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(Belated) Beauty Favourites

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The Ordinary Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution, 240mL It took me forever to get my hands on this popular toner since it was out of stock at The Ordinary a few months ago. Was it worth the wait? I think so. It’s made with Tasmanian Pepperberry to reduce skin irritation, as well as aloe vera, ginseng…

The Body Shop’s Drops of Youth Liquid Peel: Best. Exfoliant. Ever!

· Love a good exfoliant? You need this one now... ·

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Product Claims and How To Use This peel is made with edelweiss, sea holly and criste marine plant stem cells (sounds fancy) and is supposed to instantly peel away skin impurities, dead skin cells and pollutants for smoother, healthier looking skin. The product is 100% vegan. The label indicates that you need 2 pumps for…

COSRX BHA Blackhead Power Liquid: Best Blackhead Treatment Ever!

· Blackheads? Clogged pores? You need this stuff ASAP! ·

  Ingredients Salix Alba, (Willow) Bark, Water, Butylene Glycol, Betaine Salicylate, Niacinamide, 1,2-Hexanediol, Arginine, Panthenol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Xanthan, Gum Ethyl Hexanediol What do they do? a) Betain Salicylate is the BHA portion of this toner and comes in a concentration of 4% (which is equivalent to a 2% salicylic acid). b) Niacinimide is a form of…

Paula’s Choice Clinical 1% Retinol Treatment: Better Skin In A Bottle

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Paula’s Choice Clinical Retinol Claims As per the Paula’s Choice website, the Clinical 1% Retinol is claimed to treat: *anti-aging, wrinkles *free-radical damage that causes skin to age *deep wrinkles and fine lines *enlarged pores and uneven skin tone (a big issue for me) *all skin types, including acne prone skin. What Is Retinol? Retinol…

A Great Moisturizer for Oily Skin (and it’s Korean, so it must be good!)

· A lightweight gel moisturizer to soothe and hydrate your skin. ·

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I wanted to quickly share with you a recent gel moisturizer I purchased from Amazon. It’s by a Korean company called Nature Republic and the product is their Soothing & Moisture ALOE VERA 92% GEL 300ml. I happened upon this product by accident while reviewing some skin care videos on YouTube. This gel is super affordable and…