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    The Best L’Oreal Products For Your Skin [2023]

    What are the best L’Oreal products for skin? When I first wrote this post a few years ago, it was hard to find something I’d actually use. As much as I love their shampoos, their skincare products left a lot to be desired. Super basic formulations that moisturise skin and… nothing more. Fast forward a […]


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    What Are The Best The Ordinary Products [2023]?

    What are the best The Ordinary products? The disruptive brand has been a cult fave since it appeared on the beauty scene a few years ago, offering actives that work at super affordable, previously unheard of prices. They’ve proven you don’t need to spend a fortune on skincare to get results. But, if you’re new […]


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    What Are The Best Hand Creams [2023]?

    What are the best hand creams? I know ya all want to talk about anti-aging serums and lightweight sunscreens but guess what? It doesn’t matter what you do to your face – if you don’t take care of your hands, they’re gonna betray your real age. Fast. Why? The skin of your hand is thin […]


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    Can You Use Retinol And Salicylic Acid Together?

    Can you use retinol and salicylic acid together? These two acne fighters are a must to treat breakouts – and keep them from coming back. But, word on the street is they don’t play well with each other. They can cancel each other out or, worse, give you a bad case of irritation. Is that […]


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    Paula’s Choice Peptide Booster: Does It Work?

    Wait, didn’t Paula Begoun swear for years peptides don’t work? Yes – and then she changed her mind. Whether she caved in to customers or marketing pressure (certainly NOT science, that ain’t there yet), a few years ago Paula’s Choice came out with her own peptide booster – aptly called Paula’s Choice Peptide Booster. Yep, […]


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    The Best High SPF Sunscreens For Every Skin Type & Budget [2023]

    What are the best high SPF sunscreens? And should you even use one? Rumour on the street has it, high SPF sunscreens give you a false sense of security. You think you’re better protected, so you don’t bother touching it up… or applying enough in the first place. Imo, that’s true of ANY sunscreen. This […]