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Tag Archives: Vaseline

February Empties!

13 Mar

I have been allergic to writing this post or something. Sorry it is so late.

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Matrix Total Results Color Care Conditioner.  I loved this stuff.  I am repurchasing.

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Eco Friendly Living Dry Shampoo.  This was an Etsy buy and I’ve reviewed it here.  It lasted me almost a year!  I really like this product and I will probably repurchase.  I alternate between this and drug store dry shampoos.

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Nivea Creme.  This was seriously a life saver during our coldest Chicago days.  I went through this tube in a month. I will remember to get this again next winter.  Seriously good stuff.

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Vaseline Total Moisture Cocoa Radiance.  Reviewed here.

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Pixi Lash Booster Mascara. Reviewed here.  I don’t think I will be buying this now that I discovered L’oreal!

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Armani Night fragrance.  I think this may be discontinued.  I finally forced myself to use up all my old perfumes.

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Beauty Protector reviewed here.

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Nailtiques – amazing. Proof here.

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L’occitane Hand Cream.  Lovely scent, but not as moisturizing as Nivea.

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Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab oil imps in Cheshire Cat, Pool of Tears, Iambe.  I liked these, but I am moving away from oils now, so I am trying to go through my huge collection of BPAL imps.

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Korean BB samples.  That review is pending since I am still going through my sample stash.

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Hope you enjoyed!

~Anna

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How I’m saving my dry skin on a drugstore budget!

15 Jan

Hello Lovelies!

Winter is always super tough on my skin and my legs usually look alligator scales

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But not nearly as cute.

This year, I think I may have a routine that keeps my skin super soft.

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Nivea Touch of Sparkle is as moisturizing as it claims. My skin never feels tight or uncomfortable after the shower.

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Sidenote – it does not make me sparkle like diamonds. HAHA

The Skintimate shave gel is incredible.  We blogged about it before.  Smoother shave and smoother skin?  Yes please.

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After the shower, I’m using the Vaseline Total Moisture Cocoa Radiant.  This doesn’t smell super coconutty and the scent fades quickly.  If you are hoping for a more tropical scent, this may not be your thing.  If you are looking for smooth skin, then this is it.

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In addition to these gems, I am making sure to drink a lot more water.  I suck at drinking water, I can easily not have any unless I make myself drink it.  Solution?  There is an app for that, at least for Droid.  You can set your daily water goals.  If you are OCD and like lists like me, this will be good for you.

~Anna

Vaseline lotion – who knew it’s pretty great?

21 Nov

My skin is super dry in the winter, and it’s already starting to feel tight and itchy.  I’m always searching for a good heavy winter lotion, and this time I looked to my local grocery store.

I got this, and I love it – Vaseline Total Moisture Cocoa Radiant Rich Feeling Lotion

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It’s really budget friendly at under $5.00 US.

It sinks in nicely, hydrates for a long time (almost all day unless you wash it off), and is even good on dry feet.

Treat yo’self!

~Anna

Cheap Discovery – ChapStick Hydration Lock

12 Oct

We live in Chicago so we know a thing or two about chapped/dry lips.  My normal go-to is either Blistex Complete Moisture or anything Burts Bee’s and Vaseline at night.  Seriously, I swear by Vaseline and keep a tiny little tub of it in my purse at all times.

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But I have something new that I like ALMOST as much as I like Vaseline – ChapStick Hydration Lock!

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It feels great, “tastes” great – a lovely Vanilla and acts as a lip primer for lipstick.  All of this for a $2.99 price tag.

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