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8/13/2010


My hubby and I had a date night and we ate at Brio. It was a lot of fun and so nice to do something like that in the middle of the week. Anyone ever been to Brio?

After we ate we walked around the shops by the restaurant and guess what I found? Sephora! This is what I bought (or what my hubby bought me as part of the date night).

Lash brush and comb
Now that I have fairly visible lashes I'll have to start shaping them to my pleasing.

Clinique Liquid Face Soap
Boots No7 Tinted Moisturizer

And I didn't buy this at Sephora but at Target beforehand. It's a new product for me, but I haven't really written about it so why not do that here.

You know when you smell something and the smell is so distinct that you swear you can taste it? That's what the Boots and Clinique products are like.

Boots No7 Tinted Moisturizer
The moisturizer is sheer and very soft. Aside from the smell, it's hardly noticeable. The box says it hydrates for 12 hours which is a definite plus. I've read that a foundation is like lipstick while a tinted moisturizer is like lipgloss, and I totally agree. Although I will continue to use this product because it goes on well, adds a bit of shine (or should I say radiance) to my skin and is less product than foundation, I still think I will use foundation some days for the overall even coverage.

4 out of 5 hearts
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Clinique Liquid Facial Soap
I went into Sephora and asked the very approachable staff what kind of cleanser I should use for my skin type. She gave me a few options including this one so I went with it.

It's gentle and good for a dry skin combination. My face definitely felt clean, but I had to use a moisturizer right after (which you totally should anyway) as I had that tight-skin feeling. It's clear when it comes out of the bottle but then creates a bit of a foam when rubbed on your face. The overall smell is pretty irritating, but I do feel like it's working when it's on my skin.

3 out of 5 hearts
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  1. Hey lovely muse :) Sounds like the perfect date night! How generous your hubby is!

    I'm using a lot clinique stuff for my face and I love. Its worth every euro. Gives me the perfect skin.

    Happy weekend

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  2. Sounds like it was a really good night (: The clinique face wash seems really good, is it just specified for dry skin or does it have another specified target? eg. blackheads, redness...

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  3. I'm very much into make up these days, and looking for the perfect combination of make up for my face. Thanks for reviewing some of them! It does help.

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  4. I've always been curious about tinted moisturizer... but I feel like my skin gets shiny enough so I'm not sure if it would be right for me. I still might have to try it though

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  5. Ive been wanting to go to Sephora for the longest time but cant get the chance. That shop is a great one really.

    xoxo,
    www.shineyglam.blogspot.com

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  6. What a wonderful dinner! With shopping! My kind of date! lol. have a great weekend doll ;) hugs -Taj

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  7. nice review ^^ i love clinque :3

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  8. I haven't bought Clinique in years. What's wrong with me? HA!

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  9. I love sephora, it a makeup lover's haven

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  10. aww, that's so nice! i love sephora, but who doesn't, right? that restaurant looks like a great place! :D

    <3, Mimi
    http://whatmimiwrites.blogspot.com/

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  11. Wow what a great night you had...and love the review on those products. I am not much of a beauty person myself, I usually do the normal thing, wash, sometimes I tone and moisturize but usually just wash my face with clear water hehehehe. But I go to facials once in a while.

    Oh by the way regarding the giveaway, they will be giving out postcards.

    take care love
    kisses
    Sweet
    PensandLens

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  12. ah so sweet you have a date night x

    Missy
    Designer sunglasses giveaway!!
    http://thefashionfusion.blogspot.com

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  13. sounds like a fun date night, cheryl! so sweet of ur hubby to buy u sephora goodies. i've never tried this boots product, but thanks for the review! hope ure enjoying the weekend!

    TheOwlsCloset.blogspot.com

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  14. What a fun night. Food and shopping. Clinique producs usually deliver what they promise

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