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Isle of Paradise Self Tanning Review

This past year I’ve seen Isle of Paradise self tanning products promoted by beauty bloggers and beauty editors and couldn’t help but be drawn to their gorgeous pastel packaging and interesting formulas. Since the summer season in the Northeast US is on its way, I wanted my pasty skin to be gone, so I figured …

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RoC Vitamin C Skincare Review

RoC is a skincare brand well known for its stand-out drugstore retinol products. RoC is a leader in affordable anti-aging skincare and recently introduced a line of skincare products that contain vitamin C. If you deal with skincare issues such as dullness, uneven skin tone, hyperpigmentation, and wrinkles and fine lines, then vitamin C may …

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Hylamide SubQ Skin vs The Ordinary “Buffet”

If you are a fan of The Ordinary, then you may be familiar with their popular anti-aging serum, “Buffet”. It is a peptide serum that targets multiple signs of aging with a formula packed with actives, including antioxidants, multiple hyaluronic acids, and peptide complexes. For a super-charged version of “Buffet”, The Ordinary recommends their sister …

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Drugstore Skincare: Cleansing Balms

It wasn’t long ago that you couldn’t find any selection of cleansing balms in the drugstore. I remember searching Amazon and only finding a few brands that I’ve since come to love. (Hello Heimish!) But it seems like every day there is a new affordable cleansing balm hitting the market. While there are some incredible …

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The Inkey List Skincare Review

When The Inkey List first launched in the US, I was intrigued. The Inkey List offers advanced skincare formulations in basic packaging at a budget-friendly price, very similar to The Ordinary skincare products. I heard good things about the brand, so I tried a few of their skincare products. Since the results were quite impressive, …

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Olay Regenerist Collagen Peptide 24 Skincare Review

Olay is a drugstore skincare brand that offers skincare products that address many skincare concerns including aging-related issues such as fine lines, wrinkles, loss of elasticity and firmness, uneven skin tone and texture, and dullness. I am a big fan of Olay products, so in today’s post, I am excited to discuss Olay’s new product …

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Pacifica Clean Shot Serums: Better Than The Ordinary?

The Ordinary is a very popular budget-friendly skincare line that is known for its effective hero ingredient products and no-frills formulas that retail at rock bottom prices. While The Ordinary has many formulations that are low on the EGW’s Skin Deep toxicity database, they are marketed as clinical skincare as opposed to clean skincare. If …

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Sunday Riley Good Genes Drugstore Dupes from The Ordinary and The Inkey List

Sunday Riley Good Genes All-in-One Lactic Acid Treatment is a cult-favorite skincare treatment that has been covered in beauty blogs countless times in the last few years. I admit that I, too, love this product, but I don’t love the price. So is there a dupe, or an affordable lactic acid treatment out there comparable …

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