My first Luxe Box – Fall 2015!


Today I have a unboxing/first impressions of my very first Luxe Box!  A few months ago I decided that I wanted to start subscribing to a beauty box service.  In previous years I had subscribed to the Julep’s Maven box and Top Box but I eventually ended my subscriptions, mainly because I just felt like I was accumulating too many products that I wasn’t using.

Since I’ve started blogging I decided that subscribing to a beauty box again would provide me with a some good post topics.  I started researching and carefully considering all the big name subscription boxes including Birch Box, Ipsy, Glossy Box, etc..  While they all seemed great and had generally positive reviews, the fact that they were delivered once a month was  a bit of a deterrent for me.  Then I discovered Luxe Box!  First of all, it’s a Canadian and if you’re Canadian like me, you know how much exchange sucks right now!   I was looking for a subscription service that would charge in Canadian dollars so I wouldn’t end up paying an extra 30% on my subscription. I decided to sign up for the quarterly plan which costs $26.00 CAD plus GST per box.

Secondly, I like the fact that boxes arrive once every three months, instead of once per month.  I’m already behind in reviewing products I bought months ago so this just seems more manageable to me. To me, this seemed to check all the boxes so I decided to sign up.  I did experience some difficulties trying to get an account set up on their website but I can’t say if that was their fault or something wrong with my computer because I eventually got it working.   So  I signed up and eagerly awaited my Fall box to be delivered at the beginning of September.

So I received my Luxe Box two weeks ago but given that I was on vacation, I only had the chance to break it open and give the products an initial try last week.  Here’s the box that all the products are placed in; I definitely plan on re-purposing this to store something at some point as it’s pretty sturdy!


Included in the box is a silky drawstring bag.  These are great to throw a pair of shoes into and into your suitcase or to contain dirty laundry while traveling (i.e. undies!):


They also provide a card that details all the products included in your box, with a small description of each product and the cost of the full-size product:


Here’s what I received in my box:

Lancome Visionnaire Advanced Multi-Correcting Cream ($92 for 50 mL – received 150 mL)


I haven’t tried this yet and I probably won’t for a couple of months.  I have a bunch of moisturizers on the go right now and I don’t want to add another to the mix.  Despite this claiming that it can be used morning and night, I would likely just use this at night as I find creams too intense for my skin in the morning (I prefer lotions).  This seems like a very luxurious product – I dipped my finger in it to test it out and it was extremely silky and smooth, and left the small patch of skin I applied it to feeling plump and moisturized.  The price tag of the full size causes me anxiety though so I’m kind of hoping I don’t like this too much.  Anyway, I’ll make sure to report back on what I think about this after I’m able to give it a try!

Delectable Ultra Nourishing Hand Cream – Coconut & Cream ($7 CAD for 60 mL)


Delectable is a line made by Cake Beauty, which is a Canadian company.  I’ve actually tried this product and while I feel like it’s actually a pretty good hand cream, I’m not a fan of the scent.  Which is rare for me, because I typically LOVE coconut-scented products.  But this one just smells overally sweet and artificial, and similar to one of those cheap felt car air fresheners.  I’ll still use this because I go through hand cream like crazy and I do like the formula, but it’s not my favourite and I wouldn’t repurchase this particular scent.  They do have other scents though, so I’d be willing to give those a try.


shu uemura Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Oil ($69 for $150 mL – received 30 mL)


I don’t know a lot about she uemura and I’ve never tried any of their products.  So I was excited to see this in the box!  At first I thought this was a oil moisturizer or cleanser but it’s actually for your hair!  Hair oils always make me a little nervous because they can tend to make my hair greasy.  I’m happy to report that I’ve used this twice and that hasn’t been the case!  I used one pump on my ends prior to styling my hair with my curling iron, and used it all over (except at and near my roots)  on freshly washed, wet hair.  I definitely noticed more results when using it as a leave-in treatment after washing.  My hair was so silky, soft and shiny that I could barely believe that it was actually my hair.  It also smells really nice too – kind of like a light floral scent (and I am normally not a fan of floral scents).

Would I pay $70 for the full size of this?  Even though I’m impressed so far, that’s A LOT for a hair oil.  Because its something I would use sparingly (just 2 pumps a couple of times of week), I do feel it would last a long time but I’m going to see how I feel about it once I’ve used up the bottle to determine if its worth it or not.

Medusa’s Makeup Lipgloss – Loud Mouth ($9 USD for 6mL – FULL SIZE)


Yay lipgloss!  This is one thing I’ll never get tired of receiving!  There’s a few things I was impressed with in regards to this product – first of all, it’s a full-sized so that’s pretty sweet!  Secondly, I’m LOVING the packaging on this – it’s so unique!  Lastly, this brand gets bonus points for being paraben and cruelty-free.

The only thing I was kind of disappointed in was the colour – I’d describe this as a reddish-orange shade.  Not a colour I’d pick up on my own or gravitate to normally.  Its a really warm shade and I tend to feel I look better in cooler colours.  However, I’ve applied it a few times and I *think* it actually doesn’t look too bad – it looks a little more coral than red.  In regards to the formula, it’s very silky and shiny and glossy and as a result it has about zero staying power.  Not many glosses do though so I can’t really count that against it.  My only other gripe with this would be that I found it a little patchy after I applied it, and I didn’t just apply one layer. I had to apply a few more layers to get a uniform colour.  So I’m not sure if that’s just the case with this shade or with the formula in general.  I checked out their website and they appear to have a pretty good shade selection and there’s definitely others that I would love to try, especially given that price is pretty reasonable.  I can’t seem to find a list of retailers on their website though, so I’d probably wait until exchange rates even out a bit before I’d place an order.

purdelicate Gentle Soy Milk Cleanser & Makeup Remover ($36 for 165 ml – received 30 mL)

IMG_0399I’ve never heard of this brand before either but my first impression is that this facial cleanser offered a lot of claims – non-drying, makeup removing (including mascara!), toning, soothing and safe for all skin types.  My skin is so sensitive that I’m always leery to try new face products.  However I’ve used this a handful of times now and I will say it its actually pretty good.  It really does remove all of my makeup – including mascara so that impressed me right off the bat.  There’s not many cleansers that do that for me.  It’s also not drying at all – which is usually something I experience when a cleanser can actually take off all of my makeup.  Most important – I haven’t experienced any breakouts or irritation after using this so that is a big plus for me.

Now would I actually purchase the full size?  Unfortunately I’m not convinced that it’s worth the large price tag.  I feel I get identical results using my Cera Ve Foaming Facial Cleanser which is less than half the cost of this and I can pick it up at my local drugstore.  I’m going to add this to my travel products stash as it’ll work well for that.

Ciate London Nail Lacquer – Brocade Parade ($15 CAD for 13.5 mL FULL SIZE)


I’ve seen Ciate before at Sephora but have never tried any of their products.  Very rarely will I buy high-end nail products because it’s not just something I see the benefit in investing in.  So I was kind of excited to see this in here as it’s not something I would normally purchase.  But I was also a slightly disappointed because it’s a glitter polish.  And glitter polishes are not my favourite.  They’re fun to do once and while but I rarely use them because they’re typically a pain in the @ss to remove, they can be difficult to apply and I just prefer a more basic nail.


According to the Ciate website, there’s purple in this, along with black and white?  I definitely see the black and while, but instead of purple I see blue/silver.  Regardless, it is a beautiful glitter and I can see this looking really nice overtop of a dark polish – such as black, dark blue or deep purple.


Yves Rocher Grand Rouge Lipstick – 24. Violine Lumineux ($19 for 3.7 mL)

I feel like I may have seen Yves Rocher products before but I cannot remember where.  Regardless I’ve never tried anything they make and when I saw the beautiful packaging on this lipstick I was excited to rip it open and see what shade I was given.  And here it is…


I think this shade is called Violine Limineux but its hard to read the sticker on the bottom and I cannot find it online.  It’s a deep plum/berry shade and the formula is really smooth and creamy.  It’s definitely darker that any lip product I currently own and again, it’s not one I would normally pick for myself.  However, I’m trying to push myself outside of my natural-looking pink lip colours and this will definitely achieve that!

Tressemme Expert Selection Perfectly (un) Done Wave Creation Sea Foam


For whatever reason, this product was not included on the info card so I’m not sure how much this sells for.  When I saw it in here I was kinda meh about it because even though so many rave about Tressemme products, I’ve never found them all that great.  The instructions on the back made me laugh because it instructs those with naturally straight hair to apply this in sections and  and then use a curling iron to obtain waves.  Um ok.  I can use a curling iron and get waves without this product, so what do I need this for then?  Ultimately, if you have straight hair, you can’t count on using this product alone to obtain waves.

I’ve only used this once so far and I was less than impressed.  I applied a few pumps to dry hair prior to using my curling iron.  I didn’t notice any difference in my hair after using this – my waves had actually fallen out by the time I arrived at work this morning.  This is a very thin, watery mouse and I find that hair products with that type of texture never work on my fine hair. Despite that, I’m going to give this a try with wet hair and see how it performs using it that way.

So the verdict on my very first Luxe Box is that I’m pretty impressed! I think I received a pretty good selection of products that are of a high quality and a good size!  I’ve decided to stay subscribed and I’m looking forward to receiving my next box in a few months.

Have you tried Luxe Box?  What did you think?  Let me know in the comments section below! 🙂

As always, thanks for reading!

July Loves & Letdowns

Hey everyone!

Well here I am again, behind on posts!  For the last couple of weeks I’ve been trying to put together a travel diary for my trip to Vegas last month.  It’s been a bit of a struggle, mostly because I didn’t take many (aka any) pictures on our trip and I feel like a good post needs lots of pictures to tell a good story….I also didn’t take notes so I’ve been wracking my brain trying to remember some of the details – it just hasn’t been going well.  On top of that I’ve been struggling to manage my time lately – it just doesn’t feel like there is enough hours in the day!   So for the time being I’ve decided to focus on other posts and work on that one on the side and depending on how that goes, I may or may not decide to end posting it if I feel its worth reading.

Anyway it’s time again for my monthly loves and letdowns! These are mostly beauty-related but I do have one non-beauty related item at the end to share with you as well.




CoverGirl The Super Sizer Mascara – $6.99 CAD

I decided to give this mascara a try after hearing great reviews online about it.  It’s not normally a mascara I would try based on the brush alone.  As I’ve said many times before, I typically like the traditional bristly-type brushes and this one is definitely not that.  It’s a plastic brush with tiny little comb-like bristles on the wand.  When I opened this up I was very skeptical that this could do anything at all to my lashes.  I was soon eating my words after giving it a try – it’s fantastic!  This separates my lashes, adds volume and length, is very pigmented, and holds curl.  I experience very little to no flaking with this which for me is huge – I suffer from seasonal allergies so I’m constantly rubbing my eyes.  I will get the occasional clump when applying but all I do is run the wand through it a few times and it combs them out.

Something to note: there is a bit of a technique to applying this – you need to twirl the wand through your lashes as you apply it. If you just comb the brush through like you normally would with any other mascara you’re going to get clumpy, stuck-together lashes.  As a result, I wouldn’t say this is a good mascara for a beginner but seasoned mascara users shouldn’t have an issue picking up the technique (if I can do it, anyone can!).  In my opinion the results are worth the bit of extra effort!

Foaming-Facial-Cleanser-12oz_strait-heroCera Ve Foaming Facial Cleanser – $14.97 CAD

I’ve been using this cleanser for about 3 weeks now and I am in LOVE!  I bought this as part of a 3 piece Cera Ve set @ London Drugs that included their eye cream and PM Facial Moisturizer.  Its been a struggle for me to find a cleanser that is effective in removing my makeup at the end of the day that doesn’t dry out my skin or leave it with that tight feeling afterwards. After trying a few cleansers and having just ok results, I resided myself with the fact that I was going to have to use eye makeup remover prior to washing my face basically forever.  And then this came into my life!

I use one full pump to wash my face and it typically removes all of my makeup in one shot!  If I’m wearing heavier eye makeup I make sure to use an additional half pump specifically on my eye area and that seems to do the trick.  Very rarely have I had to resort to going over my eyes with my eye makeup remover afterwards.

It also leaves my skin feeling great afterwards!  Not dry, sticky, greasy but just soft and clean. It’ll be interesting to see if that changes once the winter months are upon us but for the time being it works great.  It has zero scent so that’s great for my very sensitive skin!  This is at the top of my list of cleansers right now!

Facial_Moisturizing_Lotion_PM_smCera Ve PM Facial Moisturizing Lotion – $14.99 CAD

As mentioned above, this came in a pack with the cleanser and eye cream. I’ve been using the cleanser in combination with this moisturizer and I feel like my skin has greatly improved!  My fair skin is quite prone to redness and I feel like this has really helped even my skin tone. I also feel like it moisturizes it just the right amount – if I use a moisturizer that’s too thick, I usually wake up in the morning with a greasy face because my skin just can’t absorb it.  If it’s not thick enough, I end up with dry patches.  When I wake up the morning after using this, my skin just feels soft, hydrated and moisturized.  I notice a little less oil on my t-zone throughout the day as well which is a first for me!

This is also great for sensitive skin because it has zero scent.  No breakouts as a result of using this either, which for me is a huge bonus because my skin can react very badly to certain ingredients.  I’m considering giving the AM version of this a try!

26397-0Bare Escentuals/Bare Vitamins Skin-Rever Upper – $26.00 CAD

This is a product I’ve come back to after straying away from over the last few years.  I was searching for a new daytime moisturizer that was light and fast-absorbing and I remembered how much I used to like this.  I picked up a bottle back in June and I’ve been using it every morning since.  This is a super light moisturizer that includes salicylic and glycollic acids.  I find that salicylic acid isn’t always effective on my skin (for instance in acne treatment products) but I’ve been in love with glycollic acid ever since I started using Peter Thomas Roth’s Glycollic Acid Moisturizer years ago (see review here).  The two mixed together however produce really great results on my skin!  I don’t think there’s a large amount of either of these in here (if I’m comparing it to the PTR version anyway) but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. I don’t want something super harsh in the morning anyway!

What is important to me in my daily moisturizer is something that is light and fast-absorbing yet still gives me a good base to apply my primer and foundation.  I don’t have time to wait for 20 minutes for something to absorb.  This soaks in quickly but still leaves my skin feeling moisturized.  I think this is actually marketed as a primer but I don’t see it working in that capacity for me, there’s nothing in here that would really make my makeup “stick”.

This has a very thin, watery consistency so if you like thicker moisturizers you’ll probably want to stay away from this.  I use a pump and a half on my entire face every day and that is plenty for me.  While this is a little expensive it will last me a while given how little I need to use.  Overall I’m really glad that I’ve re-discovered this!

Vaseline7gTub_ORG_3D_WF_1_tcm2856-896360 (1)Vaseline Lip Therapy (Original) – $2.49 CAD

As I’ve mentioned numerous times before, I have very sensitive skin.  And my lips aren’t exempt from that.  If I use a matte lipstick for a few hours my lips dry out.  It doesn’t even have to be a matte lipstick, if it’s not super moisturizing they typically react badly.  They peel, flake – you name it.  So lip balm is my best friend – I’m constantly applying it.

I bought this little guy a while ago and I threw it in my bathroom cabinet and forgot about it.  When I was cleaning out my drawers a few months ago I came across it and thought I might as well use it.  I put it on my nightstand and started using it religiously every night before I went to bed.  And I’ve really noticed a difference!  My lips definitely feel softer and smoother and peel and flake less often. I’ve also noticed that they can seem to handle drier lip products for longer periods of time now.  The only thing I’m not crazy about is the fact that the packaging is a little unhygienic – you have to dip your finger in to apply it.

I was curious what – if anything- was different in this compared to regular old Vaseline.  I was hoping that there was something different in it because even though I only paid a couple bucks for this, you can get a huge tub of Vaseline for a few dollars more!  So…….upon investigating, it appears this is just plain old Vaseline in a smaller container.  Lol!  I feel like this belongs in my letdowns for false advertising…but I like the product so….I guess it can stay here.  Next time I’ll perhaps try the cocoa butter version so I can feel better about paying $3 for the tiniest tub of Vaseline ever.


So I decided to add a new category in here called Likes.  Love is a strong word and sometimes I don’t love something but it’s not exactly a letdown either.  But I still like it!  Hence the new category…

almay-clear-complexion-concealerAlmay Clear Complexion Concealer – $11.99

So you should know by now that I have sensitive skin.  I think I’ve mentioned it twice just in this post.  When I needed a new concealer I did a bit of research beforehand because I didn’t want to pick up something to cover breakouts that was going to make them worse.  I read a lot of good things about this concealer so I picked it up and have been using it for about a month and a half.  And I think it’s a pretty good solid concealer for blemishes!  It covers well and it contains salicylic acid so while its covering my breakouts it’s also supposed to be working to heal them.  Or at least that’s what it claims, I don’t rely on this solely to help heal a breakout because it’s just not strong enough.

I don’t have a ton of breakouts but I definitely don’t find it makes them worse which is a relief.  I do find that the salicylic acid gives this more of a dry texture and can highlight any dry patches so I make sure to moisturize any dry areas really well prior to applying.  Also I don’t use this on any other areas aside from breakouts – especially not under your eyes!  The salicylic acid would likely irritate that sensitive skin and causes dryness.

So overall, I like this and I may repurchase it but I think I’d like to try some other concealers first to compare.  If you have sensitive, acne prone skin, this could be a good option for you!

p398805-av-01-hero300Becca x Jaclyn Hill Shimmering Skin Perfector (Champagne Pop) – $46.00 CAD

So initially I had no intention of buying this.  While it looked like a beautiful product the price just seemed ridiculous to me.  And I didn’t own any highlighters and I wasn’t sure that purchasing one this expensive to start out with was a great idea.

Then I was in Sephora and they had this on display and it was in stock.  I had been hearing about how difficult it was for others to find and those that did have it were just RAVING about it.  So I did a quick swatch and I was impressed – it had such a silky and buttery texture and it just glided on to my skin.  I decided to treat myself and snatched it up.

The first few days using this I was still very impressed with it.  I loved how pigmented it is which means I need very little of it to give myself that glow-from-within-look. Being on the paler side I was a little worried that I was going to look like a super shiny peach but the shade of this is spot on.  I now understand the hype.

However now that I’ve had it for a couple of weeks I still think it’s great but I kind of think that this may be slightly overhyped.  Probably not a popular opinion but it’s my honest opinion!  I was in Sephora this weekend and I was checking out some of the other highlighters they carry and I found a few that seemed somewhat similar for less. Plus, I’m finding it doesn’t have the greatest staying power (at least on my skin).  That said, I do have trouble keeping most products on my face but when something is this expensive I just have higher expectations of it and I feel that’s a fair expectation!  So I will enjoy using this while I have it but I can’t see myself forking over this amount of money for this again (not that I could given that its limited edition).


26397-0Becca Ever-Matte Poreless Priming Perfector – $18.00 (0.4 oz)

I picked this up a month or so ago and I’m so glad I decided to try out the smaller size of it before committing to the larger, much-more-expensive full size!  I’m always looking for a product that will matify my t-zone and one of the You-Tubers that I’m subscribed to (can’t remember which one) recommended this in one of her videos.

There’s a few reasons why this was a let down.  First off – it doesn’t mattify.  I put this on underneath my foundation and my mid-day my t-zone is just as oily as it is when I use nothing.  Secondly, this is super difficult to apply.  The instructions state to rub a small amount between your fingers and then apply it but it dries really quickly so you have to work at lightning speed.  Lastly – it leaves a white residue behind after application.   No matter how much I blend it in, it leaves a white powdery finish behind that WILL NOT blend away, no matter what I tried.  It stuck around even after applying my foundation and I couldn’t get my foundation to blend over top of it.  So frustrating!

Huge fail for me – do not recommend this and most definitely will not repurchase!  I’ll be using this as an eye primer to finish it up.

L5747050NYX Extra Creamy Round Lipstick (Paris) – $6.99 CAD

I received this lipstick free with a $20 purchase of NYX products at London Drugs a few months ago.  I loved the colour of this – it’s a cool-toned mauve shade and its very pigmented. I was intrigued by its creamy consistency but unfortunately that’s where the problem lies – this is just way too creamy.  I found that it tends to move around on my lips after applying so it ends up around my lips and on my teeth, etc.  It also has zero staying power, which I’m usually not a stickler on, but I expect a bit more from a lipstick when compared to a lip gloss or balm, and this just doesn’t deliver.  It transfers on to everything!  Lastly, because it’s so creamy and moisturizing, the product itself is just so soft it smears all over the inside of the cap and mine actually broke in half!  I didn’t even have it outside or in my purse or anything – it was just sitting on my makeup vanity.  So unfortunately although I am normally a fan of NYX products, I can’t recommend this one! 😦

L8358327EOS Lip Balm – Coconut Milk – $3.99

I have a slight addiction to lip balms and I’m always open to trying new ones.  A year or so ago I had purchased the Sweet Mint EOS lip balm and I was pretty disappointed with it – I found it waxy and not at all moisturizing – in fact I found it actually dried out my lips!  Because I wasn’t a fan of it after using it a few times I kept it at work and used it every once and while.  Then I was reading online somewhere about how their newer versions were a vast improvement – in particular the coconut milk flavor, so I picked it up and thought I’d give it another try.

My first impression of this was that I really quite liked it.  The smell was awesome  (sweet and light and not overpowering) – I’m a fan of anything coconut related so that was easy to win me over with.  This formula on this is also much better – it’s moisturizing, smooth and creamy.  So I was happily using this everyday for the last few weeks and then I noticed that I was experiencing breakouts around the corners of my mouth.  I couldn’t figure out what was causing it and then it dawned on me that this might be the culprit.  So I stopped using it and viola – the breakouts went away and stopped making an appearance.  Grrrr!

So that’s how sensitive my skin is – a lip balm can make me break out!  But I think the problem lies with two things – first this contains coconut oil.  I know some people slather their skin in it to cleanse and moisturize but you won’t ever catch me doing that!  I’ve read so many things about coconut oil being highly comedogenic and because my skin is so sensitive it just wouldn’t be worth the risk.  Secondly, the packaging on EOS lip balms means that you can’t get a precise application so I was often getting the product around my mouth instead of just on it.  Normally not a big deal but when the product contains coconut oil, those are the results. 😦

So it goes without saying that I won’t be repurchasing this!

True Detective – Season 2

So earlier this year I blogged about how much I enjoyed Season 1 of this series and how I couldn’t wait to watch Season 2   This season’s cast included some big names that I was really excited for such as Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch – who I love – and Vince Vaughn and Colin Farrell.  So going in, my expectations were pretty high.

If you’ve never heard of or watched True Detective it’s a crime drama with  a unique concept in that each season has a completely different storyline and cast than the previous.  Which I really like because you get complete closure on the previous season and start fresh with something completely different, unrelated to the previous set of episodes.  It feels like a brand new show each season.

So the final episode of Season 2 aired last week and I have to say – the entire season was such a disappointment! I found this season so difficult to follow – the plot was confusing, I couldn’t get invested in the characters and there were only 1 or 2 episodes that left me wanting more, one of which was the finale.  The episodes were dreary and depressing as well.  Not that Season 1 was heart warming or anything but there was always something going on in each episode that kept me engaged and excited to find out what was going to happen next.

So big thumbs down for this one.  It’ll be interesting to see who they cast in Season 3 but regardless, they better do a better job of it because I won’t continue watching if it proves to be another dud.

And that’s it for this month.  Have you tried any of these products?  Watched True Detective? If so let me know in the comments below – would love to hear your thoughts on them!

As always, thanks for reading!


Review: Sephora Total Purify & Cleanse Gel



I picked this up a few weeks back at the Sephora VIB Rouge sale.  I was looking for a new cleanser and in the past, I have been pretty pleased with other products I’ve tried in the Sephora skin care line (cosmetic line – not so much). There were no reviews online for it so it was a bit of a risk ordering it but the price was reasonable ($15 CAD) so I thought I’d give it a try.

Here’s what it says it does: “Total Purify & Cleanse Gel thoroughly cleanses and removes makeup—even long-wearing makeup—without drying the skin. Its ultra-purifying action eliminates impurities and excess sebum, refining the skin’s texture and tightening pores. Skin is left clear, refreshed, and more radiant.”

I’ve been using this for a few weeks now and overall I really like it.  It definitely removes all of my face makeup and leaves my skin feeling clean, soft and refreshed.  I don’t use it to take off my eye make-up because I prefer using makeup remover (I use Sephora Cleansing Water – see review here).

I’ve said this many times but my skin is pretty sensitive and it can react badly to harsh products.  Breakouts, dryness, redness – you name it I’ve experienced it.  I found this really gentle and so far, I haven’t seen any breakouts as a result of using it.  I also love that it doesn’t give my face that tight, dry feeling afterwards.

This is a gel cleanser which I don’t think I’ve used before and I kind of like the feeling on my skin at the end of a long day, its cooling and soothing. It does lather up pretty nicely which always makes me feel like my skin is getting a good clean.  I’ve been using it with my Boscia Konjal Sponge, as well as with my Sephora Cleansing Pad and it works well with both, although I get more lather with the Cleansing Pad.

I can’t say I see any dramatic difference in my pores or felt that my skin looked more radiant so I wouldn’t buy this for those purposes. Overall it just seems like a good all-around face wash so if that’s what you’re looking for, I’d recommend it.

Where to buy it: Sephora Online or in-store

Cost: $15.00 CAD

Have a beautiful day!