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Showing posts with label vichy. Show all posts

Top 3 Honeymoon Must Haves!

After a whirl wind 20 month engagement- It's all over.
Two days after my wedding, I was on a flight to the islands with my essentials.
I don't want to go into the details yet but there was three items which I could NOT leave at home.

Currently Obsessed: VICHY Ideal Body Serum - Milk

Sooo the groundhog was right. WINTER is still here!
By now I thought I would at least be able to rock my maxi dress but no.. I'm here pulling out my parka and boots. Hydration is key right now. 

My new BFF is VICHY Ideal Body Serum - Milk ($24.00 CAN).
What is Serum-Milk?
Serum-milk: Emulsion gel enriched with mother-of-pearl particles to enhance the skin. As a milk, it delivers hydration and comfort, as a serum, it has a very fresh, fluid and melt-in texture that is instantly absorbed. It is possible to dress immediately.
There are two key active ingredients usually used in face care in this product:
Hyaluronic Acid and LHA 

In combination, these result in radiant, smooth, hydrated and firmer skin. Since I have sensitive skin it's good to know that it's suitable for all skin types and infused with Vichy Thermal Spa Water. Plus paraben-free and hypoallergenic!

By combining 10 fundamental oils:
  1. Apricot kernel,
  2. Passionflower
  3. Corn
  4. Rice Bran
  5. Sunflower
  6. Blackcurrant Pips
  7. Rosehip
  8. Coriander
  9. Macadamia
  10. Jojoba
Best way to maximize the benefits:
Apply it to your skin when it's still slightly damp.
It will boost your hydration!

My Top 7 May Favourites: Revlon, Vichy, Sephora & Hourglass

I kept my look to a straight minimum in May. I was soooo busy with a lot of work at my 9-5. 
Here were my essentials:

1. VICHY Capital Soleil Bare Skin Feel Lotion SPF 45 ($29.95 CAN)
For men and women of all ages with phototypes 2, 3 or 4 who want to protect their skin efficiently from UVA and UVB rays, in an ultra-light dry-touch texture for body and face.
I will be speaking about sunscreen a lot this summer! I love this because it applies sheer. I don`t get a white cast when applied. Do you know how hard it is to find a sunscreen like that!

2. VICHY Aqualia Thermal Night Spa ($44.00 CAN)
This gel-like formula is loaded with Vichy Thermal Spa Water, hyaluronic acid and Aquabioryl for a total hydration boost.  These active ingredients act in relay to lead Vichy Thermal Spa Water deep into the skin and skin cells for maximum benefits, lasting well over 12 hours.
Hydration is key! Perfect product to use after you exfoliate before bed.
*Tip: Wait about 10-20 minutes before you lie on your pillow.

3. MARK GlossWorks Lip Gloss ($14.00 CAN)
Go from beach to street without a worry with a luscious formula for gorgeous glossy color that helps protect lips from drying UVA and UVB rays. Brilliant shine that lasts for hours.
Love! Love! Love this lipgloss! It contains SPF so it protects your lips from the harmful rays. It`s pigmented and has the perfect shine.

4. Essence Cherry Blossom Girl  2in1 eyeliner ($1.00 CAN on sale)
Yin & yang! both ends of the 2in1 eyeliner let you create beautiful, accurate lines – from fine to broad. thanks to its semi-permanent texture, this eye make-up is extremely long-lasting in a choice of classic black or natural dark brown. 
This launched back in September and I was sooo lucky to find it on clearance for a $1.00. This stuff does not budge. Honestly it`s the perfect eyeliner! I wish there were more- I`d buy them all.  

5. Revlon lash potion™ volume + length mascara by grow luscious™ ($9.95 CAN)
Magically transform lashes to lush, long and lustrous. A potion with strengthening proteins drenches lashes for volume. Triple-groove wand combs through for clump-free length.
Clump-free lashes! I personally would say that it gives me more volume than length. I apply 3 to 4 coats to get full volume.

6. Sephora Collection Contour Eye Pencil 12 HR Wear ($6.00 CAN)
A waterproof eye pencil with a long-wearing, matte black shade. 
It`s so hard to find a matte eyeliner that last all day! This one is perfect because you don`t have to "set" it and it's paraben-free!

7.  Hourglass N° 28 Lip Treatment Oil ($49.00 CAN)
A richly concentrated oil blend of cutting-edge actives, botanicals, and skin-rejuvenating vitamins for the delicate lip area.  
No words can explain how it feels on your lips. It also has opulent 24KT, anti-bacterial, gold-plated tip to create a soothing effect on the lips. I know the price may scare you but trust me it's worth it.

My Favourites products for Moisturized Skin

I know it's almost the beginning of winter but how is your skin?

Hydrated? Dry? Dull?

Currently my skin is extremely hydrated and ready to tackle the winter season.
Here are the three moisturizers that I can't live without at the moment:
  • Vichy Aqualia Thermal 
  • Garnier Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream
  • Skinauthority VitaD Fortified Topical Elixir

Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel Cream locks in moisture and blocks out dryness using a formula with a unique combination of a pure antioxidant fruit water extract and skin conditioning vitamins. Its luxurious, ultra-light texture is a breakthrough in hydration. For 24 hours of refreshing hydration.
I have included pictures of the packaging, content & application for reference. 
I'm obsessed with this product. 
If you're looking for something lightweight that locks in moisture this is it!
Plus it's packed with vitamins and extracts to keep your skin looking it's best.
I've been using this for over two months and would definitely recommend it.

Night: Skinauthority VitaD Fortified Topical Elixir
Multi action, lightweight formula provides a topical dose of Vitamin D and essential nutrients to nourish the skin for firm, bright luminosity.
It's important to keep your skin hydrated even at night time. Did you know that's when all your essential oils in your face is usually sucked out by your cotton sheets/ pillow cases. This elixir is everything you need for your slumer because it has skin nutrients including vitamin D2, D3, A, E, and K. I don't know what vitamin K is but if it's going to continue to make my skin look amazing- I'll take it!

Day: Aqualia Thermal Cream Fortifying & Soothing 24Hr Hydrating Care

Rich Cream for 24 hours of continuous hydration. With Vichy Thermal Water to fortify the skin and Activ Hyaluronine™ to intensely hydrate and leave skin replenished with water.

This is the thickest cream out of the bunch. I use it on the really cold days. I'm lucky that I have a car to get me to and from work weekly. There still is times when I do have to bare the cold and this product is the best to use. It melts into your skin and doesn't leave a greasy residue.

I hope this in depth post helped you choose what to moisturize with this season!