Limecrime Unicorn Hair ūüíē

So I love having my hair every color you can imagine, the only downside is how damaging it can be. So damaging that 6 months ago I literally chopped off half of my hair. Everyone’s hair is different, my hair did not like the years of highlights and bleach. Quarantine experiments did not help. Got off track, okay back to unicorn hairy! My favorite part about the unicorn hair is how conditioning they actually are! They also smell like candy, that is a GIANT plus. Since they are vegan they don’t itch. I tend to leave em on for longer than recommended to get some extra long lasting pigmented color. I also like to mix and max the colors for a custom shade. They are semi permanent and last for about 4-6 weeks. Starting off bright and fading into pretty pastel colors. I have tried pink, purple, and blue. I have also done mixes of those colors. I did have my hair prelightened by a professional and added the colors myself. They make my hair feel so soft after! I really love these and would recommend 10/10.

Limecrime Unicorn Hair ūü¶Ą – these are the ones I have tried they also have tints, shampoo and conditioner, and dilution mix. Let me know if you have tried any of the limecrime hair products !

peach and lily

Everyone knows Korean skin care is years ahead of it’s time. I have always wanted to venture out of my comfort zone and keeping up with my new years resolution of trying new things and brands i decided to try out¬†peach and lily. This isn’t just one brand, it’s a bunch of different Korean skin care products all carefully selected for you. The site was started by a harvard student, but the products are from Japan and Korea. Korean’s lead the beauty industry. With all the products out there this site makes it easy to chose. To be honest I mainly ordered because I saw someone online ordering the bat face mask and I needed to have it.

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These sheet mask have real honey, blueberry, and green tea it’s amazing. I used the honey one and I felt like Winnie the Pooh it was so bad. In my opinion you can never go wrong with a sheet mask!

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I have not tried these yet, they were free with my first order. Yay! I’m excited to try them out. The green one is a soothing sheet mask. The coral one is a plumping sheet mask.

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So at first I thought this was three different lip masks but it’s one lip mask that has three steps. The Monkey is your guide. Plump is the end goal i’m guessing?

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The bottle of sauce is hydrating nourishing essence or maple water. This is perfect after washing your face, not too heavy. The green tube is a exfoliating face mask. It is not only made up of maple but also apple. It goes and smooth then scrubs off all your dead skin.

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The reason for this order. Aint he the cutest lil bat in the entire world. I had only seen the silicone under eye masks before this one. I am beyond smitten with this one, as far as helping with my eyes I will get back to you on that one.

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These products some are a bit odd. I am always looking to try Asian beauty and don’t know where to start, but¬†peach and lily¬†has a little bit of everything for everyone. I will be ordering some more sheet masks very soon. The shipping was so fast, everything got here in two days. I was overall happy with my purchace.

Rating:

4/5

lush haul

Lush hauls, a two for one! my package came around the same time I went to my local lush store. So extra lush for me! I’m never going to complain about too much lush, this just means both the lush easter and mothers day collection will be bundled up.

Baa Bar- a returning favorite, however I remember last year it having violet. This year it  shares the scent of twilight. Not complaining I mean look at that face. This cutie will set you off to dream land. Twilight is what helps me sleep when nothing else can so I grabbed like 10 of these because they have now become a staple in my bath routine!

Purple drain- spicy minty goodness. I have been favoriting minty baths lately so this one caught my attention! Purple, spicy, minty, and hydrating, what is there not to love? Even the name is perfect.

Citrus are doing for themselves- soft citrus with out being over powering.  Man has lush been coming out with the longest product names, or is it just me? Very surprising how the lemon comes through as light and refreshing. A nice bright bubbleroon for a morning bath.

Madam President- way too strong of a citrus scent. Not a bad smell, just too strong for me, a very pretty bath bomb. I will be gifting this one as it is just not for me.

Incredible Mom- a soft floral citrus. I like this one because if the cape. Duh! All moms are super heroes. This bath bomb is not only pretty it also smells great, so that make it’s a true hero.

Golden egg- candy scented glitter covered goodness. This is a bath bomb melt covered in glitter. Nothing is better than glitter, especially when it’s plastic free. You had me at glitter, but this bad boy smells like candy. The cocoa butter and citrus gives it the caramel candy scent. A special treat.

Cream egg- spotted minty creamy delight. The bright colors are a delight. They really transform into a spring wonderland. the minty scent is so soothing. Can you tell I have a migraine while sniffing this? I regret only getting one.

April Showers- this musky violet bath bomb is too cute with cocoa butter pink and purple inserts it’s almost worth the rain. The violet really stands out to me in this one. I love violets so I may be a little impartial. This cutie is simple but not to be forgotten.

Poisson D’avril- spicy and sweet, but a fish? Yes a beautiful red and gold fish. Two contrasting colors, just as these are two contrasting scents. Spicy pepper and neroli, so different, yet come together so perfectly to form this fish. This quickly and strangely became my favorite from the range.

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SWAG:

shirt: rip n dip

Okay.. I just really like this shirt way too much haha

soak and unwind

Whipped soap? I was so intrigued I had to order it. Boy am I glad I did. So soft on the skin with gentle exfoliating, The whipped salt scrub is exfoliating with a slight lather. i was excited to try a different brand and switch things up. I also ordered an aloe lotion, light and the scent lasts for hours without being too heavy or over bearing. The best part ? The order came wtih a little spoon to scoop out the soap.

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Kimono Flower – Jasmine petals, mandarin, bergamot, raspberry, ylang ylang, gardenia and pink orchid

This lotion was a light citrus and jasmine blend. Glides on smooth and doesn’t feel too heavy. Perfect for after the shower. Reminds me of the perfect spring afternoon.

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Back To Black – Fresh earth aka dirt blended with garden mint, basil, lemon blossom and sage

I personally love to exfoliate so I was excited to add a whipped scrub to my collection. The black sea salt is gentle on the skin and creates a slight lather. There is a slight minty scent, I picked up more of the sage.

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Blue Skies – Citrus, anise, jasmine, lavandin, warm musk and cedarwood

This whipped soap had some jojoba beads and an embed in it. It was really cute. I was expecting it to smell more like the lush version of blue skies fluffy clouds’ but this is not bad. The cedarwood and citrus blend together nicely.

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Bubble Gum Machine – Sweet and juicy bubble gum

The best for last! Look at those layers, blue, pink and yellow! Smells just like bubble gum. Good enough to eat. This was definitely my favorite of the bunch. I have been leaning towards sweeter scents lately, not sure why. The colors are beautiful too. This one is packed full of moisture and screams happiness!

I was pleased with my haul of soak and unwind   some of the scents were more musky than I hoped but overall I do enjoy whipped soap. I am glad to have tried out this vendor. Quick shipping and good products.. I love how soft my skin feels. I also love using them as an alternative to shaving cream. They really are versatile and smell pretty amazing.

 

Stay tuned for my youtube video starring these products…was supposed to go up today but due to technical difuculties will be postponed ! Follow on twitter and instagram @stardustfunk !

 

 

Lush Delight Bath Oil

Lush introduced the US to their skin loving bath oils. Now these had been available through the Lush kitchen and Lush UK. For those of us over the pond this gives us more chances to see them up close before purchasing or risking them melting in shipping! I had ordered a bunch of bath oils and had only tried two and did not like them very much. So I am giving them another try!

I decided to give delight bath oil a try before giving up on lush’s bath oils all together. I mean with all the skin loving butters packed into these little guys I couldn’t resist. Delight is lemon scented. A sparkly, spicy little guy. I paired him with snow fairy, for a very sparkly, sweet and spicy, citrusy bath. I made sure the water was really hot, to ensure it would melt the bath oil, then dropped it in. At first it sank to the bottom and all the glitter fell off and also sank to the bottom. It took a while to disolve, there were beads of oil slowly forming on the top of the water but any one that knows me knows how impatient I am. So I grabbed the ball of cocoa butter and rubbed it all over, paying special attention to the areas the needed some extra TLC.¬† This left my skin so smooth, I didn’t need any oil or lotion after. Perfect for winter months or dry patches.

 

I am glad I gave these bath oils another chance. I am realizing that everything I hate with Lush at second sniff or second try I actually do love. Snow fairy hated it, now I am actually using it a lot. These bath oils, I have so 2 buckets filled with every bath oil that lush has to offer and I have had them sitting there because¬†I didn’t think they were useful. Boy was I wrong. I am excited to start using them more. Stay tuned for more blog post about these lovely bath oils.

Rating: 4/5

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FYI two buckets of fun filled with bath oils… when I was young buckets of fun meant buckets of vodka now that fun mean buckets of bath oils oh man how times have changed !

Lushmas Reviews 2k17

With the new Valentines rage just being released I had to review my favorite products from the lush Christmas range 2017. There were some old favorites and some new ones. If you follow my instagram you have seen me trying these babies out. I have had some mixed feelings about products but have come to love most of them!

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Cristingle Body Conditioner- Just thinking about this minty¬†body conditioner gives me chills. I stocked up on this lovely cooling sensation. I can’t get enough. It’s amazing on its own but even better for bath cocktails. Warning this contains menthol so it does make you freezing cold. If you have a cold, suffer from migraines or body aches this is your go to! I cannot live with out this in my bathroom!

Rating: 5/5

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Twilight Shower Gel- I get sleepy just thinking about this amazing shower gel. Another staple in my collection. As someone who suffers from insomnia I cannot live without twilight shower gel, sleepy lotion, twilight solid perfume, twilight body splash… you get the idea! This intoxicating lavender and vanilla will have you falling into dreamland before you know it. I am seriously in love with this purple masterpiece. For us that stay up all night, this will help not only sleep better but make bath time 10000 times better.

Rating: 5/5

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Santa’s Christmas Shower Cream- This shower cream will have you not only wanting to jump into Santa’s sleigh but wanting to chug some vanilla coke. I couldn’t believe how similar they smelled, like a spicy vanilla coke. Since it is a shower cream it leaves the skin more moisturized and is perfect for winter. I was pleasantly surprised by this refreshing new Christmas staple and will be using it even in the summer months.

Rating: 4/5

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Snow Fairy Shower Gel- I could not get the top on this sugary scented sparkly gel fast enough when I first got my hands on it. As you can see I have the 500 ml bottle. So naturally I gave it another try in a bath cocktail and it started to grow on me. So much pink cotton candy scented sparkles in one big bottle ! You can say I have a love hate relationship!

Rating: 3/5

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Snow Fairy Body Conditioner- After falling for the pink sugary shower gel I couldn’t help myself and grab the matching body conditioner. This bad gal holds in so much moisture and the scent lasts so much longer than the shower gel. I thought it was going to be way too sweet of a scent but it really does blend well and makes skin feel sooo soft. Say good-bye to rough spots and hello to cotton candy smooth skin.

Rating: 4/5

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Man on The Moon Bubble Bar- Can you say the most adorable bubble bar ever made? So¬†I am biased towards neroli scents, he was already a winner in my book.¬†This is a bright citruis-neroli blend and is a¬†perfect pick me up¬†for when you are in a funk. I tried him out and I couldn’t help but fall in love! I have about 15 in my lush collection now. The amount of bubbles that come from this one little guy is unbelievable! Not only crazy bubbles but I did feel this bar did soften up my skin.¬†This massive¬†mustache wearing fellow¬†might be my new favorite bubble bar…

Rating: 5/5

 

Now that Christmas has come and gone I can’t wait to try out the new Valentines 2018 products old and new! Did any one try out the Lush Christmas exclusives? What products are you excited to try?

good things come in big packages

The giant golden wonder oh man oh man, where do I begin? The colors, the smell, the fizz, the size alone will take your breath away. This is one massive way to start your Christmas season! It was bigger than my head and weighed more than my dog. It quickly became my new favorite Christmas product. It actually looks like a gift. Only downside, I could not get a pretty picture of this guy because it came damaged in the mail. This however did not take away from my bath.

It’s size alone can leave you staring at it for days, it fizzes for minutes literally. Mine fizzed for about ten minutes. What starts off yellow exterior bursts with colors leaving you with blue and gold water. The scent is not too strong for its giant size, an amazing blend of citrus. The lemon really stuck out to me so I blended it with my lemon melt shower gel from the kitchen. I was blown away by everything about this bath bomb! It’s a great way to help even the biggest grich get into the spirit. I say treat yo self! I will definitely be ordering another one before Christmas!

Giant Golden Wonder Bath Bomb: 5/5

 

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Lush Christmas 2017

It’s Christmas and that can only mean one thing, LUSH CHRISTMAS!¬† Not only is it the best seasonal products but the most festive baths! Shown above are only some of the items from my mini¬†lush Christmas haul. Due to unfortunate circumstances my Christmas shopping trip was cut short but no fear! More products and reviews to come! Pictured about are Santa’s Christmas, Rose Jam, Twilight, Christingle, and Snow fairy.

This year Lush is taking a new initiative with naked packaging but I went the traditional route, I have yet to buy my new batches of Rose Jam and Twilight I might give those a naked chance. Santa’s Christmas smells just like vanilla coke,¬†I wasn’t sure if I wanted a bath or to go drink a bunch of cola.¬†I did stock up on the Snow Fairy and Christingle body conditioners, boy can you say smooth skin? Snow Fairy is sweet like cotton candy and Christingle is minty and seriously makes your body tingle. Snow Fairy at first¬†I couldn’t put the top back on fast enough it was way too sweet for me, next thing i know i have a 500 ml of the matching shower gel! It’s like bathing in the sugar, I can understand why some don’t like it, last year not a fan this year I can’t get enough.¬†I use Twighlight almost nightly and have started to love the lavender and minty mix of replacing Sleepy lotion with for¬†the season¬†Christingle.

I also picked up Berry Berry Christmas shower gel, the Twilight Sprinkle jar, Sugar Plum Fairy lip scrub, Man in The Moon bubble bar, and a Giant Golden Wonder bath bomb. Keep your eyes out for more reviews and more bath art and cocktails coming up ! PS i have been using sheet mask lately not lush but totally helping me relax, can be found at Urban Outfitters . I have been posting all my daily baths on my instagram @stardustfunk , give us a follow !

Dew the Dew

NYX is one of my go-to brands when it comes to make up. I mean cruelty free and¬† doesn’t break the bank? Can you really ask for much more than that? I am lucky enough to have a store in my favorite mall, but you can also find NYX products¬†in your local target and Walgreens. You can check out this NYX Cosmetics¬†blog post I did a while back explaining my love for the brand.

Now I have a love hate relationship with my skin because I have combination. This means i either have super oily skin or super dry skin. Finding that balance has been hell. I have tried everything. I have loved some products that have made me break out then hated other products that drained my bank account. Until I found this bad boy…. Honey Dew Me Up Primer.

While it says primer, it works 1000x better as a serum. It goes on sticky like honey but dries smooth. I apply before bed, let it sink into my skin and wake up with a refreshed face. What’s inside is what counts! The botanicals and other ingredients help the skin to absorb and retain moisture, are anti-inflammatory and calming, and¬†increase the smoothness of the skin.

I have been using this product for about two weeks and I can really feel the difference. I can’t wait to see how much my face will continue to improve. My face isn’t as red and I haven’t had as many break outs. Not to mention how smooth my skin feels. One change I would make is I¬†would change the applicator to a pump, but hey still amazing!

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Rating:

Honey Dew Me Up Primer: 5/5

Ingredients: Water/Aqua/Eau, Glycerin, Alcohol Denat., Betaine, Honey Extract/Mel Extract/Extrait de Miel, Collagen Extract,  Portulaca Oleracea Extract,  Hyaluronic Acid,  Bifida Ferment Lysate, Nelumbo Nucifera Flower Extract,  Jasminum Officinale (Jasmine) Flower Extract,  Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Extract,  Rosa Centifolia Flower Extract,  Lilium Tigrinum Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract,  Iris Ensata Extract,  Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract,  Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract,  Allantoin,  Caprylyl Glycol, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Carbomer, Sodium Polyacrylate, 1,2-Hexanediol, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Hydroxide,  Panthenol, Benzophenone-5, Disodium EDTA, Citronellol, Limonene, Geraniol,   Fragrance/Parfum, Gold (CI 77480). MAY CONTAIN / PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140).

FOMO- don’t be jelly

Lush recently released a brand new line of Jelly products. This includes some jelly bath bombs and some jelly face masks. I have been lucky enough to try them both out. Today I am ranting and raving about FOMO a new jelly face mask they released. Now the major difference in these mask is the shelf life. The old masks had an average shelf life of one week while the jelly masks have a shelf life of about four weeks. To me this is a big difference, since they last longer you tend to get more bang for your buck.

I went into my local Lush and asked a million questions and the lovely lady helped me pick the right mask for me! I usually tend to have red skin so she recommended FOMO to help calm the redness and sooth my skin. For those of you that don’t know FOMO means fear of missing out. Let me tell you, you don’t want to miss out on this face mask. It smells amazing! I could not wait to get home and lather some on.

My question was HOW?! Grab a dime size piece and massage it between your dry hands and BAM ready to apply to your face. The jelly will make your face feel so smooth. FOMO has rose and chamomile making not only smell good but feel just as good. I was worried that it would be hard to wash off, but it was easy to wash off with a wash cloth.  I was so relaxed after this mask. My skin was so smooth, soft, and less red.

Rating:

FOMO 4/5

 

Ingredients:

Water (Aqua) Calamine Powder Glycerine Propylene Glycol Kaolin Talc Carrageenan Extract (Chondrus crispus) Neroli Oil (Citrus Aurantium amara) Rose Absolute (Rosa damascena) *Linalool

*Occurs naturally in essential oils