I was recently contacted by a company called We Make Beauty, a beauty website that sells top name brands such as Philosophy, Sexy Hair, Lancome, Dior, Clarins, Marc Jacobs, Shiseido & Matrix but at a discounted price. I was intrigued because I immediately noticed the website carried items that I already use and have repurchased, but they were cheaper than what I normally pay for them. Who doesn't like to save money?
They offered to send me a product from their site & I immediately searched their Philosophy selection. Philosophy is one of my favorite brands! I went with a product from the Total Matteness line, I've been wanting to try some out for a while now thanks to Casey Holmes.
Why I picked this product:
I have some pretty oily skin + large pores. I'm always on the hunt for anything that claims to help. I'd heard great things about this line from YouTube beauty guru Casey Holmes.
Product claims to:
Minimize pores and help to mattify your skin. It can be used as a cleanser OR a mask, which I thought was pretty cool.
My overall thoughts:
I tried this product out for a couple weeks, as both a cleanser and a mask. I could see a difference, I was less oily for sure. I don't like using this as a daily cleanser though, I only like it as a mask. I have oily skin, but using it daily dried my face out a little too much. My skin felt dry, itchy and tight after I'd used it daily for a week. The following week I used it twice as a mask, this was much better. I did not really notice any lasting difference in my pore size.
Would I purchase this product:
Yes I would, but I think it's best for the hotter months when oil is even more of an issue. I will definitely continue to use this as a mask 1-2 times a week and will stash some for the summer to use a little more often!
Below pictures: product immediately applied, mixed with a little water as a cleanser & dried as a mask.
I would definitely check out the We Make Beauty website and see if there are any products on there you already purchase or you've been wanting to try. They have a lot of perfumes too, which I think make wonderful Christmas gifts! I'm hoping that their selection grows even more, I'm all about a good bargain.
Also, until 11/27/14 they have a code for 18% off storewide! Use code THANKSGIVING18 at checkout. They'll also be having a 2 day black Friday sale 11/27 & 11/28.
Below are a few products I currently love & use and a few I've added to my wishlist.
MAC Blush in Springsheen (A Jaclyn Hill fave)
Do you use any of these products I mentioned?
*We Make Beauty sent me a product of my choice free of charge in exchange for a review of their website. As always, all thoughts and opinions are honest and my own.
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