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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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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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How to take care of your oily skin

What is oily skin? (Sometimes) Oily skin is just dehydrated Your skin produces oils designed to keep it healthy and hydrated.  But sometimes it produces not enough (dry skin) or too much (oily skin).  You can also have certain areas that over-produce oil while other under-produce oil (combo skin, usually an oily T-zone and dry cheeks).  This excess oil can be…

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My Current AM and PM Skincare Routine

Skincare routines can be really difficult to create for yourself.  Discovering and curating a carefully selected array of products that you love can be super hard.  I know it is for me (which is probably why my skincare routine changes all the time).  I’m always on a quest for perfect skin that looks like I’m wearing makeup even when I’m not.  I…

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Dr. Dennis Gross Ferulic & Retinol Triple Correction Eye Serum Review

I like retinol.  It does all manner of good things for skin.  In the case of Dr. Dennis Gross Ferulic & Retinol Triple Correction Eye Serum, it helps brighten, smooth fine lines, and firm fragile under eye skin.  The formula also helps depuff around the eye area.  The ferulic acid also helps provide an additional antioxidant boost to the product (along…

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Dr. Dennis Gross Clinical Concentrate Hydration Booster Review

Dr. Dennis Gross Clinical Concentrate Hydration Booster is a serious life saver.  It is incredibly hydrating, to the point that it could probably be a standalone moisturizer for someone with oily skin.  It has a very light and watery consistency, a bit thicker than water but not as heavy as an oil.  The ingredients list contains several hydrating and skin…

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