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Interview with Esthetician @skinbyLianne – All Your Questions Answered!

As a skincare enthusiast I’m always interested in learning more about the different careers in the field, what different specialists do on a daily basis, and of course their secrets to glowing skin. I had the pleasure of meeting esthetician Lianne and asking her a few questions about her field and how she stays glowing. […]

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Beautycounter’s Balancing Mask Is Nothing to F*ck With

NEW BRAND ALERT!! I’ve had the pleasure of being gifted a few samples of @beautycounter Balancing Collection. My face has been hit by hormones, sugar overload, and stress all in the same week causing an extreme breakout. This mask came just in time and it was BOMB. The Balancing Collection Facial Mask is made with […]

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Keep It Clean

After going though the ingredients of what used to be my go-to skincare I realized just how uncomfortable a some of the top ingredients made me. Paraffinum Liquidum (mineral oil – derived from petroleum?!) as a second ingredient? Pass! Isopropyl Alcohol as a first ingredient? No thank you! So, after doing my research on brands that were […]

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Morning Prep for No-Makeup Monday

I was so pleased with how nice my skin looked after not wearing makeup for a day that I decided to carry it out for the rest of the week! This morning, I cleansed with my Cetaphil cleanser for normal to oily skin. Cetaphil is one of those polarizing beauty products where my opinion falls […]

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Nighttime Prep for No Makeup Monday

Today, I did something I hadn’t done before: I went to work without any makeup on. Now, for someone who has hidden behind makeup for years in fear of my acne being exposed, this was a pretty significant move. To prep my skin for this brave new world, I washed my face with my Mario […]

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Toner Review

Toner review! Before I started listening to beauty podcasts, discussing skincare with friends, and avidly following bloggers, I’d distrusted anything that I considered “extra” skincare as something that could potentially wreck havoc on my acne-prone skin. I lived and died by the pm routine of cleanser/epidou and am routine of cleanser/spf moisturizer. I was convinced […]

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Secret to Better Skin? The Clarisonic

I had a love/hate relationship with my Clarisonic brush the last few years. When I first got it, I went a bit crazy. I thought, as I’m sure any other desperate acne-prone woman would, “more exfoliation more good skin!” as I slapped the brush around on my face for wayyy longer than recommended. This is […]

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