The Best $2 I Have Ever Spent On My Face

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As a former beauty advisor and all-round person who just needs to know stuff, I have tried a lot of different face cleansers, both manufactured and home-made. Lately, though, I’ve been scaling back as we could be moving (for real this time) and I finished up the last of my cleanser, so on a whim at the supermarket I bought something for $2 that has made me postpone using cleansers this winter.

Are you ready for it?

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I’m Out: Why I’ve Ditched My Makeup Line

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Typing that title hurts, even after explaining to others for over a year now, but yes, I’ve stopped any word to do with making my cosmetic line. After years and years of making my own batches in my childhood kitchen, researching for hours on end, designing unique packaging and trying to nail down everything I could, I stopped.

When I say I worked on it for years, it would have been around six years this year. I know, it’s a long time.

So why stop after so much effort?

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Beauty Misconceptions Mini: New Skin Regime Can Break You Out/Purging

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I was going to address this in the last beauty misconceptions post but I didn’t want it to be a whole chapter. Instead, I thought I would address it individually from the others in its own post because the whole subject can be really confusing and there are multiple reasons you might break out.

The short answer to this question/statement is yes, a new skincare regime can break you out, but the reasons are a bit longer than a word…

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