LUXE Botanics Camu Brightening Moisturizer Review

Luxe Botanics Camu Brightening Moisturizer

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Today I’m reviewing the Camu Brightening Moisturizer from LUXE Botanics that came in my October Petit Vour box. [info in italics taken from the Petit Vour website]

Luxe Botanics Camu Brightening Moisturizer

Revitalise skin’s natural luminosity with this buttery soft moisturising cream infused with vitamin C rich Camu Camu. Potent concentrations of this Amazonian superfruit supports cellular energy to fade the appearance of dark spots, repair the look and feel of environmental damage and reveal a vibrant, glowing complexion. Best suited for dull, sun damaged or lackluster skin. 

Luxe Botanics Camu Brightening Moisturizer

This cream is luxurious! A perfect moisturizer for cold weather as it is super hydrating and makes the skin glow from the Camu Camu (high in Vitamin C). My skin does really well with Vitamin C products as they really do help keep the skin bright. I’d love a vat of this cream!

Luxe Botanics Camu Brightening Moisturizer

Ingredients 100% Cruelty-Free and Vegan | Myrciaria Dubia (Camu Camu) Fruit Extract*, Purified Water (Aqua/ Eau), Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Vegetable Glycerin*†, Phospholipids†, Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C Ester)†, Capric/Caprylic Triglycerides*†, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Stearic Acid†, Glyceryl Monostearate*†, Silica†, Tocopherol (Vitamin E)†, Cetyl Alcohol†, Juniperus Virginiana (Cedar Wood) Essential Oil, Aniba Rosaeodora (Rosewood) Essential Oil, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Essential Oil, Commiphora Myrrha (Myrrh) Resin Extract (Co2), Cymbopogon Martini (Palmarosa) Essential Oil, Cupressus Sempervirens (Blue Cypress) Essential Oil, Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli) Essential Oil, Rosa Centifolia (Rose Absolute) Essential Oil, Matricaria Recutita (German Chamomile) Essential Oil, Citrus Aurantium Var. Amara (Neroli) Essential Oil. Naturally Occurring Components Of Essential Oils: Citral, Citronellol, Eugenol, Farnesol, Geraniol, Limonene, Linalool. *Certified Organic †Naturally Derived

Luxe Botanics Camu Brightening Moisturizer

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

Akar Skin Balance Toning Mist

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Today I am reviewing the Balance Toning Mist from Akar Skin that came in my October Petit Vour box. [info in italics taken from the Petit Vour website]

Akar Skin Balance Toning Mist

This fine, non-sticky mist of rose and orange blossom sets gently into skin to provide hydration. Balance enables greater absorption of nutrients by lowering skin’s surface tension. Formulated to strengthen the acid mantle layer by restoring pH to optimum level and keeping environmental pathogens out.

Akar Skin Balance Toning Mist

The mist does not contain irritants like alcohol, nor is it watered down with water fillers, ensuring noticeably softer and luminous skin with use. For all skin types.

Akar Skin Balance Toning Mist

This is a beautiful facial toner mist! It is super gentle and so refreshing on the skin. My skin feels hydrated and soft after using.

I love that it has a minimal ingredient list as well:

Ingredients 100% Cruelty-Free and Vegan | *Rosa Damascena (Rose) Flower Water, *Citrus Aurantium Amara (Neroli) Flower Water, Aqua, Salix Alba (White Willow) Bark Extract, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Crocus Sativus Meristem (Saffron) Cell Extract, Lactobacillus Ferment. | *Organic or Wildharvested 

Akar Skin Balance Toning Mist

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

K.Voss Shine-On Stick

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Today I’m reviewing the Shine-On Stick from K.Voss that came in my October Petit Vour box. [info in italics taken from the Petit Vour website]

K Voss Shine On Stick Metallic Sunset

A buildable and blendable cream highlighter stick with an iridescent finish that glides on easily for on-the-go glow.

The creamy formula of this one of a kind product can be used alone or under other highlighters for a more intense effect. Its iridescent shimmer finish adds dimension and a pearlescent glow to the skin that leaves a gorgeously subtle shine with one swipe while delivering lit-from-within luminosity for a marvelous no-makeup makeup look. 

K Voss Shine On Stick Metallic Sunset

The main ingredient, Cupuaçu butter, comes from the Rain Forest and is known for its uniquely rich content of phytosterols which benefit dry and damaged skin. It combats free radicals in the tissue, and fatty acids to protect and moisturize, delivering a true healing and restructuring benefits as it improves the skin’s moisture barrier with ultra hydration for improved elasticity. 

K Voss Shine On Stick Metallic Sunset

This highlighter stick is available in two shades – metallic sunrise and sparkling rose. I received metallic sunrise. Because I’m quite pale, I can use this as a blush or as a highlighter – it all depend on how much I apply and how much I blend it out. The below is swatched without blending so you can see how intense the colour can be.

K Voss Shine On Stick Metallic Sunset

Ingredients 100% Cruelty-Free and Vegan | Camelina Sativa (Wild Flax) Seed Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Candelilla (Euphorbia Cerifera) Wax, Silica, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Clycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Microcrystalline Wax (Cera Microcristallina), Theobroma Grandiflorum (Cupuocu) Seed Butter, Sorbic Acid. [+/- (May Coantain/ Peut Contenir) Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci77981), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77942, Ci 77499), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850)].

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

Petit Vour Unboxing & First Impressions October 2019

Hello, hello! My September Petit Vour box finally arrived on  October 25th. 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 October 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 @1.3621  my box cost me $31.33 CAD this month.

Petit Vour October 2019

Let’s take a look:

Petit Vour October 2019

KVoss Shine On Stick (full size $28 USD)

A buildable and blendable cream highlighter stick with an iridescent finish that glides on easily for on-the-go glow.

The creamy formula of this one of a kind product can be used alone or under other highlighters for a more intense effect. Its iridescent shimmer finish adds dimension and a pearlescent glow to the skin that leaves a gorgeously subtle shine with one swipe while delivering lit-from-within luminosity for a marvelous no-makeup makeup look. 

The main ingredient, Cupuaçu butter, comes from the Rain Forest and is known for its uniquely rich content of phytosterols which benefit dry and damaged skin. It combats free radicals in the tissue, and fatty acids to protect and moisturize, delivering a true healing and restructuring benefits as it improves the skin’s moisture barrier with ultra hydration for improved elasticity. 

Petit Vour October 2019

I’ve tried a few KVoss products and liked them a lot, so hopefully I’ll like this highlighter stick as well! It is super pretty shade!

Province Apothecary Moisturizing Cleanser + Makeup Remover (sample size 30ml $20 USD, full size 120ml $44 USD)

The Moisturizing Cleanser + Makeup Remover with Avocado & Raspberry Oil is great for all skin types. These hydrating oils remove makeup & excess oil, restoring your skin’s natural radiance while gently cleansing without over-drying your skin or destroying its natural pH. Raspberry Oil stimulates cell turnover, rejuvenating skin. Bergamot Oil clears congestion. Frankincense tones the skin. Lavender heals blemishes and works as a restorative. This essential oil blend calms, reduces stress, and relaxes your parasympathetic nervous system. The cleanser helps your skin stay nourished, balanced, and healthy.

Petit Vour October 2019

This sounds great! For now it will be getting stashed as I have several cleansers that I’m testing out for the CertClean 5th Annual Beauty Awards Judging Panel.

Akar Skin Balance Toning Mist (sample size 0.5oz, $12 USD, full size 2.4oz $55 USD)

This fine, non-sticky mist of rose and orange blossom sets gently into skin to provide hydration. Balance enables greater absorption of nutrients by lowering skin’s surface tension. Formulated to strengthen the acid mantle layer by restoring pH to optimum level and keeping environmental pathogens out.

The mist does not contain irritants like alcohol, nor is it watered down with water fillers, ensuring noticeably softer and luminous skin with use. For all skin types.

Petit Vour October 2019

I love toner mists, and this one sounds perfect for my skin! Can’t wait to test it out!

LUXE Botanics Camu Brightening Moisturizer (sample size 0.34oz, $10 USD, full size 2oz, $85 USD)

Revitalise skin’s natural luminosity with this buttery soft moisturising cream infused with vitamin C rich Camu Camu. Potent concentrations of this Amazonian superfruit supports cellular energy to fade the appearance of dark spots, repair the look and feel of environmental damage and reveal a vibrant, glowing complexion.

Best suited for dull, sun damaged or lackluster skin. 

Petit Vour October 2019

Can’t wait to try this one out, sounds awesome – my skin does really well with vitamin C based products!

Petit Vour October 2019

This month’s box has a total value of $70 USD, and with the exchange rate that I paid, that works out to be $95.35 CAD!

What do you think of this month’s box? Reviews to follow soon!

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Disclosure: I pay for this subscription box!

 

Lauren B. Beauty Nail Growth Serum Review

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Today I’m reviewing the Lauren B. Beauty Nail Growth Serum that came in my September Petit Vour box. [info in italics taken from the Petit Vour website]

Lauren B. Beauty Nail Growth Serum

Salvation for fragile, brittle nails that refuse to grow. This sheer blend of amino acids, antioxidants, Vitamins E and C, peptides and biotin sinks in instantly to boost natural nail growth and strength.

Lauren B. Beauty Nail Growth Serum

My nails grow fast, but some of my nails have weak spots, so I was pleased to see this Nail Serum in the hopes that it would help strengthen them.

Lauren B. Beauty Nail Growth Serum

Just before I started using this serum, I cracked the nail on my middle finger really badly at a weak spot in my nail straight down the center – OUCH! I’ve been using this Nail Growth Serum twice a day for over two weeks now, and I can say that my nails are definitely stronger!

Lauren B. Beauty Nail Growth Serum

Ingredients 100% Cruelty-Free and Vegan | Water (Aqua), Polysorbate 20, Glycerin, VP/VA Copolymer, PVP, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Lavendula Hybrida (Lavandin) Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Cananga Odorate (Ylang Ylang) Flower Oil, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Propylene Glycol, Panthenol, Niacinamide, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Carthamus Tinctorium (Safflower) Oil, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Betaine, Sodium Pca, Sodium Lactate, Arginine, Aspartic Acid, PCA, Glycine, Alanine, Serine Valine, Threonine, Proline, Isoleucine, Phenylalanine, Histidine, Butylene, Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin.

Do you use a nail serum?

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

Seaweed Bath Co. Awaken Firming Detox Body Cream Review

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Today I’m reviewing the Seaweed Bath Co. Awaken Firming Detox Body Cream that came in my September Petit Vour box. [info in italics taken from the Petit Vour website]

Seaweed Bath Co 1

The Firming Detox Cream deeply moisturizes and detoxifies for smoother, firmer-looking skin. Organic, sustainably-harvested bladderwrack seaweed with 65+ vitamins and minerals naturally detoxifies and promotes skin elasticity. Antioxidant-rich green coffee bean extract helps to detoxify and protect the skin against damaging free radicals. Detoxifying green tea extract, rich in potent antioxidants, protects and moisturizes. Hyaluronic acid locks in moisture while strengthening the skin’s natural barrier. Best to minimize the appearance of cellulite and improve skin appearance. 

The Seaweed Bath Co. Firming Detox Cream

Seaweed is such a great bodycare ingredient. This is a really great body cream, very hydrating and quick absorbing and not heavy or greasy feeling. The scent is mild, sweetly orange mixed with something else that I can’t quite identify.

The Seaweed Bath Co. Firming Detox Cream

Ingredients 100% Cruelty-Free and Vegan | Aqua (Water) with Fucus Vesiculosus (Bladderwrack Seaweed) Extract, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Vegetable Glycerin, Stearic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate, Stearyl Alcohol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Unrefined Shea) Butter, Coffea Arabica (Green Coffee Bean) Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid), Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Caffeine, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Oil, Ethylhexylglycerin, Allantoin, Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E), Polysorbate-80, Aleurites Moluccana (Kukui) Oil, Phenethyl Alcohol, Panthenol, Carbomer, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract.

The Seaweed Bath Co. Firming Detox Cream

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

Moon Rivers Naturals Peppermint Lava Salt Hand + Body Soap Review

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Moon Rivers Naturals Peppermint Lava Salt Hand & Body Soap

Today I’m reviewing the Moon Rivers Naturals Peppermint Lava Salt Hand + Body Soap that came in my September Petit Vour box. [info in italics taken from the Petit Vour website]

Moon Rivers Naturals Peppermint Lava Salt Hand & Body Soap

For those deathly afraid of a used bar of soap, Moon Rivers Naturals uses the classic oil combination in their bar soaps liquified. They are enhanced with black lava salt and a pinch of activated charcoal for a light detox, and peppermint essential oil to calm your soul and leave your skin with a nice tingle.  This soap is great for face and hands too! 

Moon Rivers Naturals Peppermint Lava Salt Hand & Body Soap

This liquid soap / body wash is so freaking good! It smells amazing (perfect for a morning shower) – the peppermint scent really has a zing to it! And it makes your skin feel super clean but still hydrated. Love it!

Moon Rivers Naturals Peppermint Lava Salt Hand & Body Soap

Ingredients 100% Cruelty-Free and Vegan | Saponified Coconut Oil*, Castor Oil, Jojoba Oil, Vegetable Glycerine*, Guar Gum*, Activated Charcoal, Hawaiian Lava Salt, Citric Acid, Peppermint Essential Oil, Non-GMO Vitamin E | *Certified Organic Ingredients. 

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

Jane Iredale LipDrink Lip Balm SPF 15 Review

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Today I’m reviewing the Jane Iredale LipDrink Lip Balm SPF 15 that came in my September Petit Vour box. [info in italics taken from the Petit Vour website]

Jane Iredale LipDrink Lip Balm SPF 15

Quench your lips with hydrating protection that will leave lips feeling moisturized, protected and refreshingly scented. Mouthwatering moisture in a lip-saving, lemon flavor balm. Broad spectrum SPF 15 sunscreen. A variety of waxes and oils combine to provide an antioxidant-rich protective shield.

Jane Iredale LipDrink Lip Balm SPF 15

The LipDrink Lip Balm is available in five shades:

  • Flirt – sheer peachy pink
  • Crush – sheer berry
  • Tease – shimmery plum brown
  • Buff – sheer nude
  • Sheer – sheer

Jane Iredale LipDrink Lip Balm SPF 15

I received the shade Flirt. It is a subtle soft pink.

As a lip balm addict, I’m always happy to try out a lip balm.

Jane Iredale LipDrink Lip Balm SPF 15

And I love that this one has SPF in it. This is a really lovely lip balm, hydrating without feeling waxy, and the sweet lemon scent is so nice and not over scented.

This is my first Jane Iredale product, I’m curious to try more! Have you tried anything from Jane Iredale?

Jane Iredale LipDrink Lip Balm SPF 15

Ingredients 100% Cruelty-Free and Vegan | Titanium Dioxide 1.75%, Vegetable Oil, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate, Copernicia Cerifera Cera, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Lotus Corniculatus (Lotus Flower) Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Coconut Alkanes, Stearic Acid, Coffea Arabica (Coffee) Seed Extract, Rubus Fruticosus (Blackberry) Fruit Extract, Alumina, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil
May Contain: Mica, Iron Oxides (CI 77489, CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850)(Aka 202), Red 30 Lake (CI 73360)

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

Petit Vour Unboxing & First Impressions September 2019

Hello, hello! My September Petit Vour box finally arrived on  September 24th. 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 September 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 @1.3682  my box cost me $31.47 CAD this month.

Petit Vour September 2019

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

Petit Vour September 2019

Jane Iredale LipDrink Lip Balm SPF 15 (0.14 oz / 4 g – $17 USD)

Quench your lips with hydrating protection that will leave lips feeling moisturized, protected and refreshingly scented. Mouthwatering moisture in a lip-saving, lemon flavor balm. Broad spectrum SPF 15 sunscreen. A variety of waxes and oils combine to provide an antioxidant-rich protective shield.

Petit Vour September 2019

As a lip balm addict, I am always happy to see a lip balm, especially one with SPF added!

The Seaweed Bath Co Awaken Firming Detox Body Cream (sample size 1.5 oz – $4 USD, full size 6 oz – $15 USD)

The Firming Detox Cream deeply moisturizes and detoxifies for smoother, firmer-looking skin. Organic, sustainably-harvested bladderwrack seaweed with 65+ vitamins and minerals naturally detoxifies and promotes skin elasticity. Antioxidant-rich green coffee bean extract helps to detoxify and protect the skin against damaging free radicals. Detoxifying green tea extract, rich in potent antioxidants, protects and moisturizes. Hyaluronic acid locks in moisture while strengthening the skin’s natural barrier. Best to minimize the appearance of cellulite and improve skin appearance. 

Petit Vour September 2019

This sounds great! I can’t wait to try it out! Seaweed is such a great skin / body care ingredient.

Moon Rivers Naturals Peppermint Lava Salt Hand + Body Soap (sample size $5 USD, full size 8 oz – $18)

For those deathly afraid of a used bar of soap, Moon Rivers Naturals uses the classic oil combination in their bar soaps liquified. They are enhanced with black lava salt and a pinch of activated charcoal for a light detox, and peppermint essential oil to calm your soul and leave your skin with a nice tingle. This soap is great for face and hands too!  

Petit Vour September 2019

This sounds nice! I love peppermint in body wash / soap – it is so energizing in the mornings.

Lauren B. Beauty Nail Growth Serum (full size 0.08 oz – $75 USD)

Salvation for fragile, brittle nails that refuse to grow. This sheer blend of amino acids, antioxidants, Vitamins E and C, peptides and biotin sinks in instantly to boost natural nail growth and strength. 

Petit Vour September 2019

Wow, a full size nail growth serum! My nails could use some strengthening, so this will be well used.

Petit Vour September 2019

The September box is worth $101 USD and with the exchange rate that I paid at $1.3682, that works out to be $138.19 CAD – I think that this is the highest valued box since I first subscribed around 2 years ago!

Reviews to follow once I’ve had a chance to try everything out!

What do you think of this month’s box?

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Disclosure: I pay for my Petit Vour subscription.