September 2016 buys: Neostrata AquaYouth Anti-Wrinkle Cream

Hi dear people. Anyone who knows me well will know that I love skincare more than makeup. I just feel that if you have good skin, you don’t need a lot of makeup. Now that I am in my mid-thirties, I feel that it is a good idea to start…

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Hempseed oil for your skin

Comedogenic rating of hempseed oil: 0/5. For more about comedogenicity, please read “Non-comedogenic oils & butters“. Irritant rating of hempseed oil: ? My face has been noticeably drier than usual in the last couple of months. I’ve got my body staying well moisturized by using avocado oil and my body…

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February 2016 beauty purchases

1. HAND CHEMISTRY Triple-Function Hyaluronic-rich hydrator hand cream. I have been battling with oldish-looking hands and so I started a personal hand boot camp. A photo posted by Inspirationandlifestyle.com (@inspirationandlifestyledotcom) on Feb 4, 2016 at 9:30am PST 2. JEUNESSE DES MAINS Vita citral soin anti tâches crème eclaircissante anti-âge (anti…

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Andalou Naturals Kombucha Enzyme Exfoliating Peel

Last year, I stumbled on the use of enzyme masks for gentle chemical exfoliation. At first, I was a little bit discouraged after reading the Paula Choice website about the disadvantages of enzyme masks but I decided to give them a shot anyway. After a little Google Search, I decided to…

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I need a new facial cleanser! Bye to Eau Thermale Avène Cleanance Hydra Soothing Cleansing cream!

For the last four or five months, I have been using Eau Thermale Avène Cleanance Hydra Crème lavante apaisante//Soothing Cleansing cream. Although it’s called a cleansing cream, it actually produces a bit of lather and has to be rinsed out. It worked well for me in the past but in the…

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Alba Botanica Papaya Enzyme Facial Mask

Last year, I stumbled on the use of enzyme masks for gentle chemical exfoliation. At first, I was a little bit discouraged after reading the Paula Choice website about the disadvantages of enzyme masks but I decided to give them a shot anyway. After a little Google Search, I decided to purchase two from Iherb.com, this Alba…

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New Find – Hand Chemistry HA3: Triple Function Hydrator

I was just minding my business reading one of my fave beauty blogs (FashStyleLiv) this afternoon and she mentioned a hand cream containing sodium hyaluronate crosspolymer and sodium hyaluronate: Hand Chemistry HA3: Triple Function Hydrator *. Sodium hyaluronates are salts of hyaluronic acid (well known for its super moisturizing properties).…

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Current Favourites (January 2016): NOREVA ACTIPUR SOLUTION MICELLAIRE NETTOYANTE PURIFIANTE

I say ‘current’ because sometimes, you find something you like better and bae becomes bye. 😛 This #frenchpharmacybrand NOREVA ACTIPUR SOLUTION MICELLAIRE NETTOYANTE PURIFIANTE/MICELLAR CLEANSING PURIFYING SOLUTION is one of my favourite face toners because: 1. It’s great for acne-prone skin (contains salicylic acid). 2. It helps to keep oil…

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