Go to bed with a WINK and a SHINE #PinkWink

amalie beauty wink and shine

Today I want to introduce you to the second half of my Amalie Beauty skincare routine. I’ve told you about Amelie Beauty SHINE Organic Brightening Face Oil (reviewed here) previously but want to reiterate what I love about it. This terrific facial oil has not only helped my skin but it’s taught me a big lesson about fragrance. When SHINE and WINK were sent for review and I read about them I was a little, or maybe more than a little, worried about the fragrance of SHINE. But I wanted the effects of this: hydration, nourishment, diminish the look of fine lines and wrinkles, naturally fade dark spots and blemishes, and end up with a more even skin tone.

Amalie Beauty Shine Brightening Face Oil
Amalie Beauty Shine Brightening Face Oil

SHINE Organic Brightening Face Oil has a jasmine fragrance so you’d expect this fragrance-phobe to run the other way but that didn’t happen. I love the scent and find it soothing to use at bedtime. While SHINE can be used morning or night I prefer it at night since it’s a little less absorbant than some facial oils.

Amalie Beauty Shine Brightening Face Oil
Amalie Beauty Shine Brightening Face Oil

SHINE is not alone in going to bed with me, WINK is right there too. I delayed writing about WINK Lash & Brow Enhancing Oil for a few reasons. First it sells out so quickly that I wanted to be sure that it was in stock for you to buy. And more important WINK, starting on October 1, 2016, turned pink. You are going to hear a lot of BCA this month and what companies are going to do to help fight for the cure. But no one is going to be as unique and helpful as Amalie Beauty. For every tube of WINK sold they will donate one to a cancer warrior to help them regrow their lashes and brows that have been lost through chemotherapy. #PinkWink #BOGOforthe cure

WINK Eyelash & Eyebrow Enhancer (original box)
WINK Eyelash & Eyebrow Enhancer (original box)
WINK Eyelash & Eyebrow Enhancer #PinkWink
WINK Eyelash & Eyebrow Enhancer #PinkWink

If I could do cartwheels I’d do them after using WINK Lash & Brow Enhancing Oil for the last two months. I use this almost every single night on my eyebrows and about 2 – 3 times a week on my lashline. I never had to go through actual chemotherapy but I was on chemo drugs for almost 2 years. In that time my hair loss was considerable and my eyelashes and brows became skimpy. There’s a lot of self-deprecation when this goes on. I wasn’t feeling well and I hated the way I looked. But by the grace of god I came through it all and went into remission. It’s been over 5 years and my doctor tells me I’m good to go. When I fell two years ago and was in rehab I went through the process again though not due to drugs. Having WINK come into my life has been a savior. While I plucked my eyebrows in between my eyes, I just kept watching my brows get skimpier and skimpier. Now I am back to plucking!!!! Who ever thought that would be an accomplishment? We mostly complain about plucking but WINK has helped to make my brows fuller. I know that they’ll never be back to normal but I’m not getting any younger so that’s typical.

WINK Lash & Brow Enhancing Oil
WINK Lash & Brow Enhancing Oil

This is strictly a bedtime babe for me. Directions say to click the pen 180 degrees to get the product to come out on the brush, apply it to brows and/or your lashline, massage it gently in. That’s it. Since I wear eye makeup every day this would interfere but I can and do use it at bedtime.

Amalie Beauty WINK
Amalie Beauty WINK

Why use this? As you can see above WINK conditions, strengthens, and enhances your eyelash and eyebrow hairs. WINK is a mix of Omega 3, Omega 6 and Omega 9 essential fatty acids from a variety of natural nut and seed oils. Studies have been done that have shown that applying essential fatty acids topically can help awaken dormant follicles. It doesn’t promise to regrow hair but personally it has helped me, especially on my eyebrows. A tube should last you 60 days but I’ve used mine longer and can see there’s a lot left in it.

I hope you’ll read the story behind #PinkWink and #BOGOforcure here, I know you’ll be as touched as I am. Do yourself a favor and add this wonderful product to your routine. At the same time you’ll be helping someone who’s in need.  —  Marcia

*product sent for editorial consideration, all opinions are 100% my own

SHINE Ingredients: Organic Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Oil, Organic Argania Spinosa (Argan) Oil, Organic Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Helianthus Annuus Sunflower (Seed) Oil, Organic Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Arctostaphylos Uva Ursi Leaf (Bearberry) Extract, Sambucus Nigra (Elderberry) Fruit Extract, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit Seed) Oil, Jasminum Officinale (Jasmine) Oil

WINK Information: Each bottle has 72 rotations inside–enough to start the pen and use it for 60 days on either lashes or brows. Therefore “2 month’s usage” is based on the directions, so please follow them precisely. To start the pen, rotate the bottom chamber 10 times (slowly) until a small amount of product expels to the tip. Each night, after removing all makeup, rotate the pen 180 degrees (1/2 rotation) and apply by gliding along the eyelid or eyebrow; repeat for the other eyelid / eyebrow. Massage gently into the skin (optional). Each bottle has 72 rotations inside–enough to start the pen and apply for 60 days to either lashes or brows.

WINK Ingredients: Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Himalayan Cherry/Dhatelo Seed (Prinsepia Utilis Oil), Aleurites Moluccana (Kukui) Seed Oil, Rubus idaeus (Raspberry) Seed Oil, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil , Punica Granatum (Pomegrenate) Seed Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Glycerin, Sodium Levulinate, Sodium Anisate.


  1. The Beauty of Life | 3rd Oct 16

    I definitely need to try Wink!

  2. My Newest Addiction | 3rd Oct 16

    This stuff sounds awesome.

  3. Cindy Ingalls | 3rd Oct 16

    Wink sounds like an amazing product for anyone going through chemo or dealing with eyebrow and lash hair loss. Glad to hear they support BCA as well.

  4. Allison | 3rd Oct 16

    Marcia, I didn’t know that you went through 2 years of chemo. I’m so glad to hear you’re doing well now. I’m almost finished with my first tube of WINK. I always forget to put it on my brows, but it’s done a great job on my lashes. I’ve gotta find my bottle of Shine so I can try that one out. Great that they’re supporting BCA!

  5. Elizabeth O. | 3rd Oct 16

    These sound like awesome products! It’s good to have these especially when you’re suffering from hair loss. I’m glad that it works great for your hair and that it’s really effective.

  6. Chelsea | 3rd Oct 16

    I need Wink for my brows!

  7. Erika | 3rd Oct 16

    I am enjoying both of these products so much. I also love that Wink is giving something very real to people who have endured chemo treatments. Real help to make people feel a little better. 😀

  8. Phyrra | 3rd Oct 16

    I’d love to try it for my lashes.

  9. Miranda | SlashedBeauty.com | 4th Oct 16

    Love the cause and thought behind this!

  10. Kath Thefabzilla | 4th Oct 16

    Sorry to hear what you went thru but happy you’re doing well now!!!!

  11. adriana | 4th Oct 16

    I’ve never heard of this brand! This is absolutely amazing, I’m so glad you found something that worked well for you! So awesome!!!

  12. Nidia - Lit From Within | 4th Oct 16

    I am absolutely in love with SHINE and I want to try WINK. How great is it that they’re donating to folks who really want to grow their eyebrows and lashes back after chemo? so cool.

  13. victoria | 4th Oct 16

    I heard this product on Anne clutz and she said this is the most effective product that she tried on er lashes.

  14. Bailey | 4th Oct 16

    I definitely don’t recorded using this during the day (I tried after forgetting the night before and it was a mess as it migrated into my eyes..) but I do love that it actually works. It’s really great to see a brand giving back in such a positive and real way.

  15. Robin Rue | 4th Oct 16

    I have never heard of anything like this. I would love to give it a try.,

  16. Julie Syl Kalungi | 4th Oct 16

    Shine sounds superb for sure who doesnt want more even, silky smooth soft skin 🙂

  17. Joseph | 4th Oct 16

    Great stuff! I will definitely forward this info to my lady because she’s always trying out new products.

  18. Lola Seicento | 4th Oct 16

    I definitely need to try this brand!

  19. Kristina | The Feminine Files | 4th Oct 16

    I need that Wink oil for my brows! That oil sounds nice, and Jasmine is vert comforting to me.

  20. Honeygirlk | 4th Oct 16

    Yes, Wink and Shine are my favorites right now.

  21. Anastasia | 4th Oct 16

    I love using products that give my lashes a boost. They are long, but sparse, so I definitely need that fullness 🙂

  22. Joyce Chitwood | 4th Oct 16

    Wow had no idea there was a company like this. Been fighting for 14 yrs this month. Haven’t been in remission for. Very long yet this time. But fingers crossed. This AWESOME they help so many a very fighters out. Always goes right to my heart since I have battled so long. Had no idea u have had ur battles also. Been trying to keep my hair on my head lately went to doc for yrly check up internal med doc. See oncologist monthly. But says stress is causing my hair to fall out by handfuls when I wash it. Don’t have much for eye brows and lashes especially on left side shingles took them out a few yrs ago and cause lashes to grow into my eye and have to pluck them not fun. Def checking this out. Thanks so so much.

  23. Justina | 4th Oct 16

    This stuff sounds awesome. I totally want to try!

  24. Ashley | 5th Oct 16

    That’s awesome that Wink has helped regrow your brows!!! I bet you feel amazing again, even tho I’m sure you looked great either way:) I can understand how when your body changes it can make you feel differently about yourself. Good review on these products!

  25. DogVills | 5th Oct 16

    Wow, this is a wonderful product. Never heard of this before, will check this soon.

  26. Nicole Etolen | 5th Oct 16

    This eye serum sounds s very interesting product. I can’t wait to try it!

  27. Kelly Reci | 5th Oct 16

    Oh, that eye serum is a must-try for me. I am not familiar with the brand but the review is nice.

  28. Lisa Heath | 5th Oct 16

    I need to check out the eye serum

  29. Lisa Rios | 6th Oct 16

    Shine sounds like a wonderful brand with some great products and that Organic Brightening Face Oil sounds amazing. With jasmine fragrance this is something I would love right away!

  30. Rosey | 6th Oct 16

    That is smart to do it at bed time. I wouldn’t mind trying it.

  31. Stacie Hamilton | 7th Oct 16

    I used Wink a few years ago on both my lashes and brows and thought it was wonderful at helping to regrow and lengthen the hairs.

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