100% Pure Haul + First Impressions

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Hey loves! If you remember the post about 100% Pure‘s jingle sale, I gave you guys a list of what I wanted to pick up during the sale – so here’s that post! I picked up the 2nd Skin Foundation in Creme and the Luminous Primer, and with my order I qualified for the samples they were offering! If you’re interested in some pictures and what I think about the products, keep on reading!

This foundation is seriously amazing, I was afraid that I wasn’t going to like it much – but I love it. The color match is also great for me too, although it looks way more orange and dark in the photos…but I swear it gets lighter when you blend it in. I got the lightest shade, Creme.

This foundation retails for $45 and comes in 7 different shades.

Here are some of the claims on the box…

I totally agree that it acts like a 2nd skin. When I blended it in the first time, I was so amazed at how undetectable it is! Compared to my other foundations, I definitely like it a whole lot more. This totally blows the others out of the water (Q. Would you be interested in a foundation faceoff post? Let me know!) I love how the foundation has healthy ingredients and antioxidants, which most foundations don’t have. It is pricey, but totally worth it for me.

They say that a primer isn’t necessary, but I’ve noticed foundations haven’t really been sticking to my skin without one, so I used the luminous primer with this when I tried it out and I must say, I really love the combination of the two. I didn’t notice the foundation oxidizing throughout the day and it didn’t cling to my dry patches. I definitely should have set it with a powder but I didn’t the first time, so that’s one thing to take into consideration. I definitely recommend it though for dry skin, since it’s a serum based foundation.

Next up is the luminous primer! I actually picked this up since I saw Becky from Cruelty Free Becky using it in a video on YouTube and I’m really glad I did! It retails for $35, which again, is pricey – but it’s only $3 more than my used-to-be-favorite primer from Too Faced. I feel like this primer actually does something for me, unlike the Hangover primer (which I really felt like it was a moisturizer than anything else…).

I love love looooove how it fills in my pores to create a flawless finish for my foundation, which is really what I was searching for in a primer. I also love how it’s a luminous primer for obvious reasons – my dry, dry skin. It pairs amazingly with the 2nd skin foundation and I’m sure it would work well with all other foundations too. Again, it’s formulated with healthy ingredients – so it’s a win win!

Here are the samples I got with my order, which I’m super pleased with. They’re the PERFECT size for traveling or trying things out. I’m going on a cruise in a few months and I’ve been trying to find skincare items that I can take with me, without having to transfer it into new containers and stuff or buy new products, you know?

In order L-R:

Aqua Boost Hydrating Mask: ($35 for full size) Super hydrating mask delivers water to thirsty, dehydrated skin cells so complexion is rejuvenated, plump and refreshed.

Vitamin A & Coq10 Wrinkle Smoothing Night Cream:  ($19 for sample size) Moisturizing organic rosehip oil, highest concentration of Vitamin A (retinol), Vitamin C, Alpha Lipoic Acid and Coenzyme Q10 work together to dramatically lessen the appearance of wrinkles, brighten age spots, and increase firmness.

Red Wine Resveratrol Nourishing Cream($45 for full size) Red Wine Resveratrol Age Protective collection was formulated specifically to aggressively protect against signs of aging such as environmental damage, lines, wrinkles and loss of elasticity.

Brightening Serum($45 for full size) Skin brightening serum enlivens dull looking skin for a luminous complexion.

Herbal Detox Mask($35 for full size) This detoxifying mask purges facial pores for a fresh, purified complexion.

I also got these really nice brushes with the samples. I love their look! The white is so beautiful and I love the sparkly handles and I can’t wait to use them! These are also available on their website and are currently being offered in their trunk sale!

Lastly I got these sachets of shampoo – again, another item I’m super stoked to take on my cruise. This is the Burdock & Neem Healthy Scalp Shampoo, which I’m quite excited to use (although, I definitely will be saving them for the cruise because I have lots of scalp issues lol).

I’m super pleased with my purchase, and I definitely will be grabbing more items from 100% Pure in the future. I highly suggest signing up for their newsletters so you’ll know when they’re having sales, which I also suggest taking advantage of 🙂

Their annual TRUNK SALE (with items up to 60% off) ends on 01/07/2017, so if there’s something you have your eye on – now is the time to get it 🙂

I hope you enjoyed the post! What’s your fave item from 100% Pure or what’s on your wishlist? Let me know!

Thanks for reading, as always <3

Xoxo, Rae

Disclaimer: All of the products mentioned above were purchased with my own money (besides the free samples that were included in my order since I spent over a certain amount of money). All opinions are 100% honest and 100% my own! I am not being paid to make this post. This post does contain affiliate links, which means I will earn commission from purchases made through these links. All purchases made through these links help to keep Rae Chic up and running. Thank you for your support!

 

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5 Comments

  • Reply Kathy

    I’ve never tried this brand but I’m always trying to find a foundation that feels and looks like natural skin, or close to it! Great post 🙂
    Kathy x
    Alongcamekathy

    December 30, 2016 at 9:23 pm
  • Reply Nicole

    I haven’t tried anything from this brand before but their stuff sound great, especially the foundation. Thanks for sharing 🙂

    Nicole | The Glam Surge

    December 30, 2016 at 11:41 pm
  • Reply Bernadette

    The foundation and primer both look like something I’d love!

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    January 1, 2017 at 12:16 am
  • Reply itsjessiejane

    It’s really good the colour matches you! It can be hard to find a foundation colour that’s perfect for your skin! X

    ♡ itsjessiejane ♡

    January 1, 2017 at 5:38 pm
  • Reply leanne page

    I love the sound of the primer and foundation. I definitely going to see if they’re available in the Uk xx

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    January 2, 2017 at 9:05 am
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