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skin matters.

Sunday Riley

When I was pregnant, my skin was absolutely terrible. There was nothing I could do to control it. Hormones running wild = bad skin for Jennifer.

After James was born, things started to get back to normal and I was ready to rehab my skin with new products. I started reading up on my skincare options and saw SO many recommendations for Sunday Riley! I scooped this sample pack and decided to give them a whirl.

You guys. Blown away. From the first time I used each product, I saw instant results. My skin was clearer and smoother. With continued use, I can honestly say I have had minimal breakouts which is a vast change from before.

My skin is on the drier side and I felt like I needed a little something extra, so I scooped the Juno face oil and needless to say, it did not disappoint. I use it every morning. FULL DISCLOSURE: It smells like olive oil. But it works, so what do you do.

See below to shop the products above! Next on my Sunday Riley shopping list… the C.E.O protect and repair moisturizer!

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it’s simple.

This is it, ladies. We’ve found the holy grail of drugstore skincare products. Behold:

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I scooped this per Jay’s step-moms recommendation and I must say… Just when you think you’ve removed all of your makeup, you haven’t. This Simple Cleansing Micellar Water removes every last bit of your daily grime and leaves you fresh-faced and fancy free. BONUS: It’s $7. Simple.

 

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friday five | necessities.

It’s back to basics this weekend, girls. When a new season rolls around, you realize you need a lot of NEW things and not just fashion “essentials”…

1. Glasses: Time to update those specs, girlfriend! We came across GlassesShop.com and scooped these adorable wayfarer tortoise glasses. BONUS: GlassesShop.com is offering The Glitter Life readers 20% off with code GLITTER20. Get your orders in!

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click here for the ludington wayfarer. totally adorable.

2. Moisturizer: Don’t let you skin suffer during these cooler temps. Lather on this moisturizer from Dermalogica and you’re golden.

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no blotchy skin here.

3. Polish: Essie has done it again {no surprise} with their Fall 2014 collection. “Take It Outside” is hands down our favorite shade.

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many manis will be had with this one.

4. Phone: The mad rush has calmed. Time to scoot into the apple store and upgrade to the latest and greatest. How else will we bring you these Instagram gems!?

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show me the gold.

5. Lip Care: There’s nothing better than Smith’s Rosebud Lip Balm. Scoop every flavor and thank us later.

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via anthropologie.
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skin matters.

We had the privilege of attending the launch of the latest Dermalogica Hybrid space in Atlantic Station last week. To say we were blown away is an understatement. The space offers consumer education, sales and training as well as a retail area and interactive classroom. The first concept of Dermalogica’s hybrid location opened last year in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Attendees included Dermalogica founder Jane Wurwand; Heather Hickman, senior director of U.S. education, and Diana Howard, Ph.D., vice president of global education and research and development. All skincare geniuses. We were fortunate to be able to pick their brains (at a private dinner! so VIP!), and we were so impressed with their knowledge and enthusiasm for the brand.

To be expected, the products are nothing short of amazing. After a week of using the special cleansing gel, multi-active toner, and daily micrfoliant, our skin has totally recovered from winter. Next up, the multivitamin power recovery masque. We hear this product is life changing. Stay tuned for our review…

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J, Founder: Jane Wurwand, L.
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facial anyone?
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cozy details.
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beautiful centerpieces at dinner with dermalogica and co.

We know. You’re dying to check out Dermalogica. And lucky for you, we have a special offer for The Glitter Life readers! Simply ‘Like’ Dermalogica Atlanta on Facebook and receive a FREE MicroZone treatment {$30 value}. In 20 minutes, this treatment targets your specific skin-related concerns {dryness, blackheads, dullness, etc.}. We couldn’t recommend it more!

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december ’13 birchbox.

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Eslor Skincare System: Really enjoyed sampling this line. The cleanser leaves your skin feeling soft, then following it up with the facial scrub made my skin feel super clean. You don’t need a lot of the moisturizer to cover your face. A little bit goes a long way!

Fatty Sundays Gourmet Chocolate Covered Pretzels: Such a yummy treat! Sweet and salty perfection.

Camille Beckman Glycerine Hand Therapy™:The CURE for wintery, chapped hands. This feels great and is hydrating, but doesn’t leave my skin feeling greasy so I can’t touch things after I use it!

Jouer Moisturizing Lip Gloss: This gloss is great for a sheer, shiny tint of color alone or on top of your favorite lip stick!

Number 4 Non-Aerosol Hairspray: Meh. Nothing exciting to report here. It didn’t leave my hair feeling crunchy, however, I don’t think it had as much hold either.

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july ’13 birchbox.

July Birchbox The Glitter Life

1. Number 4 Super Comb Prep & Protect: Used this de-tangler/ UV shield combined with “It’s a 10 Plus Keratin,” and my hair feels like silk. The smell alone is glorious. I think I’ll toss this in my pool bag for post-swim hair.

2. DDF® Acne Control Treatment: I love a good spot treatment I can keep in my purse for emergencies (you know it happens…). This will replace my Murad – the smell is WAY more tolerable.

3. theBalm® cosmetics InStain® Long-Wearing Powder Staining Blush: A little dab will do you, but this cheek stain is really pretty!

4. Benefit it’s potent! eye cream: This eye cream has been sitting in my shopping cart for a month, but I didn’t want to pull the trigger before trying it. You can imagine how THRILLED I was to find a mini in my Birchbox. Y’all. This stuff works. You can see and feel the results. Totally purchasing the full-size ASAP.

5. Birchbox Bobby Pins: Adorable. 100%. A little thicker than my usual hair pins, but way more fun.

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