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  • the ordinary natural moisturizing factors + ha

    What Are The Best The Ordinary Products?

    What are the best The Ordinary products? Everything they make is dirty cheap. Everything is full of actives that work. Everything is so tempting. But you don’t want to get everything. Heck, who has two hours to put their morning skincare on?! You only want the best so you can spend 5 minutes on skincare […]

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    Fave Three: The Best Glossier Skincare Products

    I know I’m late to the party but… I just don’t find Glossier all that exciting. There, I said it. I know I should be all over it because, “Hello, cute pink packaging!” I’m a sucker for everything pink. Ask Mr BWB. Half the stuff in our house is pink. Even the garbage bin (yes, […]

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  • caudalie best skincare products

    FAVE FIVE: THE BEST OF CAUDALIE

    Kudos to Caudalie for putting resveratrol on the skincare map in the 90’s. If you wanted to get your beauty fix before that, you had to drink a glass of wine. That’s a great excuse for a drink, isn’t it? Unless you’re a boring teetotaller like me – then resveratrol snubbed you. Well, that’s all […]

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    What Are The Best Kiehl’s Skincare Products?

    I love visiting Kiehl’s stores. They’re set up like old apothecaries. Shelves stacked high with products. Skeletons dressed in white coats greet you from the corners. Vials and pipettes lay down on tables. It feels like stepping back in time. But, I rarely buy something there. Kiehl’s products are… meh. Let’s just say that despite […]

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    Fave Five: The Best Of Tata Harper

    “Gio, can you recommend some natural products to treat dryness/pimples/whatever?” This is the question I get more often. It’s a tricky one for me because I rate products based on the effectiveness of their ingredients, not their origin. The sad truth is that most of the actives that really work are harsh chemicals that will […]

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    Fave Five: The Best Drunk Elephant Products

    I never thought anyone could take the place of Paula’s Choice in my heart (and skincare stash). But gosh, Drunk Elephant is giving it its best shot. I kid you not, everything I’ve tried from Drunk Elephant has swept me off my feet. You know how rare is that?! Its secret? Rather than churning out […]

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