As a makeup artist who is also passionate about sustainability and avoiding toxins, I was thrilled to find out that thanks to Influenster (see other reviews here, and click here to join Influenster!), I’d be sent products to write a Jane Iredale Fortify & Finish Review! I was sent the BeautyPrep Face Cleanser, BeautyPrep Face Toner, BeautyPrep Face Moisturizer, Pommisst Hydration Spray, as well as a powder foundation compact and kabuki brush complimentary in exchange for my honest opinion by Influenster, so here’s my Jane Iredale Fortify & Finish Review!
The first thing I tried was the BeautyPrep Face Cleanser*. I really wanted to love it, especially because I used most of my larger sized samples of skincare on my honeymoon, and thought that this would be a lovely way to replace those products for when I’m on the go. I don’t dislike it, but because there was no sudsing or foam, it felt like I was just rinsing my face with water. The smell was nice, though!
After the cleanser, was the BeautyPrep Face Toner. I love toners and micellar waters because since my Clarisonic brush broke, I have been washing my face with my hands only. Using a toner or micellar water on a cotton ball or pad, because I see the remnants of makeup or the dirt and oil wiped off my skin on the pad, which I find satisfying. The toner again smelled good, but I didn’t feel a big difference on my skin.
Next, of course, was the BeautyPrep Face Moisturizer. I loved that this came as a cream in a pot as opposed to a lotion or something lighter, as I am a sucker for rich moisturizers, for hair and face! Like the other products, I enjoyed the smell, but didn’t feel any difference in my skin after one use.
I was also sent a pressed powder foundation and kabuki brush. The foundation color was estimated before my five-week honeymoon vacation to Europe, (and arrived while I was gone and was waiting for me when I got back), so despite using sunscreen regularly, I am much too dark to wear it currently, but I did try it out to see how well it covered and how it felt. The brush is reasonably nice, but I am not sure that I would buy one. It is a vegan product, and I don’t think the quality matches my favorite budget brushes, Bdellium*.
The compact was pretty, but felt a little flimsy and cheap. The makeup itself, however, was quite nice – smooth and well-pigmented, decent coverage, and the makeup feels like high quality. I look forward to trying it more when the color will match!
Another product I was sent to include in this Jane Iredale Fortify & Finish Review was the Pommisst Hydration Spray. I love these different facial moisture sprays (even simply spraying Evian on my face to refresh it), like my favorite – this Caudalie spray, but since I rarely carry a purse or handbag with me, I don’t generally have them with me when I need them most! So while this was likely my favorite product in the Jane Iredale Fortify & Finish Review, until I start carrying one with me consistently, I am unlikely to use it very consistently, unfortunately!
Overall, I am pretty neutral about these products, but hopeful – I believe I will stick to my current skincare routine (I seriously feel a difference in my skin after one usage!), but bring these along with me on my travels. I will take advantage of future opportunities to test Jane Iredale products, with the hopes that others are more impressive, since I believe in their/her mission! Above all, I am excited that Influenster sent something that I didn’t have to already have something against it based upon toxic ingredients! I hope you enjoyed my Jane Iredale Fortify & Finish Review! Click here to join Influenster if you’re interested in receiving products to review! Click here to see past reviews, and here to check out my makeup work. Stay tuned for a new podcast guest tomorrow!
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