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Paula’s Choice RESIST Intensive Wrinkle-Repair Retinol Serum

Paula’s Choice RESIST Intensive Wrinkle-Repair Retinol Serum: ($29.95 for 1 oz) *This review was highly requested by several people including Christi, so here it is! Others have remarked that I do too many Paula’s Choice product reviews, but I do have several reviews for products from other brands on the site. And if you have requests, please … Continue reading

Come Out! (With Your Skin Care) Overview Review #1

I’ve realized that by just reviewing a given’s person routine week after week wouldn’t be very helpful for most readers unless his/her routine and skin is similar to the reviewee’s. In addition, because of the length of each routine, I doubt anyone would read through past routine reviews in an attempt to find something more relevant. Therefore, … Continue reading

Come Out! (With Your Skin Care) Emma Carlton!

Introduction: Emma has very oily skin that naturally, is prone to acne. She experiences ever-present whiteheads and blackheads, with several (2-4 she claims) more severe relatives like pustules making appearances around the jawline and cheek areas. Emma is also very prone to hyperpigmentation scarring that occurs after any breakouts subside. Furthermore, her skin is naturally very pale and red, which … Continue reading

Come Out! (With Your Skin Care) Mia Abelhammer!

Introduction: Mia has what appears to be combination skin, which is oily in the T-zone and dry everywhere else. The climate she lives in is humid, which exacerbates the oily areas, while slightly relieving the dry ones. Fortunately, despite the constant humidity and oiliness, Mia only breaks out occasionally with whiteheads. However, she does have to deal … Continue reading

My Story & Routine in Detail: Updated Skin Care History

Current Routine: Morning: Part 1: For a more detailed explanation, click HERE. Cleanser: (Paula’s Choice Skin Balancing Oil-Reducing Cleanser) Toner: (Paula’s Choice Skin Balancing Pore-Reducing Toner) Treatment: (Paula’s Choice CLEAR Extra Strength Anti-Redness Exfoliating Solution) Lip Moisturizer: (MAC Lip Conditioner in a Tube)                                    OR Lip Moisturizer with SPF: (Jack Black Black Tea and Blackberry Intense … Continue reading

My Story & Routine in Detail Part III

 Evening Part 1: Cleanser/Makeup Remover: Paula’s Choice Skin Balancing Oil-Reducing Cleanser. This is the same product as the cleanser used during the day. See Part 1 for the mini-review. Toner: Paula’s Choice Skin Balancing Pore-Reducing Toner. This is the same product that’s used during the day. See Part 1 for that review. Treatment: Paula’s Choice … Continue reading

Shopping for Skin Care in Detail: Get Involved

Get involved continued… Now, depending on how enthusiastic or keen you are to aggressively perfecting your skin care routine, you can begin researching ingredient profiles on a variety of websites. FYI, my favorites ones are listed either in my “Useful Websites” or “Skin Care Loves” category of the Links section visible on the homepage. I also have … Continue reading

Shopping for Skin Care in Detail: Start Simple

Start simple continued… As I had previously stated, the most important aspect when starting a skin care routine, is to have a solid, dependable one. From there, you can begin to explore other possible options as you attempt to reach the ideal. One of the best tools available at your disposal is the Beautypedia website ran … Continue reading

Shopping for Skin Care in Detail: Don’t Believe the Hype

Don’t believe the hype continued… When you first start learning about skin care, it’s very easy to be completely overwhelmed since brands often preach opposing doctrines. Some brands offer complete packages that supposedly address all your topical concerns, while others encourage you to mix and match. On top of all that, your friends are telling you not … Continue reading

Boscia Revitalizing Black Hydration Gel

Boscia Revitalizing Black Hydration Gel: ($38 for 1.0 oz) Positives: This contains efficacious amounts of the antioxidants pomegranate, vitamin C (though in the biologically less viable form-ascorbyl glucoside), as well as the anti-irritants willow bark and licorice. The emollients and water-binding agents present include glycerin, sodium hyaluronate, and jojoba leaf extract. There’s also a (tiny) dash of vitamin E. Neutrals: The artichoke … Continue reading

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