Product Review: Pomegranate Mint Julep Lip Care Set

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Today’s review is Cream & Coco‘s Pomegranate Mint Julep lip care set.

I was excited about getting a lip scrub. I remember back in the days Oprah recommended brushing your lips with a soft bristle toothbrush as a way of exfoliating them. What could be better than exfoliating them with sugar?!

I love the scrub, the smell is delightful, I try not to let it get in my mouth though. The oils in it seem to come to the surface when it’s in the jar, so I mix well before applying the scrub. I would recommend using the scrub over the sink because grains of sugar do fall. After using the scrub, I’m left with soft, moisturized lips. My one wish is that there was a little slot on the side of the scrub to store the spatula. It’s fallen and gotten lost so many times… especially since it’s clear in color.

I like that the day lip treatment has a white top and the night lip treatment had a black top. This eliminates confusion (or even taking the time to read) about which one is for day use and which one is for night use. I find the day treatment to be more moisturizing than the night one, so I use that one more.

Definitely enjoying the lip care set. I’d say it’s worth trying.

XOXO,
Rece

Product Review: Cream & Coco Face Polish & Face Mask

I’m sooooo far behind on my product reviews, so over the next few days I’ll be reviewing all of the products I’ve tried recently.

Today’s review is Cream & Coco‘s Black Lemon Sugar Face Polish and Moroccan Mint & Chocolate Face Mask, which was sold as a set.

I was first introduced to the brand, Cream & Coco through Hairscapades. I began following Cream & Coco on Instagram and the pictures of the products just looked like they smelled sooooo delicious! Not only did the products look and sound amazing from the description, but she is very dedicated to her business and her customers. Great selling point for me.

I made a purchase during the Black Friday sale which included face products, a lip set and samples of hair products.

On to the review…

I used the face polish in the shower one evening. Honestly, I wasn’t planning on using the face polish at all because I know my skin is so sensitive (I really wanted the face mask). In addition, it contains lemon and my skin usually reacts to citrus. For whatever reason I decided to try it and AS SOON AS I put it on my face, my face felt like it was on fire. I hadn’t even rubbed the sugar in. I rinsed it off immediately and it still felt like it was burning for a few minutes, then it finally stopped. Needless to say, I won’t be using it again. I should have listened to my inner voice because I really bought the set for the clay mask. There was no lasting effect from the face polish though, so that was good.

The face mask, on the other hand, is fabulous! My skin loves masks. This particular mask is smooth and easy to apply. Once it’s on, you can feel the minty tingle and smell the mint. It’s like aromatherapy at the same time! After rinsing, my face was refreshed and didn’t feel dry or stripped. I’ve used it a couple of times and I enjoy it. Thumbs up for this one!

“Get your Cream and Coco on!”

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XOXO,
Rece