Petite Histoire Envie Desoir Perfume Oil Review

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Today I’ve reviewing the Envie Desoir Perfume Oil from Petite Histoire that came in my August Petit Vour box. [info in italics taken from the Petit Vour website]

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Violet glistens while gentle rose dances in soft rain. Powdery orris is the quiet, cool whisper of Paris.

Top: Bergamot, Angelica Seed
Middle: Rose, Orris, Violet
Base: Sandalwood, Ambrette

Petite Histoire Envie Desoir

This is a beautiful perfume oil, delicately floral, without being overly “flowery” due to the sandalwood and ambrette base notes. I love the violet notes. Sadly it does not last very long on me – but perfume oils rarely last a long time on my skin. I really like it though, and have been reapplying when the scent vanishes.

Petite Histoire Envie Desoir

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Disclosure: This came in my Peit Vour subscription box that I pay for.

 

Derma E Essentials Radiance Toner Review

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Today I’m reviewing the Radiance Toner from Derma E Essentials that came in my August Petit Vour box. [info in italics taken from the Petit Vour website]

Derma E Essentials Radiance Toner

This alcohol-free, exfoliating, beauty toner helps to tone, tighten and brighten for a soft, smooth and luminous appearance.

Enriched with: Glycolic Acid: helps to reveal brighter, fresher skin, Rooibos: helps to detox encouraging healthy skin, Rosehip Extract: helps to brighten and rejuvenate skin

Derma E Essentials Radiance Toner

I love toners, and I love that this is an alcohol free formula. I was surprised that this acid toner was so gentle on my sensitive skin. No stinging! It gently exfoliates and brightens my skin.

Derma E Essentials Radiance Toner

Ingredients 100% Cruelty-Free and Vegan | Purified Water, Glycolic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid; Actimoist® Bio-1), Polysorbate 20, Sodium Hydroxide, Pinus Pinaster (Pycnogenol®) Bark Extract, Panthenol (Provitamin B5), Aspalathus Linearis (Rooibos) Leaf Extract, Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Fruit Extract, Saccharide Isomerate, Organic Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Extract*, Allantoin, Organic Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract*, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Natural Fragrance Oils. 

Derma E Essentials Radiance Toner

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Disclosure: This came in my Petit Vour subscription box that I pay for!

Juice Beauty Blemish Clearing Serum Review

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Today I’m reviewing the Blemish Clearing Serum from Juice Beauty that came in my August Petit Vour box. [info in italics taken from the Petit Vour website]

Juice Beauty Blemish Clearing Serum

Reduce breakouts, unclog pores, and even skin tone with this powerful serum packed with willow bark, salicylic acid and organic fruit acids; while CoQ10, Vitamin C and organic aloe renew the skin for a healthy, clear complexion. Clears while hydrates.

  • Reduces breakouts & clears clogged pores with beta hydroxy salicylic acid and naturally derived willow bark.
  • Evens skin tone and texture with organic lemon & apple fruit acids.
  • Helps renew the skin with Vitamin C.
  • Fights free radicals with antioxidant Vitamins B5 & E.
  • Creates a smoother looking appearance with CoQ10.
  • Hydrates & soothes with organic aloe and green & white tea.

Juice Beauty Blemish Clearing Serum

The Blemish Clearing Serum can be used all over, or as a spot treatment. Since my skin only gets the occasional breakout (usually stress or hormone related), I only used it for spot treatments. It reduces the inflammation of a blemish, and helps it to heal quicker. And it didn’t irritate my sensitive skin!

Juice Beauty Blemish Clearing Serum

Ingredients 100% Cruelty-Free and Vegan | Organic juices of vitis vinifera (organic white grape juice)*, pyrus malus (organic apple juice)*, aloe barbadensis (organic aloe juice)*, citrus medica limonum (organic lemon juice)*, vegetable glycerin, sclerotium gum, algin, salix alba (willow bark extract), allantoin, decyl glucoside, panthenol (Vitamin B5), magnesium ascorbyl phosphate (Vitamin C), tocopherol (Vitamin E), salvia officinalis (sage leaf oil), ubiquinone (CoQ10), saccharum officinarum (sugar cane juice), organic botanical extracts of camellia sinensis (organic white tea leaf extract)*, camellia oleifera (organic green tea extract)*, lavandula angustifolia (organic lavender extract)*, chamomilla recutita (organic chamomile extract)*, melissa officinalis (lemon balm leaf extract), algae extract, sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate, citric acid, lavandula angustifolia (lavender)* and Boswellia serrata (frankincense)* pure essential oils *certified organic

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Disclosure: This came in my Petit Vour subscription box that I pay for.

Honua Skincare Pa’akai Cleansing Cream Review

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Today I’m reviewing the Pa’akai Cleansing Cream from Honua Hawaiian Skincare that came in my August Petit Vour box [info in italics taken from the Petit Vour website]

Honua Pa'akai Cleansing Cream

Cleansing Hawaiian salt and antioxidant rich hibiscus combine to create a gentle daily cleanser that will leave your skin feeling soft, smooth and hydrated. Seaweed extract works to strengthen and renew the skin, while accelerating the natural skin repair process. The Pa’akai Cleansing Cream is great for all skin types.

Honua Pa'akai Cleansing Cream

The Pa’akai Cleansing Cream is super gentle, with a very faint rose scent. It is geared for all skin types, and as someone with sensitive skin, I can see this working for just about anyone (unless you have a sensitivity / allergy to one of the ingredients). My skin feels clean, hydrated and smooth after using.

Honua Pa'akai Cleansing Cream

Ingredients 100% Cruelty-Free and Vegan | Pure Vitalized & Coconut Water (Aqua), Organic Rose (Rosa damascena) Hydrosol, Organic Witch Hazel Water (Hamamelis virginiana), Wild Harvested Seaweed Extract (Fucus vesiculosis), Hibiscus (Hibiscus sabdariffa) Co2, Honua Pa’akai (Hawaiian Salt) Organic Herbal Oil Infusions of Rose Petals (Rosa damascena), Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), Chamomile Flowers(Matricaria recutita), Calendula Blossoms (Calendula officinalis), Comfrey Leaf & Root (Symphytum officinale) & Rosehips Seeds (Rosa mosqueta) in Organic High Oleic Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius) & Sesame (Sesame indicum), Sorbitan Olivate, Organic Aloe Vera Gel (Aloe barbadensis), Organic Vegetable Glycerin, Organic Lecithin, Organic Gromwell Root CO2 (Lithospermum erythrorhizon), Sage (Salvia officinalis) & Organic Rosemary Antioxidants (Rosmarinus officinalis), *Lactobacillus Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Extract and *Sodium Anisate *New Green Beauty Approved Preservative System

Honua Pa'akai Cleansing Cream

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Disclosure: This came in my Petit Vour subscription box that I pay for.

Harvest Natural Beauty Lengthening Organic Mascara Review

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Today I’m reviewing the Lengthening Organic Mascara from Harvest Natural Beauty that came in my August Petit Vour box [info in italics taken from the Petit Vour website]

Harvest Natural Beauty Lengthening Organic Mascara

Thicken and lengthen each lash with this nontoxic, vegan, 100% natural and organic mascara. Infused with conditioning organics and Vitamin E, this unique formula is smudge proof and water resistant. Free from artificial colors, preservatives and fragrances making it ideal for sensitive eyes.

Harvest Natural Beauty Lengthening Organic Mascara

This mascara is available in two shades black and brown – I received the shade black.

I admit to being so very picky when it comes to my mascara because I have long, stick straight lashes, that are light in colour despite being a natural dark brunette. I curl my lashes before I apply mascara or else it looks like I barely have any lashes. And I have sensitive eyes that eyes water easily, so any mascara that I use must be smudge-proof and water-resistant (ideally waterproof) or else I’ll be in a huge mess!

Harvest Natural Beauty Lengthening Organic Mascara

The brush is a fairly standard bristle, not too small and not too large, easy to apply to the inner and outer lash corners.

I have seven requirements for a mascara, and I’ll comment on each requirement and score each point. So how did Harvest Natural Beauty’s Lengthening Organic Mascara do?

1. waterproof – the formula is fairly water resistant, not waterproof, +3/4 point

2. smudge-proof – Mostly smudgeproof, but if my eyes are super watery, I will get a little under-eye smudging. +3/4 point

3. non-flaking / non-clumping – I didn’t experience any flaking, and if I clean off the end of the wand before use, clumping is minimal with careful application.  +3/4

4. must be DARK black (not blackish, not brown black, and definitely not grey black) – the formula is a nice deep, dark black, +1 point

5. volumizing – the formula is for lengthening, but it was surprisingly volumizing, +3/4 point

6. must hold a curl – It holds a curl ok, but not amazingly well for my lashes. But it didn’t cause them to droop, +1/2 point

7. non-irritating to my sensitive eyes, +1

Overall I would give this mascara a score of 5.5, out of 7. I like it, but it isn’t a holy grail for me, mainly due to my watery eyes and stick straight lashes – if they make a waterproof formulation, it would probably score a 7 for me! If you don’t have an issue with watery eyes, it would probably work amazingly well for you.

Harvest Natural Beauty Lengthening Organic Mascara

Ingredients 100% Cruelty-Free and Vegan | Water (Aqua), *Chamomile Hydrosol (Matricaria Recutita), *Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Mica (CI 77019), *Coffea Arabica (Coffee Powder), *Oryza Sativa (Rice) Powder, *Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Lecithin, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), *Origanum Vulgare Leaf Extract, Thymus Vulgaris Extract, *Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Extract, *Rosmarinus Officinalis Flower Extract, *Hydrastis Canadensis Root Extract, *Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Extract, Vanilla Planifolia, [+/- May Contain]: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77499, CI 7749, CI 77492). *Certified Organic Ingredients

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Disclosure: This came in my Petit Vour subscription box, that I pay for.

Petit Vour Unboxing + First Impressions August 2019

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Petit Vour August 2019

My August Petit Vour box finally arrived on  August 28th. I often show my Petit Vour box on my InstaGram, but here on the blog you will get the unboxing AND first impressions. Full reviews to follow once I’ve had a chance to test things out. [info in italics is taken from the Petit Vour website]

Petit Vour August 2019

Petit Vour is a cruelty-free and vegan monthly subscription box with four (occasionally five) products. The subscription is $18 USD a month in the US, $23 USD for Canada, and $25 USD for the rest of the world. With the exchange rate @1.3595  my box cost me $31.27 CAD this month.

Petit Vour August 2019

Let’s take a closer look at what was in this month’s Petit Vour box:

Harvest Natural Beauty Lengthening Organic Mascara (.25 oz, $18 USD)

Thicken and lengthen each lash with this nontoxic, vegan, 100% natural and organic mascara. Infused with conditioning organics and Vitamin E, this unique formula is smudge proof and water resistant. Free from artificial colors, preservatives and fragrances making it ideal for sensitive eyes.

Petit Vour August 2019

Hopefully this mascara will actually work for my sensitive eyes that easily water. I will have to test it out over the next couple of days!

Honua Hawaiian Skincare Pa’akai Cleansing Cream (sample size 1 oz – $12 USD, travel size 2 oz – $24 USD, full size 4 oz – $42 USD)

Cleansing Hawaiian salt and antioxidant rich hibiscus combine to create a gentle daily cleanser that will leave your skin feeling soft, smooth and hydrated. Seaweed extract works to strengthen and renew the skin, while accelerating the natural skin repair process. The Pa’akai Cleansing Cream is great for all skin types.

Petit Vour August 2019

This cleanser sounds perfect for me, I can’t wait to test this one out!

Derma E Essential Radiance Toner (sample size 1oz – $2.50 USD, full size 6 oz – $15 USD)

This alcohol-free, exfoliating, beauty toner helps to tone, tighten and brighten for a soft, smooth and luminous appearance. Enriched with: Glycolic Acid: helps to reveal brighter, fresher skin. Rooibos: helps to detox encouraging healthy skin. Rosehip Extract: helps to brighten and rejuvenate skin.

Petit Vour August 2019

Oooh, I love toners, and haven’t tried this one yet, but it sounds like it will be fab!

Juice Beauty Blemish Clearing Serum (sample size 1oz – $15 USD, full size 60 ml $30 USD)

Reduce breakouts, unclog pores, and even skin tone with this powerful serum packed with willow bark, salicylic acid and organic fruit acids; while CoQ10, Vitamin C and organic aloe renew the skin for a healthy, clear complexion. Clears while hydrates.

Petit Vour August 2019

I will probably only use this as a spot treatment for occasional breakouts, as my skin is not prone to major breakouts.

Petite Histoire Envie Desoir Perfume Oil (sample vial .03 oz / 1 ml – $5 USD, full size .37 oz / 11 ml – $65 USD)

Violet glistens while gentle rose dances in soft rain. Powdery orris is the quiet, cool whisper of Paris.

Top: Bergamot, Angelica Seed
Middle: Rose, Orris, Violet
Base: Sandalwood, Ambrette

Petit Vour August 2019

This perfume oil sounds like something I will love – I hope that it works with my body chemistry!

Petit Vour August 2019

This month’s box is worth $52.50 USD which works out to $71.37 CAD! I really think this month’s box looks awesome and I can’t wait to test everything out and let you know what I think of it all. Reviews to follow as soon as I try everything out.

What do you think of this month’s Petit Vour box?

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Disclosure: I pay for this monthly subscription.

Kalos After Hours Soothing Night Cream Review

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Today I’m reviewing the After Hours Soothing Night Cream from Kalos that came in my July Petit Vour box. [info in italics taken from the Petit Vour website]

Kalos After Hours Soothing Night Cream

A soothing pH balanced crème for vulnerable skin. Natural oils and botanicals gently hydrate and soothe the skin while Vitamin C & E provide antioxidant protection. Nightly use helps irritated and stressed skin quickly regain glow and vibrancy.

Kalos After Hours Soothing Night Cream

This night cream is a dream – super gentle, super hydrating. It reminds me of a sleeping mask in how my skin feels when I wake up in the morning – very smooth, and glowing! I really love this one and can see it working for any skin type (unless you have an allergy / sensitivity to one of the ingredients).

Kalos After Hours Soothing Night Cream

Ingredients 100% Cruelty-Free and Vegan | Water, Coconut Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Aloe Vera Extract, Lemon Essential Oil, Apricot Kernel Oil, Eucalyptus Essential Oil, Vitamin C, Kosher Vegetable Glycerin (Plant Derived), Sodium Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol (Plant Derived), Safflower Seed Oil, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearic Acid (Plant Derived), Glyceryl Stearate (Plant Derived), Polysorbate-60 (Plant Derived), Isopropyl Palmitate Palm Oil, Polysorbate 20, Lavender, Comfrey, Reishi, Mullein, Glyceryl Caprylate (Natural Preservative), Carbomer, Sodium Hydroxide (pH Modifier), Tocopherol (Antioxidant), Ethylhexylglycerin (Preservative), Honeysuckle Extract, Gotu Kola Extract, Organic Equisetum Horsetail Plant Extract, Geranium Extract, Dandelion Extract.

Kalos After Hours Soothing Night Cream

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Disclosure: This came in my Petit Vour subscription box that I pay for.

 

 

French Girl Organics Lait de Rose Vitamin C Polish Review

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Today I’m reviewing the Lait de Rose Vitamin C Polish from French Girl Organics that came in my July Petit Vour box. [info in italics taken from the Petit Vour website]

French Girl Organics Lait de Rose

Lait De Rose is a facial exfoliant rich in Vitamin-C. The powder-based polishing wash is waterless, as to be mindful of our environmental impact, and promotes healthy aging by increasing collagen production and helping to repair damaged skin. Plus, it looks, feels, and smells amazing.

French Girl Organics Lait de Rose

Lait De Rose is hand-made with all-natural ingredients. Kakadu Plum, a superfruit that contains the highest known Vitamin-C levels of any natural food source in the world, works with Watermelon Powder to brighten skin by stimulating collagen production and cell regeneration. White Willow Bark Extract acts as an enzymatic exfoliator removing impurities on the cellular level, while finely-milled Bamboo and Pomegranate Enzyme Powders act as gentle physical exfoliators. Coconut Milk Powder, from which the luxurious product gets its name, softens and deeply nourishes skin. Suitable for all skin types.

French Girl Organics Lait de Rose

This exfoliator is beautiful. It gently exfoliates and softens my skin. It is very finely milled, and not rough or scratchy on my sensitive skin. My skin does really well with vitamin C based products, and this one is a gem!

French Girl Organics Lait de Rose

Ingredients 100% Cruelty-Free and Vegan | Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Powder* Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Kaolin (White French Clay), Kaolin (Pink Clay), Maranta Arundinacea (Arrowroot) Root Powder* Bambusa Arundinacea (Bamboo) Stem Powder, Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Fruit Extract, Populus Tremuoides (Aspen) Bark Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Powder* (and) Maltodextrin, Lactobacillus/Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Fruit Ferment Extract, Panthenol, Salix Alba (White Willow) Bark Extract, Terminalia Ferdinandiana (Kakadu Plum) Fruit Extract | *Certified Organic

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Disclosure: This came in my Petit Vour box subscription that I pay for.

Ursa Major Bright & Easy Flash Mask Review

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Today I’m reviewing the Bright & Easy Flash Mask from Ursa Major that came in my July Petit Vour box. [info in italics taken from the Petit Vour website]

Ursa Major Bright & Easy Flash Mask

This gentle but oh-so-effective “flash” enzyme face treatment quickly exfoliates dead surface skin while accelerating turnover to enhance the appearance of skin’s tone, elasticity, luminosity and firmness – all without the irritation associated with harsh scrubs or chemical peels. If the texture and aroma don’t knock your socks off, the results definitely will!

Ursa Major Bright & Easy Flash Mask

  • AHAs, BHAs and enzymes clarify and
    brighten skin
  • Boosts the appearance of skin’s firmness
    and elasticity
  • Evens the look of skin tone and texture
  • Easy to use and rinses clean
  • Works (wonders) for all skin types,
    even with sensitive skin

Aroma: A breezy, tropical blend with hints of pineapple, coffee and orange.
The plant-derived enzyme complex is infused with probiotics to improve the formula’s potency and stability.

Ursa Major Bright & Easy Flash Mask

This is probably one of the most gentle facial enzyme peel type masks that I’ve ever used – not a tingle was felt by my sensitive skin! It feels fresh and cooling when applied, and the scent is mild and sweetly tropical. My skin feels so bright and smooth after using it!

Ursa Major Bright & Easy Flash Mask

Ingredients 100% Cruelty-Free and Vegan | Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice*, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Leaf Juice*, Alcohol*, Glycerin, Sodium Levulinate, Sodium Manisate, Lactobacillus/Punica Granatum Ferment Extract, Populous Tremuloides (Aspen) Bark Extract, Sclerotium Gum, Pectin, Water/Aqua/Eau, Sodium Hyluronate, Medicago Sativa (Alfalfa) Extract*, Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract*, Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract, Sail Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Copper Pca, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Rose Extract, Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Tantalum Album (Sandalwood) Wood Extract, Passiflora Incarnata Fruit Extract, Prunus Ameniaca (Apricot) Fruit Extract, Rubs Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract, Cananga Odorata Flower Extract, Cucumis Melo Cantalupensis Fruit Extract, Coffea Arabica (Coffee) Seed Extract, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Extract, Prunus Amygdalus (Sweet Almond) Fruit Extract, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Extract, Anima Rosaeodora (Rosewood) Wood Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Extract. | *Organic Certified

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Disclosure: This came in my Petit Vour subscription that I pay for.