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Review: MISSHA Time Revolution The First Essence Mist and Sheet Mask

I hate that my new favorite sheet mask is $7 a piece but I can’t quit it. MISSHA Time Revolution The First Treatment Essence Mask (available at Target!) works. So much so that I picked up the mist version, too.

The MISSHA Time Revolution The First Treatment Essence Mask is a dupe for the SK-II Facial Treatment Mask, and it comes in at a way cheaper price ($7 vs $17). Both feature Saccharomycopsis Ferment Filtrate, a fermented yeast, that leaves skin hydrated and plump. It provides long-term benefits too, like increased cell turnover, so with regular use you’ll see your skin tone even and brighten. Continue Reading

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Review: The Ordinary Skincare Products

Discovering The Ordinary was a bit like finding something incredible in the bargain bin—which I’ve altogether given up on because it’s so picked over and everything good is gone. Not so with The Ordinary, a skincare line (now with makeup!) that sells simple products…

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The Moisturizer That Lets You Skip Perfume

With the moisturizing properties of the original in a thick, whipped soufflé formula, it's already a winner. But what pushes this moisturizer from participant ribbon to gold is the warm, creamy, cozy-sweater-on-a-breezy-beach scent. I don't know what soy milk smells like, nor would I…

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Buy This, Smooth Every Square Inch of Skin

The Salux wash cloth is made from a rough–but not too harsh–material. Loaded with soap, it produces that covetable thick foam. The swath of fabric is large, about 3 by 1.5 feet, so it's perfect for shimmying up and down your back, under your…

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Go SLS-Free for Clear Skin

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, aka SLS, is in almost everything that bubbles. But it can also mess with your skin. While SLS isn’t necessarily a “bad” ingredient. In products like toothpaste and shampoo, it’s used as a detergent and creates those lovely suds. It also…

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Curology 1 Year Update: Adding Tretinoin

It's been a while since I posted, but I'm back at it and ready to share new things with you. First up, I want to quickly update you on my Curology experience. I wrote my first post about Curology last year, and while I was…

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One of my absolute favorite beauty blogs is IntoTheGloss. I check it almost daily (and kind of obsessively) for new content, and while all the articles are good reads, I especially love when they post The Top Shelf. The Top Shelf is a series…