Product Review – L’Oréal Miracle Blur

I have to say, I went into trying this skeptical. I saw the commercial and thought “that’s ridiculous. Nothing that blurs your pores and whatnot is going to feel good.” And do you know what? I was right.

My mother bought a tube of this just to try it, and she wasn’t too impressed. So, I gave it a try. I showered, washed my face as usual, and then applied this when I was done. The feeling is absolutely peculiar; it feels both chalky and greasy at the same time. I figured I’d let it absorb for a couple of hours and then do my makeup before going to work. Well, a few hours passed and the product still hadn’t absorbed into my skin. I applied my foundation and makeup as usual, and it all smudged off like I’d run a marathon just before doing it.

L'Oreal Miracle Blur

L’Oréal Miracle Blur

 

Don’t get me wrong, it actually did blur imperfections. I have many red marks and scars on my face, a couple of wrinkles here and there, and some rather large pores in places. The product did blur or get rid of them completely, but I couldn’t get over the heavy, greasy feeling. I wound up grabbing a napkin and rubbing off all my makeup during my shift because it felt so gross.

 

Overall, it worked like they promised (the exclusion being that you can’t feel it). My skin did look brighter and smoother after I applied it, but I could get the same effect from concealer and two coats of foundation, with a much lighter and cleaner feeling. My opinion: don’t waste your money on this product unless you can handle the weight, grease and chalk on your skin. It didn’t clog my pores; my skin looked no worse the next day, so that wasn’t a problem.

 

2.5/5 for me.

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The Quest for Long Hair! Month 2

I’m a little late posting this! Sorry, everyone! Well, my hair is growing out well and is actually pretty fried. I have to go in for a trim to get rid of the dead ends. Other than the dry, dead ends, my hair feels wonderful and silky. I’ve been staying on top of using Biosilk every time I shower, and skipping conditioner. I’ve noticed with the Biosilk that if I use even a little too much on my hair, it feels like when I have a lot of hairspray in my hair and it gets greasy. It’s really gross.

 

It's a little dark. My hair, month two.

It’s a little dark. My hair, month two.

 

What was stubble is now about an inch long and standing on end. It looks really weird! The rest of it is pretty long. It hangs down just a little under my nose. I can put most of the long part into a ponytail now. Now that I have a steady job, I’m going to invest in some Hair, Skin and Nail vitamins! I’ll let you all know how those work for me. I have new products to review, those will be coming soon. Keep checking back, tell your friends, and spread the love!

 

I’ve been trying scalp massages whenever I remember. It doesn’t help my cluster headaches, but it does make my head feel … almost warm, I suppose. I don’t know if it’s working at all, but it feels good, so I’m going to keep trying! I have a DIY hair mask I want to try that’s supposed to accelerate hair growth (I’ll describe it better when I try and post!)

 

Now, to focus on a regular sleep schedule and drinking lots of water so my hair keeps growing well!