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Ponds Perfect Colour Complex Review

Hello Dolls.

I do apologize once again for not regularly blogging or having a set day on which I put up blog posts. I will try and change that as soon as I have settled in and have worked on my schedule. I haven’t been doing enough product reviews, so I thought its about time I did one once again, and why not start off with a product which is a go-to product for many of us?

Yes, I’m sure you read the heading and know what product I’m talking about; The Ponds Skincare Range or rather specifically the Ponds Perfect Color Complex Range.

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I’ve always been prone to uneven skin tone on my face and I have tried many products but to my dismay they haven’t really worked, I then came across Ponds and I could see drastic changes in my face which I was thrilled about!

I first came across Ponds a while back. I had been noticing that the African women had beautiful skin, it didn’t have any marks or pimples, it was so even and flawless they didn’t have to apply bottles of foundation and concealer. After I spent a considerable amount of time noticing this, I too wanted to be part of this beautiful skin clan and get my fair share of even skin, so when I went to Clicks I paid close attention to what skincare products they were using. I noticed that the majority of these ladies were buying Ponds.

Being the curious being that I am, I then also decided that I had to try these Ponds products as it seemed to be working wonders on different skin types. Thrilled at my decision, I rushed home with my purchase and started using the products immediately.

After a few days I noticed the difference in my skin, it was much more even and there was less marks, it was just brighter and prettier. Each day when I woke up, the changes on my face were even more noticeable and I, not once regretted my rash decision to purchase these products.

Skincare requires dedication and has to be carried out religiously every day. And well I don’t have the best track record for following a skincare regiment every day and some days I unintentionally miss these routines, I too missed a day or two of this skin care routine which I was following. I then noticed the change in my face!

I missed about two days of using the product and my skin was actually getting darker and it wasn’t looking pretty any longer, noticing these changes I then went back to using it and could see my face was back to being bright and beautiful. Intentionally a few days later, I decided not to use Ponds and within a few days my skin was darker and horrible and on some places my even skin tone was clearly visible. This is when I realized that my skin had become addicted to this product! I was so blinded by this beautiful skin that I was obtaining, I didn’t realize that without it my skin would never be the same and I would have to most likely dedicate my life to this product in order to keep up my skin looking good.

I understand that skincare routines have to be done each day, but once you have stopped using a product for a day or a few weeks it shouldn’t be leaving your skin in a state worst off then what is was before you used it.

These are just my thoughts and experiences of the product, have you had a similar experience with the Ponds skin care range?

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Product Review: Lime Crime Velvetines

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I received these Lime Crime lip colors a over a month ago but I haven’t worn it. I swatched it when I first got it and loved it, I used it on a few of my clients and loved how it looked but I still hadn’t tried them. About two weeks ago I decided well I can’t let these lippies stand so I decided to try them.

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Swatches of the Lime Crime Velvetines

When I first put it on it felt really glossy on my lips, and I thought well aren’t these suppose to be matte? After about ten minutes it turned matte and looked amazing! I loved the pigmentation and how matte it is. Yes it is a bit pricey but it looks really good so why not splurge? Another great thing I discovered when wearing this was how long it stays, you could eat a whole steak and sip mocktails the entire night and it would just stay as it is! If you happen to fall off to sleep, you will wake up with it looking exactly the same as how it was when you just put it (not that I fell asleep with it). A facial wipe doesn’t just remove the lip color, you will need makeup remover and a lot of cotton swabs. I always like my lips to be moisturized, it doesn’t have to be the whole bottle of Vaseline but I do like it to be moisturized. The glitch on the Lime Crimes is that after a few hours your lips don’t feel as moisturized, and might actually feel dry even though the pigmentation is amazing. I put a bit of Vaseline just to get a bit of moisture and I was good to go. Apart from that little glitch, I do still think its amazing.

Verdict: 3.5/5 because of the small glitch apart from that its worth the purchase.

It’s a bit pricey if you mostly buy drugstore products, but it doesn’t cost as much as other high-end products. Its very matte, the colors are amazing; they are also extremely pigmented and long lasting. Are there better lippies out there? There’s always a better one, but for the price you getting a really good lip product.Worth the splurge? Definitely

 

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Above I’m wearing the lip color: Saint 

If you have tried these Lime Crime lippies, do comment below and tell me whether the experience was mutual. And if you enjoyed this post please like and share because sharing is caring!