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Skinceuticals H.A. Intensifier

Anyone else have a lovely collection of bottles with droppers in their skincare collection.  Usually these are some of my favourite products in my skincare routine because they actually work.  My latest addition is the Skinceuticals’ H.A. Intensifier. As we age, our skin starts to have less and less Hyaluronic Acid in it which can […]

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The Best Sunscreen for Very Oily Skin

I’m all about sunscreens these days – I have them in my purse and in my car too because my new thing is to apply them on my hands when I drive so that I don’t get as many age spots… it will take years to know if it’s really making a difference, but I […]

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Currently Using: SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic Serum

Here’s another oldie but a goodie.  I first used this serum in 2010, but I didn’t like the scent back then and didn’t stick with it.  Since then, I’ve used it again in 2012 and then in 2013 when I didn’t mind the scent and just needed something that would work, and have been using […]

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Your Mid-Winter Pick Me Up Thanks to Skinceuticals

I hate to say this, but it seems like the cold weather is sticking around for a little while longer, and I know that my skin needs some TLC. If you’re in the same boat, then check out Skinceuticals Hydrating B5 Masque. A mix of b5, water, and glycerine, this is a thick mask that […]

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Skinceuticals Double Defense

Some facts about skin damage: 90% of visible aging is caused by environmental damage (Source: The Sun Cancer Foundation) Even the best broad-spectrum sunscreen only blocks 55% of the damaging free radicals created by UV exposure (Haywood, R. et al (2006). J Invest Dermatol 121:862-868) Moreover, the latest science is all about infrared radiation which […]

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Sunscreens For Your Face – What To Try, What To Toss

The best way to prevent wrinkles, dark spots, and other aging of the skin? Wear a sunscreen each and everyday. It’s the one thing that all dermatologists and doctors agree on, and the only way to really prevent any damage from occurring. When you’re looking for a good sunscreen, buy one that you can easily […]

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3 Awesome Tinted Sunscreens

Seriously, if you can find a tinted sunscreen to match your skin tone (and they’re making them in darker colours now), then a tinted sunscreen is the way to go; and with the popularity of BB Creams, sunscreen-containing tinted moisturizers are making a comeback. Here are 3 new ones that are awesome enough to pick […]

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Summer Must Haves: 3 Ways to Get Unbelievably Glowy Skin

I’m sorry, but the one summer look I’m hooked on?  Glowy skin that looks healthy and full of life.  It’s just not something that works during the winter – it’s not polished enough for the season – but in the summer, it’s just the way to go. Here are my favourite products to help you […]

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5 Awesome Cleansers For All Skin Types

Cleansers abound, but it’s all about finding those ones that remove all your makeup and don’t leave any residue. Here are FIVE of the very best for all skin types and budgets. 1. Nars Makeup Cleansing Water ($32). This is totally oil-free, soap-free, and alcohol-free, and works as if it was the greasiest item on […]

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Spring’s Hottest Serums

The way to clear flawless skin lies in using a good serum daily.  Here are the best ones on the market right now, and why we love them. 1. Fresh Umbrian Clay Mattifying Serum ($40, exclusively at Sephora stores).  Forget heavy silicon-laden mattifiers.  This serum uses hydrators that keep oil and shine at bay and […]

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