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Sunday, March 11, 2012

Sunday Splurge: Cle de Peau Beauté Concealer

Cle de Peau Beaute Concealer ($70) is one of those mythical beauty products — a short list of products that are celebrity staples but cost a ton.  I’ve been burned by its kind before (Creme La Mer - I spent a ton and it made me break out).  It’s a terrible feeling making that kind of investment and having it sit on your shelf because its too expensive to throw out.  Even though Clé de Peau Beauté Concealer has made “best of” lists in Elle and InStyle, I wasn’t sure I was ready to commit $70 to a 3.5

Last weekend, I was wandering around midtown in a daze of disappointment.  I had just gotten a facial where the esthetician gave me violent extractions, and I knew it was my own fault.  I know better to 1.) Opt out of extractions as much as possible, unless I’m especially clogged 2.) If I do end up getting them, tell the esthetician I have plans that night and she should go especially gentle 3.) If she is too rough, tell her.

I broke all three rules and even told her, “do what you have to do.”  She did.  And it hurt.  And it left marks.  I was frozen in the spa locker room staring at the welts all over my face. I looked at my phone and saw I had two hours until dinner uptown.  I did the math and guessed I could make it to Bergdorf’s in the next ten minutes  and have plenty of time to give the famed concealer a real challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

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