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Beauty-Related Things I’ve Pronounced Incorrectly

I thought we’d do something fun and interesting today! From what I can remember, I’ve said FOUR beauty-related things wrong for the LONGEST time. I seriously can’t believe no one pointed them out to me. But I guess that makes sense since I don’t really talk about skin care in real life. It’s just you Internet … Continue reading

My Story & Routine in Detail Part V

Morning: Moisturizer with SPF: Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen, Sensitive, SPF 30+. I like this because it contains 10% zinc oxide and 5% titanium dioxide, is cosmetically elegant, and again I don’t have to wait 30 minutes after applying to go out into the sun. I’m also thrilled that the manufacturers didn’t reverse the two percentages because zinc … Continue reading

My Story & Routine in Detail Part I

Morning Part 1: Cleanser: Paula’s Choice Skin Balancing Oil-Reducing Cleanser. It’s employs a few gentle detergents as well as some thickeners and anti-irritants such as sunflower oil and stearic acid, giving it a milky texture that lathers very nicely, without making the skin feel parched. The inclusion of these thickeners allows this to easily remove makeup as the oils will bind to the oils on … Continue reading

Kate Somerville 24 Hour Pimple Punisher

Kate Somerville 24 Hour Pimple Punisher. [$28 for 0.5 oz (0.25 oz each)]  This product consists of two parts. The first part is the gel that you apply during the AM. Positives: It contains glycerin, willow bark, oleanolic acid, and almond glycerides, which will serve to soothe and moisturize the skin. The tea tree oil, a known acne-fighter, does … 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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