I have been using few products from La Prairie Skin Caviar collection including La Prairie Skin Caviar Essence-in-lotion, La Prairie Skin Caviar Liquid Lift, La Prairie Skin Caviar Concealer Foundation SPF 15, and Skin Caviar Essence-in-Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 25 Sunscreen.
I am so excited to share with you two new additions to my La Prairie Skin Caviar Collection including La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Cream and La Prairie Essence of Skin Caviar Eye Complex.
La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Cream
A masterpiece lives beyond the limits of time. Its effect is eternal. It has a distinctive style, an exacting technique, a clear balance, and a refined harmony. La Prarie has remastered its masterpiece with their unparalleled caviar expertise, La Prairie reinvents caviar with a new incarnation, Skin Caviar Luxe Cream is remastered with Caviar Premier, a moisturizing cream that offers a unique dimension of sensorial indulgence paired with lifting and firming. Skin Caviar Luxe Cream is remastered with the new form of caviar combined with La Prairie’s Exclusive Cellular Complex, which gives new life and energy back to the very cells for lifting and firming.
The packaging of the cream is in the iconic cobalt blue jar packaged in a silver jar. The richly colored glass vessel topped with a polished silver cap evoke precision and purity. This design became an immediate classic when it was launched and has been preserved as a homage to the heritage of Skin Caviar Collection. To ensure the purity of the cream is maintained, a sleek spatula is included to wipe a small amount onto the fingertips. The cream has the signature caviar fragrance and a rich texture that glides on the skin smoothly, leaving it feeling exceptionally soft.
The key ingredients and technology include:
Caviar Premier, is an innovative blend of 7 active ingredients are designed to augment and enrich natural Caviar Extract with caviar mimetics. It reflects and surpasses natural caviar’s amazing skincare potential. It helps with lifting and firming benefits, and also helps increase elasticity.
Refining fruit acids including alpha hydroxy acids of botanical origin which exfoliates gently to retexturize the skin’s surface. Polyglucoronic acid and microalgae extract complex help stimulate the surface skin.
Soothing, smoothing, and hydrating actives to calm the skin, smooth lines, and moisturize the skin. Shea butter and high molecular weight sodium hyaluronate increase water retention in the skin. Green tea and chamomile extracts soothe the skin. Vitamins A, C, E provide anti-oxidant protection.
La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Cream is an amazing addition to my skincare routine. It feels so rich yet lightweight, glides onto the skin so easily and sinks in to give a smooth, refined, and firm skin. My skin feels so soft, toned, supple, and tightened. I have been really happy with how my skin behaves when I use this cream, I do see and feel the transformation it has made. There is no residue after applying the cream, there is very natural glow, my pores look so tight and skin looks like a smooth canvas. It works perfectly under my makeup as well as during the night. It has not caused any breakouts or congestion on my combination skin, instead, I do feel my skin is so much toned and firm. This is indeed such an exquisite experience to indulge in this precious cocktail of amazing ingredients remastered into this masterpiece.
La Prairie Essence of Skin Caviar Eye Complex
La Prairie Essence of Skin Caviar Eye Complex is a firming eye gel which is lightweight, rapidly penetrating gel that firms, nourishes and re-energizes the eye zone, improving tone and texture and leaving the delicate skin around the eyes brightened and hydrated. It helps with the signs of stress and fatigue, and imperfections are erased. It is infused with caviar extract, which helps increase firmness and elasticity, while the brand’s exclusive Cellular Complex uses cutting-edge biotechnological ingredients to help revitalize and energize at the cellular level.
The exclusive formula helps boost long-term moisture retention while helping to soothe the delicate skin around the eye. It moisturizes the delicate skin around the eye. Calms skin and reduces the feeling of puffiness. It also smooths the look of lines and primes skin for makeup application. I use it morning and evening, one dot under my eye, and apply with a light tapping motion from the outer to the inner corner. It may be extended from the outer corner to hairline and applied to the upper eyelid.
I am so obsessed with this eye gel, there is no irritation, no fragrance, and no residue. My eye area looks lighter and tighter, I feel it is getting more and tighter with each passing day. It works well with other skin care products I use, even under my makeup. It has been my go to in my everyday skincare routine to keep my eye area firm, smooth, hydrated, and bright, or on the days I need a quick fix for tired puffy eyes.
I highly recommend you to check the new La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Cream and La Prairie Essence of Skin Caviar Eye Complex. They are so worth the price and if you believe in taking good care of your skin, not just for today but also for the future, to have good quality skin. La Prairie is available at Holt Renfrew, Nordstrom, and Saks Fifth Avenue.
Givenchy Le Rouge Perfecto has been one of my top five lip balms aka maximizer aka pink enhancer since last few years. I did review it last year here. Givenchy Le Rouge Perfecto is an ultra-moisturizing balm, a plumping, and color-boosting concentrate with a pink finish, the all-in-one Rouge Perfecto is available in three new customized shades this year in 2018.
The three new shades include:
No 2 Intense Pink – a pink for an ultra-intense result (new)
No 3 Sparkling Pink – a peach pink encrusted with silver pearlescent particles for a ‘party glow’ look (new)
No 4 Blue Pink – a plum pink sprinkled with pearlescent particles for a ‘disco-ball’ effect on the lips (new)
The 3-in-1 Rouge Perfecto formula combines moisture, lip care, and natural color in one. It is an innovative complex that instantly plumps up lips while its melting texture with shea extract offers hydration and comfort. It works perfectly to repair and soften even the driest lips, like mine. The eosin contained in the formula reacts to the lips’ pH for a natural and customized effect.
The packaging is perfection, sheathed in the same pink leather as the original Le Rouge Perfecto, along with metallic tube encapsulating the product. The new Rouge Perfecto shades are a great addition to create a fresh and natural look. It is easy to apply, keeps my lips moisturized, comfortable throughout the day, I do reapply after few hours though but overall, it really treats my dry and peeling lips making them look plump and pink. Another great thing is, it will look different on different people, means it reacts with the lips pH and imparts the color to lips based on the person’s respective pH value of lips. The sparkle in the new shades is not intense but very beautiful, you will be able to notice it and it looks so natural and beautiful, can be used as an everyday lip balm and lip tint with add-ons of plump and moisturized lips which look very youthful.
I would highly recommend you to check Givenchy Le Rouge Perfecto if you have not tried it yet. And if you are a fan of it like me, you need to check the new shades, they are gorgeous. Givenchy Le Rouge Perfecto is available at Sephora and Holt Renfrew.
As fall is almost here, I am already feeling the need for warm, dense, and rich scents in the house. And the Pumpkin Chai Collection from Nest Fragrances is really keeping my desire cozy and warm vibes fulfilled this time of the year. The NEST Fragrances Everyday Collection of luxury scented candles combines color, texture, and fragrance to enhance your everyday living and entertaining experience.
The glass vases are designed to complement the beauty of their surroundings and the classic shape and modern stripe etching will complement any décor. Each fragrance has been created by the most accomplished perfumers at the world’s leading fragrance houses. NEST Fragrances candles are made with a premium, soft, highly refined, cosmetic-grade wax that was developed over many years to optimize burn and fragrance diffusion. The ingredients used are the highest grade of wax materials and the finest fragrance oils available. NEST Fragrances candles are well-known for infusing a room with fragrance.
As per the official description, Pumpkin Chai Collection is a fragrant blend of wild pumpkin, spicy masala chai, cardamom, ginger and cinnamon, Pumpkin Chai brings a cozy, warm and inviting ambiance to any autumn occasion or celebration. Nest Fragrances Pumpkin Chai Scented Candle smells amazing, it is strong but not overpowering. The candle has a very long burn time which makes it really worth checking out. It is perfect for the fall and winter season for home as well as a gift. When unlit, it adds a very light and delicious scent to the room. When I lit it on the main floor, I can smell it on the upper floors and even the basement for the next few hours and even the next day when I come back home from work. It is worth checking out if you like gourmand, pumpkin spice types scents.
Nest Fragrance Pumpkin Chai Reed Diffuser is an elegant reed diffuser that creates a cozy ambiance with a blend of pumpkin, spicy chai, ginger, and cinnamon notes. NEST’s elegant Reed Diffusers are carefully crafted with the highest quality fragrance oils and are designed to continuously fill any space with a lush, memorable fragrance. The alcohol-free formula releases fragrance slowly and evenly into the air for approximately 90 days. The reed diffuser is a great way to add a nice fragrance to the house in a very subtle and not overpowering way and to have it there all the time. It is a nice mix of sweet and spicy sides of the pumpkin.
Nest Fragrances Pumpkin Chai Collection including the Nest Fragrances Pumpkin Chai Scented Candle and Nest Fragrance Pumpkin Chai Reed Diffuser is available at Sephora Canada, Nordstrom, and Saks Fifth Avenue.
Concealers are such multi-purpose products that are one sure shot which helps you look fresh, radiant, and youthful. Rodial has launched a new concealer, Rodial Diamond Concealer, which I have been testing since last few weeks, and few of you might already know that from my Instagram stories. First thing first, I am really liking how this concealer works, I use a very little amount under my eyes and it just makes my whole face lift up and lit up, if you know what I mean.
Rodial Diamond Concealer
Rodial Diamond Concealer is described as a sublime fluid-cream concealer which provides an immediate flawless and traceless finish, covering and neutralizing blemishes and dark circles. The lightweight formula melts effortlessly into the skin, creating an airbrushed, healthy radiance. Imperfections are perfectly camouflaged while minimizing the depth of shadows and wrinkles. A natural, luminous effect with medium to full coverage, which sits smoothly on the skin without drying or creasing. The buildable texture can also be layered throughout the day for quick touch-ups.
The key ingredients include Diamond core powder which works to create a flattering, youthful appearance to skin, Sea Fennel Extract which helps to boost collagen production to smooth and firm fine lines, Vitamin E that protects skin from damaging free-radicals while repairing and hydrating the skin.
I am using Shade 30 for my medium tan skin tone. It has a yellow undertone, warm shade, for light to medium skin. The texture is lightweight, yet creamy fluid, blends in seamlessly into the skin, sets to a semi-matte, velvet finish. The staying power is really amazing, stays on for over 7 hours and does not crease or sticks to the problem areas.
To use, ‘Using the precise cushion-tip applicator, apply a small amount to the area of imperfection and either gently dab with the fingertip to blend, or use the Eye Sculpt brush to gently blend into the skin. For best results, use Rodial Baking Powder to set for a long-wear finish. The buildable texture can also be layered during the day for quick touch-ups.’
Rodial Suede Lips
Suede lips are jumbo lip crayons with long-lasting, non-drying formula is enriched with Vitamin E and has a creamy texture, allowing the color to glide on effortlessly for smooth looking lips with a pop of color. They are highly pigmented and have a matte finish.
They have a good pigment and glide on easily on the lips, they are comfortable to wear and stay on well for over 4 hours until I feel the need to touch up. The formula is not drying and does not emphasize or clings to the lips when my lips are dry.
After Hours has a deep burgundy maroon shade.
Overdressed has a berry pink shade.
Power Play has a deep classic red shade.
Rodial Eyeshadow Palette
Rodial Eyeshadow Palette is described as an ultimate capsule collection of complementary nude shades for the eyes. In a classic Rodial mini-palette, this contains a range of six neutral, high pigment shadows to define the lids and line the eyes for the woman on-the-go. With a selection of matte and pearl shades, you can create a range of looks, from the everyday neutral sculpted eye to a more dramatic smokey eye for the evening. The silky soft texture is easily blendable whilst providing long-lasting wear to take you from day to night.
This is a beautiful nude palette for an everyday look. The formula is pigmented and blends in very easily. It does not smudge or fall off and stays put with an eye primer for a whole day and without the eye primer, it stays on well for over 6 to 7 hours. I do give it some time to blend and set it which avoid creasing.
I am also enjoying the brushes from Rodial, they are very soft and dense, makes the application of the product a breeze. The Airbrush Foundation Brush is a multi-functional wonder brush with densely packed soft touch bristles that form a full, firm domed shape for effortless makeup application that blends seamlessly into skin. The tapered tip allows for the easy and equal application of foundation and concealer products to difficult to reach areas. Also allows for precision powder application across the T-zone and hollows of cheekbones. The result is a perfectly even, airbrushed finish.
The Baking Brush is a perfect tool to complement our loose baking powder, the baking brush has been specifically designed with soft, dense hairs to allow for easy application of loose powder. You’ll be able to apply your powder with ease and precision and it’s the ideal tool for buffing and dusting off excess powder so you can achieve that flawless suede matte finish to your complexion.
The Eye Blending Brush with densely packed, dome-shaped bristles the Eye Blending Brush is the perfect multi-tasker, ideal for all over shadow application, blending, shading and contouring, allowing you to create a variety of looks from subtle to sultry.
Rodial Makeup is available at Shoppers Drug Mart, Murale, and Beautyboutique.
Omorovicza products have been in my skincare routine for almost a decade now and are a brand I trust. I do have the Acid Fix, Midnight Radiance Mask, Ultramoor Mud Mask, Queen of Hungary Mist still on rotation. Omorovicza’s newest product launches include four products, Omorovicza Cashmere Cleanser, Omorovicza Hydra Melting Cleanser, Omorovicza Magic Moisture Mist, and Omorovicza Oxygen Booster which are all available in Canada.
Omorovicza Cashmere Cleanser
Omorovicza Cashmere Cleanser (CAD $90) is described as a gentle, comforting yet indulgent cleanser has the soft feel of cashmere as it glides onto the skin. Infused with nourishing, gentle and soothing age defying actives, the light formulation removes impurities without stripping, leaving skin feeling cashmere soft, hydrated and clean.
The cleanser contains Calendula extract (known for its anti-inflammatory and decongestive properties, helps to soothe and restore the skin), Apricot kernel oil ( rich in vitamins A and E, helps to rejuvenate and nourish the skin and promote collagen
production), Shea butter (nourishes, moisturizes and helps boost the skin’s lipid content), Omorovicza’s patented Healing ConcentrateTM (it leaves skin firmer, more supple and younger-looking)
The cleanser has a creamy texture and is a great option for the second cleanse in the evening and as a first cleanse in the mornings. It feels very gentle and soothing on the skin. The skin feels clean, pure, balanced, supple, and comfortable to continue with the next steps in the skincare routine. To use this ‘Wet the hands and with a pea-sized amount of product, massage in circular motions across the face and neck, rinsing thoroughly with a damp mitten. Gentle enough for everyday use.’ It is suitable for most of the skin types including sensitive, dry, oily, combination, and normal.
Omorovicza Hydra Melting Cleanser
Omorovicza Hydra Melting Cleanser (CAD $135) – Omorovicza will relaunch its Hydra Melting Cleanser this May. Redolent of the finest spa because of its stimulating blend of essential oils, its triple-phase formula cleanses and invigorates the skin. The gel texture melts into an oil as it is massaged into the skin. The addition of water then transforms it into a milky emulsion that rinses away with ease.
The cleanser contains Mallow flower extract (hydrates and reduces inflammation for a more even looking skin tone), Seabuckthorn berry oil (rich in vitamins A, C, and E and omega 7, which purify and regenerate the skin), Essential oils of sage, rose geranium and Roman chamomile (have an astringent and antiseptic effect as well as calming the senses), Omorovicza’s patented Healing ConcentrateTM (it leaves skin firmer, more supple and younger-looking)
I have been using it as my first cleanse in the evening and as a first cleanse on the mornings, it is gentle on the skin, removes impurities, and skin feels nourished, even, and calm. The texture is creamy and not very thick. I massage it on my face for 1-2 minutes and add a bit of water that makes it melt into my skin. It melts away makeup and rinses away easily. To use it, ‘Apply to dry skin and massage well. Add warm water to form a milky emulsion before rinsing away.’ It is suitable for all skin types.
Omorovicza Magic Moisture Mist
Omorovicza Magic Moisture Mist (CAD $115) is described as a liquid moisturizer powered by an innovative, two-phase formula to instantly hydrate and revitalise parched skin. When combined, the oil and water phases provide weightless hydration, enriching the skin with pollution defying, antioxidant plant stem cells as well as nourishing, regenerative essential oils.
The main ingredients of the Magic Moisture Mist include Wheat germ oil ( a powerful anti-oxidant rich in Vitamin E, conditions and regenerates ageing, damaged skin whilst protecting against free radical damage), Macadamia nut oil (a lightweight yet powerful emollient rich in skin-conditioning, nourishing and soothing fatty acids for youthful radiant skin), Rosehip oil (imbues skin with essential vitamins, aiding tissue regeneration and increasing skin cell’s ability to retain water), Avocado oil (a naturally concentrated moisturizer, smooths and softens the skin), Sweet almond oil (replenishes irritated complexions, healing damage whilst strengthening skin’s natural defensive barrier), a precious blend of the following astringent and aromatic essential oils for an instant mood boost: rose geranium, lavender, sweet orange peel, neroli, eucalyptus and roman chamomile, Omorovicza’s patented Healing ConcentrateTM ( it leaves skin firmer, more supple and younger-looking).
Magic Moisture mist has been my go-to since last few months and I can’t stop using this, it gives me the most beautiful glow. To use it, ‘Shake well before use. Close eyes and spray the face for touch-free hydration on the go.’ It has a light subtle scent, hydrates the face for the whole day without making it look oily or greasy. It can be used as a hydrating toner as well as setting spray after the skincare or after makeup, it gives so beautiful glass kind of glow to the skin which stays all day. I have the travel size of this mist in my bag to freshen up during the day.
Omorovicza Oxygen Booster
Omorovicza Oxygen Booster (CAD $110) as inspired by the brand’s work on the Blue Diamond range and their discovery of the remarkable skin benefits of oxygen. In this cooling and soothing water-gel, an ingenious delivery system brings oxygen molecules into the skin for a dramatic effect. Instantly, oxygen molecules plump the skin and resurface wrinkles for a smoother, firmer appearance. Facial muscles relax as if Botoxed, and complexion recovers a youthful radiance.
The key technology and ingredients include
- An ingenious mechanism delivers oxygen to the epidermis to plump and smooth wrinkles, relax facial muscles and restore youthful radiance.
- Nasturtium-derived polysaccharides, accelerate and improve the oxygenation of the skin and its surface condition for a healthier appearance.
- Swertia chirata extract stimulates the self-regeneration of the epidermis to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
- Hyaluronic acid works to lock in moisture and rebuild the skin’s firmness while diminishing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
- Omorovicza’s patented HEALING CONCENTRATE™ delivery system leaves skin firmer, more supple and younger-looking.
To use the Oxygen Booster suiting the skin’s needs, ‘mix one or two drops of Oxygen Booster into your serum or moisturizer to ‘boost’ the skincare. Alternatively, apply after cleansing and before your serum and moisturizer.’ It is suitable for all skin types. I am really enjoying using this product as well as experiencing the difference it makes when I use it. I usually mix one pump of this serum into my regular serum or moisturizer, it glides on smoothly on the skin and absorbs quickly. It gives a beautiful dewy glow to the skin. I do feel my skin looks healthy, glowy, even, and plump when I use this in my skincare routine. It has been working as a great boost to my normal skincare routine and skin.
Overall, I am really enjoying the new launches from Omorovicza and not one of them has disappointed me, they are all worth checking out. Magic Moisture Mist and Oxygen Booster have become favorites in my skincare routine that I would highly recommend you to check out. The cleanser works great even for sensitive skin types. Omorovicza products are available at Nordstrom stores, Four Seasons Toronto, Sephora Canada, and online at www.omorovicza.com.