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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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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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!

 

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

Have you tried this toner? Do you have a favourite facial toner?

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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

Have you tried this serum? What do you use for breakouts?

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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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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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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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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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