Fragrance Index :: Male Fragrance Youtube Reviewers | Part 1, Founding Fathers

I am slowly working on trying to create and index for helping people who might want more info in the FragComm. This will include a list of columnists , Bloggers, Reviewers, Niche and luxury houses as well as common sayings other things I feel might be beneficial.

To start off this project I have (and I believe) compiled ALL the fragrance reviewers on YouTube (myself being one of them)!!! This will have a list of all of the channels that do primarily fragrance content, as well as a brief little blurb about their channel, and how long they have been doing it. If they still post and the like.

Since there are a lot more male fragrance reviewers then female I decided to start off this list with the guys who have been doing this for 3 years or longer! The next one will be on the new guys! Now these guys don’t just review masculine fragrances, they have a terrific range of just about everything!

IF I HAVE MISSED ANYONE! Comment with their channel and I will check it out and if it fits I will add it to this list! These are just single channel and collab channels with have their own index!

This list is long but well worth checking out!

The Reviewers

 

  • CoachRob619- It’s hard to imagine that he has been creating videos for over 5 years, but Coach Rob is one of the most well rounded and respected fragrance reviewers on the platform. With almost 13k subs his star has no chance of slowing and looking at his content its easy to see why. He has an amazing variation of content paired that covers just about anything you would want to know about!
  • Ouch110 Fragrance Reviews- Here is another person that has content I could easily binge watch for days! Beautiful variety of reviews, hauls, and recommendations. All in a nice variety of Niche, luxury, designer, indie, affordable and more! His fantastic reviews, fun and quirky personality and nice variation of men’s, unisex and feminine fragrance videos have cemented him as one of the most beloved reviewers on the platform.
  • Jeremy Fragrance- If Katie Puckrick is the forever reigning Queen of the YT fragcomm, Jeremy is most definitely the King! Having started his channel over 3 years ago he has a staggering 179,000 subscribers. He is easily the most popular fragrance reviewer, and at this point almost a household name within the Fragcomm. He has an exuberant and enthusiastic style, and a wealth of knowledge and experience. Partnered with a great nose, and good looks. Its easy to see why so many people flock to his channel and value his input and opinions! Love him or hate him, he isn’t going anywhere!
  • MrZayas81- Rene has been creating videos for just over 4 years and has a wealth of knowledge and experience. With over 6k subs he is one of the most popular fragrance reviewers on YT as well. A great mix of reviews (especially on luxury, high end and niche), unboxings and recommendations you can find just about anything you would want on his channel!
  • Redolessence– Steven aka Redolessence on YT is definitely one of the most successful, respected, and well known of the fragrance reviewers. Having created content for over 5 years he has amassed over 42,000 subscribers and he gets more and more each day. He has a fantastic approach that is a mixture of entertainment and informative, as well as content that spans across many interests- Designer, niche men’s, women’s, and more. You can find just about anything on his channel, as well as constantly having collabs (especially with BFL), and very consistent uploads as well.
  • Brooklyn Fragrance Lover- Carlos/BFL has such a passion for fragrance, and great content you can’t help but binge watch all of his videos. His knowledge, experience and love for all things frag definitely makes him a standout in the YT fragcomm. His first fragrance videos came out over 3 years ago and its easy to see why he is so popular. There is a tremendous variation with is content, as well as having a rotating amount of  smart/witty guests on his channel that add to the videos they are apart of. Reviews, interviews, collabs and more there is something for everyone! With over 14k subscribers he is definitely one of the most popular, and it isn’t just because of his catchy jingle!
  • Fragrance Bros- One of the channels that has been around the longest, the Fragrance Bros have been creating content for over 6 years! Originally Dave and Jer they started out with fun, entertaining and original content. Now it is just Dave but that doesn’t mean the channel is slowing down. With the basic series, unboxings, reviews and more it’s easy to see why Fragrance Bros has been around for such a long time and still has fantastic and relative content. With over 20,000 subscribers and counting, its going to be fun to see where Dave takes the channel in the next 6 years!
  • Dracdoc- Another channel that has been around for over 6 years Dracdoc is another one of those household names in the YT fragcomm. He has  plethora of content that ranges from thoughtful and informative reviews, to awesome recommendation videos and more! his channel has an impressive 33,000 subs and counting. Mostly thanks to his valuable content, reliable uploads and genuine passion and knowledge for fragrances.
  • Scentrifugal Force- Eric is arguably the reigning king of Montale and Mancera fragrance reviews. His collection is legendary, not to mention his content is entertaining and educating. He has a great range of reviews of niche fragrances (Montale, Mancera, Boadicea the Victorious, Amouage and more) But also reviews on luxury and designers as well. If you want a good, fun review of some holy grail frags definitely check him out. He has been creating for over 6 years and I always look forward to new videos!
  • RajuR reaL deeP kooL- RRDK is not only a talented musician but an aficionado of fragrance. His channel has been around for over 7 years and he started talking about fragrance just over 3 years ago, He has a great entertaining and boisterous personality tied with his great reviews on holy grail frags!
  • The Fragoholic– The Fragoholic has been apart of the TY scene for over 7 years! with over 11,000 subscribers he is one of the best channels to check out if you have a love for celebrity and designer fragrances. Having dedicated his entire channel to reviews on popular and amazing celeb frags!
  • Among the Stars– AtheS is another channel primarily dedicated to celebrity fragrances. This channel has been around for over 4 years and it another fantastic resource if you love and want more information and reviews on celebrity fragrances.
  • Max Fiorti– Max’s channel has been up for about 4 years and has over 11,000 subs! He has fantastic content that spans reviews on niche and designer fragrances, new releases and plenty of seasonal recommendations! Another very respected reviewer in the community and definitely worth checking out if you havent already!
  • Robes08- What more can be said about Robes08 that hasnt already been said. Widely considered the original/first reviewer of fragrance on YT Robes 08 has been creating videos for over 8 years! With over 27k subs he is another household name within the community. Reviews, first impressions, recommendation videos and more. You can literally find just about anything you would be looking for on his channel!
  • Maximilian Must Know- Maximilian’s channel has been around for over 4 years and has some great content. Fantastic variety (niche, designer and more) as well as scent safaris and reviews. There is something for everyone. I also love that he covers some under the radar fragrances too. Great nose, great videos, great channel!
  • FragranceFanatic1- Another fragrance reviewer that has been around from the beginning, over 6 years Fragrancefanatic1 has been creating content! Best known for Street Scents, and his Creed videos he has amassed over 19k loyal subscribers. One of the best channels out there! Informative, enthusiastic and entertaining!
  • A Gentleman’s Journey- Another well rounded and fantastic channel that has been around for over 4 years! His content has a great mixture of hypebeasts, niche, designer and crowdpleasers- with  honest and informative reviews. Always a pleasure to watch with something for everyone.
  • Fragboy Stewie- Fragboy Stewie is a beast in the community. Having created reviews and content on YT for just over 3 years he has a staggering 17,000 subscribers. His videos are entertaining, upbeat and informative. And he is well respected for his experience and integrity,
  • Bottom Note- Although Bottom Note hasn’t posted videos in over 8 months he is stil lmissed. Very popular reviews and entertaining to watch. He had started his channel over 4 years ago and a lot of people wish he would come back to the platform.
  • MyMickers- Another channel that has been around from near the beginning, MyMickers has been doing fragrance reviews for over 7 years and has over 13,000 subs! Super fun and entertaining to watch, great experience and integrity, as well as a great blend of content that he covers- its easy to see why he is so popular.
  • Lanier Smith- If you want a reviewer with class, integrity that focuses on not just the fragrances, but the passion and artistry behind them then look no further then Lanier Smith. I can’t imagine a classier, more gentlemanly person within the fragrance community, with more impeccable taste. If you love luxury, niche and all things Chanel he is a great resource and has been for over 3 years.
  • Super Dacob- Super Dacob isnt just a fragrance channel, but more a luxury lifestyle channel that manifests itself into high artistry, glamour and history. Dacob is like an encylopedia when it comes to all things Chanel, and his love and passion for that house and its fragrances have made him iconic among the scene. His channel has been around for over 3 years and he has a loyal following of over 16k subs and its steadily growing. If you love fashion, art, history and fragrance Dacob has the best channel for you!
  • Smelling Great Fragrance Reviews- His original channel was Man Loves Cologne. Sebastian has been an active member of the fragrance community for a very long time. His videos are informative, education and always a pleasure to watch. With over 8k subs his subscribers tend to agree with me. He puts out content very regularly so there is always something new to watch! Check him out he tends to review everything so I guarantee of you want a review or information on it, he has it!
  • TheBatman777- This channel has been around for a very long time, focusing on popculte movies and more but really started to focus on fragrances and reviews around 3 years ago, They haven’t posted anything in 10 months, but we are always hoping they come back. great energy and great reviews, a very missed channel.
  • lilAngry- Although he bowed out from the Fragcomm about 4 years ago to further his education, I still hear people wishing and praying he would come back. Great reviewer with great charisma on camera. His reviews were always on point, he had amazing integrity and he is immensely missed.
  • JR Reviews- Another fantastic reviewer who isn’t apart of the FragComm anymore. JR Reviews started his channel over 7 years ago and hasn’t been active in about 5. He had great reviews, hauls and more and is very missed.
  • TheLupeXperience– Lupe has been around for over 5 years and had a great channel deciated to popular fragrance with reviews, discussions and more. Although he hasnt updated his channel in over a year his content is still relative and always worth checking out.
  • Betawiblood– Betawibloods channel is another incredibly well rounded and respected channel. Having been around for over 5 years he has a fanatstic library of videos that feature great reviews, unboxing videos, spotlights, recommendations/lists and more. He covers niche, designer and luxury fragrances so there will definitely be something for any taste.
  • ToonZ91– Probably on eof the reviewers that is COMPLETELY under the radar and under appreciated is the amazing ToonZ91! His channel has been around for over 5 years and his videos are always on point, informative and entertaining. He has loads of integrity, passion and his videos reflect that tenfold! Do yourself a favor and check out his channel, you wont regret it.
  • Greggieboy76- A reviewer from the UK who has been apart of the YT fragcomm for over 4 years. Fanatstic mix of reviews (niche and under the radar frags and more) and hauls and more its easy to see after you have watched a few of his videos why he has over 8,000 subs!
  • The Scentient Man– Raj is another under the radar reviewer that has stellar content. He has been creating videos for over 5 years and has a great library of niche, luxury, designer and other fragrance videos under his belt. He hasn’t put out new content in about 4 months but I hope he comes back soon!
  • RyzFragz34- Another well respected and well rounded fragrance channel that has been around for over 4 years. He has a stellar collection as well as very informed reviews that get to the point quickly without dragging on to long. That concise manner in which he delivers his reviews is one of the reasons he is so popular and loved. Reviewing popular fragrances, niche, designer luxury and more. His library is extensive and great if you want a good resource for popular and niche frags.
  • FreddieFragz- One thing can be said, Freddiefragz subscribers are always wishing, hoping and begging for more. In fact thats the only real drawback to his channel. He has been creating content for over 3 years and his subs always wish he uploaded more frequently. That says a lot for the quality of his content. Which is great btw!
  • Dmaster21- Another original reviewer who hasn’t uploaded new content in over 2 years. Although he is missed the content he has up is still relevant and worth checking out. Especially if you like reviews and collection videos.
  • 860Cologne– Great reviewer with a great presence 860 cologne has been apart of the YT fragComm for over 3 years. Wonderful blend of reviews on new releases and old favorites, match with that previously mentioned charisma he has on camera makes for really entertaining and fantastic videos. Also can we talk about how EPIC his voice is!?
  • Notes Punch- It’s safe to say if a reviewer has made me laugh more then any other (and way to much I might add) it would definitely be Notes Punch! His sense of humor is hilarious and his content is amazing. Creating videos for over 3 years I am always so happy and excited to see new videos from him. If you want good reviews and a good time, check him out!
  • Elegante Aroma- Having reviews on Spanich and English Elegante aroma has a great channel and has been doing YT fragrance reviews for over 4 years.
  • Lex Ellis– Lex has a channel that is half hilarity, half fragrance reviews, and half video games (I know I know that doesnt equal 100%) BUT OMFG do I love his content! Another reviewer whose videos are entertaining and on point! Also did I mention video games! Yes please! He’s definitely a personality alright. So if you like some funny, in your fragrance reviews hes the one to check out!
  • TheFragranceGuy If you like Xerjoff fragrances and more this is definitely the channel for you!
  • Dollars and Scents– Another great channel. D&S has been creating content for over 3 years. A very well rounded library featuring a lot of popular scents including first impressions of Creed Viking!
  • Fragrance Talk– One of the Originals this channel was started over 9 years ago! Although it has been at least 4 years since new content has been up, if you want to see one of the originals (and the content is some I always love watching) check out the channel!
  • John David- John David has been reviewing fragrances for 3 years. His content has a great mix of designer fragrances, as well as a lot of niche houses that don’t get a lot of attention. He has a great mix of content, and honest reviews and is well worth checking out.
  • Persolaise- Perfumes- Well respected reviewer who has a great amount of content. does very short and concise reviews and has been creating content on youtube for over 5 years.

 

This list is the current list to my best knowledge of fragrance reviewers on YouTube. Again if I am missing anyone let me know in the comments section and I will review their channel and add it to the list if it fits!

I’d love to know what you guys think of these reviewers, and what you’d like to see them create! I will definitely add to this list so check back often and feel free to share! Lets give these guys some LOVE! ❤

Beautiful Fragrance Dupes Perfect for Mother’s Day!

Hello hello!

I was really honored to have had MaxAroma.com contact me and ask me to review dupe/clone fragrance house La Rive. Now I had heard of La Rive before, and I have heard a lot of good things. The fragrance itself is manufactured in France, and everything is put together and sent out from Poland.

I am very skeptical of dupes/clones myself. Usually they smell very synthetic, and don’t do a good job of really capturing the fragrance they are supposed to be emulating, but I was very surprised with these. I found the juice to be very close to what they were duplicating, and in some cases they were twins! The other thing I loved about them was the price point. At Max Aroma, they were all $20 or less.

Overall I enjoyed them, and have been happily wearing them and enjoying them. If you want to see my full review of each I will linkmy Youtube video below! I think these would make amazing gifts for anyone who loves fragrances! And its a great way to save a few bucks too!

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Fragrances

  • Chatte– Dupe for Chanel No 5
  • Cute- Dupe for Chloe EDT (newer version)
  • Cash– Dupe for Paco Rabanne Lady Million
  • Fleur de Femme– Dupe for Dior Hypnotic Poison, Poison Girl
  • Madame in Love– Dupe for Gucci Flora by Gucci
  • Tender– Dupe for Calvin Klein’s Euphoria?
  • Beauty- Dupe for Giorgio Armani Si, Givenchy Dahlia Divin
  • Pearl– Dupe for Hugo Boss Jour Pour Femme ?
  • Lady Diamond– Dupe for Lady Million too (Cash is better/closer IMHO)

You can get them from Max Aromas Website, and to save a few more bucks use my code “Kristin” at checkout. You can save 10% on all La Rive Purchases!

 

Again I really enjoyed all of these fragrances, and think they would make perfect gifts, especially if you are on a budget!

 

The links are all affiliate links, but this is not a sponsored post

Brightest Fragrances Perfect for Spring & Summer

I did a video a bit ago and I shared the brightest and most vivacious fragrances in my collection, and I wanted to share them on here as well!

 

My Choices

Creed Acqua Fiorentina
D&G Light Blue
Acqua di Parma Blu Mediterraneo Bergamotto di Calabria
Commodity Bergamot
Armani Prive Eau de Jade
by Kilian Bamboo Harmony
Elizabeth Arden Yuzu Green Tea
Atelier Cologne Clementine California
Tom Ford Neroli Portofino
Maison Francis Kurkdjian Aqua Universalis Forte

I chose these because they are bright, energizing, effortless and easy to wear. Since it is so ridiculously hot and humid here (South Florida!!) It’s always Spring and Summer fragrance season! I have been specifically interested in these recently, because it has been a lot hotter and humid more recently then the last few months (Christmas was like 90 degrees) and I have been super obsessed with specifically bright and biting citruses!

I’d love to know your favorite spring and summer fragrances!!! Let me know!

My FAVORITE Grab & Go Fragrances

Salutations friends!

I have been super busy and active on my YOUTUBE CHANNEL! But I haven’t forgotten about this blog either. I have bigger plans for BeautyMeow.com, so get excited! In any case I thought it would be fun to share with you my favorite Grab and Go Fragrances! These are easy and effortless fragrances I don’t have to think about or worry about. I can grab any one of these,  spritz on me, and know I will smell amazing!!

I am sharing the video below but you can just read my list below if you want! I will list them all along with notes! ❤

Fragrances Mentioned

Creed Acqua Fiorentina

Notes- Apple, Bergamot, Prune, pear, Carnation, Lemon

Viktor and Rolf Flowerbomb La Vie En Rose

Notes- Tangerine, Rose, Bergamot, Patchouli

by Kilian Bamboo Harmony

Notes- Neroli, Bergamot, Mate, Fig, White Tea, Oakmoss

Jo Malone Wild Bluebell

Notes- Bluebell, Musk, Rosehip, Jasmine, Lily of the Valley

Gucci Bamboo

Notes- Ylang Ylang, Amberm Orangle Blossom, Sandalwood

Lolita Lempicka

Notes- Tonka Bean, Violet, Anise Seed, Vanilla and Musk

Bvlgari Rose Essentielle

Notes- Rose, Patchouli, Blackberry

Micallef Mon Parfum

Notes- Passionfruit, Vetiver, Mandarin, Musk, Patchouli

Library of Flowers Wildflower and Fern

Notes- Cucumber, Davana, Honeysuckle

Armani Prive Rose Alexanderie

Notes- Rose, Neroli, Bergamot, Benzoin, Mandarin

 

These are just a few but the ones I love the most!!!! Id love to know what your faves are!

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My ENTIRE Fragrance Collection

Salutations!

I wanted to share with you all my ENTIRE full sized little fragrance/perfume Collection!

I have been collection for years now, and I love my little collection! I will list them below but I also will link my youtube video where I share them all and get into each one (which I like, which I love, notes and longevity!)

 

My Fragrances

1- YSL Black Opium
2- YSL Mon Paris
3- Library of Flowers Moonchild
4- Library of Flowers- Wildflower and Fern
5- Lollia Believe
6- Lollia Wish
7- Lollia Inspire
8- Lollia Wander
9- Bvlgari Au de Vert**
10- Bvlgari Jasmin Noir
11- Bvlgari Rose Essentielle**
12- Serge Lutens Arabie
13- Serge Luten Serge Noire**
14- Dior Addict
15- Dior Hypnotic Poison
16- Dolce Floral Drops
17- Dolce and Gabbana Light Blue**
18- Dolce and Gabbana Pour Femme Intense
19- Roja Parfums Enslaved**
20- Elizabeth Arden Green Tea**
21- Elizabeth Arden Yuzu Green Tea
22- Elizabeth Arden Cherry Blossom Green Tea
23- Elizabeth Arden Spiced Green Tea
24- Pacifica California Jasmine
25- Etude House Pink Cherry Blossom
26- Royal Apothic English Rose
27- Fictions She Found Comfort In His Wild
28- Burberry Brit
29- Thierry Mugler Angel Muse
30- Lalique Le Parfume
31- L’Artisian Parfumeur Nuit De Tuberose
32- L’Artisian Parfumeur Tea for Two
33- L’Artisian Parfumeur Drole Rose
34- Viva La Juicy Rose
38- Besame Cosmetics 1910
39- Marc Jacobs Dot
40- Marc Jacobs Oh Lola
41- Marc Jacobs Lola
42- Jessica McClintock
43- Gucci Bamboo
44- by Kilian Imperial Tea**
45- by Kilian Bamboo Harmony
46- by Kilian Forbidden Games
47- by Kilian Liaisons Dangeruese
48- Creed Acqua Fiorentina**
49- Creed Fleurissimo
50- Derek Lam 10 Crosby SIlent St**
51- Commodity Gold
52- Guerlain Shalimar**
53- Guerlain Terracotta le Parfume
54- Aerin Tangier Vanille
55- Aerin Evening Rose
56- Aerin Rose de Grasse
57- Tom Ford Jasmin Rouge
58- Tom Ford Sahara Noir
59- Tom Ford Arabian Wood
60- Byredo Black Saffron
61- Amouage Ciel Woman
62- Amouage Memoir Woman**
63- Viktor and Rolf Flowerbomb
64- Viktor and Rolf Flowerbomb Rose Explosion**
65- Viktor and Rolf Flowerbomb La Vie En Rose
66- Elizabeth and James Nirvana Bourbon
67- Elizabeth and James Nirvana White
69- Salvador Ferragamo Signorina
70- Louis Vuitton Rose de Vents
71- Givenchy A’Telier Immortelle Tribe
72- Givenchy A’Telier Iris Harmonique
73- Givenchy A’Telier Ambre Tigre
74- Maison Francis Kurkdjian Baccarat Rouge 540
75- Maison Francis Kurkdjian A La Rose
76- Maison Francis Kurkdjian Oud Cashmere Mood**
77- Maison Francis Kurkdjian Acqua Universalis Forte
78- Maison Francis Kurkdjian Féminin Pluriel
79- Le Labo Baie Rose 26
80- Prada Candy
81- Gorilla Perfume Lust
82- L’Occitane Miel & Citron / Honey & Lemon
83- Lolita Lempicka
84- Demeter Iced Berries
85- Demeter Sugar Cookies
86- Tocca Florence
87- Lady Gaga Fame
88- Chanel No. 5
89- Chanel Coco**
90- Chanel Coco Mademoiselle
91- Armani Prive Rose Arabie**
92- Armani Prive Au de Jade
93- Armani Prive Rose Alexanderie
94- Armani Prive- Vetiver Babylone
95- Aquolina Pink Sugar
96- Jean Patou Joy
98- Perufmers Workshop Tea Rose
99- Sonia Kashul Pink Innocencia
100- Aqua di Parma Rosa Nobile

the ones with the little ** By them are my personal favorites!

 

 

Drugstore faves!

I uploaded a video on my favorite drugstore makeup items! I have been doing a lot of favorite videos (and a lot of videos in general) which is why I haven’t been posting here as often, but I have some special reviews coming of for this blog so stay tuned!

Here they are, and if you want to watch the video and see why watch the video!

Products Mentioned
-Loreal Infallible Foundation- Pro-Matte and Pro-Glow
-Maybelline SuperStay Better Skin Powder
-Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer
-Makeup Revolution Vivid Baked Highlighters- Golden Lights, Radiant Lights
-Milani Rose POwder Blush in Romantic Rose
-WetnWild/Fergie Around the Clock Blush
-Colourpop Highlighter- Spoon
-Colour Pop Eyeshadows – Coconut and Game Face
-NYX Jumbo Eyepencil in milk
-WetnWild Felt Tip Eyeliner
-Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip in Trap
-Milani Lipstick in 03 Orange-Gina
-Nyx Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick in Tea and Cookies
-Nyx Matte Setting Spray ❤

Sephora and Ulta Haul High End & Drugstore Beauty

I went to Sephora and Ulta this past week and wanted to share what I got. I got some higher end stuff from Sephora, and got a few drugstore things from Ulta

Sephora

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  • Smashbox HALO Hydrating Perfecting Powder in Fair (I have wanted to try this out)
  • Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Bauhau5 (this was a repurchase since I had ran out of it a few weeks ago)
  • Kat Von D Ink Liner in Trooper
  • Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed in Pearl

Swatches

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Swatches of Bauhaus and Pearl. I LOVE Bauhau5. Its one of my favorite colors ever! (no wonder I ran out of it and needed another!)

Ulta

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  • Maybelline Master Fix Setting Spray
  • NYX Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick in Tea and Cookies
  • NYX Studio Liquid Liner Extreme Purple
  • NYX Studio Liquid Liner Sapphire
  • NYX Face and Body Glitter Copper
  • NYX Face and Body Glitter Ice

so those were my higher end and drugstore goodies I got.  I am working on a review on some of these items so if you want to learn more stay tuned!

Luxury Beauty Review :: Creme de La Mer

I recently did a youtube review on the Luxe product Creme de La Mer, I wanted to expand upon it a bit. The video is below.

 

Overall thoughts

  • I got this over 2 months ago (almost 3 at this point) and I have to say I have seen an amazing difference in my skin. Softer, looks healthier, feels smooth, texture is improved and I have noticed an overall diminish in my pores appearance.
  • Overall I’m incredibly happy with the product. I have tried dupes of this in the past, but for me this is what has worked the best. That doesn’t mean it will work for everyone, and from a lot of reviews I read people had better experiences with the dupes. So it all depends on your skin, and your expectations.
  • I want to also add, that using it everyday at night for almost 3 months I am barely if even 1/3 of the way through the jar. I suspect this will last me at least throughout the entire summer. So even though it is incredibly pricey you get a lot of bang for your buck.

If you were on the fence about this product, or want a very effective and luxurious moisturizer, from my experience and results I would highly recommend. But do see if you can get a sample first (I am a HUGE believer in sampling before buying!) as not all skincare works for everyone, and this is a very expensive product. Hope this helped anyone!

Thanks!

April Favorites :: Makeup

I have a lot of favorites this month! From make up, skin care, and even some tools! You may have read a few in other blog posts. But they all are worthy of being on this list! This post is for Makeup and later I will post my skincare favorites!

April Favorites – Makeup

 

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Guerlain  Terracotta Pause d’ete Bronzer – This is so pretty, and warm, and buttery, and wonderful. and love love GUSSSHH love! This is limited edition for summer 2016, so if you are obsessed with terra-cotta bronzers you need to check this out.

 

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Chosungah 22 Lip Tint in CashmereI did a review on this earlier and I stand by my thoughts on the lipgloss side. But the tint is amazing and I have been wearing it all the time. I was thinking of buying a second to keep in my other purse as well. SO GOOD. You can buy them at Sephora

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Anastasia Glow kit in Gleam– I love them both but Gleam has been the one I am reaching for the most. The pans are nice and large, and the colors are beautiful. I use crushed pearl the most but love to layer starburst and Mimosa as well.

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La Mer the Concealer in Light– OK, I know this is pricey for a concealer ($70) But hear me out. Clea de Peau’s famous concealer is just as pricey and I can promise you this is just as good if not better. I have NEVER had a concealer work as well as this one. No creasing (and thats without me baking) Goes on like a dream, and lasts all day. It’s a little drying but thats not to bad. overall this concealer is a champion and I am obsessed!

 

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IOPE Air Cushion XP #N21– This is such a nice formula. Looks very flattering on my skin and lasts all day. I love the way my skin feels when I wear this as well. I have been wearing this almost everyday.

 

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YSL ROUGE VOLUPTÉ – Silky Sensual Radiant Lipstick SPF 15 in Beige Ultimate- Love love LOVE this color, and formula. This is such a flattering neutral color it goes with everything! Feels nice and moisturizing on, and looks amazing.

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E.L.F Eye Brow Duo Kit in Medium– This has to be one of the nicest (and most inexpensive) eye brow kits. It works and blends like a dream and is so affordable ($3). I have been using this everyday!

Honorable Mentions

  • Urban Decay Matte Revolution Lipstick in 1993
  • Peripera Water Lip Tint in Mandarin Juice
  • Holika Holika Jewel light Under eye marker
  • Too Cool for School Dinoplatz UFO Multibox

Favorite Cleansers

I have a variety of different cleansers I use depending on what my skin needs. What I use in the morning, what I use at night, what I use when I wear a lot of makeup, and what I use when I am having a hormonal breakout, or a lot of skin irritation. Here is a list of my favorites.

Oil/Balm Cleansers – First Cleanse

I do a double cleanse every morning and night. I use a different one for the morning, and different for the evening.

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Banila Co Clean it Zero- I Love this one from Banila Co. It is definitely a cult favorite for people who are obsessed with Korean skincare. I love how clean it makes my face feel. I use this one on the morning.

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Holika Holika Pig Nose Deep Cleansing oil/balm- I used this one before I used Banila Cos Balm. I really liked it, and it gave me a really nice clean. I don’t usually buy it because I have moved on to the Clean it Zero, but it does clean very well and if you have wanted to try it out I would recommend it.

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Tatcha One Step Camellia Cleansing Oil- I love this oil. I use it at night to help remove all my make up, and any gunk that’s been accumulating on my face the whole day. Its’ gentle, leaves my skin feeling healthy and fresh, and super squeaky clean.

Foaming Cleansers- Second Cleanse

Just like the first cleanse, I use a different foaming cleanser at night then I do during my morning routine. It all usually depends on the amount of makeup I have worn that day, stress, and if I am having any hormonal breakouts.

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Secret Key Snow White Cleansing Foam-  This has become my favorite morning cleanser. It creates a great lather, cleans very well, and leaves my complexion glowing.

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Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Pore Cleansing FoamTHIS IS MY HOLY GRAIL CLEANSER. I don’t know what I did before I tried this, and I hope I never have to be without it. It is such an amazing cleanser. It cleanse so deep down into my pores, leaves my face feeling nice and fresh, and doesn’t irritate my sensitive skin. I use this at night, and sometimes in the morning when I am planning on wearing little to no makeup.

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Tatcha Polished Classic Rice Enzyme Powder (I also like the Indigo version as well)- I love this cleanser. It is a little fickle, but once you get the hang of it it leaves the most remarkably clean skin. I use this around the time I get hormonal breakouts, it does a good job of not aggravating my skin and keeping those pesky buggers at bay.

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La Mer The Cleansing Gel- I had heard so many amazing things about this I just had to try it out. I have been using it for a short time and I can honestly say it is worth the hype. It is on the expensive side, so I use it on days I wear a full face of makeup, or I feel like I need a ridiculously squeaky clean. If you wanted to splurge on a nice cleanser I would recommend this one. So good!

Lastly are my 2 favorite cleansing tools.

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I’m Dual Pore Brush– I picked this up from Memebox on a whim. Its such a special little brush. It cleans my face and pores very well, and is very gently for my sensitive skin. I use this in the morning.

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Kashoen Cleansing Brush– Oh baby do I love this! Seriously, this is the best facial cleansing tool I have. It cleans my face so well, feels so nice, helps with circulation, and overall is such a pleasure to use. I use this at night, and it is really helpful to create a lather with the Rice Cleanser from Tatcha. ❤

 

Those are my favorite cleansers, and I use a few others but these are my die hard ones I go to.