makeup, skincare

Hourglass Cosmetics No. 28 Primer Serum Review

Hourglass No.28 Primer Serum

The claims: The goal of Hourglass No. 28 Primer Serum is to moisturize skin as it “prepares” skin for makeup. It contains 14 essential oils (such as rose geranium, lavender, rosemary), 10 lipid-rich plant oils (such as evening primrose, jojoba, olive oil) and 4 vitamins (A, B5, C and E). Here’s a complete list of ingredients.

Reminder of my skin type: I have dry skin with invisible pores. I want a product to prolong the wear of foundation without making my skin feel like… Continue reading | 1 Comment

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BijaBody Bedside Manner Lip+Hand Treatment & Body Treatment Review

BijaBody is a natural, eco-friendly body care and tea line located in rugged and wild Montana. I found out about this line this February. I fell hard for this line. You can read all about that here. 

BijaBody Anti-Aging Body Treatment

Anti-Aging Body TreatmentHoneyOil base lotion with turmeric, tea extracts, wine extracts, algae, and vitamin C+E. The 10 oz bottle retails for $32.

This is an awesome lotion for those with dry, dehydrated skin that dislike the feel of heavy lotions/creams/butters. This stuff… Continue reading


Kahina Giving Beauty Eye Serum Review

Kahina Eye Serum

I really loved Kahina Giving Beauty Argan Oil and I’m finally getting around to trying the line’s other skincare products. And I’m impressed.

This 99% natural eye serum claims to reduce puffiness, improve circulation to prevent dark circles, reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles and improve elasticity.

The Kahina Eye Serum is more than just argan oil. It contains other plants, botanicals and oils that nourish the skin.

Products Appearance, Feel, Etc.: It feels like an oil-gel. It… Continue reading | 4 Comments


Koh Gen Do Oriental Plants Deep Moisture Mask Review

Koh Gen Do Oriental Plants Moisture Mask

Koh Gen Do is a luxury skincare and makeup line from Japan. The Deep Moisture Mask is a moisturizing mask for night time use. This mask is different than other moisture masks because you do not rinse it. You apply a thin layer to your skin at night and  do your daily skincare routine in the morning. So, you don’t feel like you are completely wasting your money by immediately rinsing it down the sink.

What does it claim to do?

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BijaBody Natural Daily Body Scrub & Serum Review

BijaBody Daily Body Scrub and Serum

BijaBody is a natural body care and tea line located in Montana founded by world traveler and esthetician, Melissa. You can read more about this indie eco-friendly line here.

Here’s my review of the Daily Body Scrub and Daily Body Serum:

Daily Body ScrubIt’s a combination of crushed grape seeds (by-products from the Washington and California wine industry), milled corn cob meal (non-GMO), honey, white & green tea extracts with mildly foaming coconut and shea based cleansers. It’s