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MARC JACOBS VELVET NOIR MASCARA REVIEW

Hello lovely people! How are you all doing?

Just as I was planning to write this post, some old memories flashed into my mind. I first bought a mascara mistaking it to be an eyeliner and had no idea how to use it. I felt so sorry for myself even after figuring out how to use the mascara because I was like “Why in the world would anyone use this thing on their lashes”. Stupid, I know! But now, just like you, I can’t live without my mascara.

Now you can obviously tell that today I am going to talk about a mascara (okay genius they have already figured it out from the title). Today’s review is the Marc Jacobs velvet Noir volume mascara. This product was not purchased by me,  this product was sent to me by Influenster. But as always this has nothing to do with my review, which is only based on my experience trying this.

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Product claims

The lash-maximizing, curvy brush places the most volume at the hard-to-reach center lash line, and the defining tip styles lashes for major drama. The ultra-concentrated black pigment delivers the greatest visual impact, and the flash volume complextm creates instant, smudge-free length and volume in three strokes or less.

Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara gives you the thickest lashes in a blink. This majorly volumizing mascara delivers instant volume for your most epic lashes yet.

How to Get the Instant Look of False Lashes (in three strokes or less!)
– Apply Velvet Noir in multiple coats, while wet, for maximum volume. Use the tip of the mascara want to separate, define and style lashes.

Price and Availability

$26 and available at their Website and also Sephora

My thoughts about Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir Mascara 

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The first thing which attracted me when I first saw the Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir Volume Mascara was the black, sleek and stylish packaging. Very classy and pretty. The next thing that would grab anybody’s attraction is the wand, which has a somewhat hour glass like shape. Don’t ask me why, but something about the brush made me feel that this kind of brush would be great and I am not wrong.The brush glides on very easily on the lashes, covers all the lashes very well,including the smaller ones. The brush is easy and very comfortable to use.

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But what I like the most about the Marc Jacobs velvet noir mascara is the intense black color of the mascara, very black.The Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir mascara has quite thick, not watery but creamy formula.The mascara applies without clumping. It lengthens, curls and gives my lashes volume. Just one swipe itself delivers great results, but you can easily layer it. Gives that fluttery and full lashes. Does not smudge, smear or flake off throughout the day. It lasts through out the day. But remember this mascara is not water-proof, I honestly don’t prefer water-proof ones as they are very difficult to remove and by trying to remove it, you are going to weigh down some of your precious lashes, that’s so dreadful. The mascara comes off easily with miceller water or oil or any makeup removers.

Most mascaras give your lashes a rigid and thick feeling, if you know what I mean, of course you do! Most mascaras especially the volumizing ones gives that feeling, but this does not. This feels so comfortable.

The only disadvantage  what I can come up with is that, the wand picks a lot of product, so you have to take care about that, otherwise your lashes might be clumpy. If you just ignore that this cute one is a keeper 😛

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Final verdict

In love with:

  • Beautiful, classy packaging.
  • Hour glass shaped wand, which is easy to use.
  • Very black.
  • Thick lengthened and curled lashes.
  • Does not smudge, smear or flake off.
  • Lasts all day (and night)
  • Creamy texture.
  • Very comfortable on lashes.
  • Very easy to remove.

Not in love with:

  • The wand might carry too much product, so might end up clumpy if not taken care of that.

Overall, I think the Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir mascara is one of my current favorite ones and why not, makes my lashes look fluttery and full. So girls! you have two choices, either watch and get envious of my fluttery and full lashes or get your Velvet noir mascara and get yours! I rate it 4.7/5.

NYX AWAY WE GLOW STROBING CREAM

Hey beautiful people! How are you all doing?

I know I have been quite missing from here, but the support you guys have given me is tremendous and I can’t thank you enough for this. I hope to be more consistent here.  You can follow me on Instagram to  know what’s happening in my life as I am more consistent there.

Today I am up with a new review and I am reviewing the Nyx Away We Glow strobing cream today. I have been using this for some time now and let’s just jump into the review.

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Product claims

Got a soft spot for all-that-sparkles? We are definitely here for it. Enriched with superfine light-catching pearls, our Away We Glow Strobing Cream both moisturizes and luminizes your skin in one simple step. This lightweight formula comes in gold and pink pearl-infused versions that provide hydration and a radiant finish. Dab it on to prep your complexion for makeup application, or wear it alone for a fresh glow that looks super pretty.

Ingredients

G2019576 INGREDIENTS / INGRÉDIENTS: Isododecane, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Silica Dimethyl Silylate [Nano] / Silica, Imethyl Silylate, Tin Oxide, Silica, Propylene Carbonate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Ethylene/Propylene/Styrene Copolymer, Ethylhexylglycerin, Butylene/Ethylene/Styrene Copolymer, BHT, Phenoxyethanol. MAY CONTAIN / PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Mica. <6095>

Price and availability

Price $16 Available at Nyx Website and stores Ulta (there is a buy @ get 1 offer right now)

My thoughts about the Nyx Away we glow strobing cream

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The Nyx Away we glow strobing cream comes in a squeeze tube packaging with a pump. Now, that’s very thoughtful of the brand. Has a soft, thick consistency. Available in two shades– Bright star (Gold pearls) and Glow-Tini (Pink pearls). I have Bright star and hence I am reviewing that.

The product has an off white color with gold sparkles. I had a doubt if it will give a white cast, but it just blends into your skin. I have a medium complexion and I think the shade Bright star just compliments my complexion so well.

The product blends so well into the skin. Now, you can use this alone for a beautiful sun-kissed look. It gives a beautiful glow to your skin, not greasy. Your skin feels and looks so soft. But this does not look very natural when used alone. I mean, it does look natural but if you look really close you can see the gold particles. But yes, that’s when someone comes close to you (and you don’t want that person to know you have something on your face :P) otherwise it’s fine.

You can also use this product under your foundation, also on top of your foundation. When used both ways it gives a very subtle highlight. You can also mix this with your foundation for a dewy makeup. When you use it on top of your foundation, make sure you blend it really well otherwise it may look a bit cakey. Claims to be moisturizing, which I don’t really think. But my combination skin didn’t feel dry nor oily.

You can also use this instead of a primer, it smooths out your skin, pores almost look blurred but not completely and preps your skin.

Overall

What I like:

  • Beautiful and practical packaging with a pump.
  • Can be used alone for a sun kissed glow or under or over the foundation.
  • Gives a beautiful glow to your face if applied all over the face.
  • Gives a subtle highlight if used to highlight.
  • Lightweight.

What I don’t like:

  • I think for a drugstore product, the price is a bit high. You can get Mac strobe cream, a bit more pricey but the quantity is also more. The  quality of mac one is better than this one.

The Nyw Away We Glow Strobe cream  is  a good one if you are looking for one. This often gets compared to Mac Strobe cream but I think Mac is a better option as the quality is great. The price for both are also almost similar. But the Nyx Away we glow strobe cream is a good one too and worth trying. I rate it 3.8/5.

Have you tried the Nyx Away We Glow Strobe cream?

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When the product is blended, see right side
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Can you spot the sparkles on the right side?

 

 

 

MAX FACTOR MIRACLE CONTOURING PALETTE

Hiya my lovely people? How have you all been?

Can you imagine makeup before contouring? I certainly can’t, my round face definitely needs contouring to look more defined. And I am sure, there is no better way to define your features than contouring. I know you already know that, just saying 😛

I was very much excited about trying the Max factor Miracle contouring palette which I received in my Voxbox by Influenster. Read further to know what I think about this drugstore contour palette.

Product description

High definition, minimum effort. Contour in 3 easy steps. Miracle Contouring Palette is a 8-shade palette, designed by Max Factor make-up artists to suit every skin tone. Creamy soft texture allows for a quick and easy contouring look as formula is easily blendable and buildable.

Price and availability

Price is 138 AED. Available at Souq uae Amazon

Ingredients

  • Squalane
  • PPG-2 MYRISTYL ETHER PROPIONATE
  • Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate
  • TRIISOCETYL CITRATE
  • Petrolatum
  • Phenyl Trimethicone
  • CANDELILLA CERA/EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX/CIRE DE CANDELILLA
  • OZERKERITE
  • COPERNICIA CERIFERA CERA/COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX/CIRE DE CARNAUBA
  • CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
  • Tocopheryl Acetate
  • Ascorbyl Palmitate
  • PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT
  • C10-18 Triglycerides
  • Propylparaben
  • HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
  • Tocopherol
  • BHT
  • [May Contain/Peut Contenir/+/-:MICA
  • TITANIUM DIOXDE (CI 77891)
  • IRON OXIDES (CI 77491
  • CI 77492
  • CI 77499)]

My experience with Max factor Miracle contouring palette

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The Max factor miracle contouring palette comes in a sleek, elegant and lightweight packaging. The packaging is perfect for travelling. This palette is refillable, now that’s thoughtful. The palette has a spectrum of 8 natural shades to contour, lift and highlight. This is a universal palette which suits all skin types and surprisingly, I have seen this work for almost all skin tones.

Love how pigmented the shades are.If you want, you can also build up the intensity to get the look you want. The best thing about the Miracle contouring palette is the formula. It has a creamy formula which is very easy to blend. Blends like a dream and looks so natural. Even if you are a beginner, this contour palette is taking you places. Because it is so easy to work with it. Quick and easy contouring it is. Being said that, I have found that the highlight shade doesn’t blend as well as the other shades, but it is still okay.

The shades are very pigmented especially the darker shades. But the intensity is buildable and the lighter shades might sometimes need layering. Even after layering the contour looks quite natural. So you have nothing to worry about when adding that extra layer.  It mimics the shadows in your face, so let’s pretend we have a more defined facial features.

You can use a brush or beauty blender to blend this. You can use even fingers as it blends really well. But I personally prefer using a brush because if you use a sponge you will need more product and the contour will be less visible.

The staying power is also quite good. So I don’t see why you must not be giving this palette a try. Since the Max factor miracle contouring palette is designed by makeup  artists I had high hopes and I must say, it somewhat stays to it’s claims.Um, well almost. Too good for a drugstore palette, I must say.

Overall

What I like:

  • Sleek and travel-friendly packaging.
  • Universal palette, so one palette and everyone in the family can share :P. Well, if you are okay with sharing.
  • Creamy, soft texture allows for quick and easy contouring.
  • Formula which is easily blendable and buildable.

What I don’t like:

  • Some shades does not blend that easily,  but still okay.

I think the Max factor miracle contouring palette is a great drugstore alternative if you are looking for a good contouring palette. Since it blends well and is quick and easy, this palette is perfect even if you are getting started with contouring. Honestly, I still love my Anastasia beverlyhills palette more. But compared to ABS, this one is easier to use.

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Swatches 

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Have you tried the Max factor Miracle contouring palette? Which is your favorite palette?

Disclaimer: This product was sent to me by Influenster for reviewing purpose. But this has nothing to do with my honest review.

 

 

 

 

TARTE SHAPE TAPE FOUNDATION REVIEW (HYDRATING)

Hey lovelies, How have you all been?

Shape tape concealer is a cult favorite and the best selling concealer! I don’t see why not. The formula and the coverage it gives is brilliant. So when Tarte came up with the shape tape foundation,just like any other makeup junkie,  I was very keen to try it. I immediately got it. There are two versions of the Tarte Shape tape foundation, matte and hydrating. I bought the hydrating one but also got a sample of the matte version. Now, if you wish to know whether the Shape tape foundation is as awesome as the concealer, then continue reading.

Product claims

WHAT IT IS

A hypoallergenic, luminous-finish gel foundation featuring the same complexion-perfecting superpowers as shape tape concealer with an added boost of skin-smoothing, oil-free hydration.

WHAT IT DOES
Provides buildable, longwearing coverage in a skin-smoothing, weightless gel. The collagen & hyaluronic acid-packed formula continuously hydrates while helping to plump skin & refine pores, without creasing, caking or fading for 12 hours.

Ingredients

porcelain, fair beige, light-medium sand, medium sand, medium-tan sand, mahogany, deep honey, chestnut Ingredients: Water/Aqua/Eau, dimethicone, glycerin, PEG/PPG-18/18 dimethicone, octyldodecyl neopentanoate, butylene glycol, SD alcohol 40-B (alcohol denat.), aluminum hydroxide, stearic acid, alcohol, acrylates crosspolymer, atelocollagen, caprylic/capric triglyceride, caprylyl glycol, dextrin palmitate, disodium EDTA, disteardimonium hectorite, ethyl menthane carboxamide, ethylhexylglycerin, glyceryl polyacrylate, glycosphingolipids, hexylene glycol, hordeum vulgare extract, hydrated silica, hydrolyzed corn starch, hydrolyzed corn starch octenylsuccinate, kaolin, lauryl laurate, magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, menthyl lactate, methicone, methyl diisopropyl propionamide, mica, nylon-12, palmitic acid, pentaerythrityl tetraisostearate, pentylene glycol, phenoxyethanol, rosa canina fruit extract, silica dimethyl silylate, sodium chloride, sodium chondroitin sulfate, sodium dehydroacetate, sodium hyaluronate, sodium hyaluronate crosspolymer, triethoxycaprylylsilane, xanthan gum, zea mays (corn) starch. (+/-): Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), iron oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499). ME111FL000021

fair-light neutral, light sand, light neutral, light-medium beige, light-medium honey, medium honey, medium neutral, medium-tan honey, tan sand, deep sand Ingredients: Water/Aqua/Eau, dimethicone, glycerin, octyldodecyl neopentanoate, butylene glycol, PEG/PPG-18/18 dimethicone, SD alcohol 40-B (alcohol denat.), aluminum hydroxide, stearic acid, acrylates crosspolymer, alcohol, atelocollagen, caprylic/capric triglyceride, caprylyl glycol, dextrin palmitate, disodium EDTA, disteardimonium hectorite, ethyl menthane carboxamide, ethylhexylglycerin, glyceryl polyacrylate, glycosphingolipids, hexylene glycol, hordeum vulgare extract, hydrated silica, hydrolyzed corn starch, hydrolyzed corn starch octenylsuccinate, kaolin, lauryl laurate, magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, menthyl lactate, methicone, methyl diisopropyl propionamide, mica, nylon-12, palmitic acid, pentaerythrityl tetraisostearate, pentylene glycol, phenoxyethanol, rosa canina fruit extract, silica dimethyl silylate, sodium chloride, sodium chondroitin sulfate, sodium dehydroacetate, sodium hyaluronate, sodium hyaluronate crosspolymer, triethoxycaprylylsilane, xanthan gum, zea mays (corn) starch. (+/-): Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), titanium dioxide (CI 77891). ME111FL000011

Price and availability

$39 (185AED) for 30 ml available at Sephora Tarte Ulta

My experience with the shape tape foundation

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The packaging is almost similar to the shape tape concealer. The matte version especially is a grown up version of the shape tape concealer. Glass bottle and the screw cap is purple colored with gold patterns. The only difference between the packaging of hydrating and matte version is that hydrating one has a blue rim on the bottle whereas matte has a purple one.

The wand is also similar to the shape tape concealer. Bigger doe foot wand. I love ingredients tarte add to their products, very much skin-friendly. The Tarte shape tape foundation is no different. Has skin-benefiting ingredients. Has collagen and hyaluronic acid to plump skin. It also contains biopolymer filling spheres that help to smooth out your complexion while keeping moisture in the skin cells. The ingredients like barley extract firms the outer layer of the skin, Vitamin C which is an anti-oxidant. Also contains Tarte’s signature ingredient, Amazonian clay which has long wear properties.

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The tarte shape tape hydrating foundation has a gel-like texture, is creamy and blendable. I really love the oil-free and creamy formula, which is easy to work. The foundation  has a thick consistency but it does not dry very quickly which means you have ample time to work with it. The matte one on the other hand has a lighter consistency and dries pretty quickly. So you have to act fast.

Speaking about the coverage, claims to be full coverage. It gives a bit more coverage than medium coverage foundations. Which means you can still see the skin underneath. But the coverage is definitely buildable. I really love the satin finish it gives so I prefer the hydrating one over matte, which gives a full coverage.

The tarte shape tape foundation gives upto 12 hours of wear with a luminous finish. You will have to touch up a little bit after about 6-7 hours as my T-zones become a bit oily by then. But not very oily, just a teeny tiny bit. Well, I am talking about summers, in winter it works great. Even then I would say this is perfect during summer.

I am not sure if it’s just me, but I get a cooling effect  when I apply this foundation. Did I mention that the Tarte shape tape foundation is hypoallergenic?

By now you might be convinced that the shape tape foundation, which is a part of their double duty beauty line is a must try. But if you have a darker complexion, then there are chances that you might be totally disappointed by this highly anticipated foundation from Tarte. Why? The shade range is very disappointing. The shape tape foundation is available in 15 shades. But out of the 15 shades only two shades are for dark skinned beauties.The light and medium shades have so many similar shades that you can find atleast 2 or 3 shades suiting your skin tone. But for dark skin, both the shades have a orange undertone. It’s disappointing especially when every brands are coming up with more shades for dark skin (special thanks to Rihanna’s Fenty beauty)

Swatches

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Can you see the glow in the second picture when the foundation is blended.

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Look at the luminous finish on my face. How pretty right!

Overall

In love with:

  • Hypoallergic
  • Is packed with skin-benefiting ingredients.
  • Hydrating and has a cooling effect.
  • Gel like and creamy texture.
  • Perfect for summer as it gives a glowy look and resist against sweat.
  • Beautiful satin finish and skin appears smooth and pores are less visible.
  • Stays for upto 12 hours.
  • Gives medium to full coverage.
  • Available in 15 shades.

Not in love with:

  • Though available in 15 shades, the shade range is very disappointing. Just two shades for darker complexions.

The Tarte shape tape foundation (hydrating) is a a very good foundation if you need a luminous finish with medium to full coverage. I love that it is a bit hydrating and does not fade even when you sweat (and I am talking about summers in the middle east) I love how hydrated and smooth my skin feels and I can’t even say how beautiful and natural the finish is. Though, it can be layered to a full coverage, it feels so light on the skin, as if you have no foundation at all. I rate it 4.7/5 and I highly recommend this.

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THE BODY SHOP LIP JUICERS REVIEW

Hey guys,

How are you all doing? I am very busy these days so couldn’t post as regular as I used to, but I promise I will be back in track soon. Now let’s skip all these and talk about what you are here for. Today I am going to talk about The Body Shop Lip juicers which you already know from my title of course. So let me tell you more about these smoothie-inspired lip juicers.

Product claims

Get fruity with these 100% vegan, moisture-boosting balms. Scented with irresistible smoothie-inspired combinations. With blends of naturally derived extracts and five mouth-watering fragrances, our Lip Juicers, easily glide onto your lips for a smooth, soft and soothing  finish. These super-cute lip balms are perfect carrying with you everywhere you go.

Ingredients

Olea Europaea Fruit Oil / Olive Fruit Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Polyethylene, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Tribehenin, Behenyl Alcohol, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter / Shea Butter, Ricinus Communis Seed Oil / Castor Seed Oil, Parfum / Fragrance, Octyldodecanol, Sclerocarya Birrea Seed Oil, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Glycine Soja Oil / Soybean Oil, Punica Granatum Seed Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil / Safflower Seed Oil, Alumina, Propylene Carbonate, Tocopherol, Fragaria Vesca Fruit Extract / Strawberry Fruit Extract, Limonene, Sorbitan Oleate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Anise Alcohol, Citral, Linalool, Tocopheryl Acetate, Citric Acid, CI 77891 / Titanium Dioxide, CI 15850 / Red 7 Lake, CI 45410 / Red 28 Lake, CI 15985 / Yellow 6 Lake, CI 19140 / Yellow 5 Lake.

Price and availability

$10 (42AED) for 4gms. Available at all TBS stores and online

My review of the body shop lip juicer

Can anyone have enough lip balms? No in my case as I have dry lips and winter+dry lips is a very bad combination.When I visited TBS I was immediately attracted to the cute little lip balms, which was their new launch. I really love the cute packaging. The lip juicers are TBS’s version of EOS but not exactly round like EOS, but is pointed and reminds me of the fat colored pencils we used when we were kids. Do you remember those? Are they still available? And why am I asking that 😛 Okay back to the topic.

The lip juicers are inspired by fruit smoothies and are available in 5 shades. These are 100% vegan and formulated with community trade shea butter, marula oil and organic olive oil. The lip juicers does not contain mineral oils, paraffin or petrolatum, which is great to know.

Each lip juicers have a different fruity scent, not very strong but still delicious and it’s really hard not to eat these. These are also tinted and provides a good tint even on my pigmented lips. I have the strawberry, pomegranate and Aloe which has a strawberry scent and gives a red tint.

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The body shop lip juicers gets quickly absorbed into your lips ( almost immediately) leaving your lips soft, smooth and hydrated. Your lips are truly nourished and you can feel it. The lip balm stays there for quite some time, actually you don’t feel it’s there but the tint and the moisturisation stays for very long time.

The five available shades are:

  • Kiwi, Kale and Water Melon
  • Raspberry, Beetroot and Ginger
  • Coconut, Passion fruit and carrot
  • Acai, Blueberry and Dragon fruit
  • Strawberry, Pomegranate and Aloe

The Body shop here does not have the former two but I really hope they will stock up soon.

Swatches

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Swatches of 1.Coconut, Passion fruit and carrot 2.Acai, Blueberry and Dragon fruit and 3. Strawberry, Pomegranate and Aloe respectively.

Final verdict

What I love:

  • The very adorable packaging, which is handy and easy to carry.
  • Vegan, contains nourishing ingredients.
  • No mineral oil, paraffin and petrolatum.
  • Very beautiful fruity scent.
  • Keeps lips nice and soft.

Not in love with:

  • The quantity might be low for the price.

Overall, I think The body shop lip juicers are a great option to try if you are a lip balm hoarder or you if you need a good lip balm. The yummilicious scent and the cute packaging is definitely going to make you wanna get this if you check this out at their stores. The nourishing ingredients like Shea butter, Marula and organic olive oil will give a smooth and hydrated finish to your lips. I give it a 4.7/5 and I highly recommend this.

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Have you tried the lip juicers from The body shop? Let me know which is your favorite from the five available variants.

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JUST HERBS HERB ENRICHED SKIN TINT REVIEW

Hey guys! How are you all doing?

I am someone who prefers light to medium coverage foundations rather than full coverage ones. Now when I heard about the Just herbs skin tint which is makeup and skincare in one, I was really interested in giving it a try. I mean, what could be better than a foundation that takes care of your skin whilst giving some coverage. Now I have been trying this for some time and let me tell you more about it.

Claims by the brand

  • Part-skincare part-makeup
  • Compliments skin shade and blends easily
  • Blurs imperfections, masks large pores and primes blemishes
  • Nurtures skin tone and provides sun protection
  • Works well with your six step regime
  • Suits all skin types

Price and availability

120 AED (aprox. $33) for 40ml product. Available online at the official website

My review of the Just herbs herb enriched Skin tint

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The Just herbs herb enriched skin tint comes in a light-weight glass bottle with a pump dispenser. The bottle is quite sturdy hence you don’t have to worry about travelling with it. I even carried it with me during my trip to India. But I have a problem with the pump dispenser. The product does not come out properly and when it does, too much product comes out. So I remove the cap and then take what is required. I don’t trust the pump and I hate wasting anything, especially makeup 😀

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The just herbs herb enriched skin tint has a creamy texture.When I saw some demo videos of using the product, I felt that this does not blend properly. But to be honest, the skin tint blends so well into the skin, giving a velvet matte finish. Love how natural it looks, as if you have no makeup, but as if you have beautiful and radiant skin.

The skin tint comes in just one shade, a light shade with pink undertones. But works well on most skin tones. I have tried it on fair, medium and dark skin tones and found that it works well on all skin tones. But works best for fair and medium skin tones.

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after blending

Speaking about coverage, it gives medium coverage, a minimal medium coverage, I must say. So if you need a full coverage or if you have to hide severe acne  or blemishes this is not for you. But you can use a concealer on top of it just as you would while using any other light to medium coverage foundations. And remember this one can actually help in drying out newly formed acne, so you leave it there and let it help you with that issue.

The Just herbs herb enriched skin tint feels very light on the skin. Does not settle into fine lines or dry patches. Diminishes the appearance of large pores. So if not as a foundation, you can use it as a base underneath your foundation.

The best thing about the skin tint according to me is the ingredient list, super impressive ingredient list. Don’t forget to go through the ingredient list. It is organic. Mineral oil and Paraben free.

The skin tint also helps in controlling oil for hours. It has a herbal smell, which reminds me of henna leaves (not of the powder, but the real fresh leaves) .  The skin tint claims to provide sun protection, but the SPF is not mentioned. I believe even if it does give sun protection, the spf level will be low. Hence I  use a sunscreen.

The skin tint stays on your skin for about 6-8 hours. You can either apply it as such or you can set it with a powder. Both ways, I love it!

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Overall

In love with:

  • Travel-friendly packaging.
  • Blends into the skin so well, whilst evening out skin tone and providing a radiant glow to the skin.
  • Suits all skin types.
  • Blurs imperfections, large pores. Helps control oil.
  • Organic and contains some really amazing ingredients.
  • Light-medium coverage which stays for 6-8 hours.
  • Contains SPF.
  • Feels very light on the skin.

Not  in love with:

  • The pump dispenser does not work properly.

Final verdict

Once I started using the Just herbs herb enriched skin tint, I have been using it almost everyday. And why not, part skincare and part makeup remember? You will definitely replace this with your everyday foundation. I even  use it on special occasions. But if you need full coverage, then you will be disappointed with the coverage, just gives a light to medium coverage. But you can also use it as a base under your makeup as it not only blurs the imperfections, but also contains amazing ingredients which helps in taking care of your skin.

The skin tint not just gives a glow outside, but  nourishes your skin from inside. I highly recommend this to all and I give it 4.9/5. Wish the pump dispenser worked well too!

thebeautymascot/just herbs herb enriched skin tint

Some might find it a bit expensive as you might think a bb or cc cream can be used instead, but ingredients guys, ingredients used are just brilliant.

I love the product. Have you used it? What are your thoughts?