Thursday, July 19, 2012

A Working Girl's Guide to Not Looking Like Shit: Caudalie Beauty Elixir

 Hey all! This is our first guest post by our first honorary Burgundy Girl. Navi is amazing (you can read some more of her beauty writing here) and you'll be seeing her 'round these parts a lot more in the future.

via Nordstom

There’s something insidious about getting ready to work an 8 hour day; you know that once you walk in to your place of business the makeup you started the day with will most probably disappear within the next couple of hours. No thanks to a phenomenon I like to refer to as “computer face” – it’s essentially the result of sitting in front of a glowing box straining to see the humour in cat gifs, as your concealer melts off your face. The face melt thing also has nothing to do with the fact that you’ve been listening to Slayer all afternoon.

Ladies, I have something that can help fight this. It’s a beauty elixir by Caudalie – it’s a 2-in-1 toner/elixir mega combo. I like to spray it on in the morning as a toner, and then keep it with me and spritz throughout the day. A small bottle from Sephora comes up to $18 (before taxes), and will last you a good 2 months (that is, if you don’t develop an addiction to spraying your face in public spaces, in which case I’d bank a month).


  1. i need this. now. i have been really into Lush toners but I'm branching out. Hitting up Sephora in an hour, thanks for the tip! But also, what means 'Elixir'?

  2. Welcome to the band, baby.

  3. ok so i bought it, and I give it 3 out of 4 stars. i have hella sensi skin and the alcohol is a little strong/ stingy but those other three stars are really, really shiny. thanks!


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