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Speed Skincare Reviews featuring Sol de Jeneiro, Tatcha, Drunk Elephant, Farmacy, Clarins, Kiehl’s, Biologique Recherche

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Speed Skincare Reviews featuring Sol de Jeneiro, Tatcha, Drunk Elephant, Farmacy, Clarins, Kiehl’s, Biologique Recherche

Drunk Elephant B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Gel ($52.00 for 1.69 fl. oz.) is supposed to be a hydrating serum that uses the following ingredients (as called out by the brand): Pro-Vitamin B5 for "attract[ing] and hold[ing] hydration to skin," Pineapple Ceramide to "help boost luminosity and improve...

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Marc Jacobs Re(cover) Perfecting Coconut Setting Mist Review & Photos

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Marc Jacobs Re(cover) Perfecting Coconut Setting Mist Review & Photos

Marc Jacobs Re(cover) Perfecting Coconut Setting Mist ($39.00 for 3.80 fl. oz.) is supposed to be a "24-hour" setting spray that hydrates the skin and locks makeup in so it "looks fresh all day long." (I kid you not, the copy said "formulated with freeze-frame technology.") There's a part of me...

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Tatcha Indigo Soothing Triple Recovery Cream Review & Photos

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Tatcha Indigo Soothing Triple Recovery Cream Review & Photos

Tatcha Indigo Soothing Triple Recovery Cream ($135.00 for 1.7 fl. oz.) is a rich, deeply hydrating cream that has helped minimize redness in my cheeks and scaliness and flakiness around my nose, while keeping the rest of my skin happy. It is probably one of the more expensive face creams that I've...

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Bite Beauty Lush Lip Wipes Review & Photos

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Bite Beauty Lush Lip Wipes Review & Photos

Bite Beauty Lush Lip Wipes ($12.00 for 10; $22.00 for 30) are supposed to "remove color, replenish, and mattify." The moistened wipe says it will "soothe and hydrate while removing your old lip color." Even if this was an amazing lip color remover, it's a product that...

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LUSH Holiday 2013 Bath Bombs, Bubble Bars, and Gifts Reviews & Photos

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LUSH Holiday 2013 Bath Bombs, Bubble Bars, and Gifts Reviews & Photos

For the holidays, Lush has plenty of offerings to tempt you. Here's a quickie overview of some of the products I recently tried:

Melting Snowman ($5.95 for 2.1 oz.) is a bath melt, which are supposed to be used either in halves or wholes and tossed into the tub as you fill it with...

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Origins A Perfect World SPF 25 Moisturizer Review & Photos

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Origins A Perfect World SPF 25 Moisturizer Review & Photos

Origins A Perfect World SPF 25 Moisturizer ($41.00 for 1.7 oz.) is supposed to be an anti-aging, daytime moisturizer for combination and dry skin that's oil-free with UVA/UVB protection. I bought this a couple of months ago after seeing several readers rave...

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Kiehl’s Super Multi-Corrective Cream Review & Photos

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Kiehl’s Super Multi-Corrective Cream Review & Photos

Kiehl's Super Multi-Corrective Cream ($62.00 for 1.7 oz.) is one of the newest releases from Kiehl's, and I really don't leap to test skincare, let alone anything that makes as many claims as this one. What intrigued me the most was that it promised visible...

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Pacifica Purify Coconut Water Cleansing Wipes Review & Photos

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Pacifica Purify Coconut Water Cleansing Wipes Review & Photos

Pacifica Purify Coconut Water Cleansing Wipes ($6.00 for 30) are designed for gently cleansing skin and "[reviving] skin and [removing] dead cells." Pacifica says they can be used to remove makeup, but "[they] do not use chemical solvants, [so] they will...

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Pacifica Sea Foam Complete Face Wash Review & Photos

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Pacifica Sea Foam Complete Face Wash Review & Photos

Pacifica Sea Foam Complete Face Wash ($11.00 for 5.0 fl. oz.) is supposed to be a "gentle, sulfate-free foaming cleanser that removes daily toxins and makeup." Skincare seems to be a new venture (well, beyond body creams) for Pacifica, which I've personally known...

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Guerlain Super Aqua-Serum Light Wrinkle Plumper Review & Photos

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Guerlain Super Aqua-Serum Light Wrinkle Plumper Review & Photos

Guerlain Super Aqua-Serum Light Wrinkle Plumper ($165.00 for 1.6 fl. oz.) is supposed to hydrate skin while minimizing the appearance of wrinkles. According to Guerlain, after 30 hours, 72% hydration and 27% reduction in wrinkles were apparent. It is...

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