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Curtain Call: Physicians Formula Intensive Wrinkle Corrector Eye Cream

Here’s the second part of a skincare set from Physicians Formula that I’ve used. I got it as part of my Physicians Formula #PFGoBronze Contest Prize a year and a half ago. Here’s my take on the Physicians Formula Intensive Wrinkle Corrector Eye Cream.

At 0.5 fl oz / 14 g, this retails for $19.95 when sold separately. It’s a little bit high but eye creams from trusted brands do fall in this price range. It’s also not something widely offered by drugstore brands. You can get this in a set of 3 though for a cheaper overall price. This product is described as the following:

“Potent cream targets the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles in the eye area. Moisturizing formula boosts elasticity and firmness to improve the appearance of crow’s feet and puffiness. Illuminating properties improve the appearance of dark circles.”

Physicians Formula Intensive Wrinkle Corrector Eye Cream

Verdict? I started using this around February last year. It ran out last December, just a few days after I ran out of the Wrinkle Corrector & Firming Moisturizer, so that means it lasted me for about 10 months with daily use. That’s not bad really. The packaging is simple and sleek. I use it once in the morning as I’m getting ready for the day and right before I go to bed. I just gently push the pump to get the desired amount onto my fingertip and gently dab it on my under eye area. The product itself is a very pale purple — just like the color of the bottle packaging. It goes on very light and the scent is pleasant as with the day and night moisturizers from the set. It absorbs pretty quick into the skin on that area. As for the wrinkle claims….I don’t really see any difference but I don’t really have any wrinkles there yet. Maybe it will help as a preventative measure? It does the job of an eye cream though.

This product can easily be purchased on their website here or at various retailers such as ULTA, Kmart, Walgreens, and Walmart.

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Curtain Call: Physicians Formula Wrinkle Corrector & Firming Moisturizer

I’ve been trying to use up more beauty products since I have a ton to go through. That’s the problem with having a good variety of products to choose from these days. I want to find “the one” that I may have to go through a good number of them to get to it. I have been using this for a while now. I got it as part of my Physicians Formula #PFGoBronze Contest Prize more than a year ago. Here’s my take on the Physicians Formula Wrinkle Corrector & Firming Moisturizer.

At 1.7 fl oz / 50 mL, this retails for $19.95 when sold separately. It’s a relatively even price point for a facial moisturizer from a drugstore brand. You can get this in a set of 3 though for a cheaper overall price. This product is described as the following:

“Potent moisturizer instantly enhances skin’s firmness, hydration and radiance. SPF 15 protects against damaging UVA/UVB rays. Luxurious and lightweight formula improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles for an overall smoothing effect.”

Physicians Formula Wrinkle Corrector & Firming Moisturizer

Verdict? I started using this around this time last year and only stopped 2 times in between to try something else out for a period of 2 months each. It ran out last December, so that means it lasted me for about 6-7 months with daily use. That’s pretty good for how much it costs. The packaging is simple and sleek. It boasts of SPF 15 protection and that’s a plus in my book. I usually go for moisturizers that offer SPF protection when possible. The product itself is a very pale purple — just like the color of the bottle packaging. It goes on very light and the scent is pleasant to me. It absorbs pretty quick into my skin without any greasiness. I started using this a few months before my wedding last year in hopes that a good moisturizer will help me along up to my wedding day. I really like the formula and it did keep my face moisturized well. I’m still trying out other facial moisturizers at the moment, but this earned a spot in my regular rotation so I’ll be picking one up shortly.

This product can easily be purchased on their website here or at various retailers such as ULTA, Kmart, Walgreens, and Walmart.


Physicians Formula Sexy Booster Ooh La La Sexy Eyes Trio

First thoughts on this product? Very cute packaging! Second thought? Hmmm, isn’t this a combination of the Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Eyeliner Trio and the Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Kohl Kajal Eyeliner Trio? Short, quick answer? Just about. With that said, I think the ones that would appreciate this set more are those that own neither of the eye liner trio sets I’ve mentioned. I picked this up at CVS during an ECB event with the Physicians Formula brand if I remember right. Here’s my take on the Physicians Formula Sexy Booster Ooh La La Sexy Eyes Trio.

Physicians Formula Sexy Booster Ooh La La Sexy Eyes Trio

The front of the box packaging it came in states the following:

“Up to 24 Hour Wear
Sexy Eyes
Eyeliner Pencil
Felt-Tip Eyeliner
Kohl Kajal Eyeliner”

The product packaging is simple and does bring the sexy factor to the table. The black and red lace or fishnet look of the case definitely gives it that sexy edge. The reason why I think it’s a cross of the other 2 eye liner trio sets I’ve reviewed in the past is that it features products that are covered by both sets. You get an eye liner pencil here as well as the kohl kajal eye liner. That’s basically what both sets are: an eye liner pencil set and a kohl kajal eye liner set. The only missing link is the felt-tip eyeliner. In my opinion, this set would be best appreciated by someone that is deciding on which type of eye liner to get from Physicians Formula. This will offer 3 different kinds basically — all in the shade black. In terms of performance, the eye liner pencil performed as reviewed here and the kohl kajal eye liner performed as reviewed here. There is no difference in my experience with the product even though they’re housed in different sets. So what’s left to review is the felt tip eye liner. In my experience with this, it gives me more precise lines than the other 2 but that’s about it. I prefer either of the other 2 over the felt tip eye liner. It’s more of a personal preference really. The wear is not as good compared to the other 2 types of eye liner. It is easier to remove as well, which would make sense with my previous statement. Swatches shown below are in the order of kohl kajal eye liner, felt tip eye liner, and eye liner pencil. Shown is one swipe of each product followed immediately by a thicker application of the same product.

Physicians Formula Sexy Booster Ooh La La Sexy Eyes Trio Swatches (in shade)

Physicians Formula Sexy Booster Ooh La La Sexy Eyes Trio Swatches (lighting changed)

Physicians Formula Sexy Booster Ooh La La Sexy Eyes Trio Swatches (direct sunlight)

Physicians Formula Sexy Booster Ooh La La Sexy Eyes Trio Swatches (with flash)

This retails for about $12.95 and is available at various mass retail and drugstores as well as online on their website.


Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Oh So Radiant! Powder

I was going through my makeup drawer and noticed that I haven’t shown this particular product some love recently. Before encountering the IT Cosmetics Celebration Foundation®, this was the face powder I liked the most. Here’s my take on the Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Oh So Radiant! Powder.

Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Oh So Radiant! Powder

The front of the box packaging it came in states the following:

“SPF 20 Broad Spectrum Sunscreen
Oxygen Boosting Technology
Healthy Glow + Flawless Finish
Supports Oxygen Flow to Skin”

The product packaging is simple and gives you a clear glimpse of the product you’re getting. I was apprehensive about trying this because the one thing I hate most about putting makeup on my face is the feel that something is there. It comes with a mirror and small brush that I did not utilize. The bristles are on the rough side, but it will work well in a pinch when you’re on the go. I use a fluffy makeup brush and sweep it over gently. I tap the brush to get the excess off and gently buff it onto my face. If you’re worried about the silvery white parts you see in the circles…don’t. It’s just an overspray and it’s just a touch of silvery white. It’s gone after the first use. It feels very light on my face. I definitely can feel it there, but I am no longer aware of it after a few minutes. It gives my face a finished, even look without using anything else. I didn’t think I’d see as much difference as I thought I would. With that said, I still prefer the formula and the airbrushed effect I get from IT Cosmetics Celebration Foundation®. Of course, this is a more affordable option than that. It kept the oil on my face at bay throughout the workday. The SPF factor in this product is a plus for me. Extra sun protection is always welcomed in my book. The shade I picked up is Translucent. The other shade it is available in is called Creamy Natural.

Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Oh So Radiant! Powder

If I’m not willing to spend more than $15, this powder is the best choice for me. I picked mine up at Target a few months ago.

This retails for about $13.95 and is available at various mass retail and drugstores as well as online on their website.


Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Kohl Kajal Eyeliner Trio Universal Looks Collection

I was digging through the makeup bag I carry in my purse and figured I’d give these a go since I’ve had them for a while now but never got around to using any of them. I got these as part of my Physicians Formula #PFGoBronze Contest Prize last year. Here’s my take on the Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Kohl Kajal Eyeliner Trio Universal Looks Collection.

Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Kohl Kajal Eyeliner Trio Universal Looks Collection

The front of the box packaging it came in states the following:

“Instant Drama!
Inner Rim Eyeliner
100% Waterproof”

The product packaging is simple but attractive. The basic colors seem to suit well for everyone really. This product comes in 2 different sets: Nude Eyes and Smoky Eyes. The one I got is Smoky Eyes. The 3 shades in this set are black, gunmetal and silver. There is some shimmer in these shades, but the shimmery particles are small that I can’t feel them really. The colors are almost 100% of what I expected them to be. I say almost because the silver shade isn’t a bright silver really. It’s toned down or muted and very wearable even to work. I guess I was bracing myself for full on metallic silver that I’ve seen with silver liquid eyeliners. I get at least 6 hours from this and it stayed on even past 8 hours with some wear. I can see the wear by how much it has faded on my water line. It’s still very impressive and I did use this too on the inner rims of my eyes. I did not experience any discomfort or pain at all, so this is a win for me. Swatches shown below are one swipe of the product of each shade.

Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Kohl Kajal Eyeliner Trio Universal Looks Collection Swatches (in shade)

Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Kohl Kajal Eyeliner Trio Universal Looks Collection Swatches (direct sunlight)

Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Kohl Kajal Eyeliner Trio Universal Looks Collection Swatches (with flash)

I don’t think I have any need to pick up the Nude Eyes set but they do have another line where it’s targeted for different eye colors. I might want to pick the one for brown eyes up.

This retails for about $11.95 and is available at various mass retail and drugstores as well as online on their website.