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Clay Masks: Your Christmas Party Must-Have

Ok, I feel like we’re kind of getting to a time when masks are getting a bad rap… the effects are temporary! They’re sometimes fragranced! You need to use them continually to get results! Nevermind all that. When you have tons of Christmas parties to go to, or secret Santas, or pictures with Santa, sometimes […]

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Skincare Update

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Friends-Mas and Live Clean’s new Holiday Soap

I love the holidays.  I start listening to Christmas music right after Remembrance Day and shop for presents starting December 1st.  I love giving gifts, holiday baking, and people in my house. I also love Friends-mas which is basically holiday dinner with my friends.  It doesn’t represent Christmas dinner with my family but it does […]

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Deciem’s The Ordinary Vitamin C Suspension 23% with HA Spheres 2%

I love test-driving products from @deciem.  They don’t break the bank, but you have to order them online. Right now, I’ve been test-driving this @deciem The Ordinary Vitamin C Suspension on my nights off from Retinol. It was super grainy and dry feeling but that was just the first use. After that, it’s been smooth […]

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Moisturizing Protective Cream for Really Dry Skin

This is for all of you who email or text me asking for a cream that’s for dry skin and moisturizes in a real lasting way.  Kariderm is a Canadian brand, that makes products formulated with Shea Butter – organic shea butter in this case.  I’ve used their shampoo and conditioner before, and it was […]

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New CeraVe Skin Renewing Collection

CeraVe’s new line of products promises to help you get rid of wrinkles.  The Day Cream with SPF 30, the Retinol Serum, and the Night Cream are made with retinol and ceramides to help exfoliate skin and moisturize.  My favourite of the line is the Skin Renewing Day Cream with SPF 30.  I’m always on […]

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Cleanser that Smells like Roses

Oh, and it foams and gets all your makeup off too. If that sounds like something you need for Christmas, then put Korres Wild Rose Cream Cleanser ($32) on the list.  It smells like roses, it’s creamy but it lathers, so it gets into your waterproof mascara, waterproof eyeliner, long-wearing foundation and just takes it […]

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Cannabis-Inspired Skincare

Meet Upothecary, the new line of body and face care products that are inspired by cannabis.  They are vegan, cruelty-free, SLES-free, and paraben free, making them gentle on your skin and a delight in the shower. Guess what?  You’re not going to be intoxicated by using these, and actually they’re well-formulated, gentle products that would […]

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The Ordinary Haul

Here it is.  My tiny little The Ordinary haul ordered directly from the Deciem website.  I got the 7% Toning Solution, the Retinol 1% in Squalene, the 23% Vitamin C Suspension with HA, Niacinamide 10% and the Serum Foundation and the Coverage Foundation in 2.1Y. First things first, the foundation was tested for initial texture […]

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Cerave Hydrating Cleanser

The best cleansers are gentle enough for sensitive skin and take off all your makeup – and guess what, Cerave Hydrating Cleanser falls into that category.  You’ve probably heard all about Cerave – it’s highly recommended by dermatologists, and when I posted about it on Instagram, so many people commented or messaged me saying that […]

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