Review: Ka-Brow by Benefit

Hello cupcakes. This past Sunday I was invited by Sephora to a VIB Rogue event where I got to preview some items that are not yet on the market. It was nice to see the products, and have the store mostly to ourselves since it was a closed event. While there I asked about a few products and ask for suggestions for eyebrow products. The overly gal recommended Ka-Brow, and eyebrow color gel (cream?) by Benefit. 

 I currently use powder for my brows, and explained to her the issues I had with wiping it away at times, and how I felt it got darker at times. She assured me with this product I wouldn’t have those problems. Once the gel sets it’s on. I was intrigued as she proceeded to show us how to use it. 

It comes in this little silver container, along with a booklet with instructions and tips. At first I thought this won’t do, I’ll probably go through that so fast. You twist the piece and the bottom comes off to reveal a small pot of gel, the top then comes apart and there’s a brush there.


My brows are dark so we went with the shade in the number 6, my friend’s brows are lighter and she was able to find a natural looking match for her too. So you use the gel by dipping the brush into the gel and applying it onto your brows. I warn you though all you need is a dab, a little goes a long way. 


You can fill in your brows for a natural look, and build up from there for a more sculpted look. However you like your brows to be this product can get you there. The staying power is amazing. You have about 2-3 minutes to work with the gel before it sets, allowing you to build it up or dab some away if need be. I’ve used it a few times now and my brows look just as good at the end of the day as they did in the morning. I live in Jersey and it’s been hot and humid these past few days, but that has not made this gel budge. At night it was easy to take off with the makeup remover I use.  


With just a teeny dab I was able to draw out these 3 lines on my hand. All the worries I had of using this product up quickly have been laid to rest. I am positive that this little pot is going to go a long way. 


I’m more than happy to have picked this up. It’s so easy to use and versatile. Whether I’m going for a natural look or a more dramatic one, I can achieve it with this. The sales girl did inform me that Ka-Brow isn’t scheduled to be released until late June, early July. Once it goes on the market you should stop by Sephora, or a Benefit counter and try it out for yourself. Now that summer is upon us the last thing we need to worry about is our brows getting jacked up, Ka-Brow will make sure they don’t. 

What new products are you looking forward to try? What are your fave beauty products? I’m always looking for suggestions and new things to try.


XOXO,

Desiree

Review: L’Occitane Shea Butter Lotion

Hello cupcakes. As most of you know winter is upon us and man is Jack Frost doing the most right now. The temps are frigid and the snow is falling. Which means are skin is suffering. If there’s one thing I can’t stand is dry, ashy hands. I think we can all agree that that’s just a no no. Today I’m doing a review on a lotion I’ve been using for the past two months.

Back in November I came across a L’Occitane store and had to go in. I had seen their products before and had been meaning to try them so I figured why not now. I ended up picking up their dry skin Shea butter lotion, in travel size. It’s a 1 ounce tube, which has 20% Shea butter in it. You can find it online on the L’Occitane site or on Sephora for about $12.

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So as I said I’ve been using this lotion for about two months and I love it. It’s so creamy but not extra greasy. So once you rub it it in it soaks into your skin but doesn’t leave your hands feeling greasy, which I hate.

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It’s odorless which is a plus for those of us with sensitive noses. I can honestly say it’s one of the better lotions I’ve tried. My only gripe is the price. For $12 I wish I had a bit more than a ounce. However two months later and I have about half the tube still left because you don’t need to use much.

Overall I give it a 9 out of 10. I’m so pleased that I plan on trying out more of their products so be on the lookout for those reviews.

What is your favorite lotions? Any products that are your go to for winter? Let me know so I can check them out.

Till next time loves.

Xoxo
Desiree