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The Ordinary Granactive Retinoid 2% Emulsion Review

I’ve been testing a lot of The Ordinary products over the past year, and so far I’ve been pretty impressed.  The Ordinary Granactive Retinoid 2% Emulsion  is no exception. I’m already on my second bottle of this stuff.  It’s so good I actually repurchased it.  That says a lot.  I hardly ever buy something twice. This is a light milky…

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Want to use oils in your beauty routine? Better check the ingredients list

Do you like to use oils in your beauty routine?  Well let me tell you, I’m in love with oils for everything, hair oils, face oils, body oils, bath oils, etc.  I love them all.  Ever since I started using pure oils my life is just better.  I know that sounds kind of ridiculous, but I’m not even exaggerating.  Face oils…

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You should use be using retinol and chemical exfoliants

What is retinol? Retinol is a form of vitamin A that is beneficial for skin.  Vitamin A helps plump wrinkles, gets rid of dark spots, reduces oil production, improves collagen production, and stimulates cell turnover for a more youthful appearance.  It can also be really helpful for getting rid of acne and breakouts.  It’s a really excellent ingredient for anti-aging and acne. Vitamin…

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Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick Review

This stick foundation has completely converted me to stick foundation.  I love it so much.  Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation stick looks like real skin with a very natural finish.  It’s creamy and blendable without being greasy.  It layers well over various types of skincare products.  It comes in a really excellent range of shades.  It hasn’t caused any kind of…

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Dermatologic Cosmetic Laboratories Multi-Action Penta Peel Review

I was so excited to try the Dermatologic Cosmetic Laboratories Multi-Action Penta Peel after the success I had with the 10% Glycolic Acid Pads from the same brand (you can find that review HERE).  I figured that if the glycolic acid peel was good, then the peel containing not one, but five acids would be so great.  Boy was I…

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Dermatologic Cosmetic Laboratories 10% Glycolic Acid Pads Review

Dermatologic Cosmetic Laboratories 10% Glycolic Acid Pads are a fantastic chemical exfoliation product.  The product comes in a screw top container with 50 pads pre-soaked in the 10% glycolic acid solution.  One pad is plenty of product for one application.  I use whatever is left on the pad on my hands, arms, chest/decollete after I’m done with my face.  That…

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Cosrx BHA Blackhead Power Liquid Review

I’m fairly new to Korean beauty products, but the Cosrx BHA Blackhead Power Liquid has got to be one of the best ones available.  It’s effective, it’s quite gentle, it’s really well formulated, and it isn’t drying or irritating.  Seriously, ladies prone to acne, blackheads, or whiteheads, listen up: you need this.  You really, really need this.  Technically, it’s an…

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Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush Review

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush is one of the best blushes I have ever had the pleasure of using.  All the colours are extremely beautiful, and I wish I owned them all.  The two that I do have are Radiant Magenta and Incandescent Electra.  Radiant Magenta is a bright pinky purple, and Incandescent Electra is a bright coral shade.  Incandescent Electra…

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tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder Review

For my first official blog post, I wanted to review one of my longtime favourite makeup products: tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder. This is one of the few powder makeup products I have ever found that does not cause me to break out.  It also has decent lasting power.  It is a wonderfully smooth, fine-milled, pressed mineral…

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