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Spring 2015 RTW: Givenchy

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Spring 2014 RTW. Diane von Furstenberg. inclusive exclusive

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Resort 2014 ~ Chanel

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Resort 2013: Spotlight Chanel

fall 2012 rtw: diverse dresses

Could Joan Smalls look any better in Diane von Furstenberg?  Perfection. VPLYou know I can’t pass up a horse: Pedro Lourenco.Costello Tagliapietra Prabal GurungGiorgio ArmaniVivienne Tam

Estee Lauder Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator: the verdict

After a hot and cold month with Estee Lauder Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator, it’s now time for the final verdict.  The serum possesses a few above average qualities.  First, as skeptical as I was, I do perceive a subtle improvement in hyper-pigmentation.  Spots don’t vanish, but they do fade and lighten.  Not a fan of makeup?  Listen up; you might enjoy this as a daily product to brighten the face without cosmetics.  Idealist does provide a subtle glow.

As mentioned previously, this product doesn’t play well with others.  It tends to seize up when layered.  Also, the serum doesn’t deliver major results and doesn’t perform in a truly active fashion.  For the purists who insist upon a letter grade, I’m feeling generous, so I’ll give it a B-.  It won’t be a repeat purchase.

Estee Lauder Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator: third week (weak)

You must be thinking “what else could this bitch possibly say about this GD serum?”  Would you be surprised if I told you I indeed had more insights to share?  Not unless this is your first day joining us, in which case, welcome.   Estee Lauder Even Skintone Illuminator doesn’t play particularly well with other products.  If this lightweight gliding lotion provides enough moisture for you under your make-up, then you may like it just fine.  Add a deeper emollient over top and the pilling commences.  This mica-infused light reflector gums up into little balls.  File pilling products under major beauty pet peeve. By week three, I should be seeing maximum results, but instead I haven’t noticed any additional lightening in hyper-pigmentation.  The Demeter Clarc beauty-meter is tipping towards disappointment, but we’ll give Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator its fourth week to win us over.

fall 2012 rtw: best of Beckham

Estee Lauder Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator: week two

As you well know, I was very skeptical of this product and other products claiming to perfect skin tone.  After a little over fourteen days of continuous use, I’m shocked to report that I do actually notice a slight improvement in a particularly stubborn dark spot.  Now quite a few folks complained of breakouts associated with this serum.  I too have experienced in uptick in activity, but at this time I don’t feel 100% comfortable blaming Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator.  I’m optimistic.  Let’s see where we are during week three.