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

Look Fab On-the-Go with Juice Beauty Travel Kits + FREE Gifts!

Juice Beauty Travel Kits

Hello all, it’s almost summer, and that means… vacation time! We travel a lot, and a good bit of it is via airplane.   One of the biggest pains in the butt for me is not just layovers and airport headaches,… Continue Reading

Skyn Iceland Clear the Way Kit: Secret Weapons for Blemish-Free Skin

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Happy weekend, everyone! It’s already the middle of January! I have oily/combination skin; and it can be a beast at times. So, I was really excited when Skyn Iceland sent me their new Clear the Way Kit! I live in… Continue Reading

Evologie Stay Clear Cream

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Evologie Stay Clear Cream not only hydrates, but it restores optimal skin health with its YS3 Complex (more info here). The multi-tasking, proprietary blend strengthens the skin’s natural barrier and deeply hydrates while working to brighten discoloration, restore texture, and… Continue Reading

Evologie Stay Clear Cleanser

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The problem with so many products marketed to clear your skin is that they are very harsh and drying. The thing that attracted me to Evologie is their gentle, hydrating ingredients. According to the company, this cleanser is an advanced… Continue Reading

Evologie Skincare: First Impression

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I am always impressed by skincare products with quality ingredients.  When I was a teenager, I suffered from acne, and had to use topical and oral antibiotics for several years.  While the treatment was effective, I didn’t like having to… Continue Reading

Bionova Anti-Stress Care with UV Chromophores

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IMPORTANT- Bionova‘s products are very different from any other products on the market.  If you have not been following this blog, or my Bionova posts, FIRST read Bionova: The Next Generation in Skincare, then read Bionova Nano Skin Tech: First… Continue Reading

The Road to Beautiful Skin: Cleansing & Purging Process

Bionova Day 3 Purging

If you’ve been keeping up with this website, especially skincare-related posts like the Peter Thomas Roth Irish Moor Mud Mask (review found here), you likely know that your skin can get worse before it gets better.  Any time you begin… Continue Reading

Retin-A: Day 29 (June 11, 2015)

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No changes in cleansing and skincare routine. I decided to switch to Retin-A 0.05% cream.  I was planning on still using 0.025% in my eye area, but the cream spewed out of the 0.05% tube upon opening, so I used… Continue Reading

Retin-A: Day 28 (June 10, 2015)

I haven’t documented anything since May 19 because there haven’t really been any changes.  I continued to use the tretinoin every night.  The only night I did not use it was May 30, because I ended up in the hospital with… Continue Reading