Glossier Review

Hello, and Happy Memorial Day! It’s a hot one here in Ohio, and we’ve mostly enjoyed the festivities in the air conditioning today. Recently, I took the plunge and bought some goodies from Glossier! I feel like I’ve been lusting after the products via facebook and instagram ads for years, as well as heard rave reviews from friends, so it was time. 

IMG_0038

I would say the Glossier price point is pretty middle of the road, however, it’s more than I would typically spend on a total shot in the dark, so I wanted to review the products I’ve tried so far to shed some light for any of you out there who’ve been contemplating a Glossier purchase. Let’s get into it! 

Milk Jelly Cleanser– So, I actually got the cleanser, moisturizer, and lip balm in a bundle, which reduced the price (12 dollars!), but I want to review them separately because I have varying feelings toward all of them. That being said, the cleanser is really cool. That’s not how I would usually describe a facial cleanser, but that’s what it is. The texture truly is jelly, and it honestly makes me kind of excited to wash the day off each night. 

Pros: lightly scented, non-irritating, great for really dry skin like mine

Cons: absolutely doesn’t wash off all your makeup like the ad suggests (I use in tandem with a makeup wipe and that does the trick!), probably not great for oily skin

Would I repurchase? Absolutely.

Priming Moisturizer– I’m really indifferent about this product. It’s not hurting or helping me. 

Pros: smells phenomenal (think baby lotion, but subtle), lightweight and non-greasy, would be excellent for oily skin people whose tendency would be to skip a moisturizer 

Cons: doesn’t do much in the way of moisturizing my super dry and flaky skin 

Would I repurchase? Maybe if there were a significant discount and only for humid weather. 

Balm Dotcom– I got mint, but I really struggled to not get the coconut. I love this stuff. I don’t think it’s anything groundbreaking, but I like to put on a really heavy lip balm at night, and this is just that. 

Pros: heavy, moisturizing, the mint scent/flavor is zingy and refreshing 

Cons: none for me, but I can see how many wouldn’t like this as a daytime lip option because it’s thick and heavy 

Would I repurchase? Yup, probably coconut on the next round just to try it! 

IMG_0037

Solution Exfoliating Skin Perfector (for acne prone skin)- So, this is the product that really persuaded me to take the plunge. I feel like Glossier is posting believable results from this stuff on the social media, which I really appreciate. It shows people with improved skin after a four week time frame, instead of some sort of instagram sorcery where this product caused your cystic acne to magically vanish in a month. So far, I like it a lot and think it’s very comparable to the First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Pads that I’ve used in the past.

Pros: gentle, no strong scent, the pump doesn’t allow you to waste product, I have seen some positive differences in my skin

Cons: the bottle isn’t really travel friendly, and while I think you’re getting more product than First Aid Beauty is offering, you also need cotton balls, which you don’t need with FAB’s product. 

Would I repurchase? Yeah, definitely. This is a (somewhat) cheaper alternative to First Aid Beauty, and so far, so good. 

Super Bounce Hyaluronic Serum- Hi, are you sick of me saying I have dry skin? Well, I do, and this stuff claims to fix it. I’m really digging this serum. Like everything else, it’s no miraculous fix to my problems, but still a great quality product. 

Pros: easy to use, non-scented, lightweight, relieves my tight and dry skin overnight, and aesthetically, the bottle is really pretty 

Cons: it’s not magic, but what is? 

Would I repurchase? Definitely, yes. This is much cheaper than the hyaluronic night cream I have been using (like way, way cheaper), and soaks into my skin much better

So there you have it, friends! My real life review on Glossier so far. If I can kick my ass into gear this summer and stop picking at my skin, I’m going to treat myself with some no-makeup-makeup from Glossier and will provide a full review on that. Have you guys tried anything that you love from Glossier? 

xoxo now if only my hair had Super Bounce 

Posted by

Maker of artish things. TV junkie. Where's the pizza?

4 thoughts on “Glossier Review

  1. Pingback: May Favorites
  2. This is very helpful! I have been wanting to buy some things from Glossier for a while, and this only makes me feel the need to do it sooner!

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s