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Thursday, January 23, 2020

CBD in Skincare? Yes, please!!! Effective CBD Skincare from Physicians Grade PRIME

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CBD in Skincare? Yes, please!!! 

CBD is certainly having its moment in skincare. For good reason! CBD itself is a powerful antioxidant. This means it can protect the skin from free radicals like UV rays, smoke, and environmental pollutants. CBD can also reduce inflammation. This protection translates into fighting those signs of aging. Plus, CBD is rich in Omegas 3 & 6 fatty acids, Vitamins E, A, & C. It has natural antibacterial properties and can help to balance oil production to help our skin behave more normal. 

Our bodies are already ready to process and use CBD. Our skin naturally has cannibinoid receptors which take in the CBD and deliver it to our bodies to promote healing. 

Physcians Grade products contain the highest quality CVD derived from industrial hemp. These formulas can reduce inflammation in the skin and promote calm and healing. Physcians Grade PRIME has a simple philosophy: source and blend premium ingredients to produce unique and highly effective CBD infusions. PG Prime is formulated by a team of skincare experts with over 50 years of combined experience. All finished goods are tested for purity, potency, and saftey by a 3rd party accredited lab and include a scanable QR code that links to the lab results for that exact batch. I really appreciate the transparency so that you know what you are getting with each product! You can rest assured that with PG Prime you are getting unrivaled purity and unmatched effectiveness in your CBD formulas. 

I got to try out 3 products from PG Prime:

While CBD offers a variety of benefits for our skin, I am primarily interested in adding CBD to my skincare routine for its antioxidant protection. So, the CBD Revive Drops formula really appeals to me because not only does it contain CBD but also Adaptogens and Vitamin C! I believe these are all key ingredients for healthy skin and I am really wanting to get them all into my weekly skincare routine. This one product adds all those beneficial ingredients to my skin! 

Key Ingredients:
  • Cannabidiol (CBD)
  • Vitamin C
  • Aloe
  • Adaptogenic Mushroom Extract and Hemp
  • Marula
  • Coconut Oils
This product promises to boost radiance while fighting wrinkles. Who wouldn't want that, lol! It also states it can work to soothe redness, increase cell turnover, and even out skintone, while also stimulating collagen production. Collagen production slows as we age. So, I am always looking for ways to increase this! 

Overally, I really like this oil! I apply just 1-2 drops after cleansing my skin (like I would a serum) or I use it as a mix-in with my regular moisturizer. Super easy to add this in to my morning skincare routine! 

Retails for $60 for 1oz. 

If you are just getting started in using CBD skincare, this might be a great product for you to start with as it is a full-spectrum CBD oil compound blended with effective oils. 

Key Ingredients:
  • 1000 mg Cannabidiol CBD
  • Grape Seed Oils
  • MCT Coconut Oils
  • Hemp Seed Oils

With the short ingredient list, this product is simple, yet effective! You can spot dab this on skin areas that need extra healing or you can massage all over your skin. It is also wonderful as a mix-in booster to your favorite moisturizer. I feel like it really packs a powerful punch! 

Retails for $90 for 1 oz. 

Have you experimented with CBD in a cream yet? CBD is wonderful and so healing for all your aches and pains! I have tried a variety of CBD creams. So, I am super excited to try this one from PG Prime! This is an ultra-hydrating and protecting body balm. 

Key Ingredients:
  • Cannabidiol CBD
  • Hyaluronic Acid
  • Organic Green Tea Extract
  • Avacado Oil
  • Hemp Oil
  • Coconut Oil
This CBD cream provides deep and lasting hydration for your whole body! It helps to calm and soothe your irritated skin while delivering antioxidant protection and I feel that it has some properties to fight inflammation and heal your skin from the inside out! 

Retails for $70 for 3.34 oz.

Looking to try Physicians Grade Prime? It is a fantastic line with highly effective products. Honestly, I can't wait to try more from this amazing luxury CBD line! You can find Physcian's Grade and PG Prime products at Neiman Marcus and bloomingdales. 

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Perk Up Your Winter Skin: L'Occitane's Colorful NEW OMY Shea Collection

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Perk Up Your Winter Skin: 

Does your Winter-dry skin need a perk-me-up? Mine sure does? Introducing this colorful new L'Occitane OMY Shea Collection to liven up your winter skincare moisturization routine! 

I have long been a fan of L'Occitane's Shea products. They are dedadent and moisturizing and just wonderful to use. This new packaging of a favorite product is my new staple in my winter skincare routine. My hands in particular get so dry in the Winter. So, I am absolutely thrilled to be using these products to combat dryness from the weather. Keep reading to hear the full scoop on this gorgeous collection from L'Occitane! 

L’OCCITANE collaborated with French Illustrators Elvire Laurent and Marie-Cerise Lichtle to bring Provence cityscape imagery to the iconic Shea Butter range. Elvire Laurent and Marie-Cerise Lichtle are the founders of OMY who are famous for their iconic illustrations. The new limited edition Shea collection is adorned with colorful illustrations that celebrate Provence in the city. Each design features imaginary cityscapes in addition to L’OCCITANE favorites – Rose, Lavender, Verbena, Immortelle, Cherry Blossom, and of course, Shea, but also highlights iconic elements that evoke L'Occitane's brand ethos and their passion for nature and biodiversity.

This collection is available in the L'Occitane’s signature Shea Butter scents and the brand new Shea Violent scent, each range is decorated in exclusive illustrations to bring color to your winter routine.

Shea X OMY Hand Cream ($29) 5.2 oz
Shea X OMY Ultra Rich Body Cream ($44) 6.9 oz
Shea X OMY Extra-Gentle Soap Milk ($8)
Shea Violet X OMY Hands Violet Scent Ultra-Light Cream ($12)
Shea Violet X OMY Ultra-Light Body Cream Violent Scent ($44)
OMY Shea Body Care ($74)
OMY Manicure Set ($69) 

Here are the items that I was lucky enough to try out for you:

Highly concentrated with Shea Butter (20%), this hand cream penetrates quickly and helps nourish, protect and soften the hands. Honey, almond extracts and coconut oil are blended with Shea Butter to create effective care. The cream texture is rapidly absorbed, leaving skin feeling soft without a greasy film.

Ideal for dry to very dry skin, this body cream is made with 25% Shea Butter. It provides long-lasting hydration – for up to 72 hours - and works to nourish the skin, protecting against dryness.

Shea Violet X OMY comes with a light, fresh violet scent and tinted with a soft violet hue. Available in Limited Edition Shea Butter Violet X OMY Hands Violet Scent Ultra Light Cream – $12 (net wt. 1 oz.)

If you are looking for a way to combat your Winter dry skin, be sure to check out this colorful and whimsically packaged OMY Shea Collection from L'Occitane! Your skin will thank you! :)

The L’OCCITANE OMY Collection is available now at L’OCCITANE boutiques nationwide and online at 

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Saturday, January 11, 2020

The Beauty Spotlight Team: Weekend Links!

Lola's Secret Beauty Blog just published the Best and Most Covet-Worthy Luxury Skincare Repurchases of 2019, and these products are so fantastic that they are destined to be repurchased again in 2020!

I can’t believe I have found the answer to my oily skin issues. I have been able to wear my makeup for 12hrs in the Florida sun without issue thanks to these new Urban Decay All Nighter products! Check out my most recent post over on Crazy Beautiful Makeup to see just what I am talking about!

Beauty Info Zone has always been a fan of Jane Iredale cosmetics. They've recently added some products that help bees so now we're mesmerized. Oh and there's a giveaway for some along with the review.

Pammy Blogs Beauty shares how to get Kerry Washington's and Nicole Kidman's gorgeous makeup looks from the Golden Globes with Neutrogena!

For January "skincare month", Never Say Die Beauty is hosting a giveaway of two fabulous gel-creams - an eye cream and a firming product - from Robin McGraw Revelation's line of luxury skincare. Enter to win them!

Erika, chief chick over at Notes from My Dressing Table reunited with a once much loved lippie line Buxom Plumping Lip Cream. Are they both so excited because they're reunited? Come on over and find out.

If you want to stay organized in the new year you should check out Stacie's latest post about her favorite planner on The Makeup Obsessed Mom blog.

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Get Kerry Washington's and Nicole Kidman's Golden Globes look with Neutrogena

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Who watched the Golden Globes Sunday evening? Did you have a favorite look? I tuned in and OMG Kerry Washington's look blew me away. I mean, go girl with that top (or lack there of, lol). She has got it and is flaunting it beautifully! Her makeup was totally on-pointe, too. Nicole as always looks statuesque and glam. So beautiful!

As Neutrogena's brand Ambassadors, Kerry Washington and Nicole Kidman always have amazing skin and makeup and are using the latest and greatest from Neutrogena. 

Neutrogena reached out to me to provide me with the complete beauty breakdown of her gorgeous look. See below for the full scoop from Neutrogena!


“The inspiration for Nicole’s makeup look was a modern take on old Hollywood glamour to compliment her Versace structured red dress. The makeup look was all about the lashes and lips! We went for a deep matte red lip. I wanted the lips to have a modern velvet feel to compliment Nicole’s gorgeous creamy porcelain skin!”

PRODUCT FOCUS: Neutrogena Healthy Skin Radiant Cream Concealer
“Concealer is the most important part of any red carpet look. I like to use a light weight foundation and build up concealer for extra coverage, that way you get a natural but flawless look! I always use a sponge for concealer application to help press the product into the skin. Healthy Skin Radiant Cream Concealer is the perfect concealer for a red carpet look because it’s infused with skin-loving ingredients, like Vitamin E and peptides.” 

Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Retinol Oil
Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Regenerating Cream
Neutrogena Shine Control Matte Primer + Serum
Neutrogena Healthy Skin Liquid Makeup in Classic Ivory
Neutrogena Healthy Skin Radiant Cream Concealer
Neutrogena MoistureSmooth Color Stick in Classic Red
Neutrogena Precision Liquid Eyeliner
Neutrogena Healthy Skin Radiant Setting Spray


“My inspiration for the look was Old Hollywood glam with a modern twist. I wanted to keep Kerry looking classy, elegant, and chic. Her skin was my main focus, I wanted her skin to look radiant and flawless.” 

PRODUCT FOCUS: Neutrogena Healthy Skin Radiant Primer + Serum
“I mixed the Neutrogena Healthy Skin Radiant Primer + Serum with the Healthy Skin Liquid Makeup to achieve extra radiance. The serum is formulated with pearl pigments that make the skin glow wherever you apply it. I also layered it on the eyeshadow to create a wet look.” 

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel
Neutrogena Healthy Skin Radiant Primer + Serum
Neutrogena Healthy Skin Liquid Makeup
Neutrogena Healthy Skin Radiant Cream Concealer in Mocha
Neutrogena Eye Shadow in Desert Rose
Neutrogena Intense Gel Eyeliner in Jet Black
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Plumping Mascara in Black

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January 2020 Giveaway at Free Beauty Events!

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It is Giveaway time at Free Beauty Events:
It is time for my monthly announcement! The November Beauty Basket Giveaway is now live at Free Beauty Events. 

Before I dive into Giveaway details, let me tell you more about this site. On the  site, you can find out about where you can go for free makeovers and free samples. Plus, you get a chance to win beauty products in their NEW monthly contest!

January Beauty Basket Giveaway:
This month the basket includes products from Ardell, Raw Sugar, Maybelline, L'Oreal, Aveeno and more! 

The Contest runs from now through 1/31/20, winners will be chosen on 2/10/2020 and notified by 2/15/2020. Free Beauty Events wants to encourage readers to go to their Facebook page and like it, then enter to win on the web page. You can also enter on the Free Beauty Events website.

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Wednesday, January 1, 2020

NEW Revlon Super Lustrous: The Luscious Mattes

It is time to celebrate Revlon's Super Lustrous’ 80th Anniversary (OMG! 80th???) with the newest launch to the iconic franchise, SUPER LUSTROUS THE LUSCIOUS MATTES LIPSTICK, available now on and at your local drugstore or big box store!

According to Revlong, they have redefined the rules of matte lipstick with this lightweight, non-drying matte lipstick formula. It will have your lips feeling velvety smooth and deliver all the full, vibrant lip color you can’t get enough of. Available in 24 beautiful matte shades that give off a true matte finish!

I had the chance to try out an assortment of shades from this collection and I just love the vivid color and the smooth feel of these!

The New Rules of Matte
Revlon has elevated the look of the tube. Think of it as your drugstore matte lippie elevated. The lipstick looks ultra-chic with its embossed lipstick bullet in a sleek, matte to-the-touch tube.

Addictively Comfortable
The formula is infused with a botanical complex including agave, moringa oil, and capuacu butter to help your lips feel supple and look smooth.


  • Microfine velvet pigments provide intense, vivid and full coverage color in one swipe  
  • Botanical complex of Agave, Moringa Oil & Cupuacu Butter soften lips while providing a smooth, creamy feel
  • Sleek matte black tube with slim gold ring detail
  • Precise bullet shape for easy application 
  • 24 classic and trend-forward matte shades

Black Cherry Candy Addict Crushed Rubies
Getting Serious Heartbreaker If I Want To
Insane Make It Pink Pick Me Up
Shameless Show Off Wild Thoughts
Spiced Cocoa* Hot Date* On Fire*
Kiss & Tell* Untold Stories* Hot Chocolate*
Rhythm & Blues* Moonlight* Onyx*
After Hours* Cherries In The Snow* Fire & Ice*

*Available Online Only

Retails for $9.49

Next time you are at the drugstore, check out these gorgeous Revlon Super Lustrous The Luscious Mattes! You are sure to find a beautiful shade that you will adore to wear. I just love them!

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Friday, December 27, 2019

Update Your Skincare for the New Year!

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Update Your Skincare Routine for The New Year with MyChelle Dermaceuticals:

Are you familiar with MyChelle Dermaceuticals? If you have browsed skincare at Whole Foods market, you might have stumbled across it. I absolutely adore this amazing skincare line! Actually, their Sun Schild Unscented SPF 28 is my current Holy Grail facial skincare SPF! So, I wear it absolutely every day and my skin is so happy with it!

MyChelle Dermaceuticals is a clean, conscious, and comprehensive skin care line which features exceptionally pristine, sustainably sourced, and natural bioactives that are biologically similar to your own skin. You can feel good about using MyChelle because the products work and they are eco-conscious.

Since this is the time of year that many people are trying new things, clearing out cabinets, and making resolutions, I thought it would be a great time for me to share a couple of my favorite items for a fresh new clean beauty routine for 2020!

This is an antioxidant-rich unscented mineral-based SPF daytime lotion for the face. It is so soothing and it leaves my skin hydrated and protected. Plus, it never breaks me out. I just love it! I like to wear it either on its own or mixed or layered with a tinted sunscreen for color. 

I have a strong preference for mineral sunscreens and I always particularly like the ones that are a combination of Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide. This formula contains both. Also, it contains other nourishing ingredients like Aloe and Vitamin E to soothe the face and reduce signs of irritation while protecting the skin from the sun. I like that this daily SPF feels lightweight and absorbs quickly to leave a smooth, clear, and matte finish. 

Key Active Ingredients:
  • Titanium Dioxide 0.67%–PhysicallyshieldstheskinfromUV exposure, disperses damaging UV rays to limit photo aging, and creates an occlusive barrier.
  • Zinc Oxide (ZinClearTM) 11.6% – A non-opaque Zinc Oxide that provides natural protection against both UVA and UVB rays.
  • Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder – Assists in pain relief, reduces inflammation, rehydrates, and improves the skin’s natural UV absorption capabilities.

I am a big believer in wearing sunscreen *daily* and reapplying throughout the day. We must protect ourselves from the sun. I have lost a dear friend to melanoma and my Dad struggled throughout his life with constantly getting basal cell carcinomas removed. Prevention is the key! 

I am trying to be more conscious about using Vitamin C in my skincare routine. I have always been good about SPF and using retionoids. However, I have not been as consistent with Vitamin C. So, my New Year's Skin resolution is to add more Vitamin C products into my daily skincare routine! 

MyChelle's Perfect C Eye Cream contains powerhouse active L-Ascorbic Acid as well as Plant Stem Cells and Hyaluronic Acid and organic Shea Butter help combat the visible signs of aging. While Bilberry, Gotu Kola, and Cucumber Extracts soothe and help to protect skin against the environment. 

This eye cream is gentle to my delicate and somewhat sensitive eye area. I feel like it hydrates and plumps and minimizes fine lines. 

I like using this eye cream during the day for the Vitamin C benefit and also because I like using retinol eye creams at night. I like the consistancy of this eye cream as it layers nicely under my concealer. I also believe it might be brightening up my eye area a bit as I do know that Vitamin C can have a brightening effect. Overall, I love this eye cream and think it is a great everyday staple procut! 

So, if you are looking to update your skincare routine for 2020, be sure to check out these awesome products from MyChelle! You won't be sorry! 

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