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Makeover your skin with Sephora Inside JCPenney
This post is in collaboration with Sephora In JCPenney.
Makeover your skin with Sephora Inside JCPenney #SephorainJCP #SoWorthIt
I am a skin care fanatic. In fact, here I am below. This skin gets taken care of at least three times per day every single day without fail. I care about my skin that much.
I always have several of my favorite skincare products on hand at home and I use them frequently. I am constantly reading about the latest in skincare and I do love trying new products so I was thrilled to partner with Sephora Inside JCPenney to do an in-store visit for some fabulous skincare.
You might remember how I shared that I was heading to Sephora Inside JCPenney to get a personal skincare consultation from their Area Education Manager, Melissa. Here I am a few days before my consultation.
With red hair, fair skin and freckles, I have to be a fanatic about my skincare routine. This type of skin tends to show age much faster. In fact, I even have all three of my kids taking care of their skin twice a day. I am teaching them good habits now.
Visiting Sephora Inside JCPenney
As soon as I entered the store, I was greeted enthusiastically by Melissa, the Sephora Inside JCPenney Area Education Manager, who shared that she saw my social shares and she read my blog. She really did her homework and knew exactly what type of skin I had so she started out recommending products based on a few brands.
She asked me some great questions about things what I like about texture of a product, what type of product do I prefer and in what form and do I like fragrance or not? She was great about really narrowing down things I would love versus products that I really needed. Melissa explained that I was getting a mini facial and then showed me the products she had chosen. Melissa then explained that she would cleanse, use a mask, hydrate my skin and then we would follow with a cream for my skin.
Sephora Inside JCPenney Area Education Manager Skincare Picks
The facial lasted about 20 minutes while Melissa shared what she was doing step-by-step and explained why she chose each product. I had such a wonderful visit and I could tell a difference in my skin immediately. My skin looked brighter and it was so much smoother. My skin is still soft and looks great three days later.
This experience was 100% worth the trip and I really wish I had purchased all of the products. I specifically purchased and brought home: 2, 8, 9 and 11. I wish I had gotten these as well and they are already in my online cart: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 10. That is everything except #1 and I opted to skip that because I have several cleansers that I like and several in the queue to test out.
Soy Face Cleanser
Fresh Soy Face Cleanser is a bestselling, do-it-all cleanser and makeup remover that whisks away impurities without stripping the skin of essential moisture. This is nice, light cleanser that did its job.
Drink Up™ 10 Minute Mask to Quench Skin’s Thirst
Origins Drink Up™ 10 Minute Mask to Quench Skin’s Thirst is a rich mask to quench skin’s thirst. This 10-minute mask features algae extracts that deliver an extra helping of hydration while emollient-rich apricot kernel oil leaves skin soft and supple. This is my new skincare love affair. The second Melissa put it on me, I told her that I was buying it. It is thick and luxurious. The product sits on your skin for a few minutes and then shows where your face needed the most moisture.
This OLEHENRIKSEN Truth Serum® is a powerful antiaging serum formulated with vitamin C and collagen for brightening and all-day hydration. This is a great solution for those with a loss of firmness or elasticity, dryness, dullness and an uneven texture.
4. Algenist Complete Eye Renewal Balm
An eye balm designed to prime, minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, hydrate, and soothe with alguronic acid, vitamin C, caffeine, cucumber, aloe, and green tea extracts. This balm is a great solution for puffiness, fine lines and wrinkles plus dark circles.
Professional 3% Retinoid Plus
A lightweight antiaging overnight treatment to improve the look of fine lines and wrinkles and even skin tone featuring; caffeine, SymCalmin, SymSitive® 1609, allantoin and bisabolol.
6. SUNDAY RILEY C.E.O. C + E antiOXIDANT Protect + Repair Moisturizer
C.E.O. C + E antiOXIDANT Protect + Repair Moisturizer is a hydrating moisturizer that infuses skin with high-potency, advanced vitamin C (THD ascorbate) to fight the first visible signs of aging while providing powerful antioxidant support. Helps reduce dryness, fine lines and wrinkles to give skin a visibly younger, softer, and healthier-looking complexion.
Defense Refresh Setting Mist Broad Spectrum SPF 50
Defense Refresh Setting Mist Broad Spectrum SPF 50 is an innovative makeup setting spray that helps control oil and shine while refreshing your UV defense with an uplifting scent of rosemary and mint. This 3-in-1 product refreshes your defense against photoaging UV rays, helps control oil and shine and is a weightless mist that sets makeup.
8. Shiseido Benefiance WrinkleResist24 Pure Retinol Express Smoothing Eye Mask
Benefiance WrinkleResist24 Pure Retinol Express Smoothing Eye Mask is a pack of fast-acting eye treatment sheets with pure retinol micro-infusion technology to help reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and dark circles in as little as 15 minutes. Each time you use these treatment sheets, you improve your skin's resilience. Can also be used for laugh lines.
Ok so here is what I look like in this eye mask. Fancy, right?
Facial Cotton provides an extremely soft, gentle way to apply liquid skin care products. This product is 100% natural, allows for maximum absorption and is uniquely manufactured for a consistent soft, smooth texture.
These things are like pillows. They were so soft, wet and cool (the water was cool which I liked). Melissa used these to clean my face and I love the feel. I immediately planned to buy them. I made everyone at home try them that evening. They all agree that these cotton pads are amazing.
FIRMx™ Peeling Gel
FIRMx™ Peeling Gel is a unique peeling gel that visibly exfoliates by rolling, lifting, and sweeping away when massaged onto the skin as a result of physical and enzymatic mechanisms. This is a great solution for those with dryness, visible pores, dullness and uneven skin texture. She put some of this on my hands and I could instantly see that my skin had been exfoliated. My skin felt so soft after rinsing with water.
Hand Mask is from the line of hand care treatments, each with a different benefit, that offers 15 minutes of pure bliss. Simply slip on a single pair of non-drip, coated gloves and your hands will taken care of as you continue on with your day.
Avocado Hand Mask: Offers intense nutrition to nourish and soothe hands.
Argan Hand Mask: Provides hands with a more even skin tone for an antiaging effect.
Aloe Vera Hand Mask: Provides intense moisture for beautiful hands.
This was an add-on but 100% worth it. I could easily become addicted to these hand masks. I could feel my hands being moisturized. This is definitely a fave of mine going into stockings at Christmas.
About Sephora Inside JCPenney
There are Sephora locations in over 588 JCPenney stores across the US and features the signature look and beauty assortment of Sephora in center of the JCPenney store and features over 200 beauty brands.
Every single product that I regularly purchase at Sephora was available in-store. It was so nice to be able to get in and out of the store with ease plus all of the associates were helpful.
Sephora Inside JCPenney Beauty Insider Origins Event 5.6.2017
Head to select stores for the Sephora Origins event this weekend from 12-5PM. Share the love. Spend some quality time together to celebrate Mother’s Day with a mother/daughter skincare consultation and a mini radiance-boosting facial of your choice. Then go home with a FREE gift.
Did you catch my visit on Instagram Stories?