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Ole Henriksen African Red Tea Foaming Cleanser! Time to buy the OH Fab 5 Set again.
Now I’m also on the last bit of my daytime face moisturizer/sunscreen by FAB, the Ultra Repair Pure Mineral Sunscreen Moisturizer. Almost done!

FAB Beauty Facial Radiance Pads. They have TRANSFORMED my skin texture. I’ve never had good facial skin but noticed my foundation goes on so much better now (they have gentle skin-eating acids in them) and I use less product to cover and don’t feel bad about going out with a bare face even! I don’t use them every day, I cut them in 1/2 with scissors and use every few days to stretch them out.

Last one I finished: my Let the Good Times Roll cleanser/exfoliator from Lush (already had a backup though).

One I’m about the finish: The Body Shop’s Vitamin C Glow Boosting Moisturizer (and you bet your ass I’ll buy another one at least once the summer rolls around)

This morning I’ve finished my Estee Lauder Even Skintone Illuminator. I like the texture and the subtle illumination that gives to the skin but I haven’t notice the “even skintone” factor.

Caudalie vinosource moisturizing sorbet face cream. I’ve gone through several tubes of it, and will undoubtedly go through many more. It’s not too heavy, doesn’t break me out and plays well with any foundation I use. I just hope they never reformulate it!

Clean & Clear Essentials Foaming Facial Cleanser (Sensitive Skin). Gets all my makeup gunk off without irritating my uber-sensitive skin, and it’s $5 for a bottle. Win-win-win!

It’s rare that I ever actually *finish* a skincare product, as I typically end up tossing it midway, unless I absolutely love it (which also means I very rarely repurchase). That said, I’m on my second bottle of Simple Micellar Water (and have another on standby), and I’m nearing the end of my Alaffia Everyday Coconut Face Wash, which has been OOS the last few times I went to repurchase…

Cheryl Lee MD True Lipids Ceramide+ Cream! Already bought a backup. I’m also almost finished with my Derma E Facial Antioxidant Sunscreen, for which I already purchased a backup. I’m to the point of cutting the tube because I *know* there’s still some in there.

Any and all of my Paulas Choice products. I use the Resist line of cleanser, toner, moisturizer, antioxidant serum and retinol. I reorder when I get low, I won’t go without!

Guerlain Orchidee Moisturizer Gel Formula. I love the scent of the orchidee formula and get many compliments on my 60-year old skin. Worth every penny to care for my super sensitive skin. 🙂

Lancer The Method: Nourish, total holy grail skin care line for me. Has made my icky, ice pick scarred, slightly hyper pigmented skin even, smooth, and glowing in 9 months. For the first time in 34 years (I’m 47) I can go without some sort of foundation or concealer!

30ml jar of Elemis Pro Collagen Marine Cream. My HG moisturiser. Over here in the UK it is sometimes featured as a free gift with magazines and I usually stock up on it then as well as buying from QVC UK.

PC Resist Daily blah blah BHA 2%. Tend to use Resist or Resist ultra lights in am + clear anti acne in pm. and a host of other PC (antiaging) products. I discounted her advice 2nd to opinions on makeup (eg formerly VERY anti UD or anything not natural looking), but that one statement about salycylic only working with the right pH has proven all too true. After 100s of buckaroos on high end SA products that didn’t work, including topical Rx products. Being allergic to benzoyl peroxide doesn’t help. With PC products, the ingredient dictionary, ingredient lists for other products, beautypedia reviews, and a SL of research, even if i don’t know, i can find out. I can rule out allergens and sensitivities with the best of them. Her ad is right below, reminding me to take advantage of the 20. My old friend said my skin looked better than it has in 20 years, then took it back and said 40! I would not say i have good skin, but it is a SL better. The PC info sites are valuable, even for folks who do not use any of her products, to see the purpose and skin compatibility of ingredients, etc.

I’ve finished quite a few lately, but Nude Pro Genius Omega Milk & Giorgio Armani Crema Nera Eye Serum come to mind. I plan to replenish the eye serum this weekend, but I’m on the fence about the Omega Milk. I like it, but I’m trying a new face serum by Shiseido.

Some samples of Korean skincare products a girlfriend from Seoul sent me. Amorepacific, Innisfree, & Laneige. Honestly I was not impressed by any of them. I don’t get all the hype about Korean skincare. The packaging is very nice & hygienic. The ingredients sound interesting. All the products were supposedly for “DRY” skin. But truthfully all the products had so much alcohol in them they dried my already dry winter skin out & stung when I applied them.
I’ll stick with DHC & my homemade skincare.

Mila Moursi Serum Lissant. Will not repurchase as it’s crazy expensive. I will probably go back to Boots #7 Intense advanced serum. I actually saw better results with the Boots. I also just finished a trial size Omorocovicza cleansing balm. That, I will fork over the bucks for.

Paula’s Choice 2% Retinol Booster and also the Peter Thomas Roth Peeling Exfoliator (both ran out just last week!) Awesome stuff. 🙂

Biore Charcoal Cleanser- inexpensive and effective. Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair-have used this for over 15 yrs. , so I’m probably on my 20th bottle!

2 actually Freeman Eclos hydrating moisturizer, and Clinique all about eyes I cream I will not be repurchasing the Clinique I cream because it is not cruelty free however I found out about lush and chanted I cream it has taken it’s place and it works way better it’s way more hydrating and I notice results a lot faster plus the bottle is the same price as a small jar of the Clinique but has about three times more the product and will last about two years

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