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Summer is here and with it comes this beautiful Summer 2016 Limited-Edition Collection by Quo Cosmetics. The Packaging is so beautiful! It is sturdy plastic and the design on the exterior is so pretty! I adore the bold blue and the anchors and chains. It makes me feel like taking a vacation! Here is what comes in this Limited Edition Collection:
There are three
Lost at Sea, Sea Sun Sand & High Tide
This is ‘High Tide’
This palette is really lovely. It has a lot of grey tones and two purples that I really like. It also has a black to create a smokey eye. The lighter colours are a little powdery but still work really well and blend nicely. I love the two purple shades. They are pretty and soft.
Precision Liquid Eye Liner In the Navy
This liner is really nice. Love the fine tip and found it easy to work with. I love the Navy colour because it has a hint of colour but it also goes well with the eyeshadows and works really good together. The liner is smudge proof and at the same time it comes off easy when it is time to take off the makeup at the end of the day.
I adore this Bronzer. It really warms up the face without too much glitter and without orange tones. It has the perfect balance. It is soft and will give you the warmth you need for your complexion. I feel this would be beautiful for every skin tone. The lighter colour in this bronzer also makes for a great highlighter. I adore the big mirror. You can definitely use the mirror to put on all your makeup. It stays upwards when it is open and you can definitely take this on vacation. It is truly a beautiful bronzer and I highly recommend this.
There are two lip oils
Set Sail & 40 Knots
This is ‘Set Sail’
A very light and hydrating lip oil. Very nourishing for the lips and soothing. I love the scent. It is sweet and feels so beautiful on the lips. I like this lip oil because it is not heavy. Fantastic formula and perfect for the summer because lips can get dry and damaged from the sun. This lip oil is perfect for night time repair and hydration. It also gives a beautiful shine over any lipstick!
Nautical Double-Ended Brush Set, $50
Set contains 4 double-ended cosmetic brushes and a charming anchor-print case.
Bronzing powder brush · Crease blender brush · Foundation brush · Concealer brush ·
All-over eyeshadow brush · Angled liner/Brow brush · Multi-purpose brush ·
Ultra-fine liner brush
I really want to try these beautiful new colours!
What are your thoughts about the new limited edition summer collection?
GM COLLIN SKINCARE REVIEW
In Collaboration with the Canadian Beauty Bloggers.
Hello my wonderful readers! Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful Holiday and I’m so excited to bring you the first review for 2016! I’m so happy to have received these lovely skincare products to review for you. I’ve been using G.M Collin Skincare for a month now and I’m here to share with you my experience with all these beautiful skincare products that I’ve kindly received. *Note that all opinions expressed are all honest and true and this is not a paid post or AD.
About G.M. Collin
Founded in France in 1957 by a dermatologist. The company has become known for using the latest technology to develop innovative skin care products. In the early 1990’s, G.M. Collin has been developed and manufactured by Dermo-Cosmetik Laboratories, a Montreal-based company that has adapted the products, enhancing its dermo-corrective capacity to suit the North American climate and way of life.
“At G.M. Collin, our products are manufactured in accordance with the standards set by Health Canada and the FDA in the United States. A team of highly skilled scientists and professionals develop all our formulas internally, selecting only ingredients that have been proven safe and effective, and using them in optimal doses for the aesthetic conditions they are to treat.” – http://www.gmcollin.com
Let me Start with the
“Deep cleanses pores and purifies the skin by removing impurities and oil.The oxygen complex is complemented by an antimicrobial cleanser. This solution invigorates and brightens the skin. NORMAL TO OILY SKIN” –GMCOLLIN.COM
I really enjoy using this cleanser. The scent is lovely and the Mentha Arvensis oil and Sage Leaf extract is really evident. I really enjoy cleaning my face with this solution because it truly cleans all the oil and dirt off my skin. I add the solution to a cotton round and in circular motion I clean my face followed by rinsing it off with warm water. It is very gentle and also removes all the build up on my skin. It doesn’t sting my face and it cleans my skin really well leaving it feeling clean and refreshed.
INGREDIENTS: Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricarian) Flower extract, Arctium Majus Root (Burdock) Extract, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Urtica Dioica (Nettle Extract, Equisetium Arvense (Horsetail) Extract, Betula Alba Leaf Extract, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) oil, Mentha Arvensis Oil, Cymbopogon Martini (Palma Rosa) oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange Oil) – PARABEN FREE -Made in Canada
The second step to my skin routine is to use the Essential Oil Complex.
“This “go-to” fluid complex, rich in essential oils effectively soothes and refreshes acne prone skin without causing dryness. Ideal to improve the look of localized imperfections and comedones. The skin is healthier looking, perfectly matte and soft to the touch.”
This Essential Oil Complex has a strong but natural scent. It smells of mint oil and rosemary. I truly adore the fresh scent and this really helps refresh my skin especially where I have breakouts around my chin, nose, forehead and cheek area. This really helps purify skin and calms, soothes and improves my oily skin conditions. I really love how gentle this Essential oil complex is. It has really helped my skin look and feel healthier. It has also given my skin a balance and diminished my constant breakouts.
Some Ingredients Include:
Castorl oil, abies sibirica oil, citrus limonum oil, cymbopogon nardus oil, eugenia caryophyllus leaf oil, mentha advensis leaf oil, rosmarinus officinalis leaf oil, aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice, chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower extract, arctiummajus root (Burdock) extract, arnica montana flower extract, urtica dioica (nettle) Extract, Equisetium arvense (horsetail) extract, betula alba leaf extract, salvia officinalis (sage) leaf extract.
-Paraben Free -Made in Canada
Following I use the G.M Collin
“Marine algae is an inexhaustible source of youth provoking nutrients essential for skin revitalization.”–GM COLLIN.COM
Visibly smoothes and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Revitalizes and energizes the skin. Protects the skin from environmental stressors by infusing intense moisture.
INGREDIENTS: Marine Collagen, Coral Sea weed rich in Mg, Zn,Mn, Ca, PARABEN FREE -Made in Canada
This is a really lovely face cream. I truly love how gentle it is on my skin and it feels really great and light. The formula is really silky and smooth and it sinks into the skin really evenly and fast leaving the skin so silky and smooth without oiliness or buildup. The scent is very light and not strong at all. Very easy to apply and really beautifully on my skin. It leaves my skin feeling really hydrated and soothed.
The last step to my skincare routine is to apply the
“Bota-Peptide Eye Contour is clinically proven to reduce the appearance of expression lines, wrinkles, and dark circles. After the technological breakthrough of Bota-Peptide 5 and following its tradition of excellence and innovation, G.M. Collin introduces a state-of-the-art 4-in-1 formula for the eye contour. Bota-Peptide Eye Contour contains six peptides including Argireline, Myoxinol and Matrixyl 3000 that provide a smoothing effect on expression lines. Enriched with Eyeliss, Haloxyl, Caffeine and Vitamin K that help combat the appearance of wrinkles around the eyes. An airless pump allows controlled dispensing while preserving the efficacy of the product.” –GM COLLIN.COM
I really love the formula of this eye contour. It is light, soft, silky and smooth. It smells so good and I really love how it feels around the eye area. It is not heavy and is very gentle for the skin around the eyes. It has really helped with hydration and nourishment.
Some Ingredients include: Shea Butter, Wild Mango, Hibiscus, Vitamin E, Vitamin A and cucumber.
“GM Collin has created its Award-Winning Legacy by receiving top honors more than 25 times from both consumer and professional magazines such as Dayspa, Natural Health, Les Nouvelles Esthetiques, Spa Canada, Best Health, Elevate, American Spa, NewBeauty, Clin d’Œil and Chatelaine.”
I very impressed and pleased with this line of face care. It has truly been so amazing using G.M Collin products and I would totally purchase this line in the future. I highly recommend G.M Collin because they cater to a variety of skin types, needs and concerns. The products are truly beneficial to the areas of the skin that need nourishment the most and also that need care and repair. The packaging is fantastic, the formula is perfection and my skin really feels amazing!
Happy New Year!