Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Instant Facelift....still a little in shock about how well this product works!!

The same evening that my hubby and I ventured downtown, I also tried Instantly Ageless Instant Facelift.  Since I am a 30 something year old and...most a part time smoker...I have those lovely lines around my mouth.  (Just FYI  I WILL be quitting for good this month!)  I've tried several products that make a small difference, but nothing like this stuff. 

The product reads to use a small amount and massage it into the areas of concern.  Then, you allow the product to set for a minute of two.  You can feel the skin tighten up a bit, but actually the "feel" was far less than other products I have used and that failed to deliver near as good results.  After letting it set, the difference is noticeable and remarkable!  I took some before and afters with my husband's iPhone and will load those pics as soon as I can.  I did apply too much leaving a whitened area where I had used the product.  With a little bit of water on a towel I was able to remove the residue.  It did seem to lessen the effects though. 

The next time I used less product and didn't have the white residue.  The results lasted all day!!  I still need to "tweek" when I put the product on during my morning ritual.  I will get with one of our medical aestheticians and ask their opinion and let you know!

Overall.....I REALLY recommend this product.  I had actually been contemplating doing Juvederm or some sort of "filler" for the first time because I can't stand how deep my lines have become.  With Instantly Ageless Facelift in a bottle, I feel like I can hold off on doing anything more drastic.  Phew!!....because I REALLY HATE needles and at only $59.95 AND FREE SHIPPING this is a FAR cheaper alternative!

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Monday, August 15, 2011

Phyto Defrisant...Flyaways and Frizzies BE GONE! greasiness!

So, it's been awhile.  My apologies...hubby went on a staycation and I just never found the time to work.  I did, however, try several new products and have discovered some new faves!

It was a dear friend's birthday so we ventured downtown for dinner and drinks.  It has literally been years since my husband and I have gone downtown to "go out" and since I am a girl who LOVES an excuse to dress up...I did my very best. 

I have ALWAYS had issues with the "flyaways and frizzies" in regards to my hair.  I had grabbed a sample of Phyto Defrisant while I was at the office and decided that this was the perfect opportunity to give it a try.  Since I pretty much hang out with my daughter all day, run errands, and the heat is absolutely insane here in hair has constantly been pulled up and out of my face.  I had washed my hair earlier in the day and allowed it to dry naturally.  I put a small amount of the Defrisant into my palm and worked it into my hair.  Much to my surprise the product worked immediately.  It actually worked so well, that I almost didn't even flat iron my hair because just the addition of the product made it look 1000 times better.  I did, however, go ahead and flat iron my hair.  After I was finished ironing, I reapplied the product closer to my scalp (usually I do NOT do this with anti frizz products because my hair immediately gets that lovely greasy look to it).  Much to my surprise, the product didn't leave my hair heavy or greasy.  My flyaways and frizzies disappeared without the oily feel and grease.

Simply said....this product WORKS!  Even better, we have samples people!  If you want one all you have to do is comment on this blog.  I'll send the first 5 people a free sample.  Trust me, you will LOVE this product!

Stay tuned and stay beautiful!

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Monday, August 1, 2011

Dermalogica Sheer Tint many answers all in 1 AMAZING product!!

This week I'm going to chat about Dermalogica's Sheer Tint Moisturizer.  I have been using this product for about 4 years now and absolutely love it!  I previously used a mineral foundation which was great for my skin, but as I began to age and....most unfortunately...wrinkle I found that the mineral foundations and powder seemed to actually set in my wrinkles drawing ENTIRELY too much attention to the aging areas and making them appear far worse.  The salon I was working out carried the entire Dermalogica line with samples, so I ended up taking a few of the samples home and the rest is history!

Since it is a moisturizer and has just a dash of color, I found it was the perfect solution for me.  It hydrates my skin, evens out my color, and even has an SPF 15!  I still use sunscreen prior to putting on the moisturizer for additional protection and also still have to use a concealer afterwards for any acne or darkened areas under my eyes.  The end result, one that I adore!  I have more people comment on how wonderful my skin looks when I am actually wearing the Sheer Tint Moisturizer.  I even recently had a friend ask if I had any work done! 

Moisturizer is one of the most important products you can use on your face to both prevent premature aging and improve the overall look of your skin.  Even if you have oily and or acne prone skin, a moisturizer should still be used daily.  If you aren't currently using one...give this one a try.  Heck, I'll send you a free sample!  All you have to do is comment on the blog which color you prefer....light, medium, or dark. 

As always, any suggestions or ideas are appreciated and if you have a product you would like me to try, just let me know!  All you have to do is comment. 

I'm also working on my next big beauty package that will be given away on the blog tuned and stay beautiful!

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