Friday, June 22, 2012

Beauty Haul - face edition

Some days, I like to treat myself with make-up.

butter LONDON nail polish in Fairy Lights; Pureology shampoo & conditioner samples; benefit BADgal lash mascara
But alas, this was not just a "treat myself" shopping trip, even though I got some stuff that I had been looking at for a while. I came in for a specific purpose to stop some blemishes on my face that had been popping up recently.

After looking at reviews and talking to some people at the store, I decided to get benefit boo boo zap! acne treatment.

I had read on the internet that purity made simple by philosophy was a good facial cleanser, so I bought a small bottle to try.

I washed my face last night and put the spot treatment on before bed. I am here to testify -- the spot treatment was AMAZING. I had a small blemish on my chin and a couple on my forehead; after I applied it I woke up and they were GONE. The face cleanser made my skin super soft this morning, too.

I highly recommend the spot treatment for the issues. I have never had anything that worked so well. Just be careful, because they really dry the area out. The instructions also say to apply up to three times a day, but once was enough for me. You can also wear this under make-up, but just remember to put moisturizer on.

What are some of your favorite blemish-fighting products?


  1. Good to hear the BooBoo Zap it works for you! The active ingredient is salicylic acid, which doesn't work for me, so I use spot treatments with benzoyl peroxide. I apply clean&clear spot treatment in my trouble areas, and it pretty much prevents anything from popping up!

    1. I was kind of going in blindly because I've actually rarely used spot treatments! In the past I used stuff from Mary Kay that my mother got me. I am more than willing to try clean & clear for prevention, thanks for the recommendation!

  2. Nice haul!

  3. i'd really like to try the purity facial cleanser. was it expensive? :) x