Showing posts with label high end skin care. Show all posts
Showing posts with label high end skin care. Show all posts

Friday, February 7, 2014

Get To Know Radical Skincare! (Fab Five Friday)

Get To Know Radical Skincare!

With so many skincare lines cluttering the market, it’s hard to find a collection that provides real results. RadicalmSkincare is a one of a kind skincare line, founded on the idea of gentle yet effective ingredients. Recently featured in the November issue of O, The Oprah Magazine Radical Skincare founders Liz and Rachel Edlich wanted to create a collection that would deliver real results. For them potency isn’t a luxury—efficacious, powerful ingredients are at the heart of the luxe formulations. It may sound like a radical idea, but the sisters are firm believers in pushing the boundaries to build the most potent possible ingredients into prestige products. {Products sent for review consideration}

Saturday, September 28, 2013

It's Not Too Late to Celebrate National Honey Month with Laura Mercier!

Laura Mericer Honey Bath

Now that the weather has turned chillier, it’s the perfect time to indulge in a little extra pampering with Laura Mercier Honey Bath.  This decadent, foaming honey moisture body bath leaves skin feeling clean, fresh and supple. Available in five delectable fragrances: Almond Coconut Milk, Crème Brûlée, Ambre Vanillé, Crème de Pistache and Fresh Fig. I received the Fresh Fig scent...

Friday, September 27, 2013

My Current Skincare Routine (Fall Into Beauty Edition)

From l-r: shu uemura Skin Purifier cleansing beauty oil premium a/i, Amarte Daily ExfoliPowder, Zensation Radiance Brightening Cleansing Cream,  and L'Occitane Divine Lotion

The last time I shared my regular skin care regimen was in May and for the most part {I switched some items in and out as I received them} it stayed the same. But as I've discussed before, my skin tends to go bonkers when the seasons transition from Summer to Fall, so I try to head it off at the pass by adjusting my skin care regimen. While the basic regimen stays the same {precleanse/exfoliate, cleanse, moisturize, and treat}, I switch to richer, thicker formulas, those that care for sensitive skin, and thanks to this awesome job o' mine {and the fact that I am getting older}, products that skew more towards higher price points {not that there is anything wrong with drugstore/affordable skin care! I still incorporate quite a few budget buys into my regimen. But there are days when I have to force myself to wash my face and it makes the experience that much better when I'm using a more luxurious product #dontjudgeme}. That being said, yes-these products were sent to me for review. Some of them are newer to my collection than others, so this will be more of an overview of what I'm currently using than a review {I'll post a review of products individually as I get a better feel for what I think about them. If you see something that you are particularly interested in, please leave a comment and let me know!}.

Fab Five Favorites: Joey New York (Fall Into Beauty Edition)!

Fab Five Favorites: Joey New York (Fall Into Beauty Edition)!

I know, I know! I just did a FFF with Joey NY, but when I love a brand, I love it wholeheartedly! The last version was perfect for summer time skin care regimens, this one focuses on products that are great for taking care of your skin as we transition into the cooler Fall weather! {Products pictured above and listed below were all sent for editorial/review consideration}

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Brand Spotlight: The Swiss Secret to Perfect Skin: ZENSATION!

The Swiss Secret to Perfect Skin: ZENSATION!

Introducing a new skin care line from Switzerland called ZENSATION! These luxurious products are formulated with natural Swiss Alpine plant and fruit extracts to leave your skin feeling radiant and refreshed. Without using harmful ingredients, ZENSATION products naturally hydrate skin while reducing the appearance of wrinkles, and producing a bright, radiant complexion that keeps skin glowing day after day. {products sent for review}

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

"Love Yourself Love Your Skin" with Amarte Skin Care!

Amarte Cosmetics started as a skin care initiative within a Korean dermatology clinic in 1994. One of the clinic’s nursing staff members developed an exceptional interest and ability in producing inspired skin care products to address patient concerns and beauty interests. Over the years these efforts became increasingly sophisticated and expansive with resoundingly positive feedback from patients and the dermatology community at large.

The Heart and Seoul Collection (MSRP $185) 

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Can't Miss Opportunity to Save on A Spectacular Skin Care Splurge! AKA: Clark's Botanicals on QVC

Clark's Botanicals not only make a most awesome lip gloss (find my rave about it here), they also offer some pretty luxe, uber effective skin care. I had the chance to try out their excellent Anti-Puff Eye Cream, and am seriously tempted to splurge (it retails for $87.00) on the full size bottle when I run out of my beloved Mama Mio Eye Gel.

photo via BeautyBar.com

Anti-Puff Eye Cream specifically targets stubborn puffiness, dark circles, and wrinkles with a high concentration of active botanicals and vitamins. Skin is smoothed, soothed and softened with vitamins A, E and isoflavin, while Vitamin K lightens dark circles.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Skin Like Fresh Chicken Cutlets (In a Totally Good Way)! AKA: FutureDerm Time Release Retinol 0.5

I read a quote on Facebook from Leslie Blodgett of Bare Escentuals last night, and it was like a sign that it was time to write this post. She said "when you wake up in the morning your skin should feel plump and hydrated. If not, you aren't getting the most out of your skincare and your skin isn't recovering from the drain and bad influences of your day." Now of course she was recommending a new serum or something rather from her company, but I know that I don't need it, because I have this...

Thursday, October 4, 2012

When Being Too Tired to Wash My Face is a Good Thing! AKA: Radical Skincare

While I know that taking care of my skin is a worthwhile effort, well worth whatever time it takes to tend to it properly, sometimes (particularly at night, when what you put on your skin is most effective) I'm just too tired to do much more than the basics (cleansing cloths FTW!). So I really love these Age Defying Exfoliating Pads from Radical Skincare

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