Category: Reviews

Carmex - Celebrating 80 Years of the Classic Vanilla Lip Balm
Carmex - Celebrating 80 Years of the Classic Vanilla Lip Balm
Published at: 2 days ago

SUMMARY: In 2017, Carmex celebrates 80 years of success. The much-loved, low-cost, classic lip balm with camphor, menthol and vanilla is as popular as...

Queen Helene  Mint Julep Masque - An American Cult Favorite!
Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque - An American Cult Favorite!
Published at: 2017-01-31

SUMMARY: A bargain-priced, American cult favorite, Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque is a kaolin clay-based mask that dries acne pimples & shrinks po...

Art of Shaving  - Lavender Shaving Cream and After-Shave Balm
Art of Shaving - Lavender Shaving Cream and After-Shave Balm
Published at: 2017-01-24

 SUMMARY: In my search for quality shaving products with a prominent, realistic lavender aroma, Art of Shaving's Lavender Shaving Cream and Laven...

Küül Beard Shampoo Review - Soft and Useful
Küül Beard Shampoo Review - Soft and Useful
Published at: 2017-01-08

A man that has a strong beard faces sometimes the problem of not having enough specific products for his grooming. Beards are still in the trend and t...

Nadia Z Ximenia Nectar Face Serum | Product Review
Nadia Z Ximenia Nectar Face Serum | Product Review
Published at: 2017-01-02

 Nadia Zuodar is the founder and formulator of Nadia Z, a Swiss brand dedicated to natural perfumery and cosmetics. Regarding the cosmetic range,...

Avalon Organics Introduces Intense Defense Toner & Moisturizer with Vitamin C
Avalon Organics Introduces Intense Defense Toner & Moisturizer with Vitamin C
Published at: 2016-12-31

SUMMARY: Avalon Organics' Intense Defense line of facial products are intended to defend skin and support its natural renewal cycle with ingredie...

Hyaluronic Acid: Comparing 6 Serums
Hyaluronic Acid: Comparing 6 Serums
Published at: 2016-12-24

If there is a cosmetic ingredient that can securely help your skin be it young or mature, dry or oily, even sensitive, this ingredient is Hyaluronic A...

New From Dr. Bronner's: Organic Lavender Hand Sanitizer
New From Dr. Bronner's: Organic Lavender Hand Sanitizer
Published at: 2016-12-13

SUMMARY: Dr. Bronner's Organic Lavender Hand Sanitizer kills germs with a simple formula: organic ethyl alcohol, water, organic lavender oil, and orga...

Nadia Z African Wisdom Body Butter Review
Nadia Z African Wisdom Body Butter Review
Published at: 2016-11-11

Nadia Zuodar is a Swiss creator that is dedicated to natural perfumery and cosmetics under her own brand Nadia Z. She composes the most precious and r...

Beard Buddy Beard Wash & Beard Oil Tames Unruly Facial Hair
Beard Buddy Beard Wash & Beard Oil Tames Unruly Facial Hair
Published at: 2016-11-10

SUMMARY: Beards may come and go, but grooming never falls out of fashion. Why use a cleanser meant for skin on a beard that has different require...

Vichy Slow Age | Product Review
Vichy Slow Age | Product Review
Published at: 2016-11-07

The product I’ve been testing out for the last couple of weeks is the latest skincare innovation from Vichy, called "Vichy Slow Age". The p...

Billy Jealousy Sucker Punch: Scrubbing with Sand from Tahiti
Billy Jealousy Sucker Punch: Scrubbing with Sand from Tahiti
Published at: 2016-10-30

SUMMARY: Every man's face needs a good, strong scrub now and then to help exfoliate dirt and dead skin. Billy Jealousy offers a Sucker Punch of a faci...

Jack Black  - Best Men's Facial Moisturizer with SPF (for Women, too)?
Jack Black - Best Men's Facial Moisturizer with SPF (for Women, too)?
Published at: 2016-10-17

SUMMARY: After years of trying facial moisturizers purchased from department stores, and believe me I've tried a lot of them, there is one in particul...

Borghese Fango Purificante Men's Care Kit
Borghese Fango Purificante Men's Care Kit
Published at: 2016-07-19

Looking for a gift for the discerning gentleman who understands the importance of healthy skin? Borghese combines the tradition of classic Italian be...

SEPHORA COLLECTION Summer News Launch at Hotel Valverde, Lisbon
SEPHORA COLLECTION Summer News Launch at Hotel Valverde, Lisbon
Published at: 2016-06-24

This week, the exquisite Hotel Valverde, in Lisbon, located in the middle of the luxury avenue Avenida da Liberdade, was the place chosen by Sephora t...

Essence All About Matt! The Man Powder!
Essence All About Matt! The Man Powder!
Published at: 2016-06-22

When summer comes, I love it. But there are two things that come with summer, regarding my skin. Dark spots and shine. I spend all summer hiding behin...

Docteur Renaud Grapefruit Slimming Gel Review
Docteur Renaud Grapefruit Slimming Gel Review
Published at: 2016-05-30

Author: Miguel MatosOn my quest to get rid of a small circle of fat around my waist and in my belly, I sometimes buy gels and creams that promise to b...

Bobbi Brown Corrector product review
Bobbi Brown Corrector product review
Published at: 2016-05-29

Bobbi Brown is a makeup artist that developed a makeup and skincare brand. It has a well deserved reputation for makeup products. Bobbi started in 198...

Men Brows: Testing Mascaras From MAC, KIKO and Maybelline
Men Brows: Testing Mascaras From MAC, KIKO and Maybelline
Published at: 2016-05-21

By Miguel MatosOne of the upcoming grooming trends for men can be brow styling products. I'm not talking about plucking or waxing, something most youn...

Damn Good Soap Beard Balm Review
Damn Good Soap Beard Balm Review
Published at: 2016-05-05

By Miguel MatosI continue on my quest to find the perfect beard control. Yes, it's harder than most of you think for a guy that has a thick, coarse, c...

Cellcosmet CellLift Cream Review
Cellcosmet CellLift Cream Review
Published at: 2016-05-01

I put my skin through a lot. Be it an ever-evolving cocktail of exfoliating acids, the resurfacing beam of a fractional laser or more recently the sco...

First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Pads. Good But Not Great
First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Pads. Good But Not Great
Published at: 2016-04-27

By Miguel MatosLately I have decided to invest a little more of my time and money taking care of my skin. After all I am almost turning 40 and I have ...

Bourjois Bronzing Primer Product Review
Bourjois Bronzing Primer Product Review
Published at: 2016-04-25

By Miguel MatosI am a fan of bronzing and self-tanning products, especially face bronzers, since I have a very light, pale complexion and I need the b...

DTRT 2-in-1 Foaming Cleansing/Shaving Foam Review
DTRT 2-in-1 Foaming Cleansing/Shaving Foam Review
Published at: 2016-04-10

By: Marlen Elliot HarrisonSUMMARY: Face to Face is DTRT's soft, non-drying, foaming 2-in-1 cleanser/shave foam that washes away oil and dirt leaving s...

Perricone MD Review: No Foundation Foundation Serum
Perricone MD Review: No Foundation Foundation Serum
Published at: 2016-03-15

Perricone MD Cosmeceuticals is a dermatologist-developed brand with a focus on anti-aging skincare and makeup. Nicholas Perricone has developed the No...

Hair Products Used On Beards - Lush R&B and L.T. Piver Rêve d'Or
Hair Products Used On Beards - Lush R&B and L.T. Piver Rêve d'Or
Published at: 2016-03-14

By Miguel MatosIn my opinion the world of beard cosmetics is yet to develop properly. The shaving products ranges are already sufficient and there are...

DHC Men SPF35 Face Milk: My Favorite Sunscreen
DHC Men SPF35 Face Milk: My Favorite Sunscreen
Published at: 2016-02-20

By: Marlen Elliot HarrisonSUMMARY: An SPF35 sunscreen that doubles as a light moisturizing milk, DHC for Men UV Protection Face Milk Lotion SPF35...

Vichy Normaderm BB Clear Product Review
Vichy Normaderm BB Clear Product Review
Published at: 2016-02-12

Here is my review of Vichy’s Normaderm BB Clear, which is actually a multi-tasking tinted moisturizer developed for oily and/or imperfection-pro...

Skinn Cosmetics Eye Shadow & Blush Palette in Flushed – Review
Skinn Cosmetics Eye Shadow & Blush Palette in Flushed – Review
Published at: 2015-12-18

Today I'm gonna be reviewing Skinn Cosmetics Eye Shadow & Blush Palette in Flushed, a beautiful, multi-purpose palette comprising five eyeshadows ...

Bourjois Air Mat Foundation Product Review
Bourjois Air Mat Foundation Product Review
Published at: 2015-12-14

I've recently been using and loving the new Bourjois Air Mat Foundation, which is an ideal all-purpose foundation for oily and combination skin. ...

Pura Naturals Soap Infused Sponges - Product Review
Pura Naturals Soap Infused Sponges - Product Review
Published at: 2015-11-29

A couple of days ago, I introduced you to the world's first aromatherapy diffuser for the shower, named ESSIO, which is, basically an essential oil di...

Skinn Cosmetics Olive & Enzyme Body Polish - Product Review
Skinn Cosmetics Olive & Enzyme Body Polish - Product Review
Published at: 2015-11-09

I've recently been introduced to a brand called Skinn Cosmetics, when I was asked to review a couple of their products. Truth to be told, I never trie...

Collistar Anti-AgingTalasso-Scrub
Collistar Anti-AgingTalasso-Scrub
Published at: 2013-10-24

Continuing my reports from this year’s TFWA trade show in Cannes, I’m bringing you the news about Collistar’s new Anti-Age Talasso-Scrub, which ...

TFWA 2013 in Cannes - ArtDeco, Leonor Greyl, the Balm and Mercedes Benz
TFWA 2013 in Cannes - ArtDeco, Leonor Greyl, the Balm and Mercedes Benz
Published at: 2013-10-22

I am having agreat pleasure to attend thisyear’s TFWA 2013 trade showevent, which is taking place at thefamous Palais desFestivals in Cannes. This p...

REVIEW: L'Oréal Paris Glam Shine 6 Hours Lip Gloss
REVIEW: L'Oréal Paris Glam Shine 6 Hours Lip Gloss
Published at: 2010-11-18

Every now and then I buy a new lip gloss. I like them more than lipsticks because they are so shiny, glossy and deliciously flavoured and they make li...

REVIEW: Sephora Collection Colorful Pro Eyeshadow Palette - Brown Eyes
REVIEW: Sephora Collection Colorful Pro Eyeshadow Palette - Brown Eyes
Published at: 2010-11-12

Eyeshadow is one of the most important parts of makeup. I'm always having problems with choosing which shade or eyeshadow palette to buy, and then w...