Caudalie Vinopure Fluide Matifiant perfectionneur de la peau

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Why can’t I for the life of me type Caudalie? I mean, I have written the name how often over the last three months, six times?

And that is six times in blog post titles only, I don’t even want to count how often the term Caudalie appeared in the corresponding text and social media shares.

 

Caudalie Vinopure Fluide Matifiant perfectionneur de la peau
Caudalie Vinopure Fluide Matifiant perfectionneur de la peau

 

And yet I keep writing Caudlaie, which to my eye somehow looks right (don’t even try to pronounce it though).

Pourquoi je l'ai écrit si souvent? Ce n’est pas que je suis obsédé par la marque, même si j’admets qu’ils ont quelques joyaux. C’est principalement parce que j’ai effectué une première descente chez ma mère pour acheter ses produits, puis que j’ai découvert le trio Caudalie Vinopure, destiné aux peaux grasses et sujettes à la congestion.

Maintenant que j'ai testé tous les trois produits (lisez la première partie ici et la deuxième partie ici), il est temps de terminer la série avec mes réflexions sur le Fluide Matifiant Perfectifiant Matifiant pour la Peau Vinopure de Caudalie, portant le nombre à sept.

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Caudalie Vinopure Blemish Control Infusion Serum – Two birds, one stone

Multitasking –  I have talked about that numerous times before. It just seems to be a recurrent thing in my life, albeit not always a successful one.

L'autre jour, ayant une heure et demie de sommeil, j'ai essayé de faire plusieurs tâches en même temps: nourrir le chat et préparer le petit-déjeuner de mon fils en même temps.

 

Caudalie Vinopure Sérum Infusion Blemish Control
Caudalie Vinopure Sérum Infusion Blemish Control

 

Well… let’s just put it that way: My son would eat about anything I serve him, the cat is much more picky.

Good thing I served the cat first and could quickly switch bowls before my son excitedly dug into his surprisingly meaty muesli…

Alors, encore une fois, je jure de laisser le soin multitâche à mes produits de soin de la peau, en optant pour des versions qui combinent plusieurs ingrédients bénéfiques à la fois. Comme le sérum pour infusions Caudalie Vinopure Blemish Control.

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Caudalie Vinopure Clear Skin Purifying Toner – Double Check

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Étant donné que je fais des recherches sur mon blog à moitié allemand et à moitié anglais, les choses peuvent devenir un peu déroutantes.

Different regulations depending on whether you are in Europe or in the US, different formulations of your favorite products, even slightly different names which makes SEO a nightmare –  I have seen it all.

 

Caudalie Tonifiant Purifiant Peau Claire Vinopure
Caudalie Tonifiant Purifiant Peau Claire Vinopure

 

But when I did my research for the Caudalie Vinopure Clear Skin Purifying Toner, I had to double check, because the German website read… cleansing lotion. Had I been using it all wrong?

Turns out that no, I hadn’t. You are supposed to apply it on your skin with a cotton pad, no rinsing, which in my books is more a toner step than a cleansing one. Semantics. The US website calls it Caudalie Vinopure Clear Skin Purifying Toner, so I will stick with that.

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September Empties – Taking out the trash 18

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I promise this is the last time you need to sit with me through sound issues.

See, in an attempt to be the most efficient I could be I bulk filmed a few videos. It was only when I got down to editing, quite some time later, that I realized the sound was completely messed up.

 

September Empties
Take a look at my trash bin

 

In all four videos. And as per usual I was so late with editing, I simply couldn’t refilm them! Or, in case of this September  Empties video, I had thrown out all the stuff already.

Ah, now you know my dirty secret: I actually filmed my September Empties back in July! What can I say, I need content like that for when I am too busy holidaying in France (and probably shopping for skincare) to create something new.

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Caudalie Resveratrol Face Lifting Soft Cream

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What weighs heavier in your decisions, science or personal experience. Asking for a friend here, because of course I only go by science and would clearly change my opinion about a topic when presented with scientific facts.

*cough*

 

Caudalie Resveratrol Face Lifting Soft Cream
Caudalie Resveratrol Face Lifting Soft Cream

 

Well, that friend (Let´s call her Anne, shall we?), Anne always said that shea butter would break her out. Even when she read that shea butter was recommended for acne. Even when she read that shea butter was one of the very few ingredients with a comdeogenic rating of zero. Even when presented with actual studies regarding that subject.

Anne was adamant. And then, one day, raiding her mother’s skincare stash, she grabbed a pot of Caudalie Resveratrol Face Lifting Soft Cream and used it. Without breakouts. Not knowing it contained shea butter pretty high up on the ingredient list.

She only noticed when she wrote this blog post…

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Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Serum – Not an INCI blog

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I am NOT a skincare guru.

It is incredibly flattering when my blogging buddies call me that, and I am happy and grateful for everyone reading here and trusting my reviews, but I would never (ever!) claim that title for myself.

You see: This is NOT an INCI blog. I am not a chemist, nor do I have any experience working in the industry.

 

Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Serum
Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Serum

 

I am a doctor, and even though I have read a ton of scientific publications and dermatological textbooks, I would be lost if I had to come up with my own formula.

While I do think that I know more about skincare than the average person (even more than the average beauty blogger), I am still not an expert in this field, as blogs like Lab Muffin tend to teach me.

There is still so much to learn, and until I know everything, being called a skincare guru simply feels wrong.

So keep that in mind while reading my review on the Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Serum.

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Caudalie Vinoperfect Concentrating Brightening Essence – Valkyries

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I know I am (once again) completely off trend here, but I just don´t understand the need to make everything “Asian beauty”

Not that I think the Asian Beauty community isn´t noteworthy, or that I would deny incorporating a few bits into my routine as well.

 

Caudalie Vinoperfect Concentrated Brightening Essence
Caudalie Vinoperfect Concentrated Brightening Essence

 

It is just that I firmly believe that people adapt to their surroundings and way of living, and that this influences their needs.

Not the most basic ones, obviously, I mean there are toilets all around the world – but you get what I am saying here.

Just look at me:

I am 1,72 m, have a strong frame, blonde hair, curves and love dairy.

I am by all means more Valkyrie than Geisha.

And that is perfectly fine. It just gets awkward if I forcefully try to adapt to a Geisha way of life.

Strictly speaking skincare here. I would look as weird trying to blow the steerhorn as I would trying to play the shamisen.

So at first I was a little surprised that Caudalie, obviously a French skincare brand, would claim to be inspired by Asian beauty when they released the Caudalie Vinoperfect Concentrated Brightening Essence. But Mathilde Thomas did live in Asia for quite a bit, so I guess it is only natural that she got inspired there. So let´s see if this inspiration lead to Asian beauty fit for a Valkyrie.

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Caudalie Premier Cru Serum – Motivation

Motivation can come from different sources. Like, you motivate yourself because you really want something. Or you are motivated by something external, like the bonus you´ll get if your work turns out superior.

 

Caudalie Premier Cru The Serum
Caudalie Premier Cru The Serum

 

And sometimes you are motivated by another person. Your wife, for example. Like it happened in the case of developing the Caudalie Premier Cru Serum. Dr. David Sinclair (Harvard) was approached by Caudalie with a research question and almost declined the offer. Almost. Until his wife said: “Oh, Caudalie? I use a lot of their stuff.”

True Story? I don´t know. I read it in a magazine and immediately knew I had to give the Caudalie Premier Cru Serum a go – good thing my mother had a bottle in her bathroom cabinet already.

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Nouveauté Beauté Avril 2018: pixi, Caudalie et plus

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Au début, quand je commençais à me maquiller, je perquisitionnais souvent chez ma mère.

Apply her lipsticks, ruin her rouge, drench myself in her perfume – basically making a big mess. Now that I am grown up (and a blogger), things are usually the other way round.

 

Nouveau dans la beauté avril 2018
Nouveau dans la beauté avril 2018

 

Elle joue avec mes rouges à lèvres, hérite de ma crème pour les yeux et apprécie les paquets qui arrivent à ma porte tout autant que moi.

Mais quand j'ai récemment ouvert son cabinet et qu'elle a acheté plusieurs produits Caudalie, j'ai pensé qu'il était temps de retourner au bon vieux temps et de m'aider à faire un nouveau soin de la peau!

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Best of Beauty 2017 – My makeup and skincare favorites

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I am not one to dwell in the past.

Yes, the things that happen to us do shape and affect us, no denying that. But I do believe that it is my choice what defines me.

On some occasions though, I immerse myself in times (long) gone, relive sensual experiences in my mind, remember scents, textures, pleasure…

 

Best of beauty 2017 - makeup and skincare
Best of beauty 2017 – makeup and skincare

 

Wait, that sounds like I am referring to a kinky paperback with a castle and someone in a ripped dress on the front. I am not!

I am actually talking about the Best of Beauty 2017! I am here to share with you what I loved the most, be it makeup or skincare in the past year.

Questionable reading choices might be discussed elsewhere…

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