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Winter Hydration Solved: Neutrogena Deep Moisture Day Cream

If you’ve read about my experience with using Retinol, then you know that I suffered from intensely dry skin for a couple of weeks after I started using it.  My saviour was Neutrogena’s Deep Moisture Day Cream which is perfect to use if you’re exfoliating because it also has SPF 20 in it. The Deep […]

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L’Occitane’s Valentine’s Gifts

I know that the majority of my readers are women, so this Valentine’s day, I want to encourage you to give a gift to another woman that you love and respect.  It’s a tradition that I saw co-workers participate in years ago, and something that I’ve picked up myself.  I’ve taken Valentine’s day to mean […]

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Renewing Skin with Dr. Renaud

Exfoliating your skin gently on a regular basis is a skincare habit you should definitely start if you don’t already – especially if you’re noticing signs of aging skin such as small surface wrinkles or age spots or freckles. Starting exfoliating more can help remove those signs, and make your skin look better. My new […]

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New Skincare Discovery: Nuxe Rêve de Miel

Natural beauty enthusiasts will know that honey has always been known for being a great moisturizer.  Although it’s obviously super sticky, it makes for a great mask for your skin or hair, and is best used mixed with other ingredients which also help detract from the gooey texture which would make it difficult to smooth […]

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2016: The Year I Said Goodbye to Foundation Thanks to Skinceuticals

And I have the before and afters to prove it. Yes, it’s true.  I’m just not into a full face of foundation anymore and you don’t have to be either.  I’ve been leaning towards a dusting of powder, and maybe some concealer, but this is going to be the year of “less is more”. It’s […]

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Dr. Roebuck’s Adds a Cleanser To Its Line

One of the highlights of 2014 (nope, not a typo) was meeting the twins that started the Dr. Roebuck’s skincare line.  Having dealt with sensitive skin their whole lives, and looking for something that was gentle but actually made a difference on their skin, they decided to make a cream themselves with ingredients local to […]

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Currently Using: eos Lipbalm in Honeysuckle Honeydew

…possibly my favorite flavour of eos lipbalm yet, mainly because it reminds me of that tasty watermelon flavoured lip balm I used in junior high and this is the closest I’ve ever come to it. And Happy New Year to all my readers!  It’s been a busy winter for me – so busy that I […]

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Current Winter Hand Care from Farmhouse Fresh

Farmhouse Fresh is a line of naturally-based products that are most often found at spas or speciality skincare stores.  They smell scrumptious and have lovely old-school packaging. This winter, I’ve been turning to their All-Purpose Shea Butter Balm in the Plum Chiffon and Marshmallow Melt scents.  They smell amazing and give immediate comfort to dry […]

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Gift the Gift of Gentle Skincare from Burt’s Bees

Today’s gift idea is for those who need gentle skincare – they find soaps and traditional cleansers too irritating or have skin that really feels the burn of the cold winter wind. Burt’s Bees is a great brand to check out at this time of year because their products are naturally formulated and always moisturizing thanks […]

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This Christmas Lush Brings Back Celebrate

I love body lotions from Lush because I know that they’re made out of natural ingredients and are so moisturizing.  I feel in love with the scent of their Celebrate body lotion a few Christmases ago, and I’m happy to say that now it’s back.  Scented with cognac oil, and blended with glycerin, almond oil, […]

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