A “Yeouthful” Ingredient – Retinol

I don’t know about you, but as each year ticks by, I continue to search for products that will help keep my skin looking “yeouthful.” Retinol is a great ingredient to do just that… And when combined with the ingredients of Hyaluronic Acid, Vitamin E and Aloe, you have Yeouth Skincare’s Retinol 2.5 Serum.

Ingredients:

  • Retinol – Retinol is a form of Vitamin A that stimulates the renewal of skin cells, therefore diminishing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, smoothing out the skin and even preventing acne outbreaks.
  • Hyaluronic Acid – This is a miracle ingredient that hydrates the skin and stimulates cell regeneration.
  • Vitamin E – This antioxidant protects the skin from free radicals and reduces skin damage caused by UV rays. It is also commonly referred to as a “wound healer.”
  • Aloe – This ingredient is known to soothe the skin and reduce irritations and inflammations.

The Verdict: I have been using this serum for the past few weeks, and while it can take months to see the full benefits of retinol, but I have noticed my skin smoothing out.

Please note – Since this product contains retinol, my skin has been more sensitive to exfoliants and certain ingredients since I started using it. But the redness does go away after about half an hour, and the Aloe and Hyaluronic Acid help keep the skin soothed and moisturized.

If you want to try this Yeouth Skincare serum (or any other Yeouth product), use code SOCIAL20 for 20% off at https://yeouth.com/products/retinol-2-5-serum-with-hyaluronic-acid-vitamin-e-and-aloe-vera

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Bliss’s FabuLips is Fabu-Not

Happy Skincare Sunday! Hopefully you all had a great weekend and are adjusting to the time change and lost hour of sleep. Not going to lie, Spring Forward is always a little rough for me… LOL.

So, I normally love all things Bliss. I always love their Oxygen Facials at their spas, use their Makeup Melt to remove my makeup and have a lot of success with their masks. That said, I was excited to finally try their Fabulips Sugar Scrub and Polish and had such high hopes for it. I really wanted to love it. But… to be completely honest with you… it was just ok.

The Positives:

  • With ingredients that include natural oils, vitamins and butters, this product is incredibly moisturizing.
  • It smells delish!

The Negatives:

  • With sugar granules and walnut shells, you would think this would be a great scrub… but it’s not. It barely exfoliates the lips.
  • It leaves the lips and skin around your mouth very oily.

The Verdict – I would not recommend this product. There are better options out there.

Just A Little Healing Mask

A huge thank you to The Healing Tree for sending me these Collagen Face Masks for Acne Prone Skin to review. I tried one earlier this week, and the mask has a relaxing minty scent and feels very cooling on the skin.

This mask is both environmentally friendly (it even uses biodegradable paper) and filled with effective ingredients. See below:

  • Fish Collagen – Did you know fish collagen is a Type 1 collagen that absorbs more efficiently than any other form of collagen? It is a great anti-aging ingredient that makes the skin look smoother and firmer while increasing cell regeneration.
  • Calendula – Extracted from Marigolds, Calendula oil is thought to possess antibacterial and anti-inflammatory elements, which makes it a common skincare ingredient to fight and clear up acne.
  • Tea Tree Oil – Tea Tree Oil is known to have a lot of benefits for skin. It has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antiseptic elements, making it a great ingredient to fight acne, soothe skin and itchiness and even help heal wounds.

After using this face mask, I did not notice much of an immediate difference in my skin… BUT, in the following days, I did notice that my breakouts started to clear up. That said, if you are looking for a mask that works instantly, this might not be for you. But if you are ok waiting a couple days for the ingredients of this mask to improve your skin, you should totally check it out.

If you are interested in this mask, or other masks I have tried, you can find it at in my new Amazon Influencer Store https://www.amazon.com/shop/totaltash

*Please note that these masks were sent to me for free by The Healing Tree and Shop Trendship to try.

Something Old, Something New

I love collecting clothes. The beauty of clothes is what goes around comes around, so with that collection comes an abundant wardrobe that ends up being more affordable in the end. While not all of my old clothes fit thanks to two little girls and a post-baby body, I’m still lucky enough to have some items that still do the trick.

Now, I have fun shopping my closet and pairing old pieces with new items. Take this outfit for example. I just got these Wild Fable jeans for $20 at Target earlier this week and paired them with this leopard print jacket (that has been in my closet for a lot of years) and viola… I have a fresh outfit that only cost me $20 in recent years.

Outfit: http://www.shopstyle.com/shop/TotallyTash/43221744

In addition to shopping my closet, I also tried the Laura Mercier’s metallic eyeshadows I received in my Influenster Vox Box. I love the Caviar Stick Eye Color. It goes on smoothly and even. Plus, the Magnetic Pink is so pretty on. As for the Caviar Chrome Veil Liquid Eye Color in Rose Gold Metal… The color is very pretty, but it goes on very blotchy. That said, as soon as I blended it in, it looked great, especially paired with Pixi Beauty’s Antique Rose and Metallic Rose shadows from their Eye Reflection Shadow Palette.

Eye Makeup: http://www.shopstyle.com/shop/TotallyTash/43221871

*Please note this post contains affiliate Links. The shadows were also sent to me complimentary for review.

A Panacea For Breakouts


A few weeks ago, Panacea sent me this Daily Facial Cleanser to try. I have been using it ever since… and I kinda love it!

This creamy cleanser does a great job of cleansing your face without drying it out thanks to a perfect combination of the below ingredients:

  • Moisture Shield Complex – made up of Hyaluronic Acid, Glycerin and Methylpropanediol, this complex leaves the skin radiant and moisturized.
  • Laminaria Japonica – this Japanese seaweed removes toxins, leaving behind glowing skin.
  • Vitamin E – this antioxidant prevents UV damage and protects the skin from free radicals.
  • Green Tea Extract – this antioxidant has anti-aging and skin soothing benefits.
  • Fig Extract – this ingredient is known to increase skin hydration and can decrease the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and acne.

Ever since I started using this Panacea cleanser, I have noticed that it helps my skin keep that healthy glow while reducing the number of breakouts. Plus, a little bit of this stuff goes a long way. You’ll be happy to know that it is also Paraben-Free, Cruelty-Free and Sulfate-Free. You should totally check it out.

*Please note, Panacea sent me this Daily Facial Cleanser to try.

A “Yeouth”-ful Serum

By now, you know I’m a huge fan of serums and their ability to fight off the signs of aging, so I was excited to try Yeouth Skincare’s Vitamin C & E Serum with Hyaluronic Acid. This gel serum has the perfect ingredients to achieve that “Yeouth”-ful look:

  • Vitamin C – This antioxidant boosts collagen production, improving skins elasticity and the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while preventing new ones.
  • Vitamin E – This antioxidant protects the skin from free radicals and reduces skin damage caused by UV rays. Vitamin E is also commonly known as a “wound healer.”
  • Hyaluronic Acid – the miracle ingredient that is showing up in tons of skincare products, Hyaluronic Acid hydrates the skin and stimulates cell regeneration, acting similar to retinol but without the side effects.

I have been using this serum for two weeks, and I am a fan. It has definitely helped my skin stay hydrated during these bitter cold days and has helped my skin achieve that youthful look.

Interested in trying this serum? You can buy it here and use code SOCIAL20 for 20% Off: https://yeouth.com/collections/serums/products/vitamin-c-and-e-serum-with-hyaluronic-acid-dp-b01a95400g?fbclid=IwAR1ZbQZSWQIzgC2xjq4T-gYxRzaSyu9nHbqaXswGTuORRL5w-R8CF29jJnE 

*Please note I received this product for free in exchange for an honest review.

Refreshingly Tone…r

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Toner… It’s the often forgotten step in a skincare routine that can make a huge difference in the appearance of your skin. It removes the remaining dirt your cleanser missed, levels out your skin’s pH balance, can help hydrate your skin and even allow the products you use afterwards to absorb better.

As far as toners go, I have been using California Pure Naturals Clarifying Toner for the past month. It has their signature Blackberry Antioxidant Complex that brightens and energizes the skin along with Black Tea, Rose Geranium and Cucumber to soothe the skin, minimize pores and even out your skin tone.

When using this Clarifying Toner, my skin has a refreshing tingling feeling and it leaves my face feeling extra cleansed.

Interested in trying it? You can buy it here: http:// https://amzn.to/2Do8uvK

*Please note that I was gifted this Toner in exchange for an honest review. This post also contains an affiliate link.