Gosh Cosmetics Giant Blush Sticks

Oh Gosh Cosmetics. How you get me. Calling your new blush stick GIANT BLUSH? You knew. You KNEW I’d have to review them!

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Gosh Cosmetics Giant Blush Stick

Gosh Cosmetics Giant Blush Sticks($18) are kind of AMAZING. They do remind me of those Clinique Chubby Blush sticks, but I’m pretty sure these are a bit bigger. Not by much, but just a bit. But for me, SO MUCH better. I’ve walked by and swatched those Clinique ones a few times. You’d think I would have had one by now, hey? Nope. Not a fan of the texture. They seem a little dry to me, and full of silicones. These Gosh Cosmetics Giant Blush Sticks aren’t, even though they also are a cream-powder formula. I like the texture so much better on these!

There are three shades available, and I have two of them to show you-Pink Parfait a neutral pink, and Passion a bright coral.

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Gosh Cosmetics Giant Blush Sticks in Pink Parfait and Passion

Swatchy Time!

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Gosh Cosmetics Giant Blush Sticks in Pink Parfait and Passion

See that pigmentation? WOWZA. These are powerful blushes I warn you! You can see how creamy they are at first from the swatches. Care is needed when applying them! You can just apply them straight to you cheeks if you are brave, but I suggest a stippling brush. Otherwise, you’ll have crazy clown cheeks like I did hahaha!

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Gosh Cosmetics Giant Blush Stick Passion on the cheeks, and just some mineral makeup on my face, and brow powder and tinted lip balm. Not wearing very much makeup lately to be honest!

I’m wearing Gosh Cosmetics Giant Blush Stick in Passion in that photo, and I’ll tell you-there was some blush application restraint that was really hard to accomplish! I think I still have too much on the photo! I dusted a bit on my nose to kind of give that sun flushed look which I think really works when a blush is super-pigmented like these. I can’t believe how pigmented they are! I only have a face pic of Passion, because as pretty as Pink Parfait looks in the swatch, it just makes me look really flushed as if I have a fever. Not a good look for anyone. And it doesn’t help that my cheeks at the moment are screaming red all the time. I don’t know what happened on the road trip-whether it was too much sun, stress, new skincare or what but MAN they are sensitive and red now. So a blush that’s pink like that just accentuates the flushed look I already seem to be sporting naturally. But it’s just as amazing! These Gosh Cosmetics Giant Blush Sticks are so easy to blend, last a good while-they are a MUST have if you are a blush fiend! The third shade that’s available is called Shy, a dusty rose shade, and I’m going to pick it up for sure, as I think it’ll be more wearable for me than Pink Parfait at the moment. Tracy needs gentle blushes at the moment LOL.

Get one of these now at your local Shopper’s Drug Mart!

Gentle blush! I’m trying to think if ANY of my blushes could be considered gentle.  I think I have 2 that could be considered “gentle”-Rouge Bunny Rouge Starina and Chantecaille Wind, which is discontinued and I’m still angry about that. It’s my fave neutral blush of all time, so I use it sparingly since I didn’t get another before it disappeared. What’s your favourite “gentle” blush?

*product sent by the lovely PR to who I must say thank you to for re-sending since I wasn’t home to receive the products! You ROCK. :D Blush fiend SALUTE. 

The Autumn Tag! And My Burberry Mini Review Too!

So, I need to do something simple and fun to get me back into the blogging mode. I’ve taken pics of most of the things that came in the mail whilst I was gone, but I need some time to play with it all! I need to ease back into a routine again. On the road for 3 weeks was something else-if we weren’t driving some place, we were doing things Lori (sorry -Walking Dead reference there and OMG so excited for that to start again), like mostly buying things for Marky haha. It’s amazing all the stuff a kid needs when they move out! It was a great trip though. Lots of good laughs, good food, and quality time with her, which is what we wanted.

Autumn Tag, here we go! I was tagged by the lovely Marianna of Impression BlendI love her blog and her YT videos too! She’s one of my faves that’s for sure. She’s gorgeous and even does book reviews too. Make sure you visit and say hi!

OK, we’re talking coffees – what’s your favourite seasonal drink from Starbucks or another coffee shop?

You know, I do love me a Pumpkin Spice Latte. I really do. But to be honest, once fall comes around? THE TEA COMES OUT BABY.

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And these are my new faves. My good friend Monique had a Steeped Tea party at her house and I went Earl Grey nuts LOL. I love Earl Grey Tea, just like my fave Captain of The Enterprise, Jean Luc Picard: EARL GREY TEA, HOT. And call an Earl Grey tea London Mist? It’s MINE hahaha. It’s SO GOOD. Tea lattes in the fall are yummy! And Harney & Sons Paris Tea is also an Earl Grey, but with black currant and vanilla aromas and a hint of caramel. That one is a staple for me once fall comes around.

Accessories – what do you opt for: scarf, boots, or gloves?

I love them all when the weather turns cold, but boots are my true loves come cold weather! Here are a few of my faves I’m looking forward to wearing soon!

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It’s going to be still warm here this week in Edmonton believe it or not! Daily highs of 21C, so by no means cold yet. But by next week I’m pretty sure I’ll be wearing boots every time I leave the house, especially my olive green Frye cowboy boots! How much more Albertan can I get, hey?

Music – what’s your favourite music to listen to during Autumn?
I don’t really have favourite seasonal music??? Is there really such a thing?  But if I think about it,  I guess I enjoy instrumental music once the weather cools. Thanks to my good friend Larie @EyeHearIt, I love listening to the Howl’s Moving Castle Soundtrack a lot! Please listen to it! It’s AMAZING.

Perfume – what’s your favorite scent for this time of year?

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My Burberry

Right now I’m REALLY loving the new My Burberry Fragrance that came out  in early September while I was away. My Burberry is supposed to smell like a London garden after a rain shower, and also it’s meant to evoke the emotional attachment a woman feels towards her favourite trench. I WISH I could afford a Burberry Trench coat. ONE DAY. And Imma’ get the SPIKEY one too. And I’ll be attached to it I tell ya’, that’s for dang sure. Until then, I can wear My Burberry and pretend I own one, right? RIGHT.

Top notes: sweet peas, bergamot
Middle Notes: golden quince, freesia, geranium leaves
Base Notes: patchouli, Damascus rose, Centifolia rose

It’s wonderful! My Burberry is so warm and floral, yet has a bit of spice to it too. On me, I don’t really get any of the fruity quince notes, but all the warm florals just blossom and make me feel comforted and grounded. Safe. And home, ya’ know? My Burberry is definitely a nesting fragrance to get you ready for spending time indoors, because the cold-SHE’S A COMIN’ FOLKS! I happen to be a fan of all of Burberry’s fragrances because I think they really do evoke the London life which I oh so desire! And this one doesn’t disappoint. Check it out!

Candles – what scents will you be burning this season?

Being on the road for the past 3 weeks, I haven’t stepped into Bath & Body Works to check out the fall candles yet. It’s on my list to do that’s for sure! But I also have a stash of my favourite candle from last year, so that’s what I’ve been burning since coming home.

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It’s smoky, and smells like you’re taking a walk on a cool, fall day. I hope they have something similar this year!

What do you love most about Autumn?

The cold haha! I am not a fan of summer at all. I hate it. I love wearing sweaters, boots, walking in the cold, crisp air, eating fresh, crisp apples and PEARS! What’s better than biting into a ripe, juicy pear? I used to share a pear with baby Marky-it was ADORABLE. I’d take a bite, and then 4-toothed Marky would take a gnaw at it-MAN, I wish I had video to show you the cuteness! Sigh. Can you tell I miss her? :D If I could live in a place that had permanent fall, I’d be in heaven. Heaven better be fall, or I’m turning in my “catholic by marriage card” right now I tell ya’. ;)

Favorite makeup look?

You know me, I don’t really have a favourite seasonal makeup look. I wears what I likes and likes what I wears-that’s my makeup motto. Saying that, I do think I’ll be wearing more jewel tones on my eyes this fall! Especially now that I FINALLY found an eye makeup remover that doesn’t bother my sensitive eyes at all! Wahoo! I’ll be sharing that soon too, I promise.

What are you looking forward to most in Autumn?

There’s a Community Rec Centre opening up in our neighbourhood REAL soon and I can hardly wait! Both Terry and I want to get a gym membership to it and get back into working out, like we used to before Marky came. I also want to get a keyboard so I can play piano again! And, we’re going to visit Marky at college for Parent’s Weekend in October too. SO EXCITED to hug her again I can’t even tell you. :D

I tag my darlin’ Kristen of Glambunctious, my good friend Michelle of Lipstick Rules, the dashing Em of Beauty By Em, the lovely Angela(Pirate Petey) of Do Want Makeup, gorgeous Emma of Fluff And Fripperies, and the lovely Kelly of Glitter Diaries! And any of you who feel like doing the tag too!

I so miss my Marky. So, so much. Watching her walk away, leaving her there-was the the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my entire 47 years of life. I swear. Everything else was a fuckin’ picnic up until then Boo Boo Bear. But she texts me all the time, showing me her beautiful drawings, asking advice, telling me the goings on of her day..so it’s almost like she’s here. Almost…but not quite… :(

There’s A New Friendly Skincare In Town! Amie Naturally Kind Skincare

Have you heard? There’s a new skincare in town! Amie Naturally Kind Skincare has crossed the pond and landed at Shoppers Drug Mart. And I’ve got some of the friendly British products to show you!

 

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Amie Naturally Kind Skincare

Amie Naturally Kind Skincare consists of 8 natural beauty essentials to help us achieve healthy, beautiful skin no matter what age or skin type we gots! I mean the brand is called Amie-that’s FRIEND in French in case you didn’t know. The brand really wants to be our skin’s best friend! Full of natural plant and botanical extracts, Amie Naturally Kind Skincare is perfect for everyone because there’s no harsh skin irritating chemicals. And the best part is that it’s affordable!

The Amie Naturally Kind Skincare range is pH balanced, dermatologically tested and has been created to help keep your skin in perfect balance: oil and blemishes are controlled and moisture and hydration are given where needed. I’ll tell you this-I wish to HECK I brought these products with me on this road trip because right now my chin looks like a freakin’ MINEFIELD. I don’t know if it was the heat, the sweat, the sunscreen, maybe a new sample of skincare I got-but SOMETHING has wreaked ZIT HAVOC on my poor poor chinny chin chin, and I am NOT pleased. Not one bit. SIGH. These products would have helped keep my skin in check that’s for dang sure.

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Amie Naturally Kind Skincare-Amie Naturally Kind Skincare Radiant Dawn Exfoliating Daily and Spring Clean Deep Cleansing Mask Wash

Amie Naturally Kind Skincare Radiant Dawn Exfoliating Daily Wash($10) contains apple, lemon and exfoliating blueberry seeds and is gentle enough to use every day. My skin needs chemical AND physical exfoliation to stay clear, and I am missing both of those on this trip, hence the breakout I think. This is gentle, yet effective and it smells SO good. And the price! You can’t beat it.

Amie Naturally Kind Skincare Spring Clean Deep Cleansing Mask($12) is OH so good. Peppermint and lime draws out dirt, oils, impurities, and leaves  skin clear, REALLY clean and smooth. Smells REALLY good too. And boy, again. I wish I had this with me right now to help clear my skin. Ten minutes is all you need to get better, clearer skin. Bonus-my hubby LOVES this. It’s great for guys with oily skin!

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Amie Naturally Kind Skincare Morning Light Hydrating Daily Moisturizer and Morning Dew Matte-Finish Moisturizer

Amie Naturally Kind Skincare Morning Light Hydrating Daily Moisturizer ($12) contains rose hip seed oil and mallow and has a creamy gel texture. It absorbs really quickly, leaving skin soft, smooth and ready for the day. It’s great for hot weather and I really missed it on this trip!

Amie Naturally Kind Skincare Morning Dew Matte-Finish Moisturizer($12) I passed on to my hubby who has oily skin. I said USE THIS. Then your nose won’t grease up by 10 AM DUDE. And I was right! This is a great moisturizer for those of you with oily skin. It has rosehip, bilberry, and Vitamin E to help control oiliness and shine. It’s not heavy either, otherwise Terry would never use it. It goes on light, moisturizes yet controls his oily skin. GOOD STUFF.

Amie Naturally Kind Skincare also has an eye make up remover that I’m extremely interested in trying since most of them hurt my eyes so much. I think this one might be ok since everything is formulated for sensitive skin like mine. They also have cleansing wipes too!

Amie Naturally Kind Skincare is free of parabens, sulphates, mineral oils, and animal extracts and is perfect for sensitive, breakout prone skin types like mine! If you are like me, then I think you should check them out on your next Shoppers Drug Mart visit for sure!

 Almost home. One more day after this. I want to be in my own bed so I can relax and miss Marky in peace. Cry in the dark LOL. But GUYS. We might have to drive through SNOW. Apparently it’s been snowing like crazy in southern Alberta and I am not impressed. It’s way to early for snow, even for us!

*products sent by the lovely PR, thoughts are mine as always! As is the disbelief that it’s snowing already. As much as I hated the 35-40C weather for the past 3 weeks, sudden early snow I do not want to experience. Yet.

Yves Rocher Sheer Botanical Lipsticks With 100% Cherry Oil

I LOVE cherries. I could eat them every day. I could eat them every way. I would eat them in a boat! And I would eat them with a goat… And I will eat them in the rain.
And in the dark. And on a train. And in a car. And in a tree. They are so good so good you see! (Dr. Seuss, you were my favourite POET dude)

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Yves Rocher Sheer Botanical Lipsticks With 100% Cherry Oil

So when I found out that the new Yves Rocher Sheer Botanical Lipsticks were made with 100% Cherry Oil? Excited! Cherry Oil has loads of shine people! And Light Refraction power too. That’s physics. Not my forte, but I did take Nuclear Science courses, so PHYSICS IS FUN and I LIKED it. Cherry Oils also add this sublime texture that just melts onto your lips, so that’s what these Yves Rocher Sheer Botanical Lipsticks with 100% Cherry Oil do! You get glossy colour with pretty good pigmentation that makes your lips feel oh so GOOD.

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Yves Rocher Sheer Botanical Lipsticks With 100% Cherry Oil

The packaging is nice, nothing special. But the lipsticks are so fine! There are 12 shades to choose from, and all are inspired by nature. I have six to show you, so let’s get going!

Swatchy Time

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Yves Rocher Sheer Botanical Lipsticks With 100% Cherry Oil-#42 Rose, #61 Tangerine, #22 Coral, #51 Rouge Groseille, #52 Cerise Noire, #12 Marron Glace

Yves Rocher Sheer Botanical Lipsticks with 100% Cherry Oil are sheer, but with a couple of swipes you get pretty great pigmentation as you can see.

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Yves Rocher Sheer Botanical Lipsticks With 100% Cherry Oil-From Left to Right and then down row by row: #42 Rose, #61 Tangerine, #22 Coral, #51 Rouge Groseille, #52 Cerise Noire, #12 Marron Glace

Nice, huh? I like em! They don’t really last that long on the lips though-over an hour tops. But wow they feel good. Like a lip balm! And I love the way my lips feel when I wear them. And I really don’t mind reapplying them. I’d rather wear lipsticks that feel GOOD, rather than lipsticks that last a long time but dry my lips out. Personal preference is what it comes down to. And I really adore these Yves Rocher Sheer Botanical Lipsticks With 100% Cherry Oil.

Today is THE DAY. The day I leave Marky at college in California. The big goodbye. It’s going to be so hard. I’m going to try not to cry like an idiot. It’s the LAST thing she needs right now. I know she’ll be fine, and eventually I’ll be fine-it’s just the letting go biz that’s so hard. GUYS. I’m gonna be a mess the whole car ride home I know it. If I don’t post anything here for a few days, you’ll know why… :(

*products sent by the lovely PR, thoughts are mine as always!

Kevin Murphy Smooth Again Anti-Frizz Treatment Style Control/Smoothing Lotion

Kevin Murphy Smooth Again Anti-Frizz Treatment Style Control/Smoothing Lotion($35) is another hit from the brand for me.

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Kevin Murphy Smooth Again Anti-Frizz Treatment Style Control/Smoothing lotion

It’s made for normal to thick, dehydrated or unruly hair. Yup. Yup. And Yup. Especially the unruly part. My hair is unruly, just like my personality HA. It’s like this stuff was made for me! Kevin Murphy Smooth Again Anti-Frizz Treatment Style Control/Smoothing Lotion contains Immortelle Essential Oil, Baobab Seed oil, Orchid Extracts and Lotus Flower Extracts. All those precious oils and flower extracts means that this makes hair look smoother, less frizzy and hydrated too.

But the goodness in Kevin Murphy Smooth Again Anti-Frizz Treatment Style Control/Smoothing lotion doesn’t end there, no sirree! It contains 6 essential Australian fruit extracts chosen for their ability to thrive in harsh climatic conditions. They are also rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals too, so again- your hair will be hydrated and smoother.

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Kevin Murphy Smooth Again Anti-Frizz Treatment Style Control/Smoothing lotion

And that’s not it! MORE goodies. Kevin Murphy Smooth Again Anti-Frizz Treatment Style Control/Smoothing lotion has Japanese Green Tea to recycle collagen and elastin. And there’s Lotus Flower extract to repair and rebuild the hair’s surface.

I’m telling ya, I’ve never seen so many good ingredients! Actually, that’s not true. Pretty much every Kevin Murphy Hair product is full of amazing ingredients. And they are always sulfate free. Kevin Murphy Smooth Again Anti-Frizz Treatment Style Control/Smoothing lotion smells so darn good too. When I use this, my hair is not frizzy at all. Such a great product! So good in fact, that I did a Mama sacrifice and let Marky take it to college with her. It’s more humid in California than it is in Edmonton, so she’ll need it more than I will right now. I’m planning on buying another one when I get back home to Edmonton. I think it’ll be great to use in the winter. My hair gets frizzier in the cold for some silly reason. Go figure.

You can find Kevin Murphy products in fine salons across Canada.

What’s your favourite ant-frizz hair styling product? 

*product sent by PR for review, thoughts (even the unruly ones) are always mine. ;)

Why Annabelle Long Wear and Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover Pads?

I do this at least once a year. I don’t know why. I think it’s because I like the whole idea of eye makeup remover pads. I really do. It’s like killing two birds with one stone-you got your eye makeup remover AND your pads in one. It seems like a sweet deal, right?

But they ALWAYS suck. And these Annabelle Long Wear and Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover Pads are no exception.

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Annabelle Long Wear and Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover Pads

Sorry Annabelle, but these are just no for me. For one thing, that “extra thick” pads written on there? LIES. These are so thin. And tiny. At least I think they’re on the tiny side. They are not even the same size as an el cheapo makeup remover cotton pad. Smaller than that.

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Annabelle Long Wear and Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover Pads

But that’s not the worst of it I tell you. Here’s a close-up on one of the Annabelle Long Wear and Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover Pads and see if you can spot what I can’t understand.

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Annabelle Long Wear and Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover Pads

I think you can see that these are SCRATCHY. Like really scratchy! Why??? I mean seriously, who needs a scratchy, scrubby eye makeup remover pad? Who SCRUBS their eye makeup off? Nobody. I’d like to know who thought that was a good idea. Because it’s NOT.

I can’t remember how much I paid for these Annabelle Long Wear and Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover Pads, but I think they were around $8.99 or so. Stupidly, I thought that they might be a good idea to take on the road trip.

Nope. They are going in the garbage here in Pasadena because my eyes just can’t take the scrubby anymore. Bye-bye Annabelle Long Wear and Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover Pads. It has NOT been nice knowing ya’.

Every. Single. Time. I swear. I fall for these things and they never, ever work for me. What’s the one makeup product you keep buying that never ever works for you but you just can’t help yourself because you think maybe THIS time it will?

*product bought by silly Tracy who needs to realize that there are no good eye makeup remover pads. NONE. And I swear these took a layer of skin off my eye lids. WHY.

Speaking of eye makeup remover, guess what too? I finally figured out what’s been bugging my eyes! It’s not eyeshadows. It’s MAKEUP REMOVER. OIL BASED ONES TOO. If I use one, I can’t see for days and my eyes itch after using any. So, it’s micellar water for me from now on!

College Beauty and Skincare With Aveeno

My heart hurts today. Today is Marky’s dorm move in day at CalARTS.

When I told Aveeno that Marky was leaving for college and how sad/happy I was, my favourite brand sent her a college Aveeno Beauty basket. I love Aveeno. They are amazing.
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I thought I’d go over some of the products that are perfect for college beauty. Maybe you also have a daughter/son going away to college and your heart hurts too. And like me, I bet your wallet hurts too! College here in the USA is WOW, a whole ‘nother level of BROKE. Thank goodness my dear brother and his wife are helping us out. We are forever grateful and can’t say how much it means to us. Family is EVERYTHING you guys. But yes, what I’m trying to say here is that seriously, college costs a lot of $$$. Even in Canada. And Aveeno products are oh so great, and oh so affordable. Load them students up with Aveeno is a GOOD idea all ’round.
First, there’s MY favourite Aveeno Shampoo and Conditioner, which is ALSO Marky’s favourite as well. Like mother, like daughter I guess! When Aveeno found out that little tidbit, they made sure she was all set for first semester with enough of her favourites.

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Aveeno Pure Renewal Shampoo and Conditioner

Aveeno Pure Renewal Shampoo and Conditioner is our Holy Grail shampoo. I’ve even brought it to use in the hotels on our college road trip here to California. Both of us can’t live without them and you can read my review about how much I/we love them HERE.

Let’s talk Aveeno Cleansers for a bit, shall we?

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Aveeno Positively Radiant Brightening Cleanser, Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Daily Scrub

Aveeno Positively Radiant Brightening Cleanser helps improve skin tone, texture and clarity to reveal brighter, more radiant skin. It contains moisture-rich soy extract and lifts away dirt, oil and makeup without overdrying and is gentle enough for everyday use. It’s also oil free, hypoallergenic and noncomedogenic. Perfect for ANY college-bound child to use every day! It’s one of the few foaming cleansers Marky can use because it’s not drying at all. Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Daily Scrub is also made with moisture-rich soy extract, but also has microbeads to gently exfoliate while cleansing, leaving skin soft, smooth and even looking. It’s gentle enough to use on her sensitive, dry skin.

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Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Cleansing Pads

Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Cleansing Pads are dual-textured cleansing pads that help improve skin tone, texture and clarity to reveal brighter, more radiant skin. These are SO great for the shower. They are wet, so all you do is add a little bit of water and they foam right up. They’re like a washcloth with built in cleanser! So gentle too. Here in the USA you can even get them with Salicylic Acid to help clear up acne. Whenever I cross the border, I pick up a couple of those ones for sure. Lucky Marky can get them whenever she wants now!

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Aveeno Ultra-Calming Makeup Removing Wipes

Aveeno Ultra-Calming Makeup Removing Wipes help rebalance sensitive skin with Calming Feverfew, an ingredient related to chamomile. They smell SO good, and are soft too. They remove makeup and leave skin felling so refreshed. And calm. LOVE.

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Aveeno Fresh Essentials Daily Nourishing Moisturizer SPF30,Aveeno Fresh Essentials Hydrating Night Cream

Aveeno Fresh Essentials Daily Nourishing Moisturizer SPF30 is an awesome daily moisturizer that has great sun protection too and it won’t cause any breakouts at all. And you’re NEVER to young to start thinking about anti-aging and using a really good night cream! Aveeno Fresh Essentials Hydrating Night Cream helps replenish skin’s natural moisture barrier while your college student sleeps. They’ll wake up to skin that feels refreshed, renewed, and ready to take on another day!

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Aveeno Active Naturals Anti-Itch Cream

Marky has eczema, so Aveeno Active Naturals Anti-Itch Cream is perfect to have in her college beauty kit. Not only does it have Aveeno’s special Triple Oat Complex, it also contains aloe and vitamin E. It provides temporary relief from the itching associated with minor skin irritations, inflammation, rashes due to eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, insect bites, poison ivy/oak/sumac, soaps, detergents, cosmetics, or jewelry. ALL of which Marky gets. Thank you Aveeno for this little tube of WONDER. It’ll be used a lot I’m sure!

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Aveeno Hydropsport Sunscreen Spray , Aveeno Intense Relief Hand Cream

Speaking of eczema, Aveeno Intense Relief Hand Cream is the ONLY hand cream Marky uses. It doesn’t irritate her eczema at all, never burns or stings, but soothes it  in fact. She can’t live without it! And sunscreen of course. Aveeno sunscreen is the BEST if you have sensitive skin. I’ve talked about the Aveeno Hydropsport Sunscreen Spray HERE, and it’s fabulous. One of Marky’s first college assignments is going to the LA Zoo to draw animals. This sunscreen is going to come in handy that day for sure!

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Aveeno Postively Nourishing Smoothing Body Wash, Aveeno Stress Relief Body Wash, Aveeno Therapeutic Shave Gel

Some of Marky’s favourite Aveeno Shower products are next! Aveeno Postively Nourishing Smoothing Body Wash has natural exfoliants of rice beads and walnut shells to help remove dull skin. None of those plastic beads that clog up lakes so no worries! After her shower, skin feels soft and smooth. Aveeno Stress Relief Body Wash is a soothing body wash that has a calming effect to help that college student relax in the shower while cleansing and moisturizing at the same time. It’s soap free and dye free so it’s gentle enough to use even on sensitive skin. Aveeno Therapeutic Shave Gel is a rich, lubricating gel that has no added fragrance, so it’s ideal for sensitive or irritated skin that’s prone to razor bumps. It gives a close, smooth shave with less irritation, while a special blend of moisturizing lubricants to help moisturize skin and reduce dryness. Such a good shave cream you guys! You need to try it if you use one!

Well, thanks to Aveeno Marky is all set for college! So forever grateful to them. Now, I just have to get used to not having that red head around all the time.  She’s been with me for for 21 years now you guys. Letting go I must do, but I don’t have to like it. Because I don’t. It sucks. Big time. My heart is going to need some time to get used to this… but I’m not sure it ever will.

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*products sent by the lovely people at Aveeno. I am an Aveeno Active Naturals Ambassador and proud of it!

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