Showing posts with label All My Purple Life swatches review. Show all posts
Showing posts with label All My Purple Life swatches review. Show all posts

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Hydroxatone AM/PM Anti-Wrinkle Complex, Declatone Neck & Decollete' Complex And A Giveaway TO WIN THEM!

Oh, yes, we have a giveaway of two wonderful Hydroxatone items, their AM/PM Anti-Wrinkle Complex with SPF 15, and the Declatone Neck & Decollete' Complex. While you wait for Rafflecopter to load, I'm going to tell you about these items. I've been using them for awhile and have been delighted with the results, as well as the products themselves. It feels like a treat to use them. I'm thankful to the Hydroxatone company for the opportunity to try these items and for sponsoring a giveaway so that one lucky reader will get to try them as well.
I have to show you the jars these creams come in.  They're so cute!!!  Somehow, they remind me of the Jetsons...maybe because they're the shape of the skirts the women wore, or maybe because of the hovercrafts, I don't know, but I get a kick out of the jars every time I look at them.

The AM/PM Anti-Wrinkle Complex is full of all kinds of good for your face.  First, I want to point out that it has SPF 15 in it.  For me, that's a godsend, because I never remember to put on an SPF before I do makeup.  I depend on skincare and foundation to do that for me, so I was really thankful this cream has it in it.  I'd love for you to visit the Hydroxatone website to read more about this, and have provided that link for you to do so.

From the website, I'm going to list the awesome aspects of this cream:

  • Erases the appearance of fine lines/crow's feet around the eyes

  • Reduces the appearance of even deep wrinkles in the forehead area

  • Reduces discoloration and uneven skin tone

  • Hydrates skin across all age groups

  • Improves skin tone and radiance

  • Reduces the appearance of hyperpigmentation and increases
    skin hydration by over 20%

  • Increases skin hydration

  • Includes SPF to protect skin against UVA/UVB rays

  • Dermatologist tested

  • Safe and paraben-free


    The Cream contains:
     Matrixyl 3000, which helps your skin to promote natural healthy levels of Collegen, Hyaluronic Acid and  Fibronectin, all necessary for youthful skin.
    Argireline, an anti-aging peptide.
    Hyaluronic Acid, you will find this in all the best creams on the market.  It's ability to retain moisture to the skin is unsurpassed in other natural substances, creating that more youthful, softer and smoother look, resulting in decreased appearance of facial wrinkles.
    SPF 3 which is an SPF 15 that fights UVA/UVB harmful rays.
    A one ounce jar of this cream retails for $79.95.  It has a very delightful light fresh scent that I really enjoy.  It's not overly fragranced like some creams can just smells fresh.  It is a light yellow color and melds seamlessly into the skin.


    As much as I like the AM/PM Anti-Wrinkle Complex, I think the Declatone Neck & De'colette' Complex was my favorite.  It has the same light delightly fresh scent.  It has done a great job of working on my neck, which has taken a beating over the winter.  My skin on my chest had gotten dry and was kind of bumpy feeling, almost rashy, with a red tone to it.  It's now all smooth and wrinkle-free, I'm delighted to report, and no longer red. 
    Additionally, I had a condition this winter called Corotidnya, which means that the nerve bundle around the corotid artery swells.  It's really painful and I noticed it looked terrible in pictures.  Much of the swelling is gone but I can see it in my photos, so it's been a real thorn in my side.  The Neck & De'colette' Complex really had work to do to keep my neck from looking hideous during this episode.  If it can help me, it can help anyone!

    Please visit the Hydroxatone website at the link above to read about this cream.  I'm going to provide the interesting ingredients and what they do directly from the website.  The items of interest in this cream are:

    Gatuline Intense Complex - Potent skin-firming ingredients support younger looking skin.

    Matrixyl3000 - Clinically supported ingredient known to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles up to 45%.

    Argirelin (Acetyl Hexapeptide-8) - Advanced-peptide complex to effectively fight the visible sins of aging.

    Hyaluronic Acid - Enhances skin's natural moisture levels.

    Skin Brightening Complex - Improves the look of skin radiance, discoloration and hyperpigmentation.

    A one ounce size of this cream retails for $79.95, and it looks like this:

    Wait for the Rafflecopter widget to load so you can enter to win this retail value of $179.90!!  These creams are both wonderful and I'd like to again thank Hydroxatone for providing me both of them, free of charge, for sampling and offering the opportunity to run this giveaway to pass them onto one lucky reader.  The giveaway is open to US applicants only; my apologies to my international friends.  The products will ship directly from Hydroxatone.

    Sunday, July 3, 2011

    Wet N Wild Cool As A Cucumber Eyeshadow Trio Plus Mac Blogger's Obsession Lipglass All My Purple Life Swatches and Review

    That was pretty much the longest title in the history of blogging but today I want to emphasize two awesome products from two different companies that I combined for a look that was fun and both products are going to get a lot of use in my makeup arsenal.

    First up is the Wet N Wild eyeshadow trio entitled Cool As A Cucumber. It comes with a sponge applicator and a little brush. There is a shimmery green, a shimmery plummy purple and a shimmery light mint color.

    I swatched the colors with my fingertips on my hand. It gave me a good idea of the shimmer, although lightly.

    The amount of pigment transferred to my fingertips impressed me. Wet N Wild shadows have such great pigment!!! The best in the drugstore, and for only $2.99!! Check it out!

    Next, I laid down some Nars Smudgeproof shadow base on my hand and swatched again, with a result that was more suitable for pictoral exposure.

    After all this investigation, I had to put the trio on the eyes, right? I have several different photos in different lighting as I'm trying to find the best way to photograph in full on sun and in my vacation locale. It's quite a challenge to me.

    My Look of The Day was finished off with LORAC 3D mascara, Dior Aurora Bronzer and a new lipglass by Mac as part of the Blogger's Obsession Collection. Mac Cosmetics took the cosmetic and blogging worlds by storm when they brought together nine beauty bloggers, asking to each take their individual vision and use it to create one product, either an eyeshadow or a lipglass.

    The lipglass I've featured in this look today was created by blogger Patrice Yursik known in the blogosphere as Afrobella. Check out her blog for her vision, but continue on to see what that vision became. Mac describes this gloss as a deep purple grape color with light sparkle. Oh, but it is so much more!

    In the tube, it seems to be a non-assuming deep purple, but it's interest and individuality explodes once set free.

    It is deep violet toned. My favorite!!! I am loving purples for the lips lately and anything that is a red toned purple comes home to mama. Some sparkle just ensures it won't be far from my hot little hands.

    You HAVE to know this about this looks great when first applied. It looks JUST as great after several hours which include eating and drinking. This is one of the best lipglasses I've ever used. As it wears, it wears to a shiny plum stain. It still looks like you're wearing gloss. It's amazing! I don't know how they did it, but honestly, this is the best wearing gloss I've used. EVER!

    I've got to show you the evidence...after drinking a coke on the way to eat, a coke, water and tea at the restaurant and eating...this is how it looked in the restaurant with no touchup. See what you notice besides the awkward restaurant lighting. PF Chang's by the way. Yum!

    Seriously!!!! How can that be? I have no liner or lipstick layered beneath and my gloss still looked fabulous!! Outstanding!!!

    So I've showed you the after photo, now I'll show you the before with pictures of everything together in different locations with different lighting as I try to discover my photo spot while I'm here. :)

    The middle picture above was so darned flattering, I just couldn't wait to show it to you, (bleh), but it is in a different lighting, so vanity can be pushed aside to show you fabulous products. I really think Patrice made this lipglass with me in mind. Try it and see if you don't feel exactly the same!

    Currently out of stock on, it can be purchased for $14.50 in the US when it comes back online.


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