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21

Dec

All GREEN, everything!
Biotherm’s NEW Skin-Ergetic Fatigue Repairing Concentrate is currently my new OBSESSION. I completely forgot about this product line and thought they filed for bankruptcy because this line wasn’t putting out any gems, let me tell you. HOWEVER, this one is just an all around #WINNER.
Is this product right for you, you’re wondering? Are you in your 20’s, drink ALCOHOL, stay up LATE most nights of the week, smoke and/or eat like shit?! Well, congratulations, your skin probably looks like it’s been dipped in hell! What does that look like, you ask. Here is a following list of some skin concerns you might have: LARGE pores, discoloration, DULL complexion, loss of radiance, UNEVEN skin tone, dry patches and/or some red, IRRITATED patches.
All of these skin concerns don’t happen overnight. You know you shouldn’t have ate Taco Bell last night, you know those 10 DIRTY martinis the other night were going to show up somehow or somewhere to haunt you, and you MOST DEFINITELY know that pack of cigarettes you randomly bought last week because you thought you were some sort of rock star was going to wreak havoc on your skin!
Anyhoo, we all do it, including yours truly. Fortunately, some bad decisions can be erased.  When your body accumulates too many toxins, your skin has to work in over-drive to help your body rid itself of these poisons. Modern day life exhausts skin of its moisture and vitality reserves from everyday aggressors, leaving skin dull, life-less and straight-up looking looking like a CRACK head’s. Impurities build up on the skin’s surface and the skin’s natural defenses are weakened, hence resulting in large pores and dullness.
This serum is 99% all NATURAL, smells fresh and YUMMY (surprisingly) and REALLY works. Upon the first use, my skin looked more RADIANT and GLOWING. I started noticing VERY large pores last week. I’m talking a little village could have set up shop on my face. BUT, just after two days of using this serum DAY and NIGHT, my pores are back to their petite cute little selves.
NOW, this is a CANADIAN product line. So for you Canucks out there, you can pick this up at Sears. Hey, pick up a vacuum and a serum, but just don’t break the windows and start stealing stuff. We all know how crazy you get over Coach bags and hockey!  My fellow Americans, try CVS or Macys. They don’t carry this line at the ritzy glitzy places.
OH, and shake that bottle like a POLAROID picture before every use to ensure you activate the ingredients! 

All GREEN, everything!

Biotherm’s NEW Skin-Ergetic Fatigue Repairing Concentrate is currently my new OBSESSION. I completely forgot about this product line and thought they filed for bankruptcy because this line wasn’t putting out any gems, let me tell you. HOWEVER, this one is just an all around #WINNER.

Is this product right for you, you’re wondering? Are you in your 20’s, drink ALCOHOL, stay up LATE most nights of the week, smoke and/or eat like shit?! Well, congratulations, your skin probably looks like it’s been dipped in hell! What does that look like, you ask. Here is a following list of some skin concerns you might have: LARGE pores, discoloration, DULL complexion, loss of radiance, UNEVEN skin tone, dry patches and/or some red, IRRITATED patches.

All of these skin concerns don’t happen overnight. You know you shouldn’t have ate Taco Bell last night, you know those 10 DIRTY martinis the other night were going to show up somehow or somewhere to haunt you, and you MOST DEFINITELY know that pack of cigarettes you randomly bought last week because you thought you were some sort of rock star was going to wreak havoc on your skin!

Anyhoo, we all do it, including yours truly. Fortunately, some bad decisions can be erased.  When your body accumulates too many toxins, your skin has to work in over-drive to help your body rid itself of these poisons. Modern day life exhausts skin of its moisture and vitality reserves from everyday aggressors, leaving skin dull, life-less and straight-up looking looking like a CRACK head’s. Impurities build up on the skin’s surface and the skin’s natural defenses are weakened, hence resulting in large pores and dullness.

This serum is 99% all NATURAL, smells fresh and YUMMY (surprisingly) and REALLY works. Upon the first use, my skin looked more RADIANT and GLOWING. I started noticing VERY large pores last week. I’m talking a little village could have set up shop on my face. BUT, just after two days of using this serum DAY and NIGHT, my pores are back to their petite cute little selves.

NOW, this is a CANADIAN product line. So for you Canucks out there, you can pick this up at Sears. Hey, pick up a vacuum and a serum, but just don’t break the windows and start stealing stuff. We all know how crazy you get over Coach bags and hockey!  My fellow Americans, try CVS or Macys. They don’t carry this line at the ritzy glitzy places.

OH, and shake that bottle like a POLAROID picture before every use to ensure you activate the ingredients! 

20

Dec


Okay, so I know I’ve been MIA for about what 10 years?!
Clearly, I had better things to do with my time, as SKIN is just ONE aspect of our ever so busy and complicated lives. So, give me a break. 
Having made it clear that skin is just one aspect of our lives, so is FASHION! When I’m not buying skincare products, you better believe I’m spending my money on fashion, honey! So  maybe in the near future we shall just rename the blog all together to “My Wallet in Ruins?
Let’s get straight to some mah-fuckin business. WHICH GOD MADE THESE BEAUTIFUL HEELS? And who am I going to have to call and bitch to get my feet prancing around in these sexy YET so understated stilettos? Are these not absolute perfection? Well, don’t answer if you don’t have any taste. 
I’ve seen this picture on numerous blogs, yet NO ONE comments about where you can get the damn heels! Just reblog, reblog, reblog. 
SO I decided to reblog this picture in hopes that I may get some answers. PLEASE, if you feel for this woman’s desperate feet and have a heart, hook a sistah up!
In the interim, I will be posting up new posts about quite a few products I’v tried in the last couple of months. I mean, I only had 8 months to put random ish on my face and then bitch or gush about it. 
Keep me updated because I really just want to slip into these and BALL SO HARD!

Okay, so I know I’ve been MIA for about what 10 years?!

Clearly, I had better things to do with my time, as SKIN is just ONE aspect of our ever so busy and complicated lives. So, give me a break. 

Having made it clear that skin is just one aspect of our lives, so is FASHION! When I’m not buying skincare products, you better believe I’m spending my money on fashion, honey! So  maybe in the near future we shall just rename the blog all together to “My Wallet in Ruins?

Let’s get straight to some mah-fuckin business. WHICH GOD MADE THESE BEAUTIFUL HEELS? And who am I going to have to call and bitch to get my feet prancing around in these sexy YET so understated stilettos? Are these not absolute perfection? Well, don’t answer if you don’t have any taste. 

I’ve seen this picture on numerous blogs, yet NO ONE comments about where you can get the damn heels! Just reblog, reblog, reblog. 

SO I decided to reblog this picture in hopes that I may get some answers. PLEASE, if you feel for this woman’s desperate feet and have a heart, hook a sistah up!

In the interim, I will be posting up new posts about quite a few products I’v tried in the last couple of months. I mean, I only had 8 months to put random ish on my face and then bitch or gush about it. 

Keep me updated because I really just want to slip into these and BALL SO HARD!

07

Jul

Who said Vodka is bad for skin?
Well, it’s unfortunate what vodka has done to Cameron Diaz’ skin texture, but I have a fun and quick at home recipe which uses VODKA to give you TIGHT and YOUNGER looking skin in minutes!
I have been a fan Ole Henriksen products for a few years now. Aside from his amazing line of products, he gives many tips and tricks on his website that include at home beauty recipes for scrubs, masks and treatments. My ABSOLUTE favorite is Ole’s Firming Ice Cube Treatment with, of course, vodka!
ingredients
5 oz of fresh lemon juice
5 oz of strongly brewed rose hips tea
5 oz of strongly brewed mint tea
5 oz of vodka
Directions
Blend the ingredients together and pour into an ice cube tray. One  ice cube can be used several times, simply put back in the freezer after  use. Use by draping the ice cube with a thin cotton handkerchief, and  let the active ingredients melt through the thin fabric. Glide across  the entire face and throat for at least two minutes.
Benefits
This treatment firms and tightens pores for smoother, younger looking skin.
Most of us already have a bottle of vodka lying around in the freezer and some lemons in the refrigerator (for vodka sodas, obviously!), so you would just need to go to a Whole Foods to get rose hip and mint tea.
Let me break down the ingredients for you and what they do for your skin since Mr. Henriksen was too cool for us to do that.
The ice cube brings down any bloated mess, vodka and lemon juice tighten pores and brighten the skin, rose hip tea calms any inflammation and mint tea promotes micro-circulation to impart a healthy glow.
I like to do this treatment in the mornings when my face may look a little puffy and be in dire need of deflation and a pick-me-up.
So there you have it! Now, if you decide for whatever reason you don’t like the treatment or you’re an alcoholic, I assure you this concoction makes for some awesome and HEALTHY drunken popsicles. True story.
For a list of other at home beauty recipes check out:
http://www.olehenriksen.com/tips-and-tricks/beauty-recipes.aspx
OLE!

Who said Vodka is bad for skin?

Well, it’s unfortunate what vodka has done to Cameron Diaz’ skin texture, but I have a fun and quick at home recipe which uses VODKA to give you TIGHT and YOUNGER looking skin in minutes!

I have been a fan Ole Henriksen products for a few years now. Aside from his amazing line of products, he gives many tips and tricks on his website that include at home beauty recipes for scrubs, masks and treatments. My ABSOLUTE favorite is Ole’s Firming Ice Cube Treatment with, of course, vodka!

ingredients

  • 5 oz of fresh lemon juice
  • 5 oz of strongly brewed rose hips tea
  • 5 oz of strongly brewed mint tea
  • 5 oz of vodka

Directions

Blend the ingredients together and pour into an ice cube tray. One ice cube can be used several times, simply put back in the freezer after use. Use by draping the ice cube with a thin cotton handkerchief, and let the active ingredients melt through the thin fabric. Glide across the entire face and throat for at least two minutes.

Benefits

This treatment firms and tightens pores for smoother, younger looking skin.

Most of us already have a bottle of vodka lying around in the freezer and some lemons in the refrigerator (for vodka sodas, obviously!), so you would just need to go to a Whole Foods to get rose hip and mint tea.

Let me break down the ingredients for you and what they do for your skin since Mr. Henriksen was too cool for us to do that.

The ice cube brings down any bloated mess, vodka and lemon juice tighten pores and brighten the skin, rose hip tea calms any inflammation and mint tea promotes micro-circulation to impart a healthy glow.

I like to do this treatment in the mornings when my face may look a little puffy and be in dire need of deflation and a pick-me-up.

So there you have it! Now, if you decide for whatever reason you don’t like the treatment or you’re an alcoholic, I assure you this concoction makes for some awesome and HEALTHY drunken popsicles. True story.

For a list of other at home beauty recipes check out:

http://www.olehenriksen.com/tips-and-tricks/beauty-recipes.aspx

OLE!

30

Jun

It’s been awhile, blah blah blah. Yea, on to the next one.
A good friend bitched me out earlier today for not blogging anymore. Her face is as glorious as it is today thanks to me. She said this, not me. I’m not that in over my head. I told her I didn’t think my writing was appreciated by you over-critical monsters and she replied, “Who cares, it’s like throwing a hotdog down a stairway, you never know what you’re gonna hit” I almost stopped listening to her until this geniousity came out of her mouth. Thanks whatwoodkylixdo.com!
So here I am, throwing a hotdog down the stairway and I hope it hits you in the face. In a good way.
I know I’ve always warned you about facial scrubs. “They’re too abrasive” “They thin your skin over time” “Scrubs may scratch your skin” Well, we all want to get in a good scubbin’ every now and then, so I take it all back and you can bitch me out later.
This CHEAP gem is a little abrasive. It feels like you’re using an S.O.S pad on your face, but sometimes your skin may need some S.O.S. After relying mostly on products with alpha beta hydroxy acids to do all the exfoliating, I wanted to feel the graininess of a scrub POLISHING my skin and FORCING off the dead skin cells and grime.This scrub does just that. After the first scrub a dub, you’ll notice your skin is practically PORE-LESS  and much more even toned. The scrub also has a TINGLING sensation to make your skin feel ever so fresh and clean.
I suggest using it 1x week if you have normal skin and 2x for dry and oilier skin types. Why 2x for DRY and OILY skin types? Dry skin is very flaky and you need to scrub those dead skin flakes off. Oily skin tends to have larger, more congested pores you need to clean out.
I prefer to use it at the sink after cleansing. The shower is a little tricky because with all the steam and water, the consistency of the scrub is different and it doesn’t really do its job.
I know what you’re thinking. “CLINIQUE? What, does this girl seriously shop at Macy’s?”  Um no, your mother might, AND this is a great product that truly works. I know we’re not 16 anymore, but it’s tried and true.
It’s $14 and it’ll last you a month. You can use it on rough areas of your body too!

It’s been awhile, blah blah blah. Yea, on to the next one.

A good friend bitched me out earlier today for not blogging anymore. Her face is as glorious as it is today thanks to me. She said this, not me. I’m not that in over my head. I told her I didn’t think my writing was appreciated by you over-critical monsters and she replied, “Who cares, it’s like throwing a hotdog down a stairway, you never know what you’re gonna hit” I almost stopped listening to her until this geniousity came out of her mouth. Thanks whatwoodkylixdo.com!

So here I am, throwing a hotdog down the stairway and I hope it hits you in the face. In a good way.

I know I’ve always warned you about facial scrubs. “They’re too abrasive” “They thin your skin over time” “Scrubs may scratch your skin” Well, we all want to get in a good scubbin’ every now and then, so I take it all back and you can bitch me out later.

This CHEAP gem is a little abrasive. It feels like you’re using an S.O.S pad on your face, but sometimes your skin may need some S.O.S. After relying mostly on products with alpha beta hydroxy acids to do all the exfoliating, I wanted to feel the graininess of a scrub POLISHING my skin and FORCING off the dead skin cells and grime.This scrub does just that. After the first scrub a dub, you’ll notice your skin is practically PORE-LESS  and much more even toned. The scrub also has a TINGLING sensation to make your skin feel ever so fresh and clean.

I suggest using it 1x week if you have normal skin and 2x for dry and oilier skin types. Why 2x for DRY and OILY skin types? Dry skin is very flaky and you need to scrub those dead skin flakes off. Oily skin tends to have larger, more congested pores you need to clean out.

I prefer to use it at the sink after cleansing. The shower is a little tricky because with all the steam and water, the consistency of the scrub is different and it doesn’t really do its job.

I know what you’re thinking. “CLINIQUE? What, does this girl seriously shop at Macy’s?”  Um no, your mother might, AND this is a great product that truly works. I know we’re not 16 anymore, but it’s tried and true.

It’s $14 and it’ll last you a month. You can use it on rough areas of your body too!

25

Apr

SKIN AND TOTAL BODY!
I know I know, it was not okay for me to just leave you hanging like this for a week! Like who am I to just take a mental WEEK off and not even inform ya’ll?! My apologies and hope your face is still intact. Let’s talk about these happy pills I’ve been taking for TWO months now.
Like I’ve mentioned before, I LOVE everything that is PERRICONE. So it was only natural and completely normal for me to spend $150 on this 30-day supply of vitamins, claiming to reverse all that is ugly AND increase overall bodily well being. Well, first and foremost, yours truly only takes one pack a day, opposed to the recommended two packs a day, so that I can sail on by with ONE box for two months! I don’t have $ coming out of my a$$.
Well, what has popping these 7 pills a day done for me? I haven’t had a breakout since taking these heavenlies. Nope, not even when Aunt Flow comes to town. I’ve noticed a SMOOTHER, FIRMER and GLOWING complexion, along with increased ENERGY and a HAPPY mood! I will even go so far as to say that these vitamins are ANTI-DEPRESSANTS! WHY? HOW? If you have AMAZING skin, better overall health and a STABLE mood, what in the world do you have to be depressed about? If you’re feeling great on the inside, it shows on the outside and vice versa. Ok, moving on, this isn’t a therapy session.
The vitamins also help to grow healthier hair and nails. Packed with Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Antioxidants, Vitamins A, C, D, E and K, Calcium, Folic Acid and SUPERFOOD greens, this ANIMAL PACK has it all. It’s the ultimate beauty must have! You should start to notice a difference in your skin’s overall appearance and texture after a week of taking ONE pack a day with a meal. If you don’t, I would go back to SEPHORA (where they sell the line) and demand your money back! Not everyone has the same experience with incorporating new supplements into their diet. So if you’re not feeling and looking better than before you started the vitamins, grow a pair and return the damn box!
You can get your hands on these vitamins at Sephora or order at PerriconeMD.com.
I hope you love these vitamins as much I do. More importantly, I hope they do their job and have you LOOKING and FEELING FABULOUS!
Best,
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SKIN AND TOTAL BODY!

I know I know, it was not okay for me to just leave you hanging like this for a week! Like who am I to just take a mental WEEK off and not even inform ya’ll?! My apologies and hope your face is still intact. Let’s talk about these happy pills I’ve been taking for TWO months now.

Like I’ve mentioned before, I LOVE everything that is PERRICONE. So it was only natural and completely normal for me to spend $150 on this 30-day supply of vitamins, claiming to reverse all that is ugly AND increase overall bodily well being. Well, first and foremost, yours truly only takes one pack a day, opposed to the recommended two packs a day, so that I can sail on by with ONE box for two months! I don’t have $ coming out of my a$$.

Well, what has popping these 7 pills a day done for me? I haven’t had a breakout since taking these heavenlies. Nope, not even when Aunt Flow comes to town. I’ve noticed a SMOOTHER, FIRMER and GLOWING complexion, along with increased ENERGY and a HAPPY mood! I will even go so far as to say that these vitamins are ANTI-DEPRESSANTS! WHY? HOW? If you have AMAZING skin, better overall health and a STABLE mood, what in the world do you have to be depressed about? If you’re feeling great on the inside, it shows on the outside and vice versa. Ok, moving on, this isn’t a therapy session.

The vitamins also help to grow healthier hair and nails. Packed with Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Antioxidants, Vitamins A, C, D, E and K, Calcium, Folic Acid and SUPERFOOD greens, this ANIMAL PACK has it all. It’s the ultimate beauty must have! You should start to notice a difference in your skin’s overall appearance and texture after a week of taking ONE pack a day with a meal. If you don’t, I would go back to SEPHORA (where they sell the line) and demand your money back! Not everyone has the same experience with incorporating new supplements into their diet. So if you’re not feeling and looking better than before you started the vitamins, grow a pair and return the damn box!

You can get your hands on these vitamins at Sephora or order at PerriconeMD.com.

I hope you love these vitamins as much I do. More importantly, I hope they do their job and have you LOOKING and FEELING FABULOUS!

Best,

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