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Review: Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Skin Protectorant

10 Jan

Hello everyone! A must have for dry Canadian weather for me especially since we’ve had a weird winter… but it was really windy today and this product came handy.

Description: (taken off the packaging) Smoothes and softens skin. Protects agains and helps alleviate symptoms of chapping, peeling, and windburn due to dryness from exposure from the elements.

Review: I want to mention why I bought this product even though you don’t get much for the price (50 mL). The cream was purchased because I am once again using Tretinoin/Vitamin A cream which essentially allows the skin to exfoliate faster and due to the faster exfoliation I get lots of dead skin cells still attached to my skin but doesn’t want to come off. Leaving these weird white hanging things off my face (my mom once thought I had a white beard). So this cream has helped with the hanging dead things by temporarily glueing it back together with my normal skin. But I digress so let’s get going on the review.
This has a really intense herbal scent I couldn’t stand it the first time I used it but now I’m all like meh. But warning to those who are sensitive to scents this is REALLY strong. The packaging is very classy (as expected of Elizabeth Arden I suppose) though when you finish up a tube you gotta cut open the tube to get everything out (stuff this expensive needs to be used ALL up). The texture is like thick vaseline that takes some time to spread evenly across your face. I use a little bit to spread across my face and put more on areas that are flaking extremely bad. This does not work well under makeup but it works nicely on top of makeup (the sticky base just makes everything stick and not blend very well). I really like this product for living up to it’s claims. Overall, this has made my life a lot nicer without having to worry about people seeing dead flaky skin.

Cost: $25CDN @ Shoppers Drug Mart Beauty Boutique or any counters within The Bay or Sears or online

Would I recommend this product? I would for those who live in cold climates and those who are suffering from dry flaky skin.

Review: Rocky Mountain Soap Company – Green Apple Lip Butter

18 Mar

I question why I review products with either long company names or long product names themselves…. everything is slowly becoming routine for these review. ^_^

Anyways, the picture:

Review: Rocky Mountain Soap Company is a 100% Canadian and Natural Company. They have many items all which are natural they are like the cheaper version of LUSH. ^_^I really like the store when I walk in it’s so homely and really does feel like nature has come out to greet you. Now this specific product has many different flavors; green apple, apricot, berry, coconut, peppermint, and summer lemonade. I personally like green apple but the other flavors smell really nice… except coconut because I’m allergic to coconuts. But putting my allergies aside this is a really nice lip butter. I use this at night to really moisterize my lips and in the morning any cracks or dry spots are gone by the next day. The reason why I don’t use this during the day is that it doesn’t have SPF which is ok I don’t mind but being a lip butter, this and Canadianweather don’t go so well together. You can get this product online as well as in stores but since Rocky Mountain Soap company is pretty small there aren’t that many stores but if you do want to visit a store you can check out their website for that information.

Website: http://www.rockymountainsoap.com/

Cost: $3.99CDN

Would I recommend this product? I totally would recommend this product! This lip butter is going to be still one of my favourites 20 years down the road.