo) to remove toxins from the skin, decrease undereye bags, and calm inflammation.

If you use a jade or rose quartz roller, let me know if it works for you and how you use it. I’m always game to add another tool to my skin arsenal. 🙂