A 4 Second Miracle

So, I am on my way to the parking garage last week  and I cut through Nordstrom’s.  There is a lady standing next to a stool in Ladies Dresses with a big smile on her face… and I’m thinking… little does she know she bait for a product junkie.  As I get closer she quips ‘I’m going to introduce you to a product that will change your life and your looks.  One is sold every 6 seconds!”  It took less than that for me to hop onto her stool!  Tell me more… She started dabbing this gold pen around my eye.  I’m thinking… is this a concealer or highlighter or…a miracle??  She is talking quickly and she tells me she is lifting my eyes, reducing signs of fatigue and on and on.  She whips a mirror out… where did that come from???  I look in the mirror and I think… hmmm.. maybe??  I tell her that I want to see how it does the rest of the day and her face drops till I ask her to write the name of the product on a piece of paper and I will think it over. 

It’s one of those days we all have… nonstop – but I finally make it home.  I pass by a mirror and I glace to see how much lipstick I still have on my lips and I stop.  Refocus.  “Pen that is sold every 6 seconds in America does look good!”  Note to self… get one of these. 

Three days later, I am parking in the same parking garage to return hairspray to Sephora that was just not holding my style.  (Note: Don’t stay with products you don’t like.  Return them and get what you need or you will never be happy with the product) On my return to the car, I make a detour to the makeup counter at Nordstrom –YSL.  I meet Angelina Sanchez, product rep for YSL and ask for the “pen that is sold every 6 seconds” to which she replies “every 4 seconds, actually.” Even better. Touché Eclat.  It’s a light concealer pen that you apply under your eye, over your eye (as a base) and underneath the eyebrow and in various spots on your face that need to be concealed or lightened.. 

I am still using my Clientele Treatment Concealer under my eyes.  Again, it was a product rep in the store that wanted to show me how it worked.  It’s the best I have ever used under my eye.  Peptide Wrinkle Concealer actually lubricates the skin while it protects the delicate tissue around your eyes and smoothes wrinkles with Antioxidants and Peptide.  Like a true product junkie… I use two things to get the effect I need.

By the way, did you know that Nordstrom has free shipping on all products?  You do not have to have a minimum purchase and they do include samples like Sephora and Ulta. (Love samples!!) Just a reminder of that little perk in case you cannot make it to the mall. However, I go as often as a product junkie can… I never know who might be waiting with a stool and a smile to perform a miracle!

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