Hello out there! I did not forget about you, my blog. Without going too much into detail – I got super sick, got my eyebrows microbladded, it’s been raining (which means no photos) and I have been traveling like crazy for work. I finally had a free weekend and I had a day off to take photos last week – so I’m BACK! And how I have missed you.
I know this is a month late, but you will forgive me right? Here we go….
WEI Golden Root Purifying Mud Mask | Birchbox $42: I was a bit skeptical about this – because I am about everything I haven’t tried. Well, this turned out to be a wonderful surprise! This mud mask isn’t super thick, it’s creamy and when it dries on your face – you can still move it! After I took it off, I found my face to be nicely matte and my pores were noticeably smaller. I am definitely going to purchase this! Plus, the mask comes in individual pods – I like that.
Manna Kadar Cosmetics Lip Locked in Rosette | Birchbox $24: I thought I was going to like this. It’s a primer, stain and gloss in one. Who can go wrong with all those 3 in 1? Well, this went straight into the trashcan after I tried it on my lips. It was blotchy, the consistency was not smooth, the color was horrible on my skin – it was just bad. SKIP!
Oribe Gold Lust Dry Shampoo | Birchbox $44: I love Oribe products. My absolute favorite is their dry texturizing spray. I use it every single day. So I was super excited to see this in February’s box. This dry shampoo is not bad. It’s my #2 after my Living proof Dry Shampoo favorite. It doesn’t leave a white residue and very lightweight. I can hardly tell that I have it on. If you need a new dry shampoo, definitely give this one a try!
Embryolisse Lait-Creme Concentre | Birchbox $28: I didn’t think I would like this. I am all about packaging and this is packaged in just a foreign looking tube. I was easily amused when I saw that I had to turn the cap and puncture the top of the tube to get the cream out. Remember when you had to do that as a kid? Well, this french moisturizer impressed me. It’s great for dryness and supposedly preps the skin for foundation. However, I found it too greasy for my liking to use in the AM. I definitely recommend this for those dry winter PM nights. I will be putting this in my shopping cart!
Obliphica Professional Seaberry Serum | Birchbox $38: I just started experimenting with using serums after doing my hair to tame the flyaways. You can use this with wet or dry hair. I tried this on my dry hair this morning after straightening my hair and found it very pleasant! Has a nice smell and wasn’t greasy and didn’t make my hair feel oily. Will definitely keep an eye on this and keep using it until it’s gone!
I was trying so hard to pump out a post that when I took the photos of the products, I only swatched the ones I thought I would like. Well, this should tell you that you should never judge a book by its cover. I thought I would love the lip gloss, but I hated it. I didn’t think I would like the moisturizer or serum, but I’m going to use up the entire sample and may even buy the full size at the end.
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