Josie Marran

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I was browsing at Sephora store as usual, I love to go my self to the store and find out what’s new by testing rather than ordering online. I went over couple of new releases of foundations and one of the Sephora sale presenters introduced me to the new Vibrancy Argan Oil Foundation Fluid plus while we were discussing some skin issues she also recommended the Whipped Argan Oil Face Butter for me to try, even though I usually get a sample to try before I make a purchase but since there was only one Whipped Argan Oil Face Butter was lift, she advised me to purchase before it’s out of stock and could get few weeks until they stock up more. As you all know I love to know that they’re formulated without Parabens, Sulfates and Phthalates. I had a great experience with Josie Maran’s Light Argan oil before, it rescues my skin from dryness during harsh winter time. When I was introduced to these products I knew I was in right direction.


Up first is the Whipped Argan Oil Face Butter (C$50 for 1.07 oz) is a lightweight face cream which offers an instant hydration to the skin. The texture is rich and buttery yet fast absorbing, skinks into the skin immediately without feeling greasy or too heavy. It’s infused with pure argan oil to nourish the skin and with fatty acids and vitamin E. It is designed for all skin types, and the soothing Aloe nectar in the moisturizer reduces the appearance of redness and inflammation. This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, dermatologist tested, and clinically tested plus it contains organic and natural ingredients which all of these makes this product amazing. It does feels like whipped cream, I have been using it for almost 4 weeks now in the mornings, and I have seen a dramatically change on my skin. My skin does looks healthier and more radiant than before.


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Up next is the Vibrancy Argan Oil Foundation Fluid (C$55 for 1oz) is a medium-to-full coverage skin care foundation fluid which carries 100 percent pure argan oil to create a vibrant and glowing skin. It’s light weight and covers all the imperfections of the skin, and meanwhile the blend of moisture enhancing ingredient helps skin soothe, smooth and restore the skin’s luminosity. It comes in a 14 great shades which is very impressive.

It have been a while that this foundation was out in the market and I discover it a little bit late. I find with this foundation it’s very easy to find the right shades for your skin tone. First identify your undertones: R is for rosey undertones, G is for golden undertones, and RG is for neutral or rose gold undertones. Next, you’ll choose the depth of your shade, with 5 being the most fair and 85 being the most rich. I have a very neutral under tone so I went for RG and then I do have a fair skin which I find #20 was perfect match for my skin tone, my shade is RG20 which is called Euphoric.
I think we all love to get more than just covering or evening the skin tone, this is one of the foundation I find does more than just covering. It have been so good on my sensitive skin, keeps the skin well hydrated throughout the day and you can really feel the skin nice and soft. The texture is very light and creamy, I usually do add a drop of oil into my foundations especially if they’re full coverage, but with this one I didn’t feel I needed to add any thing, goes on the skin smoothly, and I do prefer to add a little of loose powder to set my foundation and make it long lasting.
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It comes in nice glass bottle with a stick attached to the top, which I felt a little annoying. I personally prefer the pump dispenser for foundations, it keeps things nice and neat, but the product was too good that I can ignore that, I hope they get a different packaging with the newer versions.
Bottom line I have been so impressed with both of the products because I feel I am using some thing good, no guilty feeling at all. The Whipped Argan Oil Face Butter is a butter for you skin, you all probably know the benefits of Argan oil by now and Josie Maran does carry the best Argan Oils. You can feel your skin get hydrated instantly. And every time I put on the foundation I can see how it evens out the skin tone plus keeps the skin well hydrated at the same time. You can find these products in store at Sephora and online at (they’re offering free shipping with the purchase of 25+) as well as