Giant Zit…? No Problem!

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It’s hump day!  And I have a giant hump on my face!  Yes, that’s my chin in the close-up pic with the giant zit.  Well, I guess it’s not so giant anymore, it was swollen and “YUGE” yesterday, but it’s gone… Continue Reading

Valentia Night Revive Retinol Serum

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Hey everyone! I’ve got another Valentia product to share with you all- their Night Revive Retinol Serum! I love skincare formulas that actually work. Retinoids are among the relatively few ingredients that are proven to live up to the hype.… Continue Reading

DIY Facial Masks for Gorgeous Skin!

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Good morning!  Hope you’re having a terrific Tuesday! Have you ever been to a store like Lush?  If so, you know they have some of the freshest, most natural skincare goodies, but you’ll often pay a steep price.  If you… Continue Reading

Back to School! Hangover Kit from Skyn Iceland for Just $25!! Plus FREE Blemish Dots!

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Well, summer’s almost over (which makes me really sad 🙁 )  Are you ready to head back to school?  I’m SO glad I’m done with all that.  However, I’ll admit I’ve been VERY tempted on several occasions to return for… Continue Reading

Shray Sheet Masks are Amazing!

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YES!!!!  More sheet masks! I had never heard of this brand until I got the Ms. Amazing and Queen Bee masks in my Ipsy Glam Bag (see my post here).  I’m always excited to try new sheet masks! I tried the… Continue Reading

Retin-A: Day 60 (July 12, 2015)

This post is actually for July 12 through July 19, 2015. We went on a beach vacation to Gulf Shores, so I was curious as to how my skin would handle the sun and climate. We were outside, on the… Continue Reading

It’s a Miracle! Michael Todd Charcoal Detox Deep Pore Gel Cleanser

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After trying out, and loving, the Michael Todd Grape Seed Oil Cleanser (see review here), I was thrilled to get the opportunity to try out the brand’s Charcoal Detox Deep Pore Gel Cleanser. If you don’t see a YouTube video… Continue Reading

Retin-A: Day 40 (June 22, 2015)

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No changes in cleansing routine.  I noticed some peeling, especially in area around my mouth and nose. I used my Clarisonic and exfoliated with Omorovicza Blue Diamond Resurfacing Peel, and used extra moisturizer (Omorovicza Gold Rescue Cream).   Previous Day 1 (May 14,… Continue Reading

My Latest 70% Glycolic Acid Peel

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So, I just did another 70% glycolic acid peel*. This is the first one I had done since I’ve been using 0.05% Retin-A, so I was pretty nervous. But, after researching quite a bit, I decided to go ahead and… Continue Reading

In Love with Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid!

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      A friend of mine once had a book called “Don’t Go to the Cosmetics Counter Without Me,” written by a fabulous woman named Paula Begoun. The book was filled with all sorts of information to help people… Continue Reading