Wishlist

wishlist

 

Kahina Fez Body Serum | Tata Harper Rejuvenating Serum | Dr.Alkaitis Trial Kit | May Lindstrom Problem Solver | YULI Liquid Courage

Kahina Fez Body Serum: Never been a body oil user, but I am so intrigued by the Moroccan flavor of Kahina’s Fez Body Serum with cumin, clove from spice markets in Fez, Morocco and patchouli, sandalwood, ylang ylang scents from antiquity.  I wonder how the warm, calming aromatherapy will work the Kahina famous argan oil to moisturize and smooth dry skin. Some of my favorite fragrances of neroli and rose are also in this oil so I am sure I will love it come winter!

Tata Harper Rejuvenating Serum: I discovered a sample of this and finished using it in 2 days because it was so good! There are 29 active natural ingredients in this anti-aging treatment. It is pricey but you need less than one pump of cream to use on entire face! Although I am not getting wrinkles or fine lines, I want to prevent my skin from developing them and using this makes me feel my skin drinking the anti-aging brew. It smells like the most luxurious and light cream I’ve ever used, kind of what I think concentrated jasmine and green tea smell like. The extracts slow aging, build collagen which slows starting in our 20s (OH NO!), and gives skin back its glow!

Dr.Alkaitis Trial Kit: I have been interested in this line for a while but after a not so impressive experience with the Cellular Repair Mask, I think I will buy the kit to try everything at once to see if this is a good line for me. I am most interested in the Soothing Gel, Nourishing Oil, and Toner but I have seen good reviews on the moisturizers too. The Soothing Gel seems great as a moisturizing gel that also kills acne. The nourishing oil is a steal and has a lot of beneficial medicinal herbs. I think the price is a great deal for trying a good size of almost the entire line for a few weeks. The mini dark green plastic 1oz bottles are also very cute!

May Lindstrom Problem Solver: Every time there is a 20% off sale, I rush to try and get this (and fail :-(). I have used a sample before but maybe I did not do it right because it was clumpy and burned around my nose and cheeks. I see those pictures posted online of people with their May masks on and it just looks like so much fun! Maybe it is the jet black color, the beautiful instruction from May which instructs the wearer to claim their time, or the delicious cacao scent but I cannot get the Problem Solver out of my mind. The fusion of bamboo charcoal, cacao, and warming spices are one of the most active I think I have seen and I can’t wait to get my hands around this number that May calls a “hero” and a “superstar”.  

YULI Liquid Courage: I’ve been a fan of everything from them and I love antioxidant skincare so Liquid Courage seems like a total stunner. The 1st ingredient is a seed complex, which contains the densest concentration of antioxidants without irritating skin. There is also an unheard of Black Garlic Bio-ferment which is said to contain 6 times the antioxidant and protective properties of regular Garlic. The superb ingredients also include a natural CE Ferulic Acid treatment with Ferulic Acid from Acai Berries and Argan, a chiral form of Vitamin E that makes it stable and highly absorptive, and a form of Vitamin C that is called ‘the most advanced form of lipid-soluble’ Vitamin C which penetrates deeper into skin and remains stable from oxidative and sun exposure, it is also 5 times more potent than the leading form of Vitamin C. Every ingredient is like.. the newest greatest, this is a dream team that shows off the power of YULI’s innovative green technology prowess.

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Tata Harper Resurfacing Mask Review

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If it seems as if I’m obsessed with masks its because I am! In the Asian culture, masks are a huge thing! I remember my mom would only do two things to her face as a ritual: moisturize and mask. She still doesn’t do the entire cleansing thing eventhough I’ve bought her bottles of cleansers because it just isn’t her habit. Regardless, her skin is flawless and I would be lucky to inherit her skin so I’m going to follow through with her mask ritual.

Lately I’ve been splurging on some Spirit Beauty love because they seem like such a wonderful site and how can you say no to free samples? My newest arrival is Tata Harper’s Resurfacing Mask which seems to be one of her most acclaimed products. The first thing you will notice is how luxurious the green frosted glass jar and gold lid look and feel, it positively enhances any beauty shelf. When you twist the top off, you’re treated to an amber jelly that almost glows.

The product applies onto skin in a sticky texture as one would assume a jelly would but it goes on quite clear. Once applied, Tata suggests leaving it to dry for 20-30 minutes, but I can easily do more because the mask is so gentle. The scent is wonderful like most Tata products, it is very fresh and floral.

The active ingredients in this are plentiful. Pink Clay gives it the amber color and it reduces pore size, detoxifies, and tones. Beet extract promotes hydration and elasticity. White willow bark promotes exfoliation due to its salicylic acid. Aloe vera repairs and hydrates skin. Witch Hazel tones and minimizes pores. Tata claims this mask will enhance and improve skins appearance by eliminating dull skin cells, removing blemishes, reduce pore appearance, and soften/refresh the skin.

After rinsing the mask off my face I can definitely say my face felt lighter and fresher. I didn’t see as big a visible difference that matched what I felt from my skin but I do believe that my skin was refreshed and felt softer. I don’t think this is active enough to really eliminate blemishes but it does encourage exfoliation which helps plugged pores. I would not say this is my most effective or active mask, that title is still held on tightly by the YULI Pure Mask but it is a wonderful mask to use when you just want to pamper yourself a little while writing a paper or study for an exam. I think for more mature skin this might have more benefits but I definitely don’t think anyone would not like this product. I’m glad that I bought it and look forward to using this to indulge my skin every week.

Tata Harper Resurfacing Mask