I meant to post this back in June, but with vacation and the summer laziness, I’ve put off writing up this post. :P I’ve now gone through the full series of IPL treatments – I can provide my overall thoughts of my experience with Photorejuvenation / IPL.
This week I’m focusing on skincare!🙂 I’ve got 4 Antipodes skincare products to review first – I’ve been using these for the past 6 weeks so I’ve formed solid opinions about them.
L to R:
• Joyous Protein-Rich Night Replenish Serum
• Apostle Skin-Brightening & Tone-Correcting Serum (this is a sample size)
• Vanilla Pod Hydrating Day Cream
• Kiwi Seed Oil Eye Cream
As you may recall, I scored the 3 full sized products at Winners back in January for C$16.99 each! It was the score of a lifetime, really. And the Apostle Serum was from a giveaway I won from Caryl Almelor!🙂 Antipodes is an organic skincare brand from New Zealand with premium plant-based ingredients that are housed in elegant recyclable packaging.
This was part of the Cgina Glaze Fall 2015 “The Great Outdoors” collection that was all about camping. There were many beautiful shades in the collection and I was happy to have found this at Winners (or Marshalls, I forget now!) in January.
China Glaze regularly sell for ~C$11 here and I got this for $6.
I can’t remember the last time I bought a Revlon mascara. Maybe the Grow Luscious? That was years ago! And it never appealed to me enough to repurchase it. To me, Revlon excel at a lot of products – foundation, lipstick, nail polish – but mascaras are not one of their strengths. And mascaras are cash cows for cosmetics companies – how frequently do we (“have to”) replace mascaras, and how many mascaras do we seem to have open at once (if you have just ONE mascara open right now, please comment below, and I don’t believe you!) It’s a very lucrative market at the drugstore – just look at how wide the assortment is, and how often companies launch new mascaras.
Yes, it’s a little sad to think, isn’t it… but Back to School is just around the corner! Even though I’m no longer in school (some days I think about how great it would be to be back in school, and then I remember the assignments and exams!😛 ), I’m still a stationery fiend. I am that person at the office who will not lend out my pen because I know you will either 1) chew on it 2) not return it, or 3) lose it! :x So it was with excitement that I visited the MUJI Canada HQ once again, this time, to learn about their stationery and organizational products!