January 15, 2018

10 New Skincare Picks for Spring 2018

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Banana Bright Eye Creme, Baggage Claim Gold Eye Masks, SOS Comfort Nourishing Balm Mask, there’s a little something for everyone in the skincare world at the moment whether you’re suffering from dry skin, puffy eyes, or just have tired, dull looking skin!

Here’s 10 new skincare picks for the Spring 2018 season to get your skin in perfect condition!

Yes To Coconut Ultra Hydrating Energizing Coffee DIY Powder-To-Clay Mask $15.99
Mix up your own DIY Mask and hydrate dry skin with a jolt of coffee, almond milk, honey, and aloe.

Julep Dream Big Nightly Renewal Pressed Serum with BHA $36
This skincare stick deeply hydrates skin while exfoliating it over night to reveal smoother skin with a formula enriched with Salicylic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate, and Ceramides.

Clarins SOS Comfort Nourishing Balm Mask $34
I’m a huge lover of Clarins Flash Balm so, if this new mask is as good as that formula I’m all about it. This mask promises to relieve dryness in 10 minutes while leaving skin supple with a formula enriched with mango butter.

Yes to Triple Masking Kit with Cucumber, Charcoal and Grapefruit $3.99
A multi-masking kit that contains three mud masks which act to target specific areas of your face to bright, curb oil, and smooth, and soothe skin.

Julep You Got This Pressed Serum Daily Moisturizer $36
This stick moisturizer makes applying your daily dose of moisture easy. Simply slide it across your face and pat into place the blend of ceramides, camellia seed oil, and Sodium Hyaluronate act to hydrate skin and allows it to retain moisture so skin is smoother and well hydrated throughout the day!

Ole Henriksen Banana Bright Eye Crème $38
Wake up those tired eyes with this vitamin C enriched eye cream that’s tinted yellow which acts to neutralize dark circles and brighten up the eye area instantly.

Wander Beauty Baggage Claim Gold Eye Masks $25
Do your eyes need a pick me up? These gold foil masks help to brighten, hydrate, and reduce the appearance of dark circles with Hyaluronic acid that hydrates and helps to retain moisture while plumping up the skin under eyes!

Sephora Peel-off Mask $20
Sephora is getting into the world of peel-off masks with this formula that contains grapefruit and vitamin E to remove dirt, oil, and impurities while leaving skin smooth and radiant.

Eve Lom Radiance Face Oil $80
Bless be! I’m happy to see Eve Lom finally has a hydrating facial oil! This quick absorbing oil contains a blend of oils including help and avocado that act to leave skin smooth and well hydrate for up to 12 hours.

Julep So Awake Depuffing Gel Eye Cream $38
Puffy eye woe? This lightweight eye cream promises to hydrate, depuff, and reduce dark circles with caffeine, Sodium Hyaluronate, and collagen.

Yes to Superblueberries Skin Recharging 3-In-1 Mask, Scrub & Cleanser $15.99
A Greek yogurt and blueberry facial mask with a three in one formula that acts to deeply clean skin while exfoliating it and keeping it smooth and radiant.

I’m always looking forward to trying out new skincare so be sure to tune in this month as I’m testing a few of these now and should have reviews shortly!

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About the Muse

Isabella MuseIsabella is just an average everyday geeky girl who doesn’t blend her eyeshadow correctly, wears too much blush, and hopes she never finds her holy grail products because she likes the thrill of the chase so much. Her mission is to bring you super honest reviews on makeup, skincare, fragrance and all things beauty. She’s in no way an expert on the topic and she sure as hell isn’t a super model. But she’s passionate about makeup and is seeking like-minded individuals that like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and ones that enjoy spending hundreds of dollars at Sephora without feeling buyer’s remorse. If you’re that person feel free to reach out and leave a comment.

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  • Deb

    I’m really intrigued by the Julep pressed serum. There’s just something about solid stick products that get to me. I know there’s the possible contamination issue, but I regularly use the UD makeup removing oil stick and have had zero problems. I kind of like this trend.

      • Deb

        Agreed. More companies need to make stuff like this so it’s easier to get around the stupid 3-1-1 rules

        • Donna

          I love Clarins too. That mask is really nice, in a bright tube. but..dry skin girl, you have to try the Dr. Hauschka moisture mask for a really intense , fabulous hydrating mask, and on sale at lovely skin! I bought 2

  • Dee

    The two Julep stick products are ones I want to try. Perfect for travel! Also the Ole Henriksen Banana Eye Cream.

  • kjh

    Yeah, the Julep sounds good. Julep tends to be so. Proven ingredients, fairly simple formulas that will work for most. But the cleansing stick I had melted in indirect light, certainly not 80 degrees. Because the bottom retaining disc was designed cut out, chunks fell into the bottom of the cylinder. At least you could unscrew it and use it. The product was good, though. Now I have trust issues with stick products. If I knew the push up disc was solid, i’d spring for it.

  • Christina

    The Ole Banana Cream does absolutely nothing for me. I don’t have dark circles unless I’m bad and go to bed at 3 a.m. (darn dramas!), and all I really need is some illumination to make me look refreshed, but this cream does none of that. It’s really sheer, but the yellow colour is definitely too dark on me and casts sort of a yellow glow on me (opposite of what I want).
    It’s also got a strange sticky texture that doesn’t glide well, but does absorb pretty well after a few minutes. All it does for me is hydrate, but I look more tired with it on than with it off.

    I popped on Sephora to see what the reviews were and was shocked at how pretty much all the reviewers received the product from Influenster and therefore gave it a 4-5 star review. I swear, I cannot trust reviews on Sephora anymore and have to rely on knowing my ingredients and doing thorough research.

    • Isabella Muse

      I HAD a funny feeling this was a gimmick. Mally Beauty used to have a product like this and it was kind of cool and pigmented so it did neutralize a bit but yeah, I had my doubts about this one. I’m glad you let me know I aws about to buy it. Influenster is a black spot on beauty review world. It’s a bunch of BS. Not only are the reviews all glowing but I also have people they steal my reviews and repost them on their own. Grrr! So untrustworthy.

      • Christina

        Yeah, it’s definitely not very illuminating. If I apply it to the back of my hand , I can see a slight sheen for about a minute until it dries down. LOL! It probably won’t look as yellow on someone who is darker than me, but it’s definitely nothing special. Those who gave it a negative/mediocre review pretty much had the same experience as me. Stick to your eye creams/serums with vitamin C and pair it with a good highlighter, and you’re all set!

        I had no idea Influenster is that bad! I really only started noticing them in 2017, and now every review I read ends with the disclaimer. It’s like Amazon all over again! Stealing your reviews is going way too far, though!

        • Isabella Muse

          I figured as much 🙁 thanks for confirming it. I hate to sound like a bitter blogger but I hate it. It’s such a cop out. They are likely working with brands to get products out there and into the hands of the public for positive reviews. That sucks because it’s basically lying to consumers who trust these “reviews”. OMG I can’t even trust book reviews on Amazon anymore because everything was given to someone to read! It pisses me off but eh what can you do? I emailed them once to remove a bunch of reviews a user stole and they were, “We’ll have to look into if the content is really yours and get back to you” or something along those lines. I never bothered again.

    • Erin

      I think I might be the only person on Influenster who actually leaves honest feedback, whether they like it or not. I refuse to have my opinions bought, even if that means never being selected for a campaign again.

  • stirfryedshana

    Not sure if you’re really able to help but you certainly know more about skincare than myself lol. I’m trying to take better care of my skin but I’m on a VERY small budget. Right now some staples I use are Mario Badescue rosewater facial spray, Thayers witch hazel rose toner, and an exfoliant shower. I recently started using Alba Botanics for my awful chin/neck acne, and St Ives collagen and elastin moisturizer. What kind of things am I missing? I have combo skin (super dry some places, oily tzone, huge nose pores), adult acne, scarring, and really textured undereyes. Any product recommendations?

    • Isabella Muse

      Skincare can be tricky! I can make some great suggestions for dry skin but I really know nothing about larger pores adult acne, and scarring. I’m sorry! I suffer from dry, flakier skin that’s dull and tired looking. But perhaps one of my readers can step in and offer some suggestions 🙂

  • Ashley

    The say Yes to one sounds yummy, I may be tempted to eat it:) jk jk. It will be interesting to see if it does all the things it says it does.