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Shine Control: NeoStrata Pore Minimizing Anti-Shine Hydrating Gel

9 Aug

Hi beauties!

It’s been extremely hot and humid in Vancouver, and that means shiny skin.

I don’t like to overdo it with powder, so I’ve been using an anti-shine gel to control oily areas like the T-zone.

NeoStrata Pore Minimizing Anti-Shine Hydrating Gel is an oil-free gel that reduces shine and mattifies for up to 8 hours.

In addition to instant shine control, this gel visibly reduces pore size and refines skin texture over time. The formula is designed for combination and oily skin, but is also suitable for sensitive skin.

To get the best results, you can apply the gel after cleansing once or twice a day:

  • If your skin is oily, apply the gel all over your face.
  • If you have combination skin, apply the gel on the T-zone.

Even though we’re into the dog days of summer, I know this anti‑shine gel will be part of my daily skincare routine well into the fall. 💕

Disclaimer: Media sample provided, all opinions are my own.

Summer Nail Care: Dior Base Coat Abricot

25 Jul

When it comes to my nails, I need all the help I can get. 😀

I’ve been using Dior Base Coat Abricot for a while, and realized it’s a good choice for summer nails.

When you’re constantly going between cool air from an air conditioner and warm temperatures outside, your nails can become dry.

Dior Base Coat Abricot has a formula that nourishes and smoothes the nail surface, whether you apply it before nail polish or wear it alone.

Since I like a natural look in the summer, I mostly use this base coast as a polish on its own. A hint of peach and clear shine makes my nails look super healthy.

The thick rounded brush helps to ensure an even coating. The base coat always goes on smoothly and dries quickly to a hard finish.

The finish has lasting power, so I get around 5 days of natural and healthy nails without any chipping!

Beauty Event: Clarins Fall 2017 Launches

22 Jun

Hi beauties!

Yesterday, I was extremely fortunate to attend a beauty event hosted by Clarins.

The event took place at the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel on Vancouver’s waterfront, where a special lunch was served (the salad even included some of the key ingredients in one of Clarins’ skincare launches).

During the lunch, Clarins presented a video highlighting the next generation of their Double Serum product.

Here are some of the other releases from Clarins that you’ll be able to check out this coming fall:
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