Lumene Vitamin C+ Pure Radiance Night Cream Review

I received a good sized sample of the Lumene Vitamin C+ Pure Radiance Night Cream in my March New Beauty Test Tube.

Lumene Vitamin C+ Pure Radiance Night Cream

This is supposed to improve the look and feel of our skin while we get our beauty rest. It’s a hydrating, skin-brightening night cream.
It’s best for normal to dry skin and employs the detoxifying properties of Artic cloudberry nectar to help brighten and balance dull and uneven skin tone.
I have combination/oily skin, so I’ll see if it’ll do anything for me.
It has a light citrus scent to it.
I tried it out and the claims for it being for people with dry to normal skin is absolutely TRUE!
I have combination to oily and it was way to heavy for my skin.
I’m going to have to hand this down for one of my friends that have dry to normal skin.
It’s a shame because I hear great things about this brand.
The Struggle, for the combination to oily skinned women. 

Bite Beauty Matte Creme Lip Crayon

I’ve never heard of the cosmetics brand called Bite Beauty until last weekend when I went to play in Sephora.  Yes, Sephora is my playground.

These are moisture-rich, matte-finish lipstick with a delicious citrus scent.
Get bright, rich color with this limited-edition lip crayon. Formulated with citrus peel wax for a hydrating matte finish, this lip color comes in an array of beautifully bold shades not for the faint of heart.
This product does not contain petroleum or gluten.
Bite BeautyBite Beauty
From Left to Right
  • Kumquat is a cool-toned pink grapefruit
  • Sweety is a warm-toned coral pink.
  • Clementine is a citrus orange
  • Blood Orange is a bright citrus red
  • Grape is a muted violet
  • Satsuma is a cool-toned fuchsia

They’re surprisingly moisturizing especially for a lip crayon.

The things people think of!
The Art of Beauty!!
Give Bite Beauty a try and be pleasantly surprised!


Sephora and Pantone+ Universe Team Up

This year, Sephora and Pantone teamed up for a new collection dedicated to 2014’s Color of the Year Radiant Orchid!
Just in time for Spring too!!
This shade is perfect!  I want to paint my beauty room this color now!
Included in the collection is a lipstick and lip balm.
Just check out these beauties!!
Radiant Rush Matte Lipstick
Radiant Rush Matte Lipstick Pantone Orchid
A limited-edition, moisturizing lipstick with a matte satin finish that showcases the Pantone color of the year for 2014 ♥ Radiant Orchid.
This satin finish moisturizing lipstick offers rich, matte color in a stunning Radiant Orchid shade. Infused with orchid essence for nourishment, and collagen for a subtle plumping effect, the creamy formula glides on and provides comfortable, all-day wear that rivals the lasting power of a lip stain.
Designed to evoke the sleek, modern lines of the iconic Pantone Chip, and newly imagined with a captivating Radiant Orchid ombre color variation, 2014’s Color of the Year Collection makes a stunning presentation. Each product features Sephora Collection’s high performance formulas—including orchid essence infusion—for rich color payoff and luxurious feel during wear. Refined finishes like matte, cream, metallic, and lacquer allow for a fuller expression of this radiant shade, from petal-sheer luminosity to wildly rich pigments.
“Symbolically, Radiant Orchid emanates great joy, love and health while imparting a sense of diversity. At the same time it conveys inclusivity, which is so important in today’s complex world.” ♥ Leatrice Eisman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute
Venus Lure Lip Balm
Venus Lure Lip Balm Sephora Pantone Universe
A hydrating, sheer lip balm in a tint inspired by the Sephora+Pantone Color of the Year ♥ Radiant Orchid.
This cooling, lip-plumping balm provides a natural-looking shine and tone. It is infused with lip treatments including hyaluronic acid to support natural collagen and make lips appear firmer and more defined. It smooths the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles with deep hydration, increases lip volume and softness, and works to soothe dry lips with moisture enhancers. The hue was inspired by the Color of the Year to complete this year’s most trendy looks.
What it is formulated WITHOUT:
– Parabens
– Sulfates
Now aren’t these BEAUTIFUL?!
Sephora is the exclusive beauty retailer for this product.

New Beauty March Test Tube Beauty Subscription

New Beauty Test Tube Beauty Subscription a beauty sampling program where beauty newbies to the more experienced beauty gurus get to play and experiment with beauty products.  It’s a bi-monthly beauty and makeup subscription box.  Well, actually subscription “tube”.
You’ll receive Deluxe sized and Full-sized products. It’s one of the most expensive beauty boxes that I know of.  But at $29.95 + shipping, it’s the BEST one that I’ve seen reviews and unboxings of.
I finally had to take the plunge and grabbed my card and entered all my information.
This is my 1st ever Test Tube beauty box and this Filipina is ecstatic!!!
You’re going to receive a pretty pink box marked New Beauty Test Tube and once you open it, you’ll see the actual Test Tube, a pink “What’s in the Tube” magazine,  PLUS an extra lil goodie bag filled with even more beauty products!
You’re seriously gonna flip when you receive one!  As I’m writing this I just want to do a full-out beauty session on myself!  But, I’ll wait until I’m done writing this.
I received some products for my skin, hair, nails, lips, and a beauty tool!!!  I’m seriously shocked at how much stuff I received.
You’re probably like, “Shut up and get on with what’s in the tube!!”
Let’s dig in…….
Inside the tube was:
  • It’s a 10 Miracle Leave-In Lite
  • GlamGlow YouthMud Tinglexfoliate Treatment
  • Lumene Vitamin C+ Pure Radiance Night Cream
  • IT Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Powder Brush
  • Mally High Shine Liquid Lipstick
  • Orly Nail Lacquer
  • Bioxidea Miracle 48 Excellence Diamond & Gold
  • Grandelash-MD Grande Mascara
  • Tarte Pure Maracuja Oil Rollerball
Inside the Extra lil Goodie bag was:
  • Pevonia Botanica
  • Philosophy Full of Promise
  • Sukiface Exfoliate Foaming Cleanser
  • Rodial Stemcell super-food facial oil
That’s a total of 13 products!!!!!
Let’s get into each individual product.
its a 10
This particular one is designed with fine hair in mind.  It’s lightweight, leave-in conditioner that helps repair, restore, and revive fizzy, tangled locks without weighing them down.
My daughter loves this brand, but unfortunately we both have super thick and curly hair so I may be putting this towards a beauty bag giveaway.
I just bought and tried this and the GlamGlow SuperMud and LOVE them!!
It does put a dent in your wallet though so use sparingly!
I did a review where you can see the close-up results so you can check out my GlamGlow review.
Lumene Vitamin C+ Pure Radiance Night Cream
Lumene vit c
This is supposed to improve the look and feel of our skin while we get our beauty rest. It’s a hydrating, skin-brightening night cream.
It’s best for normal to dry skin and employs the detoxifying properties of Artic cloudberry nectar to help brighten and balance dull and uneven skin tone.
I have combination/oily skin, so I’ll see if it’ll do anything for me.
it has a citrus scent to it.
it cosmetics face brush
This is a All-Over face brush that is super soft!  I already told my daughter that this is for my use only!!  She loves getting into my things when I’m gone.
I recently bought the Hourglass Ambient Lightning powders in Dim Light and Radiant Light, so I’ll be using this with the Dim Light All-Over powder.
Mally lipstick pen
This is a 4-in-1 formulation.  This multitasker works as a lip primer, lip gloss, lipstick,  and lip liner all in one.
The slick, “wet” formula of the gloss gives the illusion of a plumper pout.
It comes in a sleek pen that you twist until the color appears on the brush and then apply on your lips.
Orly nail polish
Y’all know I know to have my nails painted!
It’s a perfect color for the Spring/Summer sun.  These are more than just a pretty color though.  They help improve and maintain overall nail health while delivering long-lasting salon-quality polish.
Bioxidea Miracle 48 Excellence Diamond & Gold
This is a gentle, exfoliating and brightening mask that combats visible signs of aging….(blah, I hate that word) and leaves skin feeling soft and polished.
Grandelash-MD Grande Mascara
Grande mascara
This claims to be an eyelash essential.   This mascara features an exclusive peptide formula to promote longer, thicker and more dramatic lashes.
Tarte Pure Maracuja Oil Rollerball 
Tarte Pure Maracuja oil
This handy-dandy rollerball naturally improves the look and feel of our skin that utilizes pure maracuja oil to restore a healthier,  more beautiful complexion.
I’m down with that!
I just recently started using face oils.
Pevonia Botanica
It prevents and smooths fine lines and wrinkles, replenish and nourish, slow s down the aging process, and protects the skin from the environment with this deeply hydrating moisturizer.
Philosophy Full of Promise
Philosophy Full of Promise
It’s supposed to awaken your potential for visibly firmer, supple skin with this advanced cream that supports collagen and elastin for a remarkably improved complexion. A unique protein-recycling complex powered by proprietary peptides and marine microalgae works to breathe new life into existing proteins, offering your skin protection, restoration, and hydration all-day long.
Sukiface Exfoliate Foaming Cleanser
Sukiface Exfoliating cream
This is supposed to help smooth & even facial skin, reduce appearance of toxic & dry skin build-up, signs of most types of blemishes, flare-ups & collagen reduction, help signs of premature aging, fine lines & wrinkles, clarifying & rejuvenating the complexion.
Rodial Stemcell super-food facial oil
STEMCELL Super Food Facial Oil is a unique facial oil is designed with a concentrated blend of superfood actives which work to provide nourishment and hydration to the skin.
Rich in anti-oxidants and Vitamins A, B5, C and E, this skin-rejuvenating formula is quickly absorbed into skin for deep nourishment and gentle hydration.
The latest in stem cell technology, Phytocell Alp Rose protects skin from daily aggressors while reducing the appearance of wrinkles and increasing skin cell’s vitality.
  • Nourishes and hydrates the skin
  • Rich in anti-oxidants
  • Protects against environmental stress
  • Maintains hydration to fight the dulling effects of the skin
That’s a whole lotta products to play with!!
The only one I’m hesitant to try is the Philosophy Full of Promise.  I had a very bad breakout using their Exfoliating Wash.  It was the worse breakout I’ve ever had.
Lots of people love this brand and I actually use the dark spot corrector with no problem,  but for some reason that exfoliator did some serious damage to my skin.  I returned that product with no hesitation!! Here’s my review on the Philosophy Exfoliating Wash.
I’m off to play with my new Test Tube Beauty products!!
If you want to join and start getting the Test Tube Beauty Subscription,  just let me know and I’ll make sure you get $5 off your 1st one!
I will post reviews on each one of these products, so stay tuned for those to come.
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