29.8.14

Review: Vichy Normaderm Night Detox



As I have mentioned a gazillion times, my skin is definitely not on the oily or acne prone side of life, but on the dehydrated kind of also dried type of thing (hope you know what I mean). However, when Vichy launched the Vichy Night Detox* into their Normaderm family, I got extremely intrigued about the effects of its use.

Formulated with salicylic acid, LHA and glycolic acid, this product claims to help people with acne prone skin and oily skin types and the reduction of sebum while sleeping, which was the intriguing part that I was talking about. 

During spring and summer, my skin gets a bit dry-combination (with added clogged pores) so in the mornings when I wake up, my skin tends to feel a bit uncomfortable due to the sebum it produces overnight. So obviously, when this new Vichy product launched I couldn´t wait to have it and after using it for 5 weeks religiously every night, I couldn´t be happier with it (added bonus for its lightweight consistency!). It has changed the way my skin feels and looks in the morning and the sticky gross kind of feeling has disappear which got me really impressed. 

Overall, a product I would definitely recommend for this time of the year if you are like me or all year round for the targeted skin type. 

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26.8.14

Review: Revlon ColorStay Moisture Stain

Revlon ColorStay Moisture Stain - £7.99 

Highly hyped and ridiculously awaited, the Revlon ColorStay Moisture Stain has finally landed to Boots and Superdrug. I personally got mines at Boots when they were on a Revlon offer and I bought Parisian Passion and Miami Fever

Firstly, the packaging. I would buy the whole line just because of it, so that pretty much says it all. It is unbelievably pretty and extremely slick. Also, the lip wand has a bit of an arrow shape which makes it perfect when lining your lips with it.

In terms of pigmentation, this product is definitely buildable. You can either put a tiny bit on the centre of your lips and then use your finger or really pack it with the lip wand to get that wet glossy finish. 

The only downside I found was in terms of lasting power, the gloss and shine from Miami Fever only lasted for about an hour and hardly left any stain on my lips. However, Parisian Passion was still there (with no wet effect though) a few hours after applying it. This might be because it was a darker colour but I don´t have any more of this products to compare them with so if you have any other opinion, I would love to know.

Have you tried any of the new Revlon ColorStay Moisture Stain lip shades?

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22.8.14

Video: Gloomy Sundays - Chit Chat


When the inspiration hits you, you have to listen to it, right? Well, that is pretty much what I did when I filmed this video. A bit of a chit chat video is never a bad thing.

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