Dose of Rose, Berry Healthy, Red-storative Effects
As promised, I went back to CVS and bought 3 more of the new Physicians Formula liquid lipsticks in the colors Dose of Rose, Berry Healthy and Red-storative Effects ($8.19 each).
Although it’s listed on Physicians Formula’s website, I wasn’t able to locate Vitamin Beet (the other color I was interested in) in stores. There wasn’t even a slot for it in the special counter display, so maybe it’s an online exclusive or it’ll become available when the stores reset the Physicians Formula floor display?
I have very dry, flake-prone skin so using a scrub once in awhile is something that I try to incorporate into my routine. I don’t use a manual scrub as much as I used to — these days I use chemical exfoliants, like Paula’s Choice AHA 8% (Glycolic Acid) Gel — but it’s something I like to have on hand. When it comes to manual scrubs, I like a really dense scrub with superfine scrubbing particles. Some of my favorite exfoliating scrubs are the Olay Regenerist Microdermabrasion scrub and the Dr. Brandt Microdermabrasion in a Jar which are extremely similar, so if you like one chances are excellent you’ll enjoy the other (just a tip).
I’d just run out of my last Olay scrub and I’m not certain if they even make it anymore because it always takes me ages to work through a jar, so when I spotted the Blueberry & Acai Facial Scrub ($5.99) at Trader Joe’s a couple of months ago I decided to give it try. I’ve been using it consistently twice a week since then.
Prepare yourself for a backlog of blog posts. I may not have been blogging for all of these months but that doesn’t mean I wasn’t documenting my various purchases — makeup, skincare, foods, etc.
Over the summer, basically BBQ season, I was hearing a lot about vegan burgers, the Beyond Burger in particular, and I was intrigued. There’s another vegan burger called the Impossible Burger which actually “bleeds” that I’m even more interested in trying but apparently you can only get that one in restaurants. However, Beyond Burger is something you can get it at your local supermarket. A package of two 1-lb patties costs $5.99 at Whole Foods which is where I got mine.
Nothing too exciting. I only got the Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer in SX05 and the bareMinerals Invisible Bronze bronzer in Fair to Light, and both are products I’ve bought and reviewed on the blog before.
I actually purchased these way back in Novemeber during my self-imposed blog hiatus but I have to share it because the majority of the items I bought are awesome.