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Mary Kay TimeWise Age Minimize 3D Skincare

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Mary Kay TimeWise Age Minimize 3D Skincare Review

I love anti-aging skincare and will try anything to help my skin look as youthful as possible while also giving it the moisture that it needs. Mary Kay recently launched the TimeWise Age Minimize 3D Skincare set that provides a three dimensional approach to defending against triggers that make your skin look older, delaying visible signs of aging and delivering younger looking skin, which I am always game for.

The skincare collection includes all of the must have products you would need in a skincare routine, which include TimeWise Age Minimize 3D 4-in-1 Cleanser,  Age Minimize 3D Day Cream SPF 30 Broad Spectrum Sunscreen, Age Minimize 3D Night Cream, and Age Minimize 3D Eye Cream. Each of the products features their Age Minimize 3D Complex,  that includes encapsulated resveratrol, vitamin B3 and an age-defying peptide. It also comes in two formulas, one for normal to dry skin and one for combination to oily skin. In as little as 4 weeks, the set will improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, improve resiliency, luminosity, smoothness, softness and your skin’s overall appearance.

Mary Kay TimeWise Age Minimize 3D Skincare Review

The Age Minimize 3D 4-in-1 Cleanser is a multitasking cleanser that removes impurities in your skin that make it look dull, giving it a clean, exfoliated and brighter appearance. It’s gentle enough to be used twice a day because the exfoliation is really light and the cleanser leaves your skin feeling soft and comfortable with every use.

Price: $32 / 127 g / Available now at MaryKay.ca

Age Minimize 3D Day Cream SPF 30 is a moisture-replenishing cream that re-energizes the skin’s natural, youthful glow by delaying signs of aging while also protecting it from harmful UVA/UVB rays. It’s a non-greasy cream that moisturizes your skin for 12 hours leaving it feeling nourished and looking brighter and more vibrant.

Price: $47 / 48 g / Available now at MaryKay.ca

Following up from the day cream is the Age Minimize 3D Night Cream, which delivers a boost of antioxidants to your skin while you sleep while also working to rebuild its reserves. The next morning your skin will look rejuvenated, well rested and more radiant than ever. The cream moisturizes for 12 hours and also helps soften expression lines, firms the skin as well as helps brighten it.

Price: $47 / 48 g / Available now at MaryKay.ca

Taking care of your eyes is the Age Minimize 3D Eye Cream, which  is a fast absorbing formula that helps improve signs of aging as well as fatigue to make your eyes look brighter and more youthful. The cream helps with improving dark circles, under eye bags, fine lines and wrinkles, while also keeping the eye are moisturized for 12 hours.

Price: $44 / 14 g / Available now at MaryKay.ca

The Swatches:

Mary Kay TimeWise Age Minimize 3D Skincare Review

From L-R: TimeWise Age Minimize 3D Day Cream SPF 30, Age Minimize 3D Eye Cream, Age Minimize 3D Night Cream

My Glittery Thoughts:

I test out a lot of skincare because I love finding things that work. The TimeWise line feels luxurious on the skin, with a soft feminine scent, and the tubes are very travel friendly too. My skin feels really good, definitely more even in tone and more moisturized.  I love the cleanser because it’s got those little exfoliating granules in it so I can get some light exfoliation while I cleanse my skin and it makes it feel soothed, softer and has been helping with making it look more plump, fresh and even. I like that I can use it daily because it’s not a harsh exfoliator. The day cream is thicker in consistency compared to the night cream, most likely because it has SPF in it, but I like that about it because it makes my skin feel more hydrated and fresher. I also don’t have time to put an SPF on after my skincare during the week so I like that this has enough protection for my face so I don’t have to worry about that step.

The eye cream is very light and sinks well into the skin but still keeps that area moisturized and ready for makeup. I’ve also noticed that it dulls the look of my dark circles when I apply it. Last but not least, like the day cream, I really enjoy wearing the night cream. It’s lighter than the day cream but still hydrating and soothing. My skin doesn’t look as parched in the morning as it has been in the past. I have noticed a difference in my skin with using the products. My skin doesn’t look as rough and dull. My fine lines and wrinkles are less visible when I’m wearing the creams. I feel like I have a great base for faking that “just had a facial” look. You can also get the whole set of products for $159 on MaryKay.ca which isn’t a bad deal! If you want to try something new and anti-aging, I would definitely recommend!

What do you think of Mary Kay TimeWise Age Minimize 3D Skincare? Have you tried any Mary Kay skincare products before?! Share your thought below!

 

 

 

 

 

Disclosure: These products were provided for editorial consideration, however these are my honest opinions.

New Holy Grail Item?! Kat Von D 24-Hour Super Brow Long-Wear Pomade

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Kat Von D 24-Hour Super Brow Long-Wear Pomade Review

When I “put” my brows on, I feel put together. Anyone else feel like that? At least if I have them looking decent, I feel okay to go out without any other makeup on. It’s hard to find the perfect brow product because some apply smoothly and then next thing you know are all over the place by the end of the day because the formula wasn’t quite budge-proof. Then you’ve got others where they’re long lasting but are hell to apply. I jump from enjoying powder to pencil to pomade every so often because I get bored and am always searching for that perfect product. Well, I think I found it in Kat Von D‘s new 24-Hour Super Brow Long-Wear Pomade.

Kat Von D 24-Hour Super Brow Long-Wear Pomade Review

The 24-Hour Super Brow Pomade is a long-wearing, waterproof pomade that helps you craft any kind of brow imaginable for a highly pigmented, budge proof look. It’s a lightweight formula that is super rich in pigment and comes in 16 shades, which include 7 natural brow tones, 7 artistic colours, one White Out pomade for mixing and customizing, and a Bleach tone for anyone who enjoys a bleached brow. They won’t smudge, sweat off or go anywhere until you want them to.

Price: $23 CAD / 5.0 g / Available now at 24-Hour Super Brow Pomade

Kat Von D 24-Hour Super Brow Long-Wear Pomade Review

The brow pomade was crafted to be applied with KVD’s new #70 Brow Pomade Brush. It’s a synthetic brush, with a firm, angled edge that’s designed for high performance pomades and creams. The shape of the brush is the perfect choice for filling in sparse areas, drawing on hair like strokes, and carving out fabulous arches. The brush also has a sleek stiletto handle, KVD’s trademark with her brushes, to give you egonomically friendly control and also doubles as a handy mixing tool.

Price: $22 CAD / Available now at Sephora

Kat Von D 24-Hour Super Brow Long-Wear Pomade Review

My Glittery Thoughts:

I’ve tried other brow pomades before but this one edges out all of them because it doesn’t dry too quickly, giving me enough time to apply it where I need it and blend it out before it sets in. The colour is rich and very natural looking and the brow pomade brush is the perfect tool to apply it with. The brush delivers tiny hair-like strokes that you can’t get with any thicker, denser brush, and is just a dream to work with and makes applying this stuff even easier. But the biggest thing is that when my eyebrows get itchy throughout the day and I have to scratch them, I’m not smearing brown all over my face nor am I taking colour off my brows. This stuff is magic! But you do need to scrub the stuff off well before bed because it takes a few good scrubs to get everything off and sometimes you’re still left with a tiny bit of colour left behind. But that doesn’t bother me.

I received both the pomade and the brush from Influenster and the only thing I have an issue with is the shade which is a tad too dark for my hair right now, but I can still make it work. With that being said, I will be picking up the lighter shade soon because I love this stuff so much. If you’ve struggled with pomades, this one will change your mind about them. If you have only been using pencils, this is worth switching over for. If you’re like me and have thin, barely there brows and want something that will create the perfect shape and natural effect, you need to give this a shot. And if you’re just looking for something new and exciting to try on your brows, this is exactly what you need!

What do you think of the Kat Von D 24-Hour Super Brow Long-Wear Pomade? Are you a fan of using brow pomades?! Share your thoughts below!

 

 

 

 

 

Disclosure: These products were provided complimentary by Influenster, however these opinions are my own.

IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream, Eye Cream & Cleanser Review

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IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream, Eye Cream & Cleanser Review

One of my favourite things to do is trying out new skincare products. I’m always on the hunt for the next best thing that’s going to transform my skin and make it look better than ever. You should see my skincare testing section in my bathroom – it’s almost overflowing with a mixture of tried and true products, new products I’m testing out and samples and other stuff I have yet to crack into. I’ve had a strong love for IT Cosmetics ever since going buck wild with the first blockbuster deal I found on The Shopping Channel many years ago.

They’re a little pricey but Jamie Kern Lima, the founder of IT Cosmetics, invests a lot of time and research into her products which is why you don’t see them launching new products all the time. I have been a big IT Cosmetics makeup fan but surprisingly have never tried any of their skincare until recently when I got to try out their Confidence in a Cream Transforming Moisturizing Super Cream, Confidence in an Eye Cream, and Confidence in a Cleanser.

IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream, Eye Cream & Cleanser Review

The Confidence in a Cream Transforming Moisturizing Super Cream is ultra-hydrating and clinically tested to help repair, rejuvenate and restore your skin to give it a softer, smoother and more youthful appearance. The concentrate contains collagen and hyaluronic acid to plump up your skin and smooth out fine lines and wrinkles, as well as niacin, peptides, a super ceramide complex, as well as other active ingredients which work at smoothing out texture, hydrating and enhancing firmness.

Ingredients: WATER, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, GLYCERIN, BUTYLENE GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/DICAPRATE, ETHYLHEXYL ISONONANOATE, HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC/MYRISTIC/STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, PEG-100 STEARATE, POLYGLYCERYL-3 METHYLGLUCOSE DISTEARATE, STEARYL BEHENATE, DIMETHICONE, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRAETHYLHEXANOATE, BIOSACCHARIDE GUM-1, DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, PALMITIC ACID, STEARIC ACID, POLYETHYLENE, PEG/PPG-20/15 DIMETHICONE, PHENYL METHICONE, PORTULACA OLERACEA EXTRACT, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER, SODIUM HYALURONATE, HYDROGENATED LECITHIN, POLYQUATERNIUM-51, NIACINAMIDE, HYDROLYZED COLLAGEN, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, CARBOMER, PEG-150 DISTEARATE, CERAMIDE AP, GLYCOSPHINGOLIPIDS, GLYCERYL POLYMETHACRYLATE, MEADOWFOAM ESTOLIDE, SORBITAN ISOSTEARATE, SQUALANE, PALMITOYL PENTAPEPTIDE-4, POLYSORBATE 20, STEARETH-20, N-HYDROXYSUCCINIMIDE, CHRYSIN, PALMITOYL TRIPEPTIDE-1, PALMITOYL TETRAPEPTIDE-7, POLYSORBATE 60, ALEURITIC ACID, YEAST EXTRACT, GLYCOPROTEINS, BETAINE, HYDROGENATED POLYDECENE, CERAMIDE NP, ALLANTOIN, COLLOIDAL OATMEAL, RETINYL RETINOATE, POLYLACTIC ACID, CANOLA OIL, CHOLESTERYL NONANOATE, ASCORBYL TETRAISOPALMITATE, GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER WATER, CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT EXTRACT, LEUCONOSTOC/RADISH ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE, ERUCA SATIVA LEAF EXTRACT, GLYCERYL CITRATE/LACTATE/LINOLEATE/OLEATE, CETEARETH-20, HYDROXYPROPYL BISPALMITAMIDE MEA, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) STEROLS, MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL, PHYTOSTERYL/ISOSTEARYL/CETYL/STEARYL/BEHENYL DIMER DILINOLEATE, SANTALUM ALBUM (SANDALWOOD) OIL, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER OIL, CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID, CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE, GLUCOSE, STEARYL STEARATE, TROMETHAMINE, CITRIC ACID, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, CHLORHEXIDINE DIGLUCONATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL, LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL, CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL, CYMBOPOGON CITRATUS LEAF OIL, PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS OIL, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL, POGOSTEMON CABLIN OIL, CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT OIL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, CARAMEL, DISODIUM EDTA, PHENOXYETHANOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, LIMONENE, LINALOOL.

Price: $62 CAD / 60 ml / Available at Sephora

The super cream also comes in a formula for your eyes with the Confidence in an Eye Cream. It contains the same anti aging benefits as the cream but also helps transform your eye area. It contains an apricot tint and IT Cosmetics’ Drops of Light Technology which help colour correct and brighten. As well as other high performance ingredients like chrysin, licorice root, avocado and squalane, which help with puffiness, dark circles, fine lines and wrinkles, and overall, just keeping the area look more youthful and firm.

Ingredients: AQUA/WATER/EAU, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, PALMITIC ACID, STEARIC ACID, DIMETHICONE, NIACINAMIDE, PEG-40 STEARATE, POLYSORBATE 60, CETYL ETHYLHEXANOATE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL, POLYACRYLATE-13, POLYSILICONE-11, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, POLYISOBUTENE, DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, TROMETHAMINE, SORBITAN STEARATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, CARBOMER, CHLORPHENESIN, ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, PHENYL TRIMETHICONE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, GLYCERIN, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, POLYSORBATE 20, ALKANNA TINCTORIA ROOT EXTRACT, SORBITAN ISOSTEARATE, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, BENZOPHENONE-5, TIN OXIDE, COPTIS JAPONICA ROOT EXTRACT, ALCOHOL, DISODIUM EDTA, SODIUM HYALURONATE, TOCOPHEROL, CITRIC ACID, COLLOIDAL OATMEAL, CAFFEINE, PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL, SQUALANE, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, ROYAL JELLY EXTRACT, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, COFFEA ARABICA (COFFEE) SEED EXTRACT, PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT, CHOLESTERYL NONANOATE, CHOLESTERYL CHLORIDE, CHOLESTERYL ISOSTEARATE, CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT EXTRACT, GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT, SODIUM LAUROYL LACTYLATE, LECITHIN, ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER EXTRACT, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, STEARETH-20, CREATINE, MARIS AQUA/SEA WATER/EAU DE MER, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, CERAMIDE NP, PANTHENOL, POLYGLUTAMIC ACID, PHYTOSPHINGOSINE, CERAMIDE AP, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, ARGININE, ISOLEUCINE, LEUCINE, VALINE, THREONINE, METHIONINE, LYSINE, PHENYLALANINE, TRYPTOPHAN, CHOLESTEROL, HISTIDINE, SACCHARIDE ISOMERATE, XANTHAN GUM, CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT, N-HYDROXYSUCCINIMIDE, RETINOL, COLLAGEN, COPPER GLUCONATE, PALMITOYL PENTAPEPTIDE-4, ACETYL HEXAPEPTIDE-8, TEA-COCOYL GLUTAMATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, COPPER TRIPEPTIDE-1, MAGNESIUM ASPARTATE, BIOTIN, ZINC GLUCONATE, SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE, ASCORBIC ACID, PALMITOYL OLIGOPEPTIDE, CHRYSIN, PALMITOYL TETRAPEPTIDE-7, CHLORHEXIDINE DIGLUCONATE, CERAMIDE EOP, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891).

Price: $48 / 15 ml / Available at ItCosmetics.ca

IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream, Eye Cream & Cleanser

Last but not least is the Confidence in a Cleanser. It is a cleanser and serum in one that cleanses and moisturizes, leaving your skin feeling soft, refreshed and balanced. It contains their Anti-Aging Armour Rejuvenating Concentrate (which is in all of the Confidence products), as well as collagen, hyaluronic acid, colloidal oatmeal, and a super ceramide complex. It works on all skin types and dissolves even the most waterproof of makeup.

Ingredients: Water, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Glycerin, Acrylates Copolymer, Sodium Chloride, 1,2-Hexanediol, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Arginine Cocoate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate, Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer, Potassium Cocoyl Glycinate, Coco-Glucoside, Citric Acid, Hexylene Glycol, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Allantoin, Xanthan Gum, Cymbopogon Martini Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Citrus Sinensis Peel Oil Expressed, Butylene Glycol, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Ethylhexylglycerin, Niacinamide, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Water, Colloidal Oatmeal, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Glyceryl Stearate, Palmitic Acid, Stearic Acid, Phytosteryl/Isostearyl/Cetyl/Stearyl/Behenyl Dimer Dilinoleate, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Ceramide Np, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Ceteareth-20, Glyceryl Citrate/Lactate/Linoleate/Oleate, Hydroxypropyl Bispalmitamide Mea, Glycosphingolipids, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Sterols, Meadowfoam Estolide, Ceramide AP, Ethylhexyl Isonanoate, Squalane, Sodium Hyaluronate, Polysorbate 20, Carbomer, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-4, Steareth-20, Chrysin, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, N-Hydroxysuccinimide, Disodium EDTA, Benzoic Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Chlorhexidine Digluconate, FD&C Yellow No. 5 (Ci 19140).

Price: $36 / 148 ml / Available at Sephora

The Swatches:

IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream, Eye Cream & Cleanser Review

L-R: Confidence in an Eye Cream & Confidence in a Cream

IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream, Eye Cream & Cleanser Review

Confidence in a Cleanser

Glittery Thoughts:

The super cream and the eye cream have a medium thickness consistency which is something I prefer as the weather gets warmer. My skin has been a lot drier than usual though, so initially I was hoping that it would still hydrate my skin enough. The cleanser is super gentle and as effective as it claims at removing stubborn makeup, without stripping my skin. It has a serum-y texture and lathers softly, leaving no residue behind. I don’t need to use much of it to get the job done and I like that because the tube is going to last me a long time. The eye cream has a pinkish/peach tone to it that doesn’t really brighten up my area when I apply it but I like how it hydrates and makes my eyes look more awake and refreshed. It sinks well into the eye area so I can easily apply makeup shortly after. The moisturizer was the most surprising of all because even though its consistency was not too light but not too thick, my skin soaked this cream right up and I didn’t have that slightly greasy, sticky feeling on my skin. Initially I wasn’t sure if I was applying enough of it, but then started to realize that it just quickly sinks into your skin, leaving it feeling like your skin took a big drink. It keeps my skin feeling hydrated, more supple and fresher looking. I haven’t been too impressed by my skin lately and I feel like this super cream changes that for the better. If you’re a fan of IT Cosmetics makeup or just want to try something new this spring/summer, I would look into these Confidence products!

What do you think of IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream, Eye Cream & Cleanser? Have you tried any of their skincare products before?! Share your thoughts below!

 

 

 

 

 

Disclosure: These products were provided for editorial consideration, however these are my honest opinions.