Clarisonic Mia 2 Evaluation

Two words. MIXED FEELINGS.

Before buying my Clarisonic I had looked up so many reviews, watched tutorials on Youtube, and tried my best to decide if this was worth the $150 I spent. All of the research I did said “yes”. The lady at the counter where I bought it even said “Oh you’re gonna just love it; it even gets rid of those pesky little milia seeds!”  Now, bear in mind that my few little milia seeds aren’t even that noticeable, but when she said that I basically threw my money at her. I even got a deal since I bought one of the last Christmas package sets they had – it came with a few extra goodies for free. I was sooo excited to try it, and thought I was hot stuff the first few times I used it, but, as time went buy, I became a little discouraged. Here’s why.

This is my Mia 2 (Don’t mind how orange it looks; I just washed my face)

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It certainly is pretty, and very easy to use. But here’s where it gets a little fuzzy. Many of the reviews I read said that the Clarisonic was a miracle, that it cleared up all of their skin problems, blah, blah, blah. For me however, the Mia 2 did not eliminate my problems. It didn’t even remove my milia seeds, even after five months of using it! Even after using for that long, I still struggle with blackheads around my T-zone, and I still get pimples regularly every few weeks.

The thing is – this device cleans your skin like nobodies business. I know, I know, that sounds completely contradictory to what I just stated above, but it really does. I would choose this any day over bare hands or a washcloth. I firmly believe that it is much healthier for your skin if you use a device like this. So now onto the tricky part: Do I recommend this product to you guys?

I’m going to go with a YES simply because of two reasons.

1. It really does clean your skin phenomenally, and there are many different brush heads to suit many different skin types. Delicate, super-sensitive skin even? They have a brush head for that.

2. If you buy a holiday package like I did, you’ll get a lot of extra goodies like this.

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From left to right: Clarisonic Refreshing Gel Cleanser, carrying bag, and safety case.

Granted, the cleanser isn’t anything special, but it works nevertheless.

So all in all, I think this product does what it’s supposed to do, even if it didn’t “magically” transform my skin. What do you guys think? Any of you have a Clarisonic, and if so, do you like it?

Cinnamon Bun Mask (That You Can Eat, Too!)

It’s seriously been awhile; I could use the excuse that I’ve been busy with my online class or volunteering, but honestly I just haven’t felt inspired to blog lately! Thankfully, now I have a lot of cool things to show you guys!

Im gonna start with this awesome concoction I whipped up the other day, what I dub the “Cinnamon Bun Mask”. You’re gonna need plain yogurt, honey, and cinnamon powder.

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Just mix 2 tbs yogurt, 1 tbs honey, and 1 tsp cinnamon until you have a nice mixture like this.

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Distribute it evenly on your face, and leave on for 15-30 mins. Rinse off with warm water and pat dry.

This face mask is great for sensitive or acne prone skin, due to the lactic acid and the cinnamon. The honey makes it gentle and nourishing for skin in need of tlc! Also, it smells AMAZING. I wanted to leave it on all night! Plus, you can totally just eat whatever you didn’t use!

So go ahead and try this one out ☺️!
Hope you guys enjoy! Don’t forget to follow me on Instagram so I can follow you too! @clairedelune1113

Glowing Prom Makeup

No matter if you’re going to prom soon, or just need a night out, Spring is the time to refresh your heavy Winter makeup with a lighter pallet. Tonight I’ll show you how I did my own prom makeup. Instead of going for a dark smokey eye, I opted for a more natural, bright look with shimmery purples and pinks!

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This look takes only about 25 mins to complete, so let’s get started!

1. Of course, start out by prepping your face with a good primer, then apply foundation and concealer as needed. Set with a loose, translucent powder for an all-day wear without the cake-y look.
2. Next, I applied this gorgeous pale pink shade to my cheeks

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One to two dabs blended out should be plenty.
3. Now’s the time to add your bronzer and hightlighter. For me, I wanted to keep it more natural and stick to just contouring my nose, but feel free to contour all you want! If you need a reference, I used highlighter on my cheekbones, my cupid’s bow, and the bridge of my nose.
4. Here’s where it gets cool; we’re going to use a blush on the eyes! First, prime your eyes, then apply a shade like “lollipop” to your entire lid

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After that, apply a mixture of these two middle shades…

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On the bottom of your lid, allowing some of the pink shade to peek out. Line your lids with a black gel liner, and slightly wing out the edges for a flirty look. Next curl your lashes and apply mascara/falsies.

5. Lastly, I applied a peachy pink balm and nude gloss on my lips to make them super pouty and cute!

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And that’s it 🙂 Try this look out at your next event; people wont be able to stop staring – trust me!

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DesignsFiftyNine – Eco Friendly Beauty!

So this is pretty exciting…my Nana and cousin/aunt/kinfolk Debbie created their own store on Etsy! It’s awesome because, for a long time they’ve loved “playing with paper” in my old bedroom-turned paper room, and now they’ve finally made their very own store!

One product I really want to highlight is Debbie’s Eco-Friendly Spa Gift Set

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These adorable little flowers can be used to wash your face/body, and there’s plenty of them to give to your friends! Have a spa party or sleepover! And of course, the best part is that they’re handmade with 100% USA materials.

Go check out their store! They also sell beautiful paper crafts and handmade doll clothes!

Here’s the link, tell them I sent you if you visit! DesignsFiftyNine Store