sephora adventures with connorPracticing her #RBF

I swear, my last trip to Sephora was Connor’s idea. If she looks a little crabby in this picture, it’s because she’s practicing her #RBF (resting baby face).

I went to grab a couple things I’ve been wanting to try from my lust list, and speaking of that, that list has been exercising my wallet in ways I did not anticipate, LOL!

First, there’s this clarifying Bumble and Bumble Sunday Shampoo.

Smells like: oranges, and the beach

I had a a lot of product buildup in my hair after using a Klorane shampoo and mask, and Sunday Shampoo, which I used on Saturday (such a rebel!), got my hair feeling normal again. Buuuuuut, I still think I’m going to return it, because I read on the Sephora website (and don’t ask my why this didn’t sink in beforehand) that it isn’t recommended for color-treated hair, which I have.

Oh, well… It was fun while it lasted.

I do like the idea using a clarifying shampoo every so often to remove buildup from dry shampoo and other hair products, so I’m thinking about exchanging it for a shampoo by Briogio, a natural hair care line at Sephora, called Be Gentle, Be Kind Green Tea Clarifying Shampoo. It’s $24, so about the same price as the Bumble shampoo, which is $25, but it’s supposed to safe for color-treated hair.

I hope it smells good. ?

Also, while I was there, I picked up a tube of new Drunk Elephant Umbra Tinte Physical Daily Defense Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 30 ($36) with 20% zinc oxide.

Zinc oxide usually leaves a white cast on darker skin, but this one doesn’t! It’s really neat. I thought it would be too deep or peachy for me, but it isn’t. I can’t see it at all, which is great, and there’s no white cast! I used it on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, and my skin really likes it so far. It has a light mousse-y texture, so it absorbs quickly, and I don’t have to sit there working it in for days and days. Plus, it isn’t sticky, so it doesn’t leave my neck feeling gross, and it layers under foundation well.

drunk elephant umbra tinte physical daily defenseDrunk Elephant Umbra Tinted Physical Daily Defense

It comes in a small-ish 2-oz. bottle, which does have me concerned. I wish the tube was larger for the price, because I have a feeling that I’m going to go through it quickly.

Lastly, on my way out of the store, I noticed a new display for Pinrose, which I’ve been dying to smell.

They’re so cute…

pinrose perfumeRainbow!

I wanna have all of these bottles lined up on my dresser, just so I can stare at them.

I sprayed a purple one called Lil’ Dipper on my wrist. It was nice and light, a lot like TOCCA. I think it would be good for layering.

So, what else should I try at Sephora? Find anything lately?

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,

Karen

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