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Paula’s Choice Rosacea Skincare Kit Review

Paula's Choice STEAL:  $9  2% BHA

Paula’s Choice STEAL: $9 2% BHA

One Paula’s Choice Item 20% Off!

Press Sample, SponsoredBefore I even get into my Paula’s Choice Rosacea Skincare Kit Review, I have two serious STEALS to present to my beloved readers.  I’m now a Power Primper with the Pretty In My Pocket team, and as a result I get to share some PERKS with my readers!

Firstly, a trial size of this Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid is available for $9–with free shipping! If your pores are looking congested, this gentle best-selling liquid helps keep pores clear.  This is marked down from the usual $14 per trial size (and includes shipping), so it’s a great way to give this chemical exfoliant a try.  This product is good for all skin types.  Why?  It’s strictly a chemical exfoliant.  No harsh scrubbing or buffing is involved! CLICK HERE TO GRAB THIS TRIAL NOW! Secondly, my readers can get 20% Off any one Paula’s Choice item (plus FREE shipping) CLICK HERE to activate your promotional code, PRIMP20 !  It expires on 7/31/15 at midnight, so do not hesitate!

Paula’s Choice Rosacea Skincare Kit Review

Paula's Choice Rosacea Kit, Evening Regimen

Paula’s Choice Rosacea Kit, Evening Regimen

I can’t put my finger on the age my porcelain skin started to betray me. In my mid-20’s my skin was a special sort of alabaster, and oh how I loved it. Now I rely heavily on product to even out my skin tone, and some skincare makes my skin really FREAK OUT. You may have noticed I don’t do many skincare reviews anymore, and this is why. Unless of course, there’s a trusted brand involved.

If you’re reading this blog, there’s a strong chance you own Paula Begoun’s book, “Don’t Go To The Cosmetics Counter Without Me“.  This voluminous tome contains comprehensive liss of the pros and cons of just about every beauty product in creation, but much of this advice can now be found online. Paula’s very particular, and as a result I knew I could trust my skin to a trial of her skincare.  My experience kicked off with a skincare consultation on the phone.  I thought this special treatment was because I am a blogger, but nope.  EVERYONE can get a consultation all you need to do is call 800-831-4088, and a consultant will ask you questions that will lead to the purchase of skincare appropriate for you. CLICK HERE to take a peek at the different skincare kits available!

Paula's Choice Skin Recovery Rosacea Kit Review, Paula's Choice Skin Recovery Rosacea Kit Sale

Paula’s Choice Skin Recovery Rosacea Kit

For me?  Well, I can use anti-aging ingredients as much as the next gal, but my primary skin concerns are dryness and Rosacea.  Luckily for me, Paula’s Choice has an entire skincare regimen for those with dry, irritable skin like mine.  The “Rosacea Kit” also known as the “Skin Recovery Kit” can be purchased in a bundle of full-sized product for $99 right now (marked down from $119).  The products included in this kit are shown above.  ALL of these are full sized products, making this a crazy steal of a deal!  They aren’t just a deal, they are incredibly soothing and effective.  My skin feels wonderful after using these products for a few weeks, and the pores on my nose (normally quite congested) haven’t looked this clear in years!  I’m very pleased.

Paula's Choice Resist Products

Paula’s Choice Resist Products

Paula’s Choice Resist products amp up your skincare experience.  Resist Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum adds some additional anti-aging muscle to your evening skincare routine.  Resist Youth-Extending Daily Mattifying Fluid is an anti-aging daytime lotion that boasts an SPF 50 and doesn’t leave the skin looking slick.

There’s more to love about Paula’s Choice Skincare!  If you try the skincare lineup and aren’t satisfied, there’s a 100% money back guarantee within 60 days of your purchase.  Paula’s Choice Skincare items are dye-free, fragrance-free, and cruelty-free.

Paula's Choice Blush It On Contour Palette

Paula’s Choice Blush It On Contour Palette

Paula's Choice Blush It On Contour Palette

Paula’s Choice Blush It On Contour Palette

Paula's Choice Blush It On Contour Swatches

Paula’s Choice Blush It On Contour Swatches

If you’re trying to figure out how to use that promo code I provided, but don’t want to take the skincare plunge, don’t forget Paula’s Choice also has a terrific lineup of color cosmetics! The Blush It On Contour Palette is brand new, retails for $36, and contains shades for blushing, bronzing, and highlighting. What fun you can have, playing with this palette!

CLICK HERE to shop Paula’s Choice products online!  It expires on 7/31/15 at midnight, so do not hesitate!

Power Primper Pride!

Power Primper Pride!

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The product in this review was a press sample, and this post has been sponsored by Pretty In My Pocket (aka PRIMP). Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

Algenist Genius Anti-Aging Cream Review

Algenist Genius Anti-Aging Cream Review

Algenist Genius Anti-Aging Cream Review

Press SampleI’ve been gun-shy about testing skincare products lately.  My poor skin has had enough, and is allergic to so many things these days!  I’m always happy to test-drive products by my new favorite–Algenist–as I’ve never had anything but a great experience with this brand.

New on the Algenist scene is their Genius Ultimate Anti-Aging Cream.  Similar to their other anti-aging product, Genius contains alguronic acid, an antiaging incredient derived from microalgae, combined with their new skin-nourishing microalgae oil. [Read more…]

NARS Instant Line Pore Perfector

NARS Instant Line Pore Perfector

NARS Instant Line Pore Perfector

Press SampleIt is a sad state of affairs, but now that I am in my 40s, I am certainly happy to have products like the new NARS Instant Line Pore Perfector at my disposal.  Unlike some pore-minimizing products that come in the form of a thick lotion, the clear crayon format of this new NARS product allows precise application only exactly where needed.  It literally couldn’t be easier to use, simply run the slender tip along the lines you are trying to hide, allow the product to set, and then apply your makeup as usual!

NARS Instant Line Pore Perfector

NARS Instant Line Pore Perfector

This product contains hyaluronic acid to gently plump the area to fill lines, and also contains antioxidants Vitamins A, C and E.

Retail price is $28.

Click HERE to buy it at NARSCosmetics.com. Other retailers include Nordstrom, Saks, Macys, Neiman Marcus, and Bloomingdales.

The product in this review was a press sample. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

Estee Lauder Resilience Lift

estee lauder resilience lift eye creme

It’s a personal preference, but I like an anti-aging eye cream that causes a slight tingling sensation. In my mind, this feeling means the product is working, removing damaged cells to make way for the new!  Estee Lauder’s Resilience Lift Eye Creme does just that, a mind-comforting “it’s working” tingle, but with no irritation. Trust me, I have super-sensitive skin and this product is gentle!

Another reason to love Lauder’s new lineup?  The “lifting” action is instantaneous!  While wearing it during the day, I feel my skin looks more youthful and radiant than ever!  This result has me positively hooked.

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Kenzoki Belle De Jour Serum Review

Have you ever tried one of Kenzo’s skincare products?  If not, you are SO missing out!

A fairly recent addition to the Kenzoki skincare family is Belle De Jour Serum. The secret ingredient in the formula is the White Lotus Flower, renowned for its soothing and anti-free radical properties.  The White Lotus flower also happens to have a super-feminine powdery scent! [Read more…]