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Imgn Dermatology-review

Hello!  Happy Thursday!  I hope everyone is doing well.  We are living in scary times.  Our state is currently in a shelter at home status. I’m trying to have a positive attitude, but it’s difficult at times. I actually went to the store today at 7 am to buy toilet paper. It’s seniors day on Tuesday and Thursday from 7 am to 8 am.  This was my 7th attempt in the last two weeks to get toilet paper. I already had enough for three weeks, but with people hoarding supplies, I just needed the comfort of knowing we had enough.

On to lighter things.  I read about Imgn Dermatology in a Woman’s World magazine last month.  Woman’s World is a weekly magazine that I buy at the grocery store.  It mostly contains the latest diet and many recipes.  I’ve been reading it for years, and have gotten some great beauty tips.

I’ve been using Imgn Instant Lifting Wrinkle Fighter for 30 days.  Here’s the description from the website:

INSTANT LIFTING
WRINKLE FIGHTER
Helps immediately diminish the appearance of wrinkles, using a propritary blend of Moisturizers, Botanicals, and Nutrients.
FEATURE INGREDIENTS
Acmella oleracea extract – Ancient Medicinal Plant from South America helps reduce appearance of wrinkles using a myorelaxing mechanism similar to Botox®
Hyaluronic Acid – is a potent moisturizer that helps hydrate
and retain moisture in the skin
Vitamin B3 – moisturizes skin and protects against barrier damage, helps stimulate collagen
Vitamin B5 – is a moisturizer, an anti inflammatory, and promotes epithelisation
Vitamin B6 – helps normal skin metabolism, helps refine skin
Vitamin C and E – work together syngeristically to protect against lipid peroxidation and is a free radical scavenger and helps stimulate collagen production 
I’ve been using Imagine Dermatology Smoother Skin Anti Aging Renewal Complex for the past 30 days.
SMOOTHER SKIN
ANTI AGING RENEWAL COMPLEX
A Powerful Blend of Extracts, Vitamins, and Moisturizers
FEATURE INGREDIENTS
​​Algae and Yeast Extract Complex – is a bioengineered mixture of Glucosamine HCI, Algae Extract, Yeast Extract and Urea, has been shown to help diminish wrinkles, improve smoothness, and increase integral firmness
Hyaluronic Acid – is a potent moisturizer that helps hydrate and retain moisture in the skin
Vitamin B3 – moisturizes skin and protects against barrier damage, helps stimulate collagen
Vitamin B5 – is a moisturizer, an anti inflammatory, and promotes epithelisation
Vitamin B6 – helps normal skin metabolism, helps refine skin
Vitamin C and E work together syngeristically to protect against lipid peroxidation and is a free radical scavenger and helps stimulate collagen production
It sells for $17.97 USD for 2.3 ounces.  It’s a lightly scented soothing cream. I’ve used about 1/3 of the jar over 30 days. I’ve used 1/2 of the 1 ounce bottle of the Instant Lifting Wrinkle Fighter that sells for $17.97 USD.
I’ve tried so many anti-aging products over the years. I can’t even fathom how much money I’ve spent.  These products actually work.  I was out in my yard with my dogs yesterday and took a selfie in full on sun. I’ve always taken good care of my skin, but I was really pleased with the results I’ve gotten.  I’m 61 and just wear concealer on my nose, no foundation, etc. My skin tone is more even and I have very few wrinkles.
I used each product twice a day. In the morning it goes under my sunscreen. Both products are light and quickly absorbed.
Check me out:
Imgn 3-25-20

 

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Believe Beauty review from Dollar General Store

Hello!  I’ve been MIA for awhile.  I started a new job recently, and have had a super busy Summer.

Believe Beauty by Dollar General is a great new line of cosmetics that is very affordable.  Nothing is over $5.  Jeffree Star-YouTube recently did a review.  He liked a number of the products, so I thought what the heck.  I bought the Eyebrow Styling gel in light brown, Volumin’ Eyes mascara in Intense Black, Brighten Up Color Correcting Concealer in light/medium, and two lip glosses.  I spent $21.50 for five products.

Jeffree really liked the foundation, as he said it’s full coverage.  I don’t really wear foundation, so I passed.  There are quite a few items to choose from. All the items I got except for one was only $4.  You get a lot of product and the quality is amazing.  The lip glosses are .15 fl ounce and made in the USA.   Lipgloss The glosses are very hydrating and have no flavor and stay on well. Juneberry is a dupe for NARS lip gloss in Orgasm that sells for $24 for .18 fl ounces.

Believe Beauty Lustrous Shine Lipgloss in Juneberry 9-22-19

Brighten Up Color Correcting Concealer this is a total dupe for Becca Under Eye Brightening Corrector in light/medium. I use to use the Becca concealer, but it got to be too expensive at $32 for .16 ounces. Believe’s is $4 for .07 ounces.  A little goes a long way, but it does a nice job on my tired old eyes. This product is made in Poland.

Believe Beauty Brighten Up Color Correcting Concealer in light-medium 9-22-19

Volumin’ Eyes Mascara in Intense Black was $4.50 and is made in Italy. This is a great mascara.  It goes on well and made my lashes appear more full.  One of the things I really liked is that it appeared that I had eyeliner on just by virtue of applying this mascara. Normally I don’t like when  that happens, but this worked out really well.

Believe Beauty Volumin' Eyes mascara 9-22-19

Last but not least is the Eyebrow Styling gel in light brown at $4. It’s made in Taiwan. OMG!  This stuff is flipping awesome!  My brows are super skimpy and well just look like crap.  I’m 60 and as I’ve gotten older they just keep getting worse. I go back and forth using various prestige brands. I’ve been using Anastasia Brow Wiz for a few years.   I’ve tried other mascara type brow products, but this by far the absolute best.  It filled my brows in nicely and stays put.  The light brown is a perfect taupe color.

Believe Beauty Eyebrow Stylin Gel light brown 9-22-19

Believe Beauty mascara, brow gel and correcting concealer 9-22-19-1

The brow color, mascara and concealer are on my right eye.

Believe Beauty Lustrous Shine Lipgloss swatches 9-22-19

Ethereal & Juneberry lip gloss

If you are looking for high quality, low cost makeup check out Believe Beauty at Dollar General store.

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Bed Bath & Beyond haul

Hello and happy Saturday!  Bed, Bath & Beyond is a housewares department store in the US.  They also happen to have a huge health and beauty department.  I had some coupons that were expiring today, so I headed over.  Holy cow!  I haven’t been to BBB for ages, and frankly forgot how awesome their health and beauty section is. They have tons of cosmetics and a great selection of all things beauty.  The prices are cheap too!  I am always getting 20% off coupons in the mail.  Today I had store and manufacturers coupons.

Here is what I got:

Bed Bath & Beyond Haul 4-27-19

I got two boxes of hair color, antiperspirant, make up brushes and an overnight lip treatment. I spent $16.17 USD. The regular price was $32 USD!  Score!

I’ve been using the Burt’s Bees Overnight Lip treatment for about 6 months.  It’s a great moisturizing treat for your lips. The e.l.f. brushes were $.75 cents each! The brushes are decent quality, and for less than a buck each, yes please.  I’ve been using the Clairol Root Touch Up for years.  It works well and is super easy to use.  The color is light brown. I’m going to lowlight my hair tomorrow, wish me luck!

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Walgreens Beauty Perfect Complexion brush set

Hello and happy Monday!  I purchased this brush set at  Walgreens Beauty Perfect Complexion brushes

The set was $8.99 USD.  I looked at several stores for a concealer brush, but couldn’t find any that I liked.  I didn’t need the other two brushes, but for the price I couldn’t resist.  I was pleasantly surprised when I got the brushes home.  The concealer brush was perfect, and I love the powder brush. I haven’t tried the foundation brush, as I only wear a BB cream. The powder brush is super fluffy and picks up the perfect amount of loose powder.

Here’s the description from Walgreens website:

The Walgreens Beauty Perfect Complexion Brush Set is handcrafted using only the finest materials and finished with the utmost care. The ultra-soft, top-quality synthetic bristles are ideal for expertly creating the perfect complexion.

Walgreens Beauty Perfect brush setWalgreens Beauty Perfect brush set-1 4-15-19

If you are looking for good quality complexion brushes, look no further than your local Walgreens.

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Benefit KA Brow! Cream Gel brow color with brush

Well hello every body!  I’ve been MIA for months.  I sit in front of a computer screen all day for my job, so my eyes are whacked out by the time I get home.  My favorite store Ulta.com is having a 21 days of beauty sale currently going on.

Today, I decided to clean out my make up drawers, by that I mean my make up table that was piled high with any and everything make up.  I tossed make up  I’ve had for years.  I currently have three monthly beauty box subscriptions, so I get over 15 new items every month.  Why I was hanging on to eye shadow from the 1980’s is beyond me. I’m goofy that way.  Man, did I ever toss a boatload of crap. Anywho, I found a freebie I had received from Ulta awhile back.  It’s Ka Brow! Cream brow color .  Full size is $24 for .1 ounce.  I’ve been using eyebrow pencils for years.  My eyebrows are blonde and non existent for the most part.  I went yesterday to get two Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz pencils which were 50% off.  I tried the Brow Wiz a few months back and thought it was my holy grail brow product. Not any more!

I have color 1, which is perfect for my light complexion.  Check out me out below:

Benefit Ka Brow 3-24-19-crop

 

I look very ghost like if I don’t have color on my brows.  I was just out running errands so my make up job isn’t too swift.

This photo is better, not too shabby for a 60 year old , huh??

Benefit Ka Brow 3-24-19

As I’ve said in the past my selfie skills suck, oh well. Cripes, I hope my nose isn’t really that big. I swear I’m not an alcoholic.

Benefit Ka Brow Ulta 3-24-19

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Mini Ulta Haul

Happy Sunday!  Hope everyone is doing well.  My favorite store Ulta, sent me a 20% off everything coupon today.  I was planning on stopping there today anyway, so getting the coupon was a plus!  I received a sample of Anastasia Brow Wiz recently from Ulta, and fell in love with this eponymous line.  I have tried many brow products in the past, and have been satisfied, or so I thought.  The sample I tried was Taupe, which was perfect for me.  The regular price is $21, I paid $12.60, with my 20% of and rewards dollars.  The photo below is not the best, but you get the idea.

Ulta Haul 10-14-18 Anastasia Brow Wiz Taupe-1

My eyebrows are very light, and this product goes on like a dream.

I needed a new daily SPF, so I picked up this e.l.f. Beauty Shield SPF 50 for $7.20, the regular price is $12 for 1.69 ounces.  It has a tint, which worked well for my skin.  Here’s Ulta’s description: This SPF 50 Skin Shielding Moisturizer contains powerful antioxidants Carrot Seed Oil, Sunflower Seed Oil, and Vitamin C. Featuring a sheer, universal tint, this moisturizer protects your skin from everyday environmental aggressors.

All e.l.f. skincare products are free from Parabens, Sulfates, and Phthalates. It’s also cruelty free.

Ulta Haul 10-14-18 E.L.F. SPF 50

 

I loved the fact that  it’s  an SPF 50.  I had skin cancer on my face this year, so I’ve been super careful to always be protected. With it being tinted, you get very light coverage, on par with a BB cream.

I needed some new eye shadow for vacation, yet wanted something compact and cheap.  This L.A. Girl Eyelux Mesmerizing in Eternalize is perfect for my blue eyes.  The colors are very pigmented and blend easily.

 

 

The regular price is $5.99, I paid $3.59. It’s really compact and has all the colors I will need.

Clairol Color Crave in Shimmering Bronze was a huge disappointment.  The color is copper, not bronze, I only paid $.59 as I had a $4 coupon, and it was on clearance for $5.

Ulta Haul 10-14-18 Clariol Color Crave-1

I can’t for  the life of me wonder how anyone could think this is bronze. Oh well.

I also got some free  IT Cosmetics Superhero mascara in super black.  It’s a great travel size.

I paid $25.40 for everything, I saved $25!  Not too shabby!

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Ipsy Sept. 2018 Glambag Review

Hello!

I haven’t posted in awhile.  I hope everyone is doing well.  I’m reviewing the September 2018 Ipsy glam  bag.  Ipsy costs $10USD per month.  I have had my subscription for a number of years.  You get a lot of bang for your buck.  You receive 5 items, mostly deluxe samples.  Most months you will receive a full size product.  I have changed my profile over the years, and have been very happy thus far.

The value of your bag usually exceeds the $10 cost. Luxie Detail Tapered Blender Brush retails for $20USD.  Ipsy is great for sending full size make up brushes.  I have accumulated quite a few great brushes from Ipsy .

I got two Avocado Masks from Botanicfarm.  The website has the cost in Korean currency, so sorry, I don’t have a price for you. Benefit Hoola Bronzer is a deluxe sample, it is a bit smaller than the $16 mini at Ulta. I’ll be giving this away, as it’s too dark for me.

Katherine Natural Cosmetics does not sell this color by itself. The  five color palette is $48USD. I got Expresso, which is a dark brown matte color.  I think it will work well on my blue eyes. Eva-NYC Satin Dream Leave in Cream  this is a deluxe sample, the full price for 5 ounces is $12USD.  My hair is very dry right now, so I’m anxious to try this.

Every month you get a cute make  up bag. This one is super cute. Check it out.

Ipsy Sept. 2018 Glam cosmetic bag 9-15-18

Ipsy Sept. 2018 Glam bag 9-15-18

Ipsy Sept. 2018 Glam colors 9-15-18

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