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Empties – June 2017: My Final Thoughts on Products I’ve Finished

Every now and then, when I have built up a box full of empty product bottles, I like to go through them all and post my final thoughts.  I planned to do this sooner, but it turns out I only ever get around to doing this every six months or so.  Multiple moves and a home purchase have taken up…

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Cosrx Honey Ceramide Full Moisture Cream Review

Cosrx Honey Ceramide Full Moisture Cream was a full-on dry, flaky skin miracle for me this past winter.  It is a very thick, stiff textured cream that provides amazing moisture.  It also helps reduce signs of irritation (redness, flakiness etc).  Despite the thick texture, it cause no breakouts or clogged pores.  This is likely due to the fact that 60%…

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Cosrx Hyaluronic Acid Hydra Power Essence Review

Cosrx Hyaluronic Acid Hydra Power Essence is one of the various essences made by Korean beauty company Cosrx.  This is one of their heaviest, most hydrating essences.  It has a thicker texture than the Galactomyces 95 Whitening Power Essence, which is quite watery (Full review HERE).  This is more of a very thin gel.  I found 3 pumps to be…

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Empties – December 2016: My Final Thoughts on Stuff I’ve Finished

Something I’ve been meaning to do ever since starting this blog is give my final thoughts about products once I finish using them up.  I started the blog in May 2016, and I’ve been saving my empties ever since.  Originally, I planned to do this every few months, but I’ve been procrastinating…so this is going to be a long post.…

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Makeup and Skincare Christmas Gift Ideas for the Beauty Obsessed on your List

Faced with buying a Christmas gift for someone obsessed with beauty/skincare/makeup, etc?  Worry not!  There are so many wonderful options available that you can get for someone that will be universally loved by people of all skin types.  Here are some great makeup and skincare Christmas gift ideas for the beauty obsessed on your list. These fabulous gifts are all…

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Black Friday Beauty Deals 2016

One of the busiest shopping days of the year is upon us again…Black Friday!  OK lovelies, time to scope out some Black Friday beauty deals. Sephora Deals Sephora has some good beauty deals for Black Friday.  Most are value sets, such as the Bite Beauty Lipstick Vault which contains every single shade the brand has in their entire range.  But…

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Cosrx Oil-Free Ultra-Moisturizing Lotion Review

Cosrx Oil-Free Ultra-Moisturizing Lotion (with Birch Sap) is a super lightweight lotion.  It is a fantastic option for all skin types.  But is particularly good for anyone with oily, acne-prone skin or those with dehydrated skin.  It is intensely hydrating, non-irritating, non greasy and won’t cause breakouts.  The lotion itself is white and translucent, nearly a gel texture.  But not…

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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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There are lots of bad toner options out there, choose wisely

What to look for in a toner Good toner can be incredibly difficult to find.  The skincare market is really lacking in well formulated toners that are good for skin.  Furthermore, there are nearly no good options if you are looking for a product to help with oily skin and breakouts.  Almost every single toning product marketed toward oily, breakout…

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