My favorites from…….Clarins!

Not too many makeup items here-I don’t know about your area, but in Canada, when Clarins releases a new collection, if you’re not there to get it when the store doors open, you will miss out.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve tried to pick up a lipstick or powder and they are completely SOLD OUT.  Frustrating, but it does speak to the brand’s popularity.  For now though, let me entertain you with my favorites:


Clarins 3 dot liner has been on my list for awhile now.  If you know me even a LITTLE bit, you will know how much I abhor tightlining (a.k.a. lining the upper water line to give the appearance of bigger, lush, lashes and eyes).  It feels weird, and my eyeliner runs (and I’ve tried more than 1 type of waterproof eyeliner).   This product allows me to press gently in-between my upper lashes in order to achieve the same look sans weirdness!  Brilliant!


Beauty flash Balm-which I’m currently out of.  I’ll never forget the guy who showed me this product at the Clarins Counter at Eaton Centre (I have got to go back and visit him-he was so great!).  This is the perfect little bit of highlight for people who don’t highlight.  It’s subtle, but it’s there….it looks fresh and radiant.


Face treatment oil-I love oils for the face.  Love love love them.  This is one of my *newer* favorites-especially since as of late, my skin has taken a turn for the oily.  This product balances my skin, I use it at night only!  Since I’ve started to use the product, I don’t have to wash my face in the morning….I just splash water on it, eye cream, serum, moisturize and I’m done.


Body treatment oil-I’ve had cellulite since I was a tween….and I was a tween before the word tween was even invented!  *GASP*

Seriously though, I have some dimples here and there (if you need to explore that, go to the posts where I talk about my many many different body sizes over the years right here).  I think everyone has some areas that they’d like to firm up and that’s just what can be accomplished with this product.  This is another product that I use at night, and it’s actually recommended that you shower after using it (leaving it on for 20 minutes or so). I often use it at night and shower it off the next morning.  I love the fragrance as well.

And there you have it, my Clarins favorites.  I’m interested in exploring more of this brand so let me know your favorites in the comments section below!


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  • Kelly

    No Clarins counter here. But there is one in Sudbury! I never look at their stuff…Dunno why not. Have a super weekend.

    • meredith

      @Kelly I’m starting to appreciate their skin care more and more.

  • Rebecca

    I never look at Clarins either and maybe I should. have a great day.

    • meredith

      @Rebecca they are worth a swatch at the counter. Usually they are pretty generous with samples as well!

  • Denyse Malette

    Another great blog post, never tried Clayton’s products before but he ones you mentioned sound great. By the way received my parcel from you and absolutely love everything especially that pur big blink mascara !

    • meredith

      @Denyse Malette glad you got the package! I purchase my pur minerals products from the Shopping Channel.

  • Patricia

    Hi Meredith! I had “tightlining” as well (although, I never knew it was called that!) so how does the three dot liner work? you dab it on in between the lashes? or on the waterline? instead of trying to drag the pencil across the waterline and inevitably into my eyeball….?